The shell is marked with a vague'A' to the inside rim, has a few layers of paint & has been overpainted in a dark grey/black colour. I have no more knowledge of the item, please see pictures. The item "ORIGINAL WW2 GERMAN HELMET WITH LINER & CHINSTRAP WWII" is in sale since Monday, October 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Helmets/ Hats". The seller is "a0412j" and is located in England.This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, United States, Antigua and barbuda, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Sri lanka, Macao, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.