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Was at the rose bowl and came across a nice original helmet named to a L A times reporter

The seller told me he has just sold his uniforms earlier but only found the helmet later in another box.

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Nice find. Being a war correspondent, you would hope to find a picture of him in theater with this helmet. Good luck.

USMC 2/2 Fox Co 0311 & 1st Recon Bn Delta Co. 0321. 1986 - 1995 (Desert Storm 90/91)

US Army Long Range Surveillance Co F 425th INF ABN LRS Team 1-6 2003 - 2005 (Iraqi Freedom 03/04)

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NIce find and good save.To bad the uniforms got seperated.

In Memoriam:
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
"If you cant get out and run with the big dogs then sit on the porch and bark at the cars going by.."

Have you Hugged a Clown Today?

You Cant Get A Sun Tan On The Moon..





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I Just took the time to read his obit, seemed like a pretty cool guy with quite a life...incredible helmet...mike

Always looking for and buying 50's era 11th Airborne/ 187th ARCT/ 82nd Airborne tac mark painted jump helmets!



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Not getting it is a heartbreaker, but i guess we all have a story about missing a golden opportunity. Thanks for posting, even if it was a tease.

Always looking for uniquely marked helmets, WWI and WWII American Field Service items, WWII and earlier USMC items and named or numbered medals and medal groups.


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Dang! Nice lid! Never seen one like it. Should have bought it and flipped it on to someone here. Im sure they would have paid much more than $950! Super rare find there. Great helmet with a great story. Thanks for sharing!

 

...like a 82nd Airborne group :rolleyes:

In Memoriam:
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
"If you cant get out and run with the big dogs then sit on the porch and bark at the cars going by.."

Have you Hugged a Clown Today?

You Cant Get A Sun Tan On The Moon..





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