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Old 02-21-2020, 01:43 PM   #1
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Hi fellows,
this helmet are offered to me and my knowledge in helmet is very,very low.For me it seems that this helmet has repaired,or may new lacquered or painted with a brush.
Opinions are very appreciated.
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Old 02-21-2020, 01:43 PM   #2
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:02 PM   #3
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The runes look like they were filled in with a marking pen. Bad helmet all around imo
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:25 PM   #4
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The shields appear hand painted as very early Allgemeine helmets often were but when the helmet in question was painted....
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Old 02-21-2020, 03:50 PM   #5
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Appears to be very little age to the black finish imo.
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Old 02-21-2020, 04:57 PM   #6
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This helmet has been painted inside and out relined fake CS and decals...not close to an orig. one.

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Old 02-21-2020, 05:49 PM   #7
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Sadly I got what I expected when I saw the thread title...
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Old 02-22-2020, 12:11 AM   #8
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It's a nice reenactor
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Old 02-22-2020, 02:47 AM   #9
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Bad to the Bone!
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Old 02-22-2020, 03:39 AM   #10
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Thanks for helping here
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Old 02-22-2020, 05:10 AM   #11
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Old 02-22-2020, 07:32 AM   #12
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A classic example, paint over rust
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