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Army M35 double decal helmet by EF

144HEL1 - Army M35 double decal helmet by EF ( Emaillerwerke-Fulda ). This helmet features the smooth apple green finish with the Wehrmacht adler on the left side and the national escutcheon shield on the right. The exterior finish on this near mint helmet displays normal storage wear. The interior displays an un-issued liner with the original drawstring and size stamp 60 ( large). The dome stamp is evident but lightly stamped. The chinstrap is maker marked and dated 1937. The shell's left side apron is stamped EF68 identifying the shell's maker as Emaillerwerke-Fulde with the size 68. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production run number 4675. $3500. More Photos

Prussian Curassier enlisted lobster tail spiked helmet by C.E. JUNCKER

143IHEL2 - Prussian Curassier enlisted "lobster tail" spiked helmet by C.E. JUNCKER and dated 1916. This helmet features a polished steel finish to its body. The spike is attached to aovoid shaped design enlisted base plate. The wappenshield front plate is silvered matching the body and features the Imperial Prussian eagle. The side rosettes, one indicating the state colors of Prussia, attach the black leather chinstrap. The lobster tail scaled neck shield features the the scales and attachment bolts.. The interior features an enlisted style leather liner. The top displays the C.E. JUNCKER imprint and the date 1916. The rear neck shield is stamped "56" indicating the size. Excellent and rare example. $2500. More Photos

Prussian Jager zu pferde enlisted

143IHEL1 - Prussian Jager zu pferde enlisted "lobster tai" spiked helmet. This helmet features a gun metal gray finish to its steel body. The spike is attached to a cloverleaf design enlisted base plate. The wappenshield front plate is zinc and features the Imperial Prussian eagle. The side rosettes, one indicating the state colors of Prussia, attach the black leather chinstrap. The lobster tail neck shield shows a "pointed" mid-point indicating Jager zu pferde use. The interior features an enlisted style leather liner. There is a name plate affixed with miniscule screws that displays the maker's name "Herm. Weissenburger & Co., ..." The front visor and rear neck lobster tail are trimmed with zink. The rear neck shield has the size "61" stamped in to the metal. This helmet was acquired after being decommissioned by a museum and retains its museum inventory tag on the front visor. helmet . Excellent example. $2750. More Photos

Army M45 combat helmet with wire net

1212HEL2 - Army M45 combat helmet with wire net. This exceptionally rare helmet was the last example of the Third Reich's combat helmet. The helmet has been identified as a M45-B model due to the M44 liner system . The helmet features a dark rough textured field gray paint finish. A characteristic of these late war helmet is the lack of ventilation holes. The interior features a much simplified liner having no band for attachment. The size 57 stamped liner is poor quality de cowhide liner complete with original drawstring. The rear of the interior apron is stamped hkp64 along with the batch number 5032. The black leather chinstrap is stamped with 44. Very rare. $3250. More Photos

Army re-issued M40 single decal combat helmet

1212HEL1 - Army re-issued M40 single decal combat helmet. This helmet features a semi-rough textured exterior finish. The Wehrmacht adler displays gold toning with better than 95% of the decal present. The interior features a full but well-used M31 liner complete with the drawstring. The interior apron displays the smooth dark field gray original paint finish. The rear apron is stamped with Q64. The batch number is not evident. I would rate this helmet as good plus condition. $850. More Photos

Army re-issued M35 single decal combat helmet by Quist

1211HEL13 - Army re-issued M35 single decal combat helmet by Quist. This helmet features a repainted finish. The Wehrmacht adler rates about 95%. The remains of the national escutcheon can be seen on the opposite side beneath the rough textured paint. The interior displays a well-worn liner with a replacement drawstring. The chinstrap is complete and shows wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. The side apron is marked Q64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production number 755. The owner's name … Neuman and rank are written on the front visor area. There are two names handwritten on the leather liner with one having been crossed out. Neuman's name and rank Obgef. are also on the liner.. 21. $1050. More Photos

Army M42 combat helmet by hpk

1211HEL18 - Army M42 combat helmet by hpk. This late war produced M42 features the rough textured paint finish. As the war entered its later stage helmets were issued without decals. This helmets interior features a complete liner with drawstring. The rear apron is stamped hpk68 ( a large size0 along the the batch number 5356. 37. $850. More Photos

Army M42 single decal combat helmet by hkp

1211HEL15 - Army M42 single decal combat helmet by hkp. This helmet features a dark field gray finish with the Wehrmacht adler rating about 50%. The eagle displays wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. The interior reveals a well used leather liner with a replacement drawstring. The side apron is stamped ET66 and the production number is stamped at the rear of the apron 4910, sd., named 13. $750. More Photos

Army re-issued M40 Army combat helmet by Quist

1211HEL12 - Army re-issued M40 Army combat helmet by Quist. This helmet displays heavy combat use to its dark field gray 1940 finish. The interior displays black paint along its lower apron giving rise to speculate this was once a SS helmet. The interior reveals a worn eight tongue liner without its drawstring. The chinstrap is incomplete and displays comparable wear. The rear is stamped with Q… the production number but is obscured but DN is evident. 22. $650. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet by SE

1211HEL11 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet by SE. This helmet displays heavy combat use to its dark field gray finish. . The decal's wear is consistent with the rest of the shell having about 50% remaining. The interior reveals a worn eight tongue liner with the drawstring. The chinstrap is complete and displays comparable wear. The side apron is stamped SE64. The rear is stamped with the production number but is obscured by the owner's name also unrecognizable with Feldpost number.. 18. $850. More Photos

Army M35 double decal combat helmet by NS

1211HEL7 - Army M35 double decal combat helmet by NS. The decals display heavy period wear. More wear is apparent on the national escutcheon shield. The Wehrmacht adler shows about 50& remaining. Shows a well used period liner. The interior reveals complete leather liner without a drawstring. The complete chinstrap displays the partial stamp of the maker. The side apron is stamped NS60. The rear apron with the production number E. 153. . 23. $950. More Photos

Army M42 single decal combat helmet by EF

1211HEL43 - Army M42 single decal combat helmet by EF. This helmet displays period use evident to the finish and the Wehrmacht adler decal. The interior features a complete M31 liner with drawstring. The chinstrap displays a RBN number. The side apron is stamped EF66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the batch number 22216 (?). 5. $775. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet with zimmerit camouflage

1211HEL41 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet with zimmerit camouflage. This helmet features the remnants of a zimmerit application for camouflage. Zimmerit was the same material that was often applied to armored vehicles for that purpose. The remains of the Wehrmacht adler are apparent. The interior reveals a heavily worn leather liner and chinstrap. The side apron is stamped ET64 and the rear 1251 being the production number. Also scratched into the paint of the rear apron is the name Kindler …..38. $875. More Photos

Army M35 combat helmet

1211HEL8 - Army M35 combat helmet. The decals have been painted over with what remains of camouflage. The interior reveals complete leather liner with a separated drawstring. The side apron is stamped NS62. The rear apron with the production number 20905. 16. $700. More Photos

Army  M40 single decal combat helmet

1211HEL5 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet. This helmet displays heavy combat use. The decal's wear is consistent with the rest of the shell having about 50% remaining. The interior reveals a worn eight tongue liner with the remnants of the drawstring. The chinstrap is complete and displays comparable wear. The side apron is stamped Q64. The rear is stamped with the production number DN… 19. $775. More Photos

Army M35 double decal combat helmet named

1211HEL4 - Army M35 double decal combat helmet named. This helmet features the dark field gray finish first introduced in 1940. This helmet was issued while ET was using up its supply of M35's with both decals. The decals display heavy use as does the exterior shell. The interior features a well-used leather liner and chinstrap. The side apron is stamped ET64. The rear of the apron is stamped 462.. along with the owner's name and rank b- Uffz. Tornow.. 10. $1250. More Photos

Army M40 combat helmet with tropical camouflage finish by Quist

1211HEL2 - Army M40 combat helmet with tropical camouflage finish by Quist. This helmet had the camouflage overspray applied after the liner and band had been removed. This accounts for the interior dome displaying the same paint. It may have been re-issued. The exterior displays normal use. The interior displays a complete leather liner with drawstring. The rear of the neck apron is marked Q66. Below the maker mark and shell size is the production number DN499. 6. $950. More Photos

Army re-issued M17

1211HEL37 - Army re-issued M17. This helmet features a 1940 semi-rough textured finish. Evident under the re-issue paint are the faint outlines of the painted-over decals. The exterior is in overall excellent condition. The interior displays a M31 leather liner size stamped 57. 11. $850. More Photos

Army M40 tropical finish by SE

1211HEL35 - Army M40 tropical finish by SE. This helmet features a hand-painted tropical camouflage finish. The interior has a complete chinstrap, leather liner and drawstring. The apron is marked SE64. The batch number is stamped on the rear of the apron. 568. 30. $925. More Photos

Army re-issued M40 with string netting for foliage attachment and named

1211HEL32 - Army re-issued M40 with string netting for foliage attachment and named. This helmet features a string netting for the purpose of attaching foiling as camouflage. The Wehrmacht adler is in 95%+ condition. The interior features a complete M31 leather liner with original drawstring and chinstrap. The side apron is stamped NS64. The rear apron is stamped with the batch number and the owner's name "MANNS". 26. $1450. More Photos

Army M42 un-issued combat helmet

1211HEL29 - Army M42 un-issued combat helmet. This helmet features the semi-rough textured paint that was implemented sometime in 1940 to reduce glare during combat conditions. The helmet was un-issued and displays age and storage wear. The interior exhibits a size stamped 59 liner with drawstring. The rear apron is stamped hpk66 along with the batch number 5640. 35. $775. More Photos

Army re-issued M40 single decal camouflage formerly Waffen SS

1211HEL27 - Army re-issued M40 single decal camouflage formerly Waffen SS. This helmet features a hand-painted tan camouflage finish leaving the Wehrmacht adler exposed. On the opposite side of the helmet is the area where one can see the remains of where there was once an SS runics decal. The interior displays a well-used leather liner with chinstrap. The left side of the apron is stamped ET64 while the rear shows the batch number as 711. 43. $1250. More Photos

Army M42 single decal combat helmet

1211HEL26 - Army M42 single decal combat helmet. This helmet features a single Wehrmacht adler decal. The exterior is the smooth dark field gray paint. The interior features a darkened leather liner missing a single tongue but is complete having the drawstring. The chinstrap has separated. The side apron is stamped with the maker ..T66 and the production run number 2685. 24. $950. More Photos

Army M42 combat helmet with hand-painted shields for French Foreign Volunteer

1211HEL24 - Army M42 combat helmet with hand-painted shields for French Foreign Volunteer. This helmet features a hand-painted national tri-color shield of France and hand-painted "reversed" swastika shield of the Third Reich. The exterior displays normal combat use. The interior features a complete leather liner with drawstring. The rear apron is marked ckl64 along with the production number 4750. 33. $700. More Photos

Army M40 combat helmet by ET

1211HEL22 - Army M40 combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a smooth dark field gray exterior. At one time the interior was re-finished with a semi-rough texture paint. The interior side apron is stamped ET66. The leather liner was refitted to accommodate a larger size. The rear apron is stamped with the production number ..02. 15. $575. More Photos

Army M18 double decal transitional helmet

1210HEL4 - Army M18 double decal transitional helmet. This helmet appears to have been un-issued after having the early field gray smooth paint applied along with the M31 liner and Wehrmacht eagle and national escutcheon decals. The exterior finish is in excellent condition as are the two decals. The chinstrapdoes show wear. The leather liner appears to have not been worn due to its condition. There are breaks between the tongues and the original drawstring was never ut through the tongues leaving me to conclude it wasn't used. A single stamp "57" is present on the dome. I would rate this helmet as excellent plus,plus for display. $2,000. More Photos

Army M35 tropical camouflage by ET

1210HEL2 - Army M35 tropical camouflage by ET. This helmet displays a complete tropical hand-painted finish obscuring the decal. The exterior displays normal period wear. The interior displays a darkened well-used leather liner that has old repairs to the leather along the liner band. The leather liner maintains its original drawstring and shows age darkening. The side apron is stamped ET66 and the rear is stamped with the production number 272. I would rate this helmet as good.$2350. More Photos

Army M35 double decal helmet with tropical camouflage finish

1209HEL2 - Army M35 double decal helmet with tropical camouflage finish. This helmet The Wehrmacht adler carefully painted around when the camo fish was hand-painted on. The national escutcheon shield was painted over. The helmet displays normal period use on the exterior shell. The interior displays the camouflage paint along the apron that extends down onto the liner band. The apron is marked ET66 with the production number 868(?) stamped into the rare of the apron. $3850. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet by NS

1207HEL23 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet by NS. This helmet features a smooth dark field gray finish. The single decal displays mild surface wear but is otherwise complete. The exterior shell is overall very good to excellent condition. The interior displays a complete leather liner with drawstring and chinstrap. The interior displays period use. The side apron is stamped NS62. The rear apron is stamped with the production number D115. Excellent display piece. . $1550. More Photos

Army M42 single decal combat helmet

1207HEL21 - Army M42 single decal combat helmet. This helmet features a rough textured finish. The single decal displays surface scuffing but is otherwise complete. The exterior shell is overall excellent condition. The interior displays a complete leather liner size stamped 59 and partial chinstrap. The rear of the helmet is stamped with the maker but this is too faint to read and production number 5221. Excellent display piece. 8. $950. More Photos

Army M42 combat helmet

1207HEL13 - Army M42 combat helmet. This helmet features a rough textured finish. The exterior displays normal surface wear. The interior has an unmarked leather liner. The side apron is stamped NS64 with the production number being …394. 7. $650. More Photos

Army re-issue M40 no decal combat helmet

1207HEL7 - Army re-issue M40 no decal combat helmet. This re-issued helmet displays rough textured field gray paint in overall very good/excellent condition. The interior displays a complete liner showing minmal wear. The maker stamp on the left side of the apron is obscured by the re-paint. The production number that appears at the rear of the apron is barely visible is 3581. 21. $625. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet with snow camouflage finish by ET

1207HEL5 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet with snow camouflage finish by ET. This helmet features a hand applied whitewash finish that carefully exposed the Wehrmacht adler. The exterior displays consistent surface wear. The interior displays an intact leather liner stamped size 58. The left side of the apron is stamped ET 66 while the rear of the apron is stamped with the production number 1338. 19. $2500. More Photos

Army M35 reissued camouflage helmet with visible single decal and named by SE

1207HEL4 - Army M35 reissued camouflage helmet with visible single decal and named by SE. This helmet features a single color tan over-spray on the dark field gary finish. The camouflage allows for the Wehrmacht adler to be clearly visible. The helmet is determined to be a re-issued M35. The exterior displays normal wear and age. The interior retains a complete leather liner with original drawstring. The left side of the apron is stamped ET64. The rear of the apron features the owner's rank and name, "Lt. Jonas". The production number is barely visible due to the paint that was applied at the time of re-issuance. This helmet has been examined for authenticity by Ken Niewiarowicz author of " Germany's COMBAT HELMETS 1933-1945, A Modern Study", published by R. James Bender Publishing, Copyright 2009. $3500. More Photos

Army transitional M18 single decal helmet

1207HEL1 - Army transitional M18 single decal helmet. This helmet displays a single decal rating at about 90+%. The exterior has a dark field gray finish. There is mild surface oxidation consistent with age and wear. The interior features an M31 leather liner. The side apron is marked with a series of numbers. The original chinstrap is present and displays wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. $1200. More Photos

Army M35 double decal helmet with tropical sand camouflage finish

1207HEL2 - Army M35 double decal helmet with tropical sand camouflage finish by F.W. Quist. This helmet started the war having a smooth field gray finish. Evident under the camouflage are the Wehrmacht adler and national tri-color decals. The exterior camouflage finish displays a rough texture indicating that sand was mixed with the desert tan paint. Through the worn camo finish the smooth field gray finish is present. The tan paint is presenton the helmets rivets and grommet vents. The interior shows a worn leather liner that is consistent with wear in a hot climate. The original drawstring is present. On the left side of the apron is the Q66 stamp. The raer of the apron is lightly stamped the production run number. This is too lightly stamped to read. Nice tropical combat example. $4250. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet by SE

1203HEL3 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet by SE (Sachische emailler ). This combat worn helmet features a single 95% intact decal with dark field gray finish. The exterior displays normal period wear. The interior features a supply leather liner that shows wear consistent with the exterior. The drawstring is missing. The side apron is stamped SE64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the low production number 363. $950. More Photos

Army M18 single decal re-issue helmet

1201HEL11 - Army M18 single decal re-issue helmet. This re-issued helmet features a light colored field gray finish . The single decal is in excellent condition. The interior has been period re-fitted with an M31 liner that shows heavy wear and use. The side apron is stamped with TJ66 and the production number. 65. $900. More Photos

Army M40 combat helmet by QUIST

1201HEL13 - Army M40 combat helmet by QUIST. This helmet displays a yellowed decal that shows period wear. The exterior finish is the smooth dark field gray. The interior shows a complete age darkened liner with drawstring. The side apron is stamped Q64 with the production number 6404 stamped at the rear. There is a unit or name painted on the rear apron as well. 61. $875. More Photos

Army  M40 re-issued tropical tan camouflage combat helmet by ET

1201HEL14 - Army M40 re-issued tropical tan camouflage combat helmet by ET ( Eisenhutten-Thale ). This helmet display a factory applied tan finish. I make that statement based on the tan finish being evident throughout the entire helmet shell. The M31 liner was added after the paint was appled. The exterior shell displays honest period wear from use as does the complete leather liner with drawstring. The side apron is stamped ET64. The production number 1426 is stamped on the reverse, The worn chinstrap displays an RBN number. 63. $1500. More Photos

Army M35 double decal combat helmet by SE60

1201HEL16 - Army M35 double decal combat helmet by SE60. This helmet feature a smooth field gray finish that appears to have the camouflage removed.. The exterior finish shows consistent surface scuffing and wear due to combat use and age. The Wehrmacht adler is is good condition and the national escutcheon appears to have been hand-painted over.. The interior shows a complete leather liner with chinstrap. The side of the apron is stamped SE60. The rear apron shows the production number as 3469. 55 $925. More Photos

Army M35 single decal camouflage combat helmet

1201HEL20 - Army M35 single decal camouflage combat helmet. This helmet features a partial Wehrmacht adler through the green/gray camou fnish. The exterior shell displays heavy period use with areas of oxidation. The interior likewise displays a liner that shows heavy wear and age darkening less the drawstring and chinstrap. The side apron is stamped SE66. The rear of the apron displays the production run number 082. 59. $650. More Photos

Heer M42 single decal combat helmet

1201HEL1 - Heer M42 single decal combat helmet by ckl ( Eisenhutten-Thale ). This helmet features the rough textured finish common to M42 helmets. The single decal displays damage to the swastika. The field gray finish shows normal wear and age. The interior has a complete with a size 57 stamped leather liner with drawstring. The ckl stamp is rather lightly stamped along the rear apron and batch number. The digits are difficult to read regarding the shell size and production run numbers. 70. $650. More Photos

Heer M42 single decal combat helmet

1201HEL3 - Heer M42 single decal combat helmet by ET ( Eisenhutten-Thale ). This helmet features the rough textured finish common to M42 helmets. The single decal is in overall good conditions displaying wear from normal combat use. The interior has a complete size 54 stamped leather liner with drawstring. The ET62 stamp is evident along the side of the apron and batch number 1853 apears at the rear. The chinstrap shows a period repair judging by the age of the stitches. Nice combat worn example. 68. $800. More Photos

Army M18 Austrian re-issue medic helmet

1201HEL6 - Army M18 Austrian re-issue medic helmet. This helmet features a hand-painted white finish with a red cross stenciled over the white. The exterior displays normal age and wear having no serious distractions. The interior of the shell shows its original field gray finish. The M31 liner band that was re-fitted at the time of re-issuing. The leather liner displays heavy use with a split to the rear and minor separations in the tongues.67. Rare. $1100. More Photos

Army M18 single decal re-issue helmet

1201HEL7 - Army M18 single decal re-issue helmet. This re-issued helmet features a field gray finish . The single decal displays normal age and wear. The interior has been period re-fitted with an M31 liner that shows heavy wear and use. 64. $650. More Photos

Army M18 single decal re-issue helmet

1201HEL8 - Army M18 single decal re-issue helmet. This re-issued helmet features a light colored field gray finish . The single decal is in excellent condition. The interior has been period re-fitted with an M31 liner that shows heavy wear and use. The side apron is stamped with TJ66 and the production number. It appears the original owner's name is written on the liner 66. $900. More Photos

Heer M42 camo combat helmet

1201HEL10 - Heer M42 camo combat helmet by ckl64 ( Eisenhutten-Thale ). This helmet features a grayish/green camouflage finish. The interior has a complete size 57 stamped leather liner with drawstring. The ckl64 stamp is rather lightly stamped along the rear apron and batch number 3109. The shell acceptance stamp ( dome stamp ) is clearly visible beneath the Wegner named liner. 71. $825. More Photos

Army M42 with Normandy camouflage finish

1110HEL22 - Army M42 with Normandy camouflage finish. This helmet features a triple camouflage spray finish of green, brown and tan typical of the Normandy pattern finish. The exterior displays normal period use. The interior shows a complete leather liner with drawstring. The chinstrap has an RBN #. The shell is stamped EF64 ( Emailierwerke-Fulda ) with the Lot # 1764. Solid example of a Normandy pattern helmet. $2750. More Photos

Army M35 double decal helmet

1110HEL20 - Army M35 double decal helmet . This M35 features an early field gray/green finish. The Wehrmacht and national escutcheon decals are in excellent condition showing minor wear. The exterior finish is in very good condition having no serious distractions. The interior displays the dome acceptance stamp and is dated 1939. The liner shows normal use and is complete with its original drawstring. The shell is stamped ET64 ( Eisenhutten-Thale) and the Lot # 4528. $4800. More Photos

Army tropical camouflage M35 combat helmet

118HEL1 - Army tropical camouflage M35 combat helmet. This helmet displays the unmistakable yellowish - tan camouflage finish applied by troops serving with the General Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps. The helmet retains much of its original light "pea green" paint finish. The tan camouflage displays heavy period use. The interior displays an oiled liner. The shell is stamped ..64 on the side apron. The batch number "283.." is stamped at the rear of the apron. $1500. More Photos

Army Afrika Korps tropical camouflage M35 single decal helmet with soldier's initials

1010H5 - Army Afrika Korps tropical camouflage M35 single decal helmet with soldier's initials. This M35 helmet features the distinctive yellow/tan paint commonly used for camouflaging helmets with the paint used on the DAK vehicles. The helmet's exterior finish shows typical period wear. The single Wehrmacht eagle shows normal scuffing associated with honest combat use. The interior liner displays the owner's initials, "A Sh". The side apron is stamped Q64 with the rear apron stamped with the low batch number 992. $3750. More Photos

Army M42 single decal helmet by ckl

108H1 - Army M42 single decal helmet by ckl. This near mint helmet features a 1005 decal. The helmet has a rough field gray finish that shows areas of wear that I attribute to storage and age rather than combat use. There are no areas of rust or dents. The interior features a liner in excellent to near mint condition. The dome stamp is clearly evident. The size 56 is stamped on one of the liner tongues. The ckl64 stamp is above the batch number. $1850. More Photos

Army M40 helmet with Normandy pattern camouflage finish

107H43 - Army M40 helmet with Normandy pattern camouflage finish. This Normandy pattern hand-painted helmet features a two-colors finish consisting of green and tan. The finish displays normal period wear over the helmet's surface. The Wehrmacht eagle was covered while the camouflage finish was applied. The interior features a complete leather liner and chinstrap. The side apron is stamped NS64. The batch number is lightly stamped on the apron's rear 8030. $3,000. More Photos

Army M42 single decal combat helmet

107H41 - Army M42 single decal combat helmet. This helmet features the Wehrmacht eagle that displays about 99%. The semi-smooth field gray finish is in very good condition having areas of normal wear. The interior displays a complete leather liner that shows wear consistent with the exterior. The left side apron of the apron is stamped ET64 and the production run number "1925' is stamped on the rear of the apron. $1500. More Photos

Imperial Prussian non-commissioned pickelhaube

104H3 - Imperial Prussian non-commissioned pickelhaube. This helmet features a silvered zinc frontplate (wappen) with the Prussian state eagle clutching a scepter and crown. Silvered fittings on Prussian helmets were commonly worn by pionier (combat engineer) units. The crown of this leather helmet displays a vented enlisted fixed spike mounted on an enlisted/nco silver baseplate. The silver chinscales perfectly match the other silver helmet fittings. The chinscales are attached to the sides of the helmet with two bolts. Under one of the bolts is a rosette with the national colors. The other rosette displays the state colors of Prussia, black and white. The black lacqured shell shows normal age crazing and wear. The front leather visor has a silvered zinc trim. The metal spine that descends from the spike's baseplate to the edge of the rear visor is secure. The interior features a complete standard enlisted/nco leather liner with drawstring. On the underside of the front and back visors is written in ink, " Brought back from France by Fred Roberts 1917 -18….". $2999. More Photos

Prussian Cuirassier (mounted jagers) enlisted helmet

102H3 - Prussian Cuirassier (mounted jagers) enlisted helmet. This lobstertail helmet worn by mounted heavy and light Prussian cavalry was first introduced in 1915. The silver plated iron helmet features a large Prussian frontplate (wappen) with the zinc Prussian eagle. The enlisted style leather chinstrap is secured to each side by a rosette plate with a kokarde with the German national colors on one side and the state colored black and white kokarde indicating Prussia on the other. At the top appears a tall zinc vented non-removable spike that is secured to an enlisted style baseplate. The front visor is trimmed with silvered zinc. The highly stylized lobstertail neck guard is composed of three silvered iron scales that extend downward from the rear of the helmet. The underside of the lobstertail is laminated and in excellent condition. The interior features a light brown supple leather lining that opens at the crown revealing the ventilation hole and attaching bolt hardware for the spike baseplate. The maker's stamp is clearly visible revealing the name "Lachmann Berlin" and the date "16". The helmet's size approximately 55. All the interior bolts are present and original to the helmet.. There are no dents or dells. The helmet is in overall excellent plus condition. $4599. More Photos

Imperial Prussian enlisted pickelhaube

102H4 - Imperial Prussian enlisted pickelhaube. This helmet features a zinc frontplate (wappen) with the Prussian state eagle clutching a scepter and crown. The crown of this leather helmet displays a vented enlisted removable spike mounted on an enlisted baseplate. The leather chinstrap shows age and use. This chinstrap is attached to the sides of the helmet with two bolts. Under one of the bolts is a rosette with the national colors. The black lacqured shell shows normal age crazing and wear. The lacquer finished leather is in very good condition having no serious detractions. The front leather visor has a zinc trim that has a single split. The metal spine that descends from the spike's baseplate to the edge of the rear visor is loose but secure. The interior features a complete standard enlisted leather liner with drawstring. The interior shell is maker stamped with the size "56 ½". Along the back neck visor is written the name "Voigt" and unit 5/434. $725. More Photos

Army splinter pattern reversible to winter camouflage helmet cover

0911h10 - Army splinter pattern reversible to winter camouflage helmet cover. This rare factory-made helmet cover shows light period wear. The helmet cover comes with machine-sewn foliage loops. The exterior is in used but excellent condition. The interior shows age yellowing and has a single size stamp 61 which is for the actual head size rather than the shell size. The helmet is secured to the helmet by means of a splinter pattern tie string. $5500. More Photos

Army M40 tropical helmet with personalized camo pattern

0910h10 - Army M40 tropical helmet with "personalized camo" pattern. This helmet features a tropical camouflage finish with a personalized 'scratched" camo design. The wear is consistent over the entire shell. The interior features the original liner that shows honest period wear. The shell is marked ET66 and the rear apron is stamped with batch number "58". This is the lowest I have ever seen. $2850. More Photos

Army M17 double decal transitional helmet

099h1 - Army M17 double decal transitional helmet. This Austrian shell helmet features a smooth pre-war, light field gray/green finish. The national colors decal rates about 98% showing mild age yellowing. The Wehrmacht eagle is also about 98% showing minor wear and age yellowing. The exterior finish is better than 95% having normal but light wear having no distractions that take away from its overall presentation. At the top center dome are the stamped numbers "868". The interior features a M31 liner that is original to the helmet and Third Reich period. The leather liner shows normal use and age darkening. The owner's initials "W.W." are handwritten on the leather. The shell is unmarked as is standard for these Austrian shell transition helmets. $2500. More Photos

Model 1935 pattern, Heer OFFICER'S double-decal ALUMINUM parade helmet

099h2 - Model 1935 pattern, Heer OFFICER'S double-decal ALUMINUM parade helmet. This UNIQUE Heer officer's parade helmet exactly duplicates the pattern of the standard model 1935 Wehrmacht steel helmet, but is manufactured in lightweight ALUMINUM! The helmet body has a factory-applied olive-green, semi-gloss, satin-smooth finish which is virtually perfect. There are NO significant scratches, dents, or dells. The left side Wehrmachtsadler decal is virtually 100% intact, as is the right side red, white, and black tri-color transfer. Both decals are nicely lacquered. The interior of the left side helmet skirt is die-stamped with the helmet shell manufacturer's code, "E.T." ( Eisenhuettenwerke-Thale ), and the helmet shell size, "64". The model 1931 liner system consists of a perfectly-formed oval, non-reinforced aluminum liner band with square-cornered "D-bales", and an eight-tongue, tan, calfskin-leather liner, with the original nylon drawstring still present. One of the leather liner tongues is ink-stamped with the liner's size, "56", and the leather liner is in overall EXCELLENT-PLUS condition. The original, full-length, black leather chinstrap is in excellent condition, and is dated and maker-marked. There is some MINOR chipping of the paint along the inside of the rolled aluminum rim, but the OVERALL condtion of this unique Heer OFFICER'S parade helmet is EXCELLENT-PLUS to NEARLY-MINT. $7500 More Photos

Saxon Garde-Reiter- Rgt. (Die Sachsischen Schweren Reiter) reserve officers ceremonial parade helmet with travel box

098SO1 - Saxon Garde-Reiter- Rgt. (Die Sachsischen Schweren Reiter) reserve officer’s ceremonial parade helmet with travel box. This lobstertail helmet worn by reserve officers of the Saxon Heavy Cavalry was first introduced in 1907. The tombak helmet features a large, starburst helmet plate (wappen) with the gilt coat-of-arms of Saxony superimposed over a silvered Maltese Cross below a gilt crown. The silvered Maltese Cross differentiates the helmet as being that of a reserve officer’s. The gilt brass officer chinscales are secured to each side by a plate with a kokarde with the German national colors on one side and the state colored green kokarde of Saxony on the other. At the top appears a tall, fluted and vented spike that is secured to an officer’s style baseplate. For full dress occasions the spike was removed and replaced with a silver lion. The highly stylized lobstertail neck guard is composed of three tombak scales that extend downward from the rear of the helmet. The underside of the lobstertail is laminated and in excellent condition. The interior features a moiré silk ling that opens in a clamshell design giving ventilation and access to the attaching bolt hardware that affixes the fluted spike and officer’s baseplate at the helmet’s crown. Affixed to the moiré silk lining is a single brass initial “S”. The helmet’s size 57 is stamped in the tombak. All the interior bolts are present and original to the helmet. The helmet’s full width officer’s leather sweatband is complete and shows light period wear. There are no dents or dells. There is a tiny crack present on the right side of the helmet body which shows signs of a period repair. However, the helmet is in overall excellent plus condition. Accompanying the helmet is the original travel box. The box is conical in shape with a flat top. Made of wood and covered with black lacquered fabric, the box is secured with supple and functional leather straps and buckles. The interior is lined with golden-yellow silk and is in excellent condition. The original maker’s label is affixed to the box’s base. The exterior of the travel box shows normal wear having several areas of minor loss of the black lacquer finish. This helmet and box set is an exceptional offering in overall excellent condition. $14,500. More Photos

Army panzer winter protective helmet

095H30 - Army panzer winter protective helmet. This rare item of panzer headgear is frequently incorrectly referred to as the winter beret. The fur covered winter protective helmet was designed to be worn by panzer crewmen and has the same liner as the beret. This piece features light colored rabbit fur panels that are secured at the top by a single button. To the front fur panel is affixed an aluminum army eagle held by several stitches. The Interior is identical to those found in panzer berets with a black oilcloth lining. This one contains a Robert Lubstein (Erel) manufacturer's tag. Although this one is mint, the underside of the leather sweatband contains the owner's name (illegible) and another Erel stamp with the size 56. $3,500.  More Photos

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092H8 - M17 Austrian single decal, transitional helmet. This rare helmet features a semi-rough texture finish indicating that the helmet had the finish applied sometime after 1940. The exterior shows normal age wear. The interior shows two extra sets of welded brackets used for the attachment of the field backpack. The interior has no stampings for the foundry code or shell size. The interior comes complete a mint size 58 sheepskin liner. These helmets were issued late in the war for use by "Homeguard", Volksturm units. This helmet is rare by the fact that it has factory welded interior brackets and its overall un-used condition. $1250.  More Photos

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092H5 - Italian Infantry helmet, WWII era. This helmet features a medium gray roug texture finish. There is a hand-painted unit insignia for infantry (I believe) on the front. The interior's liner shows use as does the chinstrap. $250. More Photos

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091H1 - French Foreign Volunteer Army M40 combat helmet. It is extremely rare to find Third Reich combat helmets with insignia indicating service of a foreign volunteer. This rare M40 helmet features the tricolors of France displayed in hand-painted shields on both sides. The exterior features the smooth textured field gray finish that came into use in 1940. The hand-painted shields match the wear to the exterior finish. The apron is stamped ET62 along with the batch number. Very rare. $3150.  More Photos

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091H2 - French Foreign Volunteer Army helmet with hand-painted finish. This re-issued helmet features a hand-painted exterior finish. The tricolor of France is hand-painted on the right-hand facing side. The exterior shows oxidation and wear but this is one rare helmet. The interior finish indicates the original factory dark smooth field gray paint. The liner shows normal use and has an owner's name written on it. The manufacturer's stamping are not clear as the helmet has oxidation along the apron. Very rare. $2500.  More Photos

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0811H18 - Army M40 single decal named to Uffr. Drebenstredt. This is a good original combat M40. The decal is in excellent condition with the finish having the circa 1940 semi-rough texture paint. The interior shows matching wear and use as the exterior. The foundry code is faintly stamped along the rim along with the batch number. The original owner wrote his name on the liner Uffz. Drebenstedt. $1399. More Photos

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0811H6 - Army M40 single decal camo combat helmet. This helmet features a light camo over-spray around the eagle. The single decal is better than 95% with the remaining outer shell showing moderate and even period wear. The interior features a NS64 stamped apron and a size 56 stamped liner. The chinstrap shows normal age and wear and is 1940 dated. This is an excellent example and highly collectible combat camo. $2000.00.  More Photos

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089H8 - Army M42 helmet with field made splinter pattern camo cover. This helmet shows normal combat use. It's the field made splinter cover that makes this ensemble. The cover was probably made from Army zeltbahn shelter. The wear to the cover matches the wear to the helmet. Army helmet covers are actually very rare and not often encountered. $1995.  More Photos

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087H7 - Army officer's double decal aluminum parade dress helmet .This is the one! The light green finish shows only most minor of age and wear. The decals are 100%. The "lug" air vents make this helmet outstanding and very rare. The saddle brown quick-release chinstrap add a higher quality of sophistication to the appearance of this very rare piece. The interior features a padded dome with the liner perforated at the front. The liner is separated from the shell by four (4) cork pads. The size 58 is also marked on the liner. Highly collectible and very rare! $6760. More Photos

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087H6 - Army officer's double decal aluminum parade dress helmet. This helmet features a 100% eagle decal and about a 90+ % national escutcheon on a light green matte finish. The surface shows normal wear with very minor loss of finish. The chinstrap is the quick-release variety in excellent condition. The interior features a complete liner worn but also in excellent condition. The size 61 (large) is stamped on a rear tongue. An excellent example and ready for parade. $4900.  More Photos

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087H5 - Army (Heer) general's or Navy(?) officer's double decal "vulcanfiber" parade dress helmet. I have to admit that I'm a bit stumped by the golden color of this decal. It may very well be Kriegsmarine. Regardless, this is a very rare Third Reich helmet. The helmet is double decal with both being 100%. The light green parade finish is about 100%. The screened vent air grommets are a nice rare to see. The only each side of the helmet shows cracks that extend from the bottom of the skirt's edge up into the decals for ½ inch. The interior features the Robert Lubstein label on a black padded dome. The leather liner is also stamped with the Robert Lubstein name. There are perforated initials punched near the Lubstein imprint - SB. Also there are a series of numbers handwritten along the back of the liner. The initials DRP are stamped along the inside skirt but judging from the finish and decals I sincerely doubt if this stands for Deutches Reichs Post. This very rare helmet displays well. $4250.  More Photos

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087H4 - Army (Heer) officer's double decal aluminum parade helmet. This excellent example features a mint eagle and near mint national escutcheon. The early, smooth pea green finish shows occasional wear to the finish revealing the aluminum sheel. The chinstrap is the "quick-release" variety showing minor age cracking but it is intact and pliable. There are a couple of very minor indentations to the shell's crown. These do not detract from the overall appearance or desirability of this rare piece. The interior features the original liner with four (4) cork pads that separate the shell from the liner. The helmet's size is stamped on the liner "58". These light weight helmets were worn primarily by officers for parades. Rare! $4500. More Photos

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086H2 - Army M35 single decal combat helmet. I believe this is a period "re-issue" as I cannot find evident of a second decal. The grommets indicate a M35. The paint is a dark field gray that began to be seen in 1940. The eagle shows heavy wear as does the paint finish. There is a dent on the crown about 1 ½ inches long. The interior has a complete age darkened liner. The shell is stamped SE62 with "1467" being the batch number. $799.  More Photos

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079H14 - Heer "Transition" double decal M17. This is a true transitional piece featuring a smooth texture field gray finish. The Austrian shell shows the original repainted finish. The decals rate better than 90% . The interior features an M31 liner. There is a dome stamp "57". This is a great example of a Heer transitional. $2500.  More Photos

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079H13 - Volkssturm " Freikorps Saurland" M-42 helmet. This same helmet is pictured in Branislav Radovic's book, "German Helmets of the Second World War", vol. I, pages 262-263.….. The Saurland Volkssturm unit was formed in late 1944 and was comprised mainly of factory workers and teachers. This rare helmet has a matte gray finish that shows light oxidation speckling. The Saurland decal features three oak leaves superimposed over a rotating swastika. The interior shows a size stamped 59 original to the helmet liner. Very rare. $4250. More Photos

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079H17 - Imperial German WWI M16 helmet with tortoise shell camo. This M16 features a simple black over painted tortoise shell design. There is a stylized "B" (Bavaria?) on the front that matches the camo designThe interior is missing much of the original pads. $800. More Photos

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079H9 - Heer M-18 single decal transitional helmet with 1940 rough texture finish. This is an excellent example of a M-18 helmet re-conditioned and issued to non-combat troops. The helmet features a single decal that rates 99.99%. The interior shows the original smooth paint finish. The size 58 liner appears original to the helmet as does the chinstrap. This helmet is available for $2200. More Photos

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SS Helmets

Waffen SS M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist stamped DN

144HEL5 - Waffen SS M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist stamped DN. This helmet displays a smooth 1940 finish with a single SS runic decal that rates 95%. The exterior shell show normal light period wear. The interior features the original leather liner and drawstring that rates near mint. The size 58 is stamped on the leather. The left side of the apron is stamped Q66. The rear of the apron is stamped DN 283 (8?). $7850. More Photos

Waffen SS M35 double decal re-issued Army helmet by Quist

144HEL3 - Waffen SS M35 double decal re-issued Army helmet by Quist. This outstanding example was previously utilized by the German Army prior to it being re-issued for the Waffen SS. The remnants of the Wehrmacht eagle and national escutcheon are evident under their respective decals. The exterior finish displays its original apple green smooth finish. This helmet's interior features its original chinstrap and liner that displays normal period use. The left side apron is stamped Q64. The original chinstrap is dated 1940. One of the owner's initials are etched into the left apron area " "PM". The rear apron is stamped with the production run number 3173. Rare. $14,750. More Photos

Waffen SS M42 single decal combat helmet by NS

144HEL2 - Waffen SS M42 single decal combat helmet by NS. This helmet features a near mint runic shield on a semi-rough field gray textured finish. The exterior displays light age and storage wear. The interior displays a mint leather liner size stamped 58 ( medium). The rear apron is lightly stamped with the batch number that is not clearly legible . An excellent example of an SS M42. $6500. More Photos

Waffen SS single decal combat helmet by ET

143HEL4 - Waffen SS single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a single decal that rates better than 98%. The runics are perfect. The shell is a smooth flat dark field gray finish implemented in 1940 after it was determined the M35 green finish reflected too much light under combat conditions. The shell display normal light field wear. The interior displays its full leather liner with drawstring that shows period use. The left side of the apron is stamped ET64 ( medium ) while the rear shows the batch number as "4" above" 406". The original chinstrap is unmarked. $7500. More Photos

SS-VT Austrian M17 transitional helmet

138HEL2 - SS-VT Austrian M17 transitional helmet. This extremely rare helmet features Pocher SS runics and Pocher party shield transfers. The smooth field gray finish displays normal period use. The interior features a M1931 liner system with a carabineer quick-release chinstrap. This helmet was the type worn by SS Verfügungstruppe personnel prior to the issue of M1935 model helmets. Very rare. $ 16,000. More Photos

Waffen SS M42 single decal combat helmet

138HEL1 - Waffen SS M42 single decal combat helmet. This combat helmet displays normal combat wear on its semi-rough field grey finish the single decal displays normal wear. The interior features its complete leather liner with drawstring. The interior apron is sampled ckl 64 above the production run number 3244. The helmet original chinstrap is also intact. $5750. More Photos

Waffen SS M42 single decal combat helmet

1211HEL45 - Waffen SS M42 single decal combat helmet. This helmet was never issued. The helmet features the distinctive champagne transfer. The exterior shell is in excellent condition displaying only minor storage age. The interior reveals a full leather liner that shows minor age stains. The size stamp is illegible. The dome stamp is clearly visible. The marked chinstrap is dated 1944. This helmet comes with a Certificate of Authenticity provided by Kelly Hicks author of "SS - STEEL, PARADE AND COMBAT HELMETS OF GERMANY'S THIRD REICH ELITE", published by R. James Bender Publishing, 2004. I would rate this helmet as excellent plus, plus - near mint. $7000. More Photos

Waffen SS M40 combat helmet named to Paschek

1211HEL33 - Waffen SS M40 combat helmet named to Paschek. This M40 helmet features the smooth dark field gray paint. On the right hand side is evidence of the removed SS runics shield. The interior displays a complete leather liner with drawstring. The liner is stamped size 55 and with what appears to be the rank. The side of the apron is stamped ET62. The rear of the apron is stamped with the batch number 723. 36. $1100. More Photos

Waffen SS M40 combat helmet with hand-painted SS runics by Quist

1211HEL30 - Waffen SS M40 combat helmet with hand-painted SS runics by Quist. This M40 features hand-painted SS runics on the right side. Theexterior shell displays the smooth dark 1940 field gray finish. The interior has a complete liner with drawstring The chinstrap has separated. The rear apron is stamped Q64 , DN43.32. $1500. More Photos

Waffen SS M40 single decal combat helmet by ET

1207HEL25 - Waffen SS M40 single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet is "straight out of the woodwork" and has never been cleaned. The helmet features a smooth dark field gray finish. The decal displays normal age and surface wear with no serious loss to the runics shield. The interior displays a complete leather liner with its drawstring. The original chinstrap shows use and is intact. On the left side of the apron is an ET64 stamp. At the rear of the apron is the very low production number 898. Perfect addition for the collector who must have an "untouched" original. $7500. More Photos

SS/SD M34 medium duty light weight helmet

1206HEL2 - SS/SD M34 medium duty light weight helmet. The helmet is in its original unaltered condition. The helmet was worn by SS/ SD personnel during non-combat operations. The helmet features a smooth light green finish displaying normal wear caused by use and age. The two decals exhibit wear consistent with the rest of the exterior finish. The interior features a complete leather liner with original drawstring and quick-release chinstrap. The leather liner is separated from the outer shell four (4) cork pads. $4995. More Photos

Extremely rare SS M42 combat helmet by with full chickenwire basket

1202SO5 - Extremely rare SS M42 combat helmet with full chickenwire basket. This helmet features a full chickenwire basket used for the attachment of camouflage materials. The helmet displays consistent oxidation where the basket has come into contact with the shell. The decal likewise displays this wear. The interior features a complete and worn leather liner with the original drawstring. The chinstrap is original to the helmet. The rear apron is stamped EF… ( Emaillerwerk-Fulda ) and the production run number 3115. This helmet comes with a Certificate of Authenticity provided by Kelly Hicks author of ' SS - STEEL , PARADE AND COMBAT HELMETS OF GERMANY'S THIRD REICH ELITE", published by R. James Bender Publishing, copyright 2004 and "SS HELMETS, THE HISTORY,USE AND DECORATION OF THE HELMETS OF THE BLACK CORPS", co-authored with the late Michael Beaver, published by Shiffer Publishing Ltd., copyrighted 2006. Extremely rare. $10,000. More Photos

Waffen SS single decal M40 combat helmet

1111H2 - Waffen SS single decal M40 combat helmet. Waffen SS M40’s are relatively wear due to the high casualty rate amongst the Waffen SS. This M40 helmet features a single ET decal on an early dark field gray smooth finish. The decal is in excellent condition having minimal surface wear. The exterior of the helmet displays normal period wear and age. The interior features a complete original chinstrap and liner that shows normal use. The apron is stamped ET64 with a low production number “578”. $9,000 . More Photos

SS/SD M34 medium duty light weight helmet

115H5 - SS/SD M34 medium duty light weight helmet. This helmet is straight from a Michigan garage sale. The helmet is in its original "found" condition being uncleaned and untouched. The helmet primarily worn by SS/ SD personnel during non-combat operations, features a smooth light green finish displaying normal wear caused by use and age. The two decals exhibit wear consistent with the rest of the exterior finish. The interior features a complete leather liner with original drawstring and quick-release chinstrap. The size 55 is stamped on the liner. The leather liner is separated from the outer shell four (4) pads. The right side of the apron is lightly stamped "EDELSTAHLHEM". Rare helmet in original condition. $5500 . More Photos

Waffen SS rare M35 single decal combat helmet

114H1 - Waffen SS rare M35 single decal combat helmet. This helmet features a single decal that is in excellent condition. The smooth green finish is typical of the M35 model. Being that this helmet has a single decal would indicate it was made and issued after the SS stopped applying the party shield swastika decal around 1940. The exterior shell is in excellent condition except for some 'minor" battle damage caused by what appears to be shrapnel. This entry site measures approximately 1 inch in length x ½ inch width. The helmet displays well. The interior leather liner shows normal period wear. The liner under the shrapnel point of entry is consistent with the surface of the shell. The side apron is stamped ET66 and the rear apron is batch stamped 4395. Rare. $6500 . More Photos

SS RZM helmet

1012SO2 - SS RZM helmet. This very rare and early transitional SS stalhelm was intended to replace the stock of World War I helmets in use by the SS. The helmet displays the blue/black paint finish characteristic of this style helmet. Brought back by a U.S. Army veteran serving in Germany over 40 years ago, this helmet has resided in his collection since that time. The exterior finish displays textbook details having the helmet's liner band rivet near the lug air vent. The interior features the original complete three pad liner and leather band. Both liner and band show period use. The original liner drawstring is present. The RZM and SS stamps are clearly evident on each side of the helmet's apron. The rear of the apron has the striations in the metal that is also characteristic of this style helmet. On the left side is attached the remaining rusted clip of the quick-release chinstrap. $9000. More Photos

Waffen SS M40 combat helmet with Oakleaf pattern cover

1010SO2 - Waffen SS M40 combat helmet with 2nd model Oakleaf pattern cover. This M40 helmet features a standard field gray semi-smooth finish that first appeared in 1940. The helmet’s exterior shows normal wear from combat use. The rear of the interior apron is stamped Q66 indicating the maker and shell size along with the batch number 82421. Attached to the helmet is a Waffen SS 2nd model fall/spring reversible helmet cover. The second model cover features foilage loops not present in the earlier style. The cover shows normal period wear. The cover is affixed to the helmet by three (3) anodized aluminum retaining rocker clips. The arabic numeral "3" is visible on the fall side indicating the pattern number. Rare. $12.000. More Photos

Allgemeine SS double decal commercially produced helmet

103H14 - Allgemeine SS double decal commercially produced helmet. This style helmet is shown in the book, SS-STEEL PARADE AND COMBAT HELMETS OF GERMANY'S THIRD REICH ELITE by Kelly Hicks, published by R. James Bender Publishing, San Jose, Ca. 2004, pp. 66-67. These helmets were worn for parades and guard duty. This rare helmet features a black finish with CA Pocher runic and party decals. The exterior exhibits mainly storage age and wear and has no serious distractions. On each side of the helmet is a single "saltshaker' style air vent that is another characteristic of this model helmet. The interior displays an unmarked commercially produced liner that is similar to the RZM style helmet. The double-tongued, three pad liner is stitched directly to the pressboard liner band. This pressboard band is secured to the shell by hollow core rivets. Very rare. $18,500. More Photos

Waffen SS M42 combat helmet by ckl

103H13 - Waffen SS M42 combat helmet by ckl. This helmet features a single ET decal. The dark field gray finish shows normal and and wear. The interior displays matching wear to the liner that is stamped size 56 and comes with its complete leather chinstrap. The rear of the apron is stamped ckl6(4?) and batch number 4179. $6875. More Photos

Waffen SS single decal M42

0911h8 - Waffen SS single decal M42 "hkp64" marked combat helmet. This helmet features a smooth dark field gray finish. The wear to the finish is consistent throughout the helmet's interior and exterior. The second pattern SS runics decal rates 97%. The interior features a complete liner that shows normal age and wear. The liner has the handwritten initials, "MS" at the front and a single size stamp 57. The leather liner shows normal wear and is 100% complete being free of breaks and tears. The rear apron is stamped hkp64 and the batch number 4367. The helmet comes with a Certificate of Authenticity provided by Kelly Hicks author of SS Steel: Parade and Combat Helmets of Germany's Third reich Elite," Bender Publishing, San Jose 2004 to the former owner. The chinstrap is stamped with an RB number. $7,500. More Photos

SS-VT (Verfugungstruppe) double decal M17 Austrian shell helmet brown finish

097H6 - SS-VT (Verfugungstruppe) double decal M17 Austrian shell helmet brown finish. This helmet features a light green - brown finish. the . This helmet has a 1st pattern SS runics decal with a party shield of unknown manufacturer. The interior has a three pad liner with a steel band. The apron is stamped C.A.S.66. $17,000. More Photos

SS-VT double decal Austrian M16 transitional helmet

097H3 - SS-VT double decal Austrian M16 transitional helmet. This rare helmet features a light field gray parade finish. The C.A. Pocher 1st pattern decal rates about 85%. The large field party shield decal (manufacturer unknown) rates at 90%. Both decals and finish appear to be Third Reich era applied. The interior features a matching gray-green finish with a 3 pad M17 replacement liner system with a steel band designed specifically for M16 shells. The shell size is 66. Very rare. $12,500.  More Photos

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094H10 - Waffen SS double decal M40 combat helmet. This M40 helmet features the rarely encountered SS double decals on a dark field gray finish. Both decals are in excellent condition having minimal surface wear. The party shield is the standard "Q" type. The finish shows normal scuffing caused by wear and age. The interior features a complete chinstrap and liner that show normal use. The apron is stamped Q66 with the batch number "4803". $11,500.  More Photos

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094H9 - Waffen SS double decal M40 combat helmet. This helmet features two decals which are rarely seen on SS M40 helmets. The SS runics decal has been mainly lost over time. The party shield featuring the swastika is a "Q" type and shows normal age. The semi-rough texture finish is in excellent condition showing normal age and wear. The interior features a complete liner that is size stamped "57". The apron is stamped Q64 and the batch number "6481". $6500.  More Photos

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Luftwaffe Helmets

Rare Luftwaffe M35 double decal combat helmet featuring a 1st pattern Luftwaffe eagle

144HEL4 - Rare Luftwaffe M35 double decal combat helmet featuring a 1st pattern Luftwaffe eagle with Normandy camouflage finish by ET. This rare example displays the 1st pattern eagle and national escutcheon apparent under the Normandy camouflage finish. The interior displays the ET64 stamp on the left side apron. The production run number is 4587. The owner's name is on the rear apron but it is hard to decipher. Rare. $3650. More Photos

Luftwaffe M35 re-issued combat helmet

143HEL3 - Luftwaffe M35 re-issued combat helmet. This helmet features a hand-painted re-finished interior and exterior. This large size helmet displays an original liner and chintsrap. The interior stampings for the shell maker and batch number have been obscured by the re-finishing. $500. More Photos

Luftwaffe. M35 Normandy camouflage over tropical camouflage

143HEL1 - Luftwaffe. M35 Normandy camouflage over tropical camouflage with 1st pattern Luftwaffe eagle by Quist. This M35 helmet displays hand painted Normandy camo finish. Looking closer it is evident that the normandy camo was applied over a tan tropical camouflage. The national escutcheon and 1st pattern Luftwaffe eagle were carefully painted around. The interior features the helmet's original liner that displays normal period wear. The left apron is stamped Q64 indicating the shell size and maker. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production number 4828. Rare. $3500. More Photos

Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager double decal child's helmet

138SO2 - Very rare Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager double decal child's helmet. This rare helmet features a 2nd model Luftwaffe eagle and the national escutcheon. The paper mache helmet has a complete Fallschirmjager style liner with ventilation holes in the oilcloth material. The chinstrap and harness assembly is oilscloth and designed after the adult size M38. The liner is fastened with four exterior bolts also similar to the adult size helmet. This would have made an ideal gift from a Fallschirmjager to his young son. Very rare to find a surviving one of these Fallschirmjager related collectibles. $750. More Photos

Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet by ET

137HEL1 - Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a second model Luftwaffe adler decal. The rough texture Luftwaffe field gray finish is in very good to excellent condition displaying minor wear. The interior displays a size 57 stamped leather liner. The left side of the apron is stamped ET64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production batch number " 1204(?) " a low number. $650. More Photos

Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet by ET

1211HEL14 - Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a dark field gray finish with a 2nd style Luftwaffe adler. The decal rates about 85%. The eagle displays wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. The interior reveals a leather liner in excellent condition stamped 58 indicating the size. The rear of the apron is stamped hpk66 along with the production number 34641. The owner's name and rank are painted on the rear apron as well " Gefr,. Jutzÿ 1. $850. More Photos

Luftwaffe M35 double decal combat helmet by Quist

1211HEL9 - Luftwaffe M35 double decal combat helmet by Quist. This helmet displays period use evident to the finish and 2nd style Luftwaffe adler and national escutcheon shields. The interior features a complete M31 liner with drawstring. The chinstrap displays use consistent with the rest of the helmet. The side apron is stamped Q66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the batch number 3478. 2. $1250. More Photos

Luftwaffe M42 single decal combat helmet by hkp

1211HEL39 - Luftwaffe M42 single decal combat helmet by hkp ( ET). This helmet displays period use evident to the finish and 2nd style Luftwaffe adler. The interior features a complete M31 liner with drawstring. The chinstrap displays a RBN number. The side apron is stamped hkp66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the batch number 34649. 4. $750. More Photos

Luftwaffe M40 with tropical finish and hand-painted unit emblem

1211HEL31 - Luftwaffe M40 with tropical finish and hand-painted unit emblem. This M40 features the remains of it once having a tropical finish. The 2nd style Luftwaffe adler is clearly apparaent. The front of the shell displays a hand-painted unit symbol. The interior displays the remnants of the leather liner. The side apron is stamped ET. .. 7. $875. More Photos

Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet

1211HEL23 - Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet. This helmet had a national escutcheon shield at one time judging by the area on the reverse side where it had been removed. The exterior features Luftwaffe blue/field gray paint. The 2nd style Luftwaffe adler is in overall very good condition/excellent displaying better than 90% of its detail. The blue paint finish is in comparable condition. The interior displays a well worn complete leather liner with drawstring. The chinstrap is missing one end but still buckles. The side of the apron is stamped SE66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production number 22011. 29. $875. More Photos

Luftwaffe single decal M40 with Afrika tropical camouflage by ET

1210HEL1 - Luftwaffe single decal M40 with Afrika tropical camouflage by ET. This helmet displays the over-spray painted finish of the type used on DAK vehicles. The 2nd style Luftwaffe eagle was carefully preserved when the camo was applied. The exterior displays normal period wear. The interior displays a dried leather liner that has separated along the front exposing the felt cushioning underlay. The original drawstring is present The leather chinstrap is complete and shows wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. The side apron is stamped ET64 and rear stamped with the low run # 501. I would rate this helmet as good plus. $2750. More Photos

Luftwaffe double decal M18 transitional helmet shell with early droop-tail eagle

1207HEL17 - Luftwaffe double decal M18 transitional helmet shell with early droop-tail eagle. This helmet features a smooth blue/gray finish with a first pattern Lufteaffe eagle and national escutcheon decals. The decals rate near 100%. The shell is with its large lugs is in overall very good/excellent condition. The interior retains its liner band and chinstraps. The side apron is stamped B.F.62.12 $1995. More Photos

Luftwaffe M35 double decal helmet with early droop-tail eagle by Quist

1207HEL6 - Luftwaffe M35 double decal helmet with early droop-tail eagle by Quist. This helmet features a smooth Luftwaffe blue/gray finish with the national escutcheon decal and droop-tail eagle. The helmet's exterior is free of any detracting rust and dents. The interior displays a complete leather liner stamped size 56 with chinstrap. The owner's initials are hand written at the front 'P.L.' The left side of the apron is stamped Q64 while the rear is stamped with the production number 3200.9. $1850. More Photos

Luftwaffe M40 combat helmet with Normandy pattern camouflage finish

1204HEL2 - Luftwaffe M40 combat helmet with Normandy pattern camouflage finish. This helmet features a light over-spray of tan, green and brown camo. The camouflage displays normal period wear.. The Luftwaffe eagle is clearly evident under the over-sprayed finish. The interior apron is marked on the side but the stamp is so light that the maker and shell size is not evident. The production run number is also lightly stamped. The complete leather liner retains its original drawstring and displays the size '58' stamp. The chinstrap shows wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. $2750. More Photos

Luftwaffe M35 double decal combat helmet worn by FLAK unit personnel

1203HEL4 - Luftwaffe M35 double decal combat helmet worn by FLAK unit personnel by SE ( Sachische emailler ). This helmet features the Luftwaffe field gray finish with the national escutcheon shield . The Luftwaffe 2nd model eagle is gone with age and wear.nly partial remains.. The finish shows regular period wear. The national escutcheon displays normal wear to the tri-colors and appears to have been repainted over with the tricolors. The Luftwaffe adler is better than 90%. The interior features a complete chinstrap and leather liner The liner displays the initials of several personnel who were issued the helmet along with a stamp that reads 'FLAK-MAINZ". At the front of the liner is written" Belgium….1945." All components display matching wear. The side of the apron is stamped "ET62" ( small) and the rear of the apron is stamped with the production number 3453. $1,000. More Photos

Luftwaffe M35 double decal by ET

1203HEL1 - Luftwaffe M35 double decal by ET ( Eisenhutten - Thale ). This helmet features the Luftwaffe blue/gray finish with the national escutcheon shield and Luftwaffe 2nd model eagle. The finish shows regular period wear. The national escutcheon displays normal wear to the tri-colors. The Luftwaffe adler is better than 90%. The interior features a complete chinstrap and leather liner. All components display matching wear. The side of the apron is stamped "ET62" ( small) and the rear of the apron is stamped with the production number 3785. The chinstrap has been replaced at one time with an RBN numbered one. $1250. More Photos

Mint Luftwaffe M40 single decal by F.W. Quist

1202HEL1 - Mint Luftwaffe M40 single decal by F.W. Quist. This helmet displays light surface wear resulting from age and storage. The semi-rough texture Luftwaffe blue finish is in overall excellent condition. The 2nd style Luftwaffe eagle is 100%. The interior features a crème color leather liner with its original drawstring and is stamped size 57. On the dome is the Luftwaffe Acceptance stamp is evident but difficult to read. The side of the apron is stamped Q64 indicating the shell size. The rear apron is stamped DN195. Mint & un-issued. $1600. More Photos

Luftwaffe M42 single decal combat helmet

1201HEL12 - Luftwaffe M42 single decal combat helmet by ET ( Eisenhutten-Thale ). This helmet features the rough textured finish common to M42 helmets. The single Luftwaffe decal is in excellent condition displaying light non-damaging wear from normal combat use. The interior has a complete size 56 stamped leather liner with drawstring. The ET64 stamp is evident along the side of the apron and batch number 1164 appears at the rear.. 62. $850. More Photos

Luftwaffe officer's M35 double decal combat helmet

1201HEL17 - Luftwaffe officer's M35 double decal combat helmet by Quist (?). This M35 features a smooth field gray finish. The Luftwaffe adler and national escutcheon display normal wear for a combat worn piece. The interior displays a complete M31 liner with drawstring and the owner's name written twice on the liner_ Oblt. Makonski. The side apron is lightly stamped with what looks like Q64 while the production number is stamped at the rear …35.. 60. $1050. More Photos

Luftwaffe M42 single decal combat helmet

1201HEL9 - Luftwaffe M42 single decal combat helmet by ET ( Eisenhutten-Thale ). This helmet features the rough textured finish common to M42 helmets. The single Luftwaffe decal is in excellent condition displaying light non-damaging wear from normal combat use. The interior has a complete size 58 stamped leather liner with drawstring. The ET66 stamp is evident along the side of the apron and batch number 2701 apears at the rear.. 69. $850. More Photos

Luftwaffe double decal M35 combat worn helmet

1112HEL1 - Luftwaffe double decal M35 combat worn helmet. This helmet features the Luftwaffe blue/gray finish with the national escutcheon shield and Luftwaffe adler. The finish shows regular period wear. The national escutcheon displays heavy wear to the tri-colors. The Luftwaffe adler is better than 80%. The interior features a complete chinstrap and leather liner. All components display matching wear. The side of the apron is stamped "SE64" and the rear of the apron is stamped with the production number 3136. $900. More Photos

Transitional Luftwaffe M18 double decal helmet

108H3 - Transitional Luftwaffe M18 double decal helmet. This helmet features a second style Luftwaffe eagle with a tricolor escutcheon on the right side. The smooth Luftwaffe blue paint finish is in very good condition showing normal wear and having no dents or rust. The displays the name "Schroeder" in the dome area beneath a size 54 stamped liner. The chinstrap shows wear and age consistent with the rest of the helmet. $2500. More Photos

Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet

103H5 - Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet. This helmet displays a dark field gray finish. The helmet features a single 2nd style Luftwaffe eagle that shows light wear to its surface. The exterior is free of dents and distractions other than minor scuffing. The interior shows a full leather liner with its drawstring. The chinstrap is missing one of its tips with the punched holes. The leather shows normal use. The rear of the apron has written the original owner's name "Wanka". The side of the apron is stamped Q64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the batch number 1198. $975. More Photos

Luftwaffe Fliegerstahlhelm (flight steel helmet) SSK 9

095H41 - Luftwaffe Fliegerstahlhelm (flight steel helmet) SSK 90. This rare helmet was designed to protect aircrews from from caliber machinegun fire and flak. The helmet was designed to be worn over cloth flight helmets with radio gear. The steel chromium helmet is covered with brown leather. The "comb" at the top front of the helmet was designed for the purpose of quick putting-on and taking-off of the helmet. The chinstrap is similar in design to the chinstrap found in Fallschirmjager helmets. The foam padded interior is lined with tan cotton the type used in the cloth flying helmets. The manufacturer is indicated by the Siemens tag. Size 59. $2500. More Photos

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093H3 - Luftwaffe M35 double decal aluminum parade helmet. This large size helmet features a Luftwaffe blue finish with a 100% eagle decal and a near 100% national tricolor shield. The interior features a standard eight tongue liner stamped size 61. The apron is stamped ET68. It would be easy to imagine this beautiful piece being worn in an April 20th parade. Very rare. $4500. More Photos

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0811H17 - Extremely rare Luftwaffe M35 double decal with droop-tail eagle and early dark field gray/green finish. This helmet features the 1st pattern droop-tail eagle that rates about 95+%. The national tri-color rates about 90%. Both decals show normal age and patina. The exterior finish shows comparable condition and wear. The interior shows matching use with the original liner and drawstring. The paron has the original owner's initials added. The apron is stamped "ET66" along with the batch number. A very desirable offering. $2995. More Photos

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0811H19 - Luftwaffe M42 single decal helmet with owner's name. This is a good example of a single decal M42 Luft. The decal has normal wear matching the finish. The interior features the original owner's name written in pencil in the dome area. The complete liner is in excellent condition showing light wear. The apron is foundry stamped along with the batch number. $875. More Photos

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089H9 - Luftwaffe M40 combat helmet with burlap camo cover. This rare camouflage helmet features period attached string netting with burlap interwoven as a cover. The Luftwaffe eagle is visible beneath the burlap. The interior shows normal wear with a complete liner. A partial chinstrap remains. The liner shows the owner's initials as "E.H.". The apron is marked ET64 with the batch number 941. This is a great combat worn piece. $4850. More Photos

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087H8 - Child's Luftwaffe "cut-out" style paper mache toy helmet. This child's size helmet is a real treat to examine. This helmet features all the characteristics of a full-size, early "cut-out" style Luftwaffe parade dress helmet. The oversized lugs with the early "droop-tail" Luftwaffe eagle and national shield really dress this up. The chinstrap is made of black woven fabric. The 8 tongue liner is made of the same material complete with drawstring. It's amazing that this rare piece has survived the original user and time. Almost just like father's. Rare $600. More Photos

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Kriegsmarine Helmets

Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 combat helmet

1211HEL6 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 combat helmet. This helmet displays an unmistakable Kriegsmarine decal. The helmet further displays the remains of having the national escutcheon shield. The interior features a complete leather liner with drawstring in overall excellent condition. The marked chinstrap is likewise in excellent condition. The side apron is stamped SE64. The rear apron is stamped with the production number 4787 along with the owner's name Lockhausen , named dd. 12. $1450. More Photos

Kriegsmarine re-issued M42 single decal combat helmet

1211HEL25 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M42 single decal combat helmet. This helmet features a Kriegsmarine decal and semi-rough textured paint. The exterior exhibits normal period wear. The interior display a complete leather liner with drawstring and size stamp 58. The owner's name "Nagel" is written on the front visor portion of the shell. The shell maker and batch number are not legible due to the re-paint. 25. $950. More Photos

Army M42 single decal by ET64

1203HEL2 - Kriegsmarine M42 single decal by ET64(?). This helmet displays norma l combat use. The yellowed decal is about $70% complete. The shell's exterior shows normal scuffing and what appears to be minor paint trails. The interior shows a complete leather liner stamped 57 (cm). The owner's name is written on the liner and painted along the rear of the apron," Altmann". The ET stamp is very faint on the side nof the apron. The production number is stamped at the rear but the number is illegible. $750. More Photos

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092H13 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 single decal helmet. This M35 helmet features a hand-painted dark field gray finish with a gold Kriegsmarine eagle. The rough texture paint is consistent in wear over the entire exterior and interior apron. The liner shows heavy period use. The interior is stamped ET66 (?) and batch number 567 (?). Kriegsmarine M35's are becoming harder to find. This is a nice original example. $1750. More Photos

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089H7 - Kriegsmarine re-issued single decal M35. This helmet features a gold eagle that is unquestionably Kriegsmarine. The helmet's exterior finish is Kriegsmarine gray that shows use. The decal was re-applied at the time the helmet was painted for re-issue. The interior shows the original finish along the apron and dome. The apron is stamped "21057" and "Q66". Kriegsmarine helmets are getting scarce and becoming rare. $1650. More Photos

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086H1 - Kriegsmarine M40 combat helmet. This helmet features a KM single decal with about 75% remaining. There is no mistaking this eagle as a yellowed Army. The field gray finish is in overall very good condition showing light, normal wear. The interior features the original liner. The neck apron is stamped ET66 and 220 at the rear. A nice used example. $1599. More Photos

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084H8 - Kriegsmarine M35 double decal helmet. This helmet features a golden (not age yellowed) Wehrmacht Adler. The eagle has damage to the swastika that looks as though someone tried to remove it. The national shield is in great shape with minor scatches. The dark, smooth green finish shows consistent age and wear over the entire surface. The interior features a complete liner that is stamped size 54 (a small size). The skirt is stamped with the batch number and ET62. $1650. More Photos

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Civil & Political Helmets

Landeschutzpolizei Goring double decal M34 aluminum helmet

1207HEL3 - Landeschutzpolizei Goring double decal M34 aluminum helmet. This helmet features a smooth field gray finish. On the left side is a mobile swastika decal and on the left is a canted national tri-color decal. Each side has two raised multi-perforated air vents. The exterior displays light age and wear having no serious distractions. The interior features a commercial style liner as found in the SS/SD M34 medium duty helmets. The leather liner maintains its original drawstring and is size stamped 56. The original chinstrap is present and in excellent condition. $1750. More Photos

Volkswagon factory guard gladiator style helmet

131HEL1 - Volkswagon factory guard gladiator style helmet. This helmet features the stylized VW Volkswagon trademark inside a cogwheel decal on each side. The dark blue helmet has the same appearance as a Luftschutze helmet. The exterior finish displays normal but light wear. There are a couple of minor creases on the dome of the helmet. There are two seven hole vents on each side. The interior features a complete civialian style leather liner with a replacement shoestring used a the drawstring. At the raer of the gladiator apron is a tag announcing the helmet as the property of "Werkluftschutze " ( Luftschutz personnel assigned to werk site protection). Beneath the white tag are a series of stamped production numbers. Rare. $675. More Photos

Feuerschultzpolizei civil M34 style helmet

1211HEL42 - Feuerschultzpolizei civil M34 style helmet. This item represents an excellent and complete example of a Feuerschutzpolizei helmet without having a comb. The Two decals representing the party shield and Polizei eagle are in excellent condition displaying no major distractions. The interior features a complete leather liner with the drawstring. The dome pad is present. There is a partial chinstrap. 28. $500. More Photos

Feuerschultzpolizei civil M34 style helmet with comb

1211HEL16 - Feuerschultzpolizei civil M34 style helmet with comb. This item represents an excellent and complete example of a Feuerschutzpolizei helmet as originally issued with the aluminum top comb. The Two decals representing the party shield and Polizei eagle are in excellent condition displaying no major distractions. The interior features a complete leather liner less the drawstring. The dome pad is present along with the complete leather civil style chinstrap. The liner is stamped 57. The maker's label is also present HEINRICH MANDELARZ, AACHEN. The rear of the apron is stamped with the maker ," VORSCHIFTMASSIG, LTGESETZ and dated 5.3.34 42. $575. More Photos

Feuerpolizei M34 civil style double decal helmet

1211HEL40 - Feuerpolizei M34 civil style double decal helmet. This smooth black paint finish helmet features a canted swastika decal and a canted national escutcheon shield. The exterior dome displays two plugs used to close the hole where the aluminum comb would have been affixed. The exterior displays normal period use. The interior features a nine pad liner with pressed cork separating the liner from the shell. The rear of the apron is stamped D.R.P. "L". 8. $450. More Photos

Polizei M42 double decal combat

1211HEL36 - Polizei M42 double decal combat. This helmet features combat exposed Plizei shield decal and the party shield. The exterior displays a semi-rough textured dark field gray finish consistent in wear with the decals. The interior reveals the remnants of the leather liner. The side apron is stamped EF64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the batch number 473.20 $850. More Photos

Feuerschutz civil style M40

1211HEL21 - Feuerschutz civil style M40. This black paint aluminum light weight helmet features the distinctive shape of the classic M40 having the profile and folded over rim. The Helmet has two sets of seven air holes on each side as is commonly seen on civil style helmets. The interior displays a complete civil liner with chinstrap. On the side of the leather liner is a maker's label: Carl Busse Mainz Feuerschutz. I've never seen this type of labeling before so it is of interest to note this. There is also a dome pad present. 41. $425. More Photos

Luftschutz gladiator style helmet shell

1211HEL20 - Luftschutz gladiator style helmet shell. This Luftschutz helmet features the distinctive Luftschutz decal on the front . There are two sets of seven ventilation holes on each side of the helmet. The exterior blue paint displays normal storage age. The interior displays a numeric stamp on the rear apron. 47. $150. More Photos

Volkssturm re-issued M42 combat helmet

1211HEL19 - Volkssturm re-issued M42 combat helmet ( formerly Army ) with hand-painted Volkssturm eagle. Towards the end of the war while the Wehrmacht was running low on military age recruits, the Volkssturm was raised comprised mainly of young boys and elderly males who would not be normally fit for military duty. Known as the Volkssturm, this militia was the last line of defense for the Reich after the Wehrmacht had been so devastated by casualties. This helmet saw combat use judging by the exterior surface and the interior wear. The helmet features a well worn leather liner complete with a makeshift drawstring. The side apron is stamped ET64. The rear of the apron is marked with the owner's name H.Kunkel. . 40. $650. More Photos

Polizei M35 double decal combat helmet buy Quist

1207HEL22 - Polizei M35 double decal combat helmet buy Quist. This Polizei M35 features the early smooth apple green finish. The Party shield and Police decal display normal wear and age as does the exterior finish. The interior reveals a complete liner with drawstring along with a complete chinstrap. The side apron is stamped Q66 and it appears there is a name written near the stamp. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production number 2904. 10. $2850. More Photos

Luftschutz M38 gladiator style beaded helmet

1207HEL24 - Luftschutz M38 gladiator style beaded helmet. This Luftschutz helmet displays normal surface wear to its dark blue smooth paint finish. The Luftschutz decal is displayed on the front. The interior features a complete leather liner, drawstring and chinstrap that has detached from the liner rivet. The chinstrap is complete and not torn. The side apron is stamped R.L.2 39/21 along with the maker, size and price decal. $295. More Photos

Luftschutz M38 gladiator style beaded helmet

1207HEL19 - Luftschutz M38 gladiator style beaded helmet. This Luftschutz helmet displays normal surface wear to its dark blue smooth paint finish. The Luftschutz decal is displayed on the front. The interior features a complete leather liner with chinstrap but lacks its drawstring. A shoestring has been substituted .The rear apron is stamped R.L.2/39/11. The size printed 57. 18. $375. More Photos

Police re-issued M34 medium duty helmet shell

1207HEL16 - Police re-issued M34 medium duty helmet shell. This shell displays a hand-painted black finish one of the original decals has been painted over leaving only the Party shield with the painted-over decal clearly visible. The interior displays where the re-paint left off. $425. More Photos

Polizei M40 double decal combat helmet with tropical tan camouflage by Quist

1207HEL10 - Polizei M40 double decal combat helmet with tropical tan camouflage by Quist. This rare helmet features tan camouflage painted carefully applied to preserve the Party shield and bordered Police decals The wear to the exterior finish is consistent throughout. The interior displays a dry leather liner and drawstring. The size 57 is stamped on the leather. The rear of the apron is stamped Q64 along with the batch number 36… Rare. 22. $2995. More Photos

Police M34 double decal medium duty aluminum helmet

1207HEL11 - Police M34 double decal medium duty aluminum helmet. This helmet features a matte black finish with the Party shield and bordered Police eagle. On each side are two vents with seven holes. The interior features a commercial style liner. The right side of the apron displays a number of stamped numbers and letters in the shell.16. $475. More Photos

Polizei re-issued M35 double decal beaded combat helmet

1207HEL12 - Polizei re-issued M35 double decal beaded combat helmet. This helmet features a smooth apple green finish with the Party shield and Police bordered decal. The exterior displays consistent wear throughout including the two decals. The interior shows that more than one person was issued the helmet judging by the name "Jagemann" that appears at the rear of the apron and the name(s) written on the leather liner. The side apron is stamped ET66. The production number is obscured by the painted name.15. $1850. More Photos

Luftschutz M38 gladiator style beaded helmet

1207HEL8 - Luftschutz M38 gladiator style beaded helmet. This Luftschutz helmet displays normal surface wear to its dark blue smooth paint finish. The Luftschutz decal is displayed on the front. The interior features a complete leather liner with chinstrap but lacks the drawstring. The side apron has B.29 handwritten on the right side. The rear of the helmet has stamped into the metal R.L.2-39/96. I've never seen this stamped into the metal before. The size printed 57. 17. $395. More Photos

Polizei M35 double decal helmet

1206HEL1 - Polizei M35 double decal helmet. This excellent example features an unbordered polizei eagle and party shield decals. The exterior smooth green finish is in overall excellent condition. The interior features a 1938 dated dome stamp. The leather liner exhibits very light use and retains its original drawstring. The side of the apron is stamped N.S. 64 with the rear stamped with the batch number D136. $3650. More Photos

Polizei transitional M17 double decal helmet

1204HEL3 - Polizei transitional M17 double decal helmet. This rare helmet features both the Polizei shield and party shield. The exterior has a smooth dark field finish. The interior has been refitted with an M31 band and liner. The leather liner with drawstring is stamped size "56". There are no interior shell stamps. Rare. $2500. More Photos

Beaded Luftschutz, M42

1201HEL2 - Beaded Luftschutz, M42. This helmet features smooth dark blue finish. There the exterior finish is in very good condition showing light wear and age. The helmet's finish indicates it was refinished during the Third Reich period. The interior has a cream colored un-issued liner stamped 56. along the rear apron the maker and production numbers are illegible. 74. $625. More Photos

Luftschutz M38 gladiator style helmet

1201HEL4 - Luftschutz M38 gladiator style beaded helmet. This Luftschutz helmet displays surface wear to the front rim below the Luftschutz decal. The dark blue smooth paint finish shows normal storage age.. The Luftschutz decal is displayed on the front. The interior features a complete leather liner with chinstrap in excellent condition having minimal wear. The helmet size 58 is marked on the inside rear apron. 72 $300. More Photos

Very rare Landespolizeigruppe General Goring helmet

1112HEL2 - Very rare Landespolizeigruppe General Goring helmet. This helmet was worn during the short period in 1933-34 that Hermann Goring held responsibility for the national police before Heinrich Himmler's Schutzstaffel. This commercially produced Austrian style M16 helmet features a mobile swastika and canted party shield decals on a dark field gray finish. The screened air grommets are positioned above the shields. The black finish displays normal wear and age to the surface. The interior features a complete and original leatherliner with drawstring. The chinstrap shows normal light wear.$1500. More Photos

Feuerschutzpolizei helmet with leather neck apron

1011H5 - Feuerschutzpolizei helmet with leather neck apron. This fire brigade helmet features with full leather neck apron. The civil style helmet features and black finish with a Feuerschutzpolizei decal. The exterior finish displays normal, light period wear. There is no rust or dings to distract from the helmet's appearance. The interior displays a civil style chinstrap and padded liner. Attached to the leather by means of leather inserts is the black leather neck apron worn to give added protection while fire fighting. $450. More Photos

French Milice helmet

1010H16 - French Milice helmet. The French Milice was a para-military organization established to assist the German occupying forces in maintaining order. They were widely prosecuted as collaborators after the war by former members of the Marquis ( French Underground Resistance ) and French courts. This traditional 'poilu" style helmet features a circular aluminum frontplate exhibiting the distinctive Milice ensigia. The helmet's exterior is dark blue-gray. The interior displays the original black leather liner chinstrap and band. Very rare. $1250. More Photos

Fire Police civil style helmet

106H5 - Fire Police civil style helmet. This aluminum helmet features a gold canted swastika and canted national colors escutcheon indicating earlier use. The matte black painted finish is in very good condition with areas of minor loss of finish. The aluminum has a split on the left side where the visor meets the descending side apron. This helmet has plugs where an aluminum comb would attach to the crown. The interior has a complete leather liner and chinstrap. The padded crown displays the initials "H.F." The side apron is stamped with a circled PDD above DRPang. The rear of the apron is stamped 72. $350. More Photos

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092h3 - Very rare NSKK M40 helmet. This helmet features a NSKK decal that shows wear. The NSKK was responsible for training drivers for military duty as there were not enough qualified drivers available to fill the military ranks throughout the course of the war. This very rare helmet shows normal wear to the dark gray exterior finish. The interior has a complete chinstrap and liner. The apron is marked ET64 with a very low 939 batch number. Rare helmet. $1650. More Photos

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092h7 - SA Luftshutz double decal gladiator style helmet. This rare helmet features a medium blue finish with SA insignia SA eagle decals. The interior is in "as-found" condition and would restore well with the proper liner.$650. More Photos

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092h9 - Luftshutz gladiator style helmet. This dark blue finish helmet shows light wear. The Luftschutz decal is in excellent condition. The interior is well marked on the rear of the apron that is stamped, RL2-40/2 Hochtpreis Rmk.8. and the helmet supplier's ink stamp. The liner shows wear with a complete chinstrap. $325. More Photos

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079H19 - Luftschutz "beaded" double decal combat style helmet. This helmet is in great shape. The helmet has screened air grommets. The finish is in near mint condition. The stylized Luftschutz eagle is also in near mint condition. Buy this helmet for a great representative piece. $750. More Photos

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079H16 - Postschutz M34 double decal helmet . This is one rare helmet. The screened air grommets and stylized decal are nice to see on this helmet. The finish shows a great age patina and consistent surface wear. The cork pads separating the liner from the shell are original to the piece. This helmet worn by the Postal Protection Police is unquestionable and very rare. $3500. More Photos

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Fallschirmjager Helmets

Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager single decal M38 helmet

1312HEL1 - Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager single decal M38 helmet. This helmet features a complete 2nd style Luftwaffe eagle and spanner bolts that secure the liner system. The exterior shell is in excellent condition. The darkened leather liner has shrunk due to improper storage. The maker's name is illegible The complete leather chinstrap assembly is fragile also due to improper storage. The side of this helmet is stamped ET68. The rear is stamped with the production number 5050. $5250. More Photos

Fallschirmjager M38 paratroop helmet

138HEL3 - Fallschirmjager M38 paratroop helmet. This helmet featured aluminum slotted bolts that secure the liner system to the helmets shell. The shell's exterior displays normal period wear. The interior features an early liner rather than the mid- late war RBN marked leather liners. The shell size is 68 and the liner size is 57. The production run number 4183 is stamped at the back. $4999. More Photos

Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager M38 with very rare chickenwire over tropical camouflage

1210HEL5 - Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager M38 with very rare chickenwire over tropical camouflage. This helmet features chickenwire over a tropical camouflage tan over-spray finish. The over-sprayed camouflage finish displays wear consistent with period application and having the chickenwire attached. All early spanner bolts are present and exhibit traces of the camo over-spray. The single Luftwaffe decal shows wear where the chickenwire came into contact with the swastika. The interior displays the remnants of the chinstrap with dome and side pads. The leather liner has given completely away with wear and age. The side apron is stamped ET66 with the rear of the apron being stamped with the very low production run number 254. I would rate this helmet as having exceptional display appeal and is very rare due to its combination chickenwire and tropical camouflage finish. $10,250. More Photos

Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with tropical tan (Afrika) and zimmeritt finish

096h4 - Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with tropical tan (Afrika) and zimmeritt finish. This helmet features zimmeritt the same coating applied to armored vehicles. The color of the tan indicates it as a tropical camouflage worn in the Mediterranean (Africa, Sicily, Greece or Italian) campaigns. The helmet shows spanners are present under the thick zimmeritt coating. The exterior shows heavy combat use. The interior features an early war Heisler marked liner size stamped 59 / 71 shell. The chinstrap is supple and complete. It shows wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. $18,500. More Photos

Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with brown, green and tan swirl pattern over spray

096h5 - Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with brown, green and tan swirl pattern over spray. This helmet features a camo pattern sometimes seen on vehicles in Normandy campaign photographs. The Luftwaffe eagle is apparent being visible through the green paint. The spanner bolts all match in wear and finish. The interior features and early Karl Heisler liner size stamped 57 / 68. A normal head size helmet. The leather shows minor fraying from age and use. The complete chinstrap shows wear consistent with the liner. The rear apron is stamped with the batch number 3152. The ET shell size stamp is not evident but more than likely under the liner band. $12,500. More Photos

Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with alternating tropical and field gray pattern camouflage

096h2 - Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with alternating tropical and field gray pattern camouflage. This helmet has early spanner bolts with a smooth dark field gray finish. The interior features an early war leather liner size stamped 59 / 71 shell. This is a large helmet size. The complete chinstrap shows normal wear and is in excellent condition. The rear of the apron is stamped ET71 with the batch number 4224. $12,500. More Photos

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