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by jimturinetti
Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Another FA from the Turinetti Collection
Replies: 21
Views: 551

Re: Another FA from the Turinetti Collection

Here's the bio I got with the helmet: Flügeladjutant von Fürst zu Meiningen Hans Schäfer. Hans Schaefer joined the Royal Prussian Army on February 28, 1912, as a flag-junker. The son of a senior government and building councilor, he joined the 1st Silesian Grenadier Regiment "King Frederick Wil...
by jimturinetti
Sun Sep 06, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Saxe Weimar FAdj Helmet J Turinetti
Replies: 27
Views: 1379

Re: Saxe Weimar FAdj Helmet J Turinetti

Bruno and Arran area absolutely correct! I was so enamored with the star on this helmet that I overlooked all of the other very important points. I let my heart over-run my mind. A rookie mistake. I should have stopped and read my own book. Oh well, I have learned an important lesson, and thanks aga...
by jimturinetti
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Saxe Weimar FAdj Helmet J Turinetti
Replies: 27
Views: 1379

Re: Saxe Weimar FAdj Helmet J Turinetti

Thank you all for your kind comments. I have been searching through the Rang Listed from 1900 through 1918 cataloging the Flusgel Adjutanten and Ordinanz Officers for all of the Fuersten and I have been unable to find any reference to a Flugel Adjutant for Saxe Weimar. Can anyone help me?
by jimturinetti
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Saxe-Weimar Flugel Adjutant
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Saxe-Weimar Flugel Adjutant

I have recently been focusing my collecting on Flugel Adjutant (FA) helmets. I have been able to obtain a great FA helmet with an enamel crest and a white enamel dove in the center. I have been researching FAs in the Rang Liste and have been unable to find any mention of Saxe-Weimar FAs in the entir...
by jimturinetti
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Buyer Beware: Problems with Purchases
Topic: sent rare 92 INF Braunschweig OYV helm to Der Rittmeister
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: sent rare 92 INF Braunschweig OYV helm to Der Rittmeister

I reached out to Ken Greenfield and asked for his perspective on this situation (there are always two sides to every issue). Here is the reply I got to my query:"He sent us a helmet that he had already sold on eBay and collected funds for. The eBay buyer actually called us and told us about the...
by jimturinetti
Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Prussian Reserve Cross
Replies: 0
Views: 1761

Prussian Reserve Cross

I am looking for a brass Prussian Reserve Cross to go on a silver Prussian Eagle.
by jimturinetti
Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Prussian General's Pickelhaube w/Plume
Replies: 8
Views: 1773

Re: Prussian General's Pickelhaube w/Plume

Hi Jim,
Are he plume and trichter still available?
by jimturinetti
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Flugeladjutant Helmets
Replies: 37
Views: 3176

Re: Flugeladjutant Helmets

Good eye Bruno. This was sold to me as the helmet for a FA from Saxe-Meinigen. I got this helmet from Ron Fengler in Germany. I don't know if this is an early model plate or just wrong. The next helmet Brian will post for me will be from Saxe-Weimar. Thanks again Brian for posting all of these for m...
by jimturinetti
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Flugeladjutant Helmets
Replies: 37
Views: 3176

Re: Flugeladjutant Helmets

For those of you who are interested in learning more about Flugel Adjutant helmets let me point you to the chapter on "General Officer Helmets" in A Guide to Collecting The Headgear of the 1914 German Army The helmets for the GOs of all of the kingdoms and principalities along with their c...
by jimturinetti
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Mystery Officer Helmet
Replies: 7
Views: 869

Re: Mystery Officer Helmet

Would the owner of this helmet please contact me? Jim Turinetti email [email protected]

Thank you.
by jimturinetti
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Joe Time for new shirts
Replies: 20
Views: 5452

Re: Joe Time for new shirts

I'm sorry to hear this my friend. I wish you a speedy and lasting recovery.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Joe Time for new shirts
Replies: 20
Views: 5452

Re: Joe Time for new shirts

Hi Joe,
I'd like one, L or XL. I'll pick it up at the show and will pay.
Jim Turinetti
by jimturinetti
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Two Pickelhaubes
Replies: 5
Views: 1693

Re: Two Pickelhaubes

There is also damage to the officer's plate, the left leg and talon and the bottom of the scepter are missing.
by jimturinetti
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: MAX Show
Replies: 12
Views: 4540

Re: MAX Show

I'll be there. I have one table. I think this might be my last year to have a table at the MAX. In the future I'll go and just wander around and visit with old friends.
If you're at the show please stop by and say hello. I love to visit with fellow collectors.
Jim Turinetti
by jimturinetti
Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Enamel Repair
Replies: 8
Views: 3790

Enamel Repair

Does anyone know of a good enamel repair person? I have a chip out of an enamel helmet plate that I would like to have restored.
by jimturinetti
Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Newly Acquired Tschapka Info Wanted
Replies: 15
Views: 3871

Re: Newly Acquired Tschapka Info Wanted

The crown is for a Graf (Moderne Grafenkrone) and the initial looks like a "D"
Reference A Guide to Collecting the Headgear of the 1914 German Army, Page 235.
Very nice find. I love the headgear with the monograms. Searching through the Rangliste is always fun.
by jimturinetti
Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Need Help Interpreting Rangliste
Replies: 2
Views: 1636

Re: Need Help Interpreting Rangliste

Thanks Glenn, I appreciate your help.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Fri Feb 03, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Under Arms of the Kaiser by Mike Kelso
Replies: 7
Views: 3685

Re: Under Arms of the Kaiser by Mike Kelso

I just my copy and I think it is extremely well done. I have decided to acquire shoulder boards to match my helmets and I know this book will be my guide. Thanks Mike for a great reference book
Jim Turinetti
by jimturinetti
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Need Help Interpreting Rangliste
Replies: 2
Views: 1636

Need Help Interpreting Rangliste

Can anyone help me interpret this line from the 1914-1918 Rangliste? The line is on page 216 for IR 55.
"Bohme v. 22.3.18 b. Maricourt"
Thanks for any help you can provide.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: 10th Pioneer Battalion Reserve Officer Restoration
Replies: 48
Views: 13993

Re: 10th Pioneer Battalion Reserve Officer Restoration

Beautiful job of restoration Brian, well done!
Congratulations Steve on another fine acquisition (or should I say re-acquisition) to your collection.
I also have one of the 15 Reserve Officer helmets for PB10.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Garde Dragoner Regt Nr 2 reserve Offz
Replies: 9
Views: 3634

Re: Garde Dragoner Regt Nr 2 reserve Offz

Beautiful helmet. I love the Reserve pieces. Please DON'T clean it. The patina adds so much character. That is a great addition to anyone's collection.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Sun Jan 01, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian officer Pickelhaube for opinion
Replies: 20
Views: 4913

Re: Prussian officer Pickelhaube for opinion

I have a Field Artillery OYV with Officer furniture, EM Kockarden and round topped fasteners for the Kugel. It has an owner's label in it that clearly identifies it as a OYV,
Jim
by jimturinetti
Thu Dec 01, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: SOS 2017
Replies: 41
Views: 12664

Re: SOS 2017

I'll have a table and will be there Thursday through Saturday. Please stop by and say hello.
Jim Turinetti
by jimturinetti
Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: My small collection.
Replies: 21
Views: 5850

Re: My small collection.

We all started somewhere. You have a very nice collection. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Württemberg Tschako
Replies: 17
Views: 5071

Re: Württemberg Tschako

Thank you Bruno and Glenn. I could say that the switch on the chin scales was a test to see who was watching, but that would be lame. Let's just attribute it to old age and be done with it. Thanks for catching the flip flop Bruno. Glenn, thanks for the info about the Telegraph officer. That could be...
by jimturinetti
Sun Oct 23, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Württemberg Tschako
Replies: 17
Views: 5071

Re: Württemberg Tschako

My thanks to all of you who responded to my request. I believe that since the Tschako has silver chin scales it is for an officer in either the Luftschiffer or Telegraph units. The Mountain Troops wore a brass chin scale. I was hoping that someone would be able to find a Rangeliste reference for som...
by jimturinetti
Wed Oct 19, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Württemberg Tschako
Replies: 17
Views: 5071

Württemberg Tschako

I recently got this Württemberg Tschako and I'm looking for any information that you all might have regarding it. I think the name on the sweat band is Krone and the word below the name is _____ Korps. http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx354/JDTIII/DSCN0379.jpg http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx...
by jimturinetti
Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: MAX Show 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 8264

Re: MAX Show 2016

Regarding the MAX, since the OVMS took it over I think it has improved. Last year's show was definitely the best MAX I've been to in at least 10 years. I'm looking forward to a good show. I'll have a table, please stop by and say hello. (Unfortunately, I can't accept credit cards, but a good check w...
by jimturinetti
Sun Aug 07, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Request for Help
Replies: 6
Views: 1962

Re: Request for Help

Hi Joe,
My German Military dictionary translates Ordönanz as Orderly.
I'm not good at posting photos, I'll send a photo to your email address if you could please post it.
Thanks
Jim
by jimturinetti
Fri Aug 05, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Officer Silk Liners
Replies: 26
Views: 11347

Re: Officer Silk Liners

Adler and Joe,
Thank you very much for your help. I had thought that it wasn't until 1900. This info will help me a lot.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Question About an Owner's Label
Replies: 0
Views: 3379

Question About an Owner's Label

I have been offered an officer's helmet from Lippe-Detmold with a label inside with the following information: Leutnant Böhme Ordönanz seiner ? zu Lippe -Detmold I have been unable to find any Rangliste reference to a Leutnant Böhmer in a Lippe regiment or as an Orderly to the Fürst. Can any one hel...
by jimturinetti
Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Request for Help
Replies: 0
Views: 3292

Request for Help

I have been offered an officer's helmet from Lippe-Detmold with a label inside with the following information: Leutnant Böhme Ordönanz seiner ? zu Lippe -Detmold I have been unable to find any Rangliste reference to a Leutnant Böhmer in a Lippe regiment or as an Orderly to the Fürst. Can any one hel...
by jimturinetti
Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Officer Silk Liners
Replies: 26
Views: 11347

Re: Officer Silk Liners

Does anyone know when officers changed from the leather petals to the silk/cloth lining in the helmets? I've heard that it was the vogue to have silk/cloth lining at the turn of the 20th century. Does anyone know anything about this?
by jimturinetti
Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Request for Help
Replies: 6
Views: 1962

Request for Help

I have been offered an officer's helmet from Lippe-Detmold with a label inside with the following information: Leutnant Böhme Ordönanz seiner ? zu Lippe -Detmold I have been unable to find any Rangliste reference to a Leutnant Böhmer in a Lippe regiment or as an Orderly to the Fürst. Can any one hel...
by jimturinetti
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: EGRzuFus mitre that was passed to the KAGGR
Replies: 1
Views: 2633

EGRzuFus mitre that was passed to the KAGGR

As Steve said, when the EGRzuFus got their new mitres, they passed the old ones to the corresponding Company in the KAGGR. The mitres with the banners had the banners removed and just the holes remained. Here are some photos of one of these mitres. [img] [IMG]http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx354...
by jimturinetti
Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: My KAGGR Officer's Mitre
Replies: 3
Views: 3100

My KAGGR Officer's Mitre

Here are some photos of my KAGGR Officer's Mitre. (Just click on the URL text and it should take you to Photobucket)
[img][IMG]http://i771.photobucket.com/albums/xx354/JDTIII/MITRE%20KAGGR%20Officer%20Compressed%20DSC_6613DSC_6625.jpg[/img]
by jimturinetti
Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: The Saxon cockade
Replies: 36
Views: 18681

Re: The Saxon cockade

Hello Phillippe, I am Jim Turinetti. I have authored a number of books on spiked helmets and related topics, one of which is my book on The Landwehr or Reserve Crosses. Your cross for the Hanseatic Cities is tied with the LWK for the See Battalions as the rarest cross that was used by the German Arm...
by jimturinetti
Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Sächsischer Gardereiter Parade 1907
Replies: 19
Views: 5919

Re: Sächsischer Gardereiter Parade 1907

Can you post photos showing the numbers stamped on the paw and the bag?
Thank you,
Jim
by jimturinetti
Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Feld artillerie quartet
Replies: 14
Views: 4083

Re: Feld artillerie quartet

I really like the star on the Hessen Artillery helmet. Very nice collection.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Topic: Request for help – LGHR Special Parade Chord
Replies: 11
Views: 6113

Re: Request for help – LGHR Special Parade Chord

I would like to thank all of you who responded to my request for help. It is most gratifying to receive such rapid and responsive answers. It appears that there were two models or forms for this device. The chord shown in Herr and Nguyen's book on pages 395 and 405 and the form shown in Laines' book...
by jimturinetti
Wed Feb 03, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Busbies/Pelzmützen
Topic: Request for help – LGHR Special Parade Chord
Replies: 11
Views: 6113

Request for help – LGHR Special Parade Chord

The officers in the LGHR wore a special chord for parade. I have been offered one and I am trying to determine if it is real. Does anyone on the Forum have a set of these chords? Does anyone have any period photos of a hussar officer wearing these chords? Does anyone have any references that show or...
by jimturinetti
Sat Jan 16, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Help with identification
Replies: 2
Views: 1457

Re: Help with identification

I agree, I think it's a 2.GDR officer's helmet. Very nice.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Officer Garde Reserve Landwehr helmet
Replies: 21
Views: 5549

Re: Officer Garde Reserve Landwehr helmet

Beautiful helmets James. Well Done!
Jim
by jimturinetti
Mon Nov 30, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: 1914 Rangliste Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1588

Re: 1914 Rangliste Question

Thank you for the info.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: 1914 Rangliste Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1588

1914 Rangliste Question

In the 1914 Rangliste in the section listing Reserve Officers, can anyone tell me the significance of the city in parentheses after the name of the Reserve Officers. The Reserve Officer section starts on page 627.
Thanks for any help you can provide.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Sat Sep 26, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Württemberg pickelhaube
Replies: 20
Views: 5708

Re: Württemberg pickelhaube

This is a reserve officer's helmet in an Infantry Regt. (Cross on shield = Reservist, Flat Chin Scales = Infantry, and the pierced crown and Pearl Ring around the throat of the spike = Officer)
This is a beautiful helmet. You did well when you got it.
Congratulations!
Jim
by jimturinetti
Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:05 pm
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Hilton Hotel Booking
Replies: 2
Views: 2596

Re: Hilton Hotel Booking

Thank you very much for the heads up. I usually stay at the Residence Inn by the show; it and two other Marriott properties are all booked. I went to the Sheraton that you mentioned and got a room. Thanks again
Jim
by jimturinetti
Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian EM - M15 Uhlan Tschapka
Replies: 34
Views: 24168

Re: Prussian EM - M15 Uhlan Tschapka

Thank you Francis. I appreciate the info. It is interesting that only the 17th was recognized with the Honor Banner.
Jim
by jimturinetti
Tue Jul 07, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian EM - M15 Uhlan Tschapka
Replies: 34
Views: 24168

Re: Prussian EM - M15 Uhlan Tschapka

Does anyone know the connection between the 17th Hussars whose busbies bear the name Mars la Tour on their busby banners and the three cavalry regiments that participated in the battle?
Jim
by jimturinetti
Sat Jun 27, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: AN INTERESTING FIND
Replies: 14
Views: 5047

Re: AN INTERESTING FIND

The "La Belle Alliance" banner was worn on the helmet plates of both IR 87 and IR 88
Jim

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