M42 “ventless”

  • M42 “ventless”
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This rare M42 helmet has often been incorrectly referred to as a M45. The lot numbers of the originals do not bear this out. Originals were produced by produced by Eisenh├╝ttenweke in the mid 1944 time frame. These helmet may have been the result of factory error or even an experiment. The helmet has been restored by painting it with a typical rough textured field gray finish. The helmet has been moderately aged.