Object Title

Stahlhelm

Stahlhelm

Date

1918

Object Number

IV.1881

Provenance

Purchased by private treaty from Mike Long Ltd, Fine Antique & Modern Arms, Armour, & Militaria, 16 June 2001.

Physical Description

The leather lining is a soft leather M31, stamped size 59. Has the cutaway at either side found on some M18s, to aid hearing. It is painted dark green with an eagle and swastika badge at the left.

Inscriptions and Marks

Lining, stamped: 59

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.