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by Khukri
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Belgian WWI hat
Replies: 10
Views: 233

Re: Belgian WWI hat

20 Linie Regiment? 20th Regiment of the Line?
by Khukri
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube for Obersten in Generalstellung
Replies: 35
Views: 4513

Re: Pickelhaube for Obersten in Generalstellung

Once again. Outstanding Haube!!
by Khukri
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 1868

Re: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration

Love this one! Excellent!
by Khukri
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube for Obersten in Generalstellung
Replies: 35
Views: 4513

Re: Pickelhaube for Obersten in Generalstellung

From J-L Larcade: Volume One-Chapter 6: "High ranking Officers in a Generals commission: -From 5 August 1886 on until 26 August 1898 a special helmet was worn by this Officers. The Infantry Officers helmet, but with the convex chinstrap scales. All fittings gold-plated. -Wappen: more decorated than...
by Khukri
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Trip to Verdun
Replies: 21
Views: 4504

Re: Trip to Verdun

Verdun and the Argonne: special!!!
La Pompelle: "THE COLLECTION": completely torn apart. Wrong labels etc...They don't want Haube addicts as vollunteers anymore!!
by Khukri
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: A dangerous copy !
Replies: 13
Views: 3192

Re: A dangerous copy !

Thank you!!
by Khukri
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Wappen SOS 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 208

Re: Wappen SOS 2018

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: My Collection
Replies: 16
Views: 371

Re: My Collection

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 1868

Re: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration

Excellent work on a fine helmet!!
Thank you for the great pics!!
Francis
by Khukri
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Shako too
Replies: 15
Views: 393

Re: Shako too

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: The king(s) and I...
Replies: 12
Views: 335

Re: The king(s) and I...

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Ulanen Regt. Nr.15 set so frosty it will hurt your eyes.
Replies: 15
Views: 443

Re: Ulanen Regt. Nr.15 set so frosty it will hurt your eyes.

Formidastic Tschapka!!!! My all time favorits!!!
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Once yo go black
Replies: 22
Views: 358

Re: Once yo go black

Jackpot Karel!!! Fine Haube!
Francis
by Khukri
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: EM Jäger zu Pferde M15.
Replies: 14
Views: 4588

Re: EM Jäger zu Pferde M15.

Excellent!!! Like this one Coert!!! Could be a brother of my JzPf M15 (I posted the pictures here before!!). You checked the front of the shell (beneath the Wappen)???
by Khukri
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Rare books about spiked helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 423

Re: Rare books about spiked helmet

Both are excellent books!!!
by Khukri
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Site Upgrade Complete
Replies: 9
Views: 240

Re: Site Upgrade Complete

I like it as well!
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Topic: Hussar Regiment #20 de troupe
Replies: 14
Views: 2241

Re: Hussar Regiment #20 de troupe

:thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up:
by Khukri
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: My Kurrasier and JzP M15's
Replies: 24
Views: 604

Re: My Kurrasier and JzP M15's

Great collection!!! :thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Neutral Holland
Replies: 17
Views: 1422

Re: Neutral Holland

Leuven in is the only way! In Flemish!!!
by Khukri
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Online PDF
Replies: 7
Views: 468

Re: Online PDF

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 504

Re: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Pitty I missed this!!! Thank you for sharing!
:thumb up:
by Khukri
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bavarian Pioneer Batl. 7
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: Bavarian Pioneer Batl. 7

We keep learning! Thank you!
Francis
by Khukri
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bavarian Pioneer Batl. 7
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: Bavarian Pioneer Batl. 7

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bavarian Pioneer Batl. 7
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: Bavarian Pioneer Batl. 7

Nr 7?
Thought there were four!
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 504

Re: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Again jawdropping, superb photograph's!!!!!Chapter on the Prussian Generals-subchapter: Generals in the uniform of a Jäger Regiment zu Pferde: Kaiser Wilhelm II helmet. What can I say...One pic shows the detail of the special elastic band on the chinstrap. Seen on many of the Kaiser's helmets. from ...
by Khukri
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 504

Re: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Indeed: I visited huis doorn as well...a pitty they show so few of his helmets and uniforms!!! but.... :thumb up: I loved the saddle chair!!!
Posted this one before: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ccxJvee_bo" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Francis
by Khukri
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 504

Re: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Came today: An early Easter... or a late Christmas gift.. 2.9 Kilograms.
Excellent book!
by Khukri
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: And behold, a star rose in the East
Replies: 19
Views: 776

Re: And behold, a star rose in the East

:bravo:
Such a beauty!!
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 7
Views: 224

Re: Happy New Year!

All the best for 2018!!!
Love this display!!!!
Francis
Flanders
Belgium
by Khukri
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Photo album
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Photo album

Thank you.
Francis
by Khukri
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Photo album
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: Photo album

Cavalry?
by Khukri
Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Happy new-year, and christmas.
Replies: 4
Views: 293

Re: Happy new-year, and christmas.

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M95 Baden 109 Leib Grenadier OR helmet
Replies: 27
Views: 886

Re: M95 Baden 109 Leib Grenadier OR helmet

That is a real beauty!!!
:thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 504

Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Anyone owns this fine book?
In English or in German.
Many pics of the Kaiser's "collection" in Huis Doorn in the Netherlands.
Kept hidden. Never on display!! A shame.... :-?
Francis

https://www.militaria.at/Book.aspx?book ... anguage=de" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Khukri
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 1868

Re: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration

Great job!
Back then: the sewing machine was more like a chainsaw...
Return it to the factory: money back!!
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka
Replies: 24
Views: 797

Re: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka

Real interesting details Tony! Wow! :thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up:
Thanks for sharing!
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 1868

Re: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration

Indeed great patina!!
Thank you Steve for this info on King Leopold II.
Would you mind to post some pics of these shoulder boards?
Thank you!
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Belgian infantry colonel belongings
Replies: 10
Views: 436

Re: A Belgian infantry colonel belongings

Very interesting!!
:thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment
Replies: 18
Views: 571

Re: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment

:thumb up:!
by Khukri
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment
Replies: 18
Views: 571

Re: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment

:thumb up:

Very nice!
Thank you for sharing!
Would you mind to post a pic of the liner?

Thank you!
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Parade busch and funnel (Trichter)
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: Parade busch and funnel (Trichter)

Excellent! ???Would there be another leather disc beneath this brass part to prevent its sharp edges from cutting the hairs??? No need to take it off...well...if you insist to do so...go ahead with your screwdriver... :-? ...this is a joke of course. I guess: I would NEVER dare to go that far in dis...
by Khukri
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Parade busch and funnel (Trichter)
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: Parade bush with spike

Not called spike! In German: Haarbusch "Trichter" (funnel) Looks like Yack hair (For officers). OR would have the horsehair Haarbusch. Like this piece. Do you mind to post a picture of the other side of the detached Haarbusch (leather disc) ? Thank you! This part is a translation from the French Uni...
by Khukri
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Dienstspitze and base for J z Pf Officers helmet
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Dienstspitze and base for J z Pf Officers helmet

For sale: Dragoner08 asks me to post the pictures and information on his well preserved, complete Dienstspitze and base for a Jäger zu Pferde Officers helmet. Price: 800,- Euro. Contact: Email: "[email protected].de" Francis http://i64.tinypic.com/dfwu1z.jpg http://i63.tinypic.com/w1zq5x.jpg http://i...
by Khukri
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 1868

Re: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration

Another nice job! Love the Wappen!! 27th August 1907: King Albert I of Belgium became Regimentschef to this Regiment! This is his helmet: Kokarden and Wappen are covered with a thin black fabric (silk?) mourning veil. (picture taken in the Brussels Army Museum 2014) Francis http://pickelhaubes.com/b...
by Khukri
Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka
Replies: 24
Views: 797

Re: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka

Thank you Tony!! I will for you Francis. Give me a week or three. All of your photo requests are really interesting on this Tschapka. Excellent!!! Love this one. Would you mind to show us the side view of the right side: Reichskokarde and the way how the tin top is attached to the Tschapka shell??? ...