M-826 Helmet

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    M-826 Helmet

    Post by Guessologist on Sat Mar 12, 2011 10:10 pm

    Hi All,

    Just picked up this M-826 Helmet in good used conditions in of all places Jakarta.... cost me $35, so while I normally don't collect helmets, I though this was a bit of a bargain. The guy had 2 of them, both in similar condition.








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    Re: M-826 Helmet

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:06 am

    Very cool lid Ben.

    Being the Helmet freak I am ,I know that Schuberth sold initially 3000 lids to Indonesia. Sample lids would have had the marking "Approved and Accepted" from the Ministry of Defence. You find it on the helmets rear side and inside the shell.

    A suberb example....love it



    Here is an example of the DPM,cover worn on Indonesian Lids Wink



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    Re: M-826 Helmet

    Post by misanthropic_gods on Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:20 am

    Very interesting, the suspension reminds me of the 1st gen USMC LWH
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    Re: M-826 Helmet

    Post by Guessologist on Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:47 am

    Thanks for the info Gary.
    That'd explain the rear paint... see below:




    Both helmets I saw had it. Nothing on the inside though. You've done well with a DPM cover. They are difficult enough to find for the standard Indonesian produced helmets as I know from experience having recently tried to find one.


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    Re: M-826 Helmet

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:02 pm

    Guessologist wrote:Thanks for the info Gary.
    That'd explain the rear paint... see below:




    Both helmets I saw had it. Nothing on the inside though. You've done well with a DPM cover. They are difficult enough to find for the standard Indonesian produced helmets as I know from experience having recently tried to find one.


    Cheers,
    Ben.



    No worries Ben,glad to be of help,as soon as I read where you got it, I guessed it would be a Indonesian imported Shuberth Wink


    BTW-The pic of the Indonesian DPM cover is'nt mine,I got this pic off the web Embarassed

    Buy hey,I wish it was..... Laughing

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