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    Default M.42 Heer SD wire wrap

    Combination of copper and thin strand steel wire with vet writing in liner. Untouched helmet.
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    Very nice. Is it a recent find?

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    Tks,,,,,yes.

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    Nice Lid! Any story from the Vet about it?

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    Nope WC, and no identifying info anywhere in it.

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    Great combat helmet, Hambone!



    Not exotic fresh or in flying circus camo colours but it is an original and isn't that in the end what matters most?
    The four digit number most likely his is unit serial nummer.


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    Tks Peter. "Exotic freshie" is term coined by the waftarded to legitimize psychedelic fakes. I think the liner writing may be GI art. Looks like "1944" is the date and "LB" may have been the GI.

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    Default Nice lid

    Like the two types of wire...the one type looks like house electrical wire. I like how the liner band has reacted to the helmet (battery effect)

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    The "1944" is very much done in German style of the period, plus the "." after. I might go with Peter and say this is his service number.
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    Could be Jack, or stripped commo wire. Everything had copper wire in it. I guess the coincidence of "1944" had me thinking that, and I've not seen that large of liner inking in that style before.

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