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restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:16 am
by Sergei1877
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

Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:17 am
by Sergei1877
I will upload photos of the result of work as I move

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:25 am
by pickelhauben
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 ?

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:33 am
by Sergei1877
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

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:51 am
by b.loree
A war time casque with zinc fittings?

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:08 am
by Sergei1877
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

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:55 am
by Sergei1877
b.loree wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:51 am
A war time casque with zinc fittings?
yes indeed it is zinc

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:57 am
by Sergei1877
that's what happened

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:59 am
by Sergei1877
chin belt collected from scales found on the battlefield

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

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

Great job

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:47 am
by Sergei1877
pickelhauben wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:44 am
Wow What a difference.

Great job
Thank you very much

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:38 pm
by Sandmann
Looks great Sergey. Well done :bravo:

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:16 am
by b.loree
Excellent results Sergei. well done! :thumb up:

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:17 am
by Sandmann
Agree, a really good result. Congratulations :bravo:

Re: restoration of an officer helmet No. 1

Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:26 pm
by Sergei1877
thanks for the good comments