First Pattern Luftwaffe Tropenhelm - Pith Helmet
A very nice example of a cork bodied 1943 dated Luftwaffe Tropenhelm, complete with all original insignia and chinstrap named to Obgfr. Letz.
Overall condition is very good, free from damage and with distinctive six segment cotton cloth covering of this first pattern helmet, remaining clean.
Inside, the brim is covered in a green cloth. The sweatband shows only light use, with good clear stamps to the inside.
Both insignia are original to the helmet and whilst the national shield shows some loss to the colours, the second pattern Luftwaffe zinc eagle is excellent and in itself a very rare item, facing as it does to the right, rather than the left as with the caps.