Country of origin of this helmet is Poland, the Wz50 has been spray painted camo by the Croatian forces, the number "7" painted to the left side is that of the "7th Croatian Guards Brigade" and saw service around Vojska SAO Krajina (Serbian Republic of Knin). The 7th Guards Brigade, also known by their nickname "Pumas," was a Croatian Ground Army (HV) Brigade formed on 23rd December 1992 in Varazdin. The Brigade was initially formed out of the 5th Battalion of the 1st "Tigers" Brigade and its first commander was Ivan Korade, who led the unit during the War of Independence (1991-1995). The helmet is dated 1971.
Above: Badge of the Croatian 7th Guards Brigade "Pume" (Pumas) during the War of Independence.