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SS M42 CKL66 3012 (for David).

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    Hi, just photographed my proper combat used SS M42 in the "storage box" set up! I hope you can see the close up of the "gravel blast" or alike that has left a unique impact mark across the paint work. An un-marked chinstrap, but the band is dated 1943. Doug used to own "brothers" on either side of this one's lot number. A completely un-messed with helmet since wars end. Leon.
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    A true "Battle Veteran", well balanced, everything matches so perfectly & you are correct...no signs of post war abuse. Lovely !!
    "When 10 men tell you you're drunk, you better lie down."
    "Get busy living, or get busy dying"

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    That's a really nice honest looking lid.

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    "Gravel blast" or just brittle CKL paint Leon?
    Reason being, my M42 lufty exibits the same type of marking ( I'll show you both today if the sun emerges )

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

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    "Gravel blast" or just brittle CKL paint Leon?
    Reason being, my M42 lufty exibits the same type of marking ( I'll show you both today if the sun emerges )

    Dan
    Hi Dan, for me it is a "gravel blast" as the marks are traveling in the same directions across the skirt area and up over to the dome. You would need a lot of small objects to scape away at the paint work like that and get into the "curve" of the steel. Leon.
    "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway

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    Love yer helmet Mate.
    Regards
    René

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