Later war Q (Quist) M40 helmet.
Liner looks OK, can't comment on chin strap. Best wait for others to respond as these are not my forte.
Looks at some of the major dealers for comparative examples to determine price.
My greatest fear is that one day I will die and my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them
"Don't tell me these are investments if you never intend to sell anything" (Quote: Wife)
From what I can see by the photos, it appears to be either an unissued or very lightly used Quist M40, desirable Shell Size 66...
If you were given this one for Free, you've done very good for yourself....
A good Quist M40, looks to have had a "rough texture" over paint as the interior looks much smoother. Is there a decal hiding underneath the rough paint? Leon.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway
A very nice helmet for free. A good start for your German helmet collection.
A Great looking Plain Jane Quist! An Excellent pick up!
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Great condition! Especially if it was given to you. Win Win There Buddy
A great acquisition friend.
Check some dealers sites to get an idea of its current value.
Nice to see wperez appreciating your time, effort and advice chaps ,now the hard part has been done i guarantee we will see this sold on very soon