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by Sandmann
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube
Replies: 18
Views: 296

Re: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube

This is a screenshot of the Uniform-Guideline for Officers from 1896...The 3cm and Eyebrowline were correct.
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by Sandmann
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube
Replies: 18
Views: 296

Re: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube

The main thing which strikes me about these photos is that the helmets seem way too small for the men’s heads. I know these were hand-me-downs, but, even so... The Helmet size looks ok for me. If I remember right, the Side-Edge of the Helmet should be 3cm above the Ear and the Frontvisor-Trimm shou...
by Sandmann
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube
Replies: 18
Views: 296

Re: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube

It‘s a wonderfull shiny Helmet...really nice :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube
Replies: 18
Views: 296

Re: Need help with Dragoner Garde pickelhaube

Jaap Verduijn wrote:
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:31 am
That is absolutely true, Brian! The only thing they ever threw out on their own initiative was a well-used and obsolete old Kaiser :D
Please do not bully our „Wilhelm zwo“ :wink:
by Sandmann
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Named Officer Helmet From Iowa
Replies: 24
Views: 314

Re: Named Officer Helmet From Iowa

Hi Brian! I think the name is Tünemann, with a T. Those German letters always were a bit of a bother, especially in the past, but also to a certain extend in the present. Doing things differently, that's what Germans like :D I've said it before, I'm saying it now, and I will undoubtedly say it agai...
by Sandmann
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Named Officer Helmet From Iowa
Replies: 24
Views: 314

Re: Named Officer Helmet From Iowa

Look really great :bravo:
Thank you for sharing
by Sandmann
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: M1907 Feldmütze RIR 86*, latest find!
Replies: 11
Views: 214

Re: M1907 Feldmütze RIR 88, latest find!

Congratulations to your first cap. Nice find and very good investigation :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: PB 2 From Minnesota
Replies: 9
Views: 154

Re: PB 2 From Minnesota

Very interesting..looks really good. Thanks for the tips and continued success for your restoration-efforts :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help ID a Pickelhaube
Replies: 7
Views: 130

Re: Help ID a Pickelhaube

According your tipp I found another portuguese officer's spiked helmet for a Dragoon-Reg., which looks pretty identical.
https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/19184/lot/9160/
by Sandmann
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Some British helmets (2)
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: Some British helmets (2)

Even better than your other ones.. Great :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Some British helmets
Replies: 5
Views: 115

Re: Some British helmets

Agree, nice helmets in wonderfull condition
by Sandmann
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Mark v tanks
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Mark v tanks

Nice story and coloration, thank you for sharing :)
by Sandmann
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Unidentified sword
Replies: 12
Views: 180

Re: Unidentified sword

I‘m sorry but I have to object..., if the feathers would stand for the Prince of Wales it would have a banner with his slogan „ICH DIEN“ below the crown. Important for the coat of arms of european Monarchies is the ranking crowns (coronets). The design of a coronet shows the rank of its owner, as in...
by Sandmann
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A seldom one with red numbers helmet cover
Replies: 38
Views: 663

Re: A seldom one with red numbers helmet cover

Wonderful Helmet and excellent investigation. Congratutations Philippe :bravo:
by Sandmann
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Prussian M15 From Illinois
Replies: 12
Views: 308

Re: Prussian M15 From Illinois

Looks great...well done until here :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Prussian M15 From Illinois
Replies: 12
Views: 308

Re: Prussian M15 From Illinois

I like these Restauration-Posts too and always learn a lot. Looking forward to see more and thank you for sharing it :bravo:
by Sandmann
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A seldom one with red numbers helmet cover
Replies: 38
Views: 663

Re: A seldom one with red numbers helmet cover

A nice find :bravo: Congratulations :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Dutch Cuirassier Helmet
Replies: 20
Views: 3708

Re: Dutch Cuirassier Helmet

The Helmet is for sale at griffinmilitatia.com as a „Model 1838 Kingdom of the Netherlands Cuirassier Helmet“ with identical Photographs like shown in this post. http://griffinmilitaria.com/cgi-bin/imcart/display.cgi?item_id=16071&cat=16&page=3&search=&since=0&status=&title= The site sells also othe...
by Sandmann
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Generals come out to play
Replies: 17
Views: 275

Re: Generals come out to play

Awesome Helmets...thank you for sharing :bravo:
by Sandmann
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: See any problem?
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: See any problem?

According the describtion it is the „III Bataillon der 7 Thüringer Infanterie Regiment Nr. 96“ The picture I found on Alamy is not reversed: https://www.alamy.de/stockfoto-einen-helm-fur-reserveoffiziere-die-iii-bataillon-der-7-thuringer-infanterie-regiment-nr-96-leder-schadel-mit-vergoldeten-tombac...
by Sandmann
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Helmet Gard du Corps and Cuirass Offizier
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Re: Helmet Gard du Corps and Cuirass Offizier

From which high Noble is it and is it proofable?
by Sandmann
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Help Needed
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: Help Needed

I found an Eaupeulette in „Die Deutsche Infanterie“ Band 1 (Page 386), it has a white Background, a red cloth underlay, a golden 9 (as Number) and a golden Edge. Unfortunately I donˋt know if the one of 1866 was looking identical.
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by Sandmann
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: 2019

Happy new year Jaap. Wish you the very very best and I pray for your recovery :thumb up:
by Sandmann
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Donate to the Forum Server Fees
Topic: Re: First Donation 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Re: First Donation 2019

You‘re very welcome...happy new year to all Forum-Members :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: "My American Cousin"
Replies: 11
Views: 289

Re: "My American Cousin"

A cool collection in a stylish cabinet. Well done :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 22
Views: 607

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

A beautiful collection...like it 👍🏼
by Sandmann
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Merry Christmas and a happy new year
Replies: 10
Views: 229

Re: Merry Christmas and a happy new year

Wish you also all a merry merry christmas 🎁😊
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by Sandmann
Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Mini Brass Haube
Replies: 11
Views: 305

Re: Mini Brass Haube

Awesome find. Thanks god that it was not destroyed because of this misunderstanding. It is impressive that you recognize the „Kaiser“ at first glance, but it was built only from just a few and simple attachments. Love it :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Spiked Helmet Garde
Replies: 15
Views: 387

Re: Spiked Helmet Garde

yes and no, the Semper Talis bandeau went into effect via AKO in 1889, so if helmet was before then.. James I think that we might have figured this out. The Semper Talis bandeaux went into effect in 1889. The Prussian Kokarde is on the left side of the helmet and the Pickelhaube shown has two Kokar...
by Sandmann
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Spiked Helmet Garde
Replies: 15
Views: 387

Re: Spiked Helmet Garde

Hmm, I‘m sorry but I don‘t know what Regiment has this rivet in brass and all other things in silver.
Hope anybody else can help :eek:
by Sandmann
Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Spiked Helmet Garde
Replies: 15
Views: 387

Re: Spiked Helmet Garde

I would tend to Nr. 1 Garde-Regiment zu Fuss, because Plate, Guard-Star, Spike, Spikebase, Trim, Rosette/Post and flat ChinScale are all in silver. Or is the any part in brass? That would change something... Unfortunately I can‘t identify it definitely on my screen, but it seems to be all silver for...
by Sandmann
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: The Woe of the Vanquished
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: The Woe of the Vanquished

Thank you for this interesting Link :bravo:
by Sandmann
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: WWI Film news
Replies: 7
Views: 430

Re: WWI Film news

Awesome, thank you for the Link :D
by Sandmann
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Shakos/Tschakos
Topic: Mansfelder Pioneer Officer Tschako
Replies: 13
Views: 3149

Re: Mansfelder Pioneer Officer Tschako

Wonderful Tschako, thank you for the nice explanation :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My man cave
Replies: 11
Views: 345

Re: My man cave

A real improvement with your treasures in the glas displays. Nice collection :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Going, but not gone yet (grin)!
Replies: 13
Views: 311

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

Oh man :( ...good luck and keep the faith. Hope you can cheat death [-o<
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton
Replies: 21
Views: 685

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton

Love your style and parade. Have a smooth move and good luck in your new home :bravo:
by Sandmann
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Bavarian 12th Infantry
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: Bavarian 12th Infantry

Agree, a nice set. Thank you for sharing :)
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Enlisted vulcan fiber pickelhaube
Replies: 17
Views: 450

Re: Enlisted vulcan fiber pickelhaube

Thank you for this post. I would have thought it‘s a fake if you had not confirmed it. Love the Helmet :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Aussie Digger Hat and WW1 Tea Tin
Replies: 7
Views: 293

Re: Aussie Digger Hat and WW1 Tea Tin

Nice finds, I love the Teatin. Congratulations :)
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Break In Berlin
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: Break In Berlin

Additional to Tony you could visit the New Parlais. There is an exhibition named „Kaiserliche Weihnachten“ (imperial christmas). Unfortunately you missed the exhibition „Kaiserdämmerung“ which ends today. It was about the last day of Wilhelm II. in the New Parlais and there were a lot of his persone...
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A new film about WW1 by Peter Jackson
Replies: 7
Views: 317

Re: A new film about WW1 by Peter Jackson

I wait for it in german TV. Unfortunately it did not streamed on german History-Channel :(
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Prussian 171st Infantry Regiment
Replies: 3
Views: 221

Re: Prussian 171st Infantry Regiment

Beautiful set, thank you for sharing :)
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Ludwig II Pipe
Replies: 3
Views: 159

Re: Ludwig II Pipe

Nice Ludwig II.-Pipe, congratulations. I like the way you represent them :D
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian Fusilier Model 1857/60
Replies: 9
Views: 489

Re: Prussian Fusilier Model 1857/60

A wonderfull Helmet. Thank you for sharing and your nice explanation..really cool :bravo:
by Sandmann
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Website
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Website

The site is not the best advertising for a military-trader #-o
by Sandmann
Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Test, just a test
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Test, just a test

aicusv wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:54 pm
Come back when you can stay longer.
:D :thumb up:
by Sandmann
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: White Württemberg PB13
Replies: 20
Views: 579

Re: White Württemberg PB13

I agree, a nice helmet and excellent investigation. Well done
by Sandmann
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: That will keep me busy during the winter
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: That will keep me busy during the winter

Great Helmets :bravo: Have fun and all the best for your restauration :D