11/1/21 - This is an original WW2 German Africa Corps Pith Helmet. This is a known as a 2nd pattern Pith Helmet. The exterior is in great shape with some very mild surface aging and mild discoloration but no major holes or issues. No stitching issues or flaws. The interior is excellent and clean. The interior of the leather liner is size ink stamped as shown. The exterior eagle and shield emblems are in great condition.