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Third Reich Luftschutz One Piece Gladiator Helmet
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A one piece "gladiator" style helmet as worn by Luftschutz air defense volunteers. The helmet is painted black (or a blue so dark that it pretty much looks black). The exterior paint is approximately 85% intact, with some light surface rust on the exterior. The interior has a liner of 9 fabric tongues and a pad in the dome of matching fabric. The liner is lacking a drawstring, if it ever had one. The rear of the helmet has four leather tabs onto which a protective leather neck drape could be attached. The chin strap is present and it is of the stiff, celluloid, style. The helmet does not have a decal and it does not appear that it ever had one.