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Luftwaffe M35 Afrikakorps camo double decal helmet - ET64

Luftwaffe M35 Afrikakorps camo double decal helmet - ET64

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Online bidding open from        26th February – 6th March 2022
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1.300,00
GBP 1.081,31
USD 1.447,94
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 64
MAKER Eisenhüttenwerke Thale
WEIGHT
LOT
EAN 2000000531977
LOT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000531977
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 64
MAKER Eisenhüttenwerke Thale
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 64
EAN 2000000531977
MAKER Eisenhüttenwerke Thale
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Luftwaffe M35 Afrikakorps camo double decal helmet - ET64


Description

A German M35 helmet. The earliest type of helmet issued to Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine and Waffen-SS troops. This example was issued by the Luftwaffe comes with an absolutely original khaki camo paint. This very early helmet was surely worn by an Afrikakorps veteran!

Paint: Original blue factory paint in place. It can mainly be see to the inside.  The outside comes with the original Afrikakorps camo paint! About 70% in place. Very well worn condition. Signs of age.

Decals: The eagle decal is about 40%. A first pattern "drop-tail" eagle. The national decal is about 55%. 

Lining: Flexible leather lining. Still soft. Original cord missing. Size 56. Some red color spots to the liner and inner shell.
Unopened prongs. The liner is original to the shell.

Chin strap: Soft leather. Slightly shortened to fit the wearer and therefore unmarked.

Markings: ET64

A very rare helmet found in England decades ago. A UK Afrika vet bring back!


Condition
2-3