dd luft m35
This is my new dd luft m35 helmet. Q68 lot 21441.
i dont have my camera at the moment. but used the phone.
Just would like to see what you members think of the helmet.
im happy with the decals.
the liner pins are a different shade. and the liner, is not in to much of a good shape. half of it is comming off the band.
i like to leve helmets the way i find them, but with this one im thinking of finding a original liner to replace the one in it, do you think this would be ok to do. thanks for looking mark.
12-28-2013 05:11 AM
Very Nice Quist M35 double decal, the liner looks like it has blood rot and is part of its history......don't mess with it.
Looks like it has a steel liner band. That would make it a very late assembled M35 or a replacement. The lighter colored pins are typically seen on Quist M40 Lufts, so very possible a late M35 finished to M40 specs.
Your phone takes great pictures.
thanks relicz ive just got to be real carefull with the liner i would hate to see it rip out. yea phones now have good cameras on them.
You can put spring steel paper clips on to stabilize it......see thread below.
very good ive been thinking hard on how i was going to hold the liner in place. you have solved the problem thanks again relicz. and ive tryed to find any sort of stamping on the liner band and have been un able to find anything.
I like it. I would love to have it in my collection.
Hi Mark , that is a super double decal Luftwaffe M35 with the later "round bale" liner assembly. As for replacing the liner , I personally would leave it well alone , the damage looks more like the consequences of hard use than poor storage and is a part of it's history. Anyway , you could always buy another with a better liner later!! Leon.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway
Agree with everyone Mark ....... nice catch too as you know good lids are thin on the ground in Oz!
" When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "
That's a good original M-35 DD Luft getting super hard to find in any condition agree with all above Leave Liner as is it will keep it unmessed with. timothy