It differs from the regularly seen M16 in that the frontal lip or visor is set far higher up the helmet. This is a very displayable example of a rare variation of the First World War German steel helmet.
FROM MY RESEARCH (I MAY BE WRONG), THIS HELMET IS A WORLD WAR ONE - 1st PATTERN - TYPE B - RIMLESS (RAW EDGE) - BRITISH BRODIE MILITARY HELMET. ISSUED TO TROOPS IN 1915. IT'S NON-MAGNETIC, SO NOT FROM THE VERY FIRST BATCH OF 4,440.
This cap appears to be a 1910 model Imperial German (Prussian) Infantry other ranks Mutze. (Field cap) as worn in WW1. Silesia is now part of South Western Poland, and Breslau is now Wroclaw. Original ww1 German cap/hat.
WW1 British Brodie helmet with replica liner and chinstrap. Has been converted from a MK2 helmet and been repainted with correct WW1 wartime paint, and fitted with WW1 Brodie repro liner and repro chinstrap, contains no harmful materials so save to own unlike the original liners.
Extremely rare send home trophy helmet. 100% original and hidden away until now,block camo first war helmet taken by a British lieutenant in the BEF (British expeditionary force). this was then sent to his father.
A relic German M16 helmet ground recovered from the Passchendaele Region recently, scene of fierce fighting in 1917. Excellent integrity to the metal. Its exactly what it says, its relic so it has a few minor holes mainly from its being in the ground a century. UK trackable shipping - Can ship abroad
100% genuine issued 1ww British army officers hat, comes with original cap badge leather strap and badges. Condition though worn and has the sweat stains to prove it, the hat comes in remarkable condition considering the age. Medium size.
An original example of a WW1 BRITISH ARMY STEEL HELMET. This originally from the Alain Rodeoux Collection on the Somme. During the 60's and 70's Farmers brought everything they found to Rodeoux. The helmet in semi relic condition but still sturdy and strong.An interesting example that has" been there".
Old flying goggles of WW1RFC style and of high original design quality. Featuring 2mm thick dark green glass to avoid glare when banking into the sun, soft fur and leather face piece and elastic strap. I believe these are made from the design from patrickwilson.com, they look so very similar and utterly authentic. They were based on his father's WW1 aviation goggles. Some general wear but the elastic is good and the glass is not cracked. It comes with a soft leather WW1 style flying helmet, (large size) of a more recent date. It is unmarked and in excellent condition. The manikin is for display only.
This is a very interesting and genuine ww1 French Artillery helmet. It is a casque Adrian and is complete with original liner and chinstrap. The lining padding around gaufrettes is made from original Horizon Blue uniform material.
Other Ranks Service Dress Cap Model 1905 covered in drab wool fitted with narrow leather chinstrap with brass slides and retained with brass GS buttons. black leather sweat band and black oiled liner wit WD stamp dated 1915.
Here i have a German ww1 MI6 helmet in fair but complete condition, the helmet has approx 50% of its original pea green paint remaining. The liner is in a good complete condition with the liner band stitching intact, the leather pads are still quite supple.
The Stahlhelm were introduced when the Pickelhaube was found to provide insufficient protection for trench warfare. The M17 model took the form of a slight re-design of the M16 helmet, but with some wartime economisations made to the liner.