We placed a helmet on it for size comparison see photos. German is also a great resource for german helmet information. This helmet retains about 85% of its original apple green smooth parade paint. The book is superb in its photgraphic treatment and depicts many outstanding helmet examples. What it is is a very good overview of the german helmet. We also offer a few book selections, primarily wwii books. This should be a great resource for collectors wondering if the ss runic decal on the helmet they are perhaps looking at buying is not only authentic but is the. Excellent photos of liners, decals, insignia and all major types and models of wwii german helmets. The baer book is a 1st edition 1985 print and considered the bible among collectors. I051 the history of the german steel helmet 19161945 by ludwig baer. Excellent reference book for german weapons, uniforms and insignia 1841 1918. The helmet is a nice early 1937 m35 double decal heer in good condition. Online catalog of authentic militaria from ww1 ww2. Great closeup photos of original decals, liners, liner bands, and chinstraps.
Excellent reference book for the ww2 german helmet enthusiast. We have over 2,100 items of original german imperial and third reich edged weapons, parts and accouterments, as well as outofprint and current militaria reference books. The canvas covering is also in good condition with minor wear. Excellent reference book for german swords, bayonets, daggers, knives and their makers. Just received my german helmet about a half hour ago and wanted to let you know that it is awesome and this has been a great buying experience for me. The shell size is always larger than the liner that fits the helmet. Specializing in ww1 ww2 german but also including japanese, british, and american civil war. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. A great pictorial reference on the german steel helmet, featuring examples from the finest collections in. The narrative is generally well written but it is not a 100% complete reference. The reference guide will outline the various models and uses of helmets worn during wwii. Ww2 german helmet decals german repro decal luftschutz wing single product id. This book is an exhaustive research on german helmet production from ww1 through the end of ww2. Wwi m1916 camouflage german combat helmet griffin militaria.
Buy ww2 nazi german helmets, badges, daggers, uniforms swords, medals, flags, banners, hats, signs, pennants, photos and all other types of ww2 german militaria for the fairest prices available. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Great for reference book for the militart collector, historian, modeler, or reenactor. This thread is an ss runic decal reference thread whereby wrf helmet collectors can quickly compare ss decals and learn the various styles, makers, patterns and shell applications. Kens book is absolutely the best reference currently available at a reasonable price. I encourage you to look at the series of youtube videos i prepared a few years ago in conjunction with the now defunct wilson history and research center. Both in excellent condition only showing minor shelf wear. Our refurbished german helmets start off with original wartime german military helmet shells. Looking forward to purchasing another helmet in the future, probably a luftwaffe. This is a textbook example of the wwi m1918 shell being reissued during the mid war timeframe around 194243 for use when the factories couldnt keep up. Our original helmet shells are painted with custom mixed industrial enamel, not model or hobby paint.
Sold original wwii german reichskarte reich map certified by the gettysburg museum of history. It is our intent to produce a series of youtube videos this summer on this topic which is near and dear to my heart. Rare german sa feldhernhalle honor guard helmet with possible commanding officer painted white band. Ww2 german helmet decals bordered police pair product id. Unfollow german helmet to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Although a very slim volume unexpectedly so this book contains a great deal of information. There is a whole industry of faking german helmets, fixing them up. These are available here and cover a wide range of german wwi and. A great pictorial reference on the german steel helmet. German ww2 luftwaffe book the blonde knight of germany eric hartmann signed. German militaria and reference books for sale bayonet.
For more information on the history of these harnesses please see ludwig baers the history of the german steel helmet 19161945. Although the back cover blurb purports this to be a masterclass on the identification and collecting of wehrmacht combat helmets. Over 140 pages in a convenient 6x9 format over 150 pictures and illustrations full color soft cover chapters on construction and design easytouse grading system. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel.
And there is a parts and liners page, featuring original helmet parts, chinstraps, original wwii german helmet liners, chin straps and original liner split pins for sale for wwi and wwii german helmets. German headgear in world war ii, a study of german hats and helmets book each peaked hat is shown from four angles, including interior, and insignia detail. Ww2 german helmets ww2 german militaria collectibles. M38 tan leather liner with a central stitched seam, twelve circular ventilation holes and black. Original ww2 m35 german army chromed helmet with liner in good condition. From military swords to daggers helmets medals badges bayonets and uniforms. A very scarce large format map issued by the nsdap nazi party government for both motorist and official use. Four early, first pattern, vented, steel, spanner bolts. Reference books german helmets 19331945 volume i a collectors guide by.
The book in question is a self published book by author peter nash on german combat helmets 1933 1945. It also gives additional info regarding the other parts that make up the helmets. Ww2 german m42 helmet a rare qvl size 62 helmet with original green painted finish. Jan meland is a man of discerning taste and an excellent eye for originality.
If you are going to collect german helmets, buy this book first. The classic presentation of the development of the german stahlhelm. See more ideas about german helmet, helmet and german. The book goes direct to the subject of german helmets. Nothing quite like a ww2 german helmet in your hands. A very outstanding updated and needed reference book. The book is out of print, so check ebay and military forums for a copy. Collector bookstore is a retailer of new books located in leavenworth, kansas. The history of the german steel helmet 19161945 by ludwig baer plus german helmets 19331945 a collectors guide by terry goodapple and ron weinand. Great for rifle, bayonet, head gear, uniform, insignia collectors. German helmet archives gettysburg museum of history. Learn what you need to know before you buy a german helmet. This helmet appears in at least two different reference books released by bender in the 1990s. Once considered the bible of german helmet collecting.
Wwii german helmet collectors reference books5 wwii german helmet collectors reference books on sep 25, 2019. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. After the war, many countries rounded up all of the german equipment helmets included and modified them to their own militaries. The shell is constructed out of a stamped piece of. Here we have a m40 style german helmet reissued to norway. In the reissue process, norway would paint over the helmets, replace the decals and replace the liners. The measurement is taken from the inside circumference of the helmet, where the dome meets the neck flange or in other words where the liner would be if fitted to the helmet. Our wwii helmet reference guide is organized by country. Michael wittmann and the tiger commanders of the leibstandarte 1st edition. Claims of better, safer german motorcycle helmet arent exactly hard to find, but some researchers from shanghais fudan university have now made some progress in an area that has previously proven to be particularly tricky for motorcycle helmet makers. Liners, straps, etc and who made them, when, where, material used, etc.1588 263 1289 350 851 93 489 333 1030 1102 791 222 354 213 875 594 489 760 1086 1112 674 1455 1014 1156 123 1522 154 553 957 269 690 545 1011 1174 636 1047 641 605 928 1219 1051