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RAC Mk1 Steel Helmet

WW2 Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) Mk1 steel helmet. The first steel helmet adopted for use by tank and RAC crews was the RAC Mk1 Steel Helmet. They used the same shell as the Dispatch Rider helmet and second pattern airborne helmet which has a metal rim fitted to the edge of the body. The Mk1 pattern RAC helmet was fitted with a Mk2 liner as found in Mk2 helmets, this was held in place with a bolt and nut. This helmet is in good, used condition as found. This helmet has the complete full length chinstrap. Liner is maker marked TTC and dated 1939. The rubber cross is mostly gone.

Very unique are all the stars of David, 10 stars are stenciled and also on the inside chinstrap. If someone knows for what purpose this was done, please let us know.

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Weight 1000 g
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