Replicas of a World War II-era US Army steel helmet. These helmet replicas are often used by reenactors and collectors and for costume or display purposes. They are unsuitable for actual protective use, as they are not made to modern safety standards.
The original US Army steel helmets, officially known as the "Helmet, Steel, M1," was first introduced in 1941 and was used by the US military until the mid-1960s. It consisted of a steel shell with a suspension system inside, a cotton chinstrap, and a leather sweatband. The helmet also had a removable liner made of fiber or plastic that could be adjusted for a comfortable fit. The M1 helmet was designed to protect the head from shrapnel and other debris and was widely used by US and Allied forces during World War II and the Korean War.
Note: These are also available in #2 Condition for a discount. Helmets in this condition will show signs of wear, rust, stains, rust, broken straps, etc.