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by PICKELMAX
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian UR 6 felt tschapka for review
Replies: 9
Views: 2182

Re: Prussian UR 6 felt tschapka for review

This one seems to be correct.
Prices are about 1800€.
by PICKELMAX
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 23
Views: 3222

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

All the pre-war and all the officiers are now for sale!

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by PICKELMAX
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Tschapkas and Schirmmützen
Replies: 1
Views: 1072

Tschapkas and Schirmmützen

All is for sale! Tschapkas : Mod 1844/56 UR5 - Mod 1862 UR8 (sold) - Off 1866/68 UR10 - Mod 1867 UR13 - Off Alte Regtn - Off RUR14 (sold) - Off light weight (sold) - Off large size + Koffer Schirmmützen : Off RUR11 (sold) - 3GUR (sold) - Off 3GUR More pics and prices on request, please. https://farm...
by PICKELMAX
Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 23
Views: 3222

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

And for Christmas I would love to see more photos of that enlisted-man tin helmet of yours ! Happy Christmas to you All Alex Here you are Alex https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4831/46525654061_cf40fa0ab4_h.jpg Coll 315 by Max Pickelmax , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4910/45612145055_80db...
by PICKELMAX
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 23
Views: 3222

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

Here you are, Brian https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4854/46217920811_0dd4e1cf7a_h.jpg Coll 088 by Max Pickelmax , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4853/46217918991_0b8d81129f_h.jpg Coll 064 by Max Pickelmax , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4830/45493989864_6d1ec186d8_h.jpg Coll 09...
by PICKELMAX
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 23
Views: 3222

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

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by PICKELMAX
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 23
Views: 3222

Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

My collection, 2011 : https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4877/31181492617_acfee2c880_h.jpg Coll 768 by Max Pickelmax , sur Flickr And now... https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4671/26115987108_3437447e3b_b.jpg WP_20160826_002 by Max Pickelmax , sur Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4609/39988317091_12ac...
by PICKELMAX
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen
Replies: 26
Views: 2563

Re: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen

Please, Tony, could you tell us who is the single maker of these helmets?
by PICKELMAX
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen
Replies: 26
Views: 2563

Re: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen

Congratulations!
There is no doubt about the originality of this helmet, really a nice and rare item!
I could be a little bit jealous...
by PICKELMAX
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: tschapka
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

Re: tschapka

Congratulations, it is surely a nice item, I know Bruno!
Some pics?
by PICKELMAX
Sun May 27, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: tschapka
Replies: 11
Views: 2077

Re: tschapka

I'm looking for a tschapka in good condition at a fair price Good luck, the prices are now lower than 10 years ago but such helmets become very harder to find nowadays, especially in a good condition. You have this one that seems to be correct for the asking price : https://www.ebay.de/itm/Bayern-T...
by PICKELMAX
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: A M71 Karabiner
Replies: 3
Views: 2616

Re: A M71 Karabiner

by PICKELMAX
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Newly Acquired Tschapka Info Wanted
Replies: 15
Views: 2939

Re: Newly Acquired Tschapka Info Wanted

Lucky find!
by PICKELMAX
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: 1911-Manöver
Replies: 10
Views: 3467

Re: 1911-Manöver

I really like the way to worn the chinscales on one of the twoo Ulhans officiers Tschapka!
by PICKELMAX
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Pictures of Uhlans
Replies: 13
Views: 4150

Re: Pictures of Uhlans

That's a good question Joe! I've no clear answer because I did not find any official regulations about this way to worn the Fangschnur. It seems to be a personnal and particular way to worn the Parade uniform during the early 1880's to the 1900's, especially for some cabinet portraits. Perhaps it wa...
by PICKELMAX
Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Completed Ulan #11 Officer
Replies: 22
Views: 5310

Re: Completed Ulan #11 Officer

Congratulations Joseph, it's a very nice display!

You've been lucky to find the original missing pieces, "She" is now absolutely perfect.
by PICKELMAX
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Completed Ulan #11 Officer
Replies: 22
Views: 5310

Re: Completed Ulan #11 Officer

Perfect!
by PICKELMAX
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Completed Ulan #11 Officer
Replies: 22
Views: 5310

Re: Completed Ulan #11 Officer

Bravo, Brian!
by PICKELMAX
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Königs. Sächs. 1. Ulanen-Regt. Nr. 17…
Replies: 15
Views: 3475

Re: Königs. Sächs. 1. Ulanen-Regt. Nr. 17…

Congratulations!
by PICKELMAX
Sun Jan 29, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Ulanen Regt No. 11 Officer Tschapka
Replies: 23
Views: 5339

Re: Ulanen Regt No. 11 Officer Tschapka

Oh yes, Brian, very nice work!
by PICKELMAX
Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Der Uberzug
Topic: Ulan Numbers
Replies: 9
Views: 3470

Re: Ulan Numbers

Thanks T that clears it up nicely. Many of the fotos were pre war. I have no explanation for R 53 , no clue ?? There were some nice shots of felt tschapkas being worn as well. Probably 53th Reserve Division (XXVII Reserve Korps) and especially, 53. Kavallerie Reserve Abteilung, part of the 106th Re...
by PICKELMAX
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Baron Von Richthofen
Replies: 8
Views: 3829

Re: Baron Von Richthofen

Hi friends, Here is his Tschapka on the coffin : http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205213463" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and here : https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/61/af/cd/61afcd6d56d9cf00407e130e143ec32a.jpg And the Red Baron's Tschapka was something like t...
by PICKELMAX
Sat Dec 31, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Pictures of Uhlans
Replies: 13
Views: 4150

Re: Pictures of Uhlans

It's probably a private purchase automatic gun such as a Mauser mod 1910, a Dreyse 1907 or a Bayard 1908.
by PICKELMAX
Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: 15 Ulanen Regt after fighting in the Hartmannsweiler Kopf
Replies: 6
Views: 3405

Re: 15 Ulanen Regt after fighting in the Hartmannsweiler Kop

EXCELLENT! Thank you, Pickelmaxime, for sharing! :D I mention these guys on my page about the Hirtzstein the mountain, south of the HWK. ( http://pierreswesternfront.punt.nl/index.php?r=1&id=534577&tbl_archief=0#534577" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ) These guys were already involve...
by PICKELMAX
Sat Dec 31, 2016 6:18 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Pictures of Uhlans
Replies: 13
Views: 4150

Re: Pictures of Uhlans

Merci Bruno!

You've got a really nice picture of bavarian Uhlans, congratulations!
by PICKELMAX
Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Pictures of Uhlans
Replies: 13
Views: 4150

Pictures of Uhlans

More than 250 pictures of Uhlans, here :

https://goo.gl/photos/Rzik3AUKqaeMvGbc8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Enjoy, friends!
by PICKELMAX
Thu May 26, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

And now, the Ari Trilogy :
by PICKELMAX
Mon May 16, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: tschapka real or fake
Replies: 9
Views: 5640

Re: tschapka real or fake

Fake!

Never seen a good felt Tschapka with tin removable mortarboard, except for some english copies.
by PICKELMAX
Thu Mar 31, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

keoki7 wrote:For preservation, I would use Ballistol, it was developed by the Germans and has no deleterious effects on wood or leather.

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Thanx Geo!
by PICKELMAX
Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

Yes, thanx Gus, I knew that and especially since I've seen this moovie of "butchers" :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_SE5FuuIg8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by PICKELMAX
Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

Please Gus, what does it mean "no round chambered"?

Excuse me but with such an item, I'm like an absolut begginer... it's a bit different than a Tschapka!
by PICKELMAX
Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

And now, the results :
by PICKELMAX
Fri Mar 25, 2016 4:28 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

Thank you, Gus!
I will buy it today.
Yes, it's a very cool one, I'm really happy to get it!!!
by PICKELMAX
Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

Yes, Bruno, in this case it's really a "Fairly Tale", an old dream of childrenhood. An old lady offered to me my twoo first Pickelhaubes when I was 11 years old, they came from his father who died in the second battle of the Marne... today, it's for me the same feeling as the day I did get these hel...
by PICKELMAX
Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

Thanx Gus!

What's you opinion about hot used oil for gear box?
by PICKELMAX
Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

Gustaf wrote:WD40 is not a good oil to preserve, only to dissolve rust, it will damage the steel with time. It would be better to clean the WD40 off when you finish cleaning, and oil with light oil.
Hi Gus, what do you mean for "light oil", do you have the name of a good product?
Thanx
by PICKELMAX
Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:12 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

"...during some restoration works in an old farm near Clermont Ferrand..." This sounds like a fairy tale Maxime. Do you have more details? Where was it found and how did it get there?... I will ask for some details but the guy who offered me this gun is one of my best friends (really not a militari...
by PICKELMAX
Tue Mar 22, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

Re: P08 Art. for my birthday

I did it with some penetrating oil like WD40 and here is the result.
This gun is definitively out of order but is it a better way to clean it and stop the damage of the rust?
by PICKELMAX
Sun Mar 20, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: P08 Art. for my birthday
Replies: 24
Views: 7508

P08 Art. for my birthday

It is surely one of the nicest gifts that I never get during all my life!

One of my best friends gave me this gun for my birthday. It was found about twoo years ago, during some retoration works in an old farm near Clermont Ferrand in France. You know what, I believe that I'm happy!
by PICKELMAX
Tue Feb 09, 2016 5:26 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Saxon reserve
Replies: 12
Views: 6010

Re: Saxon reserve

Encore l'une de tes merveilles!

Bravo
by PICKELMAX
Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: A M71 Karabiner
Replies: 3
Views: 2616

A M71 Karabiner

I'm really not an expert about firearms but I've got a M83 Reichsrevolver and since soon this Karabiner M71, issued in 1876, with the correct little ammo pounch (only 15 cartridges). The unit markings on the plate of butt seem to be for the 3thd Ulanen Regt. The pounch is for the IR.126, issued in 1...
by PICKELMAX
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Ammo cartridge pouch M71 for cavalry FOUND!
Replies: 2
Views: 1852

Re: Ammo cartridge pouch M71 for cavalry

Khukri wrote:Great ! Can you post some pictures ?
Thank you,
Francis
soon...
by PICKELMAX
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka
Replies: 9
Views: 2739

Re: Tschapka

GO!
by PICKELMAX
Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Ammo cartridge pouch M71 for cavalry FOUND!
Replies: 2
Views: 1852

Ammo cartridge pouch M71 for cavalry FOUND!

I recebtly purchased a nice Mauser 1871 cavalry carbine (cal. 11mm Mauser) and I'm now looking for a correct ammo pouch to fit with it. It is smaller than a M1874 pounch for infantry and it contains only 15 cartridges.
Thanx.

I endly found it!
by PICKELMAX
Thu Oct 08, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Belgian beer.
Replies: 24
Views: 7437

Re: Belgian beer.

My wife just comes back from Lille for professional purpose and she is just marvelous...
by PICKELMAX
Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Belgian beer.
Replies: 24
Views: 7437

Re: Belgian beer.

Khukri wrote::thumb up:

Trappist Rochefort 10 IS the best !!!

Francis
Really not sure...

http://bieromakhs.free.fr/Classement_Bi ... t%20Sixtus" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by PICKELMAX
Tue Oct 06, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian EM - M15 Uhlan Tschapka
Replies: 34
Views: 21522

Re: Prussian EM - M15 Uhlan Tschapka

A Tschapka has never been and is never cheap! :wink:

About ten years ago, the problem was to find money so as to fund a Tschapka, today the problem is to find a Tschapka...