Belgian Mk II helmet

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    Post by PedroPato on Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:45 pm

    Here its my Belgian Mk II steel helmet:

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    Post by Easy Gee on Sat Aug 17, 2013 8:47 am

    Great looking condition helmet Pedro,is there any visible dates to be seen?
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    Post by PedroPato on Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:55 pm

    The shell its from 1941 and the liner from 1952.
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    Post by edstorey on Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:31 pm

    What are the markings on the shell?
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    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:04 am

    PedroPato wrote:The shell its from 1941 and the liner from 1952.

    Thanks ,that's interesting .as this would make the shell British, the liner obviously a Belgium item!

    These were introduced into service with Belgium in 1949, but the they did use British shells post war until the introduction of their own helmet!
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    Post by edstorey on Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:24 am

    It could also be of Canadian manufacture as after the war Canada provided Belgium with a large amount of war materiel.
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    Post by PedroPato on Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:04 pm

    Here are the markings:

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    Post by Jarno.G on Mon May 08, 2017 5:26 am

    yo, I have the exact same helmet butt where did you find the markings?? Question
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    Post by PedroPato on Mon May 08, 2017 1:01 pm

    Near the rim.

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