The helmet's color may appear very dark but it's only the leather cream that protects the shell from moisture to prevent any rust of the years in my museum collection, the helmet has a nice darker apple green finish. The "insignia" is complete and very well preserved for it's age and use.If anyone requires additional photos, please ask and I will send. The item "WWII German Wehrmacht Heer Steel M35 Helmet lovely Original from Belgium Museum" is in sale since Sunday, October 15, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "hawaiianislandsoahu" and is located in Western Cape. This item can be shipped worldwide.