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Helmet - World War II, Infantry, circa 1940-1945 Object Reg. No: SH 960955

Helmet made for World War II, circa 1940-1945. The helmet was surplus to requirements, and was eventually sold in a disposals shop in Melbourne in 1993, when it was acquired by Museum Victoria.

Probably steel.
World War II infantry helmet. Painted khaki outside; inside fitted with leather and rubber head-band; chin strap of webbing with buckle, attached on either side by metal loops.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.00 cm (Height), 28.50 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: royal exhibition building, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, protective clothing safety wear
Themes this item is part of: Royal Exhibition Building Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Date Made: 1940-1945

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