Early M40 Luftwaffe single decal steel helmet with LBA chin strap 1940


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Very early produced M40 Luftwaffe steel helmets, that still has all the features of a M35 helmet, such as the glossy blue paint, alumium reinforced liner, split pins and chin strap buckle. The decal was camouflaged subtle camouflaged at one point by covering it in green paint, but it has worn of. The decal is also an early example with a lacquer, as seen on M35 helmets. The liner remains in excellent light worn condition and is complete with draw string and chin strap. The chin strap is a classic chocolate brown example, maker marked but faded and has the Luftwaffe L.B.A. acceptance stamp. On top of all this, it’s a very big size 68, made by E.T. The lot number in the rear is: 4863. The helmet was issued to a ‘Unteroffizier’ but his name was erased. Beautiful early specs M40 Luftwaffe helmet in very good condition.