A fine M40 Wehrmacht combat helmet.
This helmet has a great Heer decal and the green paint is in good condition. There are small areas of wear to the helmet, and rust spots, with usual wear from service usage.
The decal is in excellent condition. All three liner rivets are in place and untouched and the mid war zinc liner is original to the helmet. The brown leather is missing and there is some rust area to the inside and inner rim, so is assumed it has rotted away.
The helmet is complete with an early aluminium chinstrap mid war chinstrap, complete, but missing the end section from one side.
Manufactured by Eisenhüttenwerke, Thale it is stamped ET64 for shellsize 64cm with a batch number
542, dating the helmet to early 1941. A great helmet.