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Mon Casque M1

Vietnam "Mechanized" - LIMITED EDITION

Vietnam "Mechanized" - LIMITED EDITION

Regular price $288.00 USD
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The M1 helmets of American motorized troops during the Vietnam War. Mythical helmet with its typical accessories of the conflict as well as its original Mitchell helmet cover.

Shell & helmet

Steel helmet shell of Belgian origin, with a joint of the rear strapping as well as movable chinstrap attachment points repainted in matt OD (Olive Drap). A reproduction pair of Vietnam type OD#7 chinstrap equips the heavy helmet.

The original US liner "LINER, HELMET, GROUND TROOPS" in fiber manufactured by the firm Firestone with all of its original elements ("internal suspension, "sweat band", neck pad).

Accessories
Various original and reproduction accessories are also attached to the elastic around the heavy helmet.
    • ORIGINAL "MITCHELL PATTERN HELMET COVER" helmet cover dated 1973

    • Reproduction of the M-1944 protective glasses

    • Elastic reproduction "BAND, HELMET, CAMOUFLAGE" - WAR IS HELL
    • ORIGINAL "FUEL COMPRESSED TRIOXANE RATION HEATING" heating ration dated 1970
    • Cleaning brush for M-16 "BOLT CLEANING BRUSH" ORIGINAL
Note

All our helmet shells are made of steel and come from military surplus. Some of them are over 50 years old. They may show traces of use and age due to storage. Although they are repainted and refurbished, some evidence of their past use remains visible.

Cut

The under helmet is one size, it is nevertheless adjustable in depth as well as in any head.

Shell

The steel helmet shell is of Austrian origin, produced between 1975 and 1990. It features a rear seam and swivel loop chin strap attachments. The helmet is equipped with a reproduction Vietnam-style helmet chin straps in OD#7 color. It has been repainted in Olive Drab 7, a shade used by the American military between 1936 and 1944. The shell lacks a textured finish and remains smooth.

Replica Liner

Sold with a fiber liner only

Fiber Liner

The surplus compressed fiber liner is the "Helmet Liner Ground Troops Type 1" manufactured by Consolidated Molded Plastics in 1975. It includes a sweatband and a three-point neckband, Vietnam version, dated 1969.

Weight

2.5 kg

Materials

Helmet: Steel
Liner: Fiber
Hardware: Metal

Keep in mind

All of our helmet shells are made of steel and come from military surplus. Some of them are over 50 years old and may show signs of wear and age due to storage. Although they are repainted and restored, some evidence of their past use may still be visible.

Size

The helmet liner is one size fits all, but it is adjustable in depth and head circumference.

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Vietnam "Mechanized" - LIMITED EDITION

The iconic M1 helmet of the motorized troops during the Vietnam War. With its Mitchell helmet cover and accessories, it embodies the image of the GI during this conflict.

  • Gros plan sur l'élastique de casque US M1 Vietnam

    Vietnam "Mechanized" - LIMITED EDITION paint

    This complete Vietnam-type helmet is painted using a color based on the shade used by the American military between 1936 and 1944. It has a matte finish that tends to become satin-like with time and wear, just like the original helmets.

  • Gros plan sur la peinture de la coque de casque US M1 Vietnam

    Vietnam "Mechanized" - LIMITED EDITION texture

    The helmet shell is smooth without a cork texture.

  • Gros plan sur la jugulaire de casque US M1 Vietnam

    Vietnam "Mechanized" - LIMITED EDITION chin strap

    The chin strap of the helmet is a Vietnam-type reproduction made by Mon Casque M1, using woven webbing copied from the period model.

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