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    Australian Museum Selling WW1 German Camouflage Helmets.....then!

    But I wonder too if they were selling 'legitimate' camos or someone painting them onsite and would we now know the difference. For me it kind of reads ambiguously! It's the first time I've seen such an advertisement.....well in this country anyway.
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    Australian Museum Selling WW1 German Camouflage Helmets.....then!

    I bought this advertisement some time ago and hadn't really had the time to read it properly until I found another this morning elsewhere. It was an advertisement in a newspaper dated 1920 I was gobsmacked that the Australian government had enough German WW1 camo's to advertise them for...
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    A purchase pre internet

    ......just stunning! Thank you for posting it, one of my favourites!
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    M95 chinstrap

    I spent years getting the ones I have and it was a hard slog, I think it was 5 that I needed. I don't like this one for it's unused like state, by that i mean it's still rather right-angled all the way along it like it's never taken a hit or a bend. That stitching also concerns me almost like...
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    Miss MacPhillips

    Definitely out of my ballpark if it ever was....but one can dream!
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    Miss MacPhillips

    Just amazing! Is it for sale somewhere?
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    The best of my German steel helmets collection.

    No you're right but it helps......oh the day when I can actually find a helmet in an untouched state in some barn or attic would be my euphoria, it's not going to happen here :)
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    The best of my German steel helmets collection.

    Sydney, Australia where the pickings are extremely slim. Same except part of my learning and education is to repair and fortunately there are these forums which have helped me conserve and doubly the pleasure of viewing others beauties!
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    The best of my German steel helmets collection.

    Nice helmets Spiker, really nice! Fortunately living way down here people are not so controversial about what one collects.....actually most appreciate the education when I show some of what I collect. I collect mainly from an artistic aesthetic and the picklehaube wins hand down for the...
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    1915 Prussian Pioneer

    What an amazingly immaculate find!
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    Greater New Orleans Militaria Show 23 & 24 October 2021

    $2000 is unrealistic but the day will come very very soon that it will be normal. They have doubled in the last two years!
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    My first pickelhaube restoration

    You'll have a lot of fun Drew. There's so many tips and advise here that comes from experience you can't go wrong. I used a very fine automotive filler to fill in all the blemishes of the exterior, that's where I started. Good luck and keep us updated as I enjoy seeing the before, during and...
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    Hi from another Brit with the bug

    Welcome Drew. They're a lot of fun to restore as opposed to steel helmets and in my opinion a lot easier. You'll enjoy it. Wayne
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    Oldenburg Officer Damaged During Shipment

    Looking better already....amazing!
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    Oldenburg Officer Damaged During Shipment

    What a challenge that's going to be but I'm sure you'll do an amazing job. I'll watch with awe.
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