An M35 Double Decal Luftwaffe Helmet
An M35 Double Decal Luftwaffe Helmet - The sheet steel construction helmet retains about 85% of its original smooth, Luftwaffe blue/grey paint. The left side of the helmet has a worn second pattern (circa 1936/1937-1945) Luftwaffe eagle decal while the right side of the helmet has a national tri-color shield decal which is retained about 75%. All three liner retaining rivets and both inset ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet has a dark brown leather liner with all eight fingers and the original shoe string tie intact. The reverse, interior neck guard apron has a stamped serial number, "20225". The interior left side apron has the stamped manufacturers code and size, "EF64" indicating indicating manufacture by Emaillierwerk, AG Fulda, size 64. No chinstrap. Period worn and used example.