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japanese Naval Helmet ?

Article about: Hi! I just purchased this helmet at an Estate Sale down the road. I was told it was from WW1 although I think WW2 is more likely. I still thought it was a great helmet though and was given a

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    That's one hell of a bargain at $35!!
    I would leave it as is too, it's already lasted almost 70 years
    in a barn, I'm sure you will treat it better.


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    Quote by davejb View Post
    All i can say to that is that museums use Ren wax on PRICELESS items in order to protect from environmental exposure, and it certainly will not have a great deal of difference in de-valueing the helmet if any at all, there are members here that use it on their daggers which are worth a great deal more than most helmets
    On daggers, bladed weapons, ornamentation, and other fairly smooth surfaces yes, on rough textured helmet paint or salty surfaces not so much.
    Last edited by relicz; 09-17-2012 at 03:16 PM.

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