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by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Bavarian tschapka UR 1 - sold
Replies: 8
Views: 161

Re: Bavarian tschapka UR 1 - sold

Not me this time Amy, I was to slow to the show as you where....
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Two new M71's
Replies: 8
Views: 128

Re: Two new M71's

Thanks everyone!
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Bavarian tschapka UR 1 - sold
Replies: 8
Views: 161

Re: Bavarian tschapka UR 1

PM sent
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: A nice set for a French lieutenant-colonel
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Re: A nice set for a French lieutenant-colonel

I love it, nice find.

james
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 21
Replies: 14
Views: 208

Re: SOS 21

Peter this is suppose to be a time to pick on Gus, not me...
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Two new M71's
Replies: 8
Views: 128

Two new M71's

This is one of my favorite styles the M71, I already had a very Nice Prussian shown, and this week the other two showed up and very nice Prussian Artillery and a Prussian Garde. the variations on these is so cool from special wing nuts to thicker leather and height differences etc. These are all ver...
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Two Austrian Dragoon helmets
Replies: 12
Views: 146

Two Austrian Dragoon helmets

I know they are not spiked, but these are so cool, I own another one, but these two cam along in the last week or so and condition is great. First picked up the NCO model, I think it is NCO? Alan from the forum was kind enough to sell me that one from his latest haul of helmets. Then the opportunity...
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 21
Replies: 14
Views: 208

Re: SOS 21

You are too funny, I am going to hit you in the leg....
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 21
Replies: 14
Views: 208

Re: SOS 21

yes, you never got to see them because you where never at the table
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 21
Replies: 14
Views: 208

Re: SOS 21

Guy's do not give him ideas, I need him to sit at the tables for once.

I cannot remember the last time I got to shop at SOS and buy something....

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Guard Silver trim EM -strange markings
Replies: 8
Views: 144

Re: Guard Silver trim EM -strange markings

long shot, but Jeff Nolls Book of Imperial German markings has the following:

V.A. Trials Detachment (Navel)

V.V. Trials Detachment attached to Traffic Section

Something to do with that?

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My oldest helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: My oldest helmet

Great picture and of course helmet Tony!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Gendarme à cheval, crest helmet.
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Gendarme à cheval, crest helmet.

Very nice for Mounted as well I believe...

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My oldest helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: My oldest helmet

Thanks Tony, I could not imagine wearing it, would have been so top heavy...
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My oldest helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 177

My oldest helmet

I showed this years ago on forum, but think we lost the pictures with the whole Photobucket debacle. Prussian M1842 to Reserve. This helmet is huge standing 15 inches tall. Kokarden is part leather. James https://photos.smugmug.com/Collection/i-s62RZTn/0/15ae623c/XL/M1842%20front-XL.jpg https://phot...
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 21
Replies: 14
Views: 208

Re: SOS 21

yup, that is what I understood
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Collection
Replies: 5
Views: 78

Re: Collection

Very nice collection!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Two sets of Original OR kokarden Prussian and Reich
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Two sets of Original OR kokarden Prussian and Reich

Both sets are in great shape, Set #1 is almost mint and set #2 has some minor paint loss. I am selling them at $120.00 a set plus $8.30 Priority shipping in USA, international will ship Flat Rate Priority, ask for quote. I know price is on the high end, but These are very nice originals, which are g...
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: 5 different Office Uberzugs (covers) for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: 5 different Office Uberzugs (covers) for Sale

The 4 remaining have now gone to Ebay, thanks

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Saxon Felt Cocardes
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Saxon Felt Cocardes

I agree with Alan, but have seen both types on Felt helmets, IMO I think either way is fine. others may disagree...

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 21
Replies: 14
Views: 208

SOS 21

Just saw this update on SOS 2021, still not for sure, but sounds like they got a bigger hall to spread out more. "Ok, boys and girls - I have been doing the happy dance for about six weeks now, ever since hanging up after a very successful conversation with the Kentucky Expo Center.. but Bill wanted...
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: New: uniforms of the Franco-Prussian war, 1870-1871
Replies: 3
Views: 1424

Re: New: uniforms of the Franco-Prussian war, 1870-1871

After two months in the mail from Europe, my set just arrived, cannot say enough positive things about these books, 2 volumes one on German one on French, many early helmets and gear pictures etc. If you like early period stuff like I do, you need these books. Expensive and shipping is high due to w...
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: 5 different Office Uberzugs (covers) for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 177

Re: 5 different Office Uberzugs (covers) for Sale

Covers 1 through 4 still available, New prices

1)225.00
2)200.00
3)200.00
4)225.00

Same terms as above

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Canadian Universal Pattern Helmet Named
Replies: 11
Views: 169

Re: Canadian Universal Pattern Helmet Named

That is really cool Peter, congrats!
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Saxe Weimar FAdj Helmet J Turinetti
Replies: 27
Views: 486

Re: Saxe Weimar FAdj Helmet J Turinetti

One of the coolest helmets I have ever seen, Congrats Jim.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: New Garde Brass desk piece
Replies: 5
Views: 97

New Garde Brass desk piece

just got this one, great detail on a piece that is roughly 2 inches tall. Very heavy most likely brass. thanks James https://photos.smugmug.com/Souviners/i-bhSSMV4/0/ceb07870/XL/DSC07987-XL.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Souviners/i-5xrCbbB/0/103a6c35/XL/DSC07988-XL.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/So...
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: hi from france
Replies: 8
Views: 148

Re: hi from france

Welcome to the forum!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: 5 different Office Uberzugs (covers) for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 177

5 different Office Uberzugs (covers) for Sale

Thinning out some of my covers or Uberzugs, these are all officers type. 1) Infantry Officer cover with DRP Markings on inside, one tab is solid, one has small crack but very solid. Shows staingin etc. but no holes. $250.00 https://photos.smugmug.com/For-Sale/i-NFQ624R/0/5c42704d/XL/DSC07971-XL.jpg ...
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Rare Officer M15 Chinscales
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Rare Officer M15 Chinscales

I saw a few others posting about these in another section on the forum, and did not want to highjack that post. So I will start a new thread here. Ultra Rare M15 Officer Chinscales, I am lucky enough to have a set that came on a M15 Wurttemberg Officer helmet. And years ago, I picked up a loose set ...
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bavarian Felt Ersatz Shako
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Re: Bavarian Felt Ersatz Shako

Thanks everyone, like I said been looking for a long time.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bavarian Felt Ersatz Shako
Replies: 9
Views: 302

Bavarian Felt Ersatz Shako

Been looking for one of these for a long time, hard to find. Feldzeichen is in rough shape but original, nice lining etc. https://photos.smugmug.com/Collection/i-ghDnCJf/0/6a30e244/XL/DSC07958-XL.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Collection/i-TR87thL/0/03cfdcca/XL/DSC07959-XL.jpg https://photos.smugmug...
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My M15's
Replies: 15
Views: 1054

Re: My M15's

good stuff guy's
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M.1860 15.I.R. EM
Replies: 12
Views: 523

Re: M.1860 15.I.R. EM

again Congrats, nice find.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Aug 16, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Permanently banned - what did I do?
Replies: 14
Views: 719

Re: Permanently banned - what did I do?

Welcome back :bravo:
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M.1860 15.I.R. EM
Replies: 12
Views: 523

Re: M.1860 15.I.R. EM

lovely helmet, the older ones are so cool

Congrats, trade away and get it!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Kokarden evaluation
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: Kokarden evaluation

set one appears to be repainted, set two looks good to me

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 125 The Helmet of Anton Maier
Replies: 8
Views: 789

Re: JR 125 The Helmet of Anton Maier

Great job as always Brian!
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: New Member from the Volunteer State, Tennessee USA
Replies: 13
Views: 1062

Re: New Member from the Volunteer State, Tennessee USA

Welcome to the forum, we are a good group of people here, so glad to have you aboard.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: Mini visor cap ashtrays
Replies: 11
Views: 1433

Re: Mini visor cap ashtrays

Just got another one, I love these things! Straight from Germany. https://photos.smugmug.com/Souviners/i-HvMLbDH/0/0e2d1dcf/L/DSC07847-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Souviners/i-3SzvtGt/0/b0c67b8a/XL/DSC07848-XL.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Souviners/i-8sSdnCD/0/3abfb6c7/XL/DSC07849-XL.jpg
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Grabenpanzer
Replies: 4
Views: 408

Re: Grabenpanzer

Great looking set and display! I regret selling mine years back

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Death of a Militaria Legend
Replies: 0
Views: 518

Death of a Militaria Legend

Although not a Spiked helmet collector or Dealer, one of the founding dealers in the Militaria Hobby. LTC (Ret.) Thomas M. Johnson, 82, of Stafford County passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital. Mainly a Third Reich Collector and dealer, and author of over 30 books, he was...
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's JR 115 Officer Helmet
Replies: 10
Views: 680

Re: Steve's JR 115 Officer Helmet

Very, Very nice piece Steve!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: OVMS Wilmington Report
Replies: 11
Views: 1126

Re: OVMS Wilmington Report

"I saw Peter carrying his new very large "toy" around at the show just before he left to drive back home."

Sounds like someone got a Lewis gun???

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Where is Administration pickelhaubes.com ??
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Re: Where is Administration pickelhaubes.com ??

Contact Brian Loree with a PM, he owns the site.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: LEGO WWI
Replies: 11
Views: 754

Re: LEGO WWI

I started to watch a bunch of them, then woke up and said what am I doing, I got enough to do just buying helmets!!!
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: LEGO WWI
Replies: 11
Views: 754

Re: LEGO WWI

I was just looking on Ebay, quite a few Spiked helmet and even Ulan Lego's most custom made.

They seam to be selling as well!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: LEGO WWI
Replies: 11
Views: 754

Re: LEGO WWI

Pretty cool!