Original Named Wwii Us Army Warrant Officer M1 Fixed Bale Helmet W/ Hawley Liner
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Original Named Wwii Us Army Warrant Officer M1 Fixed Bale Helmet W/ Hawley Liner:
This is an sale for an Original NamedWWII US Army Warrant Officer M1 Helmet with Hawley Liner. This helmet came directly from the estate of a Vet who was a Warrant Officer in the US Army. His name was Walter E. Henry and his initials W.E.H can be seen written on the inside of the liner. He enlisted in the Army in the 1920s andhe served in the Ordnance corps. I have documentation that states he was stationed in the Philippines with the 75th Ordnance Company in the 1930s. By the time WWII came alonghe had already served over 20 years and he acheived the rank of Warrant Officer. Hewas still serving in ordnance, but he was stationed state side during WWII.I can make copies of thedocumentation that I have, and send it with the helmet to the winning buyer. The overall condition of thisextremely rare helmet is great. The shell has a very nice Warrant Officer insigina on the front.The shell does not have any dentsor rust and99% of the originaltextured paint is still attached. Ithas fixed bales and is a front seam. "83 F" is stamped on the inside of the shell. The Hawley liner is in overall good condition. All of the original straps and webbing are still attached. The chin strap has broken on the right side and some of the metal fasteners are corroded. There is asmall dent on the left side of the liner.It can bee seen on picture #10, but it is not that noticeable. There is also a very small crack on the other side of thedent on the inside of the liner. The crack is very small and barely noticeable. Other than those few minor problems, there is no other damage and this is a very excellent and extremely hard to find liner. Don't miss your chance to own this amazing and rare piece of history! Please scroll down to view additional pictures of the helmet. Please feel free to ask any questions. Check out my other militaryitems!