Helmets, Headgear - British/Cdn WW2 Militaria

WW2 CANADIAN 2 TONE CAMO BROWN AND GREEN MKII HELMET NET. $24.95. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. CANADIAN WW2 RCAF BCATP LEATHER FLIGHT HELMET 1943 WITH C BROAD ARROW. $99.00. Out of stock. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. CANADIAN WW2 HELMET CHIN STRAP C BROAD ARROW MARKED.

Why were WWII helmet designs so different by country ...

 · The British inventor John Leopold Brodie produced the most effective helmet. Illustrated War News Nov 1915, a picture of officers wearing new Brodie helmets. It was constructed in one piece by pressing one thick sheet of steel. This made it more durable and cheaper to build than both the French and German models.

Military Helmet Identification and Price Guide ...

Dispatch Rider Helmet : WWII British Turtle Shell MK III Helmet : MILITARY HELMETS OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES This section of the website covers the combat helmets employed during WWII and beyonf by a variety of countries. These helmets are difficult to acquire. The following is a guide to help the militaria collector identify Duth helmets and ...

Military helmets - an introduction - Australian War Memorial

 · First World War. Between 1916 and 1918, on the Western Front, Australians wore the British issue steel helmet as head protection. This helmet was called The Helmet, Steel, Mark I but is also sometimes referred to as the Brodie steel helmet or the Brodie Mark I helmet. These helmets were approved for service on 15 May 1916.

Pith Helmets of the British Empire - Military Trader/Vehicles

 · The British inventor John Leopold Brodie produced the most effective helmet. Illustrated War News Nov 1915, a picture of officers wearing new Brodie helmets. It was constructed in one piece by pressing one thick sheet of steel. This made it more durable and cheaper to build than both the French and German models.

Pith Helmets of the British Empire - Military Trader/Vehicles

 · Often dubbed the "pith helmet" or "sun helmet" by collectors, the British Foreign Service Helmet is one of the most evocative pieces of militaria from the Victorian Age. The cloth-covered, lightweight style of headgear that was used for the last quarter of the 19th century is as iconic to the era as the German steel helmet is to World War II.

Guide Of German Helmets From 1933 To 1945 - WW2 …

The Stahlhelm M range of helmets was to have a long history in the German military during the World Wars. The Stahlhelm M1916 or M16 was comprised of three sections, the dome, the visor and the neck-guard. The dome was the main part of the helmet, being cylindrical in shape and covering the skull. The visor at the front was 6½ inches and ...

The Steel Helmets of WW1 - The Military Times

 · A medieval Kettle Helmet,worn in this case with chain-mail coif. Allied helmets. Unlike the German design, the French and British helmets were said to be based on an ancient design called the Kettle Helm. These were effectively a wide-brimmed hat made of steel and used particularly by the English in the wars against the French in the Middle Ages.

The British Mark I Brodie & the U.S. P17, know the ...

 · The British helmet is made from 21 gauge steel, while the American helmet is made from 19 gauge steel. The color of paint used by both the British and American manufactures do show some similarity. Some American helmets tend to be a darker …

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

 · 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 ...

German Militaria Collectables

WWII British Helmet, dated 1943 ON HOLD. Here is a very nice WWII issued and used British helmet. ... (I have many, MANY hundreds of parts of all types from WW2) PLEASE Remember when you saw this great original stuff, and every single item priced below the other sellers, EVERY ITEM. ... A standard WW2 Helmet Liner Sweatband, Excellent ...

Types of Pith Helmets - Historyplex

There still exists some helmets that are a replica of the 24th Regiment badge, though they are the rarest to find. Otherwise, both the British and French helmets are available in white or khaki sand. Types. Pith Helmet British Colonial Military Sand; British Pith …

Flying helmets - Militaria Zone

Flying helmets including RAF Flying Helmets, Royal Air Force, Royal Flying Corps, Luftwaffe, French, USN, US Airforce helmets and USAAF flying helmets. Covering all …

british army 1939 - 1945 - A.M.S. Militaria

Add to cart. BRITISH ARMY WW2 HOOD TANK SUIT.WW2 MODEL MADE IN 1954. € 18,00. Add to cart. BRITISH ARMY WW2 REPRINT OF 8TH MAY 1945 EDITION END OF THE WAR IN EUROPE. € 5,00. Add to cart. BRITISH ARMY ORIGINAL WW2 ENTRENCHING IMPLEMENT DATED 1941-1944 WITH NEW MADE WEB COVER.

WWII German Helmets - World War ... - World War Two …

Stahlhelm is the German word for "steel helmet". Since WWI, the German military helmet has always been a distinct icon--beginning with the Pickelhaube (spiked combat helmet) and transitioning to the various Stahlhelm variants of WWII. Both German and Allied …

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 ...

WW2 BRITISH HEADWEAR - Tommy's Militaria

1942 British made Slouch Hat as worn in India & Burma. Code: 11513. £225.00 Approx $309.49, €263.47, £225. 1941 dated British Army Slouch Hat. Code: 10496. £130.00 Approx $178.82, €152.22, £130. EARLY WW2 BRITISH ARMY OTHER RANKS PITH …

British Mk. 2 Helmet Net 1942 to ... - J. Murray Inc. 1944

 · the British Mk. 2 net was made for the British Mk. 2 helmet. These nets were made of cotton woven in a ¾ inch pattern that included an interwoven drawstring intended to secure the net under the helmet's brim. These nets were dyed a solid color that varied in shade from khaki tan to dark olive green. The Mk. 2 performed a decent job of ...

WW2 RAF Flying Helmets - Historic Flying Clothing

Post WW2 RAF Flying Helmets. Post WW2 USAF / USN Flying helmets. Flying Helmets - Miscellaneous. Flying Helmet Spares. Price range. Price £130.00 £395.00. Reset | Filter by price. RN / FAA C-type flying helmet, late pattern. RESERVED.

JC Militaria | Military headgear

WW2 1941 Dated British Home Front, Worcester City and County Fire Brigade Tommy Helmet By FAI With Liner and Chinstrap. Sn 14254 - 14254 This is an excellent original, WW2, painted steel Worcester City and County Fire Brigade 'Tommy' helmet. The helmet is painted olive green and has its original transfer Fire Brigade badge in silver and red.

HELMETS & HEADGEAR - BRITISH & COMMONWEALTH

 · WW1 & WW2 Helmets Of All Nations Bought & Sold. US M1 Helmets & Liners British Mk2 Brodies British 'Turtleshell' Mk3/4/5 German WW1 & WW2 Helmets. M16, M17 & M18. M35, M40, M42 I Am Interested In Purchasing Any Old Helmets. …

WWI, WWII and Combat Helmets, for Re-enactors ... - …

Every army involved in WWI and WWII used helmets to protect their combat troops. We offer a large variety of reproduction helmets that will meet the needs of Re-enactors as well as collectors. From the iconic M-1 US combat helmet to the German stahlhelm with its distinctive appearance, each helmet is made from quality materials.