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kozowy1967

Vancouver Island Canada

My main interests are Canadian and Commonwealth WW II era helmets and headgear.

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Thetford Moulded Lightweight Parachute Helmet - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Israeli Mk II Airborne Helmet ( HSAT ) - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Canadian Mk II brown and green three tone camo - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
1942 C.L./C. Brush Over Painted In Desert Tan - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Italian Post War M 42/60 Paratrooper Helmet - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Interesting Camo Painted Mk II HSRAC - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
1941 Dated C.L./C. Flashed To The Regimental Police - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Mk I Helmet Steel Royal Armoured Corps - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
 Vietnam era M-1 C - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Netted and Scrimmed 1942 C.L./C. - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…

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  1. Morning James that is an interesting theory and IMO very plausible now the next question that comes to mind is how would one go about testing the paint to see if it is indeed IRRP... Regards Mark
  2. Morning R32 and Jimmy thanx for the interest and sorry for the late reply having some PC issues...James it is thought that the foam padding and that the dome bump pad have both been produced and or at...
  3. Thanx BG it does have a lot of character and displays well...
  4. Hi BG thanx for the reply and I am of the same opinion that it very likely is a vet bring back the soldiers service number is carved on the underside of the rim and I will have to sit one day and do a...
  5. Many thanx for the comment fortapache...
  6. Thank you fortapache I have been collecting Canadian Tin Lids for a number of years and have only managed to add a few to my shelf with original netting still applied... Regards Mark
  7. Thanx Petey they almost never come up in the marketplace for sale I was quite pleased to add this example to my top shelf... Regards Mark
  8. Many thanx Aaron good netted and scrimmed examples are getting hard to source..
  9. Morning fleafinder thanks for the reply and yes I do have a few images of the various stamps and marks on the helmet body and liner as when I first received this particular Mk II it was miss identifie...
  10. Hi James the CFL is quite small so yes I am was familiar with the Rough Riders Regards Mark
  11. Nice James a little out of the norm of what you collect for helmets but a great conversation piece. ReGARDS mARK
  12. These must have been produced in small numbers and or very few have survived James since you first posted this to my Airborne Parachutist helmet thread I can find no information on production and or c...
  13. A stunning helmet James and one I would be quite ecstatic to add to my own shelf. Regards Mark
  14. Hi James yes I would love to see your example I am quite envious of you both. I as well should post here more often as it is a good venue to showcase ones collection. Regards Mark
  15. A lovely lid BG and one I am still trying to source for my own collection my personal preferance would be a variation of the M1 -C such as the example posted by James over at the WRF but I find these ...
  16. Thanx Macca I have added to this grouping recently I will try and post some images this evening. Regards Mark
  17. Thanks BG they are getting hard to come by in unissued condition. Regards Mark
  18. Thanx Gents one of my favorite helms on the shelf I have been trying to source a set of Resistal goggles with the rubber dust shields but they never seem to come up in the marketplace for sale. Reg...
  19. A lovely addition James they do display rather well together . Regards Mark
  20. Thanx James it does display rather well on the shelf . Regards Mark
  21. Hi BG this particular Mk II was a Canadian purchase coming from an estate sale as to the liner I have no ideal when it would have been added but further research has brought a little more information ...
  22. A nice addition to the collection BG thanks for posting the period contemporary image of them in wear. Regards Mark
  23. Hi fhrjr2 first off sir I would like to thank you for your service to your country but as to your comment about not showing appreciation and being disrespectful I am sorry you feel this way as I have ...
  24. Thanks for commenting James it is good to see you here on collectors weekly . This is by far one of my favorite helmets in.my collection I have a lot more to post time permitting . There are a few o...
  25. A lovely lamp and shade I would take off the shade and inspect the metal frame work for a manufacturers mark and or stamp the base should as well be marked on early produced pieces. These of course a...
  26. As to Regimental and or Battalion flashes you will find there are many to choose from as to using original water slide transfer decals you will have a couple of problems associated with using them the...
  27. Thanks Petey I have an interesting image of a British soldier driving a troop carrier landing on the Beach at Sicily. He is wearing IMO a helmet that is the spitting image to your example. Regards...
  28. Hi Pete I have in my collection what would appear to be the brother to this particular Mk II . would you be kind enough to share a little more info such as the helmet body manufacturer and the produc...
  29. You are welcome Kev I would be intrested in seeing the finished project when you are done. Regards Mark
  30. Thank you everyone that commented and for the Loves.
  31. I never tire of seeing this helmet Aaron like Petey I am quite Jealous . Regards Mark
  32. I would say by the lack of chinstrap lug retention rivets that the lugs have been welded on the reverse side if this is the case the Helmet Body was produced in mid 1942 by G.S.W. (General Steel Wares...
  33. Thanks Pete and Blunderbuss2 there is a nice ghost impression left on the shell from were the net has been resting against it for eons. Regards Mark
  34. A nice lid Pete I wish I had been a little more confident but with the amount of fake camo's being sold in the marketplace as of late put me squarely sitting on the fence glad to hear it turned out to...
  35. Thanks Kev IMO it is the historical direct connection to the vetran that used it that makes it such a great piece. Regards Mark
  36. Sweet lid BG was this a US pickup or did you source it out of Israel another I would love to add to my shelf. Regards Mark
  37. Another nice lid BG I really like the patina and well worn appearance on this one and I would happily display it in my collection . I have yet to add an M-17 to my collection I have had ample opportu...
  38. Good on you Petey like Aaron I seen and commented on this helmet a few weeks back but could find no direct fault with it it is the second example of the brick/stonewall Malta camo pattern I have seen ...
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