CUSTOM MADE ARTEFAKE!
Aged US WWII USMC M1 Infantry "Swivel Bale" Helmet & Liner with Removable Chinstrap (Original Components)
Take the initiative and have me build YOU the ARTFAKE swivel bale infantry helmet that you want. Get an aged artefake with aged reproduction USMC cover! Fill the hole in your collection with this limited service!
This is an original US WWII M-1 swivel bale helmet shell and liner restored as the mid war infantry helmet of your specification! Comes with original M-1 helmet accessories and aged reproduction USMC cover. This is for the more serious collectors and displays.
This M-1 infantry helmet comes complete with a removable liner strap, original WWII liner (your choice of manufacturers), aged reproduction USMC cover and all the accessories pictured.
It will include:
US WWII M-1 swivel bale helmet shell (front seam) & US WWII helmet liner
The M-1 helmet has been totally restored with exterior paint, cork textured, & swivel bale chinstrap loops. It has aged infantry chinstraps with (with early buckle and J hook), reproduction USMC cover and original removable liner strap.
The M-1 liner provided with this helmet is a true wartime made piece. It has been totally restored with original HBT cloth suspension (which includes): upper suspension, lace cord, backstrap and single piece nape strap. It also includes original sweatband, six steel "teethed" brass headband spring clips, removable leather liner strap and quartermaster tag.
Note: The pics above are just examples of what can be done... so please keep that in mind when ordering.
This is a true "one of a kind" item that will pass the most intense inspections. If you are after a piece that looks as if it has stood the test of time (for the past 60 years)... this is it!
Please note that "aging" helmets and liners is a bit of an art form and there may be some variations, but be assured that if you like what you see in the pics, you'll LOVE what you get in person.
To make an item worthy of passing the most intense inspection, time is needed. So bear in mind that assembly time for one of these items will take a couple of weeks beyond normal production.
Please contact me personally if you have any questions. All I can say, is that the end result is well worth the wait.