The helmet was found during excavations in the North of Stalingrad, in a place called Latoshinka. The helmet was found 3 kilometers from the right Bank of the Volga river. This is the place where found the helmet was one of the first areas of Stalingrad, which was conquered by 6 army of Paulus and one of the last German fortifications capitulated at the end of the battle of Stalingrad.
The helmet was in the museum of the Tractor Plant, and was purchased from the museum's funds. After the liquidation of the factory and the museum. The helmet has anti-glare camouflage, which is very rare on Soviet helmets. The condition of the helmet is very good.