this one looks to be okay to me too. Im no expert on these, as I only have one....but yours seems to have all the right signs of a period German Zelt and some age wear. Check out this site.....it gives some measurments and variations of what period ones should look like. Maybe worth a look.
" The dimensions of the M31 triangular shelter quarter are 250 x 200 x 200 cm.
Each side had a row of 11 aluminium, zink or steel buttons which are used to connect two shelter
quarters to eachother. "
MP44.nl - German Uniforms and Equipment -* Zeltbahn
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This one looks OK to me. There is a photo of one with a very similar marking on p.45 of 'Armes & Militaria' magazine #257, which states that this mark is typical of the immediate pre-war period.
Check the grommets ( eyelets )
The repros just don't have the same patina as originals.
" When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "
If i remember correctly the grommets were made in Aluminum or Zink(I'm not sure what this metal is called in English) only. The Zelt looks OK from the pics provided
A good example. NH
Yep, no problems, definitely a good one....
Aluminium hardware checks out
Will try to check out the maker mark for you, do you have more pics of the Zelt ?