Allgemeine SS Model 1918 “ Type” Double Decal “Duckbill” Helmet, Purchased from Kelly Hicks- This very desirable helmet features a black finish that remains 40% intact, with moderate surface rust on the areas where the finish is missing. It is an Austrian produced helmet, and gets it nickname from the distinctive, upswept bill. The right side has a runic decal that remains a solid 85% intact. The left side has a party shield that remains 70% intact. The interior has a brown leather, three pad liner that is in very good condition. A majority of the stuffing is intact in the pads and there is a drawstring as well. The liner band is dark brown leather. The shell is a size 66. The chinstrap is brown leather with a metal snap clip at one end, the other end being fixed. It is in very good condition as well. A desirable example, with best in the business provenance. Priced to reflect its “as-found” condition!
- Item #: H-180