US WWII M1 442nd Infantry Officer Helmet & Liner with First Lt. rank and Officer Bar (Grade I Liner)
Original US WWII M-1 helmet shell and liner (swivel bale). Both pieces have been restored to wartime M-1 infantry helmet specifications with high quality reproduction M-1 helmet accessories. This M-1 helmet comes complete with frontal First Lt. rank, side painted 442nd regimental emblem (serving side only) and rear painted Officer bar.
*any rank may be substituted at no extra cost
It will include:
One US WWII M-1 helmet shell (front seam) & M-1 infantry 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, & swivel bale chinstrap loops. It has sewn infantry chinstraps with snaps (with early buckle and J hook) and painted First Lt. emblem and Officer bar.
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, It also includes sweatband, six "teethed" brass headband spring clips and leather liner strap (with matching black oxide cam latch, rivets and button loops).
Note: See FAQ page for explanation on difference between Grade I & II helmet liners