An M34 Double Decal Feuerschutzpolizei Helmet
An M34 Double Decal Feuerschutzpolizei Helmet - Steel helmet, magnetic, original black satin painted exterior, Nazi Party decal on the right side with light contact, standard Feuerwehr eagle insignia decal with silver border on the left side exhibiting paint spotting. Both sides of the helmet have double sets of seven ventilation holes each in the shape of a hexagon above the corners of the decals. The inside comes complete with its original nine-panel butterscotch-coloured leather liner, one of the panels at the front size stamped "58", each panel with one hole at the end for the drawstring, the original drawstring having been severed with approximately half of it remaining. Also present are three black leather tabs, originally designed to hold a fireman's leather neck guard which has been lost to time. Dome of the helmet exhibits the maker's insignia sticker inscribed "HEINRICH MANDELARTZ HMA AACHEN", flanked by a circular leather pad, original leather chinstrap, both leather items are riveted to the rust-coloured bakelite frame, the strap exhibiting light wear and remaining supple. The underside of the skirt is stamped with a lion over a "T" inside a diamond mark at the rear. Measures 235 mm x 292 mm x 160 mm in height. Scuffed exterior with contact marks, intact leather liner exhibits normal wear and soiling, in near extremely fine condition.