Excellent! WWII German Army Single Decal M-42 Combat Helmet Certified. The stamped sheet steel construction helmet retains most of its original factory applied apple green over paint. The left side of the helmet has Wehrmacht eagle decal which is retained about 95%. The outline of the tri-color decal has been removed per the orders of 1942 on the right side. All three liner retaining rivets and both inserted ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet has an excellent M31 tan leather liner with all of its fingers and original tie string intact. The interior reverse neck guard apron is serial/lot number stamped, “3468”, and the interior left side apron is stamped with the manufacturers code and size, “E.F. 60”, indicating manufacture by Emaillierwerk, AG Fulda, size 60. The helmet comes complete with a blackened leather chinstrap with a natural aluminum pronged buckle and retaining studs. Chinstrap has Koln makers mark and a 1940 date. Nice untouched helmet. An outstanding WWII U.S. Veteran bring back helmet. Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. Good worn condition with some wear and storage age and expected issues. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. If you like good combat used US vet bring backs this is a great example! Do Not Miss This One! Excellent Early helmet.