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M1 Helmet Wierd Liner

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    Hi I got my M1 helmet today I 've heard the shell is real but the liner is 75's Austrain. Help? Photos: Click image for larger version. 

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    Hi there, welcome to the forum. The whole package is Austrian, 1960's ish onwards. I can tell from the chinstrap buckle just visible on one of your photos.

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    Thank you! Would you recommend it for ww2 american loadout?

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    Well, the liner is comfy, if you're willing to butcher a nice 1960's helmet to change the chinstrap for a wartime repro, you could pull it off. A repaint/retexture would be needed too.


    Martin

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    Thank's I've heard though this helmet shell is 100% American late war. But shipped to austria is that true?

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    Not guaranteed. Post shots of the shell. Check the rim for any stampings, and the frontal dome for any number/letters. If the dome has a HEAT stamp (Number/letter combo) it's probably of American origin.

    Martin

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    I checked it. No heat stamps Numbers etc, Could it still be shipped from america to austria? Take a look Photos: Click image for larger version. 

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    Not very likely I'm afraid. I suggest reading this thread: http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/us-m1-...c-shell-22931/

    It's still a nice helmet, and I suppose could be used for reenactment (your goal I presume).

    Martin

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    Thanks you helped me alot! Well it was worth it and I happy to know it would be ok for american loadout. Well spent money I wouldn't know this if not you!

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    Thank you again case is closed!

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