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Post by 911car » Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:21 pm

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Not a recent find, but one of my favourite 1915 models. I show it here because this one is seldom seen.
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Post by Adler » Mon Jan 26, 2009 2:40 am

Not a recent find, but one of my favourite 1915 models. I show it here because this one is seldom seen.
What a stunning helmet you have there! It's also one of my favourites, but never had the chance to achieve one in beautiful condition. A rare helmet indeed...
Congratulations and thank you for showing this great helmet... and euhhhh you may show more pictures please :D


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Post by reservist1 » Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:51 am

Bruno: That is a great helmet. Thanks for posting the photo. Here is a photo of your helmet's "older brother". This one is marked to the fusilier bataillon of Fusilier Regiment 90.

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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:26 am

Both are great! I would love to have that M15

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Post by 911car » Mon Jan 26, 2009 1:20 pm

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Here is the inside. The BA number is quite blurry but still readable.

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Post by 911car » Mon Jan 26, 2009 1:40 pm

Thanks for your appreciation. What a beautiful helmet R1!
The guy I bought the M15 from had two helmets for sale. This one and a crappy bavarian M15. Unfortunately... the spikes had been inverted! He was a layman; he never wanted to take my word and change them back. I had to buy this terrible bavarian just to get the Mecklemburg M15 spike (what is the chance you will find another one in a lifetime?..).
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Post by spikeymikey » Mon Jan 26, 2009 2:57 pm

Bruno, whatever you paid it was well worth it! An utterly, sorry TWO utterly fantastic helmets. Thanks both of you.

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Post by reservist1 » Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:33 pm

I had to buy this terrible bavarian just to get the Mecklemburg M15 spike (what is the chance you will find another one in a lifetime?..).
Bruno: If you had not purchased both helmets you would still be looking for a fluted spike for the Mecklenburg helmet and probably never would find one. You were smart to buy both.

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Post by randy trawnik » Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:04 am

I don't comment much but all I can say is WOW. These are rarer than hens teeth. Congrats on the find.

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Post by Tony without Kaiser » Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:31 pm

randy trawnik wrote:// These are rarer than hens teeth.
Like these Randy?

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Those are two amazing helmets Bruno and R1. Congratulations. If R1 can show Bruno's M15s "older brother", perhaps I can show the "Grandfather"? A Model M1872 marked to GR90.

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Post by reservist1 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:29 pm

Tony: That is one nice helmet! The three make quite a family.

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Post by 911car » Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:28 pm

reservist1 wrote:Tony: That is one nice helmet! The three make quite a family.

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You are right, R1! And cousins may join...

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Post by Adler » Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:39 am

These are some rocker helmets :headbang: Now I have to become jealous :-P and pray [-o< to find a Meckeleburg as soon as possible!

greetings from Belgium,

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Post by b.loree » Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:42 pm

Fantastic helmets all round guys. WOW!!! Thanks for the postings and pics. Extremely rare helmets. Brian
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Post by JohnM » Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:59 pm

Awesome pieces guys! Thank you for sharing!

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Post by gregM » Thu Feb 05, 2009 11:29 am

Very Nice !!!!!!!!!
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Post by ww1czechlegion » Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:49 pm

Incredibly Nice Helmets Guys! Congratulations!!! :D :D :D

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Post by joerookery » Thu Jul 23, 2009 1:18 pm

Maybe the same as Tony's grandfather helmet???
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Post by rob6218 » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:43 pm

Tremendous haubes! These are really beautiful helmets, thanks for sharing and congrats to all you lucky owners!! :bravo:

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