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  German M40 Combat Helmet - Multi-Colored Camouflage (1:4 Scale)
German M40 Combat Helmet - Multi-Colored Camouflage

Gearbox Toys German M40 Combat Helmet - Multi-Colored Camouflage




 
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Gearbox GBX305 German M40 Combat Helmet - Multi-Colored Camouflage (1:4 Scale) "The German soldier is to be tough as leather, fleet as a greyhound, and hard as Krupp steel."
- Adolf Hitler discussing the creation of the new German soldat

The M1940 helmet first appeared in March 1940 following a redesign of the manufacturing process which now incorporated more automated stamping techniques. The first helmets issued received only one decal on the left side of the helmet. In 1943 this factory applied decal was discontinued in order to comply with orders issued by the Supreme Commander of the Wehrmacht. Helmets of this type were characteristic of having rolled edges and stamped air vents that were embossed directly into the steel shell. Paint configurations ranged from medium to very dark (almost black-green in color) with various degrees of texture. Some helmets also exhibited a "slate grey" color that was either field or factory applied. The interior of the helmet remained smooth painted unless it was factory or field modified and then re-issued. Many M1940 helmets appear heavier in weight when compared to M1935 or M1942 helmets. This is specifically true of helmets that were manufactured by the Quist firm. These helmet shells are generally well formed and heavy compared to other German helmets of the era. Most M1940 helmets received the second pattern zinc liner band system. However, those introduced in 1940 and early 1941 often have the first model aluminum liner bands. These are appropriately date marked between 1940 and 1943 (courtesy German-Helmets.com).

Pictured here is 1:4 scale German M40 WWII helmet painted in a multi-colored camouflage pattern. Comes with black lacquer bust. Now in stock!

Dimensions:
Height 4.5 inches from base of bust to crown

Features
  • Die-Cast Outer Shell
  • Detailed Liner
  • Authentic Graphics
  • Adjustable Chin Strap
  • Custom Packaging
  • Real Leather Strap
  • Height 4.5 inches from base of bust to crown

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.


  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Thank you January 3, 2013
Reviewer: Peter Ackling from grafton, nsw Australia  
Got the helmet today 3/1/2013. Like the look of the helmet. Thank you.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
German M40 February 19, 2012
Reviewer: Jerry C. from Firestone, CO United States  
Love the attention to detail. Will display very nicely with my matching American helmet. Shipping was super sonic-thanks Motor Pool!

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