Original WW2 era American M44 helmet net, band, instructions card included; excellent


Original WW2 US M44 helmet net with band, card included. Excellent overall condition; hard-to-find this nice and complete. FREE EXPEDITED SHIPPING WITHIN THE US for this item.

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WW2 US M44 helmet net with band, card included. Rare original WW-II era issue in excellent overall condition; hard-to-find this nice and complete.

These helmet nets were first issued to the troops in September 1944. The net was manufactured from cotton thread OD-dyed and woven into a tight ¼ inch square pattern. As manufactured, the net came with a “Neoprene” rubber band attached to it by means of three small green fabric strips of cloth. Also, the net was issued with a tag card printed on both sides; the card has illustrations and explanations for installation and potential use by the wearer. These nets were issued to GIs in great numbers and they were used as intended – see photos (original photos will not be included with the lot). Not many survived the war in decent condition, however; these original helmet covers are hard to find in better grades nowadays.

This is a complete set with all of these original parts included; looks like the net has never been used. This WW2 US M44 helmet net was part of the diverse collection of militaria items that I’ve recently purchased spanning from WW1 to the War in Vietnam. This personal collection contains many interesting items, some are unique, but there is just too much work to list it all at the same time. Please check out my site periodically for new arrivals; I’ll be listing more items in the next few weeks.

This original WW2 US M44 helmet net has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way, it is in 100% original “as is” condition. These are the actual photos. I have a few more original WW2 era American, British, and German militaria collectables, as well as several scarce WW1 and WW2 fighting daggers and trench knives from other countries available for sale – please take a look in the store’s Militaria section.

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International shipping for this item will be $39 and up to most countries on our “ship-to” list.

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Weight 1.1 lbs

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