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M34 Alu made BXF

Article about: Here is a M34 made by BXF, I picked up few weeks ago. It was overpainted white for post-war use. I removed the white paint and cleaned it up a bit. Found the liner to be nicely marked with m

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    Here is a M34 made by BXF, I picked up few weeks ago. It was overpainted white for post-war use. I removed the white paint and cleaned it up a bit. Found the liner to be nicely marked with makers info - Herman Schellhorn - company made fire dept. related headgear etc.

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    Last edited by meyle77; 04-19-2014 at 06:34 AM.

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    Here is after the removal of paint - pre-repaint damage to the black paint is evident.
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    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    You've done a fine job of removing the over paint, well done, a restoration. 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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    Thanks - i used brake fluid on the outside with an old credit card and hobby razor on the inside - 3 hours of fun :-)
    I am happy with the end result and it looks good on the shelf.
    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    nice job.

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