~ Circa WW2 German Made Norwegian M42 Helmet ~
A Second World War German made Norwegian M42 helmet.
After WWII Norway reused a large number of German helmets. These helmets were left behind after the surrender of German Forces
in Norway .
This helmet has evidence of repainting and has had double Norwegian army decals added.
It is complete with the original leather liner and chin strap.
The helmet is stamped with the makers mark of ‘E.T.’ for ‘Eisenhüttenwerk Thale’ (Ironworks located in Thale, Germany) and the
helmet size which appears to be ‘60’.
It is also stamped with the lot no. ‘3916’.
~ Dimensions ~
The helmet measures 29.5cm (11 ¾ inches) front to back and 25cm (9 ¾ inches) side to side with a depth/height of approximately
15cm (6 inches).
The liner has a circumference of 56cm (22 inches).
The helmet weighs 1.38 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The helmet has signs of wear but is in good condition none the less.
There is evidence of repainting and removal of decals at some point (most likely German decals removed when converted to
The decals themselves are a little worn and have lost some detail.
The leather liner is a little worn to the edge with some small cracks/splits but is otherwise very nice.
The leather chinstrap is in good order.