US WWII M2 551st PIR Paratrooper Medic Helmet & Liner (with medic and unit emblems)
Original US WWII M-1 helmet shell and liner. Both pieces have been restored to M-2 paratrooper helmet specifications with high quality reproduction M-1 helmet accessories. This M-2 paratrooper helmet comes complete with hand painted 551st and medic pattern and all the accessories pictured.
It will include:
One US WWII M1 helmet shell (front seam) & M1 paratrooper helmet liner (with frontal eyelet hole)
The M-1 helmet has been totally restored (no dents or cracks). It has new exterior paint, cork textured, & D bale chinstrap loops. It has sewn airborne chinstraps with snaps (with early buckle and J hook) and hand-painted 551st PIR unit emblems and medic panels.
The M-1 liner provided 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, leather liner strap (with matching black oxide cam latch, rivets and button loops), leather chincup (with chamois lining).
Note: See FAQ page for explanation on difference between Grade I & II helmet liners