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Lot 0159
Lot contains: (A) Polizei M34 Civic Helmet, (B) Postwar Repainted M34 Civic Helmet, and (C) Postwar Repainted M42 Helmet. (A) M34 Double Decal Police "square dip" civic helmet, in overall excellent to near mint condition. Helmet retains more than 92% of its original smooth black paint. Light scratches and minor dings mainly on the crown, with light rim wear. Shell is marked "D.R.P. Thale" on the inside left rear. Original lacquered Polizei decal is 95%, and national colors decal is also 95%. Excellent leather liner is size marked "55" on the crown pad, drawstring is present, as are five leather neck flap tabs and the four cork liner pads. One of the six leather tongues is broken but attached to the drawstring. Original chinstrap in very good condition with worn areas is attached, and two steel buckles are present. (B) M34 "square dip" civic helmet in overall very good condition. Helmet is a postwar repaint with a dull black spray over the entire exterior and around the skirt area inside. A reproduction SS decal has been applied to the right side. Helmet is stamped in the inside left but only the second word "Stahl" is legible. Liner is size marked "58.5" and the edges have been sprayed black. Half of the chinstrap is present, and all five neck neck flap tabs are present. (C) Model 42 helmet in overall good condition. Helmet has been sprayed with three colors of camouflage paint, but it was done postwar, in order to enhance its value. Condition of the recently applied paint is 95%. The original interior gray-green is 95%. Shell is maker and size marked "hkp64" on the left rear rim, and the lot number of "4977" is stamped on the inside rear rim. Both decals are reproductions. Leather liner is also a reproduction. Original early chinstrap is present, but has been shortened with eight holes remaining. Aluminum buckle with one steel and one aluminum rivet. Condition: Dimensions:

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Lot of 3: German WWII Civil & Military Helmets.

Estimate $500 - $800Nov 7, 2018