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by pickelhauben
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Officer's Fuerst Helmet
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Officer's Fuerst Helmet

I have a helmet up for sale with a checkered past. It is coming back to me because the plate was called a fake. The collector whom I got it from is probably one of the most honest collectors and dealers in our hobby . The story behind the plate is that it is a raw stamping and was never finished on ...
by pickelhauben
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Re: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop

To you guys who are interested.

I do take lay aways.
by pickelhauben
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Re: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop

I have to sale this thing .

One more price drop then it is off to e-bay.

$1,400 plus shipping.
by pickelhauben
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 18
Views: 314

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

Very Nice !!!!
by pickelhauben
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Saxon shako
Replies: 9
Views: 259

Re: Saxon shako

And the front bill is missing it's bead .
by pickelhauben
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton
Replies: 20
Views: 364

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton

I love your collection.
by pickelhauben
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Going, but not gone yet (grin)!
Replies: 13
Views: 213

Re: Going, but not gone yet (grin)!

Ohh

I have been needing to go to the doctor for years now.

This is a wake up call for me.
Hang in there.
by pickelhauben
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop

Things are not getting better so I have another one up for sale. A OYV or Sergeant's Oldenburg pickelhaube. It has 91 posts with screw stud rivets. Off style front and rear spine . The rear spine has a couple of dents in it right at the curve. NCO style non removable spike . Flat chinscales with one...
by pickelhauben
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Shako
Replies: 11
Views: 355

Re: Shako

VERY NICE !!!
by pickelhauben
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian Fusilier Model 1857/60
Replies: 8
Views: 254

Re: Prussian Fusilier Model 1857/60

Very nice oldie !!
by pickelhauben
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Off Paymaster For Sale SOLD !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: Off Paymaster For Sale

Sale pending .
by pickelhauben
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Off Paymaster For Sale SOLD !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Off Paymaster For Sale SOLD !!!

I got this a while back off of ebay. It is now correct. As you can see in the pics it has a nice frosty plate and correct studs and short non removable spike. The silk has a tear in it and 3 of the silver posts are post war. It has a nice shape to it and very minor crazing. There is a small flat pun...
by pickelhauben
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Hessian 1890's Brass EM For Sale SOLD !!!
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Hessian 1890's Brass EM For Sale SOLD !!!

Well things are not getting better around here , so I need to sell another one. I got this from AOK at the start of the year and paid $1,700 . I would like to make a little money on it so I am asking $1,900 OBO. Plus shipping. It is in VG shape with the usual bubble type crazing . Un touched. The C/...
by pickelhauben
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Vulkanfiber Prussian Infantry Officer
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: Vulkanfiber Prussian Infantry Officer

Forcing things never ends up good .
You should block it back to shape and let it set .

it takes years to deform but months to re-align.
by pickelhauben
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Silver Screw Studs or Stars
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Silver Screw Studs or Stars

Still looking for a set.
by pickelhauben
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: White Württemberg PB13
Replies: 20
Views: 445

Re: White Württemberg PB13

Nice helmet with great markings
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Gus and Maggie visit
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Gus and Maggie visit

Gus in that Viking boat is comical.

Reminds me of Chuck.

Image

In the first pic , what is that thing ?

A lance with hand garde ?
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Sex in the Great War
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: Sex in the Great War

300 waiting in a line .

YIKES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by pickelhauben
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Generale
Replies: 21
Views: 501

Re: Generale

Great score.

The cut out on the beak is something !!
by pickelhauben
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest find - an officer Cavalry-Saber
Replies: 11
Views: 634

Re: My latest find - an officer Cavalry-Saber

Great sword and display. Thanks for sharing.
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: model 1860?
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: model 1860?

I do like these old helmets !!!
by pickelhauben
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Silver Screw Studs or Stars
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Silver Screw Studs or Stars

I need a set of 4 to complete a Off. Paymaster helmet.

Does anybody have a set that they can part with ?
by pickelhauben
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Happy Sgt York Day
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Happy Sgt York Day

Happy Sgt York Day !!!

I loved the movie and have probably watched it about a dozen times over the years.

FWI

Ms Gracie in real life looked closer to the actress playing his mother in the movie.
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Brunswick EM for Sal
Replies: 12
Views: 656

Re: Brunswick EM for Sal

Sold !!!
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Brunswick EM for Sal
Replies: 12
Views: 656

Re: Brunswick EM for Sal

PM returned .
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Brunswick EM for Sal
Replies: 12
Views: 656

Brunswick EM for Sal

Hey Guys I hate to have to sale this but things are not so good here in the NOLA area. So I am putting my 92 for sale $2200 ( OBO ) plus shipping. There is another for sale by a German dealar over $3,400 !!! This thing is cherry http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa62/pickelhauben/000_0887_zpsfwbtay...
by pickelhauben
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Lewis Gun
Replies: 13
Views: 390

Re: Lewis Gun

That is something that I would like to have as well.

Good going !
by pickelhauben
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: American Pickelhaube
Replies: 12
Views: 518

Re: American Pickelhaube

Sooooo cool !!
by pickelhauben
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Basket Case Felts Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: Basket Case Felts Wanted

Email returned
by pickelhauben
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: New Prussian Garde deskpiece
Replies: 9
Views: 354

Re: New Prussian Garde deskpiece

Those are so cool !!!!!!
by pickelhauben
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: 1st of Hannover Dragoner Regiment #9
Replies: 32
Views: 9323

Re: 1st of Hannover Dragoner Regiment #9

As all have said a real beauty.

I would love to have this on my shelf.
by pickelhauben
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhauben for Enlisted men M15/M95
Replies: 11
Views: 427

Re: Pickelhauben for Enlisted men M15/M95

VERY nice Ed !!


:thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up: For the grey Brunswick !!
by pickelhauben
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Basket Case Felts Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Basket Case Felts Wanted

Hey Guys,

Does anybody have any basket case felts they want to part with ?

Tears are fine with me either grey or brass hardware.

Pieces missing are ok with me .

Still looking for more basket case uhlans as well.
by pickelhauben
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Another dragoon
Replies: 9
Views: 292

Re: Another dragoon

Yes nice indeed !!

Would you mind telling us were you got it ?

Maybe we can get lucky too.
by pickelhauben
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Fake Saxon Wappen
Replies: 12
Views: 471

Re: Fake Saxon Wappen

This is a tough one . I am certainly no expert but somethings look good and some not so. Good The stamping looks nice and crisp and are of brass . If it were copper that would be a big red flag . There are traces of silver on the back of the star . All of the silver was removed on the front possibly...
by pickelhauben
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: A Convoluted Deal.
Replies: 11
Views: 452

Re: A Convoluted Deal.

Nice story.

Thanks for sharing.
by pickelhauben
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: FINALLY something to post.
Replies: 18
Views: 698

Re: FINALLY something to post.

Yes a very nice Arty.
by pickelhauben
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Repairing A Felt Pickehaube
Replies: 16
Views: 1580

Re: Repairing A Felt Pickehaube

Thanks for the kind remarks
by pickelhauben
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Felt/Filz Helmets
Topic: Prussian Pioneer Ersatz Felt Helme
Replies: 6
Views: 347

Re: Prussian Pioneer Ersatz Felt Helme

Oooh a Pioneer felt .

Very nice !!

I tride to get on this post yesterday but was locked out.

I will be enjoying this new felt post .
by pickelhauben
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Felt/Filz Helmets
Topic: Prussian Felt Helmet
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Re: Prussian Felt Helmet

Clean looking felt.
by pickelhauben
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: Garde M16 Helmet Surprise
Replies: 7
Views: 711

Re: Garde M16 Helmet Surprise

Steve, I’m with you, I think only the one regiment wore them. Most of the ones I’ve seen have the company number on them. Also, if they were worn by an entire division, I would think they would be more common than they are. In my 50 years of collecting I have pulled many, many M16s out of attics, b...
by pickelhauben
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen
Replies: 26
Views: 1003

Re: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen

Pontiac9999 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:20 am
Hey Pickelhauben, this is the real deal. This is probably the rarest prussian helmet ever made. Absolutely an amazing find !
OK But the trim threw me off.

But you know the fakes that I speak of .
by pickelhauben
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen
Replies: 26
Views: 1003

Re: The rarest Tschapka I've ever seen

I do not want to throw a monkey wrench in the works but, I have seen several felt spikes with the leather trim around them.

Fakes !! Wouldn't this be counted in that number ?
by pickelhauben
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Restoration Question
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: Restoration Question

Thanks for the update . I would have tried brake cleaning fluid . But it would have been scary to use. I have tried it before on a clear canopy for a R/C model air plane. Some one had taped the canopy in place and it worked getting the gum off from the tape. It did not hurt the clear plastic but tha...
by pickelhauben
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: A strange ersatz pickelhaube
Replies: 15
Views: 716

Re: A strange ersatz pickelhaube

Very unusual
by pickelhauben
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: INTERNET SELLERS / SITES OF MILITARIA
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: INTERNET SELLERS / SITES OF MILITARIA

b.loree wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:40 am
Probably the most trusted in North America is Age of Kings based in Texas. They specialize in pickelhaubes and have a website displaying their wares.
I second that.
by pickelhauben
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Regards from Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Regards from Ireland

Welcome.