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by JohnM
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Merry xmas
Replies: 14
Views: 2327

Re: Merry xmas

A very Merry Christmas to all of you and your loved ones!

John
by JohnM
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: New Bavarian OYV or NCO Helmet
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

Re: New Bavarian OYV or NCO Helmet

Very nice addition to your collection! You might want hold off on the Trichter as you might be spending money on something that might not fit.

John
by JohnM
Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.
Replies: 24
Views: 3330

Re: My latest addition, M15 Hessian.

Very, very nice addition to your collection! Well done!

John
by JohnM
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 2. Hannoversches Ulanen-Regt. Nr. 14 Officer
Replies: 8
Views: 2219

2. Hannoversches Ulanen-Regt. Nr. 14 Officer

Enjoy! https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49211003941_a84d87535c_k.jpg 14th Uhlan Off by John M , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49211005636_56e7583e35_k.jpg 14th Uhlan Off 2 by John M , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49211229902_984b748340_k.jpg 14th Uhlan Off 3 by Jo...
by JohnM
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Problems posting pictures?
Replies: 42
Views: 6035

Problems posting pictures?

Anyone else having problems with posting pictures?

Not a browser issue. Say Server Parsing issue.

John
by JohnM
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Pickelhaube for a Prussian line infantry officer
Replies: 17
Views: 2947

Re: Pickelhaube for a Prussian line infantry officer

Well done! Both are very nice!

John
by JohnM
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.
Replies: 18
Views: 3146

Re: M15 Garde, Eisen Bahn Regiment.

Coert,

That is wonderful! What a great addition to the collection. Thank you for sharing it with us.

John
by JohnM
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bavarian M87 3rd Infantry OR helmet
Replies: 16
Views: 3013

Re: Bavarian M87 3rd Infantry OR helmet

James,

Very, very nice! Well done!

John
by JohnM
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 32 Reich Kokarden
Replies: 10
Views: 1605

Re: 32 Reich Kokarden

James!

You hot the motherload! Congratulations on your treasure haul!

John
by JohnM
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Infantry Regt. Konig Wilhelm I (6. Wurtt) Nr. 124
Replies: 5
Views: 1371

Infantry Regt. Konig Wilhelm I (6. Wurtt) Nr. 124

All, Here we have the helmet that Brian was able to bring back to life coupled with the 124th waffenfrock and belt. Note the the Monogram epaulettes do not have the (I) underneath the W. This places this tunics use from March 3rd 1890 until Nov 6, 1891 when the (I) was authorized for use after Wilhe...
by JohnM
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Side view
by JohnM
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Side view
by JohnM
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Brian and All!

Here is the fruit of your labor! Wow!

I can't thank you enough!

John
by JohnM
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka UR13 (test)
Replies: 10
Views: 2290

Re: Tschapka UR13 (test)

Very, very nice!!! Thank you for sharing it with us and congrats on your first post!!!

John
by JohnM
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: CAVALRY HELMET
Replies: 14
Views: 2276

Re: CAVALRY HELMET

Amy,

Ditto to everyone who commented on the helmet. If you showed me this helmet in person I would break out in song... specifically...

A Flock Of Seagulls

I ran (so far away)

Lyrics:

And I ran
I ran so far away
I just ran
I ran all night and day
I couldn't get away

John
by JohnM
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: A new home for my collection
Replies: 30
Views: 7991

Re: A new home for my collection

Gus!!! I am completely flabbergasted! WOW, WOW, WOW!

What a fantastic collection and what a way to display them! Truly amazing!

John
by JohnM
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Absolutely amazing work Brian!!! You are indeed an artist! I can't wait to get it back together with it's uniform!

John
by JohnM
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for a pair of M91 Flat Infantry Silver Chinscales
Replies: 5
Views: 1563

Re: Looking for a pair of M91 Flat Infantry Silver Chinscales

Waaah! Thank you for looking out for me Amy! I appreciate it.

John
by JohnM
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Looking for a pair of M91 Flat Infantry Silver Chinscales
Replies: 5
Views: 1563

Looking for a pair of M91 Flat Infantry Silver Chinscales

Hello everyone,

On the off chance anyone has an extra pair I am looking to purchase these as per the picture below.

Thank you very much!

John
by JohnM
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My 1st pickelhaube a Bavarian reserve officer
Replies: 20
Views: 3277

Re: My 1st pickelhaube a Bavarian reserve officer

That is a fantastic first helmet! Congratulations and thank you for sharing it with us.

John
by JohnM
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Resurrection - Wappens
Replies: 22
Views: 6198

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Resurrection - Wappens

Tony,

My apologies but you will need to move those wappens somewhere else! My sarcophagus will be going where those cases are!

Absolutely fantastic!!! It is your crowning achievement for collecting!

John
by JohnM
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Garde du Korps helmet
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Re: Garde du Korps helmet

Amy, In my opinion this is a correct GdC helmet but it has been altered. One of the first things I noticed was that the right side M91 post is a replacement from a standard brass infantry pickelhaube. You can see that is a tooth shape instead of the correct tongue shape which is on the left side. Th...
by JohnM
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Lauenburgisches Jager Battalion No 9 - Officer
Replies: 9
Views: 2427

Lauenburgisches Jager Battalion No 9 - Officer

Gentlemen,

Here you have a Jager Officer grouping.

John
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by JohnM
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: 1th Grossherzog. Mecklenburgisches Dragoner Regiment Nr. 17N. 17
Replies: 27
Views: 4909

Re: 1th Grossherzog. Mecklenburgisches Dragoner Regiment Nr. 17N. 17

Absolutely fantastic!!!! Thank you for sharing! What a hard to find grouping!!!
by JohnM
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Front view
by JohnM
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Identified
by JohnM
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Markings
by JohnM
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Brian,

Here is my other 119. A brother to yours! Identified to boot.

John
by JohnM
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: JR 119 & 126
Replies: 50
Views: 10895

Re: JR 119 & 126

Awesome work and documenting Brian!!!! This is like reading a mystery novel! I can't thank you enough for all the effort you put into this art!!!

John
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Grenadier-Regt. Konigin Olga (1 Wurtt.) Nr. 119 EM
Replies: 7
Views: 1632

Re: Grenadier-Regt. Konigin Olga (1 Wurtt.) Nr. 119 EM

Model 1871 Picture 2
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Grenadier-Regt. Konigin Olga (1 Wurtt.) Nr. 119 EM
Replies: 7
Views: 1632

Re: Grenadier-Regt. Konigin Olga (1 Wurtt.) Nr. 119 EM

With the older Model 1871 hauber sans spike. (Anyone have a silver threaded spike they can sell me?) Both helmets are Kamer struck to the 119th on the back visor.
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Grenadier-Regt. Konigin Olga (1 Wurtt.) Nr. 119 EM
Replies: 7
Views: 1632

Grenadier-Regt. Konigin Olga (1 Wurtt.) Nr. 119 EM

Gentlemen,

Another grouping since I was taking pictures.

John
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109
Replies: 15
Views: 4430

Re: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109

Picture 5
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109
Replies: 15
Views: 4430

Re: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109

Picture 4
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109
Replies: 15
Views: 4430

Re: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109

Picture 3
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109
Replies: 15
Views: 4430

Re: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109

Picture 2
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: 1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109
Replies: 15
Views: 4430

1. Badisches Leib-Grenadier Regt Nr. 109

Gentlemen,

For you your viewing pleasure here is what I think is a tough to find grouping.

John
by JohnM
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Dragoner Regt Konig (2 Wurtt.) Nr 26 Uberrock
Replies: 5
Views: 1503

Dragoner Regt Konig (2 Wurtt.) Nr 26 Uberrock

Gentlemen,

May I present my Dragoner 26 Uberrock and Schirmmutze.

John
by JohnM
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My 1st pickelhaube a Bavarian reserve officer
Replies: 20
Views: 3277

Re: My 1st pickelhaube a Bavarian reserve officer

Excellent pickelhaube Scott! That is a fantastic helmet! Congrats!!!
by JohnM
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton
Replies: 25
Views: 6488

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton

I had the absolute honor of being able to visit the Kaiserbunker before the final parade! It was one one of the most memorable weekends of my life!

While I will miss it, I can't wait to see the new and improved Kaiser Super Bunker!

Go Tony!!!

John