Early Vietnam War M-1C Airborne Helmet – WWII Pot, ’62 Liner & Early 60’s Cover + Parts

This one took a while. Tracking down the correct early war steel pot chinstrap was the hardest item to find in mint unused condition. This is the only correct early war one I’ve been able to find in the past few years. There are lots of LOT 02 P hardware marked ones for sale, but…… Continue reading Early Vietnam War M-1C Airborne Helmet – WWII Pot, ’62 Liner & Early 60’s Cover + Parts

Dating Vietnam War Helmet Covers

Growing up in an Army Navy store was an amazing experience and one of the first things I learned how to do as a kid was read a government contract date. My dad taught me what the labels on different items meant. From WWI field gear to what was current issue and cutting edge in…… Continue reading Dating Vietnam War Helmet Covers

The 1950’s New Old Stock USMC M-1 Helmet

This complete USMC version of the M-1 helmet took about a year and half to complete. My overall goal is to always build out a complete helmet using new old stock (NOS) or minty components. This is the best USMC M-1 Helmet I’ve been able to put together to represent the Korean War / Early 1960’s…… Continue reading The 1950’s New Old Stock USMC M-1 Helmet