This is a Rare German Waffen SS Nord Division soldiers M40 helmet single decal in fantastic condition as the helmet was laying up side down in the river bed the silt has protected the paintwork on the top of the helmet and part of the decal.This helmet with a lot of original white camouflage paintwork these helmets are very rare to find and 1 in a million in this condition.This helmet which is in perfect solid condition for a relic and i say relic very border line if it is a relic because it is in such good condition perfectly solid not much rust only some surface rust and it has been very well cleaned and with so much white winter camouflage paint still clear to see but the very rare bit the remains of the SS decal this helmet is perfect for display or any collection a real one off.On the inside of the helmet is a lot of original green paintwork and it is stamped 30 on the inside edge.This fantastic condition helmet is the best winter camouflage paintwork helmet i have ever had and properly ever will have and to still be able to see some of the decal and so much paint work not in that much of a relic condition at all is unbelievable the helmet has no leather liner but still has the ring for the liner which has the chin strap holders on it one with a small bit of leather strap still attached.The helmet was recovered in June 2014 from a river bed in North Karelira the battlefield in Finland 1941-1944 . A lovely piece of iconic battle history from the this battle on the Eastern Front and comes with a A5 laminated information sheet with photograph of the helmet as it was recovered from the river in Finland. .
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