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Us m1 fixed bale

Article about: Gday folks heres my first fixed bale m1 helmet for you to look at. i got this on ebay a while ago and when i received it found that it was named, bonus! when i googled the name, i discovered

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    Nice early fixed bail and liner. Can't help you with the lettering thou,sorry.

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    i went to the link as supplied by reneblacky and found 38 servicemen with the same name but alas i couldnt make a connection with state or occupation
    guess some things are meant to remain a mystery......i dont think the bales on this one have been rewelded i will post some photos tomorrow so you can have a look
    im becoming a m1 addict i want a front seam swivel bale now

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    yeah there's been no luck on the other site i posted it on either no one knows or no one is interested so sorry about that guess it will have to remain a mystery for now & to top it off you've now caught the M-1 bug

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    back again more photos bales,liner stamp etc....the liner is westinghouse with a d5 stamp not sure if you can get a date from that?
    regards Paul
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    the D5 in the liner is a mould batch number so if you have two with the same number they came from the same mould as far as in know they cant be used to date liners.

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    cheers nick, thanks again youve been a great help

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    no worries mate glad to help

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