This is a German medical soldiers M40 helmet still with lots of very clear to see green paintwork and red paintwork on the inside and the outside which is fairly smooth to the touch but with some rust damage.The helmet has some rust holes in the top of the helmet only there no where else but not very much thick heavy rust it is solid and not braking up or crumbling it is a bit pitted in places
the helmet has no leather liner or chin strap.The helmet which has lots of red paintwork inside and some outside so properly a medics helmet but with green paint as well so possibly an over paint possibly late war re used helmet which has been very well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection.
The helmet was recovered many years ago around Bastogne from the site of the famous siege in the Ardennes Forest from the scene of the battle of the bulge in the winter of 1944-1945 a very nice and rare relic from this famous battle and Hitler's last big offensive of the war.
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