Early-WWII Fixed Loop M1 Helmet & Westinghouse Liner Set
This is an original early-WWII M1 helmet set. The McCord manufactured front seam fixed loop helmet shell has a heat stamp of 553A, dating its production to June 1943. It retains its original olive drab factory finish, cork texture, and brass-buckled khaki chinstraps. The veteran hand-painted his name, "G. Millener", in the helmet's interior. We were not able to find any matches in the Army's enlistment records, however there are multiple possibilities within both the Navy and Marine Corps muster rolls. The steel shell has recently been paired with an original Westinghouse manufactured helmet liner. Its original olive drab factory paint finish is in good condition. It features green-painted steel A-washers and a khaki suspension, which date the liner's production from mid-1943 to mid-1944. The khaki suspension is strong and intact. It comes complete with its original headband and neckband.