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by coert65
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 112

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

This is exactly what the father of my schoolfriend told me.. He was there when the Politionele acties were, and he saw things that were horrible, committed by Marines and indeed unexperienced young soldiers. He was bringing up supplies, ran into ambushes, and later, when he was sent back saw things ...
by coert65
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 112

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

If he was in Indonesia during "De Politionele acties", I knew someone who was there too. The father of one of my schoolfriends years ago. He told me stories you wouldn't believe.. He was regular Army, and part of the AAT, Aan en afvoertroepen. Supply, for the guy's who don't speak Dutch. By the way,...
by coert65
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 112

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

A history of a Dutch KNIL soldier, who, like most, ended up in a Japanese concentration camp.
http://www.dornierdo24k.nl/?page_id=1052

Some of the links I found here, but I think Schiavona13 will show up too, to tell you more Brian.

But I will keep looking too.

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 112

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

A link to the medals awarded to the KNIL soldiers.
http://www.hetdepot.com/medailles.html
by coert65
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 112

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

Another link..
https://www.niod.nl/nl/webexpositie-voo ... indi%C3%AB

Both are in Dutch language, but maybe Google translate can help out Brian.
by coert65
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)
Replies: 13
Views: 112

Re: Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL)

Here are some links to the KNIL.
https://www.marsethistoria.nl/component/tags/tag/knil

I will search for more info about it Brian.
by coert65
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Reserve Artillery-Officer
Replies: 6
Views: 129

Re: Reserve Artillery-Officer

Another very nice addition to your collection Sandy!

Congratulations! :bravo:

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 from Lubeck.
Replies: 15
Views: 389

Re: M15 from Lubeck.

Thanks gentlemen, I am very happy to have it in my collection! :D Don’t forget about our kokarden section Coert, a post there of your Lubeck kokarde would be a good addition to the thread. :thumb up: Brian, I will post it in the kokarden section soon, and post more pictures of the helmet itself here...
by coert65
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shops in Nuremberg and Munich
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Shops in Nuremberg and Munich

Well, I know of only one shop nearby, but you must make an appointment to visit them. https://www.kpemig.de/ They have lots of things, spareparts for Pickelhauben, Hauben complete, but see for yourself. Send Klaus an e-mail, or visit his site. Anyway, have a nice time visiting Germany. I also know o...
by coert65
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: NEXT FIND -ANOTHER FELT
Replies: 11
Views: 240

Re: NEXT FIND -ANOTHER FELT

Very nice, I really like the feldgrau fittings on this one!

Congratulations Amy! :bravo: :bravo:
by coert65
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: MY TWO LATEST FIND - ONE AT A TIME
Replies: 10
Views: 270

Re: MY TWO LATEST FIND - ONE AT A TIME

Nice find! But as said, you should leave at least some helmets for the rest of us Amy! :wink:

Congratulations on your 2 very nice latest additions! :bravo: :bravo:

Greets, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Train-Officer Helmet with M91-Chinscales?
Replies: 18
Views: 267

Re: Train-Officer Helmet with M91-Chinscales?

Very, very nice addition to your collection Sandy, good history and a steal for only 450 euro!!

Congratulations with this beauty! :bravo: :bravo:

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: New Arty Pickelhaube
Replies: 9
Views: 186

Re: New Arty Pickelhaube

Nice arty M15, looks a lot like mine which I bought earlier. :)

Congratulations, :bravo:

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR

From me also a very happy new year to all!
Make it another fine year! :) :thumb up:

Greetings from a fireworks infested Netherlands! :)
by coert65
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 680

Re: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.

Thanks for sharing the helmet with us Amy! I really like the different charistaristics of Hessian M15's. Here are some more detailed pictures of mine, so you can see how the old holes were plugged up by the Bekleidungs Instandsetzung Amt, several markings which are in the helmet. https://i.postimg.c...
by coert65
Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 680

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 I would like to see pictures of your Arty Hessian if that's possible. :) Mine has also black patches on the inside were the old holes were, just like on Amy...
by coert65
Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 680

Re: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.

Prussian Garde wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:50 pm
Congratulations! Great helmet, displays very nicely.
Thanks Jackson!
by coert65
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre
Replies: 14
Views: 232

Re: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre

Some more info about the order of the garter is to be read here.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_Garter
Have a nice Christmas evening all! :thumb up:
by coert65
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: Problems posting pictures?
Replies: 37
Views: 770

Re: Problems posting pictures?

So did I, but I am using Postimage.cc.
Posting direct from my computer doesn't work but Postimage.cc works fine for me.
by coert65
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre
Replies: 14
Views: 232

Re: A Dutch Mitra / Mitre

Very nice and interesting piece, I never even knew these were still available..
Congratulations! :bravo:
by coert65
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Merry xmas
Replies: 14
Views: 236

Re: Merry xmas

From me also a Merry Christmas to all members here.
Am spending silent night the same way as you Amy, :D
Image

Greetings, Coert. :santa:
by coert65
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Very fine Prussian uhlan helmet M15
Replies: 18
Views: 413

Re: Very fine Prussian uhlan helmet M15

What an absolute beauty!

Congratulations! :bravo: :bravo:
by coert65
Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 680

Re: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.

I know Amy, I paid a lot more for my Hessian M15 than for a usual Prussian M15, but I am very happy with it. They are rare! And I really like the wappen of them so paying for it was really no problem. Your 2 Hessians still have the fluted spike, mine has the Prussian one, but knowing that several va...
by coert65
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 680

Re: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.

Thanks Alan and John,

I am very happy with it, mine has plugged up old holes too, done by BJA as is correct, just like helmet 2 shown by Amy.
Nice helmets by the way Amy! :)

Merry Christmas to all! :santa:

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: An opportunity to share the knowledge
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: An opportunity to share the knowledge

I'm interested in it, and asked to be a member of the group.
I am a member of 2 more facebook groups regarding headgear and other facts about WW1 Imperial things so I will do my best to share what I know.
Have a nice friday, and a merry Christmas in advance.

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Thu Dec 12, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Garde Kürassier Regiment Helmet
Replies: 32
Views: 1828

Re: Garde Kürassier Regiment Helmet

You are not the only one. I didn't try it, but in the Help section here there are other members having the same problem.
by coert65
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 from Lubeck.
Replies: 15
Views: 389

Re: M15 from Lubeck.

Thanks!

I am still looking for other M15's, but since buying 5 in 2 weeks time have to take things a little slower...
My wallet doesn't like me very much now. :wink:

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Original Cockades on my Pickelhaube - Thanks Amy!
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Original Cockades on my Pickelhaube - Thanks Amy!

Definitely a nice helmet!
Also very nice to see forummembers helping each other out!

Congratulations to the both of you :bravo:
by coert65
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.

Thanks Philippe, Any info about it is always very welcome ! Thanks for taking the effort of looking in your verlustliste, I dont have them, I only have the rangliste book. The guy will probably have been behind the lines, as you say. Have a good evening, greetings and again thanks for your effort! C...
by coert65
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 from Lubeck.
Replies: 15
Views: 389

Re: M15 from Lubeck.

Thanks Philippe,

And you are correct, BA-IX, as it should be for this helmet.
I just couldn't resist this helmet. :D
by coert65
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 from Lubeck.
Replies: 15
Views: 389

M15 from Lubeck.

Hello, back again with another M15. One from Lubeck, which is quite rare to find these day's. I share with you now the photo's the seller sent me, these are not my own pictures, as the helmet is still on it's way to me. Later I will make my own photo's but wanted to show you this one. It is correctl...
by coert65
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Prussian M15 artillery.
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: A Prussian M15 artillery.

Thanks Sandy, As you know I bought the Hessen M15 from a belgian forummember, the other ones are from a forummember too, who also has a Militariashop, on internet. I sold some of my old collection to him, and send him a message about M15's, about a week ago. A nice guy to do business with! He has ag...
by coert65
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Prussian M15 artillery.
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: A Prussian M15 artillery.

I dont want to tease you, but next up is a Lubeck M15 infantry helmet. Just to let you know. :D
by coert65
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Prussian M15 artillery.
Replies: 10
Views: 292

Re: A Prussian M15 artillery.

Thanks Amy, I do have the bug..there is no cure for it. :D
by coert65
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 32 Reich Kokarden
Replies: 10
Views: 301

Re: 32 Reich Kokarden

Very nice! I wish I will ever find a load like that!
:bravo: :bravo: :bravo:
Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Signing - IN ???
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Re: Signing - IN ???

Well, I dont have that here..
I only have to click on the pickelhaubes.com on my computer and stay signed in the whole day.
by coert65
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.

Here some pictures of the name in the front schirm, all handwritten, it seems to be Otto Retz. But can't really be sure about it. https://i.postimg.cc/027fyfjG/20191201-114113-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/W1nwM1Mh/20191201-114158-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/KY8rQhNQ/20191201-114215-resized....
by coert65
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.

Thank you all!

I am very happy to own this nice helmet. :)
Will try to place pictures of the owners name but it is really hard to read, or photograph..
by coert65
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Prussian M15 artillery.
Replies: 10
Views: 292

A Prussian M15 artillery.

Hello guy's, my latest, and for me first arty M15. It has an RBA stamp, but can't read the corps number, it is really smudged. Makers marked and size stamp too, 56. https://i.postimg.cc/DfWpn7nG/20191201-105606-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/6phYY3Lk/20191201-105620-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.c...
by coert65
Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Infantry Regt. Konig Wilhelm I (6. Wurtt) Nr. 124
Replies: 5
Views: 180

Re: Infantry Regt. Konig Wilhelm I (6. Wurtt) Nr. 124

Beautiful grouping, I like it!

Thank you for sharing it with us, Coert. :bravo:
by coert65
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.

Thank you Philippe, I saw this one for sale, and the seller probably didn't notice the ER3 stamp. But I did.. I will make better pictures this saturday, in normal light so we can see. I also only saw RBA18 but only in pictures, never in real. The roman stamping RBA XVIII caught my eye and I started ...
by coert65
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.
Replies: 18
Views: 526

Re: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.

Thanks guy's, I'm very happy with it! I will make better pictures in the weekend, when I get home from work daylight is almost gone, hence the candlelight. :wink: But since the season of Christmas is getting close it has something nice about it. Will post other pictures too, because today a Prussian...
by coert65
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bavarian M87 3rd Infantry OR helmet
Replies: 16
Views: 623

Re: Bavarian M87 3rd Infantry OR helmet

I almost bought a Chevauxleger one which had the same style markings in it.
Didn't buy it because it had no liner.

Nice helmet James, congratulations :thumb up:
by coert65
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.
Replies: 18
Views: 526

M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.

Hello, My latest addition to my collection, a M15 from an Eisenbahn regiment. Some pictures, all be it not so good as they were taken in my livingroom with a shoddy telephone.. https://i.postimg.cc/FKzGR9Qc/20191127-192701-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/rpHjRv8H/20191127-192727-resized.jpg https:/...
by coert65
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My (all original) German Collection
Replies: 12
Views: 427

Re: My (all original) German Collection

<r>Looks really good Jackson! <br/> <br/> When I was your age, I only had a lot of ww2 stuff, the usual US and british equipment, some german but nothing like a pickelhaube..<br/> Keep up the good work, you're doing quite well! The iron cros 1st class is a '57 example isn't it? <br/> <br/> Greetings...
by coert65
Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: M15's wanted.
Replies: 0
Views: 157

M15's wanted.

Hello fellow collectors, for my collection I am looking for nice M15's.
Prussia, Baden, Saxon, and Wurtemberg.

If you have any for sale, PM me.
My Hessen M15 is in need for company.

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Sun Nov 24, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Pickelhaube for a Prussian line infantry officer
Replies: 17
Views: 623

Re: Pickelhaube for a Prussian line infantry officer

A beautiful helmet!

Congratulations, :bravo:

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 680

Re: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.

Thanks Sandy and Jaap!

I couldn't resist this helmet. :D

Have a nice sunday! :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: My other hobby, several Kawasaki's.
Replies: 1
Views: 131

My other hobby, several Kawasaki's.

Some pictures of my Kawasaki's. A 1977 Z650 B1 I am restoring: https://i.postimg.cc/j59SmrB0/20181020-113557-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/GhzpYNjC/20180622-164948-resized.jpg A Z650 B2 1978 which is ready and runs great: https://i.postimg.cc/tCsctn34/20190602-094004-resized.jpg https://i.postimg...
by coert65
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 680

Re: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.

I'll post some pictures of them in the section here on the forum.
The social section. Let the good times roll! :thumb up: