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Dispatch Rider Helmet

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Helmet - Despatch Rider

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.

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"

Duperite Para Lid with green leather harness