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by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Death of a Forum Member
Replies: 11
Views: 133

Re: Death of a Forum Member

Just heard from a friend in France as well, sad, sad news.

I heard only 60 years old to boot...

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: General bavarian pickelhaube
Replies: 9
Views: 218

Re: General bavarian pickelhaube

Paul- welcome to the forum. There are several variations of the Bavarian Generals wappen that are real, yours appears to be one of the good ones. Yours is the type where they put the enameled badge on over the top of existing wappen. You want to see details on both side of the enameled part, but onl...
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Der Uberzug
Topic: Some harder to find Uberzugs
Replies: 7
Views: 106

Re: Some harder to find Uberzugs

SkipperJohn wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:21 pm
Outstanding collection James!
Please refresh my memory --- what does D.R.P. stand for?

John :bravo: :bravo: :bravo:
Deutsche Reich Patent

Thanks for the comments guy's.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Der Uberzug
Topic: Some harder to find Uberzugs
Replies: 7
Views: 106

Some harder to find Uberzugs

Thought I would share some of the harder to find Uberzugs from my collection. 1) Winter one piece Artillery Pickelhaube Ubezug https://photos.smugmug.com/Collection/i-bznWbmD/0/8d62944b/XL/DSC07733-XL.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Collection/i-XJv3W7J/0/25c0289f/XL/DSC07734-XL.jpg 2) Winter Two Pie...
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover
Replies: 14
Views: 270

Re: M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover

Love it, would love to find a cover like that.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Help with a dealer....
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Help with a dealer....

Never purchased from him, but met him a couple times at shows, Nice guy

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Junemann Officer Helmet JR 160
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Junemann Officer Helmet JR 160

That did not take long!
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Braunschweig Hussar Regiment nr 17 Officer's Sash
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: Braunschweig Hussar Regiment nr 17 Officer's Sash

Congrats on a rare find.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Help with ID on Firemans helmet
Replies: 10
Views: 656

Re: Help with ID on Firemans helmet

again, not my normal thing to collect, but the job of IDing it is sure fun, thanks for the help and ideas!
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Help with ID on Firemans helmet
Replies: 10
Views: 656

Re: Help with ID on Firemans helmet

ok so lets add to the mystery, the next two pictures show the older style kokarden that was on it and the chinscales which I took off because they need to be fixed(BRIAN) the scales are curved appear to be German made, interesting that the leather on the scales has been wrapped in black felt? James ...
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Help with ID on Firemans helmet
Replies: 10
Views: 656

Re: Help with ID on Firemans helmet

it also has a very unique metal frame on the inside I have never seen before?

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by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Help with ID on Firemans helmet
Replies: 10
Views: 656

Help with ID on Firemans helmet

I normally do not buy these, but it was an older lady that answered one of my local ads, so felt I should offer here something for it. Anyway, it is now mine, but not sure of where it is from, anyone have an ID on this front plate? May not even be German? I feel like I have seen it before, but canno...
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Sachsen M15, a very large one.
Replies: 15
Views: 695

Re: Sachsen M15, a very large one.

I do not count anymore, better to not know exactly so the wife never knows...
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Sachsen M15, a very large one.
Replies: 15
Views: 695

Re: Sachsen M15, a very large one.

yes, you are on a roll and nice condition helmets to boot. It is an addiction buying these spikes, hard to stop, so I do not even try to stop.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Sachsen M15, a very large one.
Replies: 15
Views: 695

Re: Sachsen M15, a very large one.

Nice helmet and condition is great!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Prussian Guard Infantry Helmet recently arrived.
Replies: 12
Views: 558

Re: M15 Prussian Guard Infantry Helmet recently arrived.

Congrats Alan, you did not mention that one when we talked, nice find

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Merit Crosses of the Free Hanse Towns
Replies: 8
Views: 321

Re: Merit Crosses of the Free Hanse Towns

Some of my favorite medals, sold my set few years ago, wish I had kept them. But need to focus on helmets.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Sachsen M95.
Replies: 15
Views: 762

Re: Sachsen M95.

Nice find, they will look great next to each other.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun May 31, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: New member New Hampshire USA
Replies: 9
Views: 745

Re: New member New Hampshire USA

Welcome to the forum!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon May 25, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: My new MG08
Replies: 18
Views: 3122

Re: My new MG08

Congrats Peter, Your Man Cave keeps growing!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun May 24, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: New project M-15 Garde Infantry.
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: New project M-15 Garde Infantry.

worthy of fixing up!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun May 24, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Memorial Day
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Memorial Day

That time of year again, where we recognize our Veterans on Memorial Day. Wanted to share a couple Medal of Honor winners that have local ties to my hometown where I live now. My town is a little over 10,000 people, and we have had numerous Medal of Honor winners live here over the years. I am only ...
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat May 23, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My JZP's
Replies: 17
Views: 868

Re: My JZP's

Thanks everyone, the Silver Reservist in the middle was my late brothers, he loved that helmet.

I remember when he got it 25 years ago or so, he had to borrow money from me to get it, my wife almost killed me!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat May 23, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Ulanen! Achtung!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 597

Re: Ulanen! Achtung!!!

Outstanding grouping!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun May 17, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My JZP's
Replies: 17
Views: 868

Re: My JZP's

Was that Jim Godefroy Steve? I also noted Jim could not pronounce Jäger zu Pferde. I miss Jim :sad1:
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Great guy, loved his Ebay handle Triplane!!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat May 16, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My JZP's
Replies: 17
Views: 868

My JZP's

Here are my Other Ranks JZP helmets in my collection. From left to right 1) CE Junker 1916 probably repo chinstrap 2) CE Junker 1914 marked 55.5 8.J.P. Just picked up from Forum member! 3) Reserve JZP marked J.Z.PF. 6 55 Damaschke 4) CE Junker 1914 marked 8.J.P. 56.5 5) M15 Marked 1916 cannot make o...
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat May 16, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Bunch of stuff for Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: Bunch of stuff for Sale

All sold now!

thanks

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue May 12, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: KAGGR#1 Royalty Haube
Replies: 8
Views: 441

Re: KAGGR#1 Royalty Haube

Nice a dream helmet for me!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon May 11, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Picklehaube helmet fake???
Replies: 29
Views: 690

Re: Picklehaube helmet fake???

Looks perfectly fine, have to remember humans back 100 plus years ago where much smaller then us, out of all my years of collecting, I have only found a handful of them that will fit my head.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun May 10, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: KAGGR#1 Grenadier Collection
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: KAGGR#1 Grenadier Collection

Great stuff Steve, continue to impress!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat May 09, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Kinder Helme and Uniforms
Topic: Kinder Sabel
Replies: 1
Views: 415

Re: Kinder Sabel

love it nice find!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat May 09, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Loss of a Forum member, my brother
Replies: 29
Views: 6026

Re: Loss of a Forum member, my brother

Well thanks to everyone for the nice comments over the last months, hard to believe he has been gone almost 10 months now. Weather finally broke and they got the Grave stone in, think it came out great! thanks James https://photos.smugmug.com/FUN/i-wnggxFx/0/f16c3a71/XL/IMG_20200508_183801971_HDR%20...
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri May 08, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Helmet for a Wurtt. Officer of Feld Art. Reg.13
Replies: 21
Views: 1020

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

Nice find, I love helmets that have the plume!!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu May 07, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hi from France
Replies: 16
Views: 633

Re: Hi from France

Welcome to the forum!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu May 07, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: REPORT FROM OUR NEW TECH SUPPORT May 5, 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 572

Re: REPORT FROM OUR NEW TECH SUPPORT May 5, 2020

Brian- thanks for doing this, I just made a donation to help out!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue May 05, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: M15 Mecklenburg spike
Replies: 15
Views: 617

Re: M15 Mecklenburg spike

When it comes to parts, patience and persistence is a must, I have had many parts I thought I would never find, and with constant searching and some good collector friends have found many of them.

Good luck searching!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun May 03, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: Pickelhauben and Covid-19
Replies: 25
Views: 1783

Re: Pickelhauben and Covid-19

Last two packages from Germany have arrived fine, but took about 3 weeks each. Patience...

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun May 03, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to... display question
Replies: 21
Views: 2826

Re: how to... display question

Kris- great job, looks great, quite the variety of helmets!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri May 01, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Officer Helme KIR 145
Replies: 7
Views: 576

Re: Officer Helme KIR 145

wow that is a cool helmet.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet with plume
Replies: 16
Views: 881

Re: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet wiht plume

Did the 2008 seller know what he had ? Nope the dealer did not, and to be honest, I was not sure what it was at the time either, but knew it was something different, I quickly found Randy Trawnik to come take a look, while we where looking at it the dealer said I will go as low as $700, I looked at...
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Kinder Helme and Uniforms
Topic: Saxon IR 133 tunic and helemt kinder
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Saxon IR 133 tunic and helemt kinder

Here is a very nice Saxon IR 133 tunic and Saxon helmet, both Kinder. couple moth holes but overall in great shape. James https://photos.smugmug.com/Kinder-Collection/i-TBP6QgZ/0/745b5105/XL/DSC07265-XL.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Kinder-Collection/i-2hJxcRt/0/e814712f/XL/DSC07266-XL.jpg https://...
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet with plume
Replies: 16
Views: 881

Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet with plume

Picked up this wonderful helmet at the SOS in 2008, thought I would repost it. Well marked to Konigs Inf. Regt. 145. This Regiment was authorized to wear this plate on June 16th 1913 to celebrate the Kaiser's 25th year of rule. interesting helmet as it also has what appears to be 2 old German costum...
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Collector books for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Collector books for Sale

Books 3 and 4 now sold, many thanks!
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: Introduction

Nice to have you here!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Collector books for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Collector books for Sale

Accepting fair offers, just want them to go to a good home.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Collector books for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Collector books for Sale

Still cleaning up some of my late brothers stuff, and these are duplicate books that I have. Pricing these to sell. Right now going to offer to USA only as in most cases the shipping overseas would cost more then the book is worth. 1) Nazi Regalia 1992 by E.W.W.Fowler hardcover 160 pages $20.00 plus...
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Bunch of stuff for Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: Bunch of stuff for Sale

All sold now except for Mexican Kokarden.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Pickelhaube Officer-Liner Size 56/57
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Re: Pickelhaube Officer-Liner Size 56/57

Thanks for the heads up, will be bidding!

James