M38 tan leather liner with a central stitched seam, twelve circular ventilation holes and black rubber padding to the helmet band and the interior crown is well marked with. It is repainted in my special mixed feldgrau with added texture. Then I sprayed a three-color pattern consisting of the standard vehicle paint colors that I had matched at the auto-paint store. Then I sprayed a three-color pattern consisting of the standard vehicle paint colors that I had matched at the auto-paint store. However, a modified postwar version in fluorescent green, white or yellow continued to be issued to rescue workers in the until the early 1990s. Aluminum adler firmly affixed and not loose. Manufacturer and 1940 date on tip.
The elimination of the rolled edges expedited the time to manufacture the helmet and reduced the overall production cost. Both the color and where applicable texture are specially mixed to match mint original examples in my collection. The ventilator holes were retained, but were set in smaller hollow rivets mounted to the helmet's shell. When it was delivered today, I was excited and when I saw the finished product, I was elated! Factory and period applied Luftwaffe adler decal commensurate with the overall wear and also rates nearly 100%. The shell has a folded over edge, and the air vents are embossed. Shows the expected age, but overall excellent condition.
It will include the ribbon and medal. Another item that does not detract but is mentionable, the liner is devoid of the felt buffer between the leather and liner band. It was a barn find and was covered in dirt when it was found. Untouched liner system 100% original to the helmet as indicated by the slotted steel bolts. All four spanner bolts have both double nuts in place and exhibit a heavy patina as never being tampered with. Nice reddish brown hardwood grip with nice snug fit, to top and bottom fittings. After the end of World War I seized large quantities of M1918 helmets.
It displays the number 57 which is the size of the liner. This German award is similar to the U. There are no factory manufacturer or size stampings that I can detect. But the helmet was not without its flaws. Received helmet in the mail today. Excellent job done on the helmet you worked on for me. This fine and most desirable dagger has the Boker name and all of the classic qualities associated with this respected producer.
If you buy the components from me and want them to be correctly installed into your helmet, I will do this free of charge. Liner fully intact and pliable with no damage. But both decals are still visible. In other respects, the M1940 helmet was identical to the M1935. The right side of the helmet at one time had a national tri-color decal that is painted over.
In 1934 tests began on an improved Stahlhelm, whose design was a development of World War I models. Veteran bring back German medal. The decal is retained about 92%. Manufacturer stamp and date on tip reads, G. Authentic and depot applied Heer adler decal rates approx 93%. Then I sprayed a three-color pattern consisting of the standard vehicle paint colors that I had matched at the auto-paint store. Buckle end of chinstrap is the aluminum style.
After extensive imports from South America, particularly Argentina, the German government began producing Pickelhauben made of other materials. It was worn as shown in the photos on the day of presentation. The hollow backed reverse is a mirror image of the obverse and has both inset, soldered, screw threaded attachment prongs. Decal of worn off to the left wing. We will be looking to increase this range in the future, so watch this space! Long portion of strap fully pliable with manufacturer and 1941 date on tip. I use powdered aluminum oxide just as the Germans did.
Slight impression front of brow that is not noticeable but mentionable. World War I German stormtrooper on the wearing the Stahlhelm The design of the Stahlhelm was carried out by Dr. With a replaced liner this would be a very high grade helmet. I don't know how the Germans suffered through this. The liner is top quality and very well crafted and the same goes for the chinstrap.