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Mon Casque M1

Vietnam Paratrooper - LIMITED EDITION

Vietnam Paratrooper - LIMITED EDITION

Regular price $333.00 USD
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The M1 helmets of the American airborne troops during the Vietnam War. Mythical helmet with its typical accessories from the conflict as well as its original Mitchell helmet cover dated 1974.

Shell & Liner

Steel helmet shell of Austrian origin, with a joint of the rear strapping as well as movable chinstrap attachment points repainted in matt OD (Olive Drap). A pair of original Vietnam OD#7 paratrooper type chinstraps equip the heavy helmet. All metal parts are marked with the "P" for "PARISH DIVISION OF THE DANA CORPORATION".

The original US liner "LINER, SOLDIERS STEEL HELMET, "COMBAT" TYPE 1" dated October 24, 1972 reassembled in paratrooper version is in fiber with its original elements ("internal suspension, "sweat band"). has been replaced with a new post Vietnam model of US origin dated 1985. It has its original fabric chin strap marked "US.

Accessories
Various original and reproduction accessories are also attached to the elastic around the heavy helmet.
    • ORIGINAL "MITCHELL PATTERN HELMET COVER" helmet cover dated 1974 and marked with the soldier's name in several places "Dale Lintner"
    • Reproduction of patinated elastic "BAND, HELMET, CAMOUFLAGE" - CAT EYE" - WAR IS HELL
    • CAN OPENER "CAN OPENER, P-38. STAINLESS STEEL" ORIGINAL
    • Reproduction of playing card "DEATH CARD"
    • ORIGINAL "CLEANING COMPOUND SOLVENT" empty solvent bottle dated 1967
    • 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

Steel M1 paratrooper US Vietnam-style helmet shell of Austrian origin produced between 1975 and 1990. Features a rear seam and swivel loops. Reproduction Vietnam-style helmet chin straps in OD#7 color. 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

Surplus compressed fiber helmet liner "Helmet Liner Ground Troops Type 1" of American manufacture between 1975 and 1980. Equipped with a sweatband and a three-point neckband, Vietnam version. Modified with the addition of A Yokes for securing the original cloth chin cup.

Weight

2.5 kg

Materials

Casque lourd : Acier
Sous casque : Fibre
Jugulaire : Coton
Bouclerie : Métal

Keep in mind

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

Size

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

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Jeune soldat américain durant la guerre du Vietnam portant son M14 sur le dos

Vietnam Paratrooper - LIMITED EDITION

The iconic M1 helmet of the American helicopter-borne soldier during the Vietnam War. With its Mitchell helmet cover, cloth chin strap, and accessories, it embodies the image of the GI during this conflict.

  • Vietnam Paratrooper - LIMITED EDITION paint

    Ce casque complet type Vietnam est peint à l'aide d'un peinture basée sur la teinte utilisée entre 1936 et 1944 par l'armée américaine. De nature mat, elle aura tendance à se satiner avec le temps et l'usure tout comme les casques originaux.

  • Vietnam Paratrooper - LIMITED EDITION texture

    Le casque lourd M1 infanterie type Vietnam est lisse et vendue avec un couvre casque.

  • Vietnam Paratrooper - LIMITED EDITION chin strap

    La jugulaire du casque lourd est une originale de fabrication américain par la firme ARISH DIVISION OF THE DANA CORPORATION. Elle possède également les boutons pression destinés à être fixés dans le sous casque.

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