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This M40 look too clean, liner too clean?

Article about: According to my big book of german helmet lot numbers this helmet M40 SE64 7309 was issued as a Single Decal Luft and also as a Double Decal Police, so somewhere out there it has a sister, t

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    Default This M40 look too clean, liner too clean?

    Looks too clean to me, but then again looks fairly genuine as well?





    Edge stamping is SE64, back stamping is 7309.



    Thx much in advance ;-)

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    Default Re: This M40 look too clean, liner too clean?

    The liner and drawstring are good. I think better photos would confirm that the paint is bad.

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    So you think repaint, somehow?

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    Default Re: This M40 look too clean, liner too clean?

    I'm not so sure on this liner. It has a few red flags which indicate that it is a reproduction.

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    Quote by ObKrieger View Post
    I'm not so sure on this liner. It has a few red flags which indicate that it is a reproduction.
    For all benefit can I ask on the red flags?
    Regards
    René

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    Default Re: This M40 look too clean, liner too clean?

    +1 Rene!

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    Default Re: This M40 look too clean, liner too clean?

    this helmet could have been a factory referb and re paint and then did not spend to much time in the field.

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    The paint is completely wrong for a wartime ND helmet. I think it is a post war painted stripped shell with replacement original liner. Many helmets like this one are coming out of Eastern Europe right now.

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    Anyway I can't really comment on this one here's a bodge
    Regards
    René

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