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    Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:00 pm

    Hi Guys.

    This is my one and only Iraqi M-80 lid, this one was "Allegedly" brought back by a Royal Marine in 2003, sold it to the dealer I got it off, for a fiver (£5.00), well that's the story anyway....I bought the lid not the story...but it does sound about right to me Wink......I wish I'd only paid a Fiver though!!!!!!!!!



    This lid has the Iraqi Army property Mark,and has Arabic script on the liner cradle ,and on the chinstrap.... Haven't a clue what it say's ,but would love to find out one day.....This lid is of South Korean origin,but I'm after a M-90 ( Iraqi manufactured) to add to the collection...I guess I need to keep searching around in the surplus stores...cheers Guys,Gary. Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

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    Side View Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:02 pm






    Army Property Mark ( Triangle) and script Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:04 pm




    Script on the chinstrap , ???? Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:06 pm






    Inner shot Wink


    All comments most welcome,Cheers Gary Smile


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by AndrewA74 on Sun Aug 22, 2010 1:21 pm

    Very cool!
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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:18 pm

    AndrewA74 wrote:Very cool!


    Thanks Andrew.

    I bet this lid could tell a tale or two,I would love to know of it's full history....
    Cheers Mate,Gary Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Misanthropic_Gods on Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:59 pm

    I need to keep my eyes out for these Iraqi helmets, I really want one.

    I like your example, its simple.
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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Mercenary25 on Mon Aug 23, 2010 11:51 am

    It could be Republican Guard helmet because their insignia is red triangle. Nice one. Smile
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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:14 pm

    Misanthropic_Gods wrote:I need to keep my eyes out for these Iraqi helmets, I really want one.

    I like your example, its simple.


    Cheers Mate.

    As before this is the only one I've got,would I wouldn't mind picking up a few more,I especially would like a camo painted one...well cool Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:15 pm

    Mercenary25 wrote:It could be Republican Guard helmet because their insignia is red triangle. Nice one. Smile



    Cheers,I've no idea which regiment used this one,wish I could read Arabic Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by battle gear on Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:24 pm



    April 1990: Iraq's president, Saddam Hussein, addresses Iraqi troops

    notice most of these Iraqi soldiers wear the M80 helmet in standard green like your helmet

    also note that several of these soldiers are wearing a knit cap with their helmet, this could be why so many helmets are missing the original webbing, they were probably misplaced when they removed it to wear a knit cap inside for warmth.
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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Misanthropic_Gods on Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:06 am

    battle gear wrote:
    April 1990: Iraq's president, Saddam Hussein, addresses Iraqi troops

    notice most of these Iraqi soldiers wear the M80 helmet in standard green like your helmet

    also note that several of these soldiers are wearing a knit cap with their helmet, this could be why so many helmets are missing the original webbing, they were probably misplaced when they removed it to wear a knit cap inside for warmth.

    Hello! Thanks for the information...but could you please make an introduction thread? Thanks, we appreciate it! cheers

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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Iraqi Militaria on Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:36 am



    Iraqi Green M80 Helmet From my Collection

    Here is the one I found in Balad, Iraq last month it was sitting on a back of the T wall in an E.O.D Compound. The Master Cheif let me take it because he told me they were going to clean up the Compound yard. I am going to send it home as soon as I can in the next few days.

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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Iraqi Militaria on Wed Apr 20, 2011 4:48 am



    Iraqi Green M80 Helmet From my Collection

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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Iraqi Militaria on Wed Apr 20, 2011 5:21 am



    Iraqi Green M80 Helmet From my Collection

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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Iraqi Militaria on Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:07 am



    Here is where I found the helmet it was so dirty I had to wash it 1000 times...

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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Sat Apr 23, 2011 11:18 am

    Misanthropic_Gods wrote:
    battle gear wrote:
    April 1990: Iraq's president, Saddam Hussein, addresses Iraqi troops

    notice most of these Iraqi soldiers wear the M80 helmet in standard green like your helmet

    also note that several of these soldiers are wearing a knit cap with their helmet, this could be why so many helmets are missing the original webbing, they were probably misplaced when they removed it to wear a knit cap inside for warmth.

    Hello! Thanks for the information...but could you please make an introduction thread? Thanks, we appreciate it! cheers



    Agreed good info,and re: the intro Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Easy Gee on Sat Apr 23, 2011 11:19 am

    Thanks Lorenzo,love the pics,total provenance with your lids ...cool Wink


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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by Iraqirg on Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:42 pm

    Nice helmets!

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    Re: Iraqi M-80 Lid.

    Post by BM on Sun Mar 09, 2014 2:54 pm

    Easy Gee wrote:




    Army Property Mark ( Triangle) and script Wink

    Gary,
    The Arabic Script in the helmet liner harness is:
    from right to left - m(aster) s(ergeant) / 8 - Abdul Qahar Nasir
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