Looks to have been repainted black. Can probably with a little bit of work, get it to the original paint under it. The item “ORIGINAL WWII German M40 Helmet M1940 WEHRMACHT STAHLHELM with Liner” is in sale since Saturday, April 6, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets”. The seller is “mr.dogtags” and is located in Troy, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.