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by Das158er
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M1867 Tornister help!!
Replies: 0
Views: 2133

M1867 Tornister help!!

Can anyone help me with pictures of the inside of an 1867/1870 tornister, I would like to make a reproduction but can only find exterior details, photos or diagrams would be much appreciated, thanks Stu
by Das158er
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1864 equipment
Replies: 1
Views: 839

1864 equipment

Hi Can anyone help me with photos of the German infantry equipment of 1864, in particular the tornister a bread bag, photos of the actual items would be great if anyone has them. many thanks Stuart
by Das158er
Tue Jun 07, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prussian Danish war 1864
Replies: 0
Views: 3576

Prussian Danish war 1864

Does anyone know any sites or places that deal in Danish/Prussian militaria from the 1864 war?
i would also be interested in repro Danish equipment.
Thanks Das158er
by Das158er
Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: An Uberzug with a story 100 years ago today
Replies: 40
Views: 12182

Re: An Uberzug with a story 100 years ago today

Just a post to mark the 100th anniversary of Hans Wilko Philipp Stoeber
of the 158 infanterie regiment who was killed today in 1914 the full story is in this original post.
by Das158er
Sat May 31, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian pickelhaube with newspaper in the liner
Replies: 15
Views: 3256

Re: Prussian pickelhaube with newspaper in the liner

Very nice I love a bit of history like that
by Das158er
Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 18 Landwehr infanterie
Replies: 0
Views: 1265

18 Landwehr infanterie

Hi can any one help me with the sholder strap piping that the 18th LIR would have had ? Also would love to see any photos of soldiers from this regiment if anyone has any.
Cheers Stu
by Das158er
Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: WW2 American helmet help
Replies: 2
Views: 2209

WW2 American helmet help

Hi This is a bit out of my range of knowledge so I am posting this on behalf of a friend who would like to find out more about this helmet if possible..hope you guys can help. its a US army helmet poss WW2 my boss at work had a look at it as he knows a little about these things and rekons it is of W...
by Das158er
Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:28 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Salty 1860/70 pickel
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

Re: Salty 1860/70 pickel

Larry that us superb thankyou.
I know nothing of the regimental structure of the German army at that time so intend to
Look into it further.
Do you think the markings were scratched by the French soldier who captured the helmet, and
Would the 1st armee corps refer to his unit or the german unit?
Stu
by Das158er
Sun Dec 22, 2013 7:05 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Salty 1860/70 pickel
Replies: 5
Views: 1875

Salty 1860/70 pickel

I recently acquired an 1860's helmet. It is in tatty condition but is interesting. inside it is marked I B there are other makings but I cant make them out. what I didn't notice at first is that around the spike is scratched : 1870 1 ARMEE CORPS There is also scratched onto the spike base another wo...
by Das158er
Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Finally! 6th Kurassier.
Replies: 38
Views: 8804

Re: Finally! 6th Kurassier.

Super nothing better than a dream come true, I see you have your priorities right pics of you and your beloved at the top and your helmets below :D good work keeping the misses happy and yourself 8-)
by Das158er
Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Kürassier-Regiment nr 7 „von Seydlitz“ (Magdeburgisches)
Replies: 14
Views: 2300

Re: Kürassier-Regiment nr 7 „von Seydlitz“ (Magdeburgisches)

I love it it has a lovely feel of history, great find well done :thumb up:
by Das158er
Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Allenstein Kaserne - 146 IR, 150 IR, 73 MFAR, 10 DR
Replies: 3
Views: 1923

Re: Allenstein Kaserne - 146 IR, 150 IR, 73 MFAR, 10 DR

Hi I hope this is of interest its a fragment of helmet cover for the 150th infanterie Regiment, it was found at Tannenberg together with helmet parts that I have made up into a helmet on an old shell, will post pics shortly. http://img708.imageshack.us/img708/9299/001dqa.jpg http://img714.imageshack...
by Das158er
Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:22 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 1871 84th Inf Reg Helmet Back from The Dead
Replies: 22
Views: 5086

Prais indeed from you Brian, I couldnt have done it without your advice

Thankyou Stu :salute:
by Das158er
Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:12 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 1871 84th Inf Reg Helmet Back from The Dead
Replies: 22
Views: 5086

What Colour bayonet knot would they have had at this period? was it different to the ww1 system?
by Das158er
Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 84th Infanterie Regiment in the Franco Prussian War
Replies: 4
Views: 1797

Thanks Guys Take a look at my post on latest find to see the helmet
by Das158er
Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 1871 84th Inf Reg Helmet Back from The Dead
Replies: 22
Views: 5086

1871 84th Inf Reg Helmet Back from The Dead

I recently bought the pieces of an 1870/1 Pickelhaube, most of the parts were there so I thought this would make a good restoration project. The helmet was marked with regimental markings and dates as follows: http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/5039/015ysw.jpg R 84 1870 1881 R 84 (embossed) I B 4C I...
by Das158er
Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 84th Infanterie Regiment in the Franco Prussian War
Replies: 4
Views: 1797

84th Infanterie Regiment in the Franco Prussian War

I recently acquired a Pickelhaube from the 84th IR dated 1871 which I am restoring at the moment (pics to come soon), Can anyone help me with regard to this Regiments involvement in the Franco Prussian war.
Any pics or Information would be very much appreciated

Thanks Stu Das158er
by Das158er
Wed May 04, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: 1887 Pickelhaube Strap
Replies: 1
Views: 736

1887 Pickelhaube Strap

Can anyone help me with photos of the 1887 pickelhaube strap that show how it was constructed, photos of the reverse would be most helpful with a restoration project I am working on (Photos to follow at some point)

Cheers Stu Das158er
by Das158er
Wed May 04, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Web Site Melt Down...Apology
Replies: 30
Views: 12523

Thank God Pickelhaubes.com is back! that was most distressing :cry: :cry: :D :lol:
by Das158er
Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help finding a leutnant 252 regt
Replies: 2
Views: 1530

Wow :D Glenn

Thats great how did you find that out is there a list or website to help research other soldiers.

Thanks So much Stu
by Das158er
Sat Jan 29, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help finding a leutnant 252 regt
Replies: 2
Views: 1530

Help finding a leutnant 252 regt

Hi All

Can anyone help me track the details or any info on the following leutnant:

Leutnant Adjutant Maempel 2nd Komp 252 Inf Regiment.

Also is there a sight for finding names of fallen German soldiers of the Great War

Thanks Stu Das158er
by Das158er
Sun Dec 12, 2010 5:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Battle of Riga 1917 help
Replies: 2
Views: 2155

Thanks Glenn thats great :D
by Das158er
Sat Dec 11, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: infanterie regiment 257 pics?
Replies: 0
Views: 952

infanterie regiment 257 pics?

Has anyone any pics of soldiers from regiment 257 or landwher regt 18 thanks Stu das158er
by Das158er
Sat Dec 11, 2010 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Battle of Riga 1917 help
Replies: 2
Views: 2155

Battle of Riga 1917 help

Hi Guys
Can anyone help me with info on the battle of Riga 1917, German units involved and if poss maps of the positions and location of this battle
Thanks Stu Das 158er
by Das158er
Sun Oct 17, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Brass Detachable Spike
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

I haven't found any sign of a makers mark, will have to put under my UV light to see if anything shows up.
Stu
by Das158er
Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:11 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Brass Detachable Spike
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

Hi Robert the helmet is 14JR not inf reg 145 though i can see how it looks that way in the photo :D cheers Stu DAS158ER
by Das158er
Sat Oct 16, 2010 1:11 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Brass Detachable Spike
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

Hear are the pics
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by Das158er
Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Brass Detachable Spike
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

yes its the screw off bayonet type fixing just like the M15
by Das158er
Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:57 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Kaiser is gone!
Replies: 20
Views: 9530

So very sad to hear that little Kaiser is gone. my heart goes out to you Tony I know how that feels.
Take care and treasure those happy memories.
Stu DAS158ER
by Das158er
Wed Oct 13, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Brass Detachable Spike
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

Brass Detachable Spike

I just got a Bavarian helmet with a brass Detachable spike, I have never seen this before apart from with gray painted helmets, how common was the brass Detachable spike?
Hope to post a pic shortly.
Cheers Stu DAS158ER
by Das158er
Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sarrburg 1914
Replies: 2
Views: 1719

Sarrburg 1914

Can anyone help me with an account in english of the battles at Sarburg in August 1914.
Many thanks Stu
Das158er
by Das158er
Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:06 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Photos of regts 112, 158, L18,
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

Very nice, great I will drink to that :occasion5:
Thanks Stu

Das158er
by Das158er
Thu Aug 06, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Photos of regts 112, 158, L18,
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

Photos of regts 112, 158, L18,

Has anyone got any photos of soldiers from Regts. 112, 158, or LIR 18 would love to see them posted here if poss, I have several 158 regiment ones myself, but would love more.
I am after pics showng the number on the uberzug.
Hope you guys can help
Cheers Stu DAS158ER
by Das158er
Sat May 16, 2009 1:26 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Leutnant Kurt Rackow, more details?
Replies: 2
Views: 2673

Hi Pierre I can help you with all you need, the 158 regiment is my main interest, send me a PM and I will email you everything I can find for you. Kurt Rackow survived the war but was killed in an accident in the 20's Cheers Stu Das158er This is my painting of him http://img399.imageshack.us/img399/...
by Das158er
Fri Feb 13, 2009 3:41 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Spike Heels!
Replies: 9
Views: 4273

What about the kind that would wear these.........
Send her in my direction, ohhhhhhhhhhhh yesssssssssss
by Das158er
Thu Feb 12, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 79TH INF REG
Replies: 0
Views: 1158

79TH INF REG

Has anyone got any information on a Dr K.H. Senger of the 79th Infanterie Regiment. I have a tornister with his name in, marked to that regiment, also has his address in it. Would love to find out more if poss. The Tornister has a 1914 date on it. http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/6140/013ki4.jpg http:...
by Das158er
Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Spike Heels!
Replies: 9
Views: 4273

I would love the kind of Gal that would wear a pair of those Spike Heels
Oh yes :tongue1:
by Das158er
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: IR Nr. 138 Arm badges?
Replies: 7
Views: 2844

Great Photo, what is the man on the right of the photo carrying on his shoulder?
Stu Das158er
by Das158er
Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: German Field grave
Replies: 2
Views: 1774

Looks like a lobstertail, can you make out any of the writing on the cross?
The soldiers were probablykilled during the battles at Guise or St Quentin in 1914
Stu
Das158er
by Das158er
Sat Dec 20, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: A Merry Xmas and a Peaceful 2009 from Amsterdam
Replies: 3
Views: 2684

Merry Christmas to all from DAS158ER Stu
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by Das158er
Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jager Dachs backpack
Replies: 2
Views: 1969

Hi Chip

Thats superb! thanks for posting the pic, I have several of the infantry ones but have never seen one of these fellows. The one with red eyes sounds great

Cheers Stu :D
by Das158er
Sat Dec 06, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Troddeln colors
Replies: 18
Views: 21894

Was there anything on an officers sword knot that showed his company/Battalion?
Stu
Das158er
by Das158er
Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Pickelhaubes "Down Under"
Replies: 31
Views: 9557

Superb collection :o congrats
Just one question is there any cream you can get for Pickelhaubes down under?
Stu Das158er
by Das158er
Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My "Catch of the year"
Replies: 13
Views: 4230

OHHHHHHHHHH WOW Thats superb.
Thanks to Tony and Kaiser I now know all about rotating spike bases!!!
:compress: Bravo
Stu Das158er
by Das158er
Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Reserve infanterie Regiment Nr 88 Hessian helmet
Replies: 5
Views: 3667

Very nice, though not for the poor guy who owned it.
I love helmets like this that have a story to tell.
Stu Das158er
by Das158er
Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:41 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Welcome Rackow
Replies: 1
Views: 1757

Welcome Rackow

Thought I would say hello and welcome to Rackow are you named after the famous 158er?
Heres my portrait of the man himself Leutnant Rackow
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Das 158er
by Das158er
Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:52 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 1st Konigsberg Grenadier and Landwehr
Replies: 16
Views: 5997

WOW thats realy interesting, I would love to come exploring with you and find stuff like that!!!
:o
Stu Das158er
by Das158er
Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: My most faithful friend has passed away
Replies: 13
Views: 6100

Mike
My deepest sympathy and my thoughts are with you, I lost my little dog Holly two years ago and I miss her terribly.
Take care Stu
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by Das158er
Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:32 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: British soldier ID help
Replies: 3
Views: 2290

Thanks Bill, its great to get a second opinion.
From what I have found the uniform is also consistant with the Army Service Corps
Cheers Stu
by Das158er
Sat Oct 18, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhauben Regimental Markings
Replies: 64
Views: 46399

Hi Joe looks like 7C 1868 II

to me, Stu Das158er