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Posted 1 year ago

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petey
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British WWII Experimental Cruise Visor steel helmet. Approx 5000 made in early WWII, with a view to protecting eyes from shrapnel splinters, many were lost after Dunkirk, and helmets proved not to be popular due to restricted vision. Very scarce helmet.

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  1. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, mustangtony, and pw-collector
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    The visor looks like fly eyes, great acquisition for your collection!
  3. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love tinlid, blunderbuss2, walksoftly, mikelv85 and nldionne
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    I'm reminded of the Roman 'murmillo' helmet!
    The Andabata gladiator fought blind in Ancient Rome wearing a helmet that deprived him of vision. Perhaps that was the idea?
  5. tinlid, 1 year ago
    Is there a date/maker name on the visor, can't remember if these were made by BMB?
  6. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love vetraio50, and I see what you mean!!
  7. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Hi tinlid, I have not looked that close at the visor, I will have a look when I get home.
  8. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love and comment walksoftly, and yes it does!!
  9. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love kerry10456, and PhilDavidAlexanderMorris
  10. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love SEAN68
  11. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love JueBoo
  12. petey petey, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love Poop
  13. petey petey, 2 months ago
    Thanks charmsomeone for the like !

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