WW2 French Artillery Officers Helmet

muckaroon1960
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WW2 French Artillery Officers Helmet

Postby muckaroon1960 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:24 pm

Had his a few years now in my collection, dated 1938 French Artillery Officers Helmet bought off the internet. Nice original 1938 date stamp and original metal badge with leather chin strap. Apparently found in the vendors Uncle's loft! Zut Alors! :thumbsup:
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Re: WW2 French Artillery Officers Helmet

Postby Tailgunnerdownunder » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:25 pm

Very nice Pete, untouched original condition looking at the photographs. Just how you want them :thumbsup: thanks for posting. Regards Mark

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Re: WW2 French Artillery Officers Helmet

Postby Dave_Holden » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:03 pm

Like this Paul - totally 100% original. Saw a fair few of these when I was back in France for 2 years, wish I had bought one. Nice find mate and certainly not been messed with :thumbsup:

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Re: WW2 French Artillery Officers Helmet

Postby The Devils Bank » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:57 pm

Certainly has the look of a WW1 Helmet.

Nice to see a different helmet for a change :ymapplause:

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Re: WW2 French Artillery Officers Helmet

Postby muckaroon1960 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:57 pm

WW1 helmets were 3 piece construction, this is a 1 piece pressed like the british brodie and the stalheim.

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Re: WW2 French Artillery Officers Helmet

Postby Dave_Holden » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:36 am

This is WW2 - no doubts.

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