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by Leone
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: IR92
Replies: 40
Views: 2446

Re: IR92

Neil, I would say...another fake. To me the giveaway is the rough texture of the white metal skull and bones. I believe this is caused by bubbling during the galvano process. The originals shown here were “punched” out so the details are perfect, clean cut, smooth surface, no rough texture. Compare...
by Leone
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: IR92
Replies: 40
Views: 2446

Re: IR92

Neil, I would say...another fake. To me the giveaway is the rough texture of the white metal skull and bones. I believe this is caused by bubbling during the galvano process. The originals shown here were “punched” out so the details are perfect, clean cut, smooth surface, no rough texture. Compare...
by Leone
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: IR92
Replies: 40
Views: 2446

Re: IR92

I like this helmet. Looks good. Congrats!
by Leone
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Original recipes for black military Leather-Lacquer
Replies: 10
Views: 1424

Re: Original recipes for black military Leather-Lacquer

I bought this Wachs für Reparaturen once. It is bitumen resin. Not authentic method.
by Leone
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Reserve Artillery-Officer
Replies: 14
Views: 1782

Re: Reserve Artillery-Officer

Nice helmet. Congtats!
by Leone
Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1712

Re: Wappens For Sale

😱where I was 14. january!!! 😨😰😭
by Leone
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Resurrection - Wappens
Replies: 22
Views: 5299

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Resurrection - Wappens

Amazing!!! I'm speechless looking on your collection....
by Leone
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Repairing A Felt Pickehaube
Replies: 16
Views: 4345

Re: Repairing A Felt Pickehaube

Good job! Thanks for sharing!
by Leone
Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: What is the Smallest Size Pickelhaube Known??
Replies: 24
Views: 5106

Re: What is the Smallest Size Pickelhaube Known??

The smallest tshako I have is the size for my 4 years old daughter. :D
by Leone
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: hidden treasure
Replies: 6
Views: 1086

Re: hidden treasure

Wow! You are lucky man!
by Leone
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 7
Views: 1589

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year for all collectioners. Let you have all you wishes realized in a new year!


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by Leone
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: What I Want For Christmas
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Re: What I Want For Cristmas

Funny image! :)
by Leone
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Enlisted GdC Reserve Wappen
Replies: 5
Views: 1850

Re: Enlisted GdC Reserve Wappen

Amazing Wappen! Probably I don't have a chance to touch it never!
by Leone
Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment
Replies: 18
Views: 1857

Re: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment

brusik1 wrote:Image

I still have problems with pictures :?
check PM
by Leone
Sun Dec 17, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Die Deutsche Armee im Ersten Weltkrieg
Replies: 17
Views: 4694

Re: Die Deutsche Armee im Ersten Weltkrieg

You have a perfect wifes, gents!
by Leone
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment
Replies: 18
Views: 1857

Re: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment

correct link
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by Leone
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment
Replies: 18
Views: 1857

Re: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment

liner- подшлемник
by Leone
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: JR 91 Officer
Replies: 3
Views: 1646

Re: JR 91 Officer

Nice wappen. :thumb up:
by Leone
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Meldereiter plate.
Replies: 5
Views: 984

Re: Meldereiter plate.

Yes.
It is large as the GdC star.
by Leone
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Meldereiter plate.
Replies: 5
Views: 984

Meldereiter plate.

Hello, gents
Any comments? Is it true meldereiter wappen? Might be an original?


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by Leone
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka
Replies: 24
Views: 2830

Re: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka

Nice tschapka!
by Leone
Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Leone's plates collection
Replies: 63
Views: 22546

Re: Leone's plates collection

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by Leone
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Please opinion on Prussian Infantry/Fusiliers Wappen
Replies: 26
Views: 4790

Re: Please opinion on Prussian Infantry/Fusiliers Wappen

oxidization on the solder is more easier to make than it seems.
by Leone
Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Leone's plates collection
Replies: 63
Views: 22546

Re: Leone's plates collection

Off and Mann
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by Leone
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Please opinion on Prussian Infantry/Fusiliers Wappen
Replies: 26
Views: 4790

Re: Please opinion on Prussian Infantry/Fusiliers Wappen

I'm sorry, but your plate is galvano copy
by Leone
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Pickelhaube 5 Garde Regiment
Replies: 22
Views: 3815

Re: Pickelhaube 5 Garde Regiment

Nice! Congrats! =D>
by Leone
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 2017 MAX Pickup
Replies: 18
Views: 2631

Re: 2017 MAX Pickup

Fantastic!
by Leone
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Leone's plates collection
Replies: 63
Views: 22546

Re: Leone's plates collection

Collection not displayed yet. The plate what have reinforcement pins or bars on the reverse side I have only one (the same with your)

Saxon Duchies except Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt

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by Leone
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Leone's plates collection
Replies: 63
Views: 22546

Re: Leone's plates collection

Thank you Kris. :oops:
by Leone
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Leone's plates collection
Replies: 63
Views: 22546

Re: Leone's plates collection

Ugly Photobucket lose all my images. :evil:

Well............. one image with almost all plates.

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by Leone
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 9th Grenadier Model 1867 Officer
Replies: 17
Views: 3379

Re: 9th Grenadier Model 1867 Officer

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by Leone
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 9th Grenadier Model 1867 Officer
Replies: 17
Views: 3379

Re: 9th Grenadier Model 1867 Officer

I have the same done wappen
by Leone
Sat May 06, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Mecklenburg-Strelitz bugle with some clues
Replies: 12
Views: 2824

Re: Mecklenburg-Strelitz bugle with some clues

Fantastic!!
by Leone
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: second life for helmets in each house
Replies: 2
Views: 2027

second life for helmets in each house

not 1ww, but interesting about stahlhelm.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UBrP2Vegbko" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Leone
Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Königs. Sächs. 1. Ulanen-Regt. Nr. 17…
Replies: 15
Views: 3651

Re: Königs. Sächs. 1. Ulanen-Regt. Nr. 17…

Very nice helmet! :thumb up:
by Leone
Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2017 B Loree #2
Replies: 34
Views: 8529

Re: SOS 2017 B Loree #2

Grenadier on the right looks at fake!
by Leone
Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: 8th Foot Artillery Fahnrich, Metz
Replies: 37
Views: 11380

Re: 8th Foot Artillery Fahnrich, Metz

Nice! Very nice!
by Leone
Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Yet Another Project Rebuilding A Wurt Arty
Replies: 4
Views: 1865

Re: Yet Another Project Rebuilding A Wurt Arty

Necessity is the mother of invention. =D>
by Leone
Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?
Replies: 28
Views: 8308

Re: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?

Last find. After cleaning, can see more than 80% gilding on spike and nice gilded plate.
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by Leone
Wed Dec 28, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Santa was kind.
Replies: 16
Views: 3857

Re: Santa was kind.

Nice officer. :thumb up:
by Leone
Tue Dec 20, 2016 4:33 am
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Opinion on a helmet plate with split backings
Replies: 13
Views: 4357

Re: Opinion on a helmet plate with split backings

I'd advise don't unbend split brads needlessly, because it have property sometimes to break during extension.
by Leone
Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Helmet Plate question
Replies: 36
Views: 8626

Re: Helmet Plate question

http://www.ebay.fr/itm/Casque-a-pointe-Plaque-baviere-1896-Pickelhaube-Spike-helmet-/262753032619?hash=item3d2d4d19ab:g:LJcAAOSw5cNYSHl5" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and one more http://www.ebay.fr/itm/Casque-a-pointe-Plaque-baviere-1896-Pickelhaube-Spike-helmet-/262733328549?hash=...
by Leone
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian officer Pickelhaube for opinion
Replies: 20
Views: 4042

Re: Prussian officer Pickelhaube for opinion

Nice officer pickelhaube with EM cockardes? :-k
by Leone
Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Helmet Plate question
Replies: 36
Views: 8626

Re: Helmet Plate question

Yes, and I have a dream to make travel at Australia and New Zealand, and I guess collectors from New Zealand probably would wish to visit 1WW battle places what I have near my town. :) If you come to Melbourne, get in touch and I will arrange for you to visit me and my collection! :thumb up: :thumb...
by Leone
Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Helmet Plate question
Replies: 36
Views: 8626

Re: Helmet Plate question

This is a pretty friendly place. A guy from Latvia and a guy from New Zealand. Simple question, simple answer. What a wonderful world this can be. :bravo: Yes, and I have a dream to make travel at Australia and New Zealand, and I guess collectors from New Zealand probably would wish to visit 1WW ba...
by Leone
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:31 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Helmet Plate question
Replies: 36
Views: 8626

Re: Helmet Plate question

I guess You need bayern plate like this one.
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by Leone
Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:59 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Die Deutsche Artillerie
Replies: 10
Views: 5004

Re: Die Deutsche Artillerie

Glennj wrote:Received my copy a couple of days ago. A worthy addition to the series with some fantastic photography and period portraits. The text is first class as usual. Well done Herr Herr und Herr Nguyen.

Regards
Glenn
+1
by Leone
Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:23 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: My second expirience on restoration
Replies: 20
Views: 6580

Re: My second expirience on restoration

glenn66 wrote:Great job!

That looks like a very tall kugel, can I ask what is the measurement from the base to the top of the kugel?
It is approx 95 mm