This is a Belgium army officers aluminium made M26/31 helmet with black paintwork we know its officers as officers helmets were the only ones made from aluminium this pattern of helmet was a direct copy of the French Adrian helmet produced in Belgium from 1931.This helmet which is missing its original badge, leather chin strap and leather liner the helmet has been black painted properly for second world war use on the home front civil defence it still has a lot of the black paintwork and with some light surface rust in a few places mostly on the inside no rust holes the outside of the helmet has cleaned up very well with a lot of original colour overall the helmet is in very nice condition with no major damage. The helmet came from a local fair in Ghent in Belgium.
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