Headgear               

!Updated 08-12-14!

Fresh out of the woodwork is this very nice WWII IJA netted T90 helmet.  I actually looked at this helmet several years ago but the vet would not sell it.  Through a twist of fate I ended up with it and heat it is!  One of the nicest WWII Japanese helmets I have ever owned.  A Very Nice Imperial Japanese Army Helmet With Its Original Net.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $1495

A nice named Allgemeine SS NCO visor.  This is an early RZM ss visor with a second pattern skull and political eagle.  It has the owners name and standarte under the sweat shield on the inside.  His name was Johann Weiss of Standarte Germania.  I did find a ss man by the name of Johann Weiss who was a guard at KZ Majdanek.  He was tried and sentenced to death then his sentence was commuted to 10 years.  I'm not sure if this is the same guy though.  This visor will be a good research project.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $7500

A salty WWII German army tropical pith helmet.  This is the 2nd pattern tan felt variant of this pith helmet.  Don't miss out this helmet is priced to sell. Click on the picture below to see more images.  $225

A WWII German M35 Double Decal Police Helmet.  This is a salty but still nice M35 dd apple green police helmet.  The shell is an NS 64 and the batch number is D136.  As you can see from the photos the condition is heavily worn and was probably taken off a body judging by the liner and remnants of the chin strap.  Both decals and the shell paint are still in nice displayable condition.  This helmet is price very reasonably and should sell fast!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $995

A WWII German Beaded M40 Luftchutz Helmet.  Here is a nice beaded M40 luftschutz helmet.  The shell is a Q64 for the manufacturer Quist and the size is 64.  The batch number looks to be ND261.  The is in as found condition.  The liner is in tacked and half of the chin strap is still there.  Priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $395

A very nice Kriegsmarine EM/NCO'S overseas cap.  It is a very high quality tailor made navy cap.  On the inside lining you can see a makers stamp and a size 57 stamp.  Priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $500

A very nice early NSKK overseas cap.  This is one the neatest NSKK caps I have ever had.  It has very high quality hand embroidered NSKK patch that is mounted on the front.  A very attractive cap price right!  click on the picture below to see more images. $300

A very nice late WWII Imperial Japanese helmet with original combat cover.  The helmet is a late war type 90 military helmet.  The cover is a textbook combat style cover with foliage loops.  The helmet shell and cover both have number 9 on them.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $3895

A very nice M40 single decal army helmet by Quist.  The shell size is a Q and comes with its original chin strap.  This helmet came from a local estate sale a couple years ago.  It has the owners name on the rear skirt of the helmet and the shell size is Q64.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1150

A very rare WWII German smoke troops officers visor.  I have searched the internet for another one of these smoke troops officers visors and have not found a single one! This high quality war time visor is in excellent condition and would be difficult to upgrade its condition.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1895

A Very High Quality Luftwaffe Officers White Top Visor.  This is high quality private purchase white top officers visor.  The sweat shield says Deutsche Wertarbeit and has the Deutsches Leader logo impress in the sweat band.  The white top appears to be made of silk and is removable.  This is an excellent white top luft visor!!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $2195

A rare kriegsmarine U-Boat EM/NCO'S overseas cap.  This great German U-Boat overseas hat was a part of a large German navy collection I just bought.  These hardly ever come up for sale so don't miss out!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1995

This is a minty example of a WWII German army tropical overseas cap.  The insignia are machine applied and the grommets are the correct 2 piece style.  The liner is red with the appropriate ink stamps.  Dated 1142 and the manufactures name Hans Branel of Magdeburg.  The hat is a very nice large size 59.  This is a textbook German army tropical cap!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $795

A very nice medical officers visor with bullion insignia.  This great visor came with a large dagger grouping I bought over the summer from the daughter of the vet who brought it home from the war.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $795

=This M42 helmet came from the same estate as the M40 SD luft helmet above.  The shell is in good condition with some very cleanable rust.  It has a nice textured dark green finish.  Everything is in tact and un-messed with as found condition.  The shin strap is original and intact.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  Priced to sell $650

I just bought this M42 helmet with a grouping of items out of the woodwork.  The shell is in good condition but the liner has some damage.  It has a nice textured finish and everything is in tact and un-messed with as found condition.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  Priced to sell $400

This is a very nice fresh out of the woodwork M40 DD combat police helmet.  The shell is a SE64 and has a lot number of 7868.  This helmet still has its original chin strap and liner string. The decals have a very nice toned color and are almost completely intact.  This WWII German combat police helmet would be tough to upgrade.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $1995 ON LAYAWAY!

Sold Items!

The is a rare early 1st allgemeine SS EM NCO'S Gruppe West visor.  It is a textbook early ss visor that has the crusher style bill.  The sweat diamond on the inside says SS Gruppe West with the cap makers logo ci in a circle.  A rare opportunity to own and early Pre RZM allgemeine ss visor.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $5800 SOLD!

This is a super rare panzer officers beret with bullion insignia and its original helmet made by Erel.  The beret has bullion officers insignia which are almost never seen.  I was told that this was from Michael Beaver collection.  This is a spectacular piece of Panzer headgear.  Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

This is a nice combat warn luftwaffe EM/NCO overseas cap.  It is an unmessed with war time cap.  Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

A very nice allgemeine SS EM NCO'S M34 overseas hat.  A very nice allgemeine SS EM NCO'S M34 overseas cap.  This Allgemeine SS VT (SS-Verf?ungstruppe) overseas cap is in almost perfect condition.  This M34 overseas cap has the classic silvered Skull button which is marked with the rzm 63 and ss eagle on the side.  The inside has the date stamp in white VA 1937 with black oilcloth RZM SS tag and DOM Reichsfuhrer tag.  A hard to find textbook SS overseas cap!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $3995 SOLD!

A Very nice WWII German army tropical pith helmet.  This is an excellent German tropical pith helmet.  This is the 2nd pattern green felt variant of this pith helmet.  Don't miss out this helmet is priced to sell. Click on the picture below to see more images.  $350 SOLD!

A Salty M42 SD German Army Helmet.  This salty helmet came with a trunk full of items I just bought out of the northwestern US.  The liner size is a 57 I cant see any shell size or manufacturers code.  The batch number looks to be 290.  The helmet still has its original chin strap which is in very nice condition.  A nice Herr combat helmet that is priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $550 SOLD!

Very Nice Named Kriegsmarine Officers Visor with bullion insignia.  It has the name R?ermann sewn on the inside of the top.  There was a R?ermann F?nr.ing. U-52.(05.42) who was Engineering officer candidate listed which is most likely the owner.  The top is a removable top but the wreath is sewn to the tops front which I have seen a few times on these visors. $3895 SOLD!

This is a very nice WWII German army EM/NCO M43 cap.  This is a cool hat because it is an M42 overseas cap that was converted to am M43 during the war.  The cap was sent home by the vet in 1945 along with a gray and red Waffen SS fez.  A very nice converted M42 cap priced to sell.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $ SOLD!

A nice late war luftwaffe M43 cap.  This cap was bought out of the woodwork by a friend of mine a while back.  It is a typical late war rough texture wood with a matching wool trap.  The liner has the RB NR stamped on the lining and below it is the size stamp 56.  The liner also has a leather sweat band sewn in.  A very nice M43 priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images.

A nice double decal beaded M40 police helmet.  This helmet is and NS64 with a batch number E210.  The helmet also still has its original chin strap.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $495 SOLD!

A very nice Luftwaffe EM/NCO Fallschirmjager or flight visor cap.  This hat is in excellent condition and has a beautiful saddle shape to it.  An very nice luft visor that is priced to sell. Click on the picture below to see more images.  $750 SOLD!

Another very nice M40 single decal Luftwaffe helmet with its original chin strap.  This shell is an EF64 and the lot number is 942.  This helmet also came from a local estate sale a few years ago.  Its a nice combat warn helmet.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $950 SOLD!

A Hitler youth summer overseas cap.  This is a mint unissued Hitler youth overseas cap.  The hat still has it RZM tag on the inside and the stable that held the price tag on the back on the cap.  A nice HJ cap for a reasonable price!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $250  SOLD!

A Salty WWII German Army Tropical Pith Helmet.  This is a slightly salty German tropical pith helmet.  This is the 2nd pattern green felt variant of this pith helmet.  Dont miss out this helmet is priced to sell. Click on the picture below to see more images.  $285 SOLD!

A scarce field gray waffen ss fez with off white BeVo woven eagle, swastika and skull insignia.  These field gray waffen ss fez worn by Bosnian Muslims who were members of the two Croatian SS Divisions.  This ss fez came with the maroon ss fez listed below and the converted M42 cap listed above.  It was send home by the vet in 1945 as a gift to his nephews.  It is kind of neat because it is written under the sweat band of the fez.  It is in almost mint condition!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $1895 SOLD!

This is a very nice Waffen SS Handschar Division maroon fez.  This ss fez came with the gray ss fez and the converted M42 cap listed above.  It was send home by the vet in 1945 as a gift to his nephews.  It is kind of neat because it is written under the sweat band of the fez. Click on the picture below to see more images.  $1200 SOLD!

A nice imperial Prussian enlisted mans spike helmet.  This nice unmessed with Prussian enlisted mans pickelhaube.  It is complete with all its original parts.  Another neat this about it is its large side, it fits my head!  A very nice WWI helmet that is priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $900 SOLD!

A nice DD M35 Army helmet.  This helmet is an EF 62 and the batch number is 41416.  The paint and decals on this M35 Herr helmet are in very nice condition.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $2200 SOLD!

A Salty First Pattern WWII German Army Tropical Pith Helmet.  This is a salty but nice first pattern WWII Afrika korps pith helmet.  This helmet was made by Werner Pause & Co. Berlin.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $285 SOLD!

This is a nice field worn WWII German Heer EM/NCO'S M42 Overseas Cap.  This cap came from the family of an Australian vet who got it during the war.  It has the desirable t shaped eagle and cockade insignia. Click on the picture below to see more images. $695 SOLD!

A very nice cloth cover for an officers pickelhaube.  This is a very nice officers combat cover.  This would be a nice accessory if you have a salty officers spike helmet!  Click on the picture below to see more images.

An Original WWII German municipal police tschako (Shako).  This municipal police shako made by Erel and is size 55.  This shako is a little salty and the front plate is missing one of the 2 screw posts but it is priced accordingly but very displayable.  Click on the picture below to see more images.

A Very Rare Set Of SS Pith Helmet Shields.  This is a very rare set of shields for the ss pith helmet.  These shields are made by JFS and have the correct pin configuration on the back.  Very difficult to find!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1050 SOLD!

Beautiful Summer white top Luftwaffe officers visor with bullion insignia. This is an opportunity to own a very rare visor by the most most desirable maker, Erel.  This piece is in very nice condition with light staining on the top which can clearly be seen in the pictures.  There is also a couple of small moth holes on the blue bottom.  The owner's name, Leutnant Goetz Bangert, along with his field post number under his name, is written on the sweat band.  I have not investigated who this person was and this would be a great research opportunity for the new owner.  Size 56.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $1995 SOLD!

An very nice example of a German NSKK EM overseas cat.  The hat has a green NSKK eagle trap stitched to the side indicating which Motortroope unit this cap went to.  The lining is black cotton with the text book oil cloth RZM tag sewn in.  This is a nice worn example that is priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $350 SOLD!

This is a very nice Waffen SS Handschar Division maroon fez.  This ss fez was part of a large quality grouping I just bought out of the east coast.  The vet was in the 3rd Infantry Division and was the winner of the bronze star.  After the war he ha quite a distinguished legal career.  I will provide the name of the vet who brought this Fez home to the buyer.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $1300 SOLD!

A very nice allgemeine SS EM NCO'S M34 overseas hat.  A very nice allgemeine SS EM NCO'S M34 overseas cap.  This Allgemeine SS VT (SS-Verf?ungstruppe) overseas cap is in almost perfect condition.  This M34 overseas cap has the classic silvered Skull button which is marked with the rzm 63 and ss eagle on the side.  The inside has the date stamp in white VA 1937 with black oilcloth RZM SS tag and DOM Reichsfuhrer tag.  A hard to find textbook SS overseas cap!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $4995 SOLD!

A nice WWII German municipal police visor.  This police visor does not have any insignia but they would be easily obtained if you wanted to put them on.  The front stiffener is there but seems to be off some how.  There are also some moth holds in the visor which are pictured.  This visor was part of a large quality grouping I just bought out of the east coast.  This visor is priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $475 SOLD!

An Imperial Japanese Naval Landing Forces Helmet With Partial Net.  A salty but nice NLF late war helmet with partial camo net.  This helmet has the yellow painted anchor on the front of the helmet and original liner.  This helmet is in its original un-cleaned and un-messed with condition.  Priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $895 SOLD!

A Excellent WWII German  Multicolor woodchip Camouflaged M40 Helmet.  This is the best multicolor sawdust or wood chip Camo M40 helmets I have ever seen.  It is an army helmet as the interior is green.  There is a name on the liner  and a name on the rear apron of the shell.  The helmet also has it original chin strap.  I am sure this helmet will be in a book some day.  This M40 camo helmet was part of a large quality grouping I just bought out of the east coast.  The vet was in the 3rd Infantry Division and was the winner of the bronze star.  After the war he had quite a distinguished legal career.  I will provide the name of the vet who brought this helmet home to the buyer.  This is the best unquestionable German camo helmet on the market today!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $5200 SOLD!

A Very Rare Set Of SS Pith Helmet Shields.  This is a very rare set of shields for the ss pith helmet.  These shields are made by JFS and have the correct pin configuration on the back.  Very difficult to find!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $900 SOLD

A Salty WWII Luftwaffe M40 Single Decal Helmet.  This is a salty M40 single decal luft helmet with original chin strap.  I bought this helmet about a year ago from the daughter of the WWII vet who brought it home from the war.  Priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $750 SOLD!

A luftwaffe Baumuster SSK 90 flight helmet.  These leather covered steel plate helmets are kind of rare.  They were used early and for a short period of time in WWII.  A Scarce WWII luffwaffe flight helmet priced to sell! Click on the picture below to see more images.  $1895 SOLD!

A private purchase NSDAP political leaders Kreisleiter visor cap.  This Kreis level political leaders visor cap was part of a large collection I just bought.  It is a very nice private purchase visor made by Huthhaus Zeumer.  The visor is in excellent condition with the exception of the sweat band which is a torn up.  A very nice Nazi political leaders visor for the money!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1395 SOLD!

A scarce original Italian colonial infantry pith helmet.  This unmissed with Italian colonial infantry sun helmet is in excellent condition.  It is silk lined and has a cross stitch outer cover.  This pith helmet would be the center piece a nice addition to any headgear collection and is priced to sell.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $495 SOLD!

A very nice M40 single decal army helmet by Quest.  This M40 SD helmet is very nice and till has its original chine strap.  This helmet was part of a large quality grouping I just bought out of the east coast.  The vet was in the 3rd Infantry Division and was the winner of the bronze star.  After the war he had quite a distinguished legal career.  I will provide the name of the vet who brought this helmet home to the buyer.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1295 SOLD!

This is a nice Orts level political leader visor.  The out side of the visor is in very nice condition.  The inside has had the sweat band re-sewn back in poorly.  This does not detract from the appearance of the cap.  This is a very reasonably priced visor!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $550 SOLD!

An Early Allgemeine SS Overseas Hat Skull Button.  This is an early SS skull button for the early SS VT overseas hat.  If your SS overseas hat is missing one of these skull buttons its invaluable.  The back is marked 63 rzm and SS.  Priced to sell! Click on the picture below to see more images. $325 SOLD!

A very nice Kriegsmarine EM/NCO'S overseas cap.  This great WWII German navy overseas was a part of a large German navy collection I just bought.  It is a textbook example of German navy side cap.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $550 SOLD!

A Nice Late War SS M43 Cap.  This is an unusual late war SS M43 cap.  The cap is a late war luftwaffe hat with bevo SS skull and bevo eagle.  I am sure it is all period as the picker I bought it from bought it from the vet many years a go for $15.00. These late caps were worn by the Hitler Youth that were enlisted in to the Waffen SS.  Priced at what the insignia and hat would sell for separately.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1500 SOLD!

This is a scarce WWII heer transport EM/NCO visor cap.  This is a neat visor that has a crusher feel because of the folded upper front.  The visor is in very nice condition with the crisp light blue piping.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $695 SOLD!

 

A very nice WWII German army M43 cap.  This is a nice late war M43 hat that came with a large grouping from the east coast.  The buttons have come off the cap but I still have one.  The buttons are not difficult to find.  The vet was in the 3rd Infantry Division and was the winner of the bronze star.  After the war he had quite a distinguished legal career.  I will provide the name of the vet who brought this helmet home to the buyer.  A nice late war cap!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $895 SOLD!

This is a very early Allgemeine SS Visor hat.  This hat is from probably around 1932 just directly after the kepi. It has the early generic RZM tag grommet style air vents and large chin cord buttons.  It is a little salty but still is a very rare early SS cap missing from many SS collections.  The sweat band has 2 initial discs in it and because the cap is so early one might be able to trace who the owner was.  Don't miss out one of earliest Allgemeine SS Visors! Click on the picture below to see more images. $3295 SOLD!

A Very nice Waffen-SS M42 helmet with original chin strap.  This helmet came from the estate of a local WWII vet along with a few other nice items.  I will include the last name and a war time picture of the vet who brought this helmet home.  The shell is a CLK 64 and the lot number is 3217.  The decal is very nice and the over all condition is excellent.  The liner is dry and stiff but complete with no damage.  Very difficult to find SS helmets in this condition!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $8000 SOLD!

WWII German kriegsmarine sailors Donald Duck cap.  This is a nice Kriegsmarine "Donald Duck" cap.  These caps were worn by all Junior NCO’s and enlisted men.  The cap is in fine condition and the internal crown stiffening wire is still intact.  A fine cap priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $750 SOLD!

A nice J?er zu Pferde pickelhaube.  The outer shell appears to have been painted black some time in its early life.  The original  was also replaced at some time with a Prussian officer plate.  It should have a different front plate.  The under rim is marked for J?er zu Pferde Regiment 8.  A nice spike helmet at a reasonable price.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1495 SOLD!

A nice Waffen SS Handschar Division maroon fez.  The over all condition is nice but is was stored in a flat box so I have it on one of my heads to restore the shape.  The vet that brought this back must have visited Dachau because there was some other Dachau made ss insignia in the grouping of stuff.  I will provide the name of the vet who brought this tab home to buyer.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1050 SOLD!

Early imperial Japanese navy cherry blossom vented helmet.  This is and extremely rare IJN cherry blossom helmet.  I believe these are called M18 cherry blossom vented navy helmet.  The helmet has no liner.  The helmet has I believe the remnants of a name in white painted kanji on the rim which you can see on the inside pictures.  All on the liner spanners are present.  The over all condition of the paint is very good.  The anchor on the front is missing the left side bottom hook which is not very noticeable.  These helmets sell for about $8000 if they are complete this one is prices and a fraction of that!  One of the rarest of Japanese helmets at a reasonable price!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $3500 SOLD!

A Waffen SS Handschar Division maroon fez.  I just bought this out of Illinois from the family of the vet who brought it home.  It was most likely was acquired at Dachau after its liberation.  The tassel ties are not around the top of the tassels any more other then that its in nice condition.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1050 SOLD!

A Very Nice WWII Single Decal M40 Navy Helmet.  This is an excellent M40 SD navy helmet made by Quist.  It is a size 64 and I think the lot number is DN 442?  Anyway its a rare unmessed with WWII German navy helmet with almost 100% of its decal intact.  This is top condition piece that any collector would be proud to own!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1895 SOLD!

A 1886 Prussian EM/NCO spiked helmet.  This is a nice early Prussian officers pickelhaube.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1095 SOLD!

This is an original Waffen SS SD M42 helmet With COA By Kelly Hicks.  This helmet came with the other ss M42 I sold recently.  As you can see the decal is in great shape.  The liner leather is a little dry but intact has not been messed with.  The helmet maker and size is an EF 64 .  The batch number is 2478.  Don't miss out on this absolutely original and un-messed with SS SD M42 Helmet! Click on the picture below to see more images. $5895 SOLD!

Very nice original EM kurasier pickelhaube.  These kurasier helmets are also known as lobster tale spike helmets.  The inside is stamped with the makers name Lachmann Berlin and 16 which I assume is the year it was made.  This helmet is also priced well below retail to sell fast.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1495 SOLD!

A Very Nice WWII SS Winter Fur Hat.  This is an excellent war time SS fur hat with very nice zinc ss visor insignia set.  The inside is quilted and has the correct ink stamp.  I am fairly sure the SS eagle is a Assman and the SS Skull is a Deschler & Sohn.  This hat is being sold for the price of the insignia.  Click on the image to see large detail pictures. $2195 SOLD!

A nice WWII German municipal police visor.  Click on the picture below to see more images. Click on the picture below to see more images. $650 SOLD!

A scarce field gray waffen ss fez with off white BeVo woven eagle, swastika and skull insignia.  These field gray waffen ss fez worn by Bosnian Muslims who were members of the two Croatian SS Divisions.  This fez is in nice condition with the exception of some moth nips which do not go through.  It could be brushed to minimize the appearance of the nips.  This fez was part of a large Dachau grouping I just picked up from the grandson of the vet who brought it home.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1700 SOLD!

A Minty Deutsche Reichsbahn (German Railway) visor hat from the same estate as the SS M42 helmet.  It has the owners name written on a piece of paper in the sweat shield.  Priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $300 SOLD!

A very nice allgemeine SS EM NCO'S M34 overseas cap.  This Allgemeine SS VT (SS-Verf?ungstruppe) overseas cap is in almost perfect condition.  It came with a large grouping of stuff I just bought from the son of the WWII vet who brought it home after the war.  I will provide his name to the buyer.  This M34 overseas cap has the classic silvered Skull button on the front and eagle on the side.  The inside has the date stamp in white VA 1938 with black oilcloth RZM SS tag.  These are getting hard to find in any condition!  Click on the picture below to see more images. $3800 SOLD!

A Waffen SS SD M42 helmet Shell With COA By Kelly Hicks.  The helmet is in very nice condition with and almost perfect SS decal.  The liner leather is missing but the liner band is still intact and has not been messed with.  Don't miss out on this absolutely original and un-messed with SS SD M42 Helmet! Click on the picture below to see more images. $3800 SOLD!

Here is a nice WW II Japanese imperial army helmet.  I bought this Japanese T-90 helmet along with the Japanese canteen at a recent estate auction.  they were probably from the same solder so I am selling them together.  The helmet is missing the liner and the Imperial Japanese army canteen has a broken shoulder strap.  This helmet and canteen was probably taken from a dead solder because the Japanese did not surrender but fought to the death.  The helmet shell is marked with a star stamp and the kanji Dai which translated means "big".  A great addition to any headgear collection.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $495 SOLD!

This is a salty but original WWII German heer tropical pith helmet.  These helmets are also known as 2nd model DAK helmets.  Priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $195 SOLD!

A very high quality private purchase lightweight M43 gebirgsjager Bergmutze with edelweiss on the side.  I just bought this great mountain troops M43 with a large grouping of stuff from the son of a WWII vet who brought it home.  I will provide the name of the vet to the new owner.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $1700 SOLD!

This is a great M40 Single Decal Luftwaffe Helmet with original chin strap.  A very nice example of a mid-war Luftwaffe helmet.  The M40 shell is maker/size marked Q62 on the inside rim at wearers left.  The original grey-blue textured paint is in excellent condition. The eagle decal is about 90% intact.  The split-pins have not been messed with. The liner is size 55 and is in a very nice used condition with original string.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $895 SOLD!

This is a neat M35 single decal Luftwaffe helmet in relic condition.  The shell is in nice condition with all the spanners and the liner ring with felt.  This is a great displayable helmet.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $395 SOLD!

A nice named WWII Luftwaffe signal's EM/NCO visor cap.  The condition of the outside is very nice with only light moth nips mostly on the piping.  The interior is nice with the exception of the sweatband.  In the sweat shield the name of the owner (Uffz Stier) is typed on a piece of paper.  I have not done any researched the name of the owner.  The hat is size 60 of and is made by Franz Ritter.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  Priced to sell $475 SOLD!

A Nice WWII German municipal police Officers Tschako (Shako) Complete With Horse Hair Plume.  You just don't find police shako complete and in this condition every day so I was very happy when it was offered to me I was happy to buy it.  The last one of these I had sold in a day!  Click on the image to see large detail pictures. $1895 SOLD!

I recently bought this WWI Imperial Prussian pickelhaube from the grandson of the vet who brought it home.  I also bought is grandfathers Doughboy helmet and his fathers WWII leather flight jacket.  It is in nice solid condition only needing the chin strap and two kokardes and the top spike.  It size 58 and has another ink stamp which I can not read on the inside.  There is also some marking on the rear visor.  I will provide the WWI US Vets Name to the new owner.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $395 SOLD!

Fresh from a local vets estate is this great M40 Single Decal Luftwaffe Helmet with original chin strap.  A very nice example of a early-mid war Luftwaffe helmet.  The M40 shell is marked Q64 on the inside rim.  The original grey-blue textured paint is in excellent condition.  The eagle decal is about 95% intact.  The split-pins have not been messed with.  I accidentally broke the chinstrap while trying to unbuckle it and I just feel sick about it.  The chin strap is dated 1942 and the liner has the original string.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

This is a great WWII issued M1917 A1 helmet.  This helmet was bought from a picker who got it directly from the WWII Marine Vet.  I am trying to get the the vets name from the picker.  The top pin is missing so the liner is not attached by the shell.  The early first pattern chin strap is intact.  There is a white cross painted on the front which is WWII period done but I am not sure what it means.  This helmet was the forerunner to the M1 helmets and was worn by the US Marines in the Pacific theater.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $250 SOLD!

This is very nice un-messed with WWII German M42 helmet.  This helmet was a part of a large grouping I personally bought directly out of the woodwork.  The dome stamp is clear and visible on the inside of the helmet.  The liner is dated 1943 and the chin strap is intact and full length.  Click on the picture below to see more images. $695 SOLD!

A beautiful RZM extra quality Allgemeine SS Officers visor that was period upgraded from an Allgemeine SS EM visor.  This hat was brought back by a member of the 101st airborne, 506th E company.   It was most likely a SS medical Standartenoberjunker visor.  There is no mothing on the top and every thing about the hat is text book. the visor even still retains its nice saddle shape.  The visor bill has a few stitches that have broke loose on the ends and the orange padding is dried and falling apart a little bit.  These Allgemeine SS visors are getting very hard to find and in this condition almost impossible.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

Just in is this nice salty Luftwaffe signal's EM/NCO visor cap.  The condition is salty with a been there look it has some moth nips and is missing the eagle.  This hat is made by Leonhard Paulig and is a size 58.  The hat is regiment marked under the sweatband and is dated 1939.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  Priced to sell $365 SOLD!

Here is the other nice Luftwaffe NCO flight visor.  The condition is very salty but very nice.  It has a beautiful saddle shape and excellent insignia with the early drop tail eagle.  This hat is quality maker and is a nice large size (57 1/2).  The visor is also dated 1936.  An early visor priced to sell. Click on the picture below to see more images.  $325 SOLD!

A mint Luftwaffe leather winter flight helmet.  This helmet came in a grouping with the m42 helmet above  This helmet is a winter flight helmet  The tag on the inside says LKpW101.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  Priced to sell $225 SOLD!

This is a nice WWI German steel helmet.  The shell is great condition with no dents.  Some of the original liner is intact and the shell has the name and address of the vet who brought the helmet home written in pencil inside.  There is also another faint name written inside which might be the German owners name.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  Priced to sell $300  SOLD!

This helmet is fresh out of the woodwork.  I bought is from the wife of the WWII vet who brought it home from the war with a bunch of other souvenirs.  It is a very nice rough texture M35 Normandy camo helmet.  I will provide the vets name to the buyer. I have many pictures. This is an un-messed with helmet that has never been in a collection!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  $2200 SOLD!

Here is another nice Single Decal M42 helmet.  This was a direct Vets estate purchase and this lid has never been in a collection.  The shell is marked NS64 and has a batch number of 1854.  The helmet also has the name of the owner painted on the back (Rlage).  The split pins are a loose but this lid is fresh out of the woodwork and has never been messed with in any way.  Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

I am very proud to be able to offer possibly the best M35 double decal army helmet available in the world today.  The shell is stamped ET66 and 3606.  This helmet is   un-issued and as you can see it looks as if there was never a chin strap attached.  It has the early style un-reinforced liner and is dated 1937.  There is not much to say other then this helmet is for the collector who wants the best.  I have many pictures so please be patient Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

I just picked this great cap up today along with some medals and insignia from the nephew of the WWII vet who brought it home from the war.  It is a mint WWII German Luftwaffe enlisted/NCO M43 field cap (Luftwaffe Einheitfeldm?ze M43).  This cap is wool outside with one piece trap insignia and lined with 44 date and 57 size stamp on the inside.  This cap would be impossible to upgrade.  Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

I just got this mint Rural Police Tschako in with 3 other minty visors.  IT is made by Erel and it in stunning condition.  The quality this officers grade shako is amazing  This hat could be the center piece of any WWII hat collection!  Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

This RLB visor along with the police shako and infantry visor came from a very advanced collector.  It is probably made by Pek?o and is an absolutely top quality and condition visor.  A very rare and minty visor! Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

This helmet was brought back by a 101st airborne 501st PIR Vet.  It is a nice single decal M40 Army helmet.  The exterior is very nice with most of the decal and paint are still present on the out side of the shell.  The inside is rough and I think it might have been a death cut helmet.  I will provide the vets name to the buyer.  He was a well known personality during the war.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

Fresh out of the woodwork from the son of a vet is this Very Rare M40 Single Decal RAD helmet.  What makes this helmet even more interesting is that under the RAD decal you can see part of a Kriegsmarine decal which looks to be mostly intact under the RAD shield.  Helmets only last on my site a couple of days and this rare lid will surely will sell fast so don't miss out!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

I just bought this helmet and another M42 from my most gifted pickers.  He was at a house sale and asked the guy if he had any WWII stuff.  Turns out he was a vet and brought my buddy in to his basement where he pulled out 2 German M42 helmets.  This helmet is in great shape and is complete with chin strap.  The dome stamp is clear and visible on the inside of the helmet.  The helmet was made by NS and is a size 66.  It is also stamped D155.  M42 Helmets made by Vereinigte Deutsche Niketwerke are quite rare.  One of the liner rivets were replace buy the vet at some point with on he made but would be easy replaced.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

WWII imperial Japanese officers winter fur hat.  This hat is in excellent condition.  The interesting thing about this hat it I have never seen one with a bullion officers star on it.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

Fresh out of the woodwork is this Gladiator style Luftschuts helmet.  It is in nice condition and priced to sell!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

I just traded another helmet to get this one back!  A nice M35 single decal army helmet.  This helmet is an nice reissue helmet.  The liner has been replaces sometime before I bought it.  This helmet will make a nice display and its reasonably priced.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

This is the other M42 my picker brought from the vet who brought it home from the war.  This German M42 Helmet is marked NS60 D439.  This shell also has a clear dome stamp.  The chin strap is broken and is missing the buckle.  The liner has the German solders name written on it (Martr. Beckmann).  The shell retains most of its finish with the exception of a circle on the top of the shell which is worn off. Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

Fresh out of the woodwork is this nice WWI Imperial Prussian pickelhaube.  I just bought this along with the other spike helmet shell from the family of the vet who brought them home.  It is in good solid condition only needing the chin strap and two kokardes.  It is nicely marked and dated 1918 on the inside back visor.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

This is the other helmet I bought with the Prussian pickelhaube above.  I just bought these from the family of the WWI vet who brought them home.  It is just the shell and spike and is a great restoration project.  this one is dated 1912 on the inside back visor and has some other stamps visible.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

Very nice WWII US marine M-1 helmet with fixed bail and front seam.  This helmet is one of the nicest WWII helmets I have ever seen.  I bought this M1 helmet directly from the vet, he served in the pacific during WWII.  The helmet has the numbers 341 in the front of the helmet and the liner.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

WW II Japanese imperial army helmet.  This is a complete WWII Japanese M1932 Steel Helmet.  It has  the liner and chin cord intact.  This was a recent vet purchase.  SOLD!

Well my customer needed to raise some funds so I bought this nice helmet back.  It was fresh out of the woodwork, a nice salty combat M42 single decal army helmet.  The liner has the name Straeter written in it.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  Priced to sell SOLD!

A very nice Double Decal WWII German Auxiliary Police Helmet.  This helmet is complete with chin strap and liner.  This helmet was part of a grouping I just bought from a WWII vet who was a medic.  This helmet was most likely un-issued because he liberated all the other items from shops.  Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

Fire damaged WW II Japanese imperial army helmet.  I bought this Japanese T-90 helmet along with the Fallschirmj?er helmet shell that I sold a couple of weeks ago.  It appears to be camouflaged and  fire damaged?  If this helmet could talk!  It is missing the liner.  This helmet has the look that screams I was there.  A great addition to any headgear collection.  Click on the picture below to see more images. SOLD!

Very rare named apple green M35 combat police double decal helmet.  The helmet is marked Q64 and 2925.  The name written on the back inside is Hagedorn.  My Friend Bob Icbal from collectortocollectormilitaria commented that this was a great helmet.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

Here is a rare opportunity to own an absolutely original mint un-issued WWII Fallschirmj?er helmet shell.  This German WW2 luftwaffe paratrooper shell is in almost 100% condition.  The decal is perfect and the size of the shell is a whopping 71.  I doubt this shell ever had a liner in it.  All the original spanner bolts are also present.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

Here is a very nice WWII German M40 winter camo army helmet.  It was an indirect vet in purchase out of Wisconsin.  It is getting very had to find an original un-messed with helmets like this.  The color is a worn grayish white with the original green underneath that just speaks to you.  probably worn in the battle of the bulge.  The chinstrap is even original to the lid.  It is marked and dated 1942.  This lid will sell fast so don't miss out!  Click on the picture below to see more images.  SOLD!

Salty M35 Luftwaffa double decal helmet.  This is a nice large sized shell the liner has seen better days though.  Its a nice honest Luft DD Helmet.  Click on the picture below to see more images.  Priced to sell SOLD!

Here is the other nice Luftwaffa NCO flight hat.  The condition is excellent with the exception of a tinny snag or moth nip on the front of the top which is barley noticeable.  This hat is made by Robert Lubstein Berlin and is the nice large size 58.  The hat is also dated 1937 with the early drop tail eagle.  Priced to sell SOLD! Click on the picture below to see more images.

 

2nd pattern Allgemeine SS overseas hat.  This is one of the rarest SS overseas hats around because they were in wear for less then a year before the SS went to the cloth Scull.  These cap are often mistaken for panzer caps.  It is in minty condition and has a beautiful SS oil cloth RZM tage on the inside.  This is an absolutely genuine and rare SS cap.  SOLD! Click on the picture below to see more images.

Beautiful Summer wait Luftwaffe officers visor with bullion insignia. This is an opportunity to own a very rare visor by the most most desirable maker Erel.  This piece is in very nice condition with only light staining and one spot of minor ware on the top which can clearly be seen in the pictures.  This cap is both dated 5 16 38 and has a name Born written on the sweet band.  I have not investigated who this person was and is a great research opportunity for the new owner.  Size 58 1/2.  SOLD! Click on the picture below to see more images.

 

 

A very nice Luftwaffe NCO flight hat.  This hat is in excellent condition made by Wagner and dated 1936.  This hat would be very hard to upgrade and has not been messed with in any way.  This piece came with the other hat  below in a vets grouping that walked in to the OVMS show.  Reasonably prices at SOLD! Click on the picture below to see more images.