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Old 09-05-20, 03:29 PM
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Default Liberated today 75 Years ago.

Looking closer at an auction purchase a couple of years ago I found this provenance.
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Old 09-05-20, 03:44 PM
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I'd say nice, it certainly looks it but I know little of these helmets although I have 2 or 3 Luftwaffe lids.
It looks like the area around the LW transfer has been rubbed clean rather than a layer of paint removed to reveal the eagle?
You're obviously happy with the provenance - I wonder if the date is per UK or USA - day or month first?
Given the date, presumably UK?
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Old 09-05-20, 03:59 PM
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The reason it looks a little different around the transfer is soon after I got the helmet I took the surface muck off with warm soapy water but didn't want to go near the transfer.
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Old 09-05-20, 04:48 PM
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Thought so, it didn't look as if it was "dug out".
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Old 09-05-20, 06:58 PM
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Destro,
Very nice indeed with such an important date

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