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by Sergei1877
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 25
Views: 4574

Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

stuka f wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:38 am
Great job indeed.
thank you very much friends
by Sergei1877
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 25
Views: 4574

Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

b.loree wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:29 am
It looks fantastic Sergei, congratulations! :thumb up:
thank you very much friends
by Sergei1877
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 25
Views: 4574

Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

I bought the emblem of the hussar regiment dug from the battlefield of the first world, as I understand it, the old model
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by Sergei1877
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 13
Views: 352

Re: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen

drawing of the device of the hussar cap of the lower ranks. Maybe someone will come in handy
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by Sergei1877
Fri Dec 25, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Another FA from the Turinetti Collection
Replies: 21
Views: 613

Re: Another FA from the Turinetti Collection

Here's the bio I got with the helmet: Flügeladjutant von Fürst zu Meiningen Hans Schäfer. Hans Schaefer joined the Royal Prussian Army on February 28, 1912, as a flag-junker. The son of a senior government and building councilor, he joined the 1st Silesian Grenadier Regiment "King Frederick Wi...
by Sergei1877
Sat Dec 19, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 13
Views: 352

Re: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen

Well my question was obviously answered, thank you to all. Beautiful silk liners on those Officer busbies! Sergei, does this mean you will be out hunting bears after Christmas to get a suitable new cover for this busby? :D I have a fur seal, it seems to work too. but it will be a pity to kill the b...
by Sergei1877
Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 13
Views: 352

Re: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen

Russian hussar hat of the army lancers' regiments, sewn from felt cork covered with sheep (lamb skin) karakul skin
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by Sergei1877
Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 13
Views: 352

Re: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen

here are the officer's hussar hats, they are all without a bamboo frame
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by Sergei1877
Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 13
Views: 352

Re: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen

Is that a Russian busby or German Sergei? I don't see the usual bamboo/cane interior structure that we find in the German ones. That is a project that is beyond my skills and I look forward to see more photos as you restore this piece. Merry Christmas from Canada! :thumb up: it looks like a German ...
by Sergei1877
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 13
Views: 352

Re: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen

as the work progresses, I will post photos on the restoration of this hat
by Sergei1877
Fri Dec 18, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen
Replies: 13
Views: 352

Restoration Busbies/Pelzmützen

Hello . They sent an officer's hussar cap for restoration in such a deplorable state. I will try to restore it, of course the fur will have to be replaced with a new one. and in general there is a lot of work to restore it. I will try to bring her back to life) DSC02312.JPG DSC02313.JPG DSC02315.JPG...
by Sergei1877
Fri Dec 04, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Lobster tail, real or repro?
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: Lobster tail, real or repro?

Amybellars wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:20 pm
Just curious,

You meant this helmet is a fake too? The chinstrap looks genuine to me though.
yes, of course, I myself collected this helmet for my friend as a gift to the collection, so that he would look as realistic as possible
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by Sergei1877
Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Lobster tail, real or repro?
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: Lobster tail, real or repro?

I had no idea that anything that looked that realistic ever came out of India! You can usually spot the Indian crap a mile away. They are getting better. John :o :o :o yes agree quite a decent copy. But she still has drawbacks, unless, of course, you put the original parts on the helmet, then you c...
by Sergei1877
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Lobster tail, real or repro?
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: Lobster tail, real or repro?

This is a fake here and there is nothing to discuss We usually refer to a fake as a copy. Here we rather have a mixture of parts put together and repainted, and some quite possibly original, like the shell. Therefore, there is plenty to discuss to help less informed collectors who, unfortunately, h...
by Sergei1877
Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Young(ish) Collector’s Collection
Replies: 20
Views: 1026

Re: Young(ish) Collector’s Collection

great collection.
by Sergei1877
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Lobster tail, real or repro?
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: Lobster tail, real or repro?

This is a fake here and there is nothing to discuss
by Sergei1877
Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: My grenadier mitres
Replies: 10
Views: 730

Re: My grenadier mitres

the far right forehead badge of the 49th fusilier regiment of the Prussian army during the seven years' war. Trophy of the Russian army. possibly from the collection of Peter 3 Wow! An item that may have belonged to a Czar. Talk about a piece of history!!! That is awesome! :bravo: :bravo: I already...
by Sergei1877
Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: My grenadier mitres
Replies: 10
Views: 730

Re: My grenadier mitres

thanks for the feedback
by Sergei1877
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: My grenadier mitres
Replies: 10
Views: 730

Re: My grenadier mitres

Amazing collection of mitres! I see Russian and Prussian...what else is represented? Can you tell us about them? left to right 1 Russian grenadier hat arr 1797-98 for the reign of Paul 1 2nd Holstein Grenadier Cap of the Duchess's Regiment (Peter III). 3Hat grenadier of the lower ranks of the grena...
by Sergei1877
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: My grenadier mitres
Replies: 10
Views: 730

My grenadier mitres

my collection of grenadier hats
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by Sergei1877
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Raupenhelme
Topic: My only Raupenhelm
Replies: 11
Views: 1125

Re: My only Raupenhelm

A very strange helmet. Could it be for movie props or for theater?
by Sergei1877
Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Conservation of a pickelhaube
Replies: 4
Views: 824

Re: Conservation of a pickelhaube

there are few photos. But I think it is possible to restore it.
by Sergei1877
Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My M15's
Replies: 16
Views: 1859

Re: My M15's

great collection
by Sergei1877
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Death of a Forum Member
Replies: 27
Views: 3515

Re: Death of a Forum Member

Very sad news for me. let rest in peace
by Sergei1877
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover
Replies: 15
Views: 1901

Re: M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover

beauty . great chapka
by Sergei1877
Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Does Anybody Else Collect Headgear Sets?
Replies: 10
Views: 4246

Re: Does Anybody Else Collect Headgear Sets?

beauty . great collection
by Sergei1877
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Another Ersatz
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Re: Another Ersatz

sorry it looks like a fake
by Sergei1877
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more
Replies: 44
Views: 8345

Re: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more

ww1czechlegion wrote:
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:26 pm
Hello Sergei,

That is a fantastic collection! Very, very impressive! Congratulations, and thanks for sharing it with us! =D> :bravo:

Best Regards,

Alan
Thank you!
by Sergei1877
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more
Replies: 44
Views: 8345

Re: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more

aicusv wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:57 pm
Whose make are the Imperial German figures? I recently painted up a group of Armies in Plastic's Imperial Germans at the request of my Grandson (we do war games). The Germans are the Blue Army and the Brits are the Red Army.
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by Sergei1877
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more
Replies: 44
Views: 8345

Re: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more

added several shelves for soldiers. but there’s still not enough space
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by Sergei1877
Sat May 16, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Austrian helmet help
Replies: 3
Views: 582

Re: Austrian helmet help

this helmet is frankenstein. I would not buy it. Well, if only for parts cheaply
by Sergei1877
Sat May 16, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: guards star (emblem)?
Replies: 3
Views: 691

Re: guards star (emblem)?

Zebedeus wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 12:36 pm
Some variant are known also on M1915 version of garde stern. The central part of the scroll could be "Mit Gott" or "Fur Koenig", obviously the other inscriptions of the circular scroll are rotated accordingly.
that is, it’s just a kind of guards star?
by Sergei1877
Sat May 16, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: grenadier eagle?
Replies: 10
Views: 1234

Re: grenadier eagle?

if it were magnetic it would not be preserved at all
by Sergei1877
Sat May 16, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: grenadier eagle?
Replies: 10
Views: 1234

Re: grenadier eagle?

My hypotesis about the M1915 eagle is based on the fact that neusilber will never be attacked by rust as the eagle pictured. If you look at the superior edges of the wings the are not smooth but rough because of some kind of rust aggression. I am 95% sure that eagle posted is magnetic. no it’s not m...
by Sergei1877
Thu May 14, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: guards star (emblem)?
Replies: 3
Views: 691

guards star (emblem)?

Friends help identify the guard emblem with shako. Why the inscription is a little different from the rest
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the emblem has a silver color.
by Sergei1877
Thu May 14, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: grenadier eagle?
Replies: 10
Views: 1234

grenadier eagle?

Dear friends, tell me by the find from the battlefields. Found an eagle in cupronickel (Neusilber) what kind of regiment wore such an eagle? 97923847_2653729548287885_621209934956068864_n.jpg 96844272_617508175516270_1188655765653553152_n.jpg 96792476_296620771329931_7250113397914599424_n.jpg 967341...
by Sergei1877
Sat May 09, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Helmet for a Wurtt. Officer of Feld Art. Reg.13
Replies: 21
Views: 2435

Re: Helmet for a Wurtt. Officer of Feld Art. Reg.13

beauty, no words of admiration
by Sergei1877
Mon Mar 09, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Topic: id this skull, please
Replies: 6
Views: 2740

Re: id this skull, please

From my collection is a skull. I understand this is an old model
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by Sergei1877
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: plaque with fuselier caps
Replies: 6
Views: 3129

Re: plaque with fuselier caps

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by Sergei1877
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: plaque with fuselier caps
Replies: 6
Views: 3129

Re: plaque with fuselier caps

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by Sergei1877
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: plaque with fuselier caps
Replies: 6
Views: 3129

Re: plaque with fuselier caps

Oranimbaum collection Her main the value is that the Prussian hats are caps precisely the period of the Seven Years War. For example, in the German historical the museum the main part of the head collection ny clothes - the post-war period, 1770–1780s Particularly good seen on the example of fusilie...
by Sergei1877
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: plaque with fuselier caps
Replies: 6
Views: 3129

Re: plaque with fuselier caps

Among these trophies significant the part was made by the Prussian grena- hats and fusilier caps. In the The Seven Years War became common practice to take as trophies you grenade caps moat. This was due to their special role. in the armies of European states, as well same with a spectacular appeara...
by Sergei1877
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: plaque with fuselier caps
Replies: 6
Views: 3129

plaque with fuselier caps

recently in my collection appeared headband plaque 49 fusilier regiment. This is probably one of the trophies of the Russian army during the seven-year war, which were stored in the collection of the Russian emperor Peter 3 plaque from the fusilier cap of the 49 fusilier regiment of the seven-year w...
by Sergei1877
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more
Replies: 44
Views: 8345

Re: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more

ottodog8 wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:36 am
Wow! Pickelhauben, raupenhelme, miters, beskozirka, military miniatures and castles! Mirrors my own interests, and much of my own collection. I wonder if we're related?

Steve
we are here, one way or another, all connected :guns:
by Sergei1877
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020
Replies: 62
Views: 15609

Re: SOS 2020

great photos from the exhibition. Russian helmet is not original, it can be seen even from this one photo
by Sergei1877
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more
Replies: 44
Views: 8345

Re: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more

aicusv wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:50 am
Sergei1877 - they are 28mm conversions. They represent the 5th company of the 3rd battalion of German Marines in China 1914.
I recently bought Hessian infantry at a scale of 28 mm for the period of the US War of Independence. I want to try to do it. I’ll post a photo, if interested
by Sergei1877
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more
Replies: 44
Views: 8345

Re: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more

b.loree wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:49 pm
Great photos Sergei and an excellent collection. Thank you for showing us your collection! :thumb up:
спасибо

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