M1 Helmet Dating Chart

  • Production Date Charts - USRifleCAL30M1.com

    Welcome to USRIFLECAL30M1.com! If you are like me, owning an M1 Garand goes a lot deeper than just owning a firearm. It is about owning a piece of history that protected our freedoms and won a world war. Deemed the greatest single battle implement ever devised by man... (Patton), the M1 Garand is something that will consume you in the collecting of military surplus …

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    • M1 Helmets - Dating the M1 Steel Helmet • Cargo Packboard Attachment - how to use the shelf attachment with the cargo packboard • Uniforms & Equipment - Dating WW2 Uniforms and Equipment • How & Why to Use Your Gas Mask - How to ID the types of Gas, how to put on a gasmask, and other ...

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  • "Euroclones" - An essentiel collector's guide - OCAD ...

    M1 helmet: When the Austrian Bundesheer was reformed in 1955, it was initially equipped with U.S. made M1 helmets (30,000 of which were provided by departing US forces). The featured example is a late WWII issue M1 helmet with a rear seamed rim and cork textured paint.

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  • M1 Garand Serial Numbers - Fulton Armory

    The serial number listings by month presented below were developed by Scott Duff, a recognized authority on and author of a series of books on the M1 Garand.The following information can be found in the books "The M1 Garand: WWII" and "The M1 Garand Serial Numbers and Data Sheets" found at Fulton Armory, and are used here with Mr. Duff's permission.

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  • The US M1 Helmet guide : production, types, details, liners

    The US M1 helmet is standardized on April 30, 1941 and is approved on June 9, 1941. The M-1 helmet, differ from the other models by this construction in two independent parts that we call the heavy pressed steel helmet with stainless steel rim (Body) and the light fiber helmet (Liner). Its shape remained unchanged throughout the conflict, but ...

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  • How to date a US m1 helmet. - YouTube

    What did you learn from this “guide”. Best comment gets pinned!

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  • M1 Heat Stamps - STEEL AND KEVLAR HELMETS - U.S. Militaria ...

    Feb 03, 2013· I'm trying to put more precise manufacturing dates on my M1 helmets and was hoping to find a place where one can look it up. Here are a couple: The fixed bales: 1) 273A. 2) 270B. 3) 278A. 4) 290B (The 9 appears half-stamped so it could be an 8) The swivel bales: 1) 101E (Front seam, manganese rim, cork texture)

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  • Helping Information on a heat stamp on a McCord M1 Helmet.

    May 13, 2021· Helping Information on a heat stamp on a McCord M1 Helmet. I was wondering if anyone would know the approximately the date of a McCord front seam, swivel bail helmet with a heat stamp of 861H (unless I read it upside down and it is H198)? The book I ordered is taking a while to arrive. Also would the liner be any paticular manufacturer (s) for ...

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  • Collecting WWII-Era M1 Helmets: A Beginner's Guide ...

    Aug 05, 2015· THE M1 STEEL HELMET. Adopted shortly before the United States entry into WWII, the first production M1 helmet shell was made of manganese steel coated in cork aggregate and dark olive drab paint. This combination gave the helmet a dark, coarse, appearance and texture. An alpha/numerical stamp is located on the lower inside front of the helmet ...

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  • A WWII M1 manufactured by Schlueter with a manganese rim ...

    An example of this are Canadian issued FS/FB M1's that Canada purchased. The lot number ranges correspond to the date in the chart in which was Dec '42/Jan/Feb '43 of which records of US sales all detail that the 250,000 helmets sold to Canada would fall from those manufacturing range.

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  • Helmets | Charleys Surplus

    Terry Cloth Helmet Sweatband. CH_TABS1. $6.95. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. GI Kevlar PASGT Helmet Used. CH_MH135U. Starting at $124.95.

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  • M1 HELMETS - RESTORATION & REPAIR

    M1 - HELMET - RARE VERSION - WW2 One of the nicest M1 Helmets to come into my workshop in many years. Front seam and swivel loop, all original paint and texture, with natural wear and tear, I have correctly Bar Tacked a pair of the best reproduction chin straps, stamped brass fittings, made in the USA by world renowned producer of parts, in order to complete it, but the helmet itself is ...

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  • J. Murray Inc. 1944

    Providing M1 Helmets, Parts & Services since 2001 We are a small family owned and operated business. Offering quality restored and historically accurate M1 helmets. Serving collectors, reenactors and the film industry. We strive to sell our products at an …

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  • The M1 Helmet Liner Headband: Manufacturers & Variations

    On April 28, 1941, Hawley Products Co. of St. Charles, Illinois received approval for its fiber helmet liner. Its design consisted of two rigid fiber shells cemented together, impregnated with water resistant chemicals, covered with olive drab fabric, and outfitted with a silver rayon suspension. The liner would then accept a small neckband and a headband, both of which were constructed of the ...

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  • M1 Helmet | Equipment Wiki | Fandom

    The M1 Helmet is a steel helmet of American origin.123 1 Overview 1.1 Helmet Liner 1.2 Helmet Shell 2 History 3 Variants 3.1 M1C 4 In popular culture 5 References The M1 helmet consists of two main pieces, the helmet liner and helmet shell. The helmet weighed on average 3 pounds, with slight weight variations for helmets produced at different time periods and by different companies.45 The ...

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  • Helping Information on a heat stamp on a McCord M1 Helmet.

    Apr 30, 2021· Helping Information on a heat stamp on a McCord M1 Helmet. Hi, I was wondering if anyone would know the approximately the date of a McCord front seam, swivel bail helmet with a heat stamp of 861H (unless I read it upside down and it is H198)? The book I ordered is taking a while to arrive. Also would the liner be any paticular manufacturer(s ...

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  • US M1 Hawley - Brendon's Helmets

    The first mass produced M1, this fixed bale helmet has the short chinstraps which were unable to be affixed around the rear of the shell, the shell is a McCord manufactured front seam with rough textured paint. The fibre liner was made by Hawley Products Co and were made of two layers of compressed fibre, these liners were replaced in 1942 due to their poor durability in humid climates ...

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  • US M1 Hawley - Brendon's Helmets

    The first mass produced M1, this fixed bale helmet has the short chinstraps which were unable to be affixed around the rear of the shell, the shell is a McCord manufactured front seam with rough textured paint. The fibre liner was made by Hawley Products Co and were made of two layers of compressed fibre, these liners were replaced in 1942 due to their poor durability in humid …

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  • Identifying and Collecting WWII M1 Helmet Liners ...

    Sep 30, 2015· M1 HELMET LINER. The liner for the M1 helmet served as the suspension for the steel helmet. It acted as a cushion between the wearer’s head and the steel of the helmet. The liner also served as headwear for ceremonial and official duties where a steel helmet was not necessary, such as a parade, guard, and MP duty in non-combat areas.

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  • Military Helmet Identification and Price Guide ...

    A 25% more protection than the M-1 helmet was achieved with the new design. The following information will help the enthusiast identify US Military helmets. It also contains a price guide to establish the value of the helmet. This section of the page covers helmets from the WWI and WWII era.

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  • Head Gear — POOR MANS MILITARIA

    wwii us m1 327th glider infantry helmet identified kia. pvt. ernest b. brickwell (33693261) company c, killed june 12, 1944. found appelville, france (near carentan). heat stamp #269c. small blood stains in helmet and liner. (hg44)

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  • M1 EVO R1 EVO M1 R1 X1S Rumba Mesh Intercom ... - Sena

    M1 EVO R1 EVO M1 R1 X1S Rumba Mesh Intercom™ Bluetooth® Intercom Helmet Type Mountain/Trail Road Cycling Mountain/Trail Road Cycling Cruiser Cycling Multi-Sport Total Intercom Users Virtually Unlimited Virtually Unlimited Up to 4 Up to 4 Up to 4 Up to 2 Max Distance Up to 0.55 mi / 900 m* Up to 0.55 mi / 900 m* Up to 0.55 mi / 900 m Up to

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  • What to Look for When Buying a WWII M1 Helmet (Beginner's ...

    Sep 11, 2020· A heat stamp of 305B on a McCord manufactured helmet. A heat stamp of 50A with an 'S' beneath it on a Schlueter manufactured helmet. Heat stamps can be used to roughly determine the production date of M1 helmets. The book Helmets of the ETO includes a chart to date McCord manufactured helmets, however the information is copyrighted.

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  • M1 carbine collectors guide – RJ Militaria

    The bolt on all early to mid production M1 carbines have a flat top. In order to save time in production, later M1 carbines, from mid 1944 onward, utilised a round top bolt, which meant less machining. It should be noted, that all WWII production M1 carbine bolts were blued and not parkarized. M1 carbine early bolt; M1 carbine late bolt

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  • US M1 helmet: date of manufacture - War relics forum

    Feb 15, 2013· re: US M1 helmet: date of manufacture. There is a dating chart based on the heat stamp number used by McCord found in the book: Helmets Of The ETO by Regis Giard and Frederic Blais. This chart is approximate only but, it will get you within a …

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  • A WWII M1 manufactured by Schlueter with a manganese rim ...

    An example of this are Canadian issued FS/FB M1's that Canada purchased. The lot number ranges correspond to the date in the chart in which was Dec '42/Jan/Feb '43 of which records of US sales all detail that the 250,000 helmets sold to …

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  • Dating the M1 Steel Helmet - Hardscrabble Farm

    1941: 1942: 1943: 1944: 1945: 1951: 1960: 1961: 1972: 1973: 1988: Bales: Fixed: July : Sept : Swivel/Flexible : Oct : End : Rim Butt: Front: July : Oct : Rear

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  • WWII helmet shell heat stamp dating chart. : M1Helmet

    1 comment. Continue browsing in r/M1Helmet. r/M1Helmet. Subreddit for collectors of the United States M1 Steel combat helmet. 67. Members. 2. Online.

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  • M1 helmet heat lots? - CMP Forums

    Jul 20, 2013· M1 helmet heat lots? Ask Each Other. The swivel bales puts the date around 1944. I still think you are missing a number in your heat lot.

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  • Helping Information on a heat stamp on a McCord M1 Helmet.

    Apr 30, 2021· Helping Information on a heat stamp on a McCord M1 Helmet. I was wondering if anyone would know the approximately the date of a McCord front seam, swivel bail helmet with a heat stamp of 861H (unless I read it upside down and it is H198)? The book I ordered is taking a while to arrive. Also would the liner be any paticular manufacturer (s) for ...

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  • X1S M1 EVO R1 EVO M1 R1 Mesh Intercom™ Bluetooth® …

    M1 EVO R1 EVO M1 R1 X1S X1S is available in North American markets only Rumba pi Mesh Intercom™ Bluetooth® Intercom Helmet Type Mountain/Trail Road Cycling Mountain/Trail Road Cycling Cruiser Cycling Multi-Sport Multi-Sport Total Intercom Users Virtually Unlimited Virtually Unlimited Up to 4 Up to 4 Up to 4 Up to 2 Up to 2 Max Distance Up to

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  • HOW TO IDENTIFY US WWII M-1 INFANTRY & M-1C …

    US WWII M-1 FIXED BALE HELMET The M-1 Helmet (1941 - 1943) The M-1 helmet was well under production before December 7th 1941. The first production batch started on June 26 and resulted with over 323,510 M-1 helmets before the war had even began. The Ordnance Department selected McCord Radiator and Manufacturing Company of Detroit Michigan to produce the steel M-1 helmet …

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