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Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet

(Code: 2203)
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Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
  • Austrian M42 Gendarmerie Helmet
Rare example of the German M42 helmet issued to early Austrian Gendamerie units in the postwar period up to 1955.Thereafter the Austrians used the American M1 helmet. The M42 is with its original German liner and size stamped 56.Drawstring present.There is a faint stamp to liner that appears to be Third Reich era and also the owners name written in ink 'Gorekor'.The chinstrap is Austrian issue and the helmet shell is painted in Austrian grey with a metal Gendarmerie flaming grenade device badge attached to the left hand side.Rear interior of helmet neck guard has number stamp.

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