Transitional Heer Helmets (M16 – M18) – German Helmet Vault

M16 Helmets. Unidentified maker size 64 – M18. Has a the earliest style single aluminium liner band, recogniseable by the thick rivets used to secure the leather. No size stamp imprinted in the leather but ink stamped in the inner shell; The helmet was roughly painted with the liner band in it, paint has spilled onto the band and the leather

About WWI & WWII German & Austro-Hungarian Helmets

The M16 and M18 helmets are fairly similar in appearance. The major difference is the chinstrap system. The M16 utilized the old M91 Pickelhaube chinstrap which attaches directly to keyed lugs which are riveted directly to the helmet's skirt. The M18 helmet did away with the archaic M91 chinstrap system.

Original German WWII Reissued M16 Double Decal Heer Army ...

These excess helmets underwent minor modifications in 1923 with the addition of provincial identifying shield decals and in 1931 with the development of a new chinstrap and liner system. Although helmet development was ongoing when AH came to power in 1933, the M16 and M18 helmets were still the main headgear worn by the Reichswehr.

MARKINGS & DESIGNATIONS... - Enfield collector

C7 5.56mm Diemarco M16 C7A1 5.56mm Diemarco M16 with optical sight C8 5.56mm M16 carbine (shorty) C9 5.56mm Minimi LMG C9A1 5.56mm Minimi LMG with optical sight C11 7.62mm Target Rifle C12A1 7.62mm Target Rifle with optical sight C28A1 Canadian Cooey rifle with pistol grip modification for drill purpose

Italy M16 - Brendon's Helmets

Italy M16. Also referred to as the " Lippmann Model " it is a two piece construction compared to the French made Adrian of four sections. This helmet has the crest spot welded and being rivetless eliminates some of the weaknesses at different points. The colour is grey-green. Italian Gunners wearing M16 helmets.

Understanding WWII German helmet insignia - Alexander and ...

Understanding WWII German helmet insignia

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Original Imperial German WWI M16 Stahlhelm Helmet Shell ...

Original Item: Only One Available. This is a very nice example of a totally original WWI German M16 Helmet shell, with a look and markings. The original green paint is still well retained inside the shell, with about 75% still present on the exterior, with the expected wear. It does not look to have been repainted at any time. The liner and split pins are all missing, very common to find …

A Short History of the German Steel Helmet of the Great ...

During the M16 helmet design phase one critical aspect was over looked, the need for a chinstrap.The solution was to rivet steel M91 Pickelhaube posts to each side of the helmet's skirt. The design would accommodate the chinstrap already being worn on the Pickelhaube, thus eliminating the need to design and fabricate a new chinstrap.

Used Original Imperial German WWI M16 Stahlhelm Helmet ...

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German M16 Helmet markings - Other Equipment - The Great ...

Can anyone familiar with the German steel helmet makers assist with identifying the partial markings on this apparent M16 Stahlhelm.? The stampings are found in the regular position on the left-hand side under-skirt. It could be something like A …

Combat models and makers – German Helmet Vault

Contents of this page The different German combat helmet models explained in detailFactories and shell markingsInspection stamps I. Models M16 and M18 These 2 models were produced during World War 1. After World War 1 the Reichswehr continued using them and when Hitler came to power in 1933 these helmets saw continued use up till 1945. I…

German steel helmet markings question - Uniforms,Cap ...

I've just back a German M16/M17 steel helmet shell that I acquired a number of years ago having been restored. It didn't look like this when I first got it - liner holes filled with car body filler, then covered with a thick layer of black paint, covering a layer of gold paint, rather sadly apparently covering what appeared to be much of it's original field-grey paint .

Understanding WWII German helmet insignia - Alexander and ...

Original M16 helmet with hand rendered MG insignia. This helmet was procured from an American WWI veteran's estate in the 1960s . The Freikorps. After the fall of the Kaiserreich in 1918 it wasn't long before German helmets with new insignia were being used.

The main German helmets of the World War 2

German helmet (Stahlhelm) M16, M17, M18. Model M16, as its marking says, started being produced in the 3 rd Reich in 1916 and was actively used by the Germans in WW1. M16 was made of a solid steel sheet with a forged method. M16 has a recognizable form - it has a large peak and a neck- flap, also there were so called "horns" on the side of ...

Combat models and makers – German Helmet Vault

Contents of this page The different German combat helmet models explained in detailFactories and shell markingsInspection stamps I. Models M16 and M18 …