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Need Help - M16 German Helmet - completely original?


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Hi to all.,


I need help checking if this helmet is completely original, from the paint, the chinstrap, to the liner.


All the best.,










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Chinstrap leather is likely a modern made and artificially aged replacement leather strap. The metal fittings on the chinstrap may or may not be original WW1 era fittings.


Can we see close up image of the stitching on the chinstrap where it attaches to the adjustment buckles, and a closer view of the rough texture on the chinstrap leather, both front and back side of the strap (inner back side of strap, I should clarify). Both sides of the strap should be smooth finished on original WW1 era chinstraps.


Best Regards,



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