German model 1934 helmet, issued to Police/Polizei. Nice example m34 Polizei helmet, rare early variation with rivetted airvents, made by Thale in Essingen. Shell has no cracks, bumps or holes, obvious wear and paint losses, this one has been issued and clearly used. Factory semi gloss black finish. The liner is made out of tan leather, and in good supple condition. All it’s 9 “fingers” are complete. The size marking is ink stamped on the leather and reads 56 (US size 7). Shell is clearly stamped with the sitting Lion/DRP logotype, from the Thale factory. DRP stands for: Deutsches Reichs Patent / Pattented in the German Reich. Also a big E is stamped next to it. Thale is known from the ET markings on Wehrmacht helmets aswell. The liner is attached to the helmet by split 4 rivets. The chinstrap is made out of black leather and is in good condition. It has the early double sliding buckle system. If you have any questions, or need additional pictures, please let me know, I’ll try to respond as quick as possible. A great addition to any collection! Trough the European Union. Please, don`t pay untill I send you an invoice! This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets”. The seller is “flakone” and is located in this country: BE. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Germany
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Conflict: WW II (1939-45)