Original German WWII Rural Police Motorcycle Crash Helmet by EREL - Size 59

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This is a very nice Genuine WWII Rural Police Motorcycle Crash Helmet in brown. It is a molded, smooth, brown leather helmet with raised, padded, protective bars running horizontally around the helmets bottom edge, and another one running from front to back over the crown top. Helmet has a ventilation grommets with screen to each side of crown. These are identical to the "Metropolitan issue", except that they are brown, and not black.

Front center of helmet features a German WWII Police stylized national eagle, which looks to be silvered aluminum. The eagle is still held in its correct position, and has all of the silvering intact. Helmet has a short brown leather visor stitched to front and stitched on, extended, brown, grained, leather, protective side and rear panels. Side panels each have a vertical half-moon shaped, ear cut-out with stitched on closure flaps with functional snaps. Flaps were designed to protect the ears while still allowing for hearing. Rear neck flap intact. Side panels also have extended straps to bottoms which act as the chinstrap. Interior of helmet has a tan leather, nine finger liner. Liner is fully intact with all fingers and original tie string, and is marked with size 59

The liner is silver embossed with the EREL logo and manufacture information in a diamond:


There is also an embroidered fabric label on the top, with the retailer information:

Robert Lubstein
ges. gesch.
Berlin N.W.91

The design of the helmet is registered with the German trademark office, indicated by the Ges. Gesch., which is short for Gesetzlich Geschützt (Protected by Law). EREL is one of the most well known and desirable makers of German caps and leather helmets from the WWII Era.

Very nice example of a very hard to find helmet.

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