odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

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odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

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just acquired this piece.

at first glance the black looks good

but on the right hand the black is there but is faded and you can see paints dot. at first i thought it was a retouch. but im now thinking is it paint degradation?

any thoughts guys?

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Ok I am confused, sorry that I can't help. But at the moment I think retouch :?
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Re: odd stormtrooper black paint spotting

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Looks like something has reacted with the paint,
Has he been cleaned in a strong chemical?
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Dorsetmark wrote:Looks like something has reacted with the paint,
Has he been cleaned in a strong chemical?
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Looks like a chemical reaction the way it seems to be peeling. If if it was a retouch you wouldn't think the original piant would also be removed as it appears to be... For what it's worth, my bet would be on a cleaning agent reacting with the black paint.
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Looks like a retouch to me.
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I'd say retouched and the top layer is flaking off.
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