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by KAGGR#1
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: reseda green collar cloth for restoring purposes
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: reseda green collar cloth for restoring purposes

What regiment ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Heavy Cavalry and Hussar Straps
Replies: 8
Views: 299

Re: Heavy Cavalry and Hussar Straps

Bob ;
I sent you an email with the answer to your question about the H R 3 strap .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Another FA from the Turinetti Collection
Replies: 21
Views: 620

Re: Another FA from the Turinetti Collection

Glenn in the U K could answer the question about his medals .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Heavy Cavalry and Hussar Straps
Replies: 8
Views: 299

Re: Heavy Cavalry and Hussar Straps

Thanks for your interest .The H R enlisted straps with 2 colors are the M1915 pattern .IMO the hardest ones to find . I am missing 1 L H R 1 which took a cypher late of W II .They are hard to find .I do have an officers example but I display the officers in another place .I am also missing H R 12 wh...
by KAGGR#1
Thu Dec 03, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: Wanted a pair of silver NCO Mecklenburg collar disc
Replies: 0
Views: 657

Wanted a pair of silver NCO Mecklenburg collar disc

I am looking to locate and purchase a pair of silver NCO Mecklenburg collar disc .
If you have these please contact me .
I am looking to complete a Mecklenburg Jager Batl NCO collar
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Dec 03, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 13th Uhlan Regiment Rittmeister
Replies: 20
Views: 854

Re: 13th Uhlan Regiment Rittmeister

Hello Bob ; I sort of guessed that is where it was from . Great buy . Yes , I ended up with the Officer 1 L K R 1 cartouche box from that same auction . Also my KAGGR # 1 / Fusilier Batl Officers miter came from there . You are correct all 3 items came from the same collection .A collector in Berlin...
by KAGGR#1
Thu Dec 03, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's latest addition, part 3!
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Steve's latest addition, part 3!

Thanks for the kind posts .
By the way I am looking for either a pair of a single of enlisted man pistol flaps
for 1 L K R 1
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 13th Uhlan Regiment Rittmeister
Replies: 20
Views: 854

Re: 13th Uhlan Regiment Rittmeister

Excellent .vey hard to find . I just got an officer's cartouche box for 1 L K R 1 .All of these are hard to find .
Does anyone know of an enlisted cartouche box for 1 L K R 1 ? I am looking for one
Thanks for the photos
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Dec 02, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's latest addition, part 3!
Replies: 13
Views: 423

Re: Steve's latest addition, part 3!

The Kammer stamp is on the saddle blanket
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's latest find, a KAGGR1 Fusilier Battalion Officer Miter.
Replies: 16
Views: 825

Re: Steve's latest find, a KAGGR1 Fusilier Battalion Officer Miter.

Hello Alan ; Thank you . I know of only 1 other KAGGR # 1 / Fusilier Batl officer miter in a private collection . This one showed up 46 years ago in an old Graf Klenau auction . A collector in Berlin bought it and it was in his collection until this year .Talk about a long wait ! Come to visit me so...
by KAGGR#1
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's latest additions, part 2. 1 L K R 1 helmet, and a GFM strap.
Replies: 13
Views: 513

Re: Steve's latest additions, part 2. 1 L K R 1 helmet, and a GFM strap.

Thanks to all .
Especially to Coert for posting the photos .
As Mr. Albert Francis Sinatra sang ; "It was a very good year " !
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: German Shoulder Strap No. 53
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: German Shoulder Strap No. 53

Why not just the fact that it is a later strap ( Feldgrau ) and maybe they just did not have the proper shade of blue on hand at the time ? Or just no time for the attention paid to pre war straps ? I consider myself along Mike Kelso ; Mike Ross ; Burke Fountain and Rob Hickson to be serious shoulde...
by KAGGR#1
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: German Army Bands
Replies: 16
Views: 1863

Re: German Army Bands

Brian ;
Good idea !
Did you contact him yet ?
I would like to know
Best wishes
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet
Replies: 9
Views: 639

Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Brian ;
Yes , I do .Both the music Meister and a regular trooper shoulder strap .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Saxe Weimar FAdj Helmet J Turinetti
Replies: 27
Views: 1485

Re: Saxe Weimar FAdj Helmet J Turinetti

Jim ;
Great helmet ! I will see if I can find anything for you .Major Fiebig did a lot of articles in Zeitschrift .I will continue to check .
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My M15's
Replies: 16
Views: 1890

Re: My M15's

Brian ;
The helmets are of course nice .
I had no idea that you have that many shoulder straps
Best wishes
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: New Member from the Volunteer State, Tennessee USA
Replies: 13
Views: 1677

Re: New Member from the Volunteer State, Tennessee USA

Where in Tenn. ? I am in West Tenn.
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: German Army Bands
Replies: 16
Views: 1863

Re: German Army Bands

I can't answer your question .I do have a collection of Music Meister shoulder straps .For the most part these are 1 of a kind straps .Over the years they had 3 different models of their shoulder straps .The last and final model were all red no matter the color of the regular straps for the regiment...
by KAGGR#1
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Buyer Beware: Problems with Purchases
Topic: sent rare 92 INF Braunschweig OYV helm to Der Rittmeister
Replies: 6
Views: 2857

Re: sent rare 92 INF Braunschweig OYV helm to Der Rittmeister

I have know Ken and dealt with him for several years .He and his wife came to my place for a visit and see my collection some years ago .I do not invite people to see my collection unless I have 100 % trust in them . I have also known Jim T. for years .There is not a nicer and more honest person in ...
by KAGGR#1
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's JR 115 Officer Helmet
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: Steve's JR 115 Officer Helmet

Hello Steve N. Correct not Prussian .I stepped out of bounds at the S O S 2020 when working on trying to complete my Dragoon collection .I bought Mecklenburg ; Hessian ; Baden and Wurttemberg Dragoon helmets . Ever since 1992 when I went only Prussian , there are some helmets that I just missed .L G...
by KAGGR#1
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Help Id'ing Epaulette
Replies: 6
Views: 1446

Re: Help Id'ing Epaulette

Pre war the underlay would have been red .About 1915 all Infantry units
went to a white underlay like your strap .Nice example
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Topic: Busbies in China
Replies: 4
Views: 1431

Re: Busbies in China

I saw that also .I don't know what to make of it .
I have never seen one before and I have seen no
reference for it .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 31, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 13th Uhlan Regiment Part 2
Replies: 21
Views: 2512

Re: 13th Uhlan Regiment Part 2

Excellent displays
Thanks for the photos
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 31, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Ulan 13 from KAGGR#1
Replies: 11
Views: 2437

Re: Ulan 13 from KAGGR#1

Hello cptbob ;
Please P M me with your email address
I can send you photos direct to you via email
Yes I still have everything shown
I have owned it for many years
sorry I have not had the helmet off the display in years
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat May 30, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: New member New Hampshire USA
Replies: 9
Views: 1822

Re: New member New Hampshire USA

Hello ;
I have an interest in U R 13 also. If you have not yet done so go to
topic Tschapkas and you can see my post of my U R 13 . I am
looking forward to seeing more posts from you .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon May 25, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: Mitres KAGGR#1 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1884

Re: Mitres KAGGR#1 2020

you wrote ;
but do they all fit?
I do not understand what you are asking ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon May 25, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's Latest Find
Replies: 3
Views: 920

Re: Steve's Latest Find

Fahnentrager Ringkragen for the King's Infantry Regt. 145 formed 1890 Garrison Metz XVI A K There were 4 Batls. to this regiment so there would be only 4 of these ringkragen at one given time The Ringkragen carries the same cypher as the shoulder straps and epaulettes of the regiment ; W R II There ...
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 24, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: Mitres KAGGR#1 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1884

Re: Mitres KAGGR#1 2020

All 3 of the enlisted miters have the soldiers name tags
sewn into the liners .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 24, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Shooting Cords KAGGR#1
Replies: 5
Views: 865

Re: Shooting Cords KAGGR#1

I did not know about the silver Eichel
until I bought these from an old German collection .
I have not seen any others for sale .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 24, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: KAGGR#1 JzP helmets
Replies: 18
Views: 2146

Re: KAGGR#1 JzP helmets

Ditto Tony
I have spare large Kokards
I just never did make the change
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 24, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Steve's Helmet of the Day 2020-05-21
Replies: 7
Views: 1237

Re: Steve's Helmet of the Day 2020-05-21

Thanks to all .This is 1 of 3 helmets that I bought from the dealer Jan K. Kube some years ago. This goes back to the days when Germany was still on the D M . Kube got all 3 helmets direct from one family so he was able to provide me with the names of all 3 officers . I still have the letter from Ku...
by KAGGR#1
Sat May 16, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: grenadier eagle?
Replies: 10
Views: 1246

Re: grenadier eagle?

reservist1 ;
Is the G R zu Pferde # 3 in your collection ?
That is a nice example
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat May 16, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: grenadier eagle?
Replies: 10
Views: 1246

Re: grenadier eagle?

reservist1 ;
Is the G R zu Pferde # 3 in your collection ?
That is a nice example
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat May 16, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Pickelhaube EM dragoons of Reichsgendarmerie
Replies: 2
Views: 2745

Re: Pickelhaube EM dragoons of Reichsgendarmerie

Hi ;
Did this helmet sell ? I am not familiar with these helmets .
What is the aprox value ?
Where are you located ?
I did not see any replies ?
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat May 16, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Some markings of my favourite Regiment: the KAGGR1
Replies: 5
Views: 933

Re: Some markings of my favourite Regiment: the KAGGR1

Hello Julian ;
I got your P M
but I still need your email address
please P M me again with your email address
so I can send you some things
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat May 16, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My JZP's
Replies: 17
Views: 2529

Re: My JZP's

Hello James :
Excellent collection .
Thanks for the post and the photos
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat May 16, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: KAGGR#1 Royalty Haube
Replies: 8
Views: 1147

Re: KAGGR#1 Royalty Haube

Hello Michael ; Thank you for your post . Yes , I do have that book .Both Volumes I & II. Thank you for pointing that image out on page 92 .I just went and took a look .It has been some time since I looked at the book . The image of Prince August Wilhelm is from a real photo postcard . I have th...
by KAGGR#1
Mon May 11, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Some markings of my favourite Regiment: the KAGGR1
Replies: 5
Views: 933

Re: Some markings of my favourite Regiment: the KAGGR1

Hello Julian ; Very nice items also one of my favorite regiments .Did the see the KAGGR # 1flags parts that Weitze has for sale ? I think they are from the flag of the Batl. I There is the 1813 Iron Cross Pole top and other parts from the flag . All 4 Batl. flags of the KAGGR # 1 were looted by the ...
by KAGGR#1
Wed May 06, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Shakos/Tschakos
Topic: Steve's Helmet of the day: JB 10 Officer & OR
Replies: 5
Views: 2494

Re: Steve's Helmet of the day: JB 10 Officer & OR

Brian ;
Yes , the eagle's crown is cut out .The helmet is private purchase
and is officers quality .The liner is like an officers.
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed May 06, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: New Reference Book KR 7
Replies: 1
Views: 598

Re: New Reference Book KR 7

I just got a copy of this book a few days ago. It has been out for a couple of years and was done by a fellow member of PH.com . I suggest it to anyone interested in the Imperial Cavalry . The author is also a collector of the 7 Kurassiere Regt. The book has 198 pages and contains many photos .The t...
by KAGGR#1
Mon May 04, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Ulan #6, 15, 16, 3rd Garde KAGGR#!
Replies: 5
Views: 2041

Re: Ulan #6, 15, 16 KAGGR#!

Photos of the Burke F. collection .Photos by Chip Minx .submitted by Steve McFarland . Photo 1 ; A pair of Bavarian Uhlan Regt. 1 un - piped Photo 2 ; L to R ; U R 7 ; U R 13 ; pair Bavarian Uhlan Regt. 1 with piping ; Bavarian U R 1 Offizer Stellvertreter ; the only know example of these style Uhla...
by KAGGR#1
Mon May 04, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: Pickelhauben and Covid-19
Replies: 26
Views: 3848

Re: Pickelhauben and Covid-19

Tony ; Two other ideas . Contact Helmut Weitze ; He can come in and drop $400,000 with no problem For larger or more valuable collections I am sure that he can do more without problem # 2 is my favorite way ; Let fellow collector / friends tell me what they want that way they get first selection of ...
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 03, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: Pickelhauben and Covid-19
Replies: 26
Views: 3848

Re: Pickelhauben and Covid-19

Well written Lairs13 . I bought an expensive item from a German EBay seller that I have done many deals with in early April . He sent the item registered mail April 14 and gave me a tracking number . On April 24 the package was retuned to him saying they were not going to the US A at this time .I bo...
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 03, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet with plume
Replies: 16
Views: 2517

Re: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet with plume

Hello reservist1 ; First of all what a great helmet . Thanks for the post and the photos .Your helmet clearly Kammer issue with the date 1905 .Now this brings up the question ; back in the 1980's when I got my KIR 145 e m helmet from Kurt S. he told me that the regiment got their new wide winged eag...
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 03, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet with plume
Replies: 16
Views: 2517

Re: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet with plume

Hello Argonne ; I did a poor job of my statement that I had never seen an enlisted helmet for KIR 145 with any front plate other than a Grenadier eagle .What I trying to get across was that the regulations call for a Garde Eagle without the star which is different from the Grenadier eagle .If you se...
by KAGGR#1
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet with plume
Replies: 16
Views: 2517

Re: Prussian KIR 145 OR helmet wiht plume

James ; Excellent .So I had written to Brian that my officers KIR 145 has the correct Garde eagle without the star , but I had not seen a Kammer issue to KIR145 enlisted helmet with any front plate other than a Grenadier eagle . Your post and photos are proof of that . Did the 2008 seller know what ...
by KAGGR#1
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: Pickelhauben and Covid-19
Replies: 26
Views: 3848

Re: Pickelhauben and Covid-19

Hello Alex ; Years ago I would get a very special item for my collection .Back then I had a saying to myself ; " I Will never get rid of this ! " Well fast forward a few years ; never has a whole new meaning . Over the years I have sold many of those special items , but I always converted ...
by KAGGR#1
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: Pickelhauben and Covid-19
Replies: 26
Views: 3848

Re: Pickelhauben and Covid-19

Interesting and food for thought .As we all age there are the thoughts about selling our collections .However when I invested 50 years of effort to build up a collection the thought of having it leave at one time is not a good thought .I never approached collecting as an investment so I do not worry...
by KAGGR#1
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: FAR 66 Helmet
Replies: 5
Views: 1045

Re: FAR 66 Helmet

P S
there are 3 different German soldiers names in the helmet
and the name of the American solder who brought it back
so it seems that it was issued 3 times ?
Steve McFarland

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