M35 Double Decal Luftwaffe Helmet
M35 Double Decal Luftwaffe Helmet - Steel helmet, magnetic, original grayish-blue exterior, left side exhibiting the Luftwaffe eagle, the insignia having experienced scuffing and loss of detail, the National tri-colour shield on the right side. The inside comes complete with its original eight-panel dark brown leather liner, each panel with five ventilation holes, plus an off-white shoelace replacing the original drawstring that has been lost to time, fed through a sixth hole at the end of each panel and tied in a knot at the rear. Named on the right rear panel "Gobdell" and comes with its original leather chinstrap affixed to metal buckles on the liner's steel frame. The underside of the skirt is stamped "SE 66" on the left side "3115" at the rear. Measures 235 mm x 285 mm x 150 mm in height. The original paint has experienced chipping and wear on both the exterior and interior, the leather liner exhibits soiling and wear, remaining relatively supple and intact, in near fine condition.