T345. WWII MANUFACTURED M1 HELMET USED THROUGH VIETNAM

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T345. WWII MANUFACTURED M1 HELMET USED THROUGH VIETNAM. FRONT SEAM, SWIVEL LOOP HELMET HAS A LOT NUMBER OF 223B WHICH WOULD DATE MANUFACTURE TO LATE 1942, SO IT MAY HAVE STARTED OUT AS A FIXED LOOP. HAS SEVERAL LAYERS OF POST WAR PAINT APPLIED. THE ORIGINAL WWII CHINSTRAPS ARE GOOD WITH FRAYING AT THE LOOPS. THE INSIDE OF THE HELMET IS INKED WITH A JUNE 1968 DATE, SEVERAL NAMES, SERIAL NUMBERS AND AN ARTILLERY UNIT MARK. THE KOREAN WAR LINER IS MADE BY WESTINGHOUSE AND HAS BEEN PAINTED WHITE. RETAINS THE OD HBT WEBBING AND MATCHING LEATHER SWEATBAND. THE NAPE STRAP IS AN EARLY 1960’S EXAMPLE. THE DETACHABLE LEATHER CHINSTRAP IS LOOSELY ATTACHED AND NOT CLIPPED ON TO PREVENT DAMAGE. THIS SET HAS SEEN USE OVER SEVERAL DECADES. GUARANTEED ORIGINAL. FREE SHIPPING IN THE U.S.A. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE.