US WWII Army Paratrooper Fixed Bale Airborne Helmet (Grade I Liner)
Original US WWII M-1 helmet shell and liner. Both pieces have been restored to fixed bale airborne helmet specifications with high quality reproduction M-1 helmet accessories. This fixed bale paratrooper helmet comes complete with removable liner strap, Grade I liner and all the accessories pictured.
It will include:
US WWII fixed bale helmet shell (front seam) & US M-1 paratrooper airborne helmet liner (with frontal eyelet hole)
The fixed bale helmet has been totally restored (no dents or cracks). It has new exterior paint, cork textured, and fixed bale chinstrap loops. It has sewn airborne chinstraps with snaps (with early buckle and J hook) and removable liner strap.
The M-1 liner provided with this helmet is Grade I. It has been totally restored with new exterior paint (high gloss), new OD #3 HBT cloth suspension (which includes): upper suspension, lace cord, backstrap, two-piece nape strap, internal airborne snaps and OD #3 A straps with brass wire buckles (factory installed). It also includes sweatband, six "teethed" brass headband spring clips, removable leather liner strap and a leather chincup (with chamois lining).
Note: See FAQ page for explanation on difference between Grade I & II helmet liners