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Old 03-15-2020, 07:35 AM   #1
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Hello Collectors,

I have been offered this M40 double decal helmet. I know 0 about helmets, can anyone help me out on the originality of the helmet and the decals.

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Old 03-15-2020, 07:47 AM   #2
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Shield is bad.

Better pics of the Adler are necessary
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Old 03-15-2020, 07:50 AM   #3
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Tricolor is indeed a fake.
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Thanks guys, is the rest of the helmet and the Adler decal real ?
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Old 03-15-2020, 08:13 AM   #5
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As said we need better pics. of the eagle decal head on to start with the shield is a add on and not real ww2.

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The helmet looks nice except from the tricolor. Rob
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Old 03-15-2020, 08:44 AM   #7
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Looks fine to me ,I see no problem with Adler bad tricolour as already mentioned..

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Thanks guys ! Your the best !
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Old 03-15-2020, 08:52 PM   #9
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Looks fine to me ,I see no problem with Adler bad tricolour as already mentioned..

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Spot on...Get that stupid decal off
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