1917 COMPLETE with Liner & Chinstrap. M17 Steel Stahlhelm Trench Helmet. COMPLETE with Liner and Chinstrap. Steel Firing Number Hard to make out. There are Letters & Numbers on the inside Left Ear Area, next to one of the chinstrap holders: Si62 - Small.
Original Helmet from WW1 - M-18 - Issued starting in 1917 - These were also in use around the beginning of WW2. 7.5" front to back - and about 6.0" side to side inside the leather liner! Awesome Looking, Gorgeously solid & Heavy! Complete Original Metal Liner Rim with Original Leather Liner. Horsehair/ excelsior pads (very likely reproduction).
Chinstrap (probably a later Replacement) is still very pliable & usable! Metal is Great All-round, with very little oxidation!! This one WAS NOT Kept in a Barn or Attic! Si62 Stamped Boldly into Left Skirt.
Can't make out the steel number on the crown - there is one letter or number visible. The Soldier's name is written on one of the pads, but is too faint to make out.Please See Photos & Examine Carefully for Best Depiction of Condition. See clear, close-up photos above for full details. There Are No Military Markings or Insignias of any kind anywhere on this helmet!
EliteAuctions is piece-by-piece Auctioning a portion of a massive collection from a long-time expert and collector of Imperial German headgear. As well as FINE Hand-Selected Examples other associate military consigners. This is a really nice example of a Battlefield recovery. Perfect for being about 95+ years old, or so. An Awesome War Conversation Piece!And Fine Addition to Your Imperial German Collection. From start to finish, we do it all: 1. Friendly and fast market research on your item(s) 2. Professionally photograph each item 3.
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The item "WW1 WWI GERMAN M17 Steel Stahlhelm Trench Helmet 1917 COMPLETE Liner Chinstrap" is in sale since Saturday, May 30, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "elite*auctions" and is located in Deale, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.