That is absolutely insane.... at least in my book. The buyers of these must just be guzzling the forum Kool Aid. 'Toady vetted'One may question whether all of the shuffling of the McChicken helmet to garnish "ownership history" was worth all of the effort. I think it was, because an essentially $500 postwar modified movie prop was transformed into a $12,500 "original".
Exactly. The vast majority of winter camos found today are those with only traces of whitewash. I cannot recall seeing one painted snow camo I thought was original in 40 years of collecting. I believe a handful do exist, but now with all of the questionable ones out there, how to tell the authentic from the fake ?
Set of 4 matching Luftwaffe Camouflage Helmets Headgear Set of 4 matching Luftwaffe Camouflage Helmets. The helmets are painted in green, brown and tan 'sawdust ' camouflage. Three of these helmets are M35's, one helmet is an M40. Published set. Stunning original helmets!militariaplaza.nl
Set of 4 matching Luftwaffe Camouflage Helmets (Stahlhelme). These helmets have been painted in green, brown and tan camouflage having sawdust flakes added to the paint. This type of camouflage could indicate usage at the Normandy front. The helmets were undeniably painted at the same time and are from the same FLAK unit, names have been written in the liners. Three of these helmets are M35's, one helmet is an M40 that once had a rubber band around it, paint reactions with the rubber band can be seen around the helmet. All four helmets are showing normal traces of usage and are complete with their original liners and chinstraps. Take a look at the photos for more details. This set of helmets has been published in the famous Schiffer reference book 'German Paratroops in North Africa' by 'John E. Hodgin'. Stunning set of 4 matching original Luftwaffe Camouflage Helmets!
The PJF Kamo Kwadruplets are for sale for the low price of € 19000,00
The helmets were undeniably painted at the same time...... I agree.