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BRITISH MILITARY P-44 MK IV HELMET TURTLE BACK 1952 DATED D-DAY INVASION HELMET

BRITISH MILITARY P-44 MK IV HELMET TURTLE BACK 1952 DATED D-DAY INVASION HELMET

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Region of Origin: Great Britain

Manufacturer: C.C.L

Liner Type: Lift the dot

Modified Item: No

Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom

Theme: Militaria

Original/Reproduction: Original

Condition: Very good

Liner Size: 6 1/2

Bales Type: Swivel

Model: MK IV

Pattern Year: 1944

Color: Dark Brown

Chinstrap Color: OD Khaki

Year: 1952

Exemplifying a distinguished piece of military heritage, the British Military MKIV Helmet stands as a testament to the design and manufacturing excellence of Great Britain's wartime equipment. Originating from the historical framework of UK's defensive gear, this particular model, known within military circles for its 'Turtle Back' design, was crafted by the renowned manufacturer C.C.L in 1952. Unmodified and preserved in a very good condition, this authentic piece maintains its original components including the 'lift the dot' liner, a swivel bale type, and an OD Khaki chinstrap, encapsulating the essence of its era.

Each helmet from this series embodies the spirit of the assault troops who donned them, especially during significant operations like Normandy (D-Day). The Dark Brown coloration, a shift from the earlier khaki green, coupled with its 1944 pattern, makes it not only a collector's piece but also an inspiring symbol of British militaria. Its size 6 1/2 liner guarantees a glimpse into the personal aspect of gear customized for the heroes of the past. Renowned for its durability and design, this MK IV version succeeded the MK III, incorporating subtle yet significant changes like the liner rivets, painting a vivid picture of its evolution and historical value.

For enthusiasts of military history or collectors seeking to enrich their assemblage with genuine and impactful pieces, this British Military MKIV Helmet offers an unparalleled connection to the valorous past of Britain's armed forces. All products from Clay's Military, including this iconic helmet, come with free shipping, ensuring you can seamlessly add this piece of history to your collection.

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