This lot is for two World War 1 helmets. The first is a American M1917 “Doughboy” helmet with most of the headliner and chin strap missing. The helmet also has a hole straight through (Bullet Hole)? from one side to the other that has been repaired in the field or after the war. The helmet has been painted in camouflage and looks to be original. The helmet is proofed with a heat stamp “ZD” “179”. The helmet has scuffs, scratches and touches of metal oxidation throughout. The second is a unknown “Brodie” style helmet with a complete headliner and chin strap. The liner and strap are in functional condition. The helmet has a heavy graveled finish and has a white and red triangle mark for either a regiment or company on the left side. The helmet has light scuffs and scratches with touches of metal oxidation.
2 WWI Helmets Lot M/1917 & Brodie
Sold For: $272.25