Authenticates with other close batches. Rivets have been overpainted orcreplaced a long time ago, left in particular is different shade. Right is better and has similar patina to helmet.
Helmet post capture has at some point had a red centre line added. Again, long removed but under close eye you can still see red flecks.
Dont know reason why this was done? Good collection starter or filler. The item "M42 WW2 German Helmet" is in sale since Friday, April 17, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Helmets/ Hats". The seller is "rubyfarrow" and is located in York. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, Mexico, Switzerland, Bermuda, Bolivia, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Chile, Bahamas, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.