fake in my opinion see what the others say.. Cheers! Sean.
H'mm .....If a fake then it was done some time ago - see how the rust pits below the vent extend ONTO the decal itself - hard to fake that sort of corrosion in less than a couple of decades I would think?
The forum 'oracles' will cast the deciding vote but I think it has half a chance ......
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Really poor photograph doesn't help but looks ok, if the helmet is a ckl it has a real good chance.
Thanks Doug. I will get to see it in person Sunday and I will see who the maker is.
That's definitely a ckl air vent. I am very optimistic. Get some more photos!
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Looks good. What's the maker?
Hi, looks as though this one may be a good ET decal,possibly lacquered,hence the toned decal(some lighter areas can be seen under the light scratches).The wear and pitting look consistant to the decal. As ever sharper pictures would be good,but on the whole I like it so far! Leon.
I have re-posted the decal images so that our necks have it a little easier
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