28th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding on 1851 lots has ended on 10th March 2019. 87% of all lots sold

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Knight's Cross winner Olt. Sulzer - M40 single decal helmet

Knight's Cross winner Olt. Sulzer - M40 single decal helmet

LOT 36-0133
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Auction ended        9th March 2019  |  03:28 pm CET
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 900,00
EXCL. BUYER’S PREMIUM: 17,5 %
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COUNTRY Germany
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LOT 36-0133
EAN 2000000341163
LOT 36-0133
PERIOD
COUNTRY Germany
EAN 2000000341163
MATERIAL
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PERIOD
COUNTRY Germany
LOT 36-0133
MATERIAL
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EAN 2000000341163
Knight's Cross winner Olt. Sulzer - M40 single decal helmet

Description

Heer M40 single decal helmet to Knight's Cross recipient Oberleutnant Rudolf Sulzer. Sulzer was awarded the Knight's Cross as a Hauptmann on 11.1.1944 as a Hauptmann and commander of II./Grenadier-Regiment 161 which was part of 81. Infanterie-Division.

 

Untouched M40 helmet with full original fieldgrey factory paint. Original attached Heer eagle decal in fantastic condition and still over 95%. Minor light rust to the shell. ET66 marked. An ink "Abgenommen - Wehrmacht-Beschaffungsamt" dome stamp to the inside. 

Original attached leather liner. The prongs of the rivets are still absolutely flat and were never opened. "Oblt. Sulzer" named as well as Size "58" stamped to the liner. Original soft leather chin strap. The maker and date is hard to read but you can read "GUSTAV....." (also, hard to see on the picture.

A stunning helmet with provenience in good condition 2+.


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