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What does this writing on Poe Dameron's helmet say?

side of Poe Dameron's helmet

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It spells "Roæhal" which may be a signature of Senior Prop Modeller Roy Halfpenny. Thanks to Valorum for pointing this out.

I haven't been able to find any clean images of the actual prop from the movies that show the lettering in full, but the official Disney/Hasbro replica shows this: Poe Dameron replica helmet box

I found an unboxing video that has a better view of the text: Text on replica helmet

According to the Aurebesh alphabet: Star Wars Aurebesh alphabet

It spells "Roæhal."

  • One Reddit user (probably misguidedly) hypothesized that the text is meant to be "RO & HAL," which would presumably be the initials of a concept artist and a significant other. A quick search of TFA's cast didn't turn up anyone who fit that bill. – Ryan Veeder Apr 21 at 2:06
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    Roy Halfpenny- senior prop modeller; imdb.com/title/tt2488496/fullcredits/?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm – Valorum Apr 21 at 7:24
  • @Valorum Not that I'm saying you're wrong, but why use Enth instead of Yirt? – DavidW Apr 21 at 11:57
  • @DavidW - To make it look more "space-y", probably. I'm planning to make this into a separate answer, but I'd honestly prefer if you added this info into your own. – Valorum Apr 21 at 12:49
  • @Valorum Thanks for finding this; I've updated the answer. – DavidW Apr 21 at 12:56

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