M38 Paratrooper Helmet - Steel Replica - Grey

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The Fallschirmjäger (Paratroopers) were a German military unit during World War II, they were perceived as the elite infantry units of the German military. The M1938 helmet was designed especially for the Paratroopers, it was improved on its predecessor the M1937. It incorporated four hollow-bore spanner bolts, the liner system was completely redesigned with heavy rubber padding on the sides and crown with an improved aluminium liner band ring, later models incorporated a zinc plated steel ring. The support lining was constructed out of two pieces of leather sewn together in the center in which twelve holes were cut to allow for venting.

This is a M38 helmet, replica based on the version used in World War 2. This reproduction, comes complete with liner and all the correct fittings. The shell is made of heavy gauge steel, paint field grey, with M38 steel pattern bolts, and has sponge rubber padding. The liner and chinstrap are made of oxhide leather, with a metal buckle, snaps, and is adjustable. The chinstrap has one side coloured blue/grey and the other brown. It is full size and wearable. Item may vary in appearance to images displayed depending on stock.

Use during war games, airsoft/paintball, re-enactments, films, fancy dress/cosplay, or add to your militaria collection as a great display item.

Type: M38
Authenticity: Reproduction
Colour: Field
Material: Steel, Leather
Size: Medium (58-59cm)
Weight: 1.5 kgs approx.
Theatre: WW2
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