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Article about: by wpheaton How would you suggest I try to remove the paint? I have restored a few helmets before. I don't think you will gain much from trying to remove the paint only. The helmet have been

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    I have had this helmet since I was a young boy, 50 years maybe. I believe I ordered it out of the back of a Popular Mechanics and paid $15. Can anyone give me any information?

    One of my younger brothers added the decals at sometime.

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    In the rear of the helmet is stamped "3128"

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    On the left side is stamped "T 64" or maybe "ET 64" The "E" is not very legible.

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    The initials "JVR" are written on the leather.

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    Someone has also scratched "356" in the paint at sometime along with what looks like an evergreen type marking, one long line with several coming off each side.


    Where can I post a WWI German Helmet & Armband?

    Thanks,

    William

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    By the look of the vents it's an M35!...
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    Sounds like a bargain for £15!

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    Quote by edelweiss123 View Post
    Sounds like a bargain for £15!
    Yes, but that was 50 years ago. It was a lot of money for a kid who mowed lawns for a living.

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    M35 with a fat layer of post war paint i would say. M35's are always nice

    Regards, Lars

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    Quote by Datrus View Post
    M35 with a fat layer of post war paint i would say. M35's are always nice

    Regards, Lars
    Hello,i agree,thats an M35 that has had a repaint,still it looks as though it may still have it's original chin strap and they go for $150+ these days. P.s. Lars,thats a nice lump of ordanance you have found in your new avatar!! Leon.

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    Quote by FALLSCHIRMJAGER View Post
    Hello,i agree,thats an M35 that has had a repaint,still it looks as though it may still have it's original chin strap and they go for $150+ these days. P.s. Lars,thats a nice lump of ordanance you have found in your new avatar!! Leon.

    Yes indeed. But it have been fired so i left it behind

    Cheers

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    good M35, but repainted to be wild ! try to remove the paint....

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    Quote by Boudionovka View Post
    good M35, but repainted to be wild ! try to remove the paint....
    How would you suggest I try to remove the paint?

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