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Unique m1 navy helmet conversation

Article about: Patches, you've seen mine but I figured I would show it on this thread, 1943 McCord fixed bail with navy blue paint and Navy Lieutenant insignia. You'll have I excuse the paper towel role, s

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    Default Re: Unique m1 navy helmet conversation

    Quote by NickD View Post
    heres my navy lids

    the brown looking one was at some point grey as it has flecks of grey paint on the chin strap but not sure as to why it now looks brown it has the USN stencil on the inside at the back of the shell.
    I love the middle one! Jim G.

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    Default Re: Unique m1 navy helmet conversation

    Quote by gel65 View Post
    Hello this helmet is not navy I believe it is paratrooper, I have seen the marking before I believe it indicates where someone was located in the plane I remember seeing it somewhere but cannot remember I believe it was done in the 50s and early 60s
    Since the chinstraps and liner are not airborne that helmet is definitely Navy IMO.

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