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Kriegsmarine tropical camo M40 single decal helmet

Kriegsmarine tropical camo M40 single decal helmet

LOT 63-0178
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 55
MAKER Eisenhüttenwerke Thale
WEIGHT
LOT 63-0178
EAN 2000000695419
LOT 63-0178
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000695419
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 55
MAKER Eisenhüttenwerke Thale
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT 63-0178
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 55
EAN 2000000695419
MAKER Eisenhüttenwerke Thale
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Kriegsmarine tropical camo M40 single decal helmet


Description

A German M40 helmet with a single decal. The type of helmet was issued to Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Polizei and Waffen-SS troops. This example was issued by the Kriegsmarine.
It comes with a period time brown camo paint for service in Africa or Italy.

Paint: Nearly 90% of the original brown camo paint still in place. Light rust spots. 

Decals: One single eagle decal. Gold color. It was certanily covered with camo paint once. A collector must have tried to remove the camo paint to free the decal again..

Lining: Flexible leather lining.Original cord.  Size "55" marked
Unopened prongs. The liner is original to the shell!

Chin strap: A little dry but still flexible. Maker marked. "1941" dated. 

Markings: ET62


Condition
2-