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by pickelhauben
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: BADEN LANDWEHR SHAKO
Replies: 5
Views: 782

Re: BADEN LANDWEHR SHAKO

I can't help with the cocarde info but what a lovely helmet!!

Any traces were the cocarde should be ?

I have always wanted one of these
by pickelhauben
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 23
Views: 4718

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

WOW !!

Is the tin skull lined with leather ?

What a great piece as well as the felt !!!!

How hard I wonder would it have been to keep that on your head while riding a horse.

Even with the chin strap being worn.

Fashion vs function.
by pickelhauben
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: "My American Cousin"
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: "My American Cousin"

Arran wrote:
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:14 pm
Thank you. In the new year I'll start some threads in the General Headgear section on other non-German Pickelhaben from Chile, Argentina, Colombia etc. etc.
I would LOVE to see the pics !!!
by pickelhauben
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: "My American Cousin"
Replies: 11
Views: 1467

Re: "My American Cousin"

Nice collection of American helms.

Wow !!!
by pickelhauben
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Merry Christmas and a happy new year
Replies: 10
Views: 1306

Re: Merry Christmas and a happy new year

Thanks Amy

Merry Christmas to you and your family .

And to all of the haube collectors.
by pickelhauben
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Merry Christmas and a happy new year
Replies: 10
Views: 1306

Re: Merry Christmas and a happy new year

Thanks Amy

Merry Christmas to you and your family .

And to all of the haube collectors.
by pickelhauben
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Officer's Fuerst Helmet
Replies: 0
Views: 1163

Officer's Fuerst Helmet

I have a helmet up for sale with a checkered past. It is coming back to me because the plate was called a fake. The collector whom I got it from is probably one of the most honest collectors and dealers in our hobby . The story behind the plate is that it is a raw stamping and was never finished on ...
by pickelhauben
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop
Replies: 4
Views: 1317

Re: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop

To you guys who are interested.

I do take lay aways.
by pickelhauben
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop
Replies: 4
Views: 1317

Re: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop

I have to sale this thing .

One more price drop then it is off to e-bay.

$1,400 plus shipping.
by pickelhauben
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Tschapkas
Topic: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas
Replies: 23
Views: 4718

Re: Prussian Uhlans Tschapkas

Very Nice !!!!
by pickelhauben
Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Saxon shako
Replies: 9
Views: 1273

Re: Saxon shako

And the front bill is missing it's bead .
by pickelhauben
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Member's Collections
Topic: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton
Replies: 25
Views: 6500

Re: Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton

I love your collection.
by pickelhauben
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Going, but not gone yet (grin)!
Replies: 13
Views: 2729

Re: Going, but not gone yet (grin)!

Ohh

I have been needing to go to the doctor for years now.

This is a wake up call for me.
Hang in there.
by pickelhauben
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop
Replies: 4
Views: 1317

Oldenburg One Year Volunteer For Sale Price Drop

Things are not getting better so I have another one up for sale. A OYV or Sergeant's Oldenburg pickelhaube. It has 91 posts with screw stud rivets. Off style front and rear spine . The rear spine has a couple of dents in it right at the curve. NCO style non removable spike . Flat chinscales with one...
by pickelhauben
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Shako
Replies: 11
Views: 1393

Re: Shako

VERY NICE !!!
by pickelhauben
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Prussian Fusilier Model 1857/60
Replies: 9
Views: 1841

Re: Prussian Fusilier Model 1857/60

Very nice oldie !!
by pickelhauben
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Off Paymaster For Sale SOLD !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 782

Re: Off Paymaster For Sale

Sale pending .
by pickelhauben
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Off Paymaster For Sale SOLD !!!
Replies: 2
Views: 782

Off Paymaster For Sale SOLD !!!

I got this a while back off of ebay. It is now correct. As you can see in the pics it has a nice frosty plate and correct studs and short non removable spike. The silk has a tear in it and 3 of the silver posts are post war. It has a nice shape to it and very minor crazing. There is a small flat pun...
by pickelhauben
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Hessian 1890's Brass EM For Sale SOLD !!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1312

Hessian 1890's Brass EM For Sale SOLD !!!

Well things are not getting better around here , so I need to sell another one. I got this from AOK at the start of the year and paid $1,700 . I would like to make a little money on it so I am asking $1,900 OBO. Plus shipping. It is in VG shape with the usual bubble type crazing . Un touched. The C/...
by pickelhauben
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: Vulkanfiber Prussian Infantry Officer
Replies: 16
Views: 3337

Re: Vulkanfiber Prussian Infantry Officer

Forcing things never ends up good .
You should block it back to shape and let it set .

it takes years to deform but months to re-align.
by pickelhauben
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Silver Screw Studs or Stars
Replies: 1
Views: 1002

Re: Silver Screw Studs or Stars

Still looking for a set.
by pickelhauben
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: White Württemberg PB13
Replies: 20
Views: 3123

Re: White Württemberg PB13

Nice helmet with great markings
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Otto's social forum
Topic: Gus and Maggie visit
Replies: 16
Views: 3005

Re: Gus and Maggie visit

Gus in that Viking boat is comical.

Reminds me of Chuck.

Image

In the first pic , what is that thing ?

A lance with hand garde ?
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Sex in the Great War
Replies: 3
Views: 1609

Re: Sex in the Great War

300 waiting in a line .

YIKES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by pickelhauben
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: Generale
Replies: 21
Views: 2606

Re: Generale

Great score.

The cut out on the beak is something !!
by pickelhauben
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: My latest find - an officer Cavalry-Saber
Replies: 13
Views: 2781

Re: My latest find - an officer Cavalry-Saber

Great sword and display. Thanks for sharing.
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: model 1860?
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: model 1860?

I do like these old helmets !!!
by pickelhauben
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Silver Screw Studs or Stars
Replies: 1
Views: 1002

Silver Screw Studs or Stars

I need a set of 4 to complete a Off. Paymaster helmet.

Does anybody have a set that they can part with ?
by pickelhauben
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: WWI
Topic: Happy Sgt York Day
Replies: 2
Views: 1397

Re: Happy Sgt York Day

Happy Sgt York Day !!!

I loved the movie and have probably watched it about a dozen times over the years.

FWI

Ms Gracie in real life looked closer to the actress playing his mother in the movie.
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Brunswick EM for Sal
Replies: 12
Views: 2144

Re: Brunswick EM for Sal

Sold !!!
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Brunswick EM for Sal
Replies: 12
Views: 2144

Re: Brunswick EM for Sal

PM returned .
by pickelhauben
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts For Sale
Topic: Brunswick EM for Sal
Replies: 12
Views: 2144

Brunswick EM for Sal

Hey Guys I hate to have to sale this but things are not so good here in the NOLA area. So I am putting my 92 for sale $2200 ( OBO ) plus shipping. There is another for sale by a German dealar over $3,400 !!! This thing is cherry http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa62/pickelhauben/000_0887_zpsfwbtay...
by pickelhauben
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Weapons and Ordnance
Topic: Lewis Gun
Replies: 13
Views: 2787

Re: Lewis Gun

That is something that I would like to have as well.

Good going !
by pickelhauben
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: American Pickelhaube
Replies: 12
Views: 1902

Re: American Pickelhaube

Sooooo cool !!
by pickelhauben
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Basket Case Felts Wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 2835

Re: Basket Case Felts Wanted

Email returned
by pickelhauben
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Service Souvenirs
Topic: New Prussian Garde deskpiece
Replies: 9
Views: 4846

Re: New Prussian Garde deskpiece

Those are so cool !!!!!!
by pickelhauben
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: 1st of Hannover Dragoner Regiment #9
Replies: 32
Views: 14305

Re: 1st of Hannover Dragoner Regiment #9

As all have said a real beauty.

I would love to have this on my shelf.
by pickelhauben
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhauben for Enlisted men M15/M95
Replies: 11
Views: 1669

Re: Pickelhauben for Enlisted men M15/M95

VERY nice Ed !!


:thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up: For the grey Brunswick !!
by pickelhauben
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Pickelhauben & Parts Wanted
Topic: Basket Case Felts Wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 2835

Basket Case Felts Wanted

Hey Guys,

Does anybody have any basket case felts they want to part with ?

Tears are fine with me either grey or brass hardware.

Pieces missing are ok with me .

Still looking for more basket case uhlans as well.
by pickelhauben
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Dragoon/Dragoner Helmets
Topic: Another dragoon
Replies: 11
Views: 2502

Re: Another dragoon

Yes nice indeed !!

Would you mind telling us were you got it ?

Maybe we can get lucky too.
by pickelhauben
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Fake Saxon Wappen
Replies: 12
Views: 2042

Re: Fake Saxon Wappen

This is a tough one . I am certainly no expert but somethings look good and some not so. Good The stamping looks nice and crisp and are of brass . If it were copper that would be a big red flag . There are traces of silver on the back of the star . All of the silver was removed on the front possibly...
by pickelhauben
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Collector Stories
Topic: A Convoluted Deal.
Replies: 11
Views: 3196

Re: A Convoluted Deal.

Nice story.

Thanks for sharing.
by pickelhauben
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: FINALLY something to post.
Replies: 18
Views: 2703

Re: FINALLY something to post.

Yes a very nice Arty.
by pickelhauben
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube Restoration
Topic: Repairing A Felt Pickehaube
Replies: 16
Views: 4956

Re: Repairing A Felt Pickehaube

Thanks for the kind remarks
by pickelhauben
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: Prussian Pioneer Ersatz Felt Helme
Replies: 6
Views: 2140

Re: Prussian Pioneer Ersatz Felt Helme

Oooh a Pioneer felt .

Very nice !!

I tride to get on this post yesterday but was locked out.

I will be enjoying this new felt post .
by pickelhauben
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Ersatz Pickelhauben
Topic: Prussian Felt Helmet
Replies: 6
Views: 2423

Re: Prussian Felt Helmet

Clean looking felt.
by pickelhauben
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Steel Combat Helmets 1916- 1918
Topic: Garde M16 Helmet Surprise
Replies: 7
Views: 2928

Re: Garde M16 Helmet Surprise

Steve, I’m with you, I think only the one regiment wore them. Most of the ones I’ve seen have the company number on them. Also, if they were worn by an entire division, I would think they would be more common than they are. In my 50 years of collecting I have pulled many, many M16s out of attics, b...