Pickelhaube display and restorations

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Pickelhaube display and restorations

Post by USN » Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:36 pm

Hello,
I'd like to showcase my small beginner collection of pickelhauben as well as my restoration work. Hopefully you guys like it.
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My Baden 110th grenadier pickelhaube that I re-stitched the visors to and im currently looking for cockades
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Re: Pickelhaube display and restorations

Post by USN » Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:40 pm

My officers restoration
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Re: Pickelhaube display and restorations

Post by USN » Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:51 pm

My next project as well as a few other items
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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:17 pm

nice looking group, really like the Cover!

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Post by coert65 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:18 pm

Welcome, you have a nice start of a collection!
How are you going to deal with those holes in the Saxon M15?

Greetings, Coert.

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Post by b.loree » Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:26 pm

Welcome to the forum! Great stitch work. :thumb up: A warning though.....you may have 3 now but there will be more in your future! :D
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Re: Pickelhaube display and restorations

Post by USN » Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:14 pm

coert65 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:18 pm
Welcome, you have a nice start of a collection!
How are you going to deal with those holes in the Saxon M15?

Greetings, Coert.
Hopefully I'll be able to find a donor helmet that cant be saved that has those leather plugs but until then I honestly dont know what else could fix it

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Post by USN » Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:15 pm

b.loree wrote:
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Welcome to the forum! Great stitch work. :thumb up: A warning though.....you may have 3 now but there will be more in your future! :D
Thank you!

Also I have a lobster tail helmet and 2 more pickelhauben coming in the mail so the collection is on the rise plus another officers pickelhaube I am currently restoring

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Post by b.loree » Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:18 pm

Ha Ha!! You really do have Haubeitis, Navy and there is no known cure.
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Re: Pickelhaube display and restorations

Post by USN » Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:38 am

b.loree wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:18 pm
Ha Ha!! You really do have Haubeitis, Navy and there is no known cure.
I dont need one haha also sorry all for the sideways pictures I'll try and fix that next time around

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Post by Sandmann » Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:23 am

You are very ambitious. Looks good :)
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Post by pickelhauben » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:58 am

A nice start

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Post by Jaap Verduijn » Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:36 pm

Good stuff!
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Post by JohnM » Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:56 pm

Very, very nice! Great restoration work.

Thank you for sharing it with us!

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Post by USN » Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:37 pm

Took a new family photo of my newest pickelhauben as well as a pre war manufacture numbers matching luger to a saxon machine gun company I recently acquired. Hope you all enjoy!
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Post by stuka f » Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:46 pm

Very nice.
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Post by coert65 » Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:55 pm

Nice collection already! :)

By the way, I also saw the Iron Maiden beer bottle.. \:D/

Up the Iron's!
Keep up the good work! :bravo: :bravo:

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Re: Pickelhaube display and restorations

Post by USN » Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:20 pm

Will do! I have a few maiden items scattered around amidst my collection haha hopefully it all keeps growing

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