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by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Horse on eagle
Replies: 17
Views: 244

Re: Horse on eagle

Seriously. How many collectors can say that ?? :salute:
911car wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:04 pm
Thanks to all of you for the nice comments! I will try to make a nice picture of grouped IR92 helmets.
by Tony without Kaiser
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 416

Re: The Hartmann Collection

Hi Steve, I didn't get it from Wolfe, and I think I might have got the IR92 officer while Walt was still alive, so I guess it wasn't from him now that I think about it. However, I did get a frosty M18 Stahlhelme via Wolfe that was from Walt's family, so I am privileged to have that from the Hartmann...
by Tony without Kaiser
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Fus Artillerie regiment nr 9
Replies: 17
Views: 402

Re: Fus Artillerie regiment nr 9

Classic example with that unique Filz Ersatz dome shape.

Superb-on-purple photography as always Ed.
by Tony without Kaiser
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: The Hartmann Collection
Replies: 26
Views: 416

Re: The Hartmann Collection

Seeing a collection like that is certainly very humbling. I am reasonably sure that is the IR92 officer that I had the privilege to own for a few years.
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Horse on eagle
Replies: 17
Views: 244

Re: Horse on eagle

A dream Wappen for me......

Wow. Killer helmet Bruno.
by Tony without Kaiser
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Helmet Interior Flesh Vs Grain
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: Helmet Interior Flesh Vs Grain

pickelhauben wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:09 am
I have talked to a well known collector and he says that yes this was done during war time .
:bs: Don't believe everything you are told.
by Tony without Kaiser
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Fußartelleire M95 Pickelhaube and Matching Waffenrock
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Re: Fußartelleire M95 Pickelhaube and Matching Waffenrock

I'll leave that to the next owner of this great set. For anyone in North America, I will throw in the custom made mannequin torso with adjustable height pole and helmet support. It's smaller than you might think and shipping would not be terrible. It seems there is a wearer name in the front visor o...
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Fußartelleire M95 Pickelhaube and Matching Waffenrock
Replies: 7
Views: 360

Fußartelleire M95 Pickelhaube and Matching Waffenrock

I am letting another very nice matching set go from my collection. This one is a M1895 Pickelhaube for Fußartelleire (Foot Artillery) with correct matching Fußartelleire Waffenrock. The set is $1500 USD + UPS shipping. Or I will seperate them, Pickelhaube $950, Waffenrock $650. If you have questions...
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Found a Pickelhaube Wappen
Replies: 18
Views: 475

Re: Found a Pickelhaube Wappen

Well, that is a standard M1895 pattern Prussian issued Eagle Wappen.

Quite odd that there are no loops for a standard Pickelhaube or tube for an Ersatz Pickelhaube. Possibly it was held onto an Ersatz helmet thought that hole?
by Tony without Kaiser
Wed May 30, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Lets see your Train helmets!
Replies: 24
Views: 4720

Re: Lets see your Train helmets!

Yes, the standard troops would be silver etc. of course. Still a possibility for support troops. For example, in a Husaren Regt. the supply, cooks, medics etc. didn't wear Pelzmützen.
by Tony without Kaiser
Tue May 29, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Lets see your Train helmets!
Replies: 24
Views: 4720

Re: Lets see your Train helmets!

Perhaps reissued to Luftschiffer-Bataillon Nr.1.
by Tony without Kaiser
Mon May 28, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Lets see your Train helmets!
Replies: 24
Views: 4720

Re: Lets see your Train helmets!

So you bought it.

Good for you!

I have around 15 or so Tschako, and I collect to Baden, but a Baden Train Tschako has alluded me. VERY nice to see one. Congratulations John.
by Tony without Kaiser
Tue May 15, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: We have been Spammed
Replies: 16
Views: 520

Re: We have been Spammed

Terminated and ads deleted :-x
by Tony without Kaiser
Wed May 09, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Lost the leader of the pack....
Replies: 15
Views: 1825

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

Heartbreaking. No words can soften the loss of a dog.

http://www.indigo.org/rainbowbridge_ver2.html
by Tony without Kaiser
Wed May 09, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Hessian glory
Replies: 39
Views: 783

Re: Hessian glory

Beautiful helmet.

Gael would kill me if I posted a pic like that..... :pain10:
by Tony without Kaiser
Wed May 09, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Hessian glory
Replies: 39
Views: 783

Re: Hessian glory

Brilliant photography as always Ed. Well done.
by Tony without Kaiser
Tue May 08, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Shakos/Tschakos
Topic: Mod.15 mecklenburgisches jager tshako
Replies: 17
Views: 490

Re: Mod.15 mecklenburgisches jager tshako

Lars13 wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 3:47 pm
Very nice looking Tschako. Is X. A.K. the correct Armee-Korps to have supplied this helmet? Best regards, Lars
http://www.kaisersbunker.com/gtp/New/jager0.htm
by Tony without Kaiser
Fri May 04, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Ciney find
Replies: 25
Views: 815

Re: Ciney find

That is an absolutely stunning example Ed.

Ow! Ow! My eyes!! :o

Perfect match in condition for your killer Kürassier officer.
by Tony without Kaiser
Fri May 04, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Shakos/Tschakos
Topic: Baden Tschakos
Replies: 4
Views: 177

Re: Baden Tschakos

Only Train as far as I know John.

Baden did not contribute to a Telegraphen, Jäger, or any other Battalion that wore Tschako as far as I know.
by Tony without Kaiser
Fri May 04, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: We have been Spammed
Replies: 16
Views: 520

Re: We have been Spammed

Kevenhep and his friend Aldengype have been terminated and banned. :-x
by Tony without Kaiser
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Württemberg M1895 in Neusilber fittings.
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Re: Württemberg M1895 in Neusilber fittings.

This great helmet is SOLD. Thank you Amy :thumbleft:
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Württemberg M1895 in Neusilber fittings.
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Württemberg M1895 in Neusilber fittings.

From my Kaiser's Bunker collection, a Württemberg M1895 in Neusilber fittings. No markings, so GR119, GR123 (pick one) as the spike top removes for a parade plume. Beautiful helmet, excellent condition overall. Front visor nice and tight, rear visor thread must have failed and it has been tacked bac...
by Tony without Kaiser
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: those magnificent men in there flying machines
Replies: 12
Views: 300

Re: those magnificent men in there flying machines

Note that the helmet on the TV series credits is different from the helmet on the jacket of the DVD set. They tried to recreate that iconic image but unfortunately went with the lowest bidder. Both are made up theatrical pieces regardless. Hogan's Heroes was absolutely the spark that lit my fuse of ...
by Tony without Kaiser
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: British Airtube Helmet Indian Mutiny Era
Replies: 9
Views: 204

Re: British Airtube Helmet Indian Mutiny Era

One of three known examples?

Well congratulations Peter!
by Tony without Kaiser
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Reuss
Replies: 46
Views: 1105

Re: Reuss

Hens teeth are far easier to find than an issued IR96.

A dream helmet!
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Back in Black. Braunschweigisches IR92 Polrock and NCO Schirmmütze
Replies: 15
Views: 634

Back in Black. Braunschweigisches IR92 Polrock and NCO Schirmmütze

I live in the the Canadian Province of "Neu Braunschweig" (New Brunswick), and I collect Totenkopf related items, so naturally I collect to the Duchy of Braunschweig. For a Braunschweig collector, the ultimate tunic to have is Mannschaften (Other Ranks) black Polrock from Braunschweigisches Infanter...
by Tony without Kaiser
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Model 1853/60, Leib-Kürassier-Regiment Nr. 1, Mannschaft
Replies: 8
Views: 494

Re: Model 1853/60, Leib-Kürassier-Regiment Nr. 1, Mannschaft

Jee-ZUZ is that gorgeous!

Who needs a mirror to shave in? Use that.
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: How to display
Replies: 11
Views: 516

Re: How to display

Sandy I always place a smooth plastic food storage container over the coffee can as it distributes the weight. If not, in a few short years there would be a ring impressed into the leather shell which would be a disaster. Those X shape things you linked to would do even more damage. A giant X impres...
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: EM Bavarian M95.
Replies: 16
Views: 778

Re: EM Bavarian M95.

You have a good eye for quality :thumbleft:
by Tony without Kaiser
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: M95 Filz Helm
Replies: 17
Views: 580

Re: M95 Filz Helm

poniatowski wrote:
Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:01 pm
// It doesn't matter how 'common' the piece is. If you don't have it yet, then it's time to look for an example. //
Exactly. Like Karel, I would absolutely prefer the common in uncommon condition,rather than a rare helmet that is trash.

Beautiful "common" helmet Karel as always. Nicely done.
by Tony without Kaiser
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Communications/Telegraph Troops
Replies: 13
Views: 402

Re: Communications/Telegraph Troops

Both very difficult to find and superb examples :bravo:
by Tony without Kaiser
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: 95th Infantry Regiment Model 1895 Enlisted Frontplate Wanted
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: 95th Infantry Regiment Model 1895 Enlisted Frontplate Wanted

b.loree wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:58 pm
//
I am in the same boat....I need a JR 93 Anhalt wappen //
If I find two IR93 and two IR95 issued Wappen and a unicorn I'll let you both know.
I don't really need a unicorn, but I'll bet they are delicious! :drunken:
by Tony without Kaiser
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: 95th Infantry Regiment Model 1895 Enlisted Frontplate Wanted
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: 95th Infantry Regiment Model 1895 Enlisted Frontplate Wanted

I'm probably asking for the impossible. Probably Alan. But you have to keep looking. I am pushing 30 years of trying to find an issued one that someone has not put on a plain helmet to "upgrade" it. If you want a laugh, have a look at my Wappen want list. http://www.kaisersbunker.com/wantlist_wappe...
by Tony without Kaiser
Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Communications/Telegraph Troops
Replies: 13
Views: 402

Re: Communications/Telegraph Troops

// But I seem to see the first soldier on the left, and the second one seen on the right are having black feldzeichens on their Tschako's, can anybody explain the why and how of these? Or is the picture misleading me? Yes it is. Those are red Feldzeichen with black centers. The orthochromatic film ...
by Tony without Kaiser
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Dunkelblau JR 117
Replies: 6
Views: 233

Re: Dunkelblau JR 117

A little background..... Ernst Ludwig, destined to be the last Grand Duke of Hesse und bei Rhein, was born in November of 1868. He was one of seven children born to the future Grand Duke Ludwig IV and Princess Alice of Great Britain and Ireland, second daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, t...
by Tony without Kaiser
Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Dunkelblau JR 117
Replies: 6
Views: 233

Re: Dunkelblau JR 117

Yes you did. Early one with the clipped corners.
by Tony without Kaiser
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Fixed spike M15 helmets
Replies: 10
Views: 451

Re: Fixed spike M15 helmets

Would love to see photos of one - if any one out there has one. Well here it is. Rarest Wartime spike I am aware of, a one-piece steel spike top with eight (yes EIGHT) ventilation holes around the neck. aicusv I have sent you a PM. Could you reply or email me please. http://www.kaisersbunker.com/pe...
by Tony without Kaiser
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Collecting by Remote Control: Bavarian M95 in Neusilber fittings
Replies: 18
Views: 648

Re: Collecting by Remote Control: Bavarian M95 in Neusilber fittings

It was a lucky strike, as it was on the table, for sale, and it should have sold in a flash. Fortunately I had a close friend looking out for me, and a respected collecting friend willing to send it to me without cash in hand. An advanced collecting friend Steve McFarland told me once that the colle...
by Tony without Kaiser
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Collecting by Remote Control: Bavarian M95 in Neusilber fittings
Replies: 18
Views: 648

Collecting by Remote Control: Bavarian M95 in Neusilber fittings

In 2015, I was looking at photos someone posted of the SOS and there was what appeared to be a very nice issued Bayern (Bavarian) M95 in Neusilber fittings at a table. I have been after one of these for a very long time, as you just never see them. I texted Brian L. to try and find it, and he replie...
by Tony without Kaiser
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Meck Sterlitz Felt
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Re: Meck Sterlitz Felt

The chances of that Wappen being original is about 1 in 1000.
by Tony without Kaiser
Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My SOS 2018 finds
Replies: 24
Views: 894

Re: My SOS 2018 finds

J.LeBrasseur wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:33 pm
4) A almost mint Baden Reserve officer helmet with its uberzug and carrying case. (Sorry Tony)
Console me by coming to visit and leaving your Baden Kokarden salesman's card here.......

Nice scores James.
by Tony without Kaiser
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restore or not restore, that's the question....
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Re: Restore or not restore, that's the question....

I'd solder it. Would take maybe 20 seconds and never break again.
by Tony without Kaiser
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Baden Anyone?
Replies: 16
Views: 745

Re: Baden Anyone?

Where is the price list, Tony? Some day Bruno, but not yet. I am working my way to what I call my "Death Bed Collection" (DBC) of Baden and anything Totenkopf related. I am continuing with my downsizing and I'm selling a few tunics and about seven or eight Pickelhauben this year so I am thinning ou...
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Baden Anyone?
Replies: 16
Views: 745

Baden Anyone?

Baden is where my family originated, so on a whim with some spare time today, I took some photos for fun. I am always looking for Baden shoulder straps, officer's boards, Wappens, Kokarden (James!) etc. Hopefully an officer's LGR Nr.109 Wappen will find its way to me some day. http://www.kaisersbunk...
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Rabbits And WW1
Replies: 14
Views: 425

Re: Rabbits And WW1

You do know those cute little bunnies were all headed for the dinner plate yes?
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: M-15 Kuirr , JZP and Off Kuirr Reservest All Sold
Replies: 14
Views: 956

Re: M-15 Kuirr , JZP and Off Kuirr Reservest For Sale

pickelhauben wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:53 am

// I really want a 10th Hanover Shako brass or grey. //
Be very careful. There's a reason that Wappen is impossible to find by itself.
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: The lion in my den
Replies: 10
Views: 463

Re: The lion in my den

skelts1974 wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:41 pm
//
The markings on the lions paws and nut sack are clear.//
The helmets look stunning but that observation was HILARIOUS!

Congratulations! =D>
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Fibreglass helmet
Replies: 12
Views: 587

Re: Fibreglass helmet

Ah.... Nice large images again. Thank you James.
Opening thumbnails is a pain in the :bootyshake:
by Tony without Kaiser
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Englisch monster
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: Englisch monster

Excellent! Nothing better than a "Hand Held Cannon" for home defense!

:guns: :-x