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by KAGGR#1
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: large 1897 kokardes for kur/jzp helmet
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: large 1897 kokardes for kur/jzp helmet

Hello AHZ ;
I just sent you email with scan of my kokards
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: Garde M16 Helmet Surprise
Replies: 7
Views: 159

Re: Garde M16 Helmet Surprise

I tend to agree . If worn by an entire Division , I think that we would see more of them . Here is what I found to be in the 1.Garde Division ; 1 G R zu Fuss 3 G R z F Garde Jager Batl. Lehr. Inf. Batl. 2 G R zu Fuss Garde Fusilier Regt. 4 G R zu Fuss 1. Garde Field Artillery Regt. 3 G Field Artille...
by KAGGR#1
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: Garde M16 Helmet Surprise
Replies: 7
Views: 159

Re: Garde M16 Helmet Surprise

I always thought that these were worn by 1 Garde Regt. zu Fuss with the Hohenzollern Shield .
A collector friend said that he thinks the helmets were worn by all of the 1st Garde Division .
Does anyone have reference on this ?
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: large 1897 kokardes for kur/jzp helmet
Replies: 2
Views: 90

Re: large 1897 kokardes for kur/jzp helmet

Hello alte helm zimmer ; I may have the kokard that you are looking for , if you still need . I have tried to send you a P M , but my message is still in my out box and will not complete the send to you . Brian tells me that this means your P M box is full .If you can delete some of the messages in ...
by KAGGR#1
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?
Replies: 11
Views: 225

Re: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?

If the kokard is repainted , that is no problem . The I R 21 markings are what count .It is nice to have
a well marked issued helmet to a regiment .Nice helmet .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: 1st of Hannover Dragoner Regiment #9
Replies: 30
Views: 7756

Re: 1st of Hannover Dragoner Regiment #9

Bruno ; On the D R 9 front plate the 2 battle honors on each side of the eagle are made as part of the eagle plate . Unlike the officers , where a lot of times the battle honors are added to the eagle . I can't tell about the "Waterloo " battle honor around the neck . Is it made with the eagle also ...
by KAGGR#1
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Dragoner No. 9 Helmets
Replies: 20
Views: 411

Re: Dragoner No. 9 Helmets

Photos of D R 2 helmets have been posted by Brian
Thank you Brian

Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Dragoner No. 2
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: Dragoner No. 2

Here is the info on the Dragoon Regt. 2 officers helmet photos . These were taken by a collector friend of mine back in the 1980's The location was Fort de la Pompelle The first photo is an officers helmet , but with an enlisted Brandenburg plum non enameled Photo 2 is a D R 2 reserve officer in the...
by KAGGR#1
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Dragoner No. 9 Helmets
Replies: 20
Views: 411

Re: Dragoner No. 9 Helmets

Bruno ; I have a photo of a D R 2 officer in silver that I had sent to Brian to post . He either did not get the email or forgot to post it or has not had the time . There were 3 photos officer D R 2 in silver officer D R 2 in gilt enlisted D R 2 I have not yet leaned to post photos after Photobucke...
by KAGGR#1
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Dragoner No. 9 Helmets
Replies: 20
Views: 411

Re: Dragoner No. 9 Helmets

Bruno ; the AKO of September 21st, 1915 ruled that all Prussian Dragoner helmets should be in silver trim, EM and officers', at the exception of Garde Dragoner 1 that kept the yellow gilt. Bruno Many thanks Great info that answers my question about 1 G D R If I am correct the only two that we could ...
by KAGGR#1
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Dragoner No. 9 Helmets
Replies: 20
Views: 411

Re: Dragoner No. 9 Helmets

Thanks to Jim T. for these photos of these helmets in his collection . We all know the D R 9 officers helmet was in gilt trim .A great reserve officer in gilt . I understand there was an A K O that all Dragoon regiments were to go to a silver trim helmet. I assume this info was / is correct but I do...
by KAGGR#1
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Trip to Idaho Cancelled
Replies: 19
Views: 302

Re: Trip to Idaho Cancelled

James ;
I hope that you get better soon .
Best Wishes
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 11
Views: 261

Re: Hello from Germany

Claus ;
Please post some photos of your uniforms when you have the time .
I collect the officers uniforms of the Prussian Grenadiers Regts.
1 thru 12 . I also like the enlisted Grenadier uniforms
but they are harder to find than the officers .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Other hobbies
Replies: 10
Views: 173

Re: Other hobbies

My " second hobby " is collecting the medals ; ribbons ; photos and other related items of the Confederate Veterans ( U.C.V. ) of our "Civil War " . The Confederates were only allowed to have Reunions starting in 1890 .So my collection starts at 1890 and I stop at the 1942 reunion in Washington , D....
by KAGGR#1
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: defeated casing
Replies: 10
Views: 383

Re: defeated casing

Tony Schnurr is the shell casing expert .
He will be able to tell you
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steuben Tag Parade 1973
Replies: 7
Views: 302

Re: Steuben Tag Parade 1973

who are the other 2 in the photo ? The one on the left looks
a little like the Baron von R.
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: M1915 Leib-Kuirassier Restoration
Replies: 19
Views: 5448

Re: M1915 Leib-Kuirassier Restoration

I can not view the images of the helmet

Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian General Officer Pickelhauben- named
Replies: 13
Views: 448

Re: Prussian General Officer Pickelhauben- named

Do you have the Prussian Rang List ?
You can look for him in there .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

Steve ; How about the Soldier Shop in NYC ? I was never there , but I heard of it and they had a mail out catalog .There was another man who had a shop , I can't remember his name now , but I was told if you asked about a certain spiked helmet , his reply was ; " What , do you think that they grow o...
by KAGGR#1
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

Tony ;
That is great . No one except Walt's son really knows what all Walt had .
I know that he collected medals and orders . I think the only one that saw those was S. Wolfe .
I know that he had a Luftwaffe yellow Standarte , I saw that on 1 of 2 visits to his place .
Also uniforms .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

ottodog8 / Steve ; As I might have stated before the Rankin book is what started me into collecting spiked helmets . The rare officers helmets shown in the photos were Walter Hartmann's . Some of the enlisted helmets and steins were from the Cliff Foster collection . Cliff was a sergeant stationed i...
by KAGGR#1
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

Tony ; If you got the I R 92 officer from S. Wolfe ; or it was passed my Wolfe to someone else , then to ; maybe so .
But all of Hartmann's helmets were or are being sold my S. Wolfe , a few at a time at the S O S .I know the collector
who gets first choice on all of them .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

James ; Great ! It is nice for you to own a couple of helmets from that great former collection of Walt Hartmann . It is the kind of stuff that dreams are made of . Just think of me seeing that collection when I first got started back in 1970 .I always wanted one of his reserve Prussian Grenadier of...
by KAGGR#1
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

Brian ;
Many thanks for the post .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

James ; Thanks for adding some more of the photos of the Walter Eric Hartmann collection . I know that you got the Bavarian Uhlan officer . Which one did your brother get ? I think that it is good now that own the helmet , that you now have a photo of it when it was in Walt's collection . Thanks Steve
by KAGGR#1
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Fus Artillerie regiment nr 9
Replies: 17
Views: 580

Re: Fus Artillerie regiment nr 9

I like it , a lot !

Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

911car ;
Yes , I was related that Garde Reiter helmet also .

Back in the early collecting years I bought an original oil painting on canvas , framed
of Kaiser Wilhelm II in his G d C uniform with helmet , signed and dated in the 1890's
for $ 125 Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 826

Re: The Hartmann Collection

But early on Walt was in the Merchant Marines . He made many trips to Germany and was a very smart buyer .Even in the early 1970's an enlisted Garde du Corps helmet with eagle top could be bought for $ 125.00 . R . T. just related a story to me about Walt . He learned of a meeting of veterans of the...
by KAGGR#1
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes
Replies: 48
Views: 1182

Re: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes

I should have added that the Prussian Grenadier Regiments 1 thru 12
are also my favorites . For me G R 4 enlisted helmet is the hardest to find .
More difficult than the officers helmet for G R 4 .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes
Replies: 48
Views: 1182

Re: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes

I have seen the KIR 145 both ways .I have officers and enlisted .I stopped doing photos after the Photobucket problem .I guess that I need to learn the new system so that I could post photos of them . I also have a well marked KIR 145 before the " new eagle " It is one of my favorite regiments . Ste...
by KAGGR#1
Tue May 29, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Hessian glory
Replies: 39
Views: 1009

Re: Hessian glory

Can you re-post the photos ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon May 28, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Hessian glory
Replies: 39
Views: 1009

Re: Hessian glory

Why are the photos gone ?
Photo-bucket ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 27, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes
Replies: 48
Views: 1182

Re: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes

O K , so if we are to wish for the rarest of all ; let's dream big ! I would like an officers miter from the KAGGR# 1 / Fusilier Batl. Wish number 2 would be for an officers miter to the 1st Garde Regt. zu Fuss ( before the " new " silver front miter ) with the Semper Talis banner over the enamel Ga...
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 27, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube
Replies: 40
Views: 1084

Re: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube

Alan ; Nice to meet you at the S O S .I think it is just great to meet fellow collectors . That's a big part of the fun .Over the years I have made friends with collectors all over the USA and in Canada and Europe .If you ever get down this way , please stop by for a visit and some "show & tell " St...
by KAGGR#1
Thu May 24, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube
Replies: 40
Views: 1084

Re: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube

Alan ;
Do you have a photo ?
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 13, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Lost the leader of the pack....
Replies: 15
Views: 2040

Re: Lost the leader of the pack....

The only recovery is get 1 or 2 more .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 13, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Garde Dragoner: Johan Weber
Replies: 31
Views: 1371

Re: Garde Dragoner: Johan Weber

James ;
I also believe the photo to be of a soldier in the 1st Garde Regt. zu Fuss .
Great photo , but don't match with the helmet .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 13, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Rebuilding Older Picture Posts
Replies: 9
Views: 676

Re: Rebuilding Older Picture Posts

The cash flow is not as good , but the time off is better .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon May 07, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Unique rosettes and inner reinforced plate
Replies: 15
Views: 644

Re: Unique rosettes and inner reinforced plate

If you collect enlisted man helmets , the L G R 8 e m helmets have special side lugs .different by Batl
one is a star on the end of the lug , the other is a fugal horn .These are also hard to find . Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun May 06, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Unique rosettes and inner reinforced plate
Replies: 15
Views: 644

Re: Unique rosettes and inner reinforced plate

I like the very large reserve cross on G R 7 .
Do you have the G R 8 officers helmet which also has special
rosettes ? Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Kokarden boxes and envelopes
Replies: 10
Views: 436

Re: Kokarden boxes and envelopes

James ;
Very nice
Did you win the Hessian and / or Bavarian set on EBay ?
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My collection
Replies: 26
Views: 1036

Re: My collection

Very nice . I like the photo idea .
Well done .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Re: Ersatz helmet made from whire mesh
Replies: 20
Views: 862

Re: Re: Ersatz helmet made from whire mesh

What is that reference book that you show ?
Done in French ?
I don't think that I have seen it ?
current or older book ?
Thanks
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Flag Bearer Sleeve Patch 7th Bavarian
Replies: 11
Views: 509

Re: Flag Bearer Sleeve Patch 7th Bavarian

Brian ;
All correct info but the cypher has to do with the King of Bavaria at the time .
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: a family story
Replies: 12
Views: 1562

Re: a family story

How about photos of those first helmets and what has happened since then ?
I like your story . Someway what we collect returns us in our minds to when we
were young .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Flag Bearer Sleeve Patch 7th Bavarian
Replies: 11
Views: 509

Re: Flag Bearer Sleeve Patch 7th Bavarian

Brian ; Unless you know something that I don't know or you have some reference that shows that you can I D this Fahnentrager sleeve patch to one regiment only ,please let me know. Any regiment within the Bavarian Armee that carried their flags would have the same exact cypher for all patches .The cy...
by KAGGR#1
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 95th Regt enlisted for Restoration
Replies: 17
Views: 691

Re: Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 95th Regt enlisted for Restoration

Another good find . I hope that you can find the parts . I would try for a complete I R 95 plate .Leave the original plate on the helmet .Hope the small Sax Duchie wappen fits your plate .Maybe cut the eagles head form a line plate and attach it to your I R 95 plate . Easy for me to say ! Good luck ...
by KAGGR#1
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Saxon 107th Reg't enlisted model 1895
Replies: 15
Views: 668

Re: Saxon 107th Reg't enlisted model 1895

You sure do have a way of finding some
really good helmets . It was very nice to meet
and talk with you at the S O S 2018 .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Rare books about spiked helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 626

Re: Rare books about spiked helmet

Bruno ;
You don't have the 2 Vol set by Larcade ?
They are old , but IMO 2 very good books
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Garde Ulan Identification
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: Garde Ulan Identification

John ;
Thanks
Steve