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VFW Parade Helmet

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Hello everyone,

I recently picked up this helmet to go with a VFW dress uniform, and I thought I would share it. Ive seen these around, but never with a manufacturers stamp. Unfortunately, it has a tear on the liner with a period repair. I hope you enjoy it.




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I stopped back at the antique shop that had the helmet, and found this to go along with it. It looks well used. Unfortunately, a part of the sticker has torn loose. Does anyone have any idea of what era this might be from?



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Avery neat helmet Vic. Is it polished aluminum or khaki? I have never seen one with a maker marking either, although I have seen the plated ones with a VFW sticker on the front.

"You can't please everyone so you have got to please yourself." Ricky Nelson



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It is polished aluminum. Sorry about the photo, it has a yellowish hue to it. The dealer had another aluminum helmet there as well but it had an American Legion badge on the front, and the liner was completely different. I may go back and buy it because it was pretty cool, and not that expensive.

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