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Eric

The white around the borders is ok. The eagle looks good to me as it's the 'no dot' winged version, which is correct for Quist and ET helmets. The foot also covers part of the swastika which is correct for this version.The only issue is that the swastika is not directly below the vent but the slippage of the decal - causing the white border may be the reason for it looking off centre. The decals were applied face down with the backing paper on top using a lacquer to 'glue' them to the paintwork, another coat of lacquer was then applied over the decal. A messy job and easy to slip the transfer as you couldn't really see what you were doing and as the appliers were handling hundreds of helmets in a day some ended up not quite true. Its pretty easy to chip off and see a modern day transfer.

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