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by Sandmann
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: JR 73 Officer's Helmet
Replies: 18
Views: 229

Re: JR 73 Officer's Helmet

An outstanding result, Brian. The Helmet looks fantastic and I‘m very glad that the recipes work so good :bravo: @Alan: Alan you are right, I‘m pretty sure that it is not „the“ original dye for the Pickelhaube, but they are original recipes for "Military Black". Because of so many manufacturers of H...
by Sandmann
Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Another Garde Tschapka
Replies: 8
Views: 138

Re: Another Garde Tschapka

Nice find, I‘m looking forward to see it repaired. A fine addition to your collection :bravo:
by Sandmann
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 121

Re: Hello

Welcome to the Forum, Olaf :)
by Sandmann
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Mitre Parade Helmets
Topic: My grenadier mitres
Replies: 9
Views: 149

Re: My grenadier mitres

Superb collection, well done :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Help needed
Replies: 7
Views: 132

Re: Help needed

Hello Amy, I live in Germany and can help you too. Just send a PM and I will send you my Adress.
by Sandmann
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Unknown Model (to me)
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Re: Unknown Model (to me)

For me it looks like a M1871. It is quite tall but has the round Spikebase and rear Spine.
Please have a look to the Evolution-Guide of „kaisersbunker:
http://www.kaisersbunker.com/pe/m1867.htm
by Sandmann
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's latest additions, part 2. 1 L K R 1 helmet, and a GFM strap.
Replies: 13
Views: 263

Re: Steve's latest additions, part 2. 1 L K R 1 helmet, and a GFM strap.

Oh man, what a great group...Congratulations to this incredible find :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sat Nov 14, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: CRUSHED !!!
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: CRUSHED !!!

Not a little project...I wish you every success and looking forward to see the result :)
by Sandmann
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Steve's latest find, a KAGGR1 Fusilier Battalion Officer Miter.
Replies: 13
Views: 385

Re: Steve's latest find, a KAGGR1 Fusilier Battalion Officer Miter.

Very very nice, congratulations and well done :bravo:
by Sandmann
Tue Nov 10, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Late airborne message
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: Late airborne message

:bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Addition - Span-Am Uniform
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: New Addition - Span-Am Uniform

Looks really great, a nice presented Uniform :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Reproduction Officer Stars
Replies: 34
Views: 1500

Re: Reproduction Officer Stars

Looks very fine, nice Helmet :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:52 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Late airborne message
Replies: 14
Views: 203

Re: Late airborne message

It’ something for a Museum :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Scarce saxon
Replies: 8
Views: 318

Re: Scarce saxon

Congratulations to your Helmet. I haven’t seen one with those rivets before. Really interesting :bravo:
by Sandmann
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Fall Harvest of Haubes Part 1, Oldenburg Dragoon M15 Enlisted Helmet
Replies: 16
Views: 279

Re: Fall Harvest of Haubes Part 1, Oldenburg Dragoon M15 Enlisted Helmet

Wish you all the best for removing the paint. It‘s a shame...
by Sandmann
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Grenadier Officer Helmet to Restore
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: Grenadier Officer Helmet to Restore

All the best for your project :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Unteroffizier 2nd Nassau F.A.R. No 63
Replies: 14
Views: 5569

Re: Unteroffizier 2nd Nassau F.A.R. No 63

Congratulations John. A wonderful set, thank you for sharing :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: 13th HR Passing in Review
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: 13th HR Passing in Review

:bravo: Thank you for sharing, a nice picture
by Sandmann
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Wappen/Helmet Plates
Topic: Wappen of the Imperial Duchies
Replies: 6
Views: 685

Re: Wappen of the Imperial Duchies

Love it, thank you for sharing :bravo:
by Sandmann
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube M15
Replies: 25
Views: 843

Re: Pickelhaube M15

Personally, my vote goes for "Prussian Garde" wappen. If you look closely at the front of the helmet, (tape measure photo) you can see the shadow of the swept wing Model 1915 Garde wappen. Last, welcome to our forum Marc! :thumb up: You have really good eyes, looks really like the shape of a prussi...
by Sandmann
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube M15
Replies: 25
Views: 843

Re: Pickelhaube M15

A nice project. Hope you‘ll find a stamp and a Wappen with the correct dimensions. Welcome to the Forum :)
by Sandmann
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 8
Views: 508

Re: Hello from Germany

Welcome on board :bravo:
by Sandmann
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Stunning Wappen
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Stunning Wappen

Hello all, I just found this stunning Helmet on weitze.net. I love the Wappen... Just 8500€, maybe in another life :wink: 61CB1C08-73DF-4EF2-AEAC-F46DA2D44A1A.jpeg Source: www.weitze.net https://www.weitze.net/militaria/23/Hessen_Pickelhaube_fuer_einen_Reserve_Offizier_im_Leibgarde_Infanterie_Regime...
by Sandmann
Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Prussian Cavalry Officers Saddle
Replies: 5
Views: 526

Re: Prussian Cavalry Officers Saddle

Congratulations, it‘s a bargain, I think :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Kürassier Helmet ersatz
Replies: 49
Views: 4567

Re: Kürassier Helmet ersatz

Thank you John, a very interesting post.
The best comment came from Philippe: „„when you have a doubt, there are no doubts anymore"...Especially at this price level“
by Sandmann
Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Kürassier Helmet ersatz
Replies: 49
Views: 4567

Re: Kürassier Helmet ersatz

Hi Sandy, A famous one indeed... and a good reason to purchase it now: Halloween is approaching! Thank you for your answer, but my Halloween costume is already set :) I am not familiar with „Ersatz“-Helmets and I couldn't find negative posts about the dealer. Also individual parts like the cockades...
by Sandmann
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Kürassier Helmet ersatz
Replies: 49
Views: 4567

Re: Kürassier Helmet ersatz

Hello all, looking for a Lobster-Helmet I found a very unusual Cuirassier-„Ersatz“-Helmet out of felt. Has anybody seen one like this before? It doesn’t look like a fake for me, but I‘ve never seen one like this before. If anybody is interested, it seems to be still for sale... BCFCFA39-01EC-40C8-B5...
by Sandmann
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 12th Hussar Regt Officer's parade shabraque
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Re: 12th Hussar Regt Officer's parade shabraque

You‘re welcome :)
by Sandmann
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Hessian DR23/24 - Out of the Woodwork
Replies: 13
Views: 582

Re: Hessian DR23/24 - Out of the Woodwork

Congratulations to a nice Helmet :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 12th Hussar Regt Officer's parade shabraque
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Re: 12th Hussar Regt Officer's parade shabraque

A nice find :bravo:
May this will help you where the straps are for. Maybe for the Uptugs?

https://www.akg-images.de/archive/Konig ... S908T.html
https://www.pinterest.de/pin/117164027777977182/
by Sandmann
Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Leib-Kurassier Enlisted Cuirass
Replies: 14
Views: 594

Re: Leib-Kurassier Enlisted Cuirass

Oh boy, a really cool piece... congratulations :bravo: :bravo:
by Sandmann
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: ATLAS des Deutschen Reichsheeres, etc, etc
Replies: 7
Views: 367

Re: ATLAS des Deutschen Reichsheeres, etc, etc

Just found a copy on Ebay with Buy it now, so looking forward to getting it. It was reprinted in 1984, and that copy seams to be cheaper. James Hope you have more luck than me. I bought also a „ reprint“ of a Henckel-Atlas on ebay a few years ago, but what I got was a DVD with a scanned Book. At th...
by Sandmann
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Unkown regimental marking, any idea ???
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: Unkown regimental marking, any idea ???

I agree with Bob. In black/white you can see more clearly that it starts with „1.“ instead of „L“
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by Sandmann
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Reserve Artillery-Officer
Replies: 25
Views: 3274

Re: Reserve Artillery-Officer

Thank you Allen, I appreciate it :)
by Sandmann
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Two Austrian Dragoon helmets
Replies: 13
Views: 503

Re: Two Austrian Dragoon helmets

Wonderful Helmets, congratulations to these beauties :bravo:
by Sandmann
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Reserve Artillery-Officer
Replies: 25
Views: 3274

Re: Reserve Artillery-Officer

Thank you Steve, I‘m glad that you like it too :)
Unfortunately I had to restore one of the Chin-Scales because the previous owner fixed it with Tape, but now the glue of the Tape can‘t damage the materials of the Helmet anymore..
by Sandmann
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Reserve Artillery-Officer
Replies: 25
Views: 3274

Re: Reserve Artillery-Officer

Thanks Assia, I‘m also very happy with it :)
by Sandmann
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Gendarme à cheval, crest helmet.
Replies: 8
Views: 298

Re: Gendarme à cheval, crest helmet.

Really nice :bravo:
Was a plume worn with the mane? Or what was the little pocket on the side for?
by Sandmann
Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: My oldest helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 1057

Re: My oldest helmet

Impressive Helmets in wonderfull conditions :bravo:
by Sandmann
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet
Replies: 9
Views: 447

Re: Garde Kurassier Regiment Band Bass Trumpet

Agree, nice find. Congratulations :bravo:
by Sandmann
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Collection
Replies: 5
Views: 314

Re: Collection

Nice Helmets, thank you for sharing :bravo:
by Sandmann
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Interested in pickelhaubes, would appreciate opinions
Replies: 4
Views: 432

Re: Interested in pickelhaubes, would appreciate opinions

I‘m sorry, but I would abstain. The Oldenburg-Star looks like fake or somebody took an EM-Star and tried to cut out parts of the Crown to imitate an Officer-Star. It has lack of the fine details of an Oldenburg Officer-Star. Oldenburg-Helmets are rare items and therefore not cheap. If something appe...
by Sandmann
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: My 2 - 1/2 Year Project
Replies: 36
Views: 8490

Re: My 2 - 1/2 Year Project

Great Models, I‘m really impressed...Congratulations :bravo:
by Sandmann
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: HR 17 totenkopf and banderol, needed.
Replies: 13
Views: 580

Re: HR 17 totenkopf and banderol, needed.

Awesome Busbies, thank you for sharing :bravo:
by Sandmann
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Canadian Universal Pattern Helmet Named
Replies: 11
Views: 438

Re: Canadian Universal Pattern Helmet Named

Congratulations, a honorable decision :bravo:
by Sandmann
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: HR 17 totenkopf and banderol, needed.
Replies: 13
Views: 580

Re: HR 17 totenkopf and banderol, needed.

Beautiful fur...good luck for your search, hope you‘ll get it :thumb up:
by Sandmann
Mon Sep 07, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: Help Id'ing Reservistenbild unit
Replies: 4
Views: 509

Re: Help Id'ing Reservistenbild unit

Tony without Kaiser wrote:
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:24 am
2. Red straps with yellow 2, with black collar and cuffs would also indicate FAR Nr.2
http://www.kaisersbunker.com/cc/bw.htm
Isn‘t it a yellow „1“ on his shoulder?