Price List 1974

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Price List 1974

Post by b.loree » Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:11 pm

KAGGR#1 emailed this to me recently a snapshot of prices and how helmets were bought in 1974:
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Post by kaiser » Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:01 pm

Ooh i love those prices ,wish they where the same like back in the days


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Post by KAGGR#1 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:09 pm

that was part of a very nice collection that was

being sold for a Chicago collector .

He had to sell due to a divorce

that was only 1 of the lists sent out

He collected only Prussian helmets

but as you saw the early helmets too



My KAGGR# 1 officers parade miter came from

that collection ; $2,000 at that time
the #7 helmet Grenadier Regt 12 e m which is circled
I bought it and I still have it
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Post by b.loree » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:11 pm

Pictures of the officer KAGGR#1 mitre mentioned above. Thanks Steve!
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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:39 pm

Great stuff Steve.

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Post by badener » Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:07 pm

Keep in mind that the average salary in America in 1974 was a little over $8.000. :rr:
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Post by ottodog8 » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:25 am

I find these prices quite high for the time. Of course in the pre internet days helmets were a lot harder to find, but even allowing for that this is a very expensive price list. $300 for an M15 tschako? I bought an identical one in 2000 for $350. When I started working in the trades in 1974 a good carpenter made $5.00 an hour. $300 was a LOT of money.

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