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by pickelhauben
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Help! Pickelhaube Chinstrap cut
Replies: 5
Views: 220

Re: Help! Pickelhaube Chinstrap cut

You are welcome gentlemen .
by pickelhauben
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Chauchat was not the Worst Machine Gun
Replies: 10
Views: 329

Re: Chauchat was not the Worst Machine Gun

I read the article .
Ok what is the worst MG ?
by pickelhauben
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Help! Pickelhaube Chinstrap cut
Replies: 5
Views: 220

Re: Help! Pickelhaube Chinstrap cut

Do not use tape. Use thick gel super glue ( CA glue ). Get a flat wooden board ( or card board can be used ), wax paper ,scotch tape a couple of pins and the super glue ( CA ). Tape the wax paper to the board. Tape the c/s to the board flat as possible with split on top. Apply the super glue gel to ...
by pickelhauben
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The Old Way of Buying a Helmet KAGGR#1
Replies: 7
Views: 882

Re: The Old Way of Buying a Helmet KAGGR#1

No I think that he got wiped out by a tornado !

He once had a 88 muzzle break that I forgot that the auction was getting close and sold for around $100
I also got a few things from him at militaria shows back in the day.
by pickelhauben
Tue May 26, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: M-15 Garde Star needed
Replies: 4
Views: 297

Re: M-15 Garde Star needed

The best way is to find one is to keep monitoring the French e-bay.
It has been a while since I have seen a grey wappen but gray visor trims show up weekly.
by pickelhauben
Thu May 21, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Ulanen! Achtung!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 609

Re: Ulanen! Achtung!!!

Wow what a line up.
by pickelhauben
Wed May 06, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: M15 Mecklenburg spike
Replies: 15
Views: 623

Re: M15 Mecklenburg spike

The chances of finding a Bavarian fluted gray metal are almost the same as the Mek !
by pickelhauben
Tue May 05, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Lachmann for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Lachmann for Sale

I could not find your item

I checked the American , German and French e-bay to no avail.
by pickelhauben
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items Wanted
Topic: World War II German Police Shako
Replies: 5
Views: 363

Re: World War II German Police Shako

I had a really nice Staat officers one, that an Uncle brought back post WW2. But got rid of it along with all TR stuff. I kept a 1960's Berlin police shako just to show that Imperial style head gear didn't end in 1918. Got rid of all my TR stuff due to wife's family ( had a bunch of uncles in the a...
by pickelhauben
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Filzhaube 1915 patten
Replies: 11
Views: 732

Re: Filzhaube 1915 patten

Nice felt and they are my favorite pickelhaubes. I know a little about fixing them. The rear visor is an easy fix and will not harm the helmet. You do need a former or hat strtcher to keep the original shape. They sell all of the time on ebay and are around $40-$60 Here is one https://www.ebay.com/i...
by pickelhauben
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: More Dragoons From SOS 2020 KAGGR#!
Replies: 22
Views: 2464

Re: More Dragoons From SOS 2020 KAGGR#!

So Amy was the one who had the winning bid on that M15 Prussian dragoon helmet from eBay a while back. Congratulations Amy! I saw that it had very thin cardboard/ersatz visors on it from the auction photos. We all missed out on a super rare M15 Dragoon enlisted spike that sold on eBay when we were ...
by pickelhauben
Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: Bavarian Officer Stein
Replies: 9
Views: 587

Re: Bavarian Officer Stein

The first stein with the bent thumb lever looks to be bent on purpose . The second shield thumb lever it would take 2 hands to enjoy your beer. Having the chinscales on would probably mess with your stash . That would not be pleasant while enjoying your beer. If it would happen to me the scales woul...
by pickelhauben
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian felt
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: Prussian felt

Nice piece !
by pickelhauben
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Flugeladjutant Helmets
Replies: 37
Views: 1584

Re: Flugeladjutant Helmets

Wow spectacular helmets .
I have never seen much less heard of these .
Were is the last one with the red Maltese on it from ?
Any history or story behind that piece ?
by pickelhauben
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: how do you hold a pickelhaube...
Replies: 12
Views: 834

Re: how do you hold a pickelhaube...

Wow !!

I wonder if that is the reason for so much of our helmets lacking there liners.

The brutality of war.
by pickelhauben
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Wurttemburg Front Plate
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Wurttemburg Front Plate

I found one !
I could use another one.
Also still looking for distressed felts.
by pickelhauben
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Wurttemburg Front Plate
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Wurttemburg Front Plate

Yeah, I wish it was tombac.
There is a halo around the solder that is copper in color.
by pickelhauben
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Wurttemburg Front Plate
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Wurttemburg Front Plate

Hey Guys,

I am looking for a decent Wurt EM plate .

I just got one in and it looked great but after cleaning it turned out to be copper ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)

Missing antlers is OK but I rather have them on the plate.
by pickelhauben
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian 6th Grenadiers Enlisted Ranks pattern 1895
Replies: 14
Views: 801

Re: Prussian 6th Grenadiers Enlisted Ranks pattern 1895

I have owed several as well.

Here was one that I sold and caused some controversy

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by pickelhauben
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bavarian Shako, enlisted in silver
Replies: 9
Views: 709

Re: Bavarian Shako, enlisted in silver

Very nice shako.
Thanks for sharing.
by pickelhauben
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Very fine Prussian uhlan helmet M15
Replies: 23
Views: 3348

Re: Very fine Prussian uhlan helmet M15

stuka f wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:58 am
Amazing !
Great pic up.
Thanks.
by pickelhauben
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 131
Views: 62172

Re: MG08/15

Did you get the 3 training pieces all at once or one at a time.
These are probably rarer than the actual weapon !
by pickelhauben
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: IR 92 Zahlmeister Helmet
Replies: 33
Views: 3918

Re: IR 92 Zahlmeister Helmet

Very nice pieces.
I would like to see a Wurt pictured if there is one out there.
The 92 is fantastic.
by pickelhauben
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020 KAGGR#1 Purchases
Replies: 22
Views: 2954

Re: SOS 2020 KAGGR#1 Purchases

pickelhauben ; Not as much as you quoted , but it was not cheap .I only know of 2 others and they can not be had . so as the Elvis song goes ; "It's Now or Never " I used to really like NOLA .a few years back we went 10 years in a row . Not so pleased with NOLA any longer after they took General Ro...
by pickelhauben
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020 KAGGR#1 Purchases
Replies: 22
Views: 2954

Re: SOS 2020 KAGGR#1 Purchases

Steve found the Holy Grail in Grays !!!
That gray Bruns
If you or Steve do not mind , how much did that hens teeth cost ?

Last time I saw one up for sale was on ebay .
Although it was a dog , it fetched $6,000 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by pickelhauben
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: My new MG08
Replies: 18
Views: 3138

Re: My new MG08

Nice find .
What better way to run off those pesky door to door sales men !
by pickelhauben
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My First of 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 2445

Re: My First of 2020

What a cool helmet !!
by pickelhauben
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Missing Chinscale End
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Re: Missing Chinscale End

Good luck on finding an end.
These are similar to hen's teeth.
by pickelhauben
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Württemberg EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 2311

Re: Württemberg EM M95.

Yes very cool you got it back !
And nice example to boot.
by pickelhauben
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Württemberg EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 2311

Re: Württemberg EM M95.

Great Wurt !!
by pickelhauben
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 2603

Re: Prussian EM M95.

Great helmet.
I am glad it found a new home.
If only it could talk.
by pickelhauben
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Felt Pickelhaube
Replies: 19
Views: 2265

Re: Felt Pickelhaube

Mostly black but brown is not unheard of.
by pickelhauben
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Felt Pickelhaube
Replies: 19
Views: 2265

Re: Felt Pickelhaube

What a great price !!!!
by pickelhauben
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Real or Fake II
Replies: 10
Views: 1906

Re: Real or Fake II

Very pristine !!
by pickelhauben
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Pickelhaube display and restorations
Replies: 17
Views: 4675

Re: Pickelhaube display and restorations

A nice start
by pickelhauben
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: New Ebay Listings.
Replies: 1
Views: 870

New Ebay Listings.

Hey Guys,


I have listed items up on ebay for this week.

A little of everything.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/pickelhaube-cu ... 7675.l2562
by pickelhauben
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

Re: Wappens For Sale

The Gohred plate is- SOLD !
The Brunswick is -----SOLD !
The Anhalt is ----------SOLD !
The pioneer ---------- SOLD !
FUERST--------------- -SOLD !
1870 Grenadier ------SOLD !
Saxon Reserve ------SOLD !
SAXON BUSBY--------SOLD !
SAXON TELEGRAPH --SOLD !
by pickelhauben
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

Re: Wappens For Sale

Pioneer EM Plate -ORIGINAL Dull finish silver $75-SOLD https://photos.smugmug.com/Pickelhaubes/i-DVHZd7m/0/2178b3f0/L/000_2054-L.jpg https://photos.smugmug.com/Pickelhaubes/i-ZvwZHD7/0/cc5642df/L/000_2055-L.jpg 1870 Style EM Grenadier-ORIGINAL Large sized 1870 style brass $175 https://photos.smugmug...
by pickelhauben
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Wappens For Sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1747

Wappens For Sale

Continuing the liquidation I have a bunch of wappens for sale. I will ship in a small PRIORITY BOX @ $9 PER ITEM. I can combine the shipping. Brass Officer's Shako Plate. ORIGINAL This plate has been road hard and put up wet SEVERAL TIMES. There is a hole in the plate on the right side that has been...
by pickelhauben
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Needed: Rear Spine for Tin Kit Helmet
Replies: 15
Views: 2130

Re: Needed: Rear Spine for Tin Kit Helmet

I think finding ones of these may be an impossible task.
With a little help this may work.
It is selling on the French e-bay.

https://www.ebay.fr/itm/Casque-a-pointe ... SwXiVeGMP7
by pickelhauben
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Guard Wappen Without Bandeau Etc.
Replies: 2
Views: 2087

Re: Guard Wappen Without Bandeau Etc.

A picture would help.
by pickelhauben
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1
Replies: 14
Views: 2008

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Wow What a difference.

Great job
by pickelhauben
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Parade Helmets for Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1074

Parade Helmets for Sale

Bavarian, This helmet is definitely an anomaly. It is a pre war Bavarian with an Mexican cross base and plume. The Mexican helmets are RARE , can you imagine trying to find a cross bas. Other than the plume and base all original. The off style liner has seen 100yrs plus of aging. $450plus shipping h...
by pickelhauben
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR
Replies: 11
Views: 2129

Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR

Happy New Year to all.
I hope 2020 will be better than 2019
by pickelhauben
Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: More Items For Sale ( ALL SOLD )
Replies: 2
Views: 1151

Re: More Items For Sale ( ALL SOLD )

HELMET AND PLATES ARE SOLD.
by pickelhauben
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: More Items For Sale ( ALL SOLD )
Replies: 2
Views: 1151

Re: More Items For Sale ( Off Arty and wartime wappens )

Radical price drop on the Prussian officer's helmet

$700 plus shipping .
by pickelhauben
Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 3002

Re: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.

I have one as well.
It is an arty with crossed base and mine has been refurbished as well but mine has black leather covering up the old holes