Dont risk it.
Looks very suspicious, decal applied over pitting etc. I'd walk away.
I wouldn't chance it.
made to look old
Hi , not one for me.I do not like the way the decal rests on the rusted shell , I think this has been artificially aged all over in a tank of fluid to give the impression of a ground dug relic. Leon.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway
i would pass on this one
One of the newer class of fakes we're seeing these days...Fake Relics
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
A closer photo of the decal is needed to assess exactly what has gone on with this lid as with all helmets !!
The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings