US WWII M-1 Helmet, Early Example-The McCord shell is an extremely early example with a stamp number of 86D which puts its production from January 1941 to March of 1942. It is excellent with literally 99.9% of the finish intact. There is one tiny crack at the front. There are square fixed bales with an OD3 chinstrap. The hardware is brass. It is of course a front seam example. The 1942-43 production Capac liner has a rough exterior finish that is mostly intact. There are no cracks or other damage. The suspension is OD3 which has minor discoloration only. The headband is marked. There are painted “A” washers. The brown leather chinstrap is a removable example. It is excellent. The sweatband has a double wire at the attachment point. A great example is excellent condition!