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The demand for helmets of the Third Reich has spawned a market for replicas. The German WWII helmets are currently being reproduced by countries such as China, India and Pakistan.

The reproductions range from poor quality to excellent. The information provided here will give the collector a taste of how to distinguish real from fake. however, there is no replacement for experience in being able to detect a reproduction.

Common misconceptions

Pay Attention to Detail

Buy from a reputable dealer

If you are in the market for a WWII German belt buckle your best bet is to buy the item from a reputable dealer.

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