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M35 with zimmer coating

Article about: Nice original rough camo type finish. timothy

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    Default M35 with zimmer coating

    New in my collection this m35 with nice zimmer coating on the outside on the inside it is applegreen i like it verry much

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    very nice addition
    Regards James

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    Hi , that's a nice looking helmet ,are you sure it is zimmerit? There is a lot of debate as to whether that was actually used due to the added weight (that really is heavy armour stuff), it's ok on tanks but not necessarily on a helmet? That said the cammo looks good and original to me whatever it is. 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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    I have seen examples of using this stuf on helmets and it looks like its the same material but one thing for sure this one is 100% original i like it there is a possibility that i use this helmet for my luftwaffe flak man as for i now al branches exept the kriegsmarine used this type of camo.

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    I know they often added sawdust and dirt to the paint...Real Zimmerit was added to armored vehicles in order to thwart magnetic anti-tank charges from sticking to the armor...I like the helmet, well done friend!
    cheers, Glenn

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    thanks yes thas also a possibilty but one thing for sure i like it!

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    Much has been written on zimmerit coated helmets. I am of the opinion that do not believe they exist and it's a collectors fanciful term.

    Regardless it is a nice rough surface textured camo helmet you have there!

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    Nice M35 with rough overpaint.
    I like it too.
    I am also a zimmerit non-believer, never seen one to date.


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    +1 for the don't believe in zim camp, but definitely a nice helmet to be proud of.

    I struggle to see a situation where zim is easier to obtain than paint and dirt/sand.

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    +2, I am not a believer for this Zmmerit paint on helmets.

    But a very nice thick painted helmet!

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