German soldiers M40 steel helmet, relic condition with copper wire camouflage band. The helmet is in solid relic condition rusted overall with several fine holes though the shell. Areas of a deep green paint remain on the outside. There is no liner present but the helmet was found with single thick copper wire loosely fixed for holding vegetation camouflage in place. Acquired from a local collector with several other items in a hunting trip in 2018. Recovered from the battlefield around Houffalize in the Ardennes where the 116th panzer division fought in the 1944-1945 battles. The helmet has been in local collection up until 2018 when it left the Ardennes area for the first time since the war.
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