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by coert65
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Selling up
Replies: 11
Views: 215

Re: Selling up

I know, and feel your pain. I had to sell my whole collection last year, not because of a divorce though.. My mother was getting demented, not as bad that she couldn't live anymore in het own home, were she wanted to stay until her death. But she needed more care, and that cost more money. So, geria...
by coert65
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Saxen balltop artillery helmet - sold
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Saxen balltop artillery helmet

If your helmet doesn't sell, I am interested.
So please contact me if it didn't go..

Regards, Coert.
by coert65
Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Loss of a Forum member, my brother
Replies: 24
Views: 649

Re: Loss of a Forum member, my brother

My condolecenses , your brother passed away way too soon..
I wish you, and your family strength and courage carrying this loss.

Coert.
by coert65
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: This Aint No Popeye Tug Boat
Replies: 12
Views: 213

Re: This Aint No Popeye Tug Boat

It sure is Jaap, when I looked at the first photo, I thought that's a nice boat! I didn't even realize it was a model..
I made some models in my youth, but never reached this stage.
Great work!
by coert65
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: Making an "all ersatz" thread?
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Making an "all ersatz" thread?

Hi Tony, Feel free to move my posts of erzats helmets to this section, I posted a tin and a felt one some time ago, in the new found topic, and other topics here on the forum. Nice idea doing this, so every ersatz can be found and seen in a special topic for them. Happy Easter and thanks! Greetings,...
by coert65
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Donate to the Forum Server Fees
Topic: Re: First Donation 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1087

Re: Re: First Donation 2019

No problem Brian, I should have donated already but didn't have Paypall yet.
Guess I'm oldfashioned to be so late at the party..
Keep up the good work!

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Spam Issue
Replies: 16
Views: 607

Re: Spam Issue

I also agree with the activation idea. This is getting really annoying.
It sure hits us hard today.

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Small M15 collection
Replies: 16
Views: 619

Re: Small M15 collection

Me too! The picture of this particular museum reminds me of the Hill62 museum of Jaques Schier, near Zillebeke.
I do not know if it is still open, the owner died a few years ago.
by coert65
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Small M15 collection
Replies: 16
Views: 619

Re: Small M15 collection

It may help you to know that Angers is a city in France, maybe the Faucheux is a costume company there, or just the name of the collector.
https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angers

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for Regiment
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Looking for Regiment

What are you doing on this forum? As little as possible. I know that many of our members have access to information that I do not have and thought someone would help. Is there a better place? I didn't mean you aicusv, my post was meant for the guy who commented on your post.(HenryTauct) And is prob...
by coert65
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for Regiment
Replies: 6
Views: 625

Re: Looking for Regiment

What are you doing on this forum?
by coert65
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Part of My Wappen Collection
Replies: 17
Views: 3959

Re: Part of My Wappen Collection

Thank you Brian. I also suspected his seriousness concerning our forum.
by coert65
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Regimental Standard Grouping
Replies: 22
Views: 4841

Re: Regimental Standard Grouping

Absolutely nothing Steve..

I only like the way he put this post on top again, I really admire the collection of Regimental standards posted here.
But question the how and why he did that.

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Any info appreciated
Replies: 12
Views: 435

Re: Any info appreciated

I agree with aicusv regarding the chinscales being painted. But I also noticed the front visor seems to fit reasonably good on the left side, but on the right seems way too far up. This when wearing the helmet, looking at it from the picture left is loose and way too far up, and rightside seems okay...
by coert65
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Pictures SOS 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 1720

Re: Pictures SOS 2019

Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing them Brian!
Next year I must get my sorry ass overthere to join you all! :thumb up:
by coert65
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2019
Replies: 44
Views: 2102

Re: SOS 2019

Amy sure bought a nice haul! Again I missed out on this nice show, just like last year... Would have been nice to see the faces behind the posts, as all of you are very nice people on this forum. As Joe stated before, there are no strange people here so got it right overhere. Have a safe trip home g...
by coert65
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: re stick grenades
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: re stick grenades

Way too expensive. Is original, but missing it's paint.
by coert65
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Going, but not gone yet (grin)!
Replies: 13
Views: 687

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

Hi Jaap, I've known this for a while, and the way you always speak about your visits to hospital and doctors there, are always full of humor and I know you'll be with us for quite a while! Your good spirits always amazes me. Hang in there my friend, and if you need me for anything, just let me know ...
by coert65
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: Green-olive tin helmet
Replies: 22
Views: 1148

Re: Green-olive tin helmet

A very nice helmet you have there! :bravo: :bravo:
Please post more if you have the time!!

Have a nice sunday,
Greetings, Coert :thumb up:
by coert65
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello
Replies: 9
Views: 831

Re: Hello

Welcome on the forum! :)

I am looking forward to seeing pictures of your collection, I also collect various other helmets and militaria than only Pickelhaubes,
or only Imperial german.
A Varied collection is in my opinion a great thing to look at.

Greetings from the netherlands,

Coert :thumb up:
by coert65
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: INTERESTING FACEBOOK GROUPS
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: INTERESTING FACEBOOK GROUPS

Well, I am a member of these 3 groups. They are friendly and good info to be found there:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1460013570964989/about/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/311412209339685/about/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/305589909492801/about/


Have a nice day,

Greetings, Coert. :)
by coert65
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: New Prussian Garde deskpiece
Replies: 9
Views: 1091

Re: New Prussian Garde deskpiece

Very nice addition!

I also like desk-pieces, but only have 1, a M16 with a 98-05 bayonet and laurels on a marble base.
Still looking for a miniature Pickelhaube though.

Congratulations! :thumb up:

Greetings, Coert :)
by coert65
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Fake Saxon Wappen
Replies: 12
Views: 1015

Re: Fake Saxon Wappen

It looks real to me too. Is it a possibility that this wappen was intended for an M15, but somehow missed the step of being painted grey? I think it plausible, because I have a Württemberg M15, with a wappen that is copper, but painted, to give it a grey finish. So wasn't finished when war ended, or...
by coert65
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Introducing myself
Replies: 12
Views: 792

Re: Introducing myself

Welcome on the forum Tom.

Greetings from the Netherlands,

Coert. :)
by coert65
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Shakos/Tschakos
Topic: M15 Prussian Jäger Tschako.
Replies: 10
Views: 1125

Re: M15 Prussian Jäger Tschako.

Photo's restored, and a little update.
On the last picture you see a chinstrap which was not correct, I replaced it with the M15 strap you see in the first picture.

Have a nice sunday,
Greetings, Coert :)
by coert65
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Prussian Jäger Tschako.
Replies: 23
Views: 2341

Re: M15 Prussian Jäger Tschako.

Okay Brian, if you wish you can put these posts in the relevant sections on the forum if you want. Because, since they are quite old they really don't belong in this section of new finds any more.. I'm going to renew older posts of myself more tomorrow. I found a way to re-post my older pictures so ...
by coert65
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: At last! EM M95 Garde helmet.
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: At last! EM M95 Garde helmet.

Photo's updated... :)
by coert65
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A salty felt helmet.
Replies: 9
Views: 853

Re: A salty felt helmet.

Photo's restored. :)
by coert65
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Prussian Jäger Tschako.
Replies: 23
Views: 2341

Re: M15 Prussian Jäger Tschako.

Photo's restored, :)

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: EM Saxon M95.
Replies: 13
Views: 1171

Re: EM Saxon M95.

Photo's restored! :)

Have a nice weekend, Coert :)
by coert65
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: EM Bavarian M95.
Replies: 18
Views: 2261

Re: EM Bavarian M95.

Photo's restored.
More updates on my other topic's will follow!

Greetings, Coert.
by coert65
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?
Replies: 12
Views: 932

Re: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?

More info on IR 21 here:
http://genwiki.genealogy.net/IR_21
At the bottom you can see where they were active during WW1.
Have a nice reading, hope you can understand German though!

Also, I agree with Brian, your kokarden look original to me, just repainted at some time.

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?
Replies: 12
Views: 932

Re: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?

You are right, Infanterie-Regiment von Borcke ( 4. Pommersches) Nr 21. Garnison: Thorn. From: Handbuch der Verbände und truppen des Deutschen Heeres 1914-1918. Infanterie, Band 1. Verlag Militaria, ISBN978-3-902526-14-4. If you want I can put the whole text here, but it only speaks about it's formin...
by coert65
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?
Replies: 12
Views: 932

Re: Prussian EM 1914. Can anyone tell me more please?

A beautiful helmet, not been messed with. Seems marked to IR21, 5th company.
Very nice original piece. :bravo:

Greetings, Coert :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Regards from Ireland
Replies: 8
Views: 775

Re: Regards from Ireland

Welcome on the forum.

Greetings, Coert. :thumb up:
by coert65
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: An M95 "From the Land Down Under"
Replies: 15
Views: 1438

Re: An M95 "From the Land Down Under"

Again, a beautiful restoration!

I really admire the skills you have doing this.
Thanks for posting all the jobs you do with these projects on the forum!
I really enjoy seeing them.

Greetings, Coert :thumb up:
by coert65
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Important news!
Replies: 8
Views: 5658

Re: Important news!

That won't be easy Sandy.
All of us here are sane enough not to go that way. :D

But, like Gustaf said it happens so much it is annoying. :puke:

Greetings! :thumb up:
by coert65
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Trip to Idaho Cancelled
Replies: 19
Views: 1279

Re: Trip to Idaho Cancelled

I hope you recover soon James.

Get well soon, :)
by coert65
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: We have been Spammed
Replies: 25
Views: 2421

Re: We have been Spammed

Again we have been spammed...

Now in Period photographs, and in Pickelhaube discussion. But could be active in more topics as I write this.
By a guy called fbarraza28 :x

:-x :-x

Greetins Coert :guns:
by coert65
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Other hobbies
Replies: 12
Views: 1195

Re: Other hobbies

I like restoring and riding classic motorcycles. I had about 35 since I was 18. I do have a modern one too, for riding daily. At the moment I'm busy restoring a Kawasaki Z650 from 1977, but had BSA's, Norton's and Triumph's also. Picture of my new paintwork for the Kawa: 20180622_164948_resized.jpg ...
by coert65
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: Cardboard ersatz helmet
Replies: 27
Views: 2014

Re: Cardboard ersatz helmet

So did I Jonas. Nice guy and honest.
:thumb up:
by coert65
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: Cardboard ersatz helmet
Replies: 27
Views: 2014

Re: Cardboard ersatz helmet

I believe he is the guy I bought some nice stuff from at the Militaria fair at Houten, in the Netherlands. :wink:
But I,m not sure off-course.
If so he has a nice website. :)

Greetz, Coert :thumb up:
by coert65
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Worst "Militaria" Expert Ever
Replies: 9
Views: 961

Re: Worst "Militaria" Expert Ever

I also got access denied. But like you it seems I didn't miss a thing. :thumb up:
by coert65
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 11
Views: 1125

Re: Hello from Germany

Welcome on the forum Claus!

Greetings from the Netherlands,

Coert. :)
by coert65
Sun Jul 01, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Braunschweigisches Husaren-Regt. Nr.17 Mannschaften
Replies: 9
Views: 742

Re: Braunschweigisches Husaren-Regt. Nr.17 Mannschaften

Wow, what a stunning set you have there... =D>

Just beautiful, Congratulations! :bravo:

Greetings Coert :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prisoner of War Art
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Prisoner of War Art

Very, very nice and rare additions John, congratulations! :bravo:

Greetings, Coert :thumb up:
by coert65
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube
Replies: 40
Views: 3035

Re: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube

Thanks Amy! I only have 13Pickelhaubes but like them all. My bike, the one you saw in the pics got sold last year.
That is my other hobby, restoring and preserving old motorbikes.
I have a severe history addiction!
:D
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Have a nice sunday! :)
by coert65
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube
Replies: 40
Views: 3035

Re: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube

Wow what a beautiful collection Amy :eek:
Here my small collection.
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Greetings Coert :thumb up:
by coert65
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube
Replies: 40
Views: 3035

Re: 3. Thuringisches Infanterie Regiment (Nr. 71) Pickelhaube

I would like to do that Amy, but not sure if Alan agrees. Because this is his topic.
I am no fan of hyjacking someone elses topic :wink:

Greetings, Coert :)