$395.00

SKU: US21984 Categories: , Product ID: 21252

Description

HELMET – BATTLE DAMAGED BRITISH: A PERIOD BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP COMPLETE WITH LINER, NO CS. IT WAS STRUCK MANY TIMES BY SHELL FRAGMENTS AND AT LEAST ONE SHRAPNAL BALL. BEING PAINTED OD (AND UNMARKED INSIDE THE LINER) IT WAS PROBABLY USED BY AN AMERICAN SOLDIER USING HELMETS SUPPLIED TO THEM BY THE BRITISH EARLY IN THE WAR. IT HAS ONE SHRAPNAL BALL DENT, TWO SHALLOW DENTS, AND 3 HOLES CAUSED BY SMALLER SHELL FRAGMNETS, ONE OF WHICH PENETRATED THE SHELL INTO THE LINER AND PUNCHING A SMALL HOLE IN THE SUSPENSION STRAP. NONE RELIC BATTLE DAMAGED HELMETS ARE RATHER SCARCE.