Early War Period Double Decal Kriegsmarine
Original M35 Steel Helmet Shell/Replacement Liner
This is an original M35 helmet Shell which has recently been refurbished with correct colour pre/early war field grey paint and smooth factory finish for use by a member of the Kriegsmarine. Complete with correct period aluminium banded M31 size 57 replacement leather liner. Liner band dated 1938 with correct long chinstrap posts and squared chinstrap attachment loops as used on the M35. Liner attached with correct period brass rivets and a 1940 dated and maker marked chinstrap.
Decals are of the finest and most authentic quality available on the market at present.
The shell is stamped "ET64" for the company Eisenhüttenwerke in Thale and the shell size of 64. The production run number stamp is also visible on the inside back of the rim.
This is an original wartime helmet shell which would have seen service on the Eastern Front. The shell is excellent condition for it's age.
M35 helmet shells are getting increasingly difficult to find nowadays especially in good condition.
These helmets where collected after the war by the Czech Government, resprayed and relined for use by the Czech civil defence and fire police.
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