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An Australian Mark II cammo!!!!

Article about: Hello all. I have just secured a very nice ( in my opinion ) mark II in a daubed light wash / green cammo pattern. Bought from a local seller who I have bought from before, he was moving it

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    Hello all.
    I have just secured a very nice ( in my opinion ) Aussie raw edge mark II in a daubed light wash / green cammo pattern. Bought from a local seller who I have bought from before, he was moving it on after enjoying it for a number of years. I initially had my doubts but once in hand, I am convinced it is period.



    No back story, no idea but suppose it was done for jungle use?

    Cheers, Dan
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    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

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    And now for the all important detail photos ......
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    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

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    Hi Dan, like you, at first I was not convinced with those distance images, but the close ups really tell a different story! I think it stands a good chance of being period cammo as it certainly was applied some years ago. Nice buy. Leon.
    "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway

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    Hello Dan, one just like it sold on E Bay, about 3 months ago, it was this one, or it's twin, came from Brisbane.
    i like the look of it, i liked the one on Ebay, shows it's age. i think it's a real camo.
    if there is 2 of them, that would be interesting.
    Regards
    mark

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    Hey Dan I don't like the camo, hehehe
    Very nice Mate

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    Thats a pearler,Mate
    Aussie Camos are bloody hard to find and even harder to find references to prove their authenticity.But they are out there and i reckon this one is good one. Congrats.
    Mick

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    Quote by markkevin2 View Post
    Hello Dan, one just like it sold on E Bay, about 3 months ago, it was this one, or it's twin, came from Brisbane.
    i like the look of it, i liked the one on Ebay, shows it's age. i think it's a real camo.
    if there is 2 of them, that would be interesting.
    Regards
    mark
    Could very well be the same one Mark - my seller was in NSW but he buys and sells a lot ( just his thing, & he makes a few quid on the way ) .... I'll ask him.
    He had it listed but I made him an offer to take it down ( naughty me )
    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

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    Its sort of similar to this M1 that got a thumbs up on another forum - said it was done by a SeaBee mechanic on one of the islands......
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    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

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    Be good if you guys down under could put your heads together, to try & work out where certain camo's were used. Although with the little information out there about them, I know would not be a small undertaking.
    For how long was the Mk2 used in service post war.
    Nice helmet, with a good age to the camo.

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    my head is short and broken

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