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by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: U.S. Pickelhaube
Replies: 9
Views: 220

Re: U.S. Pickelhaube

this is a helmet I truly would have loved to have in collection, just not the right time for funds. I am sure it went to a good home.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Spiked Helmet Garde
Replies: 15
Views: 225

Re: Spiked Helmet Garde

yes and no, the Semper Talis bandeau went into effect via AKO in 1889, so if helmet was before then..


James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Spiked Helmet Garde
Replies: 15
Views: 225

Re: Spiked Helmet Garde

Have to disagree IMO, and I may not be correct. But I have always read and been told that the 5th Garde and Garde Fusiler did not have removable spikes on OR helmets, where as 1st Garde Zu Fuss did have a removable spike for trichter…. Just my thoughts, either way it is a great find, and I also woul...
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Spiked Helmet Garde
Replies: 15
Views: 225

Re: Spiked Helmet Garde

Does the spike unscrew?

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 18
Views: 313

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

Wow, impressive! Love the felt ones!

james
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: OR's Kokarden
Replies: 47
Views: 19761

Re: OR's Kokarden

Great stuff John, Will try to add to it as I can.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton
Replies: 20
Views: 363

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton

Tony without Kaiser wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:47 pm
J.LeBrasseur wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:50 pm
/ Nice Tony, can hardly wait to see the new man cave or caves! /
Looking forward to your visit!
I know, need to make it happen sometime!

Nice to know I am still welcome!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton
Replies: 20
Views: 363

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton

Nice Tony, can hardly wait to see the new man cave or caves!

Good luck on the move.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Aussie Digger Hat and WW1 Tea Tin
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Aussie Digger Hat and WW1 Tea Tin

Love the tins!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Baden Anyone?
Replies: 21
Views: 1242

Re: Baden Anyone?

Crazy Nice, something to be proud of for sure!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Ludwig II Pipe
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: Ludwig II Pipe

Well done John, as stated above, I love the way you display them too.

Nice!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Off Paymaster For Sale SOLD !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: Off Paymaster For Sale

A better then fair price!

Congrats to whomever got it.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2019 Update
Replies: 15
Views: 448

Re: SOS 2019 Update

in a Nutshell people protesting Third Reich items etc. There was a big Gun Show at the venue a week or so ago, and some dealers had some Nazi stuff and KKK on their tables, and somebody posted pictures on social media and it went from there.. Now famous athletes etc. protesting check out this link h...
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2019 Update
Replies: 15
Views: 448

Re: SOS 2019 Update

it will be interesting, I like you Peter have money invested that I cannot get back such as Non refundable/ Non changeable flights for my Wife and son etc. Will be an interesting week or so after their emergency meeting, I saw one of the board members of the Kentucky Expo center on CNN say he will m...
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Gus and Maggie visit
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Gus and Maggie visit

Somewhere around 80 I think :D
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: White Württemberg PB13
Replies: 20
Views: 443

Re: White Württemberg PB13

Great job and super nice helmet.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: What does the marking stand for?
Replies: 6
Views: 181

Re: What does the marking stand for?

I cannot see a pic?

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Gus and Maggie visit
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Gus and Maggie visit

pickelhauben wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:07 am
Gus in that Viking boat is comical.

In the first pic , what is that thing ?

A lance with hand garde ?
Actually it is a M1913 (Patton) sword U.S.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Generale
Replies: 21
Views: 499

Re: Generale

The main difference other then the wappen I have always noticed on Generals is the spike and how it does not overlap the base is screws into like normal officers. Yours is textbook

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Generale
Replies: 21
Views: 499

Re: Generale

Very nice, one of the better ones I have seen.

Congrats!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Gus and Maggie visit
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Gus and Maggie visit

All joking aside, it was a great 3 days with Maggie and Gus visiting us.

James

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by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Unit framed picture
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Unit framed picture

Ok took Gus and Maggie to some local antique shops today, you know the ones, the kind I have been to dozens of times and never find a thing, so we go through one, and I am ready to go and Gus says, why are you not buying that unit picture on the wall. I did not even see it. So had to buy it, will di...
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Gus and Maggie visit
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Gus and Maggie visit

Let him into the room today :D

James

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by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Gus and Maggie visit
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Gus and Maggie visit

Gus and Maggie showed up last night for a few days to visit the LeBrasseur castle. Today he was granted access to the outer sanctum, tomorrow may let him in the helmet room??? Weird I remember inviting Maggie to come out and visit us, but Gus showed up as well... Lucky for us tomorrow night Maggie i...
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Misc. Kokarden, any ideas?
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Misc. Kokarden, any ideas?

Anyone have any Idea what this Kokarden is or for what? I have shown it next to a standard NCO Kokarden for size reference.

thanks

James
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by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Help with identification? Never seen one. Thanks! 20"x10"
Replies: 7
Views: 238

Re: Help with identification? Never seen one. Thanks! 20"x10"

My understanding is these where remembrance type memorials for hanging on your wall.

Seen similar ones before

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Vulkanfiber Prussian Infantry Officer
Replies: 16
Views: 502

Re: Vulkanfiber Prussian Infantry Officer

Very nice find John, great condition!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Untouched Model 1891 Württemberg
Replies: 13
Views: 505

Re: Untouched Model 1891 Württemberg

Very nice Tony, just read your write up as well, thanks for sharing. the side mounts are very cool and interesting. No doubt real, but never seen like that before.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Wappen and spike question
Replies: 13
Views: 271

Re: Wappen and spike question

yup, nice helmet
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Wappen and spike question
Replies: 13
Views: 271

Re: Wappen and spike question

Can we see a pic of the inside?

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Wappen and spike question
Replies: 13
Views: 271

Re: Wappen and spike question

perfectly fine and nice to see. Some of these where chemically darkened to stop glare. they look blackish over time.

Nice helmet

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens for Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Wappens for Sale

16 and 17 also now sold

thanks
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello
Replies: 9
Views: 265

Re: Hello

Welcome to the forum!

Would love to see some of your collection bot French and Spiked!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Old Way To Add To Your Collection
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: The Old Way To Add To Your Collection

Joe Walter at House of Swords, quite the character and a master sword maker, his fakes are still going around today selling as good pieces, mainly civil war. Use to get his catalog in mail, call the same day and never get anything, always sold all ready. still it was fun to get them and look through...
by J.LeBrasseur
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Brunswick EM for Sal
Replies: 12
Views: 653

Re: Brunswick EM for Sal

PM sent
by J.LeBrasseur
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: Price List 1974
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Re: Price List 1974

Great stuff Steve.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Unidentified Court Sword
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: Unidentified Court Sword

Sure has the feeling of being French to me. I will dig into some books to see what I can find.

Nice looking sword.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: American Pickelhaube
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: American Pickelhaube

Peter, congrats, these are so rare and to be in that great of shape is wonderful!

Joe has an article on his webpage about these, see link below.

http://pickelhauben.net/an-american-pickelhaube/


James
by J.LeBrasseur
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: New Prussian Garde deskpiece
Replies: 9
Views: 352

Re: New Prussian Garde deskpiece

Thanks all, I like these little helmets.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: New Prussian Garde deskpiece
Replies: 9
Views: 352

New Prussian Garde deskpiece

Just picked up this mini Prussian Garde helmet desk piece to go with others I have. All metal construction, very detailed about 3 inches high and 2 inches wide. James https://photos.smugmug.com/Souviners/i-FwSrMZp/0/32ec938b/L/DSC09632-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Souviners/i-6J8wC9Q/0/23deac6e/...
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhauben for Enlisted men M15/M95
Replies: 11
Views: 427

Re: Pickelhauben for Enlisted men M15/M95

Nice, we did this once before years and years ago, I am sure those photo's are long gone.

nice to do an update!

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens for Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Wappens for Sale

Francois- thanks for the interest, here are a couple more pics of the Bavarian OR in silver. Distance between post is ~2 inches, loops on back. thanks James https://photos.smugmug.com/For-Sale/i-5G4v83t/0/b154c7eb/L/DSC09604-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/For-Sale/i-8qtJwpM/0/2c4d0f78/L/DSC09603-L...
by J.LeBrasseur
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens for Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Wappens for Sale

#4,5,22,23,24 are all sold

thanks

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens for Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Wappens for Sale

more pics https://photos.smugmug.com/For-Sale/i-tpHNckd/0/06b3b46f/L/DSC09537-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/For-Sale/i-QMTgh5W/0/66dfa25c/L/DSC09538-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/For-Sale/i-qd5wxhD/0/8c7d2954/L/DSC09539-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/For-Sale/i-gptJsq3/0/b5043f6a/L/DSC09540-...
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens for Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Wappens for Sale

Cleaning up some old parts, please email or PM me with any interests, more pics by request. [email protected].net Actual Shipping cost will be added to price thanks James 1) Baden OR Brass $110 2) Prussian Police super nice $150 3) Prussian M15 $60 not pictured 4) Prussian M15 SOLD 5) Prussian M15 SOLD ...
by J.LeBrasseur
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: M15 GdC Helmets and Wappen
Replies: 1
Views: 213

Re: M15 GdC Helmets and Wappen

I know of one in friends collection, and got to hold it for a few minutes. No pictures sorry.

One of the coolest pieces I have seen.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Another dragoon
Replies: 9
Views: 292

Re: Another dragoon

Bruno- all Dragoons are nice, but come on that is a awesome piece.

James
by J.LeBrasseur
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: FINALLY something to post.
Replies: 18
Views: 696

Re: FINALLY something to post.

Ron- nice looking display and collection, way to go

James