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1978.31.0008 (Helmet)

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Pith sun helmet (World War II); olive green felt body; green leather trim on brim; exterior dark green felt hat band; 2" ventilation knob on top; black, white & red striped metal shield on right side; black & silver Nazi eagle & swastika shield on left side. Green leather chin strap with metal buckle & fittings; dark green cotton cloth lining; leather headband & metal fittings; red felt liner-head-support; aluminum wheel at center top for adjusting & removing ventilation knob. Exterior of leather headband marked "Germany 7 1/8, J. Von Ritter"; interior of leather headband marked, "3 - 42 (date), 58 (headsize in cm), F. ST. L. (maker's mark), 60N".


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