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Rare Japanese Officer Sun Helmet With Bullion Star Captured At Okinawa Brought Home By US Veteran


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$499.00

Rare Japanese Officer Sun Helmet With Bullion Star Captured At Okinawa Brought Home By US Veteran. Army officer issue helmet. Woven bamboo covered with light olive drab water-resistant, cotton drill cloth. The covering is comprised of six machine sewn pieces, meeting at the apex of the crown and sewn under a reinforcing band along its brim. A 20mm wide band, with a loop to its reverse, is horizontally sewn along the mid-point of the helmet. Above the band, to its forward seam line, is sewn a gold bullion officer Army pattern star insignia. To the interior, its medium green colored liner, in a looser weave material, mirrors the six-piece construction to the exterior. Both issue tags present. Some wear as expected, complete. Nice worn and used example. Has a hand written tag found inside that says “Okinawa”. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided.

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