With the makers code ET64 stamped on the left side of the helmet under the flared rim (maker - Eisenhüttenwerke in Thale) and batch number 2466 impressed into the rear skirt. Not a Spanish, or a post-war German helmet or a recent Chinese replica. The helmet is free of cracks, dents or rust pitting. The helmet shell was carefully examined prior to restoration.The helmet shell was painted in the correct field gray (feldgrau) finish. The shell is fitted with a reproduction liner that is new but made to exact specifications. The outer band is marked in the same way as the original M31s were. There is a 1941 dated acceptance stamp.
The liner, specially created by a professional leather craftsman, is made of the correct grades of calfskin leather and finished to exact original specifications. The chin strap leather is tanned exactly as originals to get the proper texture and is die-cut for correct sharp edges. All stitching is precisely as originals. Buckle is stamped from specially made dies. The split-pins are exact copies made with specially stamped heads and inset prongs.
The decal will be appropriately aged to match the outside shell. Please refer to the pics for more details. This is the actual item you will get.
The item "WW2 German M42 WH helmet complete with liner, chinstrap and split pins size 64" is in sale since Sunday, June 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Reproductions\Germany".front" and is located in Saint Petersburg. This item can be shipped worldwide.