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Looking at my first SS helmet. Looks good to me but will need your help to avoid a costly mistake.

Article about: An older German woman has this helmet from her passed husbands collection. I cannot verify authenticity. I was hoping some of the experten out there could help. Ade? Etc. Many thanks in adva

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    Default Looking at my first SS helmet. Looks good to me but will need your help to avoid a costly mistake.

    An older German woman has this helmet from her passed husbands collection. I cannot verify authenticity. I was hoping some of the experten out there could help. Ade? Etc. Many thanks in advance. Here come the pics!.
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    Bad news I am afraid. A round bottom repro decal, sorry. Jim G.

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    If this looks good to you, much more study is required on your part if you intend to collect SS helmets.
    BOB

    LIFE'S LOSERS NEVER LEARN FROM THE ERROR OF THEIR WAYS.

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    bad one.

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    Sadly I can only confirms my forum friends opinions. It is a well known bad decal.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Maaaybe the advices that helped you save thousands of dollars is worth upgrading your membership Sir?!
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    Many thanks. I agree, much more study on my part will be necessary. Cheers.

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    Is it just me or does the paint look "off"? Im thinking the whole helmet is repainted?

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    Yep, a round bottom fake I'm afraid, leave it well alone. Leon.
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