German model 1918 Steel Helmet
Rare Model 1918 pattern
Imperial German Model 1918 steel helmet. Recently obtained from an estate auction. Beautiful and all original last WWI steel helmet model. Grey green painted helmet body with 90% of painted surface intact. No damage or rusting to helmet body. Slight scratched area on back right side of helmet were seller tried to remove a price marker (see photo). Inside paint all present. Back panel has a large black letter "K" in center. Off to the side a smaller letter "J" can be seen. Stamped in metal on right inside is "W.66"
White leather 3 pad liner helmet to body by metal ring. Each liner unit has original pad inside (see photo). One side of M1918 leather chinstrap is missing. The part that remains has maker stamp "GEBRUDER STEUS ESSLINGEN A.M. 1918". This is an all original and untouched War Souvenir. Rare Model 1918 pattern. Great addition to any collection.
- Overall condition Excellent
- State / Country Prussian