Original WWII German Paratrooper Helmet, Late Production Example
- Original Dark Grey, Rough Textured Finish -
THIS IS A RARE HELMET- In great Battle used condition
The helmet is a M-38 German Paratroopers, all original parts, never touched. Shell is stamped with the lot number "4054" is stamp on the inside brim of the shell. This is a late-production example. This is a typical late production helmet, most received no decal. The interior is near excellent, with just minor wear and discoloration from use. The brown leather liner remains soft and supple, with just minor scuffing at the lower edge. It is marked by the maker, Heisler, and also has the size of the liner (57) and the shell (68). Between the zinc liner band and the liner itself are the original seven charcoal foam pads. The wartime harness has normal wear and discoloration. The buckle, loop with the snap is in good working order and original to the helmet, a good war time example.
This is a nice piece, that would make any museum or collector proud. These nice pieces don't last, add it to your collection or museum today.