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Article about: An Mk2 warden which was originally factory painted khaki green, then over painted black, & white W to front & rear with the rim also being painted white. If the white rim being paint

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    An Mk2 warden which was originally factory painted khaki green, then over painted black, & white W to front & rear with the rim also being painted white.
    If the white rim being painted was for rank or some sort of recognition, if the anti gas curtain was being worn this would have been hidden.
    The liner is dated 1939, I expect the shell is too.
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    A well worn example, but I like the been there done that look, but I also like minters as well, all are good.

    Interesting about the placement of the white lines, maybe to make it more visible in the black out rather than rank, though as you say it would be hidden if the gas curtain was being used.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Very nice and one that I was pleased to be able to offer for auction.

    Glad you like it.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Thanks for the comments.

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    Couldn't resist this one,bit of a one off.
    Both shell & liner made by BMB & dated 1940.
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    Hi Aaron, both are nice MKII's but that Medic's one is a real beauty in my eye's. A top top lid! 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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    Quote by FALLSCHIRMJAGER View Post
    Hi Aaron, both are nice MKII's but that Medic's one is a real beauty in my eye's. A top top lid! Leon.
    What Leon said both are nice Mk II's but IMO the medic is a super interesting example..

    Regards Mark
    Always on the look out for WW II Canadian Helmets and Cam nets to add to my collection.

    Found a Canadian Mk II Medics Helmet and yes I know they are about as rare as hens teeth !!!!!

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    First Aid Warden is a great addition mate.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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