Featured Helmet - WWII US Army M1C Paratrooper Airborne Helmet Swivel with 506th 2nd Battalion NCO Medic Emblem and Net (Reproduction Shell - Converted P55 Liner)
For the most authentic museum quality reproduction US WWII M1C swivel bale paratrooper helmet and liner for sale – look no further!
This is a totally restored reproduction WWII M1 helmet shell with a converted original P55 liner with Medic emblem, 506th 2nd Battalion Tactical Markings and NCO Bar. It comes with all the accessories shown, including an original OD 7 Net, and has been made to represent the rare M1C paratrooper model worn by the US Army airborne units during WWII. This M1C helmet conversion has been conducted with painstaking detail, such as the use of United Carr marked hardware on the liner nape strap and, more importantly, the use of actual shuttle loomed 20/2 mercerized yarn olive drab #3 chinstrap, A strap and HBT suspension webbing. All of which were made on the only functional original WWII era shuttle looms in existence.
At Top Pots, we are not "reproducing" WWII webbing... we are actually remaking it... on three WWII era Saurer Shuttle Looms with the original cams!
So, if you are looking for a US WWII M1C swivel bale jump helmet with the most authentic Type II Mil-Spec 530 11 row weave chain-pattern, A yoke and Herring Bone Twill suspension webbing, this is your helmet. This particular helmet represents the standard model, which would have been used in combat operations such as the D Day and Market Garden. This is simply the best WWII M1C paratrooper helmet for re-enactors, air-soft clubs and collectors made exclusively by Top Pots.
This restored and converted original WWII M1C helmet is complete for sale as shown and includes the following
This is the finest restored US WWII M1C helmet available and would make a fine addition to any film production, collection, costume, display, re-enactment impression or special gift. For more information about further customization, difference between Grade I and Grade II liners and production / delivery times please visit our Helmet Production page.