Yep,France M-51 mid 50's.
SCruffy, you are right on with (POS)I.D.
I think the liner is US, but I am of opinion the leather head band is European, based on sewing.
Well, $25.00 spent will still turn a profit!!! I think this all of a sudden has turned into a US M-1 prototype conversion. Oh yeah, **just found out of the *woodwork* whatever that WAF crap means!!!