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by Sergei1877
Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Well this bolt seems wrong to me. I've never seen wappens 'pierced' in their middle that way... The EM wappens (soldiers & NCOs) were fixed to the shell with leather tabs as per my previous photos; for the M1895 & M1915 models at least. yes, but the findings indicate that this option has be...
by Sergei1877
Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Hello Sergei, The eagle wappen should be held by 2 leather tabs/wedges to the body/shell as per the below photos: Reverse of a Prussian eagle wappen showing the 2 metal 'loops' where the leather tabs would go: http://i1101.photobucket.com/albums/g432/rony_kastoun/Militaria/PrussianWappen-InfantryEM...
by Sergei1877
Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Please tell me what kind of option attachment to the helmet eagle on brass bolt? There is some more information on the mounting?
by Sergei1877
Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:34 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

The restoration process Pickelhaube
by Sergei1877
Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Soviet Headgear
Replies: 9
Views: 7090

Re: Soviet Headgear

if you need the original Soviet hat or cap, please, I'll find you a free
Officer's cap is also not the USSR. The Soviets were less
by Sergei1877
Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: General Headgear
Topic: Soviet Headgear
Replies: 9
Views: 7090

Re: Soviet Headgear

Winter hat is not real - it's a fake
by Sergei1877
Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:58 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

edwin wrote:Good luck with restoring :D It seems like a tough challenge to me!

Best regards,

Edwin
Thank you for your support
the extent of restoration will give a report
by Sergei1877
Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:50 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

I bought this helmet and I want to restore
by Sergei1877
Mon Jul 09, 2012 2:34 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Rhomboid tanks
Replies: 5
Views: 3250

Re: Rhomboid tanks

Lugansk tanks were also under threat of destruction: the eyewitnesses, in the late 1950s, in the wake of criticism Voroshilov, received instructions to remove the tanks from the pedestals and give to the facility. However, at the initiative of the workers Lugansk Locomotive Plant, both tanks were du...
by Sergei1877
Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Rhomboid tanks
Replies: 5
Views: 3250

Re: Rhomboid tanks

Fighting vehicles took part in the civil war of 1918-1920, and Denikin's troops were engaged against the Red Army: The Government of the United Kingdom, among other weapons and uniforms, and put these tanks the White Guards. During the fighting machines were repulsed by the White Guards red. And in ...
by Sergei1877
Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Lviv was called Lemberg during ww1 and was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Lemberg was the scene of many bloody battles, including the Br, usilov offensive (see also Norman Stone's book on the Eastern front). The latter is painfully evident from the many interesting finds from these former bat...
by Sergei1877
Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Lviv was called Lemberg during ww1 and was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Lemberg was the scene of many bloody battles, including the Brusilov offensive (see also Norman Stone's book on the Eastern front). The latter is painfully evident from the many interesting finds from these former battl...
by Sergei1877
Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:56 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

The photos of the lead soldiers took me back to my wargaming days! =P~ It must be dificult to keep your son from playing with them all the time! Lucky kid! The son plays soldiers on a scale 1-32 his big collection of Soviet toy soldiers are no longer producing toys factory Now they are a rarity :)
by Sergei1877
Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

He lives in the city of Lviv What a very interesting group of pictures! Thank you. I don't know anything about coins but I agree with Ron–interesting stuff. There is nothing wrong with your translator. You can be understood with no problems. Please do not let language stop you from posting more pic...
by Sergei1877
Sun Mar 18, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Thanks to everyone in the placement of pictures

If you are interested please write to communicate [email protected]
[email protected]
by Sergei1877
Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Sorry for my English. I use the internet - a translator
Perhaps it takes is not quite right
by Sergei1877
Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:11 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Thanks for posting the photos Gus! Sergei, welcome to the Forum! Nice stuff your friend has unearthed! In which region was that and how come you also found antique coins? They seem pre-Christ era; what are they? In addition to thos coins, I particularly like the Russian Machine Gunner badge and you...
by Sergei1877
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:25 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

All the findings have found my friend Ray Slavik. He lives in the city of Lviv
by Sergei1877
Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: WWI
Topic: Russian archaeology
Replies: 45
Views: 14834

Re: Russian archaeology

Very interesting finds and I can understand the thrill of battlefield archeology however this also raises the question what if human remains are found? This seems to me quite conceivable and I would not be surprised if human remains were found together with the filtz containing a bullet hole throug...

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