US WWII 509th M-1C 101st Airborne Helmet and Liner - Original Component (ARTEFAKE)
Front seam US WWII M-1 helmet shell with original finish (only the painted emblems have been added). The liner is also an original airborne liner with primarily all original components, accessories.
This M-1C paratrooper helmet is what would have been used during WWII by members of the 509th PIR and comes complete with all the accessories pictured.
It will include:
US WWII M-1C helmet shell (front seam) & original component airborne helmet liner
The M-1 helmet retains it's original heavily weathered finish exterior paint and swivel bale chinstrap loops. The 509th PIR emblem has been recently added and it comes with an original 1/4" helmet net. It also has aged shuttle loom sewn airborne chinstraps set with original hardware and aged snaps (with early buckle and J hook).
The M-1 liner provided with this helmet has an original suspension liner, but modified to airborne specifications. It has original HBT cloth suspension (which includes): upper suspension, lace cord, back-strap, nape strap, sweatband (reproduction), internal airborne snaps, leather liner chinstrap, shuttle loomed A straps (reproduction) with with original brass wire buckles and chin-cup (with sewn chamois lining).