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by Spike
Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Trophies
Replies: 3
Views: 2867

Re: Trophies

Some more images of that pyramid of helmets these were sold for war bond donations I think $1 each ](*,) http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q602/DAKEddie41/WW2%20various%20pics/World%20War%20One/helmet%20mountain%202_zpshioudjsu.jpg http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q602/DAKEddie41/WW2%20various%...
by Spike
Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: M18 with custom/experimental front plate on Manions Auction
Replies: 2
Views: 3914

Re: M18 with custom/experimental front plate on Manions Auct

Sorry I don't know how to remove these old posts with no photo's can the moderator please remove this one.
by Spike
Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: 1914 Ersatz Bayern (Bavaria) Filzhelm
Replies: 11
Views: 2911

Re: 1914 Ersatz Bayern (Bavaria) Filzhelm

Would have that in my collection for sure please more pictures when you have time thanks.
by Spike
Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Spike is back hello to all
Replies: 4
Views: 1881

Spike is back hello to all

Spike is back ! and collecting mainly WW1 German item's again, I was in a bit of a "Pickel" trying to log back in or open a new account on the forum but with help from Brian & Logan I eventually made it. Looking for a Wurttemberg M15 & a machine gunners sleeve badge so if you can help with these let...
by Spike
Sun Oct 22, 2006 6:33 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: M18 with custom/experimental front plate on Manions Auction
Replies: 2
Views: 3914

M18 with custom/experimental front plate on Manions Auction

An interesting helmet on Manions Auction Site USA item no:5846465 an M18 Cammo helmet Si66 shell with a custom or experimental design riveted on front plate 3 rivets to each end and 3 rivets to visor.The liner has added on leather extensions too this maybe of interest to one of you helmet collectors...
by Spike
Sun Oct 22, 2006 6:11 am
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Baden belt Buckles ? help needed please
Replies: 24
Views: 21947

Thanks for your help in answering my question much appreciated ! I so far have a Prussian, Wurttemberg, Saxon and Hesse buckle Bavaria should be easy enough to get. There are some other States too how many of these had their own model buckle are there any websites that show them all ? As I would lik...
by Spike
Sat Oct 21, 2006 5:52 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Baden belt Buckles ? help needed please
Replies: 24
Views: 21947

Baden belt Buckles ? help needed please

I have recently become very intersted in German WW1 Belts and Buckles but I do not have any books on the subject to help.I have noticed most states Saxony,Bavaria,Hesse have thier own buckles but I have not seen a Baden state one were they just issued the Prussian "Gott Mit Uns" Buckle ? or possibly...
by Spike
Thu Oct 19, 2006 3:59 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Barney Hines the Australian " Souvenir King "
Replies: 4
Views: 4545

Great Pic Spike: I have seen this one before in some reference book. However the subject was not identified. Did he survive the war? Brian Yes Brian he did survive here is some more about him... After the war Barney Hines lived as an unmarried loner in a bag humpy beyond Sydney. From time to time, ...
by Spike
Thu Oct 19, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Barney Hines the Australian " Souvenir King "
Replies: 4
Views: 4545

Barney Hines the Australian " Souvenir King "

One of the fierce Aussie soldiers who fought at Polygon Wood was Barney Hines, known as the Souvenir King due to his escapades of robbing the German dead. Apparently even the Kaiser heard of him and branded him a "barbarian... typical of Australian Troops on the Western Front". But private Hines was...
by Spike
Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:02 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Hesse Belt & Buckle
Replies: 3
Views: 2139

Re: Hesse Belt & Buckle

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Tab is dated 1914 unclear name above.
by Spike
Wed Oct 18, 2006 5:51 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Hesse Belt & Buckle
Replies: 3
Views: 2139

Hesse Belt & Buckle

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k198/Spikecrazy/HesseBelt.jpg Thanks to your forum I found this website https://www.weitze.net/ in Germany that had a Hesse Belt & Buckle this was a hard belt to find have only seen 2 in the UK but they were alot more money.They have some other examples of Hesse be...
by Spike
Mon Oct 16, 2006 5:05 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Another fine Stahlhelm
Replies: 0
Views: 1339

Another fine Stahlhelm

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by Spike
Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:29 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Bavarian Officer with awards
Replies: 3
Views: 1927

Great Chas when you can match up your items with these photographs it brings History to life fantastic ! I have a Bavarian Helmet similar to the one shown as well. http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k198/Spikecrazy/BavarianRes3.jpg http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k198/Spikecrazy/BavarianRes1.jpg
by Spike
Sun Oct 15, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Machine Gunners Badge
Replies: 6
Views: 5423

Machine Gunners Badge

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k198/Spikecrazy/Machinegunbadge.jpg Machine Gunners Badge worn on the upper left sleeve the back of the badge is maker marked. C.E.JUNCKER BERLIN AITE JACOBSTR 13 are there any other known makers of this badge ? http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k198/Spikecrazy/mc1...
by Spike
Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: The Eagle Has Landed !
Replies: 1
Views: 1395

The Eagle Has Landed !

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I don't think this Helmet was bought from Military Bargains UK or made in Austrailia.
by Spike
Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Bavarian Officer with awards
Replies: 3
Views: 1927

Bavarian Officer with awards

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Nice picture of a Bavarian Iron cross 1st and 2nd class winner he also has a wound badge top of the helmet seems a little crushed.
by Spike
Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:21 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Hessian Soldier
Replies: 1
Views: 1595

Hessian Soldier

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A very smart Hessian Officer.
by Spike
Sat Oct 14, 2006 8:45 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: The Long andThe Short and The Tall..........
Replies: 0
Views: 1889

The Long andThe Short and The Tall..........

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k198/Spikecrazy/Tall20short20guys201.jpg It was common for the tallest and shortest soldier in a regiment to have their photragh taken together ! a sample of WW1 humour. I got this picture and there are many more to view from this website http://www.germanhelmetsin...
by Spike
Fri Oct 13, 2006 6:56 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Off to the front with Field Cap, Torch, and Boot Knife !
Replies: 5
Views: 2108

Hi Spike: Is it possible to make out the regimental numbers on the trooper's shoulder straps? I noticed his Landeskokarde does not appear to be Prussian. Very nice photo. Chas. Hi Chas, I have zoomed in on the picture but could not see anything resembling a number the strap is just at the wrong ang...
by Spike
Fri Oct 13, 2006 4:27 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Off to the front with Field Cap, Torch, and Boot Knife !
Replies: 5
Views: 2108

Off to the front with Field Cap, Torch, and Boot Knife !

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Another super picture showing a soldier wearing pork pie cap, about to set off for the front with all his kit including a torch and yes a boot knife ! were all soldiers issued a torch ?
by Spike
Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Der Stahlhelm
Replies: 5
Views: 2854

Der Stahlhelm

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Great portrait of a young soldier reminds me of the classic film

" ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT "

More stahlhelm pictures if you have them
by Spike
Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The story of the Killer Beast from India
Replies: 9
Views: 3792

Hey Spike, With out the story and the photographs, it is just another pelt, but the story makes it great, is the pelt going with the Kugelhelm? I suspect that ebay would pull your listing if it was even used as a back drop in your listing. Best wishes Gsu Hi Gus, I think eBay are ok on pelts I have...
by Spike
Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The story of the Killer Beast from India
Replies: 9
Views: 3792

Full view of this fine specimen of a Spotted Panther I thought Panthers were Black but there are more than one type confusing creatures a bit like our spiked top specimens ! must be an Ersatz Panther.

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by Spike
Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The story of the Killer Beast from India
Replies: 9
Views: 3792

The story of the Killer Beast from India

Chas was asking for the story behind the Panther in the picture of my Saxon Artillary Helmet i'm selling. Well here it goes the pelt was given to me by a family friend who's Grandfather went on a hunting trip in the 1920's to India.While there he heard of a killer Spotted Panther who was attacking a...
by Spike
Sat Oct 07, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Websites of Interest
Replies: 41
Views: 31574

Thanks for the links you provided some great sites there I had not seen before I would like to get in touch with imperial-antiques.com site as regards to buying one of the helmets can anyone help ? They do not have any link on the site for e-mailing them they have prices by the helmets but are they ...
by Spike
Wed Oct 04, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Stick Grenade
Replies: 4
Views: 4362

Another pic of the grenade.

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by Spike
Wed Oct 04, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Headgear
Replies: 7
Views: 3064

You don't want all those cluttering up your house so send them to me I will even cover postage costs ! very nice collection I would like to see more pictures of the two cammo helmets sometime they look excellent condition.
by Spike
Wed Oct 04, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Stick Grenade
Replies: 4
Views: 4362

Stick Grenade

Just bought this been after one for a long while these nice condition Stick Grenades are hard to find.Has all assembly in the handle as well as pull cord no explose though in case you were wondering ! Be great to see pictures of other Grenades thanks. http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k198/Spikecraz...
by Spike
Wed Oct 04, 2006 5:55 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Photobucket problems !
Replies: 2
Views: 3958

Photobucket problems !

Can anyone tell me how I can copy more than one photo at a time from photobucket ? I have tried many ways but as soon as I try to put more than one picture just the words appear.I can't even add them one at a time as I cannot save my post here and have to start again every time.
by Spike
Mon Oct 02, 2006 2:34 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Felt Other Ranks Hesse Helmet
Replies: 8
Views: 3506

Felt Other Ranks Hesse Helmet

Thanks everyone a strange looking helmet I thought the Badge, liner, and kockade were ok didn't like the front visor and shape of the helmet if it was ok ( 100% genuine that is )I would still have been tempted to get the plastic out ! I Thought this type of badge would not have been copied but not s...
by Spike
Mon Oct 02, 2006 11:23 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Felt Other Ranks Hesse Helmet
Replies: 8
Views: 3506

Felt Other Ranks Hesse Helmet

Hi I am after a Hesse state helmet well isn't everyone ! has anyone seen this helmet[img]http://www.militaria-online.de/cgi-bin/showart.pl?at=205 sorry if I have not done the link right but the site is www.militaria-online.de any opinions as I have seen a few fakes around in the last 6 months or so ...
by Spike
Sat Sep 30, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Welcome Spike
Replies: 3
Views: 2541

Thanks for your welcome and hello to everyone I am glad to joining your forum, may the spikes of your helmets be many ! I am hoping people can help me build a collection of wartime photographs of soldiers wearing helmets including steel helmets and picklehaubes by sending me copies of their pictures...