The green color was for soldiers deployed to the Jungles, for NZ, SA, and British troops. The green covers were originally tan but later dyed to green, for troops operating in the East. When they were first released they were bought extremely quickly. These particular covers were the only known regulation type hessian covers to be produced, and again used in North Africa and Italy. They are going to nothing but go up as there are no more.
There are period pics of them in use at Dieppe, by English troops, in the desert, and in the jungle by NZ and Australian troops, etc. BCN&B would have supplied canvas, webbing, and these covers to British, Canadian, NZ, Aussie, SA, etc. Troops, particularly for combat on their side of the world, i.Very cool Commonwealth cover that appears to have served everywhere with Commonwealth troops, from Europe, to Italy, to Africa, to the Pacific. Displays great on a Mk. The item "Rare Green WW2 British -NZ Original Hessian Helmet Cover dated 1942 Green" is in sale since Wednesday, November 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "jager98rgt" and is located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.