Outstanding Minty WWII German M-42 Double Decal Field Police Helmet Jumbo Size Brought Back By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Outstanding Minty WWII German M-42 Double Decal Field Police Helmet Jumbo Size Brought Back By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The sheet steel construction helmet retains about most of its original slightly textured field-grey paint. The left side of the helmet has a, black based, police decal with the second pattern, silver, wreathed police eagle as introduced on July 28TH 1936 retains about 92%. The right side of the helmet has a party shield decal is about 97%. All three liner retaining rivets are intact. The interior of the helmet has a light tan, M31 leather liner which is fully intact with all fingers and the original tie string. The liner is well marked with a black size ink stamp, “59” and the leather is still quite supple. The original chin strap is stamped. The interior reverse neck guard apron is serial/lot number stamped, “2734” and left side apron is stamped, with the manufacturers code and size, is not visible it is either a size 68 or most likely a 70. This helmet is massive so I am thinking it’s a size 70. Great untouched helmet is a nice extra large and rare size! A real investment grade helmet. Very nice untouched almost mint German field Police Helmet. A very good “fresh find” (never in a collection) example. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945 Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. RARE!