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M40 Heer camo with awful pictures - does it stand a chance?

Article about: too many red flags for me with those pictures. chris

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    Default M40 Heer camo with awful pictures - does it stand a chance?

    I feel this one is quite dubious, but it's been offered to me and I'd like to confirm with you guys before I dismiss it. I think the liner looks like artificially aged, but the decal is, of course, impossible to determine from these photos. If the experts here think it stands a snowball's chance, I'll ask the guy for some more photos.

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    Thank you very much in advance!

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    You will need better photos. Liner looks horrible. Shell might be OK. Don't know about the rest. NH

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    Shell looks bad if it's an M40 (it's hard to tell on this) as it has a national shield. Liner s bad post-war Norwegian.

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    Some might be able to dismiss it by those pics without a second thought, and I will admit, there are a lot more negatives than positives going for it. I would still ask for better pics before I completely dismissed it though. The liner looks red, and it has definitely been tampered with.

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    Thanks for the opinions! I will ask for close-ups of the decals, but I suspect that the bad photos might be bad on purpose.

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    Better pics can't hurt but it's weighed heavily on the negative side as you say.

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    Here are some decal photos from the seller. I believe that any lingering hope will be gone after you see these.

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    Nein.

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    Still cant make my mind up on the vents, they do look seperate?? and not pressed imho, look at the dust /paint build up around where the rivets meet the shell if it was pressed would that not be more of a gentle curve or is it my eyes?. It also looks like someone cleaned off a layer of black paint as well,and the national shield is very crazed when magnified?? . Liner in my eyes is norwegian...

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    the shell paint looks lacquered ,or is it my eyes

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