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How common are helmet liners marked with multiple mfg marks. I have one that is marked 23D with a Westinghouse symbol under that followed by a Capac marking under that with the numbers 5 and 1 on either side of the Capac cross


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They are not uncommon but are somewhat difficult to find in unused condition.

The double mark indicates a liner made in the 1950s by CAPAC manufacturing Co. The 5 & 1 indicate that CAPAC leased a helmet liner mold from the government, originally used by Westinghouse in WWII, and modified the mold by adding the CAPAC logo in 1951.


Westinghouse is the other contractor at this time but they didn't modify the molds they received from the government instead they added a white Micarta ID tag to their liners.

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