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by Khukri
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: I need a little ID help
Replies: 12
Views: 2245

Re: I need a little ID help

Die Mutter der Kompanie/Batterie/Eskadron. Often makes you cry for mommy 8-)
by Khukri
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 16
Views: 3062

Re: Hello from Germany

Willkommen, welcome, welkom, bienvenue Ingo!
Everything you always wanted to know but never dared to ask about....Pickelhauben and other headgear!!!
Francis
Flanders
Belgium
by Khukri
Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Another marked dome plate or spike base plate
Replies: 6
Views: 1413

Re: Another marked dome plate or spike base plate

1914.Verkaufskontor Luckenwalder Hutfabriken G.M.B.H
by Khukri
Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: WWI German Lance Sling
Replies: 23
Views: 4167

Re: WWI German Lance Sling

Some great pictures (October 1914 reinforcements)-1. Großherzoglich Mecklenburgisches Dragoner-Regiment Nr. 17-Ludwigslust. See the brand on one of the horses. Different angles on the lance slings! Love these! -Nice to see the leather Lanzenschuh on the stirrups. -The man with the contrabas tuba (co...
by Khukri
Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: WWI German Lance Sling
Replies: 23
Views: 4167

Re: WWI German Lance Sling

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: WWI German Lance Sling
Replies: 23
Views: 4167

Re: WWI German Lance Sling

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by Khukri
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: WWI German Lance Sling
Replies: 23
Views: 4167

Re: WWI German Lance Sling

1.GUR
1stGarde Ulanen Regiment?
:thumb up:
This copy of the Instructions is for the Bavarian Cavalry!!
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by Khukri
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Pictures of Uhlans
Replies: 13
Views: 2973

Re: Pictures of Uhlans

Second picture: Photo Studio in Salzwedel: Standort: Ulanen-Regiment „Hennigs von Treffenfeld“ (Altmärkisches) Nr. 16 Perhaps this way of wearing the Fangschnur was special for this Regiment??? A famous Regiment ! Von Bredow's "Death Ride" - Totenrit: The Battle of Mars-La-Tour is also notable for o...
by Khukri
Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Königlich Sächsisches Garde-Reiter-Regiment
Replies: 9
Views: 2693

Re: Königlich Sächsisches Garde-Reiter-Regiment

Here it is!
Francis
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by Khukri
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Hermann Historica Auktion
Replies: 0
Views: 912

Hermann Historica Auktion

There is a Sächsischer Garde-Reiter Paradelöwe for auction.
Sure some of our fellow members will have a closer look on this pussy-cat.
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Königlich Sächsisches Garde-Reiter-Regiment
Replies: 9
Views: 2693

Königlich Sächsisches Garde-Reiter-Regiment

Dragoner08-Gunnar asked me to post some pictures of his grouping of the Königlich Sächsisches Garde-Reiter-Regiment: Francis http://i67.tinypic.com/hsm004.jpg http://i68.tinypic.com/2n6fxi.jpg http://i65.tinypic.com/sd0a6f.jpg http://i64.tinypic.com/1254d5e.jpg http://i68.tinypic.com/2zrjmoj.jpg htt...
by Khukri
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Gas!
Replies: 11
Views: 2520

Re: Gas!

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Completed Ulan #11 Officer
Replies: 22
Views: 4147

Re: Completed Ulan #11 Officer

Awesome! Great job! Love the patina on the Feldzeichen and the Fangschnur.
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: New member and Pickelhaube question
Replies: 19
Views: 2946

Checking

Dorus, Thanks for checking. Glad the Haarbusch is ok. No more Zippo-raids and sniffing!!! Sure there are fine experts on this forum to tell more. Sure you removed the Wappen. Check for the "Ghost" of the Wappen on the front of the skull. And the back of the Wappen; and the way the Gardestern is atta...
by Khukri
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: New member and Pickelhaube question
Replies: 19
Views: 2946

Re: New member and Pickelhaube question

Regarding the stamps: just wet your finger and whipe over it. With a bit of luck they become readable.
Regarding the red Haarbusch: is this nylon? Should be horsehair....

Thank you for sharing;
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Officer's grouping JzPf#10
Replies: 4
Views: 1315

Re: Officer's grouping JzPf#10

:thumb up:

What is the Brustabzeichen beneath the EK I ? AOK ???
Francis
by Khukri
Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Groupings
Topic: Rittmeister von Petersdorff
Replies: 15
Views: 2904

Re: Rittmeister von Petersdorff

:bravo: :bravo: :bravo:
Formidastic !!
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: General Site Information
Topic: Marketplace Clean Up
Replies: 2
Views: 1169

Re: Marketplace Clean Up

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:46 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 7. Thüringisches Inf.-Regt. Nr. 96 III Btl.
Replies: 28
Views: 4703

Re: 7. Thüringisches Inf.-Regt. Nr. 96 III Btl.

This surely is a rare bird ! :thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Prussian Garde Ulan Officer Restoration
Replies: 21
Views: 3585

Re: Prussian Garde Ulan Officer Restoration

Great job-again !
Thank you for sharing.
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: German Uniforms, Cloth Headgear & Accessories
Topic: A Landsturm oil cloth cap
Replies: 14
Views: 3917

Re: A Landsturm oil cloth cap

Top piece !
Francis
by Khukri
Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:41 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Completed Ulan #11 Officer
Replies: 22
Views: 4147

Re: Completed Ulan #11 Officer

Excellent !
Great job.
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints
Replies: 12
Views: 2464

Re: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints

The original books and prints are rare as hens teeth! Limited edition. Hope to find these....or at least scanned.
Mine is 2nd Lancers. Yours is 4th Regiment, isn't it Kris??
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Königs. Sächs. 1. Ulanen-Regt. Nr. 17…
Replies: 15
Views: 2840

Re: Königs. Sächs. 1. Ulanen-Regt. Nr. 17…

A fine Tschapka!
Bet you like this picture of a Sächsischer Ulan!
Francis
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by Khukri
Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Interesting article: but not an Officers Kürassier helmet!
Replies: 1
Views: 1586

Interesting article: but not an Officers Kürassier helmet!

Article: scroll down to see the pictures. Don't like the way this guy is pictured with this trophy helmet. The museum allowed this show? The reporter/photographer could/should have done this with much more respect! Francis http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3134644/Train-driver-realises-cousin-...
by Khukri
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: M95 Prussian vulcanfiber with rivets
Replies: 20
Views: 3491

Re: M95 Prussian vulcanfiber with rivets

Great find Karel!
Great pictures fellows!
Thank you.
Regards,
Francis
by Khukri
Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: My books
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: My books

My "Black Books": My translations of the J-L Larcade books. Those marked 1 & 2: English. Without markings: Dutch. Text only. The illustrations with translated captions in pdf only. Yep...took me some time! Had them bound in hardcover by our local Copycentre. The thin "Black Book" (a bit more to the ...
by Khukri
Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: It smells like....
Replies: 15
Views: 3092

Re: It smells like....

I had my share as a Kommandant of the Flugabwehrkanonenpanzer GEPARD.... And the fumes from the hydraulics. I notice this when using an elevator !! I prefered the smell of the gunsmoke of our 35mm KDA Oerlikon chainguns in the morning...
Francis
by Khukri
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: My books
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

My books

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by Khukri
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: My collection
Replies: 14
Views: 2932

Re: My collection

:thumb up:
Very nice !
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Feb 15, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Mecklemburg
Replies: 13
Views: 2588

Re: Mecklemburg

Aaaahhh, would love to have one of the 17th or 18th Dragoner in my collection, and a Kürassier nr 2 and a Ulanen Nr 9.
these guys stormed in Halen against Belgian Machine guns, infantry an dismounted Lancers and Guides.
Dream on man....dream on....
by Khukri
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Ulanen Regt No. 11 Officer Tschapka
Replies: 23
Views: 4591

Re: Ulanen Regt No. 11 Officer Tschapka

Excellent job !
Looking forward !

Francis
by Khukri
Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Ulanen Regt No. 11 Officer Tschapka
Replies: 23
Views: 4591

Re: Ulanen Regt No. 11 Officer Tschapka

J-L Larcade would have called this stiched dome a "football" pattern; I guess.
Francis
by Khukri
Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: My very first Tschapka - Garde Ulan - grey steel fittings
Replies: 16
Views: 2520

Re: My very first Tschapka - Garde Ulan - grey steel fitting

Fine Tschapka ! What are the measurments of the pavilion (square) ?

Garde Ulanen Regiment 1, 2 or 3

Before the 1915 (grey) GUR 1 and 3 had the "White/silver"" fittings. GUR 2 had the "Yellow/gold"

Francis
by Khukri
Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: 'Haubes around the house.
Replies: 19
Views: 2837

Re: 'Haubes around the house.

:thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Jan 12, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: What's a train battallion?
Replies: 7
Views: 1926

Re: What's a train battallion?

Mark, Train. Not to misunderstand: In this case: indeed- Supply and Support - the Logistics - the whole batch ! And yes: over longer distances or in case of heavy materials/supplies: the Eisenbahn / railway was used by the "Train" units. Horsedrawn carts and later trucks. Just to illustrate how comp...
by Khukri
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Another M15 Kurassier
Replies: 17
Views: 3599

Re: Another M15 Kurassier

Great helmet ! :thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Hessen-Kassel Garde du Corps Helmet
Replies: 4
Views: 1706

Re: Hessen-Kassel Garde du Corps Helmet

J-L Larcade Volume II: pages 111 and 112.
Indeed: the shape resembles the Prussian G d C helmets.

Francis
by Khukri
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Kürassier and JzP Lobstertail Helmets
Topic: Hessen-Kassel Garde du Corps Helmet
Replies: 4
Views: 1706

Re: Hessen-Kassel Garde du Corps Helmet

Some years ago we visited Schloss Friedrichstein at Bad Wildungen-near Kassel (Hessen-Germany) Great Hessen-Kassel exhibition. Here some Garde du Corps items. And an Infantry and Artillery helmet ! Bad photographer !!! Sorry. Francis http://i64.tinypic.com/vwvjhd.jpg http://i68.tinypic.com/b8ql21.jp...
by Khukri
Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?
Replies: 28
Views: 5383

Re: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?

:thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?
Replies: 28
Views: 5383

Re: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?

:eek: Aaaarghhh...Spikey: should you plan to get rid of your fine Sachsen Kugelhelm...just let me know.
Thank you !
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?
Replies: 28
Views: 5383

Re: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?

Jeremy, Just checked THE referencebook: "Die Deutsche Artillerie;1871 bis 1914"-Ulrich Herr and Jens Nguyen. I will not copy-paste: So: please do check out pages 344-359 for Bayerische FAR Lederhelme (convex scales) and the pages 486-471 for Bayerische Fußartillerie Lederhelme (Flat scales) "I learn...
by Khukri
Fri Jan 06, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?
Replies: 28
Views: 5383

Re: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?

Bavarian Fußartillerie Regimenter had flat chinscales as well. Are these helmets marked with Regts Numbers ?
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: 6th KR nickname?
Replies: 24
Views: 3968

Re: 6th KR nickname?

Kragenspiegel....
by Khukri
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Baron Von Richthofen
Replies: 8
Views: 2765

Re: Baron Von Ricktoffen

Rittmeister
by Khukri
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Kugelhelme/Artillerie
Topic: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?
Replies: 28
Views: 5383

Re: Anybody else loves artilleriehauben?

:thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up: Indeed...(after 32 years in the Artillery) I love these! Looking for a Sachsen and a Württemberger !
Francis
"Regis Ultima Ratio"
by Khukri
Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Garde Dragoner Regt Nr 2 reserve Offz
Replies: 9
Views: 1556

Re: Garde Dragoner Regt Nr 2 reserve Offz

Great ! I own an Offz Garde Dragoner Nr 2 (active Offz). Yours has all the silver wash still on. Do you have some detailed pics of the Wappen and the Garde Stern ?
Thank you !
Francis