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by Khukri
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bavarian Pioneer Batl. 7
Replies: 8
Views: 814

Re: Bavarian Pioneer Batl. 7

Nr 7?
Thought there were four!
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 1345

Re: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Again jawdropping, superb photograph's!!!!!Chapter on the Prussian Generals-subchapter: Generals in the uniform of a Jäger Regiment zu Pferde: Kaiser Wilhelm II helmet. What can I say...One pic shows the detail of the special elastic band on the chinstrap. Seen on many of the Kaiser's helmets. from ...
by Khukri
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 1345

Re: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Indeed: I visited huis doorn as well...a pitty they show so few of his helmets and uniforms!!! but.... :thumb up: I loved the saddle chair!!!
Posted this one before: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ccxJvee_bo" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Francis
by Khukri
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 1345

Re: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Came today: An early Easter... or a late Christmas gift.. 2.9 Kilograms.
Excellent book!
by Khukri
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: And behold, a star rose in the East
Replies: 19
Views: 1631

Re: And behold, a star rose in the East

:bravo:
Such a beauty!!
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 7
Views: 565

Re: Happy New Year!

All the best for 2018!!!
Love this display!!!!
Francis
Flanders
Belgium
by Khukri
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Photo album
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: Photo album

Thank you.
Francis
by Khukri
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Items For Sale
Topic: Photo album
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: Photo album

Cavalry?
by Khukri
Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Happy new-year, and christmas.
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: Happy new-year, and christmas.

:thumb up:
by Khukri
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: M95 Baden 109 Leib Grenadier OR helmet
Replies: 27
Views: 1845

Re: M95 Baden 109 Leib Grenadier OR helmet

That is a real beauty!!!
:thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale
Replies: 9
Views: 1345

Verlag Militaria: Die deutschen Generale

Anyone owns this fine book?
In English or in German.
Many pics of the Kaiser's "collection" in Huis Doorn in the Netherlands.
Kept hidden. Never on display!! A shame.... :-?
Francis

https://www.militaria.at/Book.aspx?book ... anguage=de" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Khukri
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 4255

Re: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration

Great job!
Back then: the sewing machine was more like a chainsaw...
Return it to the factory: money back!!
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka
Replies: 24
Views: 1968

Re: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka

Real interesting details Tony! Wow! :thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up:
Thanks for sharing!
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 4255

Re: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration

Indeed great patina!!
Thank you Steve for this info on King Leopold II.
Would you mind to post some pics of these shoulder boards?
Thank you!
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Belgian infantry colonel belongings
Replies: 10
Views: 856

Re: A Belgian infantry colonel belongings

Very interesting!!
:thumb up:
Francis
by Khukri
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment
Replies: 18
Views: 1097

Re: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment

:thumb up:!
by Khukri
Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment
Replies: 18
Views: 1097

Re: Tschapka Ulanen 2 Garde Regiment

:thumb up:

Very nice!
Thank you for sharing!
Would you mind to post a pic of the liner?

Thank you!
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Parade busch and funnel (Trichter)
Replies: 11
Views: 1239

Re: Parade busch and funnel (Trichter)

Excellent! ???Would there be another leather disc beneath this brass part to prevent its sharp edges from cutting the hairs??? No need to take it off...well...if you insist to do so...go ahead with your screwdriver... :-? ...this is a joke of course. I guess: I would NEVER dare to go that far in dis...
by Khukri
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Parade busch and funnel (Trichter)
Replies: 11
Views: 1239

Re: Parade bush with spike

Not called spike! In German: Haarbusch "Trichter" (funnel) Looks like Yack hair (For officers). OR would have the horsehair Haarbusch. Like this piece. Do you mind to post a picture of the other side of the detached Haarbusch (leather disc) ? Thank you! This part is a translation from the French Uni...
by Khukri
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Dienstspitze and base for J z Pf Officers helmet
Replies: 0
Views: 679

Dienstspitze and base for J z Pf Officers helmet

For sale: Dragoner08 asks me to post the pictures and information on his well preserved, complete Dienstspitze and base for a Jäger zu Pferde Officers helmet. Price: 800,- Euro. Contact: Email: "[email protected].de" Francis http://i64.tinypic.com/dfwu1z.jpg http://i63.tinypic.com/w1zq5x.jpg http://i...
by Khukri
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration
Replies: 54
Views: 4255

Re: Dragoner Regt 16 Restoration

Another nice job! Love the Wappen!! 27th August 1907: King Albert I of Belgium became Regimentschef to this Regiment! This is his helmet: Kokarden and Wappen are covered with a thin black fabric (silk?) mourning veil. (picture taken in the Brussels Army Museum 2014) Francis http://pickelhaubes.com/b...
by Khukri
Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka
Replies: 24
Views: 1968

Re: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka

Thank you Tony!! I will for you Francis. Give me a week or three. All of your photo requests are really interesting on this Tschapka. Excellent!!! Love this one. Would you mind to show us the side view of the right side: Reichskokarde and the way how the tin top is attached to the Tschapka shell??? ...
by Khukri
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka
Replies: 24
Views: 1968

Re: A Frosty Ulanen Ersatz Tschapka

Excellent!!! Love this one.
:thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up:
Would you mind to show us the side view of the right side: Reichskokarde and the way how the tin top is attached to the Tschapka shell??? (Inside an outside).
Sorry for this Tony!!!
Thank you!
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Belgian Army. WW I: Vol 2 Portable Service Weapons
Replies: 0
Views: 539

Belgian Army. WW I: Vol 2 Portable Service Weapons

Band 2: Belgian Army in the Great War-Weapons
In either Dutch-French-German-English!!!

https://www.militaria.at/Book.aspx?book ... anguage=de" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by Khukri
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: Verlag Militaria: Pioniere-Verkehrstruppen-Train
Replies: 2
Views: 644

Verlag Militaria: Pioniere-Verkehrstruppen-Train

Another fine book! (On my WANTED list)...
https://www.militaria.at/Book.aspx?book ... anguage=de" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Deutsch and English

Francis
by Khukri
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Ulan Regt. 1,2,3 Officer Tschapka
Replies: 56
Views: 9307

Re: Ulan Regt. 1,2,3 Officer Tschapka

Great job! Love Tschapki!!!!
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Spikes you said....?
Replies: 15
Views: 1623

Re: Spikes you said....?

:thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up:
by Khukri
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Spikes you said....?
Replies: 15
Views: 1623

Re: Spikes you said....?

Kris,
Noticed this one as well!!! :)
Francis
by Khukri
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Ulan Regt. 1,2,3 Officer Tschapka
Replies: 56
Views: 9307

Re: Ulan Regt. 1,2,3 Officer Tschapka

Great job! This looks like neurosurgery !!!
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Pickelhaube 5 Garde Regiment
Replies: 22
Views: 2872

Re: Pickelhaube 5 Garde Regiment

???Kass???? Seems that it must be a short name. And the ink went through the paper label! The "K" I think!
Nice helmet. Great set of stamps/markings!!!!
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Offz pickelhaube with silver eagle
Replies: 12
Views: 1231

Re: Offz pickelhaube with silver eagle

(Ersatz) Detachement Ersatz Reserve Pionier Bataillion 7 ???
by Khukri
Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Ostasiatiche brigade
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: Ostasiatiche brigade

The leather on this Tschako is painted green. Not dyed. M.G.A.Tschako: tawny dyed leather.
by Khukri
Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Ostasiatiche brigade
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: Ostasiatiche brigade

What stamps ? O.B.B. ? Would be strange that it would have a Gardestern in the O.B.B.!!!
by Khukri
Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Ostasiatiche brigade
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: Ostasiatiche brigade

Die Ostasiatische Besatzungsbrigade: -O.B.B.- As there was no MG-Abteiling in the O.B.B. "as such": the MG crews will have been integrated in the O.B.B. Sub-unit. Thus wearing the helmet and the uniform of this sub-unit. Not the Tschako. And yes: J-L-Larcade: Volume 1-page 108: the man on the right...
by Khukri
Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: 2nd Regiment Currasier Helm For Sale
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: 2nd Regiment Currasier Helm For Sale

Is the shell treated like a Jäger zu Pferde helmetshell or just painted?

Thank you,
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: 2nd Regiment Currasier Helm For Sale
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: 2nd Currasier For Sale

Thank you for this info!
by Khukri
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: 2nd Regiment Currasier Helm For Sale
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: 2nd Currasier For Sale

Are there stamps in the helmet shell:-size-unit-Kammernummer ??
Thank you,
Francis
by Khukri
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Leib-Husaren Regt. Nr.1 Interims Attila and Schirmmütze
Replies: 15
Views: 2004

Re: Leib-Husaren Regt. Nr.1 Interims Attila and Schirmmütze

Love this one Tony!!
Francis
by Khukri
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Pickelhaube and Imperial German Reference Books
Topic: New Book Aug. 17 , 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

Re: New Book Aug. 17 , 2017

Great work Jim!!!

Francis
by Khukri
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Reposting my Bavarian 1873 Tschapka
Replies: 8
Views: 1848

Re: Reposting my Bavarian 1873 Tschapka

Love this one! Great patina!
Francis
by Khukri
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Garde Eisenbahn Officer Restoration
Replies: 29
Views: 4577

Re: Garde Eisenbahn Officer Restoration

Wow!!! My 2.Garde Dragoner Offz would need a nice make over!!!
Thank you for sharing! Gooooooood job!!

Francis
by Khukri
Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints
Replies: 12
Views: 2555

Re: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints

5th Lancers Regiment was a newly formed Regiment: 11th Nov 1913. The Standard was presented to this Regiment August 12th 1914 by the Commander Cav Div-The morning of the "Battle of the Silver Helmets". The distinctive colors changed in 1914 (never been executed-except for some Officers) -Ammarant fo...
by Khukri
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints
Replies: 12
Views: 2555

Re: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints

:thumb up:
Nice find Kris!!

Francis
by Khukri
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints
Replies: 12
Views: 2555

Re: Belgian M1863 Lancers Tschapka prints

August 12th 1914: Halen-Belgium: Fourth and Fifth Lancers Regiments-2nd Cav Bde-Cav Div. Were deployed near Halen. Dismounted. Against the German 4th Kav Div. http://i61.tinypic.com/ay0bki.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; We have a brief report: Personal testimony of Lt Robin, 1st ...
by Khukri
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: German translation?
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Re: German translation?

Check PM!

Francis
by Khukri
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Belgium-Halen-August 1914 Battlefield museum
Replies: 18
Views: 3044

Re: Belgium-Halen-August 1914 Battlefield museum

There are reports of civilians scavenging the battlefield just after the fights. They were after the officers purses with gold coin... And... it was not wise to keep trophies at home during German occupation...(WW I and WW II).
by Khukri
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Anatomy of a Chin Scale #2
Replies: 20
Views: 2826

Re: Anatomy of a Chin Scale #2

Indeed Top !!!! :thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up: