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bundeswehr helmet net?

Article about: Hi everyone, just wondering if this is a bundeswehr helmet net and how old it is if possible? Have popped it onto one of my american M1's to give it shape etc... Thanks guys Vicky

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    it looks a lot like this West German border guards helmet net? except yours looks more weathered & faded

    it also has the metal clips and the opening on top
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    Quote by battle gear View Post
    it looks a lot like this West German border guards helmet net? except yours looks more weathered & faded

    it also has the metal clips and the opening on top
    Spot on as always Thank you all for the comments in finding out what this is

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    Vicky...do not throw it out ! The hooks look familiar ?.... It could well be German...BGS (Bundesgrenshutz, Federal Border Police).....for the M52/53 (M35 clone helmets). see here... ALEMN 35
    Prost ! Steve.
    "The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
    G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)

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    I see what you mean! Why cant i every own anything simple and straight forward?

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    Quote by oradour View Post
    Vicky...do not throw it out ! The hooks look familiar ?.... It could well be German...BGS (Bundesgrenshutz, Federal Border Police).....for the M52/53 (M35 clone helmets). see here... ALEMN 35
    Prost ! Steve.
    Bugger !...battle gear beat me to it ! LOL
    Prost ! Steve.
    "The German Army is the perfectly adapted, perfectly running Machine. The difference is that the Germans are organised with a view to War...with the cold, hard, practical and business-like purpose of winning victories."
    G.W. Steevens - The Daily Mail (1897)

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    Edelweiss..The net same as yours in the link you posted ,i bought on ebay as a Post war German BGS (Bundesgrenzschutz or 'Federal Border Guard') helmet net ,it was a dark green colour and i lightened it by bleaching.Hope this helps
    allan

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    Great, thank you. Fairly common?

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    Oradour: Do you have a federal boarder police helmet?

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    Quote by edelweiss123 View Post
    Great, thank you. Fairly common?
    very common just google "german BGS helmet net" lots of them for sale

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    Quote by spotter View Post
    very common just google "german BGS helmet net" lots of them for sale
    Fab, thank you

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