Sand paint structures and other types

This chapter covers helmets with sand paint and very rough paint structures.

M40 ET68 with gray-green rough textured sand paint.

The paint structure of the M40 helmet above. This paint contains small sand pebbles. Light sand texture.

M35 ET62 with gray-blue sand paint.

The paint structure of the M35 helmet above. The sand pebbles are of a medium size.

M40 NS66 Heer SD with dark gray sand paint. The paint contains beach sand and remnants from clam shells. This pattern blends in perfectly with concrete backgrounds such as bunker walls and roofs.

The paint structure of the M40 helmet above. Notice the rounded sand and small stones from the beach.

M42 hkp64 with rough textured tan sand paint.

The paint structure of the M42 helmet above. The sand content of the tan paint is heavy. Notice the sand particles in the edge of the vent hole.

M40 ET64 with sprayed light and dark green in patterns over the surface. Before spraying the helmet received a form of running plasterwork, a unique camouflage scheme.

The paint structure of the M40 helmet above. Notice the patterns of running plasterwork (running concrete) over the shell.

M35 Quist 68 with dark blue paint. The paint has been mixed with sand/stones and brushed on the helmet in a very thick lumpy layer.

The paint structure of the M35 helmet above. Notice the sand and small pebbles in the paint. The paint has flaked off on the edge revealing the smooth factory M35 paint.

Another close-up of the M35 helmet above.

M35 ET64. Sprayed mustard yellow with green and red-brown on top. The colors blend into each other and the paint contains sawdust and woodchips.

The paint structure of the M35 helmet above. Notice the rough textured paint with woodchips and sawdust.

Another close-up of the M35 woodchip/sawdust painted helmet above.

M42 hkp64 painted in gray-blue with woodchips in the paint.

The paint structure of the M42 helmet above. Notice the woodchips poking out of the paint.

M40 ET66 multi-layer camo. The helmet was first brushed/sprayed with dark gray sand/woodchip paint, followed by a tan/olive green finish with woodchips.

The paint structure of the M40 helmet above. Very rough and thick paint structure with woodchips and sawdust.

Another close-up of the M40 woodchip/sawdust paint above.