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I have recently added this to the collection,

Unfortunately I am away for 3 weeks so I wont know if its named yet, but I must say Im a little excited to hold her.

 

Ok ! Im a little more than excited, Im speechless still from the photos.

 

Ill let them do the talking

 

- Dean

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"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

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WOW! That's a beauty! Congrats!

 

Can't wait to see how you display that one with your collection.

 

 


-Gene

 

“The English fight for Honor, the French for Glory, but the Americans fight for Souvenirs!"

 

Roy S. Durstine, 1918

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WOW! That's a beauty! Congrats!

 

Can't wait to see how you display that one with your collection.

 

 

Thankyou Gene

 

Ill box this one in glass like the other raider helmet to keep people from handling it

 

Thanks again my Friend

 

- Dean


"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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Congratulation Dean!

A beautiful helmet! I saw this one too but seems that you were faster!

 

Hopefully theres a name in it to give it a story.


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Congratulation Dean!

A beautiful helmet! I saw this one too but seems that you were faster!

 

Hopefully theres a name in it to give it a story.

Thanks Blue

 

Name or not Im just over the moon but would love the story on this one

 

- Dean


"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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Top shelf setup - A true beauty - well done!!

Thanks MDK - I love how filthy it is, a true beauty in my opinion also

 

- Dean


"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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When I’m back I will search for a name in the liner, fingers crossed I can get a lead


"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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Wow, I'm not sure how you're going to contain yourself for those three weeks, I know I'd be like a kid waiting to open presents on Christmas morning!

 

I'm really looking forward on seeing/reading more on this one when you get it in hand.

 

Do my eyes deceive me or is that a Hood Rubber liner?


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Wow, I'm not sure how you're going to contain yourself for those three weeks, I know I'd be like a kid waiting to open presents on Christmas morning!

 

I'm really looking forward on seeing/reading more on this one when you get it in hand.

 

Do my eyes deceive me or is that a Hood Rubber liner?

Thanks for the kind comments.

Its a rare low pressure liner, could be an SC or hood , made 1942 for sure. So falls in line nicely for a raider set. Whats awesome is that the paint thats on the inside Of the liner is the paint used on the outside of the helmet, so both are original to each other. Plus the liner looks to have been camo painted.

All will be revealed

 

- Dean


"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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Amazing period photo of a burlap cover with a hand made net like mine, almost identical in every way

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"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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Thanks for the kind comments.

Its a rare low pressure liner, could be an SC or hood , made 1942 for sure.

- Dean

 

A great helmet indeed...! I'll vote for a Hood liner at this point, I don't see the slight cut-outs on the sides for the bales like a St. Clair would have.

 


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Wow that might be cooler than your other one???....mike


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



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A great helmet indeed...! I'll vote for a Hood liner at this point, I don't see the slight cut-outs on the sides for the bales like a St. Clair would have.

 

Congrats Dean - was this the one that was at the MAX show?

Wow that might be cooler than your other one....mike

Thanks everforward I would agree it’s a Hood , thank you for the kind words.

 

Also yes it was bought at the Max show I think blacksmith, thanks for the kind comments.

 

Thanks Mike, I agree with you, but it’s a hard choice between Raider helmets

 

- Dean


"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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Now that is awesome! Congrats on an incredible find!

Thankyou Sir


"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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Another one?

Hey Cap

 

Yes thats now 2 raider helmets

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"Rise and rise again until lambs become lions."

 

Always looking for ww2 USMC items, helmets and any camo'd items

 

 

"thinking outside of the box"

 

New website

 

https://combatusedmilitaria.com

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Wow I love that helmet, I really hope that you can find a researchable name because there has to be an amazing history to this one.


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Dean, is there any words that can really discribe how you truly feel. CONGRATULATIONS on this helmet, she is an incredible find and having two of such a rare helmet is is unbelievable. I’m very happy for you and looking forward to more pictures.

 

 

Marty

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