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M1 swivel bale help

Article about: Hey guys I just recently got a lot of items from wrf member Doggert Dog. And thanks.to him for everything. One of the items I recieved this swivel bale helmet from him. It is a repaint but I

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    Default M1 swivel bale help

    Hey guys I just recently got a lot of items from wrf member Doggert Dog. And thanks.to him for everything. One of the items I recieved this swivel bale helmet from him. It is a repaint but I need help with the heat stamp its hard to read but all I can read is what I think is 200.
    Thanks
    Ryan
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    Default Re: M1 swivel bale help

    Looks like 200A to me. It is repainted.

    Nitram

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    Do you know what date the serial # is?

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    Default Re: M1 swivel bale help

    If a McCord shell - I was say around Aug - Sep 42

    if Shlueter - approx late 42 early 43.

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    Alright thanks guys! Do you think i should leave it as is? Or try to restore it?
    Ryan

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    The paint looks like the kind I've seen on Israeli issue M1's.

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    Yeah its like a blackish color.

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    i cant make it out from the pictures is the seam on the rim to the front or rear of the shell ?

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    I believe it's the front of the helmet...

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