M35 German helmet – cleaning and restoring project


German helmet M35DD model: a post 1940 texturized ”camouflage” paint can be seen on the exterior, under it you can also see the original green-olive paint, typical for the early M35 model, like both of the decals. The interior presents the original green-olive paint.
Manufacturer ”ET” Eisen-und Hüttenwerke, AG Thale/Harz, size 66.
The helmet was recovered from the Mizil area, Romania, October 2015.

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Finalization of the cleaning and reconditioning process of the M35 Heer DD German Helmet, having the post 1940 texturized paint.
Cleaning Method: gradual baths of oxalic acid (not by immersion)
Preservation Method: Renaissance Wax.

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