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#1 jkash23686

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:23 PM

Have had this one for a few months now by way of a trade. Nice repaired M2 with original straps and Westinghouse para liner IDed to Lt. Joseph Shelton of the 505th PIR.

His ASN is on the shell and name is on the sweatband, which I couldnt get a good pic of because Im having some camera issues. I added the Airborne chin cup for display.

 

 

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:24 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:24 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:24 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:25 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:25 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:25 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:25 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:26 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 02:29 PM

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 03:54 PM

Thats nice

 

Lots of character.



#12 Grant G.

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 03:56 PM

I can make out just enough of the original M2 feet; excellent helmet, Jamie!



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Posted 17 December 2016 - 04:13 PM

Thanks guys. Yeah it was a one looker for me when I saw it. I know he graduated from West Point in 44. 



#14 MartyMcPouch

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 05:39 PM

Very coooool helmet ! :rolleyes:



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Posted 17 December 2016 - 05:54 PM

very nice helmet, its in very good condititon compared to most others. Another one to drool over!

#16 Beau-Brummel

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Posted 18 December 2016 - 02:49 AM

Very nice Jamie!



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Posted 18 December 2016 - 08:51 AM

Beautiful Jamie,

it will be perfect in my collection  ;)  !

 

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#18 sgtdorango

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Posted 18 December 2016 - 11:33 AM

Man thats one nice M2 jamie!.....mike

#19 jkash23686

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Posted 18 December 2016 - 11:53 AM

Thanks guys, its at home with its other 82nd friends :)
 



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Posted 18 December 2016 - 11:03 PM

VERY NICE.... btw, I think the helmet in your profile picture is AWESOME...



#21 jkash23686

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 10:06 AM

VERY NICE.... btw, I think the helmet in your profile picture is AWESOME...

 

It is.



#22 jasonm

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 06:47 PM

Very nice helmet Jamie.

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 10:50 PM

 
It is.


Is the navy lid named? Sorry for being off topic.

#24 klinsmann

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Posted 20 December 2016 - 04:01 AM

Nice catch, thank you for sharing.

#25 jkash23686

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Posted 24 December 2016 - 07:59 AM

Just wanted to add a pic of Mr. Shelton from West Point. 

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