In great condition retaining most of its original olive green, sand textured finish. Liner shows very minor wear ad helmet is complete with its correct webbing chinstrap. Developed by Bashford Dean in 1917 and 1918 and manufactured by Hale and Kilburn Company of Philadelphia. 5 was rejected by the army because its appearance was said to be too similar to the German helmet and not dissimilar enough from the British helmet.
Legal action will be taken with photos reproduced without our prior permission. The item "WW1 American Model No. 5 Experimental Helmet" is in sale since Saturday, October 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets".
The seller is "lukel1988" and is located in Romford. This item can be shipped worldwide.