It has the patina but dont take a yes or no from me becuase my specialty is german helmets. Sorry I cant help.
I have a Gustav Brehmer of the same early quality so I give it a big
" When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "
It's a nice original buckle.
Thanks for your replies Will, Dan and Erno. Dan, I like the look of your buckle.
Far from being an expert but i like it!....
It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...
a very nice worn Assmann .
Is a pity missing the leather tab ..........
I'm searching for
special SA/NSKK/NSFK with maker marks
Link to my collection : http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/album.php?albumid=1175
Thanks Gunny and Markus. I was looking to get a tabbed one but this came along at the right price.
A very nice and in great condition M/4 39 F.W. Assman & Sohn, Ludenshied example.. Gwar