WW1 German M16 helmet liner w/pads, split pins & chinstrap all sizes. Items offered are reproductions of German M16 helmet leather liner complete with liner pads, three split pins and chinstraps. These are manufactured to such rigid standards that they are not only perfect for finishing off restored helmets but will work excellently as replacement parts for original helmets as well.
Please see the pics and more details below. Available in sizes 62, 64, 66, 68 helmet shells. Each liner size fits two different hat sizes. Size 62 fits 52.5-54 hat sizes. Size 64 fits 54.5-56 hat sizes.
Size 66 fits 56.5-58 hat sizes. Size 68 fits 58.5-60 hat sizes. According to Evolution of the German steel helmet by Floyd R. Please specify liner size you would like to get.
Or by adding the message at the checkout. How to determine the size of your WW1 German helmet?
Custom made by a professional leather craftsman. The band leather is 4 mm thick. Not the funky thin leather or patent leather as seen on most other reproductions. The shell's size is stamped on the band.
There are also two other markings. The first one is an acceptance stamp, i. A XIII which stands for Bekleidungs-Amt (Clothing store) 13th Army Corps, Wurttemburg area with its HQ at Stuttgart. The second one is the L.
All these stamps are identical to the ones from the original liners. These liners are made from the correct grades of leather and are stitch-per-stitch identical to originals.Each of the three pads has a pocket sewn into the rear to accommodate stuffing for padding/sizing. The liner pads are machine sewn natural cotton and stuffed with horsehair or flax tow as originals. Stitch-per-stitch the same as the WW1 ones.
The liner band does not have two rivet holes since not all rivet holes on the M16 helmet were at the exact same location. The seam of the liner goes on the back of the helmet and then you can make the holes for the liner where the holes on your helmet are. The holes for the rivets should be made in the exact center of the band for the best fit.
Leather color may vary due to different supply. Real heavy duty leather chinstrap.
Complete with two buckles fitted on the strap and pickelhaube hangers which will give a precise fit to original M91 mounts found on all M16 shells. The hardware has been stamped from steel alloy with specially made dies.
It is not "laser" cut. The strap is high quality leather which is tanned exactly as originals to get the proper texture and is die-cut for correct sharp edges. The leather strap is appox. The ends are hand stitched as the originals were.Exact copies made from the correct steel alloy, the prongs are soldered to the heads. Set of three, includes the thick headed one for the rear. Stahlhelm is German for "steel helmet". The Imperial German Army began to replace the traditional boiled-leather Pickelhaube (spiked combat helmet) with the Stahlhelm during World War I.
The design of the Stahlhelm was carried out by Dr. Friedrich Schwerd from the Technical Institute of Hannover. In early 1915, Schwerd carried out a study of head wounds suffered during trench warfare and submitted a recommendation for steel helmets.
The Stahlhelm was introduced into regular service during the Verdun campaign in early 1916, hence it is most usually referred to as the "Model 1916". The complete M-16 weighed two pounds and six ounces. Helmets were referred to as "shells" when they were empty of any liners and straps.
The M-16 shell was manufactured in six sizes: 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, and 70. And it was made of molybdenum steel. The German M-16 helmets of WW1 era were painted with a matte finish "field green" lacquer. The inscription was on the left side of the skirt.There were eight factories involved in the manufacturing, therefore, eight different code letters were represented in all. M16 helmet liner complete with liner pads, three split pins and chinstrap. Manufactured just like the original ones including pads, pillows, leather band and the correct tie string. Custom made with the most authentic leather and hardware. Please compare the photos with other reproduction M16 liners, chinstraps and split-pins available elsewhere. I think you will agree with me regarding the quality and accuracy. We take great care in packing items in new packaging materials and do not make any profit out of P&P. We take this into account alongside a small amount for packaging materials when calculating P&P. Everything we sell is guaranteed to be original unless otherwise stated. We offer a 14-day inspection period on all items with a lifetime guarantee of originality. Within your 14 day inspection period, if you are not happy with an item for any reason, just return it to us in the same condition as it was sent to you intact, un-cleaned, un-disassembled, un-sharpened, etc.
And if we really mess things up the item is not as described, etc. Please contact before sending the item back to us. Operating this way, we are able to offer you 100% original item as well as the best price. I will do my very best to answer all questions promptly and honestly just as soon as I can._gsrx_vers_526 GS 6.6.6 (526). The item "WW1 German M16 helmet liner withpads, split pins & chinstrap all sizes" is in sale since Wednesday, January 13, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Reproductions\Germany".militaria" and is located in Moscow. This item can be shipped worldwide.