There is still some of the original flocking on it. This helmet was in my grandfather's collection. It has been in my family for at least six decades. It's needs to be, once again, enjoyed in a collection.The item "WWII / WW2 U. F, M-5 Aircrew Helmet, M-5 Flak Helmet" is in sale since Saturday, January 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "ajraue2011" and is located in Billings, Montana. This item can be shipped to United States.