Been painted and it shouldn't be...... might have been done at the time but ruins it as an example in my opinion.
and asking top dollar anyway!
Oh, and the eagle is bad - looks to be a plastic shield - certainly NOT the original one.
" When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "
Not a form I have ever encountered before. As there is the standard white piece having this variant makes no sense.
LIFE'S LOSERS NEVER LEARN FROM THE ERROR OF THEIR WAYS.
I thought the Navy ones were green inside
Thanks for the information guys. I've all but lost faith in this vendor. Sadly... he's the only one in all of San Antonio with a decent selection. 4 of his last 5 items I've looked for advice on turned out to be post-war duds.
A white painted Heer pith with a Heer 3 colour shield and a correct KM borderless eagle shield.
Probably messed with post war but sometimes supplies were disrupted especially in N Afrika so I would not say it never happened.
Whatever its just an opinion.