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World War Two226 of 967WWII armoured vehicle communicationsEarly NSKK model 1933 dagger, blade by very rare maker C. Schlieper
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Posted 1 year ago


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A fibre rim HSAT which were only made by BMB & produced in 1942, painted khaki green inside & out.
Very hard to find as all fibre rims are including the HSDR & HSRAC as they were only made for a short period in 42.
That's probably why it's one of my favorites.


  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    Not being well versed on helmets, would you please explain HSAT & BMB as well as HSDR & HSRAC. Be more interesting.
  2. jake jake, 1 year ago
    that would be sweet wearing that on my motorcycle
  3. tinlid, 1 year ago
    The P-type helmets, those used by the para's, despatch riders & Royal armoured corps made of steel & domed shaped were officially called helmet, steel, Airbourne troops, or Helmet, Steel Despatch Riders or HS Royal Armoured Corps.
    A bit like the Mk2 helmets, they were officially also called Helmet, Steel, Mk2 No1.
    BMB or Briggs Motor Bodies were one of the major producers of the Mk2 & the P-type helmets during the war, & post war.
    Other markings on the Mk2 steel helmets are:
    HBH, Harrison Bros. & Howson
    JSS , Joseph Sankey & sons
    WD, William Dobson & Sons
    RO&CO, Rubery Owen & Co
    F&L, Fisher & Ludlow
    EC&Co, E. Camelinat & Co.
    But there are many more, some we know & a lot we don't.
  4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    Thanks. I'm almost sorry I asked as I didn't think it was going to be so extensive. I'll file the basics in my memory bank if there are any cells left.
  5. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Another great helmet!

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