Repaints and Camouflage helmets II

This chapter continues with repaints and single color camouflage helmets.

M35 ET64 with dark gray paint. The helmet has been covered with a layer of whitewash, but most of it has been removed or worn off. Notice the "shadow" of the decal.

The liner of the M35 above. The soldier has used a customized leather cord to replace the factory drawstring.

M40 EF66 with gray textured paint. The white camouflage paint underneath is showing where the gray has worn off.



The liner of the M40 above. Notice the deep Lot Number stamping on the rear skirt. The helmet was found on a chicken farm and has feathers and other debris between the liner and steel band.

M35 NS64 with remnants of white paint (another Norwegian collection).

The liner of the M35 above.

M40 Q64 with handpainted white paint (another Norwegian collection).

The front of the M40 above. The tactical sign could be period German made or postwar.

The liner of the M40 above.

M40 ET64 with handpainted white paint. The paint has yellowed over time (Magnus Sjursen Collection).

The liner of the M40 above.

M35 ET62 KM helmet with red-brown (rotbraun) paint. The red-brown paint is identical to one of the colors used in the Normandy camouflage scheme. Notice the factory smooth green paint in spots where the camouflage layer has worn off.

The liner of the M35 above.

M42 EF66 with sprayed sand-color base coat. Some parts of the surface such as the visor exhibit a darker brown paint (Magnus Sjursen Collection).

The liner of the M42 above.

M35 ET64 with hand brushed medium green paint (Tommy Olsen Collection).

The liner of the M35 above. Notice the naming on the skirt and the size stamp in the dome.

M40 ET62 with dark green paint (Tommy Olsen Collection).

The liner of the M40 above.

M40 EF64 painted with light blue-gray over a layer of white paint (Tommy Olsen Collection).

The liner of the M40 above.