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by KAGGR#1
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Loss of a Forum member, my brother
Replies: 24
Views: 479

Re: Loss of a Forum member, my brother

Paul ; I am sorry for your loss .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: My first Pickelhaube
Replies: 24
Views: 479

Re: My first Pickelhaube

Well Mike ;
You are off to a great start .
Baden Pioneer Batl 14 Officer
thanks for the photo
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Hessen NCO Reserve Pickehaube
Replies: 30
Views: 747

Re: Hessen NCO Reserve Pickehaube

Silver trim ? A Dragoon ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Hannover Reg. Nr 73
Replies: 12
Views: 254

Re: Hannover Reg. Nr 73

Thanks for the report
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Hannover Reg. Nr 73
Replies: 12
Views: 254

Re: Hannover Reg. Nr 73

Great helmet .Thanks for the photos .
Question ;what do you make of the rear visor being black ?
The reason that I ask the question is that I have a helmet with a black rear visor also .
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: New helmet, SHow of Shows
Replies: 26
Views: 747

Re: New helmet, SHow of Shows

What a great group !
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: New mannequin from thoughtful family !!
Replies: 8
Views: 368

Re: New mannequin from thoughtful family !!

Just a LITTLE LOWER , Please ?
Great photo
nice helmet also if I ever get to look at it
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Regimental Standard Grouping
Replies: 22
Views: 4799

Re: Regimental Standard Grouping

Henry Tauct wrote ;That is one VERY unusual 13th Airborne Division patch Ive never seen an airborne tab in those colors

What does that have to do with the photos of the flags posted ??

Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland
Replies: 27
Views: 1059

Re: XXL picture of lancier Wachtmeester de Fierland

Nice to see the collection displays .
Thanks for the photos
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Concerns with a Prussian Officers
Replies: 8
Views: 399

Re: Concerns with a Prussian Officers

The eagles crown is cut out , so an officers front plate .
No need for worry , it just was over cleaned
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: (Solved)Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube
Replies: 20
Views: 1083

Re: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube

The Garde star looks different or strange to me ? Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Named Officer Helmet From Iowa
Replies: 24
Views: 1086

Re: Named Officer Helmet From Iowa

Alan ;
Super ! very good find and purchase .I wonder if that could have been
a Walt Hartmann helmet ? Randy has purchased some of Walt's helmets .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Model 1866 4 Garde Regt zu Fuss Shoulder Boards
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: Model 1866 4 Garde Regt zu Fuss Shoulder Boards

John ;
I just located you a strap for I R 36 on German EBay
red with yellow # 36
I think that you can "buy it now "
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Named Officer Helmet From Iowa
Replies: 24
Views: 1086

Re: Named Officer Helmet From Indiana

What front plate does the helmet have ?
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Gard du Corps Offizier Supraweste
Replies: 4
Views: 476

Re: Gard du Corps Offizier Supraweste

gardehusar ;
Photos are on the way to you by email
I hope they help
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Gard du Corps Offizier Supraweste
Replies: 4
Views: 476

Re: Gard du Corps Offizier Supraweste

gardehusar ; I just looked at my 2 photos .one is of the officer from the waste up , he is posed also wearing his eagle top G d C helmet . This is the one photo that was hand colored by the artist .Under the vest he wears the long epaulettes that were also worn when he wore the kurass , so that the ...
by KAGGR#1
Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Gard du Corps Offizier Supraweste
Replies: 4
Views: 476

Re: Gard du Corps Offizier Supraweste

Hello ; I do have a couple of photos . I have yet to master posting of photos since the Photobucket deal .I spent a lot of time doing photos with them , then the photos were all gone If you would PM me I will attach the photos to an email .They are both framed so I will have to shoot photos of them ...
by KAGGR#1
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: IR 36 Shoulder Strap
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: IR 36 Shoulder Strap

John ;
Check with Mike Kelso he has a lot of straps ready to take the S O S .
Do you go to the S O S ? If I see one I will let you know
If you don't have contact info for Mike ; P M me I will get you in touch
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Generals come out to play
Replies: 17
Views: 1144

Re: Generals come out to play

Hello aicusv ; I collect shoulder straps .You are correct , the " L " cypher would be for the early Hessian LGIR 115 .However , in my opinion they would not be worn on a General's uniform . A general who would be al suite to I R 1115 would wear the uniform the same as any officer within the regiment...
by KAGGR#1
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Saxe-Coburg-Gotha M15 enlisted helmet
Replies: 25
Views: 1239

Re: Saxe-Coburg-Gotha M15 enlisted helmet

Alan ;
Another great one !
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Help Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: Help Needed

If I am not mistaken the Grenadier Regt. 9 and the Fuss Artillery Regt. 9 .where the same epaulette or shoulder straps .
I have a pair of epaulettes for G R 9 .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Kürassier Helmet ersatz
Replies: 43
Views: 1614

Re: Kürassier Helmet ersatz

Dennis ;
Did that one come from me ? I had one some years ago .
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Hussar officer boots/Husarenoffizierstiefel
Replies: 6
Views: 415

Re: Hussar officer boots/Husarenoffizierstiefel

Tony ;
Do you see cyphers on the shoulder straps ? H R 13 has a cypher
I did see them
I was thinking it was H R 14 ??
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: busby
Replies: 25
Views: 1159

Re: busby

Also check this out
I think that Jim Turinetti has a book out on Husaren
his books are not as expensive
Steve McFarland

[email protected]

(email address)

www.kaiserhelmets.com

(web site for my books - please visit)
by KAGGR#1
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: JzP helmet cockades and chinstrap
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: JzP helmet cockades and chinstrap

Amy ;
I got your P M and I tried to reply with my email address
I hit submit and it went to my outbox as unsent
I asked Brian about that when it happened to me once before
He say that who I sent it to ; their P M box had too many messages ?
check to see if you got it
and let me know
Steve
by KAGGR#1
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: busby
Replies: 25
Views: 1159

Re: busby

Based on all that Brain had to say ; I think it is best to pass on it .Looking for the proper parts could drive you crazy . Even if you found them ; I just saw an NCO Fangschnur ( Prussian ) sell on German EBay for $ 686.00 U S Dollars . H R 15 front plate ; rare and expensive ; you would end up wit...
by KAGGR#1
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: JzP helmet cockades and chinstrap
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: JzP helmet cockades and chinstrap

send me a P M
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: JzP helmet cockades and chinstrap
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: JzP helmet cockades and chinstrap

where are you located ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2019 Update
Replies: 26
Views: 1527

Re: SOS 2019 Update

Well done
Thank you Alan for the good news to all of us who love and attend the S O S
Many more thanks to Bill Combs and Jeff and all the OVMS folks .
See you there at the S O S 2019
Steve McFarland
Life Member OVMS S O S
by KAGGR#1
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Op-Ed: Is It Always Wrong To Buy And Sell Nazi Memorabilia?
Replies: 2
Views: 268

Re: Op-Ed: Is It Always Wrong To Buy And Sell Nazi Memorabilia?

Nice article and well done If only more would read it and understand . I have collected since I was in junior high school and a serious Imperial German Military collector for 48 years we have had the same things at all shows for years Now we have a big blow up over nothing Sports people like Rex Cha...
by KAGGR#1
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Kokarden
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Kokarden

Hello ;
I might have 1
Do you have any Imperial German shoulder straps
for trade ? Officer or enlisted
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2019 Update
Replies: 26
Views: 1527

Re: SOS 2019 Update

I sure hope they do not have to move .But I fear what might happen . Please keep us informed to any latest news .The show dates are that far away now . A couple of years ago I paid to become a life member , not so much a wise move at my age , but it was something that I wanted to do . Louisville is ...
by KAGGR#1
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Repairing A Felt Pickehaube
Replies: 16
Views: 2300

Re: Repairing A Felt Pickehaube

Great work and well done .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Generale
Replies: 21
Views: 1145

Re: Generale

My General which I have owned for many years is an earlier model
where the Garde star is flatter. I will try and do a photo when I
figure out how to post photos .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: White Württemberg PB13
Replies: 20
Views: 1194

Re: White Württemberg PB13

I really like that helmet .Years ago I had one Kammer to the G R 123 . I wish
that I still had it .It is around somewhere.
A real good one for you!
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED - Chinstrap and Reichs Kokarden
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: WANTED - Chinstrap and Reichs Kokarden

Mike ; Yes , sure That is better for me anyway email I can take photos and attach I am an " old dog " and have not learned to attach photos yet I spent a lot of time posting many photos using the old Photobucket system then Photobucket blocked all photos going to a 3rd party P M when ever you want t...
by KAGGR#1
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED - Chinstrap and Reichs Kokarden
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: WANTED - Chinstrap and Reichs Kokarden

Mike ;
I have a kokard
but when I ship anything I prefer to insure it .
That is why I asked about where you live .
I have shipped to Tony S. up there .
It seems if anything is declared of value
the receiver has to pay a duty .
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED - Chinstrap and Reichs Kokarden
Replies: 6
Views: 360

Re: WANTED - Chinstrap and Reichs Kokarden

Mike B.
Do you live in the U S A ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: 2-Place Medal Bars for Junior Officers with the EK2 Equivalent for German States
Replies: 10
Views: 1088

Re: 2-Place Medal Bars for Junior Officers with the EK2 Equivalent for German States

I really like your collection and the way that
you have the display laid out
Very nice .
How did you get the idea ? Started with a couple , then wanted to do them all ?
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Old Way To Add To Your Collection
Replies: 5
Views: 566

Re: The Old Way To Add To Your Collection

I went there one time . A collecting trip ,also went to Manion's .At the House of Swords
I expected a store .He operated from his house basement .No display .
Swords were in old wooden barrels .Other stuff stacked on top of a pool table
which was covered with a sheet of plywood
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Old Way To Add To Your Collection
Replies: 5
Views: 566

Re: The Old Way To Add To Your Collection

Another way was that a seller ( P V R in New Jersey ) would put several helmets in one photo ( shot with a Polaroid camera ) and send it by mail with a hand written price list .If you saw something to buy , make a quick phone call to make sure that you the first in line . I bought several that way ....
by KAGGR#1
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: Price List 1974
Replies: 6
Views: 695

Re: Price List 1974

that was part of a very nice collection that was being sold for a Chicago collector . He had to sell due to a divorce that was only 1 of the lists sent out He collected only Prussian helmets but as you saw the early helmets too My KAGGR# 1 officers parade miter came from that collection ; $2,000 at ...
by KAGGR#1
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: HELMET PARTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3824

Re: HELMET PARTS

Sept 28 / 5 :51 P M
I can NOT view any of the photos.
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: USMC Dress Helmet
Replies: 10
Views: 730

Re: USMC Dress Helmet

Two great helmets
Thanks for sharing
Question ;
on the first helmet parts of the eagle front plate look dark
like tarnished silver
Is part of the plate area silver ?
the 2nd helmet , the front plate seems to be all gilt
Thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Max show
Replies: 4
Views: 642

Re: Max show

Thanks . I will look forward to your photos
when you have the time
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: New Prussian Garde deskpiece
Replies: 9
Views: 1034

Re: New Prussian Garde deskpiece

James ;
Would you please post an overall report of your view
of the Max Show for 2018 .
Many thanks
Steve McFarland
by KAGGR#1
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Max show
Replies: 4
Views: 642

Re: Max show

Did any of our members go to the Max 2018 ?
I know that Jim T. was there .
Anyone else with a report or photos ?
I think / wish they would move the Max show to Ky.
Steve McFarland
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: 380

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: 1340

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: 1340

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