M1 helmet dating chart
Dating the us m1 a basic guide the us m1 has been in service since early '40s to early '80s so what distinctive features can tell us wether we have a wartime helmet. Wwii-era m1 helmets: a beginner’s guide any m1 helmet of the helmet in question must possess all original manufacturing techniques and parts dating from.
Sizing chart helmet size convention chart the size chart is only for reference always try the helmet on and follow this manual's instructions for a. The us m1 helmet is perhaps one of the most iconic items of military equipment, made famous not only in period photographs from the second world war and vietnam, but also from numerous war films such as the d-day epic, the longest day, or audie murphy’s story, to hell and back.
Date: july, 2009 during the course of the war the army and gov't contractors were still figuring out the best way of making helmet liners for the m1 steel helmet. Mccord helmet stamp production date - posted in steel and kevlar helmets: there is a dating chart in one of the m1 helmet books. Absolutely no problem james, glad to help you, i relate to how frustrating it is not to be able to successfully date m1 lids the helmet thread.
Us m1 steel helmet forum - please post your us m1 helmets here. There is a dating chart based on the heat stamp number used by mccord found in the book: us m1 helmet: date of manufacture by nickd. Page 2- m1 schlueter helmet is it real or repro mccord started m1 production and made a total of 20 million over the course of the war/post helmet shell dating.
Limit my search to r/militariacollecting help dating an m1 helmet another thing that is hinted at but not really concluded on that chart is the rim material.
- I need a m1 helmet expert i have a m1 helmet shell, the heat if you end up buying the book, the chart dating the helmets is on pg 27.
The us m1 has been in service since early '40s to early '80s so what distinctive features can tell us wether we have a wartime helmet or a postwar one let's start with some basic rules: - the shell.