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by coert65
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: WWI helmets protect against shock waves just as well as modern designs
Replies: 3
Views: 960

Re: WWI helmets protect against shock waves just as well as modern designs

The next video will be on You-Tube this evening.
I will be posting it here.
by coert65
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: WWI helmets protect against shock waves just as well as modern designs
Replies: 3
Views: 960

Re: WWI helmets protect against shock waves just as well as modern designs

I video I just found on YouTube.
Wanted to share this with you all.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5MZBEFeTSc

Have a nice sunday!

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Repro chinstraps - Sources ?
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Re: Repro chinstraps - Sources ?

You are right about that Alan, in both cases. I left mine in the garden for a while and shortened it, because it wouldnt fit the Tschako I bought
it for, bought 3 others too as spares for future helmets. 2 black and 2 brown ones. :)
by coert65
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Repro chinstraps - Sources ?
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Re: Repro chinstraps - Sources ?

You could also checkout luckyline1945 on ebay.
I bought some repro chinstraps from him which look good. Even the hardware, though new looks good.

Greetings, Coert :)
by coert65
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: New member from Canada
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: New member from Canada

Welcome here!

Greetings, from the Netherlands, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Ulanen Regt. 16 Tshapka
Replies: 11
Views: 311

Re: Ulanen Regt. 16 Tshapka

All the best from me too! We here are also expecting a complete lockdown here, Had a press conference from our governement this evening. But the Prime minister wasn't there, so tomorrow, when he is making his statement we are expecting that lockdown like you have in Italy. In fact, I am at home now,...
by coert65
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Kinder Helme and Uniforms
Topic: Kinder GDK or GDC groups
Replies: 12
Views: 219

Re: Kinder GDK or GDC groups

I really like the sense of detail on those Kinder items!
Years ago, at a collectors fair here, I saw an IOD 89 sword for sale, also a Kinder item.
Didn't buy it though.. #-o
by coert65
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020 KAGGR#1 Purchases
Replies: 22
Views: 1424

Re: SOS 2020 KAGGR#1 Purchases

Hmm, this reminds me that I still have to take pictures of mu Lübeck kokarde and post it there..
by coert65
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Baltimore Antique Arms Show is Canceled
Replies: 19
Views: 435

Re: Baltimore Antique Arms Show is Canceled

Exactly Patrick, Keep calm, and carry on. But nowaday's you can see how people still get influenced, and do not think reasonable anymore. They just go with the flow. This morning, when I went shopping normally there are 3 people there, now, there were about 36.. And they filled their carts like craz...
by coert65
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Baltimore Antique Arms Show is Canceled
Replies: 19
Views: 435

Re: Baltimore Antique Arms Show is Canceled

Well, I went for my weekly shopping here, but here almost no TP is found, nor canned vegetables or other foodstuffs which are long term holdable. Things are getting out of hands with this Corona virus. By the way, I got sent back home 2 day's ago, because I have the flu, and cough's. They don't take...
by coert65
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Braunschweigisches Husaren Regt. 17 Officer schirmutze
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: Braunschweigisches Husaren Regt. 17 Officer schirmutze

Very nice schirmmutze!

:bravo: :bravo:

One day, years ago, I saw one for sale at a local antiques shop in a city near where I live..
I should have bought it, but didn't know exactly what it was.
So I left it there, the fool I was. :(

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My Prussian Shako
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: My Prussian Shako

Very nice shako! Looks great, I also have one, but it doesn't look near as good as yours.. I also only can read 1916 on it..the rest is illegible to me. About the feldzeichen, I also think it is a repro, but no worries. Most feldzeichen were lost in time. So having a nice looking repro is no shame. ...
by coert65
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Baden M15.
Replies: 10
Views: 358

Re: Baden M15.

Today I cleaned the mould from the inside of the helmet, in search for any markings. But there are none to be found. I guess it was issued immediately after it was made. No double holes, for the wappen. And I took the wappen off for a slight clean-up. It was dirty with nicotine and other grime. http...
by coert65
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: A Bavarian Chevauxlegers offizer
Replies: 9
Views: 202

Re: A Bavarian Chevauxlegers offizer

I wish I could, but the picture isn't visible, well, for me at least.
by coert65
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Baden M15.
Replies: 10
Views: 358

Re: Baden M15.

Here some pictures of the helmet. You will see the liner has some white tape holding loose bits of the tongues in place, some are missing but I do have them. https://i.postimg.cc/ZR7B93nM/20200311-155608-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/VNzdD4bh/20200311-155630-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/vH9rK...
by coert65
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Baden M15.
Replies: 10
Views: 358

Re: Baden M15.

Thanks for the nice reply's! :)

Yes Kris, I have 1 of my 4 bikes in the livingroom. But not for long, my garage rebuild-project is almost done. :)
Then I have more space, because I enlarged it by half the size.

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A good start
Replies: 11
Views: 269

Re: A good start

Nice finds Kris!

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Baden M15.
Replies: 10
Views: 358

Re: Baden M15.

Thanks James! :thumb up:

Tomorrow I will be posting more pictures of the Baden.

Have a nice evening all! :)

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Baden M15.
Replies: 10
Views: 358

Re: Baden M15.

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by coert65
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Baden M15.
Replies: 10
Views: 358

Baden M15.

Here a sneak preview of a Baden M15 I bought from a forummember. More pictures of it will follow.. 20200310_183924_resized.jpg It arrived this evening at my place, and I am happy with it. Tomorrow, if weather is good I will be posting more pictures of it. Now it is amongst his other M15 friends in m...
by coert65
Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Another ersatz... made of cork and cloth !
Replies: 19
Views: 909

Re: Another ersatz... made of cork and cloth !

Very nice helmet, and in beautiful condition!

Congratulations! :bravo:

I hope you will get the info on the previous wearer from Philippe.

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Can't Stay Logged In
Replies: 17
Views: 1206

Re: Can't Stay Logged In

I also have no problems like you have John.. I am here everyday, and, when at work, sometimes look at my phone and I am logged in everytime. At home, I am always logged in as I start up my computer, and stay so until I go to sleep.(and shut my computer off) I just have to click on the page. And ever...
by coert65
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to make them 'Fly'
Replies: 7
Views: 409

Re: How to make them 'Fly'

Wow, that's a great collection Tony! :) Very nice way of presenting it too. I am just putting my helmets on wineglasses, which are clear, so they don't obstruct the helmets look. But they are in a normal cupboard. But I don't have a collection room, my helmets are in my livingroom so unfortunatly do...
by coert65
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: IR 92 Zahlmeister Helmet
Replies: 28
Views: 1619

Re: IR 92 Zahlmeister Helmet

Very nice helmet! :thumb up:

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Dragoner 9 From the SOS
Replies: 4
Views: 1088

Re: Dragoner 9 From the SOS

A beautiful helmet Steve!
by coert65
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: M15 Baden for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 505

Re: M15 Baden for sale

Email and PB sent. :)
by coert65
Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Hessian M15 Pickelhaube from the Show of Shows 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Hessian M15 Pickelhaube from the Show of Shows 2020

They look very good Verdun16! Here is my Hessian M15, with crucyform base but Prussian style spike, also marked RBA18, al be it the 18 is in roman lettering XVIII. https://i.postimg.cc/fyPYNRC2/20200301-110741-resized.jpg Like I posted before, there are many configurations possible Alan. You have a ...
by coert65
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Hessian M15 Pickelhaube from the Show of Shows 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 464

Re: Hessian M15 Pickelhaube from the Show of Shows 2020

A beautiful helmet! They are rare these Hessians, and can be found with round bases, crucyform bases, Prussian and Hessian fluted spikes, my Hessen M15 has a crucyform base and a Prussian style spike, also marked RBA 18. Nice addition to your collection Alan! :bravo: :bravo: Greetings, Coert. :thumb...
by coert65
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Pickelhaube display and restorations
Replies: 17
Views: 2454

Re: Pickelhaube display and restorations

Nice collection already! :)

By the way, I also saw the Iron Maiden beer bottle.. \:D/

Up the Iron's!
Keep up the good work! :bravo: :bravo:
by coert65
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Carnival spike helmet....
Replies: 10
Views: 342

Re: Carnival spike helmet....

I think so too. I never saw a black painted rear spine, and front visortrim before, except on a mourning helmet, but this was only once. You could put a small magnet on them, like a fridgemagnet to be sure, but I am almost sure all fittings are brass, so non magnetic. All my M15's are magnetic, some...
by coert65
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Carnival spike helmet....
Replies: 10
Views: 342

Re: Carnival spike helmet....

Looking more closely at your pictures, you can even see the ghost of the Garde wappen still on the helmet.
Kokarden seem original too, chinstrap, or the remains of it too.

Nice helmet to bring back to original! :thumb up:
by coert65
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020 KAGGR#1 Purchases
Replies: 22
Views: 1424

Re: SOS 2020 KAGGR#1 Purchases

Those are so rare...
Great haul Steve! :bravo: :bravo:
by coert65
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Carnival spike helmet....
Replies: 10
Views: 342

Re: Carnival spike helmet....

It looks more to be KBAG 1915 to me indeed. If it would have been 1918, all the fittings would have been gray, these are all obviously brass colored, even the grommets for the wappen. If you look closely at the pictures they all are that way. Also, the spacing of the grommets seen at the right space...
by coert65
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020
Replies: 62
Views: 7194

Re: SOS 2020

This looks like the best combination ever Amy! :)
by coert65
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more
Replies: 35
Views: 2489

Re: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more

Very wise words Sergei. My roots are in Prussia, my great grandfather was born there. He was in RIR213 and was in the fights opf the Tothenmule, Near Bikschote during the first fights in ww1. His son, my grandfather, was sent to war in 1942. Not a very nice thing...war is hell, Especially if you loo...
by coert65
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Tech Support Site Upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: Tech Support Site Upgrade

Just like last year, my donation to the forumcosts is on your Paypal Brian.

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Donate to the Forum Server Fees
Topic: First Donation 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 1701

Re: First Donation 2020

Just made my donation for 2020 Brian.
Keep up the good work! :)

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020
Replies: 62
Views: 7194

Re: SOS 2020

Thanks for sharing the pictures Brian!
I really should be visiting the SOS next year.. :)

Have a nice sunday, and a good trip back home.

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020
Replies: 62
Views: 7194

Re: SOS 2020

Hey Coert Randy said he could do u a good price for the baden. He has 850 on it. Sandy, yes we can parade together lol Thanks for asking Randy about the Baden M15 Amy! Now I've got a dilemma..been offered a War Bond helmet Baden M15 by a forummember too. I will get pictures of it soon, so now I hav...
by coert65
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2020
Replies: 62
Views: 7194

Re: SOS 2020

Nice pictures Amy, thanks for sharing them! Did Randy also have a Baden M15 at his table? I am looking at his Baden M15 on his website for some time now... Looking forward to more pictures from all you people in the chance to be at SOS this year! Have a nice time there with the rest of the members o...
by coert65
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more
Replies: 35
Views: 2489

Re: a bit of my collection, pickelhaube, soldiers and more

Very nice collection Sergei,

The helmets look great, but all those soldiers, man, do you live in an old Russian mansion?
The house looks immense regarding the place you have as a collection room.
Excellent and very nice collection! :thumb up: :thumb up:

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Württemberg EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 1181

Re: Württemberg EM M95.

Thanks Jaap! :thumb up:

I hope things are good with you, I haven't been very active on FB lately..

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Württemberg EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 1181

Re: Württemberg EM M95.

Thanks gentlemen! It is in no way a perfect haube, but then again neither am I after 54 years. Let alone for a helmet like that. Matthew, it is nice to have my old friend back home! It's M15 counterpart which I bought at the same time got sold almost immediately I sold the pair, no wonder too, M15 W...
by coert65
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: My first Lobstertail
Replies: 22
Views: 3338

Re: My first Lobstertail

Very nice, it cleaned up good! :thumb up:

Have a nice sunday, greetings, Coert. :bravo:
by coert65
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Württemberg EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 1181

Re: Württemberg EM M95.

Thanks a lot John! :)
It is indeed so rare to find one of your old helmets again, but I did, and am so happy with it.
I still remember buying it, with his M15 brother, for a reasonable amount 4 years ago, and now it is back again with me.

Have a nice sunday! :)

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Württemberg EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 1181

Re: Württemberg EM M95.

Thanks for the nice comments gentlemen! :) James, when I saw my old helmet sitting on the table of a dealer there, the dealer who bought most of my old collection, I just had to bring it back home to me. Now it is back, and I got a very nice discount for it. This dealer is A1. It really broke my har...
by coert65
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Württemberg EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 1181

Württemberg EM M95.

Today I went to a militaria fair here, looking for a nice haube. And I bought this EM Württemberg M95: https://i.postimg.cc/SNWRdSH7/20200216-132828-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/cCkm57v2/20200216-132849-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/RFMLSpf2/20200216-132907-resized.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/8k...
by coert65
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 1448

Re: Prussian EM M95.

Thanks guy's, I am very happy to have bought it. Yes Matthew, if it only could talk.. By the way, I said earlier, that I might find another haube at the militaria fair today.. I did, just got back home with a Württemberg M95. In fact, I owned this exact helmet before, but sold it when things were no...
by coert65
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Felt Pickelhaube
Replies: 19
Views: 1116

Re: Felt Pickelhaube

Very nice helmet! And you got it for a great price too. :thumb up:

:bravo: :bravo: Congratulations!

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 1448

Re: Prussian EM M95.

Philippe, I just inspected the markings more, wetted it and under a much brighter light. You are right, as usual.. :wink: The marking is indeed 29R, as you stated. So for JR29. The spike is indeed screwable, I had the same idea it was first TB8 , and later got transferred to another regiment, as you...