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by KAGGR#1
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's JR 115 Officer Helmet
Replies: 10
Views: 194

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: 736

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: 715

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: 1269

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: 1571

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: 970

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: 1024

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: 2
Views: 367

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: 1024

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: 339

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: 978

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: 545

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: 558

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: 558

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: 2343

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: 376

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: 1193

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: 559

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 that p...
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: 376

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: 979

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: 293

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: 1116

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: 25
Views: 2085

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: 25
Views: 2085

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: 1322

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: 1322

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: 1322

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: 25
Views: 2085

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 the cash i...
by KAGGR#1
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: Pickelhauben and Covid-19
Replies: 25
Views: 2085

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: 551

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
by KAGGR#1
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: FAR 66 Helmet
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: FAR 66 Helmet

Hello John ; If you will PM me with your email address I will relate the story to you . I sent the info out to a few collector friends in an email . I hope that I still have it . You are correct FAR 66 is a Baden FAR unit .I failed to relate that to Brian . The rear visor as you see has Kammer issue...
by KAGGR#1
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Kaiserliche Marine
Topic: Before the P.04
Replies: 4
Views: 898

Re: Before the P.04

Is this your collection ? Very nice .Thanks for the post
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: More From KAGGR#1
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Re: More From KAGGR#1

Yes , Alan you are correct .It is the one that I sold to you and did not need at the time .Then I got this Uhlan in
and I needed it .You were very nice to sell it back to me .A lot of the Feldgrau Garde Uhlans are missing the
Garde Star so I was happy to get this one .
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Officer Pickelhaube 1915 Train Btn with field cover
Replies: 10
Views: 783

Re: Officer Pickelhaube 1915 Train Btn with field cover

Very nice .
I like that helmet .
Thank you for the photos .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: 7th Jager zu Pferde Regt.
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: 7th Jager zu Pferde Regt.

Excellent photo
Thanks
I like that special color of their shoulder straps .
Rose red or pink
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: More From KAGGR#1
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Re: More From KAGGR#1

Brian ; Thanks The M1915 Garde Uhlan I have had for a few months . The silver Garde Landwehr came from the former Col. Joe Robinson collection via Randy T. At an S O S a couple of shows ago. The Prussian Grenadier Officer M1915 was purchased at the S O S Feb 2020 from Randy. T. Can we have feedback ...
by KAGGR#1
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: The Kaiser’s Prize (Kaiserschiessabzeichen)
Replies: 18
Views: 1521

Re: The Kaiser’s Prize (Kaiserschiessabzeichen)

Great addition to the post and thanks for doing so .I am glad there is some interest in the Kaiser / King Prizes .Your double date F A R prize is super nice .Also the 1914 Jager which was never given out .I have not seen that before .Many thanks for posting a shooting cord award .I collect these and...
by KAGGR#1
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: New Kaiserliche Marine Forum
Replies: 9
Views: 1856

Re: New Kaiserliche Marine Forum

Tony ;
Can you or some other member please explain the awards
of the Kaiser Prizes to the Navy ?
I can't understand it
Example ;
Steve N. just posted a 1912 Artillery or Naval
when I look up the navy they show 2 years together
1911 / 1912
1912 / 1913
thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: The Kaiser’s Prize (Kaiserschiessabzeichen)
Replies: 18
Views: 1521

Re: The Kaiser’s Prize (Kaiserschiessabzeichen)

Steve ; Very nice photos with good text information . I really like your Jager Batl 1907 Kaiser prize In 1907 this was won by only the Garde Jager Batl. / 2. Kp. My 1911 Prussian M G Abtlg. Kaiser Prize was won only by the Garde M G Abtlg. # 2 The Infantry and Artillery are IMO not possible to I D t...
by KAGGR#1
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: KuK Telegraph Troops
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: KuK Telegraph Troops

Very nice photo
Thanks for posting
I think that fellow collector / friend Mike K. has a collection
of those caps .Maybe he would post them ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Kuk Landesschützen
Replies: 4
Views: 375

Re: Kuk Landesschützen

Another nice photo
Thanks for the post
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: WW1 Italian Unknown Soldier
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: WW1 Italian Unknown Soldier

Thanks for the photos
Beautiful

Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Prussian Cuirassier
Replies: 2
Views: 345

Re: Prussian Cuirassier

What a great photo K R 5 in the Feldgrau Waffenrock .
Thanks for posting
That is as good as it gets
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: More Dragoons From SOS 2020 KAGGR#!
Replies: 22
Views: 2805

Re: More Dragoons From SOS 2020 KAGGR#!

Thanks .Maybe my D R has the wrong spike ?
or late issue they used what they had .
thanks for the info
the idea of finding a spike like that I don't think is too good
so after 50 years of collecting I learn a new lesson every day
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: 1895 Enlisted Ranks “Waterloo” Pickelhaube
Replies: 18
Views: 1204

Re: 1895 Enlisted Ranks “Waterloo” Pickelhaube

Another nice e m helmet
thanks for the post and the photos
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: IR 92 Zahlmeister Helmet
Replies: 33
Views: 4222

Re: IR 92 Zahlmeister Helmet

It has some of the features , but I don't know what it is . A reserve officer , I
don't see how a reserve officer could be the paymaster ? There is no small
Prussian eagle at the bottom of the front plate like on the helmet
of Jim T.
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 19th(2nd Alsatian) Fortress Pioneer Battalion EM M95
Replies: 8
Views: 768

Re: 19th(2nd Alsatian) Fortress Pioneer Battalion EM M95

Very nice helmet .
I like it
Nice issue stamp
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: More Dragoons From SOS 2020 KAGGR#!
Replies: 22
Views: 2805

Re: More Dragoons From SOS 2020 KAGGR#!

To be honest Feldgrau is not my cup of tea .I do not own many . My collection is mostly pre war .When it comes to Feldgrau I don't think everything is by the regulations .I n some cases I would guess that they used what they had .I think the helmet is dated 1916 I will re look .For example we know t...
by KAGGR#1
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Couple Rare M1871-1887 Conversion helmets
Replies: 9
Views: 761

Re: Couple Rare M1871-1887 Conversion helmets

James ;
Thanks for the photos
Very nice
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Flugeladjutant Helmets
Replies: 37
Views: 1865

Re: Flugeladjutant Helmets

Bruno ;
Thanks for that info
I hope that things are O K out your way
Best wishes
Steve