German Helmets

Heer Helmets

Army M42 with chickenwire

178HEL4 - Army M42 with chickenwire. This helmet is in near mint condition. I believe the chickenwire to be postwar added. The helmet has a compete leather liner. The maker code is stamped on the rear of the apron along with the production run number. $700. More Photos

Army M42 single decal combat helmet by NS

178HEL7 - Army M42 single decal combat helmet by NS. This helmet presents a combat worn single decal. The interior has a complete leather liner with drawstring. NS and the production number are stamped on the rear apron. $750. More Photos

Imperial German WWI M18 camouflage medic helmet

178HEL9 - Imperial German WWI M18 camouflage medic helmet. This rare helmet was collected by a retired Army surgeon. This helmet features common camouflage pattern typical of German WWI helmets. The rarity of the helmet is the hand-painted red crosses. The original three-pad liner and chinstrap have had leather preservative applied which accounts for the condition and coloration. $2,000. More Photos

Army M40 winter camouflaged medic helmet by ET

178HEL11 - Army M40 winter camouflaged medic helmet by ET. This helmet features a hand-painted winter camouflage with a red cross also hand-painted to the front. The helmet shows excellent period wear indicating field use. The interior presents a complete leather liner. The apron is stamped ET62 ( small) with a rear stamped production run number. This helmet is from the collection of a retired surgeon who collected medical related articles. $1800. More Photos

German M17 WWI shell

178HEL10 - German M17 WWI shell. 150. More Photos

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171HEL1 - Army M40 single decal named to Uffr. Drebenstredt. This is a good original combat M40. The decal is in excellent condition with the finish having the circa 1940 semi-rough texture paint. The interior shows matching wear and use as the exterior. The foundry code is faintly stamped along the rim along with the batch number. The original owner wrote his name on the liner Uffz. Drebenstedt. $1100. More Photos

Army M35 double decal helmet by ET

168HEL1 - Army M35 double decal helmet by ET. This excellent example displays the proper smooth apple green finish for this helmet. The decals exhibit light wear leaving about 80+% of the Wehrmacht eagle and national escutcheon. The exterior displays light surface wear consistent over the entire surface. All the rivets that hold the liner band are original to the helmet. The interior displays its original leather liner with drawstring that presents period wear. The chinstrap is complete and also original to the liner. The dome acceptance stamp is no longer visible. The left side of the apron is stamped ET68 indicating a large size. The rear of the apron is stamped with the foundry code number 3991. This is an excellent example that I would rate excellent plus, plus. $3,500. More Photos

Army named double decal M35 helmet with Mediterranean tri-color camouflage finish

167SO3 - Army named double decal M35 helmet with Mediterranean tri-color camouflage finish. This stunning example features light brown/yellow with green brush strokes. The Heer adler and national escutcheon are evident under the camouflage. Wehrmacht personnel serving with the early Deutsches Afrikakorps were often issued M35 helmets before departure to Africa. As the DAK pulled out of Africa and moved into Italy their helmets reflected a change in color patterns. This helmet presents its original liner with the owner's name. The shell's apron is stamped SE60 with the production number 3514. $2800. More Photos

Army M42 half basket chickenwire combat helmet re-issued and named to A. Ballarin

1510HEL9 - Army M42 half basket chickenwire combat helmet re-issued and named to A. Ballarin. This helmet features its one half chickenwire basket used for the attachment of camouflage. The exterior shell displays normal combat wear to the finish. The interior reveals a complete leather liner and drawstring. The interior apron stamps have been obscured by the paint applied when the helmet was refinished. $2850. More Photos

Army double decal M35 helmet by NS

1510HEL8 - Army double decal M35 helmet by NS. This helmet features a smooth apple green finish. The national escutcheon displays light wear to its tricolors. The Wehrmacht eagle shows distortion in the wing and chest areas caused by other helmets being stacked before the decal dried into the painted finish. The liner is stamped 58 with its original chinstrap and drawstring. The left side of the apron is stamped NS 66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production number D100. The dome stamp is clearly visible and dated 1939. $3250. More Photos

Army M35 camouflage combat helmet by ET

1510HEL5 - Army M35 camouflage combat helmet by ET. This green and tan camouflage displays unquestionable combat wear. The green and tan color shades suggest tropical and Normandy use. The interior features a complete leather liner with its original drawstring. The chinstrap's condition is commensurate with the rest of the liner and shell. The left side of the apron is stamped ET68 and the apron's rear is stamped 1269. $2600. More Photos

Army M40 single decal with zimmerett camouflage finish

1510HEL4 - Army M40 single decal with zimmerett camouflage finish. This helmet having a zimmerett finish leaves no doubt that it saw combat use. Zimmerett was applied to vehicles in combat areas for the purpose of camouflage. The zimmerett was neatly applied so as not to obscure the Wehrmacht adler decal. The interior features a complete leather liner that displays period use. The zimmerett was brush strokes along the interior apron covering the maker and helmet size. $3500. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet with half basket chickenwire by ET

1510HEL2 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet with half basket chickenwire by ET. This helmet features a smooth field gray finish with a Wehrmacht adler decal. The half basket chickenwire was affixed for the purpose of securing camouflage. The interior features a complete leather liner with its original drawstring . On the left side of the apron is stamped the shell's maker ET and the size 64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the very early production run number 387. $3500. More Photos

Named Army single decal M40 helmet with rough texture Normandy camouflage

158HEL1 - Named Army single decal M40 helmet with rough texture Normandy camouflage. This helmet displays a Normandy hued rough texture outer shell. Beneath the camo finish on the left-facing side an Army Wehrmacht eagle is evident. The interior displays period use consistent with the outer shell. The interior exhibits a complete leather liner with its original drawstring intact. On the side of the apron is stamped NS62 indicating the maker and size. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production number E206. The original owner's name and rank are displayed in yellow paint " Schtz. Lambertz". Excellent combat worn example. $1850. More Photos

Army/Waffen SS M40 Normandy camouflage combat helmet

153HEL1 - Army/Waffen SS M40 Normandy camouflage combat helmet. This helmet features a combination green and tan camouflage. Also mixed in with the tan and gren paint is sawdust that adds texture to the camo finish. The exterior finish displays normal age and wear. The interior reveals a complete leather chinstrap and liner. The left side of the apron is stamped ET66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the very low production number 150. $2,000. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist

1412HEL2 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist. This helmet features a combat worn Wehrmacht adler. The smooth surface field gray finish displays normal period wear fpr a combat worn helmet. The interior reveals the original liner and chinstrap. The liner is stamped size 56. The left side apron is stamped Q64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the very low production run number DN116. $750. More Photos

Army M40 single decal combat helmet by ET

1412HEL1 - Army M40 single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a combat worn Wehrmacht adler. The smooth surface field gray finish displays normal period wear fpr a combat worn helmet. The interior revelas the original liner and chinstrap missing its end. The left side apron is stamped ET66. The rear of the apron is stamped with the very low production run number 317. $850. More Photos

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087H7 - Army officer's double decal aluminum parade dress helmet .This is the one! The light green finish shows only most minor of age and wear. The decals are 100%. The "lug" air vents make this helmet outstanding and very rare. The saddle brown quick-release chinstrap add a higher quality of sophistication to the appearance of this very rare piece. The interior features a padded dome with the liner perforated at the front. The liner is separated from the shell by four (4) cork pads. The size 58 is also marked on the liner. Highly collectible and very rare! $6760. More Photos

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087H6 - Army officer's double decal aluminum parade dress helmet. This helmet features a 100% eagle decal and about a 90+ % national escutcheon on a light green matte finish. The surface shows normal wear with very minor loss of finish. The chinstrap is the quick-release variety in excellent condition. The interior features a complete liner worn but also in excellent condition. The size 61 (large) is stamped on a rear tongue. An excellent example and ready for parade. $4900.  More Photos

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087H5 - Army (Heer) general's or Navy(?) officer's double decal "vulcanfiber" parade dress helmet. I have to admit that I'm a bit stumped by the golden color of this decal. It may very well be Kriegsmarine. Regardless, this is a very rare Third Reich helmet. The helmet is double decal with both being 100%. The light green parade finish is about 100%. The screened vent air grommets are a nice rare to see. The only each side of the helmet shows cracks that extend from the bottom of the skirt's edge up into the decals for inch. The interior features the Robert Lubstein label on a black padded dome. The leather liner is also stamped with the Robert Lubstein name. There are perforated initials punched near the Lubstein imprint - SB. Also there are a series of numbers handwritten along the back of the liner. The initials DRP are stamped along the inside skirt but judging from the finish and decals I sincerely doubt if this stands for Deutches Reichs Post. This very rare helmet displays well. $4250.  More Photos

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087H4 - Army (Heer) officer's double decal aluminum parade helmet. This excellent example features a mint eagle and near mint national escutcheon. The early, smooth pea green finish shows occasional wear to the finish revealing the aluminum sheel. The chinstrap is the "quick-release" variety showing minor age cracking but it is intact and pliable. There are a couple of very minor indentations to the shell's crown. These do not detract from the overall appearance or desirability of this rare piece. The interior features the original liner with four (4) cork pads that separate the shell from the liner. The helmet's size is stamped on the liner "58". These light weight helmets were worn primarily by officers for parades. Rare! $4500. More Photos

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SS Helmets

Waffen SS M40 single combat helmet by ET

178HEL3 - Waffen SS M40 single combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a single SS runic decal that displays normal combat use and wear. The smooth field gray finish shows consistency with the amount of age of the runic decal. The interior leather liner is complete with its original tie string and is stamped "58". The left side of the apron is stamped ET66 ( medium). The rear of the neck shield is stamped with the production run number. The original SS man's initials have been written on the leather liner as well as being scratched near the production number. These initials are 'DM". $Nnice combat worn example. $6,500. More Photos

Waffen SS Oak Leaf pattern B

178HEL2 - Waffen SS Oak Leaf pattern "B". Nnice original SS helmet cover reversible from Spring/Summer to Fall. The cover shows no rips staining. The size "1" is shown in the pattern on the Spring/Summer side rear. $6500. More Photos

Waffen SS M35 double decal helmet by Quist

178HEL1 - Waffen SS M35 double decal helmet by Quist. This excellent example features a smooth field gray/green finish. The SS shield shows light wear as does the party swastika shield. The interior presents a complete leather liner with its original drawstring. Along the apron there is an inscription that is SS but otherwise indecipherable. The left side is stamped "Q 6.." but is covered by this inscription. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production run number 194. Excellent+++. $14,500.. More Photos

Waffen SS M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist

174HEL1 - Waffen SS M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist. This helmet presents its decal at better than 90%. The smooth dark field 1940 finish displays typical combat use. The interior displays its complete leather chinstrap with liner. The liner retains its original drawstrinf. The left side of the apron is stamped Q64 indicating the helmet the maker and shell size. The rear of the apron is stamped witrh the production run number. Nice solid combat worn example. $5750. More Photos

Waffen SS reversible helmet cover with anodized clips and foliage loops

1511HEL1 - Waffen SS reversible helmet cover with anodized clips and foliage loops. This rare helmet cover presents different types of camouflage material used in its construction. The top panel features the plain tree at the top of the cove and, blurred edge pattern used for the other panels. This second style cover shows the addition of foliage loops used for the attachment of materials used for further camouflage purposes. The metal clips used for affixing the cover to the rim of the helmet are anodized. The arabic numeral "2" is stamped with purple ink at the rear of the fall side. This indicates the cover was intended to fit on medium size shells. Mint. $9750. More Photos

Rare named  SS/SD double decal M34 light weight medium duty aluminum helmet with ventilation  lugs

154HEL2 - Rare named SS/SD double decal M34 light weight medium duty steel helmet with ventilation lugs. This helmet features ET runics and party shield decals. The exterior has a smooth early apple green finish. This M34 having ventilation lugs, similar to the lugs seen on per-Third Reich helmets, would indicate this to be an early production helmet before the M34's appeared without the lugs. The interior has its complete leather liner with drawstring and is size stamped "59". The liner displays the owner's name "Unrein ". The chinstrap has a quick-release buckle. $6250. More Photos

Waffen SS single decal combat helmet by CKL

154HEL1 - Waffen SS single decal combat helmet by CKL. This helmet features a field gray semi-rough texture finish. The SS runics decal displays better than 95%. The exterior exhibits normal period wear for a combat worn helmet. The interior features its complete leather liner and drawstring. The rear of the apron is stamped with CKL66 and production run number 2883. The original chinstrap is also affixed and displays wear commensurate with the rest of the helmet. $6500. More Photos

MINT rare Waffen SS Oakleaf

1410HEL2 - MINT rare Waffen SS Oakleaf "B" 2nd pattern helmet cover with steel rocker clips. This reversible spring to fall large helmet cover fits over a size 68 shell. The second pattern helmet cover is differentiated from the first by the addition of foliage loops for added camouflage protection. $9999. More Photos

Waffen SS M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist stamped DN

144HEL5 - Waffen SS M40 single decal combat helmet by Quist stamped DN. This helmet displays a smooth 1940 finish with a single SS runic decal that rates 95%. The exterior shell show normal light period wear. The interior features the original leather liner and drawstring that rates near mint. The size 58 is stamped on the leather. The left side of the apron is stamped Q66. The rear of the apron is stamped DN 283 (8?). $7850. More Photos

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Luftwaffe Helmets

Luftwaffe M42 single decal combat helmet by ET

178HEL5 - Luftwaffe M42 single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a 2nd style Luftwaffe eagle. The interior shows a complete leather liner. ET 66 is stamped on the side of the apron. The production number is on the raer. $900. More Photos

Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager double decal child's helmet

138SO2 - Very rare Luftwaffe Fallschirmjager double decal child's helmet. This rare helmet features a 2nd model Luftwaffe eagle and the national escutcheon. The paper mache helmet has a complete Fallschirmjager style liner with ventilation holes in the oilcloth material. The chinstrap and harness assembly is oilscloth and designed after the adult size M38. The liner is fastened with four exterior bolts also similar to the adult size helmet. This would have made an ideal gift from a Fallschirmjager to his young son. Very rare to find a surviving one of these Fallschirmjager related collectibles. $750. More Photos

Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet by ET

137HEL1 - Luftwaffe M40 single decal combat helmet by ET. This helmet features a second model Luftwaffe adler decal. The rough texture Luftwaffe field gray finish is in very good to excellent condition displaying minor wear. The interior displays a size 57 stamped leather liner. The left side of the apron is stamped ET64. The rear of the apron is stamped with the production batch number " 1204(?) " a low number. $650. More Photos

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093H3 - Luftwaffe M35 double decal aluminum parade helmet. This large size helmet features a Luftwaffe blue finish with a 100% eagle decal and a near 100% national tricolor shield. The interior features a standard eight tongue liner stamped size 61. The apron is stamped ET68. It would be easy to imagine this beautiful piece being worn in an April 20th parade. Very rare. $4500. More Photos

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089H9 - Luftwaffe M40 combat helmet with burlap camo cover. This rare camouflage helmet features period attached string netting with burlap interwoven as a cover. The Luftwaffe eagle is visible beneath the burlap. The interior shows normal wear with a complete liner. A partial chinstrap remains. The liner shows the owner's initials as "E.H.". The apron is marked ET64 with the batch number 941. This is a great combat worn piece. $4850. More Photos

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Kriegsmarine Helmets

Kriegsmarine M40 combat helmet by ET

178HEL6 - Kriegsmarine M40 combat helmet by ET. This helmet features the gold wehrmacht Kriegsmarine eagle.decal. The exterior shell normal combat period use. The interior features a complete leather liner with drawstring. The apron is stamped ET66 and a production run number 227 on the rear. $1200. More Photos

Kriegsmarine M40 blacked striped camouflage helmet by Quist

1510HEL6 - Kriegsmarine M40 blacked striped camouflage helmet by Quist. This fine example of a Kriegsmarine camo helmet features an alternating painted black stripe over the field gray smooth finish. Between the stripes is the Kriegsmarine golden yellow decal. The interior reveals a complete leather liner with drawstring. The left side of the apron is stamped Q68. The rear is stamped 873. Along the apron is inscribed 'TO MY WIFE VERNA HOME SOON XXX, KRAUT NAVY HELMET PFC PRINKA JULY 14 1945". $3250. More Photos

Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 combat helmet

1211HEL6 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 combat helmet. This helmet displays an unmistakable Kriegsmarine decal. The helmet further displays the remains of having the national escutcheon shield. The interior features a complete leather liner with drawstring in overall excellent condition. The marked chinstrap is likewise in excellent condition. The side apron is stamped SE64. The rear apron is stamped with the production number 4787 along with the owner's name Lockhausen , named dd. 12. $1450. More Photos

Kriegsmarine re-issued M42 single decal combat helmet

1211HEL25 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M42 single decal combat helmet. This helmet features a Kriegsmarine decal and semi-rough textured paint. The exterior exhibits normal period wear. The interior display a complete leather liner with drawstring and size stamp 58. The owner's name "Nagel" is written on the front visor portion of the shell. The shell maker and batch number are not legible due to the re-paint. 25. $950. More Photos

Army M42 single decal by ET64

1203HEL2 - Kriegsmarine M42 single decal by ET64(?). This helmet displays norma l combat use. The yellowed decal is about $70% complete. The shell's exterior shows normal scuffing and what appears to be minor paint trails. The interior shows a complete leather liner stamped 57 (cm). The owner's name is written on the liner and painted along the rear of the apron," Altmann". The ET stamp is very faint on the side nof the apron. The production number is stamped at the rear but the number is illegible. $750. More Photos

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092H13 - Kriegsmarine re-issued M35 single decal helmet. This M35 helmet features a hand-painted dark field gray finish with a gold Kriegsmarine eagle. The rough texture paint is consistent in wear over the entire exterior and interior apron. The liner shows heavy period use. The interior is stamped ET66 (?) and batch number 567 (?). Kriegsmarine M35's are becoming harder to find. This is a nice original example. $1750. More Photos

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089H7 - Kriegsmarine re-issued single decal M35. This helmet features a gold eagle that is unquestionably Kriegsmarine. The helmet's exterior finish is Kriegsmarine gray that shows use. The decal was re-applied at the time the helmet was painted for re-issue. The interior shows the original finish along the apron and dome. The apron is stamped "21057" and "Q66". Kriegsmarine helmets are getting scarce and becoming rare. $1650. More Photos

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086H1 - Kriegsmarine M40 combat helmet. This helmet features a KM single decal with about 75% remaining. There is no mistaking this eagle as a yellowed Army. The field gray finish is in overall very good condition showing light, normal wear. The interior features the original liner. The neck apron is stamped ET66 and 220 at the rear. A nice used example. $1599. More Photos

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084H8 - Kriegsmarine M35 double decal helmet. This helmet features a golden (not age yellowed) Wehrmacht Adler. The eagle has damage to the swastika that looks as though someone tried to remove it. The national shield is in great shape with minor scatches. The dark, smooth green finish shows consistent age and wear over the entire surface. The interior features a complete liner that is stamped size 54 (a small size). The skirt is stamped with the batch number and ET62. $1650. More Photos

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Civil & Political Helmets

Luftschutz gladiator style helmet complete with original chinstrap and leather liner

178HEL8 - Luftschutz gladiator style helmet complete with original chinstrap and leather liner. Nicely stamped on rear apron. $475. More Photos

Polizei M42 double decal combat helmet by EF

178HEL12 - Polizei M42 double decal combat helmet by EF. This helmet features the Polizei and party shields. Both display well and show normal period wear. The interior presents a complete leather liner. EF is stamped on the left side of the apron with the production run num,ber at the rear. Someone wrote a name in marker postwar. $1200. More Photos

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Fallschirmjager Helmets

Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with tropical tan (Afrika) and zimmeritt finish

096h4 - Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with tropical tan (Afrika) and zimmeritt finish. This helmet features zimmeritt the same coating applied to armored vehicles. The color of the tan indicates it as a tropical camouflage worn in the Mediterranean (Africa, Sicily, Greece or Italian) campaigns. The helmet shows spanners are present under the thick zimmeritt coating. The exterior shows heavy combat use. The interior features an early war Heisler marked liner size stamped 59 / 71 shell. The chinstrap is supple and complete. It shows wear consistent with the rest of the helmet. $10,500. More Photos

Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with brown, green and tan swirl pattern over spray

096h5 - Luftwaffe M38 Fallschirmjager helmet with brown, green and tan swirl pattern over spray. This helmet features a camo pattern sometimes seen on vehicles in Normandy campaign photographs. The Luftwaffe eagle is apparent being visible through the green paint. The spanner bolts all match in wear and finish. The interior features and early Karl Heisler liner size stamped 57 / 68. A normal head size helmet. The leather shows minor fraying from age and use. The complete chinstrap shows wear consistent with the liner. The rear apron is stamped with the batch number 3152. The ET shell size stamp is not evident but more than likely under the liner band. $9,500. More Photos

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