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real or fake: Heer Afrikakorps pith helmet

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    Default real or fake: Heer Afrikakorps pith helmet

    hello again

    and another hat but I think this one is the real deal but you will know.

    thanks for your help

    mike k from usa
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    Very nice. Good helmet. I have not seen any repro's of these yet.

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    Hello,
    It is a genuine late pattern pith helmet...
    congrats
    Thanks
    PREUSSENS GLORIA

    In Memoriam :
    Laurent Huart (1964-2008)

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    Although there are repros out there i think this is a good un, it looks almost unissued, id like to see a picture close up of the inside metal airvent as it maybe marked, and also the pins securing the badges, nice clear markings on the liner though.

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    Hi mdk220, nice original one, looks exact to the one i saved up to buy in 1969 in Brighton, U.K. cost me £5.00 !!!.....i only earnt 10 shillings (50p,$1.25) a week as a paperboy....

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    good news and thanks to all. I paid $299 US.

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    £5.00 !! , I sold mine in 1970 for £5.00, it was the worst mistake i made, but i suppose you learn by them

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    davejb, i did slightly better, i sold mine along with the bulk of my collection in 1976, for £25.00 !....i should of kept everything ! they would of outlasted my marriage thats for sure !

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    Two things happened to me in 1976, i sold the bulk of my collection as well and got married, i still have the missus, and have been trying to recoup the losses ever since!!

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    Hi, as has been said, 2nd pattern heer pith, in good condition.

    VonBond

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