C027. POST WWII REAR SEAM SWIVEL LOOP CHAPLAIN M1 HELMET WITH CAPAC LINER

$225.00

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C027. POST WWII REAR SEAM SWIVEL LOOP CHAPLAIN M1 HELMET WITH CAPAC LINER. McCORD MANUFACTURED M1 HELMET HAS GOOD ORIGINAL CORK TEXTURED PAINT. OD WEB CHINSTRAPS WITH BRASS BUCKLE, SLIDE AND J-HOOK. THE FRONT OF THE HELMET HAS A LIGHTLY STENCILED CHRISTIAN CHAPLAINS CROSS. IT APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN DONE IN INK OR PENCIL AND IS HARD TO SEE UNLESS HELD AT THE RIGHT ANGLE. THE CHINSTRAP HAS THE NAME OR INITIALS “ROD” INKED ON. THE CAPAC LINER HAS A POST WAR REPAINT WITH 34TH DIVISION AND 194TH FIELD ARTILLERY DECALS TO THE SIDES. IT LOOKS LIKE A NAME OR FOLLOW ME BAR WAS REMOVED FROM THE BACK OF THE LINER. THE PAINT IS FLAKING OFF BADLY AND I HAVE ONLY HAD THE LINER OUT OF THE HELMET TWICE. THE LIGHT OD WEBBING IS TORN IN THREE SPOTS AT THE FRONT. THE NAPE STRAP IS AN EARLY WWII RAYON EXAMPLE THAT IS SOILED. GOOD LEATHER SWEATBAND. THE DETACHABLE LEATHER CHINSTRAP IS BROKEN, BUT RETAINS THE WWII GREEN PAINTED STEEL BUCKLE. NICE SALTY SET. GUARANTEED ORIGINAL. FREE SHIPPING IN THE U.S.A. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE.