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This is the repository for myriad types of military issue headgear.


Protective Headgear
Helmets

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This is a 101st Field Artillery World War I Painted Insignia Helmet. The 101st was part of the 26th Yankee Division. This helmet has a chin strap and pad but no liner. The rim is stamped ZC 177.

This is a 102nd Field Artillery World War I Painted Insignia Helmet. As part of the Yankee Division it has it's own insignia which was the YD of the division a red Cannon and white 102. The Helmet has a complete liner and broken but complete length chin strap. The rim is stamped ZA 197

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This 102nd Field Artillery World War I Painted Insignia Helmet is just a shell. It has no remnants of liner or chinstrap. It is stamped M/0272.

Helmet Liners

This is a 1960's era Firestone made liner with two decals for the 26th Yankee (Infantry) Division. the two decals are coming off and not in the best condition.

 

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Hard Hat    

 

This is a hard hat with Decal Insignia from the 26th "Yankee" Infantry Division. It has the rank of Private, the 102nd Field Artillery, the 26th Military Police and a serial number. It was manufactured by the McDonald Company.

     
     
Dress Headgear
Beret

 

This is a Black Beret it features the general Issue Flash patch and insignia from the 101st Field Artillery. It is a size 6 5/8. 

This Black Beret features the general Issue Flash patch and insignia from the 240th Quartermaster Battalion (pipeline). There is one small hole and is well used.

 

     
Cap, Garrison

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This World War II garrison cap has a 102nd Field Artillery  Robinson & Co. pin back DUI. It is a size 7 and has the artillery crimson piping.

This is a olive drab garrison cap from World War II. This is size 7 1/4. The tag dates it to 1944 and was made by Bay State Cap Co. It has some moth holes.

 

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This is a kahki garrison cap from World War II. This is size 7 1/8. It is stamped c-9657. The tag dates it to 1943 and was made by Gerber Mfg. Co.

     
Cap, Service    

 

This World War II officers service cap. The hat is not marked. The cap badge is marked acid tested. There is one stain on the top of the cap.

 

This World War II service cap was manufactured by Bancroft Uniforms. It is the early war black leather brim version. It has a few moth nips. The cap device is unmarked.