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J005867 (IJA) TROPICAL M38 SUN HELMET.
Army M38 enlisted issue helmet. Woven bamboo covered with light olive drab water-resistant, cotton drill cloth. The covering is comprised of six machine sewn pieces, meeting at the apex of the crown and sewn under a reinforcing band along its brim. A 20mm wide band, with a loop to its reverse, is horizontally sewn along the mid-point of the helmet. M38 top and grommet vents. To the interior, its medium green colored liner, in a looser weave material, mirrors the six-piece construction to the exterior. Both issue tags present. Liner complete. Harder to find than the typical later pattern. Excellent helmet.
GRADE ****1/4 PRICE $499.00 (Or Best Offer)
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