For sale is this rough M40 helmet from Quist Esslingen in size 64. The helmet's production lot is No. The helmet has a complete ww2 liner with leather. Chin strap is produced and marked by G.
Around the helmet there are remnants of a painted red ring. We are not sure what the purpose of this has been. This is one of the helmets that was found forgotten at a warehouse in Tana in Finnmark-North Norway, along with 11 other helmets. This is number three for sale. Tana is located not far from Finland and Russia.
During the war, the helmet has been in German service on the Northern Front. After the war, it has been used by the Varanger Battalion for a short period. The helmet has not been restored, except that a thin layer of overpainting from the 40s has been removed. The shell has dark hues in contrasts and some areas with little paint.A collectible helmet with a lot of history from a whole decade. The helmet has been revived after more than 70 years of dormancy. Sends from Norway to recipients all over the world. The item "WW2 German helmet M40" is in sale since Wednesday, May 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets".
The seller is "monikajmath-0" and is located in GAUPEN. This item can be shipped worldwide.