M-1 C helmet of US airborne troops, original helmet with front cut pot with serial number 05D, swinging chinstrap rings, original paint, chinstrap color OD 3 (khaki) steel hooks. Helmet with Westinghouse markings (Westinghouse Electric Company), OD3 colored type A straps with buckle, leather chin guard.
Overall condition Excellent
The M1C helmet was a variant of the popular and iconic US Army M1 helmet. Developed in World War II to replace the earlier M2 helmet, it was not available until delivered to paratroopers in January 1945. McCord manufactured 392,000 units.