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Worn by Dispatch Riders during WW2. Not to be confused with the very simlar Para lid of the time. It differs with a leather liner.
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Worn by Dispatch Riders during WW2. Not to be confused with the very simlar Para lid of the time. It differs with a leather liner and weighs well heavier.
  
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==M42 Duperite==
 
Also to note, the Australian Paras worn a similar jump lid to this helmet, but was made from a shock impact fibre called Duperite.  
 
Also to note, the Australian Paras worn a similar jump lid to this helmet, but was made from a shock impact fibre called Duperite.  
 
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Latest revision as of 23:37, 9 April 2011

Helmet - Despatch Rider
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Despatch Rider lid with leather harness

Worn by Dispatch Riders during WW2. Not to be confused with the very simlar Para lid of the time. It differs with a leather liner and weighs well heavier.

M42 Duperite

Also to note, the Australian Paras worn a similar jump lid to this helmet, but was made from a shock impact fibre called Duperite.

M42 "Duperite"
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Duperite Para Lid with green leather harness