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by Khukri
Sat May 27, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Tin "kit" helmets
Replies: 6
Views: 1543

Re: Tin "kit" helmets

This is the translation: ("One of the Companies...."...) J-L Larcade Volume I: -Certain committees of the Bekleidungs Ämbter/outfitters asked manufacturers to produce a helmet: in all points equal to the model 1895; BUT more protective; made from Stahlblech rather than leather. -One of these metal h...
by Khukri
Tue May 23, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Auction in Paris - May 20
Replies: 14
Views: 2806

Re: Auction in Paris - May 20

Yes, thank you for the info. Tricky one this number 1....the embroidery...pfff...an order to be delivered to Huis/house Doorn in 1920???
***But...I liked the Ku Nr 2 (Nr 56). You have to hold it in your hands of course...
I like the liner-double string!
by Khukri
Mon May 22, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: 1867 Spineless Saxon Rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 3783

Re: 1867 Spineless Saxon Rebuild

Well done! :thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Sun May 21, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Auction in Paris - May 20
Replies: 14
Views: 2806

Re: Auction in Paris - May 20

Any idea on the results for Number 1 and Number 56???
Thank you!
Francis
by Khukri
Fri May 19, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Auction in Paris - May 20
Replies: 14
Views: 2806

Re: Auction in Paris - May 20

Number One in this catalogue: discribed as a helmet that belonged to the Kaiser...With the ticket that says:"Quittungs-Verzeichnis"-"An den Garderobe-Intendant.....???...Haus Doorn. Wilhelm II came to live in Huis Doorn/Holland...15th May 1920!!! ...What does this mean? That the delivery never arriv...
by Khukri
Fri May 19, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Auction & Show News
Topic: Auction in Paris - May 20
Replies: 14
Views: 2806

Re: Auction in Paris - May 20

You mean Soissons....about 100 Kilometers NE of Paris?
:-? I Wish I could....

Have you noticed the Number 56 in their catalogue? Have you seen the detailed pictures? Love that one!!!
Francis
by Khukri
Sun May 14, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: My 2 - 1/2 Year Project
Replies: 32
Views: 4611

Re: My 2 - 1/2 Year Project

:bravo:
by Khukri
Fri May 12, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Fernglas mit Tasche
Replies: 11
Views: 2020

Re: Fernglas mit Tasche

:thumb up:
Nice piece Kris!
by Khukri
Wed May 10, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Raupenhelm
Replies: 14
Views: 2590

Re: Raupenhelm

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Wed May 10, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: French 1st Empire Officer's Shako
Replies: 6
Views: 2230

Re: French 1st Empire Officer's Shako

Fine Shako!!! and....
Watch this! Put your speakers on! Well made!
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by Khukri
Wed May 03, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Belgian M15 adrian, but light version
Replies: 18
Views: 3034

Re: A Belgian M15 adrian, but light version

A nice helmet Kris!!
by Khukri
Wed May 03, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 12
Views: 3226

Re: Introduction

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Mon May 01, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Garde Dragoner Officer Restoration
Replies: 25
Views: 4920

Re: Garde Dragoner Officer Restoration

Speechless...when the Haubenwhisperer is at work!!!
:thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up:
by Khukri
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Mecklemburg 1915
Replies: 15
Views: 3318

Re: Mecklemburg 1915

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: I need a little ID help
Replies: 12
Views: 2350

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: 3373

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: 1535

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: 4584

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: 4584

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: 4584

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: 4584

Re: WWI German Lance Sling

1.GUR
1stGarde Ulanen Regiment?
:thumb up:
This copy of the Instructions is for the Bavarian Cavalry!!
Image
by Khukri
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Pictures of Uhlans
Replies: 13
Views: 3194

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: 3051

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: 1020

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: 3051

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: 2745

Re: Gas!

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Completed Ulan #11 Officer
Replies: 22
Views: 4602

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: 3139

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: 3139

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: 1458

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: 3183

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: 1252

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: 5201

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: 3887

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: 4238

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: 4602

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: 28
Views: 3096

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: 3141

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: 1673

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: 3802

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: 1322

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: 3378

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: 1322

My books

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by Khukri
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: My collection
Replies: 14
Views: 3167

Re: My collection

:thumb up:
Very nice !
Francis