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by edwin
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Topic: Saxon Husaren Regt. Nr. 19
Replies: 17
Views: 240

Re: Saxon Husaren Regt. Nr. 19

Awseome find! Congrats.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: A Convoluted Deal.
Replies: 11
Views: 197

Re: A Convoluted Deal.

Great story!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: FINALLY something to post.
Replies: 18
Views: 366

Re: FINALLY something to post.

Great helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Regimental marking or maker's marking?
Replies: 11
Views: 341

Re: Regimental marking or maker's marking?

Nicely marked helmet!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: WWI Film news
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: WWI Film news

Sounds interesting. Thanks for sharing!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 25, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian Pioneer 1st or 3rd Officers helmet
Replies: 16
Views: 383

Re: Prussian Pioneer 1st or 3rd Officers helmet

Nice helmet! Thanks for sharing.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen
Replies: 26
Views: 574

Re: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen

Great helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?
Replies: 12
Views: 413

Re: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?

Nice helmet. Congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Austrian dragoner helmet 1866
Replies: 14
Views: 388

Re: Austrian dragoner helmet 1866

Nice project. Good luck!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: A strange ersatz pickelhaube
Replies: 15
Views: 383

Re: A strange ersatz pickelhaube

Nice helmet!

Regards,
Edwin
by edwin
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: What to display with an M1842?
Replies: 45
Views: 16061

Re: What to display with an M1842?

Very nice and thanks for sharing!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: For those who are interested
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: For those who are interested

Again, its not WW1 but I have updated my site with a few pics of my recent visit to local WW2 crash sites of allied bombers.

https://www.edwinvanbloois.com/photoblo ... oningen-2/

I am looking forward to your opinion.

Best regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: An M95 "From the Land Down Under"
Replies: 15
Views: 430

Re: An M95 "From the Land Down Under"

Nice job and thanks for your explanation!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Tips for sites to visit?
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: Tips for sites to visit?

Due to the extermely hot weather and the fact that my three kids and myself included succumbed to stomach flu, I was unable to visit anything that I had planned. However, I will be back in October with a vengance. In the meantime feel free to vistit my photo blog: https://www.edwinvanbloois.com/phot...
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian Tin kit helmet
Replies: 19
Views: 622

Re: Prussian Tin kit helmet

Awesome find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Wurttemberg OYV or Private purchase helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Re: Wurttemberg OYV or Private purchase helmet

Great helmet and thanks for sharing!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: defeated casing
Replies: 10
Views: 502

Re: defeated casing

Nice find, congrats!

Edwin
by edwin
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Der Uberzug
Topic: Artillery Helmet Cover
Replies: 8
Views: 539

Re: Artillery Helmet Cover

Nice find!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Time machine
Replies: 20
Views: 739

Re: Time machine

Great helmet with an interesting history!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steuben Tag Parade 1973
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: Steuben Tag Parade 1973

Nice photo! Thanks for sharing.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 497

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

We have of course extensively used Der Handstreich gegen Lüttich vom 3. bis 7. August 1914 (herausgegeben vom generalstab des Heeres Berlin 1939). if you look at the date and the source your mind can come up with certain prejudices of the authors. This is in German – no real problem – my Dutch is s...
by edwin
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: German Segeltuchtasche Gummimaske
Replies: 11
Views: 328

Re: German Segeltuchtasche Gummimaske

Nice find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Tips for sites to visit?
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Tips for sites to visit?

Dear Belgian friends, Do you have any tips about WW1 sites near the coast between Knokke and Oostende? For years I have been waiting to visit the Aachen coastal batterie at Oostende. It was subjected to a major reconstruction, which took nearly 3 years (I am sure that the Germans completed it sooner...
by edwin
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 497

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

There is little English literature I know that deals with the opening days of the war and Handstreich in particular. I think that that subject is touched upon briefly in the Guns of August. However, the only book that covers the siege of Liege, the destruction of the fortresses and operation Handstr...
by edwin
Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 497

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

Just two things... After the Franco-Prussian war the British were forced to act in case of another European war with Germany because they could not accept Germany becoming the dominant continental power. So the invasion of Belgium was a welcome excuse, at least to the military wo had been planning w...
by edwin
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 497

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

Thanks for the acknowledgement. I just tried to help someone with similar interests!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian General Officer Pickelhauben- named
Replies: 13
Views: 545

Re: Prussian General Officer Pickelhauben- named

Nice helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Fus Artillerie regiment nr 9
Replies: 17
Views: 681

Re: Fus Artillerie regiment nr 9

Great helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: German M17 gas mask & ersatz plywood canister
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: German M17 gas mask & ersatz plywood canister

Nice, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube, just found
Replies: 13
Views: 446

Re: Pickelhaube, just found

Awesome helmet, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Horse on eagle
Replies: 17
Views: 487

Re: Horse on eagle

Nice find, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914
Replies: 14
Views: 497

Re: The German Failure in Belgium, August 1914

I am looking forward to it! Thanks for sharing.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The thing with kids....
Replies: 5
Views: 283

The thing with kids....

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Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: For those who are interested
Replies: 3
Views: 183

For those who are interested

Its not WW1, but I have updated my site with some pics of my recent visits to local WW2 allied crashsites.

https://www.edwinvanbloois.com/photoblo ... friesland/

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: More Prussian Standard Bearers
Replies: 5
Views: 358

Re: More Prussian Standard Bearers

Nice finds, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Found a Pickelhaube Wappen
Replies: 18
Views: 710

Re: Found a Pickelhaube Wappen

Interesting! Thanks for sharing.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Shakos/Tschakos
Topic: A Rare Bird, sorry I meant Griffin --- TB14
Replies: 14
Views: 793

Re: A Rare Bird, sorry I meant Griffin --- TB14

Great find indeed! Thanks for sharing.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes
Replies: 48
Views: 1504

Re: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes

I am modest. Just looking for an arti haube or officer's one.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 26, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes
Replies: 48
Views: 1504

Re: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes

An arti or officer are high on my wish list.

Regards,
Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 26, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 1870 EK
Replies: 12
Views: 489

Re: 1870 EK

Nice and thanks for sharing.

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 26, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 30,5 Skoda Morter Model
Replies: 10
Views: 380

Re: 30,5 Skoda Morter Model

Very cool!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 26, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube
Replies: 40
Views: 1274

Re: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube

Nice find, congrats! Will you complete it by adding original kokarden?

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 26, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: the morser on the mountain?
Replies: 9
Views: 436

Re: the morser on the mountain?

Very nice and thanks for sharing!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 19, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 651

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Great helmet which has surely seen some action!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Fri May 18, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Waterloo helmet with cover
Replies: 21
Views: 856

Re: Waterloo helmet with cover

Great helmets, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Fri May 18, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest find - an officer Cavalry-Saber
Replies: 5
Views: 357

Re: My latest find - an officer Cavalry-Saber

Very nice, congrats!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 12, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Shakos/Tschakos
Topic: Mod.15 mecklenburgisches jager tshako
Replies: 17
Views: 712

Re: Mod.15 mecklenburgisches jager tshako

Very nice!

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 12, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Hessian glory
Replies: 39
Views: 1174

Re: Hessian glory

Very nice Hessians, congrats!

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 12, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: My always evolving cabinet…
Replies: 20
Views: 749

Re: My always evolving cabinet…

Very impressive!

Regards,

Edwin
by edwin
Sat May 05, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Garde Dragoner: Johan Weber
Replies: 31
Views: 1624

Re: Garde Dragoner: Johan Weber

Very nice job!

Regards,

Edwin