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Would love some help with Italian M33 helmets

Article about: Brand new to War Relics forum but have used it as a guide for years. I have 3 Italian M33 helmets that I need help identifying. I've upload some pics but not sure if the cell phone quality i

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    Greg, Thanks for the insight. I'm not an expert either but every little bit helps. I do however think that Pre 1945 emblems had the crown as well. Check out this link. https://archive.org/stream/TME30-420#page/n196/mode/1up. Pages 196 and 197. It was really just the Black Shirts that used the other Roman based symbol (I could be wrong on this).

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    Greg/bboywizard......Here are the close ups........

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    The emblem indicates State Police used in the postwar period.
    Google elmetto m33 polizia or PS elmetto and you'll see similar examples.

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    The other two helmets seem to be original wartime shells but also continued after the war judging by the paint.

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    Well done magicdutchmen, had me stumped

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    Yes, thanks magic dutchman. I can rest in peace now.......

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