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ww2artist
10-07-2007, 01:21 PM
This helmet was apparently found in La Rochelle, France, but under what circumstances, I don't know. It is black for some reason, and has some stamp marks to the rear which makes me think it might be a WW2 M1 GI helmet, although the bales don't seem correct ???

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t200/teutonicmotors/blackhelmet2.jpg

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t200/teutonicmotors/blackhelmet.jpg

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t200/teutonicmotors/blackhelmet3.jpg

http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t200/teutonicmotors/blackhelmet4.jpg

Regards

WW2artist

ww2artist
10-08-2007, 01:08 PM
Seems to be an M51 type pot of French origins.....;)

genkideskan
10-08-2007, 06:13 PM
Yeah - it is a french helmet made after 1945 - m.e. Mle 1951.