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  • Original Outstanding WWII U.S. M-1 Helmet With Painted Liner 87th Division Certified

    SOLD Original WWII U.S. M-1 fixed bail helmet with low heat stamp number and original factory straps. This helmet has most of it's original factory paint and is in good used condition. Some mild patina and very minor weather exposure on the surface paint. The liner is in remarkable condition, all original and has hand painted unit markings of the 3rd Battalion of the 346th Regiment of the 87th Division. There is also a Private First Class rank Chevron painted on the liner. The surface paint on the helmet liner is also factory applied. The liner was made by Westinghouse and has their maker mark. A very remarkable excellent condition painted liner with very good unmarked shell. The 87th Division has a great WWII history, good unit! 100% guaranteed to be WWII period helmet with period soldier applied paint. Most WWII helmets and liners were recycled for use in Korea and Vietnam so ones with authentic WWII paint is rare! Nice and very scarce helmet.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWII Invasion U.S. Flag Arm Band Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Invasion U.S. Flag Arm Band Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. An authentic WWII U.S.  oil cloth arm band with U.S. flag silk screened. These were used for invasions like Italy, Southern France, Normandy, and Holland. Worn mostly by Paratroopers but also some other invasion troops. They were generally worn as an arm band but sometimes the flag was cut out and sewn to a sleeve. A great WWII D-Day/Invasion artifact.  Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic .  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History.  Please see our other items on the web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWII Paratrooper M-42 Jacket Worn By An 82nd Airborne Sergeant Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

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    Original WWII Paratrooper M-42 Jacket Worn By An 82nd Airborne Sergeant Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. An outstanding 100% authentic WWII Airborne Paratrooper M-42 Jump Jacket. This is the early WWII jacket worn in training, Italy, and Normandy (D-Day). by operation Market Garden (Holland) they switched to to green color M-43 jacket and wore them for the rest of the war. This is the Normandy era paratrooper jump jacket every collector wants! It is in good condition has no major tears or holes it does have a period (during WWII) repaired zipper. The original waist belt it still intact and it has a solider's laundry stamp on the belt making an I.D. research attempt a possibility. It has the outline of an 82nd Airborne patch and a round patch "ghost" on the chest (possibly 508th PIR). Has the original staff Sgt. stripes.  It is a smaller size (most were in WWII). A great 100% auhentic examle with Gettysburg Museum of History certification. Nice used  example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic.  A very collectible jacket. Most Paratroopers did not save these since they started to wear the M-43 coat in the fall of 1944. This is the  classic WWII Normandy (D-Day) era Paratrooper jacket. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. Do not miss this one!


  • Original WWII U.S. Rifle Belt Maker Marked Dated January 1942 Excellent Early Example M-1 Garand Certified

    SOLD Original WWII U.S. Rifle Belt Maker Marked Dated January 1942 Excellent Early Example M-1 Garand Certified. In very good condition very early date scarce maker.  Worn by all U.S. personal that carried an M-1 Rifle. Good snaps. Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic .  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History.  Please see our other items on the web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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