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Not the lady, the unusual helmet she has on. 
Prize to the winner. :)

 

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I said Not the lady. But yeah, that’s her.
She did not design the helmet. She used one though.

The question remains.

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2 minutes ago, Abilene Slim SASS 81783 said:

Are we talking about the visor, or the decoration resembling a mid evil suit of armor?

We are talking about the whole helmet. Joe got the model number right. It is a T14.


 

But what is it? :D

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Posted (edited)
11 minutes ago, Sedalia Dave said:

 

SDJ is correct

 

166th Signal Photographic Company

 

I believe she painted the grill on it.

We have a winner. T14, Combat Photographer’s helmet.

If anybody has one I’ll give ya eleventy-six dollars for it. :lol:

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Was that to provide extra protection to the head because they were sticking it up to take photo's/film?

 

It reminds me a bit of the German snipers helmet from WW1.

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10 minutes ago, Major Crimes said:

Was that to provide extra protection to the head because they were sticking it up to take photo's/film?

 

 

From the link I posted.

 

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If you’ve ever held a Bell & Howell Eyemo to your eye while wearing the M1 Helmet, you’ve probably experienced the same difficulty the US Army Signal Corps Cameramen did during WWII. The brim of the helmet prevents the camera from sitting properly against the eye, and unless you move it at a certain angle, the helmet is in the way. The problems of operating a camera with a standard helmet were noted by photographers in the field causing the Army Pictorial Staff to come up with a special design that would not only work with certain equipment, but provide maximum protection for the user.

 

Only 100 of these special visor helmets were made. Making them rather valuable and prone to counterfeiting.

 

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6 minutes ago, Major Crimes said:

Was that to provide extra protection to the head because they were sticking it up to take photo's/film?

 

It reminds me a bit of the German snipers helmet from WW1.

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So that’s what those rivets are for? I have seen those on so many films and documentaries, the German soldiers with the rivers sticking out of their helmets. Thanks Major. :)

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44 minutes ago, Utah Bob #35998 said:

We are talking about the whole helmet. Joe got the model number right. It is a T14.


 

But what is it? :D

 

It is a helmet that allows a photographer to get the brim of the Helmet, M-1 out out of the way so they could properly look through the viewfinder of the camera.

 

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4 minutes ago, Pat Riot, SASS #13748 said:

So that’s what those rivets are for? I have seen those on so many films and documentaries, the German soldiers with the rivers sticking out of their helmets. Thanks Major. :)

 

Even though I was wrong, its an ill wind that blows no good:D

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17 hours ago, Utah Bob #35998 said:

We are talking about the whole helmet. Joe got the model number right. It is a T14.


 

But what is it? :D

 

I thought the model number said it all. ^_^

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3 hours ago, Subdeacon Joe said:

 

I thought the model number said it all. ^_^

Not to the unwashed and uninformed readership here though.

We are trying to eddicate . :P

I was surprised at the uncharacteristic  brevity  of your post which are usually much more erudite in tone and structure.

But you technically win. 
;)

I haven’t decided what the prize is yet.

I don’t own a T14.

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20 hours ago, Pat Riot, SASS #13748 said:

So that’s what those rivets are for? I have seen those on so many films and documentaries, the German soldiers with the rivers sticking out of their helmets. Thanks Major. :)

Those were grease zerks.:D

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22 hours ago, Utah Bob #35998 said:

erudite in tone and structure.

 

 

:lol: :lol: :lol:

 

 

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I thought it was designed for jousting.......

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