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    iwasatdieppe06
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    WW1 British Canadian camo helmet

    Post by iwasatdieppe06 on Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:16 pm

    Have a chance at this lid.  Any idea if the camo could be WW1?  I haven't seen any in my brief internet search.
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    Re: WW1 British Canadian camo helmet

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    Re: WW1 British Canadian camo helmet

    Post by mk1rceme on Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:52 pm

    From what I was told, these US camo helmets were done during and after the war to mimic the german camo pattern that was used on stahlhelms during the war. So, it could be, or not that it was done during the war. Personally, I would say post 1918 applied.

    I found a link that will explain it better than me.

    https://alexanderandsonsrestorations.com/truth-camouflaged-helmets-great-war/





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    Re: WW1 British Canadian camo helmet

    Post by iwasatdieppe06 on Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:16 pm

    Thanks, I'll try and get some closeups.
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    Re: WW1 British Canadian camo helmet

    Post by iwasatdieppe06 on Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:35 pm

    It looks like a British Brodie split pin rivet on the chinstrap mount not a M1917 US?
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    Re: WW1 British Canadian camo helmet

    Post by ypres on Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:23 pm

    WWI British helmet issued to the US and painted by an American... Canadians and Brits did not paint their camo this way.

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    Re: WW1 British Canadian camo helmet

    Post by iwasatdieppe06 on Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:47 pm

    IT sure looks better the the rainbow camo jobs on ebay right now. Possibility War painted?

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