A fine early war M35 Double Decal Luftwaffe helmet.
The helmet is in excellent condition with most of the textured blue grey finish with light surface wear from period service usage.
The M31 leather liner is in excellent condition with early Aluminium re-infored liner band. Complete with original liner chord, the leather is named in ink ‘Meiners’. The reverse of the liner has a ink stamp 1939 and a depot marking.
All three of the liner retaining rivets are intact. The the helmet skirt is stamped NS66 indicating manufacture by Vereinigte Deutsche Nickelwerke with batch number D225.
The left hand side of the helmet carries the Luftwaffe eagle which is excellent and the right hand side has the tri-colour which has been worn, mainly to the white centre section.
The helmet is complete with an early chinstrap, with an aluminium buckle and maker stamp to the leather.
An excellent early war helmet.