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by ebeeby
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: A very special trench knife
Replies: 15
Views: 5499

Re: A very special trench knife

Amazing find!
by ebeeby
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: First model Water Can
Replies: 14
Views: 8957

Re: First model Water Can

I'd like one of those! Have never seen one in the flesh...
by ebeeby
Sun Jul 03, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: German trench club
Replies: 11
Views: 3176

Re: German trench club

Nice one! I have the hob nail version...they all have a certain, um, darkness about them!
by ebeeby
Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Ross M-10 Mk III Rifle
Replies: 11
Views: 3017

Re: Ross M-10 Mk III Rifle

Nicest Ross I've ever seen - a much (incorrectly) maligned rifle.
by ebeeby
Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Some nice color photos
Replies: 0
Views: 4279

Some nice color photos

new to me...


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by ebeeby
Mon May 23, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: WW1 Belgian trench knives
Replies: 5
Views: 2894

Re: WW1 Belgian trench knives

Wow! Thanks for sharing - very rare in these parts..
by ebeeby
Wed May 18, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Found in packing wrapped around a book from Norway
Replies: 17
Views: 4167

Re: Found in packing wrapped around a book from Norway

Hope you bought a lottery ticket!

Thanks for sharing.
by ebeeby
Sat May 07, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65396

Re: MG08/15

'nother question for you MG08/15 veterans: Got a field strip lesson from the resident elder guru. He had concern that the ejection tube was missing. It does look like a tube had once come out and was screwed or welded in place. On the inside of the receiver, there is a milled piece "fronting " the e...
by ebeeby
Thu May 05, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: In perfect condition !
Replies: 23
Views: 7386

Re: In perfect condition !

Some day.....some day......

Congrats!
by ebeeby
Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65396

Re: MG08/15 and MG08 barrel interchangeability

MG1918 wrote:
ebeeby wrote:Are MG08 and MG08/15 barrels interchangeable?
They are the same barrel, identical. just check the 'front end' for the 08/15 for a screw on cap, which comes off.
Mark
Thanks!
by ebeeby
Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG08/15
Replies: 133
Views: 65396

Re: MG08/15 and MG08 barrel interchangeability

Are MG08 and MG08/15 barrels interchangeable?
by ebeeby
Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Kaiserliche Marine
Topic: Kaiserliche Marine
Replies: 20
Views: 8322

Re: Kaiserliche Marine

Thanks for sharing!
by ebeeby
Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Army museum Brussels
Replies: 14
Views: 7854

Re: Army museum Brussels

Wow!
by ebeeby
Wed Mar 09, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Imperial German Cavalry Ceramic Souvenir , 1915
Replies: 4
Views: 1874

Re: Imperial German Cavalry Ceramic Souvenir , 1915

Cool piece - have never seen one like it.
by ebeeby
Sat Mar 05, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: Donate to the Forum Server Fees
Topic: FORUM DONATIONS 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 13624

Re: FORUM DONATIONS 2016

Thanks for the reminder, and for all that you do do. :)
by ebeeby
Sat Mar 05, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Identification Needed: Shell Casings
Replies: 3
Views: 2012

Re: Identification Needed: Shell Casings

3.7cm indeed, one from 1918, one from 1917.
by ebeeby
Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Imperial butcher
Replies: 2
Views: 1939

Re: Imperial butcher

That one's been there!
by ebeeby
Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Demag grabendolch / trench knife
Replies: 14
Views: 4359

Re: Demag grabendolch / trench knife

KAGGR#1 wrote:ebeeby ;

What is the black streamer in your photo ?
From the flag of a veterans group
or a funeral sash ?
I have not seen an Imperial one before .
Thanks
Steve
I think it is a funeral sash for a shooting club member (and veteran)

Hans Mehr, or Wehr
by ebeeby
Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.
Replies: 15
Views: 4081

Re: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.

Well, I suppose at this stage, it will make a good feldzug mannequin....
by ebeeby
Sun Feb 21, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.
Replies: 15
Views: 4081

Re: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.

So Brian, is it a tacked on visor? Recommendations for this helm (if any) ?
by ebeeby
Sun Feb 14, 2016 12:22 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.
Replies: 15
Views: 4081

Re: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.

For Brian


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Chin strap pin

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by ebeeby
Fri Feb 12, 2016 10:51 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.
Replies: 15
Views: 4081

Re: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.

Anyone have an extra Preuss Uhlan plate? :)
by ebeeby
Fri Feb 12, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.
Replies: 15
Views: 4081

Bad photos, bad example, but the first square top.

Comments, input welcome. Have some leather glue on the way to make a repair on the back side of the chin strap. Any recommendations from Brian? http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy162/ebeeby2010/WWI/four_zpsrvwtt2go.jpg http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy162/ebeeby2010/WWI/three_zpsbbheniiq.jpg h...
by ebeeby
Wed Feb 03, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Superb Preußen Eigentumsstück Jäger Tschako
Replies: 13
Views: 3993

Re: Superb Preußen Eigentumsstück Jäger Tschako

J.LeBrasseur wrote:Another great find Tony, that wappen is to kill for

James

+1
by ebeeby
Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Demag grabendolch / trench knife
Replies: 14
Views: 4359

Re: Demag grabendolch/trench knife

Here's one "in action"

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by ebeeby
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Demag grabendolch / trench knife
Replies: 14
Views: 4359

Re: Demag grabendolch/trench knife

Nice one with LOTS of paint.
by ebeeby
Fri Jan 29, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier
Replies: 14
Views: 6061

Re: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier

Eric, I checked all "Zanders" in the "Verlustlisten" (70 guys) but could not find a single Zanders with nickname Alexander and no Zanders at all native from Frankfurt.... :| Are you sure about the nickname and the orthograph of "Zanders"? Do you know his unit? Philippe :) Philippe - Whoops - is Ver...
by ebeeby
Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Cpl Hitler's service record
Replies: 0
Views: 3536

Cpl Hitler's service record

Can anyone read/translate the records attached in this thread?

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by ebeeby
Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier
Replies: 14
Views: 6061

Re: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier

Philipe - That is very kind and thoughtful of you to do that search! I will report the results to the grand-daughter and press on naming conventions...

Kind regards,
Eric
by ebeeby
Wed Jan 27, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: nice link
Replies: 14
Views: 7830

Re: nice link

all I know is "toot sweet" :)
by ebeeby
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: nice link
Replies: 14
Views: 7830

Re: nice link

Wish I could read French....
by ebeeby
Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: Shoulder Straps / Schulterklappen
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Dunkelblau Shoulder Straps
Replies: 26
Views: 20832

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Dunkelblau Shoulder Straps

Very impressive way to display! Thanks for sharing!
by ebeeby
Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: 1914 Ersatz Bayern (Bavaria) Filzhelm
Replies: 11
Views: 4789

Re: 1914 Ersatz Bayern (Bavaria) Filzhelm

Adler wrote:Looks like a really nice one Chuck! Do you have more pictures please, like interior and so?

Adler
+1 :thumb up:
by ebeeby
Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: A few stirnpanzers...
Replies: 37
Views: 16205

Re: A few stirnpanzers...

Can you tell me if all of them have maker marks or stamping on them? Or are any of them unmarked? I don't really know much about them and wondered how you could tell a real one from a fake one. Cheers. May be anecdotal, but the originals were hardened and have a distinct RING when held by a string ...
by ebeeby
Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: thanks to a law abiding citezen.
Replies: 3
Views: 3505

Re: thanks to a law abiding citezen.

I assume it is de-activated? Who is the maker and what is the serial number?
by ebeeby
Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 15cm shell for a Krupp M16 kanone
Replies: 15
Views: 3397

Re: 15cm shell for a Krupp M16 kanone

they are fun to collect!

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by ebeeby
Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier
Replies: 14
Views: 6061

Re: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier

Glenn - Hmmmm. Good input. Any Zanders listed?
by ebeeby
Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier
Replies: 14
Views: 6061

Re: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier

Anyone? Buehler? Anyone?
by ebeeby
Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Reproduction or NOT ??
Replies: 19
Views: 7383

Re: Reproduction or NOT ??

Dontcha love it when a plan comes together!

Well done all!!
by ebeeby
Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier
Replies: 14
Views: 6061

Help with Jewish Imperial German soldier

Long story short, I was able to help a family whose grandfather had been awarded the EK I and II during WWI but had them revoked by the Nazis. He had saved the regiment from a gas attack while on guard duty (so the story goes) on the Eastern Front in the Great War. Can anyone help with any additiona...
by ebeeby
Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: MG 08 maintenance
Replies: 77
Views: 25631

Re: MG 08 maintenance

kaiser wrote:where do you even find these nice foto's
that 'thing' mountet on the front of the mg what is that
is that for cooling or anything

jonas
Maybe a kind of flash suppressor?
by ebeeby
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: New Mauser in the collection
Replies: 41
Views: 9639

Re: New Mauser in the collection

Nice! Thanks for sharing!
by ebeeby
Sat Dec 12, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Back from the Dead: Preußen Neusilber Tschako
Replies: 24
Views: 6404

Re: Back from the Dead: Preußen Neusilber Tschako

Nice to see you back!
by ebeeby
Fri Dec 11, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: Help with shoulder board ID
Replies: 1
Views: 2126

Re: Help with shoulder board ID

It would make sense that it is fire department, though I've never seen one before. Nice find!
by ebeeby
Wed Dec 02, 2015 10:55 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Officer Garde Reserve Landwehr helmet
Replies: 21
Views: 4972

Re: Officer Garde Reserve Landwehr helmet

Thanks for sharing!
by ebeeby
Sat Nov 28, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Is this wound badge real or fake?
Replies: 2
Views: 1257

Re: Is this wound badge real or fake?

I have seen only 3 or 4 wound badges in gold, and they all had quite a bit of "age" on them unlike this example.
by ebeeby
Fri Nov 27, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Were any of the EKII makers Jewish companies?
Replies: 3
Views: 3384

Re: Were any of the EKII makers Jewish companies?

Thanks for the moral support Joe. Some of the makers names *sound* vaguely Jewish to a "goy" like me. Surely with the long history of Jewish excellence in the jewelry trade, one or more of the makers was a Jewish company.... Maybe I should have a Jewish friend look over the list and tell me which th...
by ebeeby
Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Medals, Badges, Awards
Topic: Were any of the EKII makers Jewish companies?
Replies: 3
Views: 3384

Were any of the EKII makers Jewish companies?

Long story short, a Jewish Great War German soldier named Allen (spelling?) Zanders Zanders earned the EKII. The Nazis took it away from him. His (great?) grand-daughter got in contact with me to get a replacement. Apparently she still travels to Germany and has asked the current government for a re...