restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

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restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:16 am

comrade sent here such an officer helmet for restoration. I'll try to revive him
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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:17 am

I will upload photos of the result of work as I move

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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by pickelhauben » Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:25 am

Not as bad as the other one.

The leather liner does not have the scallop edges .

I have not seen this before , possibly a post war add on ?

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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:33 am

pickelhauben wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:25 am
Not as bad as the other one.

The leather liner does not have the scallop edges .

I have not seen this before , possibly a post war add on ?
I think there were different options, I’ve already seen a similar one

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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by b.loree » Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:51 am

A war time casque with zinc fittings?
Remember, Pillage first THEN Burn ...

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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:08 am

b.loree wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:51 am
A war time casque with zinc fittings?
I have not yet disassembled the helmet. I don’t know yet, but it seems to me that brass

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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:55 am

b.loree wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:51 am
A war time casque with zinc fittings?
yes indeed it is zinc

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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:57 am

that's what happened
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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:59 am

chin belt collected from scales found on the battlefield
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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by pickelhauben » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:44 am

Wow What a difference.

Great job

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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:47 am

pickelhauben wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:44 am
Wow What a difference.

Great job
Thank you very much

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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sandmann » Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:38 pm

Looks great Sergey. Well done :bravo:
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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by b.loree » Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:16 am

Excellent results Sergei. well done! :thumb up:
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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sandmann » Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:17 am

Agree, a really good result. Congratulations :bravo:
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Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Post by Sergei1877 » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:26 pm

thanks for the good comments

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