WWII German Schutzpolizei Officer Tschako-The black leather trim, visors and black top cover identify this as Municipal (including National) Police. The tschako has the standard exterior in tight, Police green wool/felt over the fiber helmet shell. There is slight minor discoloration and wear The upper sides have the two large ventilation holes with mesh screens.The metal eagle is a very crisp, highly detailed one piece silver finish. The removable cockade is also an officer version in silver bullion with black trim and a red felt center section.
The black trim shows the usual age and wear the visors are in good condition, remaining tightly affixed The scaled metal officer chinstrap is also matching to the eagle plate with intact Buckle parts The interior has a brown tan leather sweatband marked maker Erel that is super clean and soft. The light brown cloth, two-piece liner that is super clean as well.
There is a manufacturers label on the top of the dome, identifying the maker as eReL (says eReL Tschako). So you could say this is a double marked Erel The cap is a size 57 A excellent example and condition with No mothing or nips I have front eagle plate can supply more photos.
Note for those that are watching I just wanted all to know that the black top is a special waffle pattern design most other shakos have smooth finish this is very unique of the maker Plus it has a built in catch to hold the plum sorry I dont have this. The item "Ww2 German Uniform Police Shako Helmut By Erel 100% Original Size 58" is in sale since Wednesday, January 10, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "lastfrontline" and is located in Dolton, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.