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Post WW2 helmet?

Article about: Hi traded a post WW2 German helmet. Was this helmet produced in the same factory as the Quist ones after the war? Any idea of the value of this helmet? I know the decals are repro.

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    Kevmo Thanks for the Intell on this,definitely a M55 (vent shaped like a donut) M40's Much more defined Vent hole.

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    What he meant was it is a genuine post war production helmet. It was actually produced in Germany after the war, possibly for a Berlin wall guard... (in other words).

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    I agree postwar lid with fake decal,i think if im correct didnt they wear lids like this upto the 60s ,, its an m40 style airvent not m35,the m35 had a seperate rivet style airvent bushing , this is pressed out, rgds Dave

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    yeah that's what i would say a post war German border guard helmet that someone added decals to, to pass it off as WW2. i have a similar one but without the liner pins that they did the exact same thing with but still a nice lid though

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    Here are some for sale at this website:

    M40 Steel Helmet from Hessen Antique

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