East German DDR M56, Second Model, Steel Liner Fra
Perhaps in unissed condition, but lets say its not been on someones ''bonce'' for long. The outer factory finish is nearly 100% complete but with a couple of scratches from storage, rough finish intact, The pins are tight. The liner has that blond colour with just a tiny discolouring around the front edge, the leather chinstrap is supple and complete. Very nice unissued liner string tied to one of the liner tounges. This is what i call the second pattern as it has the ''Y'' type chinstraps but the WW2 pattern liner with steel band before plastic fiitings came into use.The helmet shell is tamped a size II and has a date stamp 63. So its nice to find a second pattern and one in such nice condition.