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20thecbgreene
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« on: March 11, 2009, 11:57:28 PM »

Can any one tell me a little about M1 helmet textured. Was it a rough or smooth texture? Let me Know.

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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2009, 09:54:59 AM »

Devin:

The M1 helmet had a coarse texture made from ground cork.  This is not to be confused with the sawdust used during WWI or sand texture used more recently.  If I remember, I'll take photos of my 4 originals and post them here along with the more modern ones.

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