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Article about: i believe that this is an italian helmet but im not sure it is hanging in a bar in Grafenwhoer ober bayen germany any help as to its true identaty would be much apreciated it is gloss black

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    i believe that this is an italian helmet but im not sure
    it is hanging in a bar in Grafenwhoer ober bayen germany
    any help as to its true identaty would be much apreciated
    it is gloss black painted and as you can see it has a grenade badge on the front
    i sould not take a pic of the liner as it is screwed to the wall
    cheers guys ian
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    Well, the "Flaming Grendade"+"RF" emblem is definitely French. (RF = Republique Francaise)

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    france helmet

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    I think it might be a french police helmet. If i'm wrong, sorry. Helmets are not my cup of tea.

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    I think it's a French Gendermarie police riot helmet, a model F1 helmet with leather straps

    Genuine French Foreign Legion Dark Blue Emblem Helmet - eBay (item 380224978247 end time Sep-12-10 15:27:14 PDT)

    heres one on ebay right now, but he calls it a French Foreign Legion helmet

    they usually sell for around $30 on ebay still pretty common and easy to get
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    thanks for the info guys i was stuck with the id on this one well done lads cheers ian

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    French Gendarme Helmet. You can attach a face-shield to it as well.They are quite common. The surplus store here in downtown Seattle has had one for sale for at least 8months...Personally, I wouldn't contaminate my helmet collection with one.

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