GERMAN WWII M38 LUFTSCHUTZ BEADED GLADIATOR AIR DEFENSE HELMET
GERMAN WW2 LUFTSCHUTZ STEEL STAHLHELM AIR RAID PROTECTION HELMET - ORIGINAL
This is a M1938 beaded Luftschutz Gladiator German helmet.
"Stahlhelm Luftschutz , Originallack und Abzeichen, ungereinigtes Stück"
The helmet still has all three of the original permanent liner rivets, with some surface rust on the paint and no dents.
The Luftschutz decal is 85% complete with a few scuffs and wear, with a lovely yellowed patina.
The helmet liner is missing the string and some of the leather tongues have damage were string was pulled threw.
The chin strap is still present and in very good condition, with some wear to the finish.
Manufacturer Code: RL2 39/21
Information on the inside decal states:
gemäß § 8 Luftschutzgesetz
Höchstpreis 8.50 RM
This indicates the pricing and distribution information: Distribution approved according to Section 8 Air protection legislation.
Liner size 58. The markings are mostly clear, with just a bit of wear.