Rare German Model 1935 SA Standarte “Feldherrnhalle” Double Decal Helmet-A rarely seen item! The SA Standarte Feldherrnhalle unit was used to supply honor guards at important party headquarter installations. For this guard duty, the personnel wore these Model 1935 double decal helmets. The smooth brown finish on this example is top notch, remaining 99% intact! The left side decal, which depicts a stylized picture of the Feldherrnhalle monument over a red field, is almost perfect and 99.9% intact with crazing. A close examination reveals the outline of a Luftwaffe eagle which has been covered by the new brown finish. This is the textbook configuration for these style helmets! The right side has a mobile swastika over a silver shield that is extremely nice as well, checking in at 96%. The interior has a light brown leather liner that is a size 55. The liner has minor discoloration and moderate wear but remains soft and supple. There is a sleeve inside the helps to adjust the helmet for a better fit to the individual. It has a drawstring and an aluminum, reinforced liner band that is manufacturer marked, dated (1938) and size stamped 62/55. The side of the interior is stamped NS 62, indicating production by Vereinigte Deutsche Nickelwerke, Schwerte in a size 62. The rear skirt is stamped with the steel lot number of D.26. This example also has a brown leather chinstrap that is maker marked and dated 1938. A scarce and collectible helmet!
- Item #: H-177