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"Olive" green M38
Old 06-19-2019, 06:51 PM   #1
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Default "Olive" green M38

One good friend recently picked this up from another good friend. Nice brushed Camo paint and great that it is staying among a tight circle.
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Old 06-20-2019, 01:57 AM   #2
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Hi, John

Interesting M38. It seems that the Norvegian Army use this type of olive green after the war on re-usued helmets. The rim are very hard cleaned ?
Hav you some photos of the liner and chinstraps, please ?

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Old 06-20-2019, 04:15 AM   #3
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same color here....http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/foru....php?t=1003454
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Unfortunately it certainly does appear to be painted in the color (and with similar wear patterns) common to helmets used in Eastern Europe (Bulgaria or Romania) after the war.
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Old 06-20-2019, 10:44 AM   #5
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Here you go David. Yes, the rim wear is without patina, but have occasionally seen this before.
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Old 06-20-2019, 12:11 PM   #6
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Postwar paint for sure. Interesting that even the brush strokes are similar between the two examples.
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