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Old 06-15-2019, 07:29 PM   #1
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Hellooo,
Once again a friend of mine who is in the demolition business called me this past Wednesday saying he found another German helmet in the attic of a house he is tearing down. I went out to look at it and it IS an really nice M40 Luftwaffe combat helmet. At the time I looked at it, it did not have a chin strap, but when I got back with the money to buy it from him it did. He said he found it after scrounging around a bit so he put it on, I don't know if it is original to the helmet or not but I went ahead and kept it on. He also wiped it down with a dry rag,(he did not like the cobwebs)... sigh but other than that a very nice untouched helmet... Hope you like..
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Old 06-15-2019, 07:30 PM   #2
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Old 06-15-2019, 07:31 PM   #3
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Old 06-15-2019, 07:43 PM   #4
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Here it is in its new home....
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Old 06-15-2019, 08:05 PM   #5
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Hey Van thats a great find!
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Old 06-15-2019, 08:18 PM   #6
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Hey Van thats a great find!
Fantastic find (just the way I like them)
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Old 06-15-2019, 08:24 PM   #7
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Wow. I absolutely love the look of this one. If you decide to sell, let me know!

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Old 06-15-2019, 08:35 PM   #8
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Thanks guys, I have not had a helmet in a lloooong time, I received one in the Mail today that I got of the Estand, its been raining most of the day so I will take some pictures tomorrow after my Fathersday Breakfast with my daughter.
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Old 06-15-2019, 09:20 PM   #9
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Very cool helmet . Rob
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Old 06-15-2019, 09:49 PM   #10
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What a lovely helmet with the perfect patina, congrats. Bill
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Old 06-15-2019, 10:15 PM   #11
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Great find! Glad to see some still coming out of the woodwork.
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Old 06-15-2019, 10:18 PM   #12
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Nice one indeed. Great find!
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Old 06-15-2019, 10:32 PM   #13
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One looker ! Nice display
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Cool helmet, dig the liner condition!
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Old 06-16-2019, 09:28 AM   #15
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great lufty ! god forbid it was wiped down with a dry rag (this part of the hobby gets a bit anal as far as im concerned)
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