WWI U.S. M-1917 COMBAT TEST HELMET

AGE: 1917-18
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Steel.
MARKINGS: ZG 56 stamped into steel. There is a half inch hole punched through the brim of the helmet. This is where a sample of the steel was taken for testing. There is a red stripe painted across the helmet indicating it is no longer suitable for combat use but can still be used for training purposes. There are many of the helmets with the red stripes on them but few with the test holes in them.
CONDITION: Steel is in very good condition. Liner and chin straps are in good condition. Never lift a WWI helmet by the chin strap Please see photographs for condition.
OTHER INFO:
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described

Item: 1670

Price: $325.00
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WWI U.S. M-1917 COMBAT TEST HELMET