M1917 Helmet Restoration

WWII Restorations

WWI or WWII Helmet Restoration Service: $40: Portraying an officer or NCO? While we restore your helmet, we can also paint the corresponding officer or NCO rank stripe on your helmet. Be sure to indicate the rank you would like us to paint on the helmet when you send us your order. (The helmet pictured at left shows an NCO stripe as an example.)

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M1917 American Collector Grade Helmet Liner

This liner has the original 1910 SAE milspec Wool Top Pad and Wool Crown along with user friendly oilcloth. This is as close and you can get to the real deal without a time machine. Made with our usual high quality netting and veg tanned leather bumper ring and chinstrap. There is nothing wrong with our regular liner but for those of you who want to step it up to the next level of restoration,

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Restoring the M1917 Helmet - HardScrabble Farm

Restoring the M1917 Helmet By Vincent Petty . For anyone getting into WW1 living history finding a good serviceable helmet with a well preserved liner can be a difficult task. At one time prices were reasonable, but, in my short time in the hobby I have watched as the price of a helmet has gone up; a year ago you could get a good helmet with ...

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WW1 M16 Helmet Refurbishment - WarHats.com

Nov 20, 2012· 31/Dec/2012: The helmet is now fully completed. The light rust has been darkened and the helmet has been given a protective 'shine' to reflect several years of furniture spray. The stencils have a lovely dark yellow patina and the liner has been fully aged. The chinstrap is cracking in places and is very delicate - just like an original in this ...

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M-1 Steel Helmet - Olive-Drab.com

M-1 Steel Helmet Origins. A steel helmet is designed to protect the user from flying fragments of exploded ordnance. By extending further down the sides and back of the wearer's head and neck, the M-1 was a big improvement over the M-1917A1 helmet.The M1917 model was considered suitable for protecting the top of the head.

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HELMET RESTORATION PARTS | Man The Line

Categories: HELMET NETS, COVERS, DECALS & PARTS, HELMET RESTORATION PARTS, INFANTRY HELMETS AND LINERS. M1 HELMET WEB CHINSTRAPS-OD#3 $ 15.95. Add to cart. Compare. Wishlist. Add to cart. Wishlist. Compare. Quick view. Categories: HELMET RESTORATION PARTS, INFANTRY HELMETS AND LINERS, PARATROOPER HELMETS & LINERS. M1 M1C M1D HELMET …

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Brodie Helmet - Asbesto Liner - What would you do? - Other ...

Dec 02, 2015· The IWM found, when tested, that 6 of their helmets contained an asbestos pad and now, for safety, assume that all do unless proven otherwise. I do the same. I totally agree that restoration should be to conserve and should keep as much of the original item as possible but modern times sometimes can make this impossible.

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Original U.S. WWI M1917 Refurbished Doughboy Helmet of the ...

Original Item: Only One Available. The M1917 was the US Army's first modern combat helmet, used from 1917 and during the 1920s, before being replaced by the M1917A1. The M1917A1 helmet was an updated version of the M1917 and initially used refurbished WW1 shells. The M1917 is a near identical version of the British Mk.

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WWI British MkI Brodie Helmet Restoration

Apr 08, 2021· WWI British MkI Brodie Helmet Restoration + Reply to Thread. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last. Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 20 ... sawdust was the finish used on US M1917 helmets whereas British helmets were textured with sand. So off it had to come... Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night;

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M-1917 / M1917A1 Steel Helmet - Olive-Drab.com

The M1917 helmet was made of manganese steel with a fixed liner and leather chinstrap with sliding buckle. The leather/felt/netting liner had an integral suspension that separated the wearer's head from the steel dome but did not provide much comfort. The M1917 was painted lustlerless olive drab, with a sawdust anti-reflective texture.

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Reproduction Helmet parts | German Helmets Inc

Reproduction Helmet parts ... Item #108 Reproduction M1917 Steel framed liner. European made. Correct grade of calf skin, machine sewn white cloth pockets at the rear of each pad. The pads are pressed into an exact copy of the M1917 steel liner frame. $70.00..

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M1917A1 Helmet Review - Learning From History

Aug 01, 2016· The M1917 helmet was simply an American adoption of the British Mk. I Brodie helmet, and until American production was in full swing, most American troops to see action in WWI were issued British made helmets. However, tens of thousands of American made (and even a few British made) M1917 helmets remained in inventory until the 1930’s.

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50th Aero Squadron M1917 Infantry Helmet > National …

Mar 24, 2016· This helmet was worn during World War I by Lt. Milton K. Lockwood of the 50th Aero Squadron, who piloted DH-4 aircraft and survived three crash landings. The 50th Aero Squadron insignia is the Dutch , the trademark emblem of Old Dutch Cleanser, which was adopted to represent that the squadron's focus was to “clean up on Germany” during WWI.

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Helmet - Extracts from History

Both the American M1917 helmet and the British “Brodie” helmet are appropriate for use. The helmet must be olive drab and plain without insignia nor painted with camouflage patterns. ... E-bay is also a great source for a shell for do it yourself restoration, in which you can install a reproduction liner from Prairie Flower Leather Co. E ...

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Military Reproductions | United States | 308-728-7046

We offer a fairly complete selection of helmet liners, representing five countries and a cross-section of years ranging from 1914 through 1920. We also offer the impossible to find, including the 1917 LF & C Triangular Blade Trench Knife Scabbards originally built by Jewel.

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Replacing M1917A1 liner - STEEL AND KEVLAR HELMETS - U.S ...

Sep 19, 2013· Do you mean the WW1 M1917 helmet? The M1917A1 is the post-WW1 helmet using M1917 shells and later newly made shells with the redesigned easily removable liner using a screw and nut. That is a M1917 in the video still shot. Link to post Share on other sites. Sabrejet Posted September 19, 2013. Sabrejet.

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USA American WW2 Helmet Parts - Nets, cork, bales, liner ...

The M2 helmets all had OD#3 chinstraps and had nickel DOT fasteners. The M1C mainly had OD#7 chinstraps with black brass DOT fasteners but of course OD#3 chinstraps with black brass DOT fasteners still existed so these were also used on the M1C Airborne Helmet.

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44th Collectors Avenue - M1917 Doughboy standard steel ...

M1917 Doughboy standard steel helmet - MG Bn - 89th ID. Casque d’acier M1917 avec deux insignes de la 89eme Division d’infanterie peints sur ses cotés.

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Unusual American WW2 Helmets - YouTube

*I had to take the first version of this video down because of some issues with the audio*A few other interesting helmets besides the M1 were used by America...

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Original U.S. WWI M1917 Refurbished Doughboy Helmet of the ...

Original Item: Only One Available. The M1917 was the US Army's first modern combat helmet, used from 1917 and during the 1920s, before being replaced by the M1917A1. The M1917A1 helmet was an updated version of the M1917 and initially used refurbished WW1 shells. The M1917 is a near identical version of the British Mk.I steel helmet, and it is important to note that when the US joined the ...

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Hayes Otoupalik

US M1917 Helmet w/ Liner and Chin Strap: US Model 1917 helmet with Liner and Chin Strap. Great find to complete the WW1 Doughboy, $175.00. 004961: ... Worthy of restoration. Circa late 1860s-early 1870s. $295.00. 004739. Civil War Era Southern Planter's Saddle.

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M-1917 Light Tank Restoration

Jul 19, 2015· A photograph of the restored M1917 Light Tank as it appears in the ia War Museum lobby is at the top of this article and below is a picture of the restoration crew on the day the finished ...

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US M1917 - Brendon's Helmets

The US manufactured M1917 (Doughboy) helmet is a direct copy of the British MkI, there are subtle differences in the construction that can be seen at first glance and one that would need a little more technical study. To view and identify the difference is quite easy, firstly the chinstrap bale fixings are secured to the helmet shell by solid ...

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Brodie helmet - Wikipedia

The Brodie helmet is a steel combat helmet designed and patented in London in 1915 by John Leopold Brodie. A modified form of it became the Helmet, Steel, Mark I in Britain and the M1917 Helmet in the U.S. Colloquially, it was called the shrapnel helmet, battle bowler, Tommy helmet, tin hat, and in the United States the doughboy helmet.It was also known as the dishpan hat, tin pan hat ...

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

Jun 23, 2014· 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 olive color, while others have paint identical to their British counter parts.

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WWI M1917 Helmet Restoration Paint Color Question - CMP Forums

Jul 08, 2010· WWI M1917 Helmet Restoration Paint Color Question. I'm looking for some help on picking a paint color for a WWI M1917 helmet restoration. I bought it several years ago at a local vets estate auction. The thing was covered in rust and the liner was gone, so I put it in the closet and forgot about it until recently. I started blasting the inside ...

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M-1 Helmet Production Breakage IX – Necessity and ...

Jul 12, 2020· As you read through the available documentation on the development of the M-1 helmet it becomes clear that necessity and limitations started the U.S. Army, and their chosen partners in industry, down a road littered with mine fields of the unknown. This road began with the manufacture of the M1917 “trench” style helmet body in February of 1941.

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Helmet restorations by Jacob Caputo - The Trench Line

Fellas, I just recieved my US M1917 and 1916 UK Brodie restored by Jacob Caputo a.k.a. "Alexander and Sons Restoration". All I can say is he did a fir Helmet restorations by Jacob Caputo - …

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helmet restoration - STEEL AND KEVLAR HELMETS - U.S ...

May 29, 2008· helmet restoration. By steamer98, May 29, 2008 in STEEL AND KEVLAR ... #1 Posted May 29, 2008. I recently found a literal pile of M1917A1 kelly helmets for sale in an antique shop. They had been staked one on top of another for many years as the liner of the one on top had bonded to the shell bellow. ... M1917's should not be dated while ...

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US M1917A1 - Brendon's Helmets

VARIOUS HELMET COVERS OTHER HEAD GEAR US M1917A1. The M1917A1 was commonly referred to as the "Kelly" a refurbished M1917. Between 1932 and 1936 the M1917, both US and British made, was modified with a new leather liner and a web chinstrap. McCord Radiator Co. also produced 900,000 new M1917A1's under a contract that was terminated early to ...

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Original U.S. WWI M1917 Refurbished Helmet of the 1st ...

Original Item: Only One Available. The M1917 was the US Army's first modern combat helmet, used from 1917 and during the 1920s, before being replaced by the M1917A1. The M1917A1 helmet was an updated version of the M1917 and initially used refurbished WW1 shells. The M1917 is a near identical version of the British Mk.

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Helmet, Protective, Type M1917, United States Army Air ...

The Type M1917 steel helmet was the first protective helmet adopted United States during World War I. The helmet was essentially a copy of the British Mk. I shallow-dome helmet designed by John L Brodie. The Americans adopted British produced helmets until …

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US M1917A1 - Brendon's Helmets

VARIOUS HELMET COVERS OTHER HEAD GEAR US M1917A1. The M1917A1 was commonly referred to as the "Kelly" a refurbished M1917. Between 1932 and 1936 the M1917, both US and British made, was modified with a new leather liner and a web …

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Austro-Hungarian M1917 Stahlhelm- Finn Issued and Re ...

Austro-Hungarian M1917 Stahlhelm- Finn Issued and Re-Worked- Size 64 Shell I had bought this a while back as a restoration project, but have become too busy to be able to put effort in to this baby. Selling it for what I paid for it and passing the torch along to someone who wants a nice affordable example of a very hard to find helmet.

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Help Identifying Brodie Helmet - warrelics.eu

Apr 12, 2013· Hello all, I recently picked up a Brodie Helmet at a surplus store and would appreciate it if anyone here could identify it. The store owner claimed it was an American helmet, but after doing some quick searches here on the forum the liner (whats left of it) looks like a British WWII era Brodie. But I just wanted to confirm with the experts here.

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