Some decals were purposely removed, others have been worn off or painted over. All three liner retaining rivets are intact. The interior of the helmet is an M31 leather liner with six out of eight fingers intact and the original liner cord is present. The chin strap tip has been broken off at the last notch most likely due to wear.The shell is marked with slightly faded, but visible maker and size'Q62'. Q' is indicating production by the'F. The'62' is the size. The reverse side of the back neck guard apron has a stamped serial number N172 that is very defined and visible.
This was given to me by my Grandfather who was a veteran in WWII in the Air Force. If you need additional photos or have other questions please feel free to ask.
This helmet is an original and was not changed/modified nor any attempt to restore any part of it has been made. The item "Authentic WW2 GERMAN M40 HELMET SIZE Q62/N172 Mark MUST SEE Single Decal MN RARE" is in sale since Tuesday, August 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "miceng-22" and is located in South Ozone Park, New York.
This item can be shipped worldwide.