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by stuka f
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Model 1867 Prussian Infantry
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Model 1867 Prussian Infantry

Very nice!
Congrats.
by stuka f
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The beauty of the sleepiness of time
Replies: 24
Views: 199

Re: The beauty of the sleepiness of time

Hello,

nice helmets and details!
But forgive me to go off topic right away; I was just curious about who the guy is, wearing (among others!)at my first impression a" légion d'honneur premier empire 4 iéme type, à boufette"?
by stuka f
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: New mail box stand.
Replies: 3
Views: 66

Re: New mail box stand.

:D Hope it is fixed very well to the ground!
:thumb up:
by stuka f
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: 6 helmets for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: 6 helmets for sale

Message send.
by stuka f
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Girls and pickelhaubes
Replies: 25
Views: 522

Re: Girls and pickelhaubes

I 've got a machine like that!
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by stuka f
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Girls and pickelhaubes
Replies: 25
Views: 522

Re: Girls and pickelhaubes

# me too

lol!
by stuka f
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: 2 WK border sign
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: 2 WK border sign

All right! I understand now.
by stuka f
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My man cave
Replies: 25
Views: 843

Re: My man cave

Hey Gustaf, thanks for your message and appreciation. No worries about sun and moon light, the whole house is equipped with special glass in order to preserve the antiques, and keeps the house chilled in the summer.It has (the glass!) a whole lot of specifications I can't even remember. It also is; ...
by stuka f
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: 2 WK border sign
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: 2 WK border sign

Hello,
nice shield, never saw one before!
But I see like you are presenting two different shields, one is glaze/ brilliant the other is mat/dull.
Also eagle's head pointing to different sides.
cheers
Kris
by stuka f
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My man cave
Replies: 25
Views: 843

Re: My man cave

Congrats, great man cave and above ground too, not the usual basement retreat! I have a friend who collects war of 1812, amazing what Brit and US buttons from that era sell for. Thank you. Most expensive button I saw was a railway button, can't remember how much, but I know I could get a very nice ...
by stuka f
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My man cave
Replies: 25
Views: 843

Re: My man cave

Khukri wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:33 pm
Great!!!!Kris: With room for a fridge??
Thanks!
I am making room at the moment.
For ...a fridge, a tele, a humidor, a good chair, and so on! :wink:
by stuka f
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: New mannequin from thoughtful family !!
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: New mannequin from thoughtful family !!

Great post!
:D :thumb up:
by stuka f
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Spam Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 165

Re: Spam Issue

Thanks a lot!
by stuka f
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: M15 Garde Field Artillery
Replies: 19
Views: 274

Re: M15 Garde Field Artillery

Nice helmet!
Thanks for sharing.
Kris
by stuka f
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: We have been Spammed
Replies: 25
Views: 2066

Re: We have been Spammed

Problem has been fixed, by Brian and his tech crew, guy's just have to remember that this is a hobby for all of us including Brian, and the best thing to do is let him know when a problem arises like this, but be patient as it may take a little bit to get it fixed. I know it sucks that people out t...
by stuka f
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: We have been Spammed
Replies: 25
Views: 2066

Re: We have been Spammed

All ready 8 pages of new messages....
by stuka f
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: We have been Spammed
Replies: 25
Views: 2066

Re: We have been Spammed

And it seems to continue! A message every minute. Sometimes even more...
by stuka f
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: We have been Spammed
Replies: 25
Views: 2066

Re: We have been Spammed

A screen print;
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by stuka f
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: We have been Spammed
Replies: 25
Views: 2066

Re: We have been Spammed

It is happening again, right now!
by stuka f
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My man cave
Replies: 25
Views: 843

Re: My man cave

Thanks Peter!
Still have to finish the big cabinet.
BTW, I got a nice photo album (2 in fact!) of a former colonel of the Force Publique in Belgian Congo.
Very interesting. But didn't do much with it, due to the button's...
by stuka f
Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My man cave
Replies: 25
Views: 843

Re: My man cave

To small!
Is what I keep telling my wife.;-)

No I can't complain. It used to be a apartment...it is over 4 m by a bit more then 6 m, nearly 26.5 m2.
by stuka f
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My man cave
Replies: 25
Views: 843

Re: My man cave

Due to the moving and all what goes with it, I didn't managed to spend much attention to my button collection, for a few years. Still a lot of things to do over here, but lets say we are settled for the best. And BTW, I still didn't finish the job with that large cabinet.... :( Weather being bad ove...
by stuka f
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Small M15 collection
Replies: 16
Views: 358

Re: Small M15 collection

Nice collection!
Love them all.
by stuka f
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: SGT MAMBO
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: SGT MAMBO

Like this one too; East African (Askari) Nember of the Lettow-Vorbeck Freikorps in Munich (May 1919)
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by stuka f
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: SGT MAMBO
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: SGT MAMBO

I know that picture, but not the story.
Here is a pic of a African NCO in the Belgian Congo army, it is a early period picture.
Don't remember where I copied it from....so no story either....

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by stuka f
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 153 Restitch with a Twist!
Replies: 10
Views: 255

Re: JR 153 Restitch with a Twist!

Nice "twist"!
by stuka f
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 756

Re: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

Thanks!
I planned to get the doors in today, but the storm decided otherwise....:-(
by stuka f
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Lost the leader of the pack....
Replies: 19
Views: 2939

Re: Lost the leader of the pack....

Hey guy's! Thanks a lot all. ...we ended up with....the biggest RR we ever had! A giant, very handsome and gentle dog. He was 6 years old when we got him at the end of last summer. He needed a new home ....for the third time... It took us, twice, a six hour trip to Germany. First to check the situat...
by stuka f
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: My WW1 camo helmet
Replies: 15
Views: 291

Re: My WW1 camo helmet

Absurd!
by stuka f
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 756

Re: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

Thanks.
Here is a little try out with part of my Congo stuff.
But I need to clear it all again, in order to put the glass doors into the cabinet.
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by stuka f
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 756

Re: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

Hello, thanks a lot! The original idea of making one huge display case on the wall opposite to the entrance will not be a fact, soon. To much other priority's in the house to look after. But I am getting close, with the over 3m long show case I managed to get. https://i.servimg.com/u/f90/17/44/33/68...
by stuka f
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 756

Re: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

Thanks!
It's home.
Not sure how I will display it.
But in the meantime here is a pic with my 4 th lancer outfit.
Sorry about the junk, but I am reorganizing the bunker.
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by stuka f
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Baden pickelhaube find with lithograph
Replies: 16
Views: 360

Re: Baden pickelhaube find with lithograph

Very nice helmet!
by stuka f
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Estate Auction
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: Estate Auction

#88 is a Dutch model but used by a few other nations too( markings in the helmet could give a clue!)
#79 is a WWII Italian helmet
by stuka f
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Estate Auction
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: Estate Auction

#9 is a Belgian post WWII Belgian Civil Protection
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belgian_Civil_Protection
by stuka f
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 756

Re: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

First little research I did, gives; "Van links naar rechts zien we de enige zoon van Baron Henri de Fierlant : Adriën de Fierlant , in zijn uniform van luitenant 2e. Lansiers , die omkwam in het jaar 1908 in het Congolese LUBA gebied als Agent voor de Belgische firma LOMAMI ." Meaning; From left to ...
by stuka f
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My Main finds at 2019 SOS
Replies: 17
Views: 993

Re: My Main finds at 2019 SOS

Love them both!
Well done.
by stuka f
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 756

Re: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

b.loree wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:27 pm
Congratulations, that is huge! I had no idea they could enlarge to that size in the early 1900's.
Exactly my idea too, but it appears that even bigger was possible too.
I have seen life size pictures of king's, recently.

Thank you all for the appreciation.
by stuka f
Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Pictures SOS 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1251

Re: Pictures SOS 2019

..... The helmets have been all boxed up and sent back to Singapore via usps. The shipper at the showground wanted $5000 for the four boxes to be shipped back to Singapore and same four boxes cost me $600 to ship from usps postal service. Incredible! It happened to me too. Had a valuable item, as b...
by stuka f
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Book: A Gallery of Military Headdress
Replies: 17
Views: 775

Re: New Book: A Gallery of Military Headdress

Hey Peter,
well done!
One more book to put on my wish list at the end of the year.
by stuka f
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 756

Re: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

Thanks!
I was asking myself how big pictures could be made back in those days, must have been a the turn of the century...
by stuka f
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 756

XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

Just got my self a BIG picture of a NCO with a lancer regiment.
According the coat of arms it must be somebody of the de Fierland family....
Never knew such big photographs had existed...

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by stuka f
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1430

Re: SOS 2019

Amybellars wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:29 pm
Pictures show my loot for the first two days.

Regards
Amy Bellars
Wow!!
What did you do the third day!!?? :D
:bravo:
by stuka f
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2019
Replies: 44
Views: 1430

Re: SOS 2019

911car wrote:
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:44 pm
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Looks like the so called Dutch helmet we discussed...
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by stuka f
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: German South West Africa Colonial Slouch Hat
Replies: 11
Views: 760

Re: German South West Africa Colonial Slouch Hat

Thanks for showing.
I used to have a fort like the one, you are showing when I was a child back in Kitega (Burundi), as a playground.
Brings back many happy memory's.
I must say the uniform display, is a very typical African display... (lol!)