~ An original WW2 German 2nd pattern Deutsches Afrika Korps (DAK) Heer/army pith helmet ~
The helmet has a sand coloured cloth covered body with a narrow, fixed length head band and vent to the top.
A shield with the German flag is attached to one side, whilst the other side has a shield with the 3rd Reich Reichsadler.
The interior has a green cloth lining with a leather sweat band marked "JHS", & a layer of red inner lining.
~ Dimensions ~
The helmet measures 14 inches (cm) wide by 10.5 inches (26.6 cm) deep with a height of 7.5 inches (19.1 cm).
The inner measurements around the sweat band are 7.5 inches (19.1 cm) wide by 6.5 inches (16.5 cm) deep.
It weighs g.
~ Condition ~
The helmet is in good original condition.
A few extremely tiny holes along the brim. The red inner felt has a large tear, the stitched rim is largely missing.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £15 or the helmet can be collected from our store based withi nthe Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.