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    M40 medic - original? - I am alittle concerned to the lack of wear on the red cross?

    thanks
    mike k
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    These winter type helmets are a minefield as for finding originals. There are plenty of experts here that can help more than I.

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    I like it's look
    Regards,
    Dimas

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    I'm jealous!

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    No expert but apart from the cross there's the odd looking wear on the rim. Looks more chipped than time worn. Now maybe that's a feature of the paint used. The liner rivets seem loose too.

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    Yes, the wear to the rim I do not like.. The loosened rivets aren't necessarily a helmet-killer IMO..

    Here is what I am concerned about, note the pattern of 'ups and downs'..

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    Quote by Aus der Traum View Post
    Yes, the wear to the rim I do not like.. The loosened rivets aren't necessarily a helmet-killer IMO..

    Here is what I am concerned about, note the pattern of 'ups and downs'..

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    I agree - I have this helmet listed on another forum and that is the same concern for them - the forced wear on the rim -

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    This wear pattern is repeated elsewhere on this helmet, I would steer away from this one,
    Doug

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    Quote by mdk220 View Post
    I agree - I have this helmet listed on another forum and that is the same concern for them - the forced wear on the rim -
    I'm also on Walhalla! Username is 'Joshua'

    Seems your getting some mixed results? Anyhow, more photos will clear this up for good I imagine!

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    I love these helmets, and I hate them, too. They can be so difficult to determine authenticity. I defer to Doug's experience. If he says stay away, I would take that advice.

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