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real or fake M2 airborne helmet

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    What do you guys think of this M2 helmet.
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    Sorry about the pictures.
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    the pic's are a bit on the small side but i think ive seen this one discussed on another forum & everyone agreed it was another fake

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    I saw it on E-bay,I was thinking it was a fake but I wanted to make sure just in case I was wrong.I know only crap on E-bay.
    thank you for your input.

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    This is from a totaly different helmet with D ring .Opinion well I think bad but I am no expert on this.
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    whats a D ring?

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    Quote by moaning minnie View Post
    whats a D ring?
    D rings are very rare usely use by the airborne troops it is the metal part that attach the helmet to the traps.
    chris

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    Quote by cricketchris1944 View Post
    This is from a totaly different helmet with D ring .Opinion well I think bad but I am no expert on this.
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    definitely fake the D loop is all wrong & theres no dimple in the rim.

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    Quote by moaning minnie View Post
    whats a D ring?
    you think paying a few hundred pounds for a standard WW2 fixed bail complete M-1 is a lot of money these days you should try to find an original M2 D loop helmet the last one i see sold on ebay went for over $14,000

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    And it was in pretty rough shape to boot.........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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