T051. VIETNAM USN DAMAGE CONTROL FRONT SEAM SWIVEL LOOP HELMET AND LINER

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T051. VIETNAM USN DAMAGE CONTROL FRONT SEAM SWIVEL LOOP HELMET AND LINER. WWII MANUFACTURED M1 HELMET STILL RETAINS THE ORIGINAL BAR TACKED CHINSTRAPS. THE CHINSTRAPS HAVE STAINING AND ARE FRAYED AT THE SWIVEL LOOPS. NAMED WITH AN OFFICERS INSIGNIA TO THE FRONT ALONG WITH “REP III” WHICH WOULD STAND FOR REPAIR LOCKER OR PARTY 3. THE RED PAINT IS APPLIED OVER NAVY GRAY PAINT WHICH IS SHOWING THROUGH IN CHIPS AND SCRATCHES. THE INSIDE IS STILL PAINTED THE ORIGINAL OD GREEN WITH A FAINT LOT NUMBER STAMPED IN THE BRIM. LATE 1950’S TO EARLY 1960’S MANUFACTURE FIBERGLASS LINER IS MARKED WITH A “W 22” INSIDE THE CROWN. COMPLETE WITH 1960 DATED LEATHER SWEATBAND AND 1963 DATED NAPE STRAP. GOOD DETACHABLE LEATHER CHINSTRAP WITH BLACK PAINTED STEEL BUCKLE. THE RED PAINT IS COVERING ANOTHER LAYER UNDERNEATH AS YOU CAN SEE A STRIPE RUNNING FROM FRONT TO BACK ACROSS THE TOP UNDER THE RED LAYER. THE SET SHOWS USE AND WEAR WITH STAINING, RUST AND PAINT LOSS. GUARANTEED ORIGINAL. FREE SHIPPING IN THE U.S.A. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE.