Camouflage RAC – Mk1 Steel Helmet
WW2 Royal Armoured Corps Mk1 steel helmet with green camouflage. The first steel helmet adopted for use by tank and RAC crews was the RAC Mk1 Steel Helmet. They used the same shell as the Dispatch Rider helmet and second pattern airborne helmet which has a metal rim fitted to the edge of the body. The Mk1 pattern RAC helmet was fitted with a Mk2 liner as found in Mk2 helmets, this was held in place with a bolt and nut. This helmet is in used condition as found, shows nice green camouflage on the helmet, also on the front you see remainings of this camouflage paint, nicely named to BEN. Liner is maker marked AG&CO what indicates the company A. Garstin & Co Ltd. AG&CO have only produced liners between 1941 and 1943. The date is not readable but we can assure this liner is pre 1944 because the maker.
Used by British, Canadian and Polish armoured crews. These helmet are getting hard to find!
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