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    French M-1935 Camouflage Shelter Half

    CollectinSteve
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    Post by CollectinSteve Sun Nov 07, 2010 5:59 pm

    Something I didn't even know existed until I saw it up on eBay. Nicely documented too.

    The printing was done by screens, not rollers. Which explains why the quality is so poor, even beyond the probable significant fading. The green color was printed dark enough that it soaked through to the other side, the purplish gray color (don't know what it was originally) only appears on one side.

    The square size and button system are pretty common. The buttons are a type which the French used for a while even post war.

    Enjoy!

    Steve

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    Post by panzerwerk Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:10 pm

    Very cool find !!
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    Post by vonstuck Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:40 pm

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    Hello

    It is not mine , but I have one as this
    Mine have German WWII buttons type
    And I have not more information about this type of tent
    Gilles
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    Post by CollectinSteve Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:00 pm

    Thanks for the pictures!! This confirms, I think, a suspicion I have. One side was printed in green (and soaked through), while the opposite side was printed in some sort of grayish purple. Gilles, the example you show has a lot less green soaking through than mine, therefore it's possible this effect was unintentional.

    Steve

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