Model 1917 German Steel helmet in “Feldgrau” paint.
Very nice example of the M1917 German helmet painted in fieldgrey colour. The German steel helmets have characteristic lugs which are available in six sizes. This particular helmet is in size 64.
Inside of the helmet there is visible manufacturer stamp B.F 64. It is stamp of the F.C Bellinger in Fulda one of the steel helmets manufacturer. Number 64 indicate size of the helmet. On the rear apron there is also visible black stamp with number 61. The liner of the German steel helmets consist of three leather pads, filled with pouches made of horse hair.