Early WWII Fixed Bale Helmet Marked 53B Under Front Brim

Early WWII Fixed Bale Helmet Marked 53B Under Front Brim

Code: uac20200fbh

ON HOLD!! Not Currently Available!


Product Description


WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE WITH NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES!!!... We are now OUT OF THE OFFICE for about THREE WEEKS, Leaving Saturday September 4th, On The Road WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to the Office From our Travels to the ASMIC National & MAX Shows on Monday September 27th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, and Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Saturday 9/4/21 through Sunday 9/26/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Monday 9/27/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: Early WWII Fixed Bale Helmet marked 53B under the brim, painted olive drab with heavy canvas straps. An iconic helmet seeing service with the US military from the early 1940s up until its replacement by the composite helmet in the mid 1980's.

VINTAGE: Circa early WWII

SIZE: Approximately 28" inside circumference; 9 ½" ear to ear; 11 ¼" back to front; 6 ½" tall

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted steel, heavy canvas straps, steel buckles

ATTACHMENT: Fixed bale chinstraps.

MARKINGS: "53B" under brim

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII helmet collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VGEX13 LBDEX2/15 SLBHEX4/15 UTL4/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The helmet shows minor to moderate wear, one chinstrap is partially separated, and nearly all the painted details remain intact.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.