The inner padding/chin straps are minimally remaining. The helmet itself is in pretty good shape. Scratches, but no major dings/dents. A note accompanies the helmet.
This note is from a known relative who served in the war James Riley Bailey. "This German helmet was given to me by a French Soldier in the Dugouts on the front line in the (see photo) 1918" (see second photo for reverse identification). A unique piece of history.
The item "M16 German WW1 WWI Helmet Signed Note Recieved @ Dugouts via French Soldier ET64" is in sale since Sunday, April 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "wgraves09" and is located in Takoma Park, Maryland.
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