Brodie Helmet Stamps

A Short History of the German Steel Helmet of the Great War

Jun 24, 2014· Original helmets are occasionally found with M16 liners bearing 1917 dated manufacture and or depot stamps. Whether these helmets are the result of being produced before May of 1917 or possibly were refit at the depot level with recycled M16 liner is …

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Helmets and Things: The British Mark I Brodie & the U.S ...

Apr 21, 2014· I bought a Brodie helmet 2 years ago with the stamp D/F 71. I'd just like to know, did James Dixon & Thomas Firth & Son's continue manufacturing helmet shells until WW2? If you could get back to me on this, you can get to me via [email protected] Thank you . Reply Delete. Replies.

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M-1917 / M1917A1 Steel Helmet - Olive-Drab.com

The first US Army protective helmet was the British Mk I, the shallow-dome British helmet designed by John L Brodie and issued in 1915 to British forces. The Mk I was adopted by the U.S. since the British could furnish helmets while the U. S. was still setting up production. The Mk I, with an American modification to the suspension system and a ...

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WW2 Militaria - Richmond Military Antiques

ARP Brodie Steel Helmet MKI - Dated 1943 both on the steel shell and the liner - maker marked 'R.O. Co.' (Rubery & Owen & Co. Ltd of Leeds, manufacturers of Brodie Helmets 1939-1943) - "AM" stamp for Air Ministry Original paint finish - used aged condition - untampered with. [91-4Dste40] Size: 7 Order

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Help with helmet identification - CMP Forums

Feb 15, 2020· Known Heat-Stamp Markings of WWI American M1917 Helmets: (This list is based on what I have actually seen, more heat stamps might be out there) UC XH YJ ZA ZB ZC ZD ZE ZF ZG ZH ZJ Known Liner Manufacturers of WWI American M1917 Helmets: Leatherwear Co of America - Brooklyn - New York. A.J.Bates - Webster - Massachusetts. L.C.C.&.Co - 1917. R.H ...

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: British WWII Brodie Helmet Replacement Liner ...

This is what so many collectors need to restore an original British WW2 or American WWI Dough Boy helmet to wearable or even presentable condition. Size 7 5/8 (61 cm) A note on sizing, larger size liner may protrude slightly from the bottom of the helmet. Brodie helmet shells were all the same size, with different size liners. LINER COLOR IS BLACK.

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Collecting WWII-Era M1 Helmets: A Beginner's Guide ...

Aug 04, 2015· An alpha/numerical stamp is located on the lower inside front of the helmet where the helmet flares out to the rim. The stamp can be hard to see but can identify maker and approximate year of manufacture. These features are common to all WWII helmets and were never changed during the course of the war. Over time some shells developed stress ...

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Brodie Helmets - Great Britain: Militaria: Badges ...

Nov 10, 2014· Later helmets are all mostly stamped with date and manufacturer on the rim by the chin strap bale, these are known as MKIIs. I'm sure there's an even greater depth of detail but that's all i can hold in my head. All helmets of this shape and form are known as Brodie helmets - even the ones manufactured abroad.

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Original Canadian WWII Brodie MkII Steel Helmet by ...

The Brodie helmet, called Helmet, steel, Mark I helmet in Britain and the M1917 Helmet in the U.S., is a steel combat helmet designed and patented in 1915 by Englishman John Leopold Brodie. Colloquially, it was called the shrapnel helmet, Tommy helmet, Tin Hat, and in the United States the doughboy helmet.

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Index CEF Helmets - Kaiser's Bunker

The stamp states " BRODIE'S STEEL HELMET Registration No. WAR OFFICE PATTERN Patent No.". The Mark 1 Steel Helmet In 1916 several improvements were made to the Type A helmet. A formed rim was welded onto the outer brim and a new pattern of liner was utilized.

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Four Bees: British Brodie Helmet MkI, WW1, manufactured ...

Jul 20, 2016· The two WW1 Brodie Helmets, British and American, are nearly identical. Only a few very minor details set them apart from each other. These original British Brodie helmets were designated the Mk 1 Steel Helmet, and nicknamed after the inventor who designed and patented them in 1915, "John Leopold Brodie". Production of the Mk 1 Brodie helmets ...

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British Brodie helmet. : Militariacollecting

This community is designed for collectors and enthusiasts alike to display their collection, discuss military history, assess if an item is original or a reproduction (a huge part of militaria collecting is authentication), and maybe even buy sell and trade militaria items between fellow collectors.

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WW1 British Brodie Steel Helmet. HS 31. - Tommy's Militaria

WW1 British Brodie Helmet with rubber 'doughnut' liner. Probably 1917/18. In good overall condition. Leather chinstrap is sound & flexible. A red Brodie's stamp to liner. Shell stamped HS 31. Black oilskin Liner and most of the wool pad is intact.

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The British Mark I Brodie & the U.S. P17, know the difference

Jun 23, 2014· Both helmets are non-magnetic. Both were manufactured using a similar process. They also have a similar liner and chinstrap. So is there actually a difference? Although to the untrained eye the helmets may look the same, it in the small details where the differences may be observed. British Mark Mark I Brodie . U.S. P17 helmet

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Military Helmet Identification and Price Guide ...

The only change to it was the addition of the Swastika sticker. This helmet was replaced in 1935 by the M-35 helmet. Although replaced, the M-1916 helmet continued in service with civilian and foreign units clear until the end of the war. The M-35 helmet was replaced by the M-1943 helmet.

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Brodie helmets, Heat numbers/Batch numbers - Other ...

Dec 19, 2018· I personally think the lower the number the earlier the helmet, however I have a Hadfields H/S 36 magnetic Brodie so did the numbering start again when Hadfields changed their stamp from H/S to HS? also the relationship between FS ans FKS? So I do believe the lower the number the earlier the helmet but I also think its not a definitive answer.

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US WW1 and WW2 Brodie Helmets and Maker Stamps - Helmets ...

Jun 14, 2019· I always liked the Brodie Helmet, sure as protective as other helmets of the era but a neat helmet. I suppose it also is one of the images of the start of WWII for the US with forces in the Pacific wearing it while under Japanese attack at Wake Island and Pearl Harbour.

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Superb Ww1 British Made Brodie Helmet Issued To The ...

The inside of the black oil cloth liner has a stamped red ink label reading ‘BRODIE'S STEEL HELMET Registered No. 651,999 WAR OFFICE PATTERN PATENT No. 11803/15 ‘, this stamp is not used on American made ‘ Brodie ‘ helmets. The helmet …

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Military Helmet Price Guide - MilitaryItems.com

The Brodie helmet, called Helmet, steel, Mark I helmet in Britain and the M1917 Helmet in the U.S., was a steel combat helmet designed and patented in 1915 by the Briton John L. Brodie. Colloquially, it was also called the shrapnel helmet or Tommy helmet, and in the United States known as a doughboy helmet.

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Brodie Helmet - War relics forum

Sep 25, 2012· Brodie Helmet Hey friends! I've just got this helmet in, unfortunately date, stamps etc, are painted over, only few traces of it left. To me it looks like it could have been used in the North Africa Theatre, but Im not sure at all. Anyone who can tell me more about it? rgds

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WW1: Combat helmet technology - the Brodie steel helmet ...

Jun 16, 2014· An iconic symbol of war, the Brodie was the first combat helmet to be specifically designed and engineered for Western Front battlefield conditions – and its legacy extends to the composite material military hard hats worn by today's fighting forces.

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Shop | CIRCA1941 Military Antiques & Collectibles

Our entire selection of original WW2 helmets, uniforms, field gear, and equipment from the United States, Third Reich, and Imperial Japan is showcased here; all items are guaranteed authentic, and upon request, a Certificate of Authenticity will be included.

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HOW TO IDENTIFY A WW1 BRITISH BRODIE STEEL HELMET FROM …

basically a description of how the ww1 mki brodie evolved into the ww2 mk2 steel helmet,via the inter war mk1* version..and how to tell them apart...each hel...

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BRITISH ARMY WW2 HELMET NET - Original

This original British WWII net fits on the standard British or Canadian MK II Brodie Tommy Helmet. BRITISH ARMY WW2 HELMET NET - Original JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.

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brodie helmet products for sale | eBay

Buy brodie helmet and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on many items

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Military Headgear - Helmets - JC Militaria | Military ...

The Brodie helmet is a steel combat helmet designed and patented in London in 1915 by John Leopold Brodie. A modified form of it became the Helmet, Steel, Mark I in Britain and the M1917 Helmet in the U.S. American troops were issued with M1917 helmets to deploy in France late in 1917.

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Brodie style helmet with odd heat stamp - STEEL AND KEVLAR ...

Apr 29, 2018· This one confuses me. It appears to be a civil defense helmet, but I find no listing on the mfg. co. The metal on the helmet is thick and heavier than most Brodies. The heat stamp is a …

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M1917 Helmets - STEEL AND KEVLAR HELMETS - U.S. Militaria ...

May 16, 2014· So this is the info I could find regarding the 1917 helmet manufacture. Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Co. 1,150,775 made Sparks, Withington Co. 473,469 made Crosby Co. 469,968 made Bossett Corporation 116,735 made Columbian Enameling & Stamping Co. 268,850 made Worchester Pressed Steel Co 193,...

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BRODIE BATCH NUMBERS - Other Equipment - Great War Forum

Aug 22, 2011· A Brodie Helmet is designed to protect the head and neck from low-velocity shrapnel. It is not designed to protect against falls from a bicycle. A Brodie's chinstrap and liner are not designed to keep the helmet secure during a fall - or even during movement (the helmet …

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MARK 1 BRODIE - josephs militaria collection

In 1915 the British army decided it needed what it termed as shrapnel helmets for the troops on the western front, the first regulation helmets were delivered in late 1915 designated "Brodies Steel Helmet War Office Pattern" Designed by John Leopold Brodie, The War Office Pattern is Rimless , This pattern was changed in April 1916 by the addition of a rim and new pattern liner and Chin strap.

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