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  1. Another fine addition to your collection Mark ,now you mention the camo I'm wondering if it could be Infra Red Reflective paint as found on some of the late HSAT's
  2. A real nice IDF example Mark and very interesting to note the differances between the British issue Hsat ,Can i ask is it likely the foam bump protection is locally made too ,interesting the liner bo...
  3. Very nice example BG so well done on a nice find ,looks great with the accompanying bayo and 1877 pattern francaise bidon
  4. great aquisition BG ,no doubt highly collectable ,were these a limited production
  5. thanks friend
  6. Thanks for your comment's, i have to agree to the similarities to the civilian protective helmet's regards james
  7. thanks racer 4 and battlegear ,i picked these up some years back ,aside from the composite's which are more recent but most were bought direct from poland ,you are correct BG theses are first gener...
  8. thanks for your comments mark
  9. Hi mark and yes a bit off the beaten track ,were you familiar with this team at all ,thanks for looking and your comments cheers james
  10. very nice ,can i ask if complete ,i have the exact same album with all cards present
  11. superb grouping ,i have only but one nva pith helmet ,thanks for sharing http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/157822-vietnam-sun-helmet?in=user
  12. nice grouping the m27 looks to be refurbished, new paint liner and chinstrap and usually the frontal insignia is found to be reproduction ,which in your example im leaning towards ,you do know the lin...
  13. very nice toy battlegear ,now is the referance photo showing hungarian troops
  14. thank you mark for taking the time to do some of your own research on this particular type and thank you battlegear ,you recent example inspired me to post a bit more on here ,its been a while thank...
  15. many thanks mark ,i will certainly do my best to help you find a similar example one way or another thanks for looking and commenting james
  16. very nice indeed battlegear ,im glad you finally found an example ,the way you display your items are just superb ,interesting to see the shell has the m75 chinstrap upgrade but there is no denying it...
  17. very interesting battlegear and thanks for the extra info ,its a fantastic grouping
  18. great info ,thanks battlegear my goggle pouch has small stiched side inserts for holding spare lenses
  19. thanks battlegear ,i need to brush up on my smg's . very interesting indeed,thanks james
  20. very nice indeed mark and looks superb on the shelf its also identical to your reference photo ,well done
  21. again another superb example of this type of helmet ,i should show mine really ,i too have a ww2 period E tool ,i foolishly bought it thinking at the time it was TR heer issue ,im glad now i hung onto...
  22. very nice battlegear ,i have a spare cover to fit these if your interested ,pm me a postal address and ill gladly send one out ,regards james
  23. nice pieces of history ,thanks for showing battlegear
  24. another fine looking example battlegear ,nice and salty ,the ammo vest has a chicom look to it ,very nice mate and keep up the great work posting your fine collection ,regards james
  25. cool helmet and accompanying items battlegear its certainly got a been there look to it ,i always like the way you tastefully display your collection groupings ,regards james
  26. hi battlegear ,thats an interesting piece ,one thing ive just noticed ,i have a set of us snow goggles and im sure they have the very same case ,are you familiar with the type i refer too ,thanks james
  27. many thanks for looking and your comments mark
  28. lovely example mark with just that hint of wear and tear ,very nice
  29. thanks for your comments battlegear and confirming yours too has the same odour and interesting to hear of the iraqi procurement of militaria from there neighbours
  30. great example and can only agree with racer4 your referance pictures are superb and a pleasure to view
  31. a real nice pairing battlegear ,i love the patina on the mustard coloured example and would be proud to own it
  32. a unique helmet with an interesting past battlegear ,thanks again for sharing what is a nice desirable example
  33. superb examples of each model type .your very lucky to have found these battlegear so well done
  34. very nice grouping battlegear ,i watched the beginning of "the beast " and noted a similar look to your helmet/gassie combo ,can i ask is there a poct size and date stamp present on the rear flap ,th...
  35. very nice glasses battlegear ,these are in remarkable condition considering there age ,thanks for sharing
  36. very nice battle gear ,thanks for sharing ,the liner as you say is very much like the m1 and i see a likeness in profile to the earlier spanish helmets too ,thanks james
  37. thanks battlegear
  38. thanks mate ,its very salty and well used ,this is the summer version but ive seen the winter version also issued to iraqi tank crews
  39. just a small update regarding the arabic script ,i have been told it means "front towards enemy"
  40. many thanks for the information regarding this stamp agh collect ive learned a lot from your comment
  41. very nice example ,i take it the liner pads etc would be completely removed before painting or would it be done in the factory before issue ? its paint scheme reminds me of the soviet /czech reissue s...
  42. hi mark ,this really is a timewarp example,you are a very lucky man to find one in such condition ,thanks for showing ,james
  43. hi there try researching east german (DDR/NVA)model 1956
  44. thanks sean
  45. thanks scott i guess you right if there is money to be made ,a shame really and just spoils the hobby ,i managed to acquire a nice fedayeen patch ,it seems to be made of a cotton backed suede with gol...
  46. your very welcome ,us helmets are not my area of expertise but i know a little to get by ,inspect the liner webbing ,it should have an ink stamp and DLA code or DSA showing the exact year 1970 would s...
  47. most definately an early example so pre ww2 ,it looks to have had a repaint, Pre-war colors are a light green, and then just before ww2 they were painted a darker colour ,have a look on the inside sh...
  48. this is a vietnam period ground troops helmet and liner , ww2 helmets had a stiched chinstrap and yours have metal terminations ,the liner webbing i notice has A washers fixing it in place so its pos...
  49. thanks scott ,your example is very nice indeed and makes for a fine display piece , i believe there is a good reproduction helmet out there from italy ,i appreciate your comments ,cheers james
  50. fantastic and very unique looking example scott,thanks for sharing
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