A very nice and rare M16 Helmet , stamped sheet steel construction helmet retains high amounts of its original paint. The interior of the helmet has three pad leather liner with alloy retaining band in good condition.. Chinstrap is complete and in excellent condition.
The interior crown of the helmet has a maker label 'OSKAR SOMMER DORTMUND'. The helmet has all three liner retaining rivets and both chinstrap retaining rivets and both of the M16/18 style ventilation side lugs all intact. One liner pad has 'Maa 13' written on it in ink.Front of the helmet has a silver Luftschutz decal.Part of the oakleaf and one leg of the swastika has come away and upper right of Luftschutz is minus the oakleaf. V.G.C.
Brass fitted Pickelhaube with helmet plate that has had some repairs to the reverse.This is only visible when removed.
Chinstrap is a good quality replica.National cockade to right side and on left is the state of Hessen rather than Prussia.Unit marked to the rear.Liner in excellent condition.
Beaded rim helmet of stamped sheet steel construction M35 style helmet with the addition of an embossed horizontal "bead" positioned at front and rear visors and crown. The helmet retains about 90% of its original dark blue satin finish. The front center of the helmet has a Luftschutz emblem decal in place. The black detailed, silver decal features stylized spread wings with a central oak-leaf sprig and a swastika positioned below "Luftschutz". The decal is retained about 95%. The interior of the helmet has a tan leather construction nine finger liner with air vents. Liner is size marked 56. Shell is stamped with the manufacturers code and size, "E.F.66" for maker 'Emaillierwerke A.G. Fulda' size 66. Liner has owners name marked in ink.Chinstrap complete and in good condition. V.G.C.
Stamped sheet steel construction M34 helmet retains about 80% of its original black satin finish paint. The left side of the helmet has a police decal with the second pattern silver wreathed police eagle. The decal has a couple of scratches above the eagles head but is mostly complete. The right side of the helmet has a party shield decal which is retained about 90%. The helmet has two "salt & pepper" ventilation holes positioned on each side of the crown.e as well. All rivet heads present. Nice complete liner that is maker stamped 'T.M.B.' and size 55. Chinstrap complete and in good order. V.G.C.
Double decal helmet for the Fire Police with metal plugs where the comb holes are.Some light surface rust to helmet throughout and decals both nearly all intact.Stamped sheet steel construction, civic M34 style helmet. The left side of the helmet has silver bordered police decal with the second pattern, silver, wreathed police eagle. The right side of the helmet has a party shield decal. The helmet has two separate "salt & pepper" ventilation holes positioned on each side of the crown. All four of the flat headed liner retaining rivets are intact. The interior of the helmet has a M31 light tan leather liner. Liner is complete. Original chinstrap is complete. The interior crown has the addition of leather crown lining panel with internal padding. Size 57. V.G.C.
The Italian Eastern Front medal.Some paint loss to centre.To reverse top is inscription 'DNJEPR DONETZ'. To bottom is dates 'LUGIO 941 LUGIO 942'. Centre of cross has letters CSIR with BUG and DON on either side.Beneath date to bottom is manufacturers name and address 'LORIOLI MILANO ROMA,A PICOZZI MILANO'
The Gallipoli Star or Iron Crescent was instituted by the Sultan Mehmed Reshad V in 1915 for bravery in battle. Some enamel has come away to upper part of star and to lower right. To the reverse is maker marked for "B.B. & Co.".
Nice khaki wool, late war/early post war Royal Engineers visor cap with Royal Engineers badge to front, a brown leather chin strap with sliders and brass Royal Engineers Buttons and a stiff visor. Nice complete liner, full sweat shield and sweatband. Maker label to interior 'Ayres & Smith Ltd London'.Rear of cap has four air vent grommets.Front of cap beneath the chinstrap shows some moth damage to seam where visor and cap front meet.Right side has two small moth holes.
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Machine woven TeNo "Technischen Nothilfe" (Technical Emergency-Aid) insignia in silver/aluminum thread on triangular woven rayon backing .Black factory roll backing cloth with 'ges gesch'(patent protected) in silver letters
A very nice 1937 pattern die struck bronze award. Reverse has embossed manufacturers mark, "Ferd. Wagner", and "D.R.G.M. 35269", for Deutsche Reichs Gebrauchsmuster, (German National Registered Design, 35269). Complete vertical retaining pin and standard retaining catch all intact.
Die struck alloy decoration with nickel-silver plated highlights, a frosted white finish and a black enamel swastika.Gothic script to reverse "Für treue Dienste" (For Loyal Service). Complete with original ribbon with pin-back device.