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Camouflaged M17

Article about: Hello guys, found this helmet on eBay and is now 182€/220\\$. Looks fine imo but I'm not an expert. Please some opinions. Kris.

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    Hello guys, found this helmet on eBay and is now 182€/220$.
    Looks fine imo but I'm not an expert. Please some opinions.

    Kris.

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    The paint looks way to fresh to me... But I am no expert on WWI helmets
    Best Regards

    Vegard T.
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    Looking for militaria from 38. Batterie, Heeres Küsten Artillerie Regiment 977, also from 31, 32 and 36. Batterie.

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    I believe it's a M16. I agree the paint does look fresh. Or maybe touched up in a few places. I'm not good with liners but I don't get a good feeling with this one.

    Luke

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    Restored and repainted, IMO
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Whoever did, did a nice job, though-it looks great. William
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    I actually like the paint, somehow.

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    I think it's a fake. Although the paint is worn, I don't think it looks faded enough to match the wear and tear. Beyond that, the leather on the chinstrap especially looks brand new.

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    Repainted and restored helmet. On the pic showing the chinstrap connection, looks like pitting has been painted over.

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    Restored and repainted, IMO
    Spot on Jerry ! IMO the paint and application is horrible.........sorry guys and gals !
    Prost ! Steve.
    "The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
    G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)

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    Aww! I still wouldn't mind it....it looks neat, I think...lol William
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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