This is an old helmet and has obvious signs of wear and tear. The leather around the rim is brittle and coming loose in several places and the wire around the rim is exposed.There is minor surface wear to the outside of the helmet. The helmet comes complete with the correct army national pins for both sides of the helmet. The red felt on the inside of the helmet is torn in two places, but it has the original sweat band. The green felt on the bottom side has signs of mothing, but when on display this does not effect the overall appearance of the helmet. Please see photos for condition.
The item "ORIGINAL WW2 Dated 1942 German DAK Afrika Korps PITH HELMET WWII DESERT" is in sale since Wednesday, February 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "kingsway-antiques" and is located in Midland, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.