German Third Reich Police Motorcyclists Helmet. (Polizei Motorradfahrer Sturzhelm)
A rare German Third Reich police motorcyclists helmet. A black lacquered fibre upper shell fitted with side vents. Padded leather protective headband and front fibre visor, thin leather neck protection and chin strap. The inside is fitted with a brown leather laced tongue lining. The inner shell is of black oilcloth with woven label “Robert Lubstein Berlin, Erel special class.” This German third reich police motorcyclists helmet is a worthy contender for anyone’s collection and a truly fine specimen.
Size: 6 3/4 UK. Size: 6 7/8 US. Size: 55cm.
The Ordnungspolizei: “or Orpo” for short were the uniformed regular police force in Nazi Germany between 1936. and 1945. and along with the rural, municipal and city police, it was increasingly absorbed into the Nazi police system. Owing to their green uniforms, they were also referred to as Grüne Polizei (green police). Eventually the Orpo embraced virtually all of the Third Reich’s law-enforcement. Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler was named Chef der Deutschen Polizei im Reichsministerium des Innern (Chief of German Police in the Interior Ministry) on the 17th of June 1936 after Hitler announced a decree which was to “unify the control of police duties in the Reich. German third reich police motorcyclists helmet.
Verkehrspolizei: was the traffic-law enforcement agency and road safety administration of Germany. The organization patrolled Germany’s roads (other than motorways which were controlled by Motorized Gendarmerie) and responded to major accidents. The Verkehrspolizei was also the primary escort service for high Nazi leaders who traveled great distances by automobile. Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler was named Chef der Deutschen Polizei im Reichsministerium des Innern (Chief of German Police in the Interior Ministry) on the 17th of June 1936. german third reich police motorcyclists helmet.
Good Condition. this German third reich police motorcyclists helmet has some very light crazing to the crown.