M1 Helmet Liner

US M1 Liner #46
US M1 Liner #46 - The liner is an original Korean era high pressure type manufactured by Westinghouse. It is dated 1956. The Westinghouse logo and mold number 24 can be found inside the crown. This liner was never completed at the factory; it never had webbing fitted; it did not even have rivet holes for webbing. When acquired, the liner was painted white with a tin badge for ‘Veterans of Foreign Wars – United States’. It had a homemade liner arrangement fixed to four holes in the liner shell. The liner has been completely fitted out as a WW2 type with new OD3 webbing, new A washers and rivets, new sweatband, new neck strap, new leather chinstrap, new para type A straps and new para leather chin-cup. Female snaps to accommodate the para helmet web chinstrap have also been fitted. The outer surface was stripped bare and painted olive-drab. $250 AUD
US M1 Liner #47
US M1 Liner #47 - The liner is an original Korean era high pressure type manufactured by the merger company of CAPAC/Westinghouse. It is dated 1956. Both logos can be found inside the crown. This liner was never completed at the factory; it never had webbing fitted; it did not even have rivet holes for webbing. When acquired, the liner was painted white with a tin badge for ‘Veterans of Foreign Wars – United States’. It had a homemade liner arrangement fixed to four holes in the liner shell. The liner has been completely fitted out as a WW2 type with new OD3 triple-weave webbing, new A washers and rivets, new sweatband, new neck strap and new leather chinstrap. The leather chinstrap fixtures have been improvised. The outer surface was stripped bare and painted olive-drab. $230 AUD