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by verdun16
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover
Replies: 13
Views: 240

Re: M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover

thanks for your comments gentlemen.
I agree with Tony..Nothing beats a Tschapka!!
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by verdun16
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover
Replies: 13
Views: 240

M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover

Dear Friends I would like to share this M15 Prussian Tschapka with field cover. The field cover is the rare M15 model in two pieces. verdun16 https://i.ibb.co/hHWctLm/DSCN4796.jpg https://i.ibb.co/cDmPRWK/DSCN4800.jpg https://i.ibb.co/3htCnbK/DSCN4801.jpg https://i.ibb.co/Qpms230/DSCN4802.jpg https:...
by verdun16
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Prussian Infantry 1871 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1236

Re: Prussian Infantry 1871 for sale

helmet still available
I will be happy to receive reasonable offers for this interesting pickelhaube.
Others pictures available on request, please send messages PM or [email protected]

thanks
verdun16
by verdun16
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: MY TWO LATEST FIND - ONE AT A TIME
Replies: 16
Views: 2228

Re: MY TWO LATEST FIND - ONE AT A TIME

hi Amy congratulations for this super addition to your collection this is a very rare pickelhaube, I have the more common Prussian one. all the best Verdun16 https://i.ibb.co/wp3Hgsy/Immagine-073.jpg https://i.ibb.co/R6dd9ZH/Immagine-074.jpg https://i.ibb.co/89cCj7q/Immagine-075.jpg https://i.ibb.co...
by verdun16
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Enlisted GdC or GKR helmet
Replies: 14
Views: 1151

Re: Enlisted GdC or GKR helmet

thanks Alan for your comment.
Leave the helmets as found or clean them are only two ways of seeing the collection
all the best
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by verdun16
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Deutsch SudWestAfrika
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Deutsch SudWestAfrika

Dear Friends one photo showing a large group of Inf Regt. 75. Unfortunately rear paper is badly damaged. verdun16 https://i.ibb.co/kDsPXgt/DSCN5315.jpg https://i.ibb.co/YkVJ4HK/DSCN5316.jpg https://i.ibb.co/j4q7SXR/DSCN5317.jpg https://i.ibb.co/gR00MZk/DSCN5318.jpg https://i.ibb.co/Y05g0hj/DSCN5319....
by verdun16
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Enlisted GdC or GKR helmet
Replies: 14
Views: 1151

Re: Enlisted GdC or GKR helmet

I really never thought about cleaning this helmet. As I said i like helmet "dans son jus"!! I think this French expression if perfect to express the concept.
thanks again
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by verdun16
Tue Jun 09, 2020 4:38 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Enlisted GdC or GKR helmet
Replies: 14
Views: 1151

Re: Enlisted GdC or GKR helmet

thanks for comments
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by verdun16
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Enlisted GdC or GKR helmet
Replies: 14
Views: 1151

Enlisted GdC or GKR helmet

Dear Friends I would like to share this enlisted GdC or GKR helmet Bought many years ago from a friend collector here in Italy. I'm well aware the helmet is not the best in the world but everything is original to the helmet. Any unit marks under cockades so is possible a private purchase. verdun16 h...
by verdun16
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Officer spiked helmet Inf. Regt. Nr. 76.
Replies: 2
Views: 141

Officer spiked helmet Inf. Regt. Nr. 76.

Dear Friends I would like to share this Officer spiked helmet for Inf. Regt. Nr. 76. Bought few years ago from a friend member, the helmet is in very very good conditions. I really love it! verdun16 https://i.ibb.co/KXcqMKW/DSCN3518.jpg https://i.ibb.co/hZwJfXw/DSCN3520.jpg https://i.ibb.co/wcyKysX/...
by verdun16
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: GdC or GKR with parade eagle.
Replies: 6
Views: 356

Re: GdC or GKR with parade eagle.

Dear Friends
another GdC or GKR with armour and helmet with eagle.
note the photo was takes in the same Berlin studio as the other one.
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by verdun16
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: 13th Ulanen zu Pferd (various mounted shots)
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: 13th Ulanen zu Pferd (various mounted shots)

Thanks for sharing these photos of this elite Regt.
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by verdun16
Sun May 31, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 13th Uhlan Regiment Part 2
Replies: 21
Views: 985

Re: 13th Uhlan Regiment Part 2

Impressive display!
thanks for sharing
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by verdun16
Sun May 31, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: GdC or GKR with parade eagle.
Replies: 6
Views: 356

GdC or GKR with parade eagle.

Dear Friend
a nice photo showing one GdC or GKR with parade armour and helmet with eagle.

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by verdun16
Sun May 17, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Deutsch SudWestAfrika
Replies: 4
Views: 283

Deutsch SudWestAfrika

dear Friends
an interesting photo taken in Berlin during 1903.
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by verdun16
Sun May 10, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: 108th Schützen Regiment
Replies: 8
Views: 408

Re: 108th Schützen Regiment

wonderful pieces as usual!
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by verdun16
Sat May 09, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Helmet for a Wurtt. Officer of Feld Art. Reg.13
Replies: 21
Views: 967

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

Wurttemberg Officer helmets are always impressive with their big metal badge.
congratulations.
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by verdun16
Sat May 02, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian Officer Pickelhaube with box and field cover
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Re: Prussian Officer Pickelhaube with box and field cover

Hi John
the helmet is the pre-war standard leather body
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by verdun16
Fri May 01, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian Officer Pickelhaube with box and field cover
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Prussian Officer Pickelhaube with box and field cover

Dear Friends I would like to share this Prussian Officer spiked helmet with box and its original field cover. Not rare but in really wonderful conditions. verdun16 https://i.ibb.co/G7Jm8f0/20141126-211107.jpg https://i.ibb.co/b1RHz6H/20141126-211159.jpg https://i.ibb.co/2dxrX15/20141126-211311.jpg h...
by verdun16
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Shakos/Tschakos
Topic: KAGGR#1 Garde MG Shakos
Replies: 5
Views: 471

Re: KAGGR#1 Garde MG Shakos

awesome pieces as usual from Steve.
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by verdun16
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: 7th Jager zu Pferde Regt.
Replies: 3
Views: 450

7th Jager zu Pferde Regt.

Dear Friend
a tall and bearded JzP beside an unidentified soldier with camo band on his mutze.

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by verdun16
Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: 2nd Guards Uhlan Regiment
Replies: 7
Views: 462

Re: 2nd Guards Uhlan Regiment

dear Friends
thanks for showing very nice tschapkas and uniforms!
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by verdun16
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: 2nd Guards Uhlan Regiment
Replies: 7
Views: 462

2nd Guards Uhlan Regiment

Dear Friend
a nice photo showing one young Uhlan in parade dress.
I like Uhlans uniform and tschapkas!
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by verdun16
Mon Apr 13, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Prussian Infantry 1871 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1236

Prussian Infantry 1871 for sale

Dear Friends I would like to sell this Prussian Infantry 1871 helmet stamped inside the body 130R and soldier name tag. Prussian cockade unfortunately missing. Leather on Chinstrap will be easily repaired, the two small holes on the upper back will be easily repaired as well. Otherwise the helmet is...
by verdun16
Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Officer Pickelhaube 1915 Train Btn with field cover
Replies: 10
Views: 622

Re: Officer Pickelhaube 1915 Train Btn with field cover

no, there isn't any manufacturer's mark inside.
only handwritten size 56
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by verdun16
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Officer Pickelhaube 1915 Train Btn with field cover
Replies: 10
Views: 622

Officer Pickelhaube 1915 Train Btn with field cover

Dear Friends I would like to share this 1915 Officer spiked helmet for Train Btn. Bought two years ago from a French friend the helmet is still equipped with its original field cover. During these very long years the cover has stuck to the back of the helmet and now it cannot be detached except at t...
by verdun16
Sat Apr 11, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Ersatz black tin helmet
Replies: 16
Views: 1245

Re: Ersatz black tin helmet

congratulations for this great find!
happy Easter!
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by verdun16
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Feld Machinengewehr Zug
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Feld Machinengewehr Zug

dear Friends
very interesting photo of this MG formation.
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by verdun16
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Bavarian NCO Schweres Reiter
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: Bavarian NCO Schweres Reiter

hi Tony
as usual, another very nice helmet.
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by verdun16
Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Bavarian NCO Schweres Reiter
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Bavarian NCO Schweres Reiter

Dear Friends
Bavarian NCO Schweres Reiter in field gray uniform.
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by verdun16
Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: KuK Telegraph Troops
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: KuK Telegraph Troops

Hi Brian
thanks for your reply.
Unfortunately I don't have any of these visor cap. The original ones are rare and higly researched, and actually there are many many fakes on the market.
Happy Easter to all members.
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by verdun16
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: KuK Telegraph Troops
Replies: 3
Views: 289

KuK Telegraph Troops

Dear Friends
one photo with some Austro-Hungarian Telegraph Troops with their distinctive badge on collars.
The Photos was taken in Belluno, Italian city occupied by Austrian Army after the defeat of Caporetto in 1917.
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by verdun16
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: KuK Kaiserschützen
Replies: 2
Views: 207

Re: KuK Kaiserschützen

one mistake...Emperor Franz Joseph died on 1916 Nov. 21st.
Emperor Karl changed the name of these Regiments.

Great luck finding the original jacket and cap!!
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by verdun16
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: KuK Kaiserschützen
Replies: 2
Views: 207

KuK Kaiserschützen

Dear Friends yesterday I showed a photo with some young KuK Landesschützen. After their sacrifices on the Eastern front and on the Italian front, to thank and honor these troops, in January 16th 1917, Emperor Franz Joseph changed their name in Kaiserschützen. This photo shows experienced and trained...
by verdun16
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: WW1 Italian Unknown Soldier
Replies: 2
Views: 237

WW1 Italian Unknown Soldier

Dear Friends some information about Italian Unknown Soldier. The Grave is in Rome in the Monument called Altare della Patria. The only words on the tombstone are "Ignoto Militi" and this Unknown Soldier is decorated with a gold medal for military valor with this motivation: «Degno figlio di una stir...
by verdun16
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: More Dragoons From SOS 2020 KAGGR#!
Replies: 22
Views: 2438

Re: More Dragoons From SOS 2020 KAGGR#!

thanks for showing us these rare pickel.
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by verdun16
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Kuk Landesschützen
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Kuk Landesschützen

Dear Friends two photo with some young recruits of Kuk Landesschützen, proudly showing the Edelweiss on collar and mountain rooster plume on their Kappe. Photos taken in winter 1915. These elite mountain Regiments were recruited in South Tyrol and were considered among the most patriotic troops of t...
by verdun16
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Couple Rare M1871-1887 Conversion helmets
Replies: 9
Views: 635

Re: Couple Rare M1871-1887 Conversion helmets

many thanks for posting these helmets, seldom seen in collections or in museums.
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by verdun16
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian felt
Replies: 13
Views: 924

Re: Prussian felt

very good addition to your collection
I like ersatz pickel especially with field gray metal finishing
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by verdun16
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Prussian Cuirassier
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Prussian Cuirassier

Dear Friend
Young Prussian Cuirassier in field gray uniform
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by verdun16
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Group of Officers
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: Group of Officers

Hi Bruno
you are right about Chartres cathedral, really wonderful, UNESCO World Heritage site.
for those who want to learn more about the history of the cathedral

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartres_Cathedral

all the best
verdun16
by verdun16
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Group of Officers
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Group of Officers

Dear Frinds
one photo showing a large group of Officers in France, for military manoeuvres, year 1900.
Second from left, first row seated, one Italian General with wonderful 1874 helmet with parade plume.
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by verdun16
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Kurassier Regt. Von Seydlitz N°7
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: Kurassier Regt. Von Seydlitz N°7

hi Steve
as I wrote I have a very small collection of photos, I'm posting just for the pleasure of sharing them.
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by verdun16
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial Eagle in Rome....
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Re: Imperial Eagle in Rome....

many thanks for this answer
in photo is really written Compte in French, Conte in Italian.
but if born in 1867, in 1893 he was only 26 years old but This officer seems older to me.
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by verdun16
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Kurassier Regt. Von Seydlitz N°7
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Kurassier Regt. Von Seydlitz N°7

four Cuirassiers of this elite Regt.
all the best
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by verdun16
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Jaeger zu Pferde x 2
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Jaeger zu Pferde x 2

well done
I like these schirmmutzen
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by verdun16
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: What's the name of the movie? An Officer and a Enlistedman?
Replies: 15
Views: 2875

Re: What's the name of the movie? An Officer and a Enlistedman?

rare to see together these Ulanka and matching Tschapkas
congratulations
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by verdun16
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: More Dragoner From KAGGR#!
Replies: 8
Views: 790

Re: More Dragoner From KAGGR#!

thanks for posting these photos
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by verdun16
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Imperial Eagle in Rome....
Replies: 3
Views: 225

Imperial Eagle in Rome....

An unidentified nobleman ( Compte Salina ) In German uniform in 1893. One noble family Conti Salina really existed in Bologna at the end of the 19th century. Photo taken in Rome.
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