Object Title

Stahlhelm

Stahlhelm

Date

1918

Object Number

IV.1652

Provenance

Possibly Old Tower Collection. Found Bowyer Tower February, 1992.

Physical Description

Geometric camouflage pattern of brown and green. Retains original lining.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 165 mm (6.5 in.), width: 220 mm (8.7 in.), depth: 300 mm (11.8 in.) Weight: 0.8 kg (1.8 lb)

Inscriptions and Marks

Under left chin-strap attachment, punched: Si62below left chin-strap attachment, in faint black paint: 62nape: a '4' and 'k' are interlaced in black paintnape, in black script,: an illegible nameunderside of intact leather pad: illegible half-ovular stamp

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

See M J Haselgrove and B Radovic, Helmets of the First World War, Schiffer, Atglen PA, 2000 for helmets of this type.