These are pictures of a Dutch Model 53 Troepenhelm.
This helmet shell is made by Verblifa: see https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verblifa
The inscription shows VB 1954
VB = Verblifa
1954 year of production.
see the liner in the next article: Liner in part 3
and some more details
I think this helmet has still the first paint it ever received.
In the back of the helmet you can see several cracks
In 1954 the company Verblifa had problems to produce these helmets, most of the cracked helmets were removed from service and recycled.
In the rim VB 1954
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