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WWII German Afrika Corps DAK Desert Camo Helmet Real???

Article about: Hello Today I was at a show and I saw a WWII German Afrika Corps desert camo helmet. The seller was asking \\$350 for it and I was interested in purchasing it, but I was a little skeptical abo

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    Quote by DougB View Post
    Its pretty common actually for paint to craze and crack overtop decals, its due to the drying and thickness of the paint over the decal, in Anders helmet it appears the decal might have shrunk a bit over time perhaps causing that. Here are a couple examples where the paint didnt adhere properly and crazing over a LW decal.

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    Thanks Doug

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    Quote by DougB View Post
    Nice helmets guys. Anders nice to see you here. I have met more Swedes this weekend than at SOS from my son, a bunch of Swedish exchange students were over from Stockholm and Uppsala last night who my son met when he was studying over in Uppsala. And he can talk perfect Swedish now so you cant swear at me or call my helmets ugly in Swedish anymore...
    Since there are only one Swede at SOS, you may have meet two
    Just kidding... Since I do not call you or your helmets ugly, I will teach you some words that you can chock your son with

    Here is a cool picture, spray painting DAK helmets in Africa.
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    Actually I have met I think 12 at least! This is an excellent photo Anders!

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    Interesting they used gravity feed spray guns back then.

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    That's a Kool pic

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