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US M-1 helmet identification needed

Article about: i have asked many appraisers to see if this item is genuine and what war it is from. so far, none have replied. if anyone can tell me the value of the helmet, is it real or not, and what war

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    Default US M-1 helmet identification needed

    i have asked many appraisers to see if this item is genuine and what war it is from. so far, none have replied. if anyone can tell me the value of the helmet, is it real or not, and what war its from, that would be great. i have include some picturesClick image for larger version. 

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    Default Re: US M-1 helmet identification needed

    I'd say it is a modern day/Vietnam era Paratrooper helmet.
    Best Regards

    Vegard T.
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    Looking for militaria from 38. Batterie, Heeres Küsten Artillerie Regiment 977, also from 31, 32 and 36. Batterie.

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    Default Re: US M-1 helmet identification needed

    the liner is a 1960's US version but the shell looks to me to be a what they call a euro clone made by another country try & see if there is a heat stamp number on the inside of the shell around the front peak area ??

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    No there is no heat stamp anywhere inside the shell.

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    Default Re: US M-1 helmet identification needed

    then i would say the liner is US made but the shell is a euro clone not US made imo

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    Default Re: US M-1 helmet identification needed

    Alright thanks for the info. Now i have to figure out what to do with this big steel paperwieght.

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