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Article about: Hi i was wondering if my M1 helmet is wwii era or if it was made at a later date. I was looking at some of the photos on this forum and i think it is wwii with sand texture but i am interest

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    Hi i was wondering if my M1 helmet is wwii era or if it was made at a later date. I was looking at some of the photos on this forum and i think it is wwii with sand texture but i am interested to hear what the experts think. Please help
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    gday, the paint and chinstrap look like vietnam era to me, the chinstrap most definitely is vietnam era.

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    hi the heat lot number will tell you roughly what time frame the shell is from if you know your stuff,cheers dave.

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    from the shape of the helmet, chin straps & paint finish your looking at a time frame of the 1960's onwards.

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