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US WWI 91st Infantry Division Doughboy Helmet, Wilmer Eyeshield Modification

This item is listed for historical interest only. It was listed on our site previously but has been sold and is no longer available for purchase.
Sold for: $225.00
Item #41042

Original era manufacture. Standard pattern US M1917 steel helmet with a rough combat finish. Handpainted 91st Division emblem on the helmet's front, with original liner and complete chinstrap. There are three holes on each side of the rim, to allow attachment of the Wilmer Eye Shield, one of the crazy contraptions cooked up to protect the eyes of soldiers in the trenches.  

During WWI the 91st fought in the St.Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne battles. Normal age and wear throughout.

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