Rare US M1 fixed bale helmet 88th Infantry Division
Textbook US M1 fixed bale helmet with period painted insignia for the 88th Infantry Division. The helmet is a typical fixed bale M1 helmet with both loops intact. Externally the helmet retains up to 85% of its wartime paint including its wartime hand painted unit insignia. The US 88th Infantry division saw heavy combat in the Italian theatre and this is exactly where this helmet was left behind and later found by a collector. Very hard to find original painted US M1 helmet from a well known unit!