IMPERIAL GERMAN M.16 SH 60 HELMET.
The rare early version of the M.16 being the well known pre production SH60 stamped helmet retaining the majority of its original dark apple green finish with some abrasions to the crown. To the interior the three pad liner is all complete with its three inner horsehair pads, the leather to the pads is quite solid with all the tongues present, complete with its original chinstrap. To the exterior the front of the helmet is painted in a lighter shade of green, a shooting star with a flash, this maybe? a storm trooper insignia or Freikorps, the shooting star insignia was also used with Parachute Regiment 5 in WWII. A further excellent explanation of the pre production SH60 helmets are shown on pages 112 and 113 of the excellent work Feldzug 1916.
Code: 71163 Price: 1750.00 GBP