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M35 SS DOUBLE DECAL SAND CAMO RE ISSUE

M35 SS DOUBLE DECAL SAND CAMO RE ISSUE


Stunning looking 100% original camo.M35 re issue. Green overpaint with rough sand finish. Pig skin liner with soldiers name applied in ink. Full length chin strap.
ET64, batch no. indistinct,
B.L. initials to crown.
To the left side under the paint can be seen the red of a party shield strongly suggesting this has been an SS helmet.
Very striking combat helm...  read more

Code: 53559

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M35 D/D LUFTWAFFE HELMET - FLAK BTN. - NORMANDY CAMO

M35 D/D LUFTWAFFE HELMET - FLAK BTN. - NORMANDY CAMO


Stunning all original camo which ticks all the boxes.
This one is confirmed in the Brian Ice book on helmet codes as having left the factory in 1939 as a double decal Luft with 2nd eagle and dome stamp. Both decals visible under the camo which is green & maroon spray of the type referred to as a Normandy. I must say in my experience this camo crops up in various theatres.Nice cle...  read more

Code: 53558

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GERMAN M16 DUCK BILL HELMET - BATTLE DAMAGED - BING

GERMAN M16 DUCK BILL HELMET - BATTLE DAMAGED - BING


A very rare front line helmet by the scarce maker G.B.N. ( Gebruder Bing), better known for their top end tin plate toys.
This one has sustained battle damage with a shrapnel strike to the rear crown. It also looks like someone has then put 4 pistol rounds into the poor chap as there are outward dents with corresponding holes through the liner. The liner surprisingly is good with...  read more

Code: 53530

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M35 GERMAN ARMY DOUBLE DECAL HELMET - EF 68 - COMPLETE

M35 GERMAN ARMY DOUBLE DECAL HELMET - EF 68 - COMPLETE


Straight out the woodwork from vets family. Huge size EF 68 with lot no. 20407. Size 61 marked to liner. Shell has the early smooth paint which is scarce as most helmets of this vintage were re issued with matt paint. Very good army eagle and state shield also good with the crazing I like to see on genuine examples. Liner good with all tongue ends complete although a little dry and with...  read more

Code: 53495

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BRITISH AIRBORNE PARA BERET - 1944 - BERET INDUSTRIES

BRITISH AIRBORNE PARA BERET - 1944 - BERET INDUSTRIES


An exceptional beret, one of 2 bought from an Arnhem vets widow.
Lettering is faint but BERET INDUSTRIES and 1944 can be made out. To further confirm the date, the paint stamp is "M" which confirms it as 1944. good size 7 approx. Leather trim, silk draw string. This one does not have the loose single thread running round the circumference but instead has double stitching which is...  read more

Code: 53485

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STALINGRAD FOUND M35 GERMAN HEER HELMET- BATTLE DAMAGED

STALINGRAD FOUND M35 GERMAN HEER HELMET- BATTLE DAMAGED


Fantastic helmet recovered from the Roshoshka area of Stalingrad.
Retaining most paint and still has it's liner and chinstrap. Army decal. Soldiers name in paint to rear apron.
Leaves no doubt as to the ferocity of the fighting.Battle damage is exit holes and even the chin strap buckle has taken a strike.
This is a good solid helmet, bunker recovered.  read more

Code: 53481

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BRITISH PARA BERET - 1943 - KANGOL - AIRBORNE

BRITISH PARA BERET - 1943 - KANGOL - AIRBORNE


As nice as you are likely to find. Just bought along with another from an Arnhem vets widow. Very clear KANGOL WEAR LTD, WD arrow and 1943 date. The paint stamp has WD and the letter N which indicates again 1943. Size is 7 and 1 eighth. This one has the correct loose single stitch running round the circumference, this often missing even on genuine examples.
No holes for badge so ...  read more

Code: 53484

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M35 ARMY SINGLE DECAL RE ISSUE - WIRE CARRYING LOOPS.

M35 ARMY SINGLE DECAL RE ISSUE - WIRE CARRYING LOOPS.


Stunning helmet being a M35 Quist 66 re issue, with lot no. 516. which means it left the factory in 1938 most likely as an army double decal. Matt field grey paint. Good decal. Named to skirt and liner.
Interestingly this one has soldier made wire hooks for belt suspension. Nicely made with flattened ends which hook into the air vents and come down under the liner band and end in...  read more

Code: 53464

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M42 COMBAT HELMET - FRENCH BARN FIND

M42 COMBAT HELMET - FRENCH BARN FIND


Acquired recently from a Normandy barn. Large size 66. I've left this exactly as found with it's dusty liner which is still in very good shape and it's uncleaned shell. I think it exudes character the way it is although would clean up if desired.
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Code: 53465

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BATTLE DAMAGED M42 COMBAT HELMET

BATTLE DAMAGED M42 COMBAT HELMET


Good complete battle field pick up combat helmet. Small calibre bullet strikes which have come from the inside and have impacted on the shell with resulting outward dents, most likely from a pistol. Corresponding holes to liner. Also another bullet strike to the outside below the right air vent. Evidence of blood in the liner.
Liner leather good, full length chinstrap.Owners name...  read more

Code: 53466

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