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Old 05-18-2019, 07:26 AM   #16
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Of course those pads are tan. You see this mixture of pads often on early war helmets. Nothing more than using leftover parts, a common feature of German manufacturing we often encounter in this hobby.
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Old 05-18-2019, 10:59 AM   #17
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Original M38, but with post-war Bulgarian paint .
That makes sense: there are some cyrillic letters written on the leather: ТИТ.
This should be a first name, at least in russian: Titus.
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Old 05-18-2019, 11:17 AM   #18
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They don't look quite like the earlier yellow pads at the side, they look more like discoloured / faded black pads around the edges.
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Old 05-18-2019, 03:21 PM   #19
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Yellow pads no doubts.
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Old 05-19-2019, 07:47 AM   #20
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That's a low serial number what year would this be, any doubts on the
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