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Some goodies from a local thrift shop I got

Article about: Paid \\$40 for this lot at a thrift store a few months ago blow is pics and what they are Early ww2 fixed bail front seam m1 helmet(damaged top maybe splinter damage?)with nice imp liner Imp l

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    Default some goodies from a local thrift shop I bought

    Paid $40 for this lot at a thrift store a few months ago blow is pics and what they are


    Early ww2 fixed bail front seam m1 helmet(damaged top maybe splinter damage?)with nice imp liner

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    Imp liner (has stick man inside of oval but couldn't take a clear pic of it)

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    Dutch m23/german practice grenade(someone painted it silver but can still see yellow paint underneath in process of finding a way to take the silver paint off without messing up the original

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    Italian m17 Adrain helmet no liner, lmk if I am correct on this helmet I know it's not French

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    Last edited by chevyfan2k9; 10-31-2014 at 05:38 AM.

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    Not a bad pick. Nice to see the wire is still
    attached to the grenade.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Steve what's the best way to remove the silver paint without hurting the original yellow paint, also this grenade has one notch on side which I think it means it was used only 1 time

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    Wouldn't be anything left if it was used just one time !

    You could try varsol, acetone or nail polish remover
    in small areas to see if any of those will remove
    the silver paint.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Be careful with acetone and use only a SMALL amount on a discreet area. I recently removed silver paint off of a bayonet and scabbard and if I used to much the acetone would remove the black paint of the scabbard as well.

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    Wouldn't be anything left if it was used just one time !

    You could try varsol, acetone or nail polish remover
    in small areas to see if any of those will remove
    the silver paint.........
    Hey Steve yep wouldn't be anything left but it was used for practice and read something about the mark being how many times it was recharged

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    Quote by dramos View Post
    Be careful with acetone and use only a SMALL amount on a discreet area. I recently removed silver paint off of a bayonet and scabbard and if I used to much the acetone would remove the black paint of the scabbard as well.
    So just basically just put a small amount of acetone on a towel and try and rub it off?

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    Yes - or a 'Q-tip'.

    Try a very small area and see if the silver paint
    comes off but leaves the yellow.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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