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by Schiavona13
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: “Untouched” EK2
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: “Untouched” EK2

Looks like a nice klein & Quenzer. Price is ok
by Schiavona13
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: My first Lobstertail
Replies: 22
Views: 1188

Re: My first Lobstertail

Amy How do you remove de diesel smell ?
by Schiavona13
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

I totally understand . For your info . A lot of the soldiers that served in the timeframe in Netherlands Indie will or are very reluctant to talk about what they have experiencend . First of all a lot of volunteers singed up in 1944 en begining 1945 in the Netherlands to help liberate the North of t...
by Schiavona13
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

Just a quick recap if he is 93 now , he was born around 1927 and was about 14 wenn the Japs invaded so that would mean that he served in the KNIL between 1945 and 1950 . So he was part of the "Politionele Acties " https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_National_Revolution If so he would have revei...
by Schiavona13
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

If you want to see the KNIL in action
From the 13th min its about just before W02

https://youtu.be/KENqdtUqKNI
by Schiavona13
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 631

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

A link to the medals awarded to the KNIL soldiers. http://www.hetdepot.com/medailles.html These are al medails from the 1946 - 1950 period. Brain what do we know ? He served in the KNIL begin 1940 - 1941 ? He was born in what year ? He served in with branche ? Did he evacuated to Australia or was a...
by Schiavona13
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: MY TWO LATEST FIND - ONE AT A TIME
Replies: 10
Views: 426

Re: MY TWO LATEST FIND - ONE AT A TIME

aicusv wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:50 pm
Are you going to leave any helmets out there for the rest of us?
I think Amy is secretly starting a museum
by Schiavona13
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: HR 17 - Totenkopf, Bandeau and Feldzeichen
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: HR 17 - Totenkopf, Bandeau and Feldzeichen

I think Wietze will have some Bandeau for sale
by Schiavona13
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre

You donnt know to much , this only shows us how much history a piece in our collection can bring with it .
If this piece could only talk about what it had seen
by Schiavona13
Tue Dec 24, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre

Correct William of Orange is the connection , From the time of William of Orange till the French invasion this motto was in the Dutch coat of arms , After 1814 it was gone and just Je Maintiendrai was left .
by Schiavona13
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre

The motto top one is Honi soit qui mal y pense - Shame on him who thinks evil of it ( Order of the Garter of Great Britain )
lower one is Je maintiendrai - I will maintain
by Schiavona13
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Merry xmas
Replies: 14
Views: 389

Re: Merry xmas

For me also a Merry Christmas to you all

Image

source : https://news.unclesamsmisguidedchildren ... mas-truce/
by Schiavona13
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Problems posting pictures?
Replies: 37
Views: 1053

Re: Problems posting pictures?

I have the same problem and error message
by Schiavona13
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre

Thank you all

By the way this dates from around 1760
coert65 wrote:
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:18 am
I never even knew these were still available..
I had the same idea but than this one popt up and I couldn't believe my eyes
by Schiavona13
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre
Replies: 14
Views: 365

A Dutch Mitra / Mitre

Hoi Guys , This year christmas came in spring and an empty wallet as well after this baby came to me Its a Mitra or Mitre front plate of a grenadier of the Dutch States Army Only a handfull of the frontplates have survived and nearly all are in museums ( I know of one more in a privat collection ) h...
by Schiavona13
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: butcher shop crew
Replies: 3
Views: 199

Re: butcher shop crew

The text on the barrel is also very nice ( This is how we live in Antwerpen ) and is the dog looking at the meat ?
by Schiavona13
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My (all original) German Collection
Replies: 12
Views: 555

Re: My (all original) German Collection

Nice start =D>
by Schiavona13
Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Random pickelhaube and helmet parts for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 424

Re: Random pickelhaube and helmet parts for sale

It says on ebay that you have no items for sale
by Schiavona13
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: For sale Frontplate / Wappen of Venezuela pickehaube
Replies: 2
Views: 183

For sale Frontplate / Wappen of Venezuela pickehaube

For sale a Frontplate / Wappen of Venezuela worn from 1954 to 2006

Asking 75 eur excl shipping
by Schiavona13
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: 5. Hannoversches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 165 im Weltkriege
Replies: 1
Views: 288

5. Hannoversches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 165 im Weltkriege

I have for sale 5. Hannoversches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 165 im Weltkriege – 1927 in a nice condition

Im asking 120 eur excl shipping

More pictures on demand
by Schiavona13
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Frank's machine gun Friday
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: Frank's machine gun Friday

link does not work , adress incorrect
by Schiavona13
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: A new home for my collection
Replies: 30
Views: 2291

Re: A new home for my collection

Humidity is not a big problem here under normal conditions as we seldom get above 50%, but I do have a dehumidifier as well as limited heating in the winter and AC in the summer. During the coldest months, I will have to allow the temperatures to get below what is comfortable while making sure the ...
by Schiavona13
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: A new home for my collection
Replies: 30
Views: 2291

Re: A new home for my collection

Do you have climat control and heating in there ?
by Schiavona13
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Historic Clothing
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Historic Clothing

Nice :-)
by Schiavona13
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Iron Cross 2nd Class
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Re: Iron Cross 2nd Class

You know that the ribbon is not of the period ?
by Schiavona13
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: For sale Prussian Frontplate with rare central connection system
Replies: 4
Views: 771

For sale Prussian Frontplate with rare central connection system

Prussian Frontplate with rare central connection system Im asking 100 Eur ex shipping or can be picked up a Ciney Militaria in a couple of weeks time https://i.ibb.co/55x0zcj/Foto-22-09-19-16-34-19.jpg https://i.ibb.co/S6gJZmZ/Foto-22-09-19-16-34-33.jpg https://i.ibb.co/vxQcz9p/Foto-22-09-19-16-34-4...
by Schiavona13
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Resurrection - Wappens
Replies: 22
Views: 2080

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Resurrection - Wappens

Nice , very Nice !!
by Schiavona13
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Mauser bayonet with unknown mark
Replies: 7
Views: 460

Re: Mauser bayonet with unknown mark

Horster you mean ?
by Schiavona13
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: 2018 de-activation laws
Replies: 9
Views: 987

Re: 2018 de-activation laws

Does anyone know of a company in the UK that can effectively de-activate and re-certificate to meet the new standards ? :D I see certificates come by here in The Netherlands from this UK compagny https://www.gunmakers.org.uk/the-proof-house/ And this is a good piece of reading about the problem wit...
by Schiavona13
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Officers helmet
Replies: 20
Views: 1484

Re: Officers helmet

Robinson hassnt being online since june so i think he would be coming to this forum unless he has something else to sell ....
by Schiavona13
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Test, just a test
Replies: 0
Views: 2042

Re: Test, just a test

This is spam , see Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XRumer
by Schiavona13
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Viec lam ke toan
Replies: 0
Views: 1407

Re: Viec lam ke toan

spam from vietnam ....
by Schiavona13
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Need help
Replies: 3
Views: 490

Re: Need help

label one reads if im correct
Einj- freiw. Musketier
Milde?berger
2 kompagnie
10. Wurt Infanterie Regiment
Nr 180

second label
Ernst Hauswald
???? und Meister ?
Gardarobe
Canstatt
by Schiavona13
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Grouping 1870 / 71 with Cross of Merit for Women and Girls
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Grouping 1870 / 71 with Cross of Merit for Women and Girls

I just wanted to show you this grouping I bought a couple of years ago .
It contains the Cross of Merit for Women and Girls ( Ehrenkreuz für Frauen und Jungfrauen ) with its original box and instruction .
Only 2979 awarded
by Schiavona13
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Loss of a Forum member, my brother
Replies: 27
Views: 2307

Re: Loss of a Forum member, my brother

My sincere condolences to you and your family
by Schiavona13
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: French general caps WW1
Replies: 10
Views: 630

Re: French general caps WW1

Nice =D>
by Schiavona13
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Winter Pickelhaube
Replies: 16
Views: 1201

Re: Winter Pickelhaube

a really unique super piece !!!
by Schiavona13
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints
Replies: 28
Views: 3888

Re: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints

Khukri wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:49 pm
Sure it has a good home!
Its in good compagny but i'm always looking for Dutch headgear pre 1855
by Schiavona13
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: A Special Schulterstuck
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Re: A Special Schulterstuck

nice piece !!
by Schiavona13
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints
Replies: 28
Views: 3888

Re: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints

Thank you for the compliment Khukri
by Schiavona13
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Dutch East Indies Pith Helmet (KNIL)1880's
Replies: 14
Views: 768

Re: Dutch East Indies Pith Helmet (KNIL)1880's

I can only say one thing its very nice originale piece
by Schiavona13
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Dutch East Indies Pith Helmet (KNIL)1880's
Replies: 14
Views: 768

Re: Dutch East Indies Pith Helmet (KNIL)1880's

I's a model1894 helmet. In this tread is its predecessor only a regular soldior version https://www.pickelhaubes.com/bb/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=11709&p=83324#p83324 and here the officiers version for cavalry troops https://www.pickelhaubes.com/bb/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=7004&p=51562#p51562 Here is no cor...
by Schiavona13
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: My first Pickelhaube
Replies: 24
Views: 1449

Re: My first Pickelhaube

Great start !!
by Schiavona13
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Dutch East Indies Pith Helmet (KNIL)1880's
Replies: 14
Views: 768

Re: Dutch East Indies Pith Helmet (KNIL)1880's

The maker is Frans Pauwels
by Schiavona13
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Dutch East Indies Pith Helmet (KNIL)1880's
Replies: 14
Views: 768

Re: Dutch East Indies Pith Helmet (KNIL)1880's

A very nice one from a well respected maker =D>
No provenance with it ?

Btw if he ever needs a new home , let me know
by Schiavona13
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: Steel Helmets with out ventilator horns
Replies: 14
Views: 1220

Re: Steel Helmets with out ventilator horns

I cannt find the m-16 apple green with missing the lugs in ludwig bears book only this .
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