Here are some facts behind it. This model is a M40. Which means it was created in the year of 1940, Hence the name. In most cases this is quite rare. This model has double decals. On one side, is Germany’s country flag, and on the other (outline is still visible) was the eagle and swastika. Thank you for your time! The item “WWII German Authentic helmet” is in sale since Thursday, October 19, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Hats & Helmets”. The seller is “jacowaycaste_0″ and is located in Elizabethton, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States.