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Oh the sacrilege of it all!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Oh the sacrilege of it all!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I am gobsmacked ...... and then to ask 300 clams for what is now a stuffed shell - what were / are they thinking???

    ORIGINAL WWII GERMAN COMBAT STEEL HELMET WINTER CAMO BATTLEFIELD RELIC | eBay

    "battlefield damages"???? ....... "run away, the tommies are attacking us with welding equipment" ......

    GRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!
    Dan

    (Someone please snip the pictures from Ebay as I cant seem to )
    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

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    Here you go!
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    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Thanks Kris! ( for those who cant see it, ALL the holes - all 5 of them - have been welded up ...... some people really ARE a few bricks short of a load )
    " When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "

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    The wearer must have been attacked by the elite Acetylene Brigade, so secret no one knew they existed. Their job was to melt the rivets of the opposing armys helmet suspensions rendering them unusable by the foe. Maybe they were really using it as a coal scuttle? or a bowl?

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    Paul

    47th MP Co/47th Inf Div 1983-1988
    583rd Ord Co 59th Ord Bde Muenster, W Germany
    1988-1990
    Looking for P37 ammo pouch with No4 bayo frog

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    Never seen this done before, welding up the vent holes and the liner attachment holes, what were they thinking, battle damage????
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Quote by Jerry B View Post
    Never seen this done before, welding up the vent holes and the liner attachment holes, what were they thinking, battle damage????
    Look at the heat affected zones - would have been a nice cammo originally ( hence my GRRRRRRR!!!!!! )

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

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    Quote by Danmark View Post
    I am gobsmacked ...... and then to ask 300 clams for what is now a stuffed shell - what were / are they thinking???

    ORIGINAL WWII GERMAN COMBAT STEEL HELMET WINTER CAMO BATTLEFIELD RELIC | eBay

    "battlefield damages"???? ....... "run away, the tommies are attacking us with welding equipment" ......

    GRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!
    Dan

    (Someone please snip the pictures from Ebay as I cant seem to )

    A grain scoop, I'll wager.

    Andy

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    That is not so uncomoun!!
    Lid's like that could be found quiet often in the 70 ties comming from farmers who used them for all kind of job's , mostly to hold liquids.
    Most of the time a handle was also weld to it.
    cheers
    |<
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    here is one;
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    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    $300 for that garbage, the seller must be in a dream world!...
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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