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by strathdene
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: What is the Smallest Size Pickelhaube Known??
Replies: 24
Views: 2603

Re: What is the Smallest Size Pickelhaube Known??

pickelhauben wrote:This is my smallest one sitting on my napping kitty NINJA


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I love it, I have a little Furlein at home who would be beautiful with that haube.

Kind Regards

Steve
by strathdene
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 4 medals, some from 1870/71, and a Kleines Schiessbuch dated
Replies: 12
Views: 536

Re: 4 medals, some from 1870/71, and a Kleines Schiessbuch d

hi Coert

I know the feeling.

I could't let these go! I have said this many times to my understanding wife.

I like good and interesting stuff.

Congatulations

Kind Regards

Steve
by strathdene
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Help with medal ID
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Help with medal ID

Hi James

Could it be an Austrian long service medal?

https://www.medals-orders.com/austria/a ... t-war.html

Kind Regards

Steve
by strathdene
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The lions of Ypres
Replies: 5
Views: 3175

Re: The lions of Ypres

Its nice to see the Lions guarding the gate to Menin. They normally stand as sentinels seen by everyone entering the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/encyclopedia/menin/lions" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; The Ypres lions https://www.awm.gov.au/art...
by strathdene
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Donate to the Forum Server Fees
Topic: Donations 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 2912

Re: Donations 2017

Hi to All

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

I know that my donation will be put to good use for all members to keep enjoying the Great Forum that Pickelhaubes.Com is.

Best Wishes

Steve
by strathdene
Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Pictures of Uhlans
Replies: 13
Views: 2156

Re: Pictures of Uhlans

Thanks PICKELMAX

The sight of the Uhlans in parade positions is impressive.

Thankyou for sharing

Cheers Steve

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by strathdene
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Donate to the Forum Server Fees
Topic: FORUM DONATIONS 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 8586

Re: FORUM DONATIONS 2016

Hi to all I made a donation today, and would like to thank you all for the knowledge and wealth of insight that you members have provided over the years. I wish you all a Merry Xmas and a Great New Year. Cheers to Pickelhaube.com A Great Forum with friendly members who give valuable advice and make ...
by strathdene
Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Get them before they are gone
Replies: 4
Views: 3106

Re: Get them before they are gone

Volume 2. The Battle Of The Somme, With The German XIV Reserve Corps, July 1916 has now been published on the 15 December 2012. I have been waiting for this volume and have now placed an order for it. No guaranties that it will arrive for Xmas but maybe New Years. Here is its description. The epic B...
by strathdene
Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:17 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Please help identify this (Pickelhaube?) object
Replies: 9
Views: 2166

I'm having a guess but it looks like it may be part of a mortar round that could of been filled with inflammable or toxic chemicals.
Something like what a Livens Projector would fire.
:-k Steve
by strathdene
Sat Jul 03, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: M95 Wurtemberg Off. Dragoner Regt. 25
Replies: 10
Views: 1461

A truely beautiful helmet!
Your collection of helmets is simply amazing.
Thankyou for showing them to us. =D>
by strathdene
Sun May 23, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Just plain wrong... (WARNING not for children!)
Replies: 13
Views: 6789

The Lusitania Medal is a interesting case of propaganda. The obverse displays the liner slipping beneath the waves stern first with obvious war contraband on her deck with the admonishment above "No Contraband Goods" . Below in exergue "The Liner Lusitania Sunk By German Submarine May 5 1915". The i...
by strathdene
Sun May 23, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Just plain wrong... (WARNING not for children!)
Replies: 13
Views: 6789

There are many references to this medal. The Imperial War Musuem has a listing of this medal as well as other medals of Karl Goetz. eg The Lusitania Medal ( Two versions as he got the date wrong on the first one. ). In his life's work, some 784 different medals were produced including 175 with satir...
by strathdene
Fri May 21, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Just plain wrong... (WARNING not for children!)
Replies: 13
Views: 6789

Re German Proprogana Medal by Karl Goetz. Occupation Medal by French African Soldiers displaying caricature of Black French Soldier dated 1920 with motto "Die Wacht Am Rhein" & "Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite". Reverse displays "all seeing eye" looking down on a nude woman chained to a penis wearing a...
by strathdene
Tue May 04, 2010 4:40 am
Forum: Donate to the Forum Server Fees
Topic: Forum Off Line May 3rd
Replies: 7
Views: 5332

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