Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton

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Kaiser's Bunker Farewell to Fredericton

Post by Tony without Kaiser » Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:43 pm

The end of an era. After 22 years in this beautiful small city of Fredericton New Brunswick, we are moving away to a new home in a different city.

In preparation, I have been packing for several months. All the Royal Flying Corps, CEF (Canadian 1st War), steel helmets, Pickelhaube Wappens, edged weapons etc. have all been packed. The final pack was the Imperial German rooms. And this is the big weekend.

I knew the new house could not accommodate my entire collection, so I over the last two years I have sold 44 Uniforms, 53 Helmets, and 57 cloth caps. What you see in the photos below are what remains. My favourites.

Years back, I worked at the Combat Training Centre HQ, and the Commanding officer once told me; "If you are being run out of town, you might as well head to the front and make it a parade".

So we held a final parade. :salute:

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Kaiser: 09 July 1997 - 12 October 2010.
Nina: 23 April 2002 - 31 July 2015.
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Post by b.loree » Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:01 pm

Truly the end of an era and the beginning of another life chapter. Despite recent sales, The Bunker Collection remains World Class! Congratulations on the move and the new house. All the best. :thumb up:
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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:50 pm

Nice Tony, can hardly wait to see the new man cave or caves!

Good luck on the move.

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Post by Tony without Kaiser » Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:47 pm

J.LeBrasseur wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:50 pm
/ Nice Tony, can hardly wait to see the new man cave or caves! /
Looking forward to your visit!
Kaiser: 09 July 1997 - 12 October 2010.
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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:12 pm

Tony without Kaiser wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:47 pm
J.LeBrasseur wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:50 pm
/ Nice Tony, can hardly wait to see the new man cave or caves! /
Looking forward to your visit!
I know, need to make it happen sometime!

Nice to know I am still welcome!

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Post by badener » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:49 pm

:headbang:
It must be a Bavarian. They always smell the worst!

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Post by JzPf » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:12 pm

Tony,

Well done on your final parade!
Good luck on the move, perhaps you can post photos of your new man cave after you get it set up.
Cheers

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Post by ebeeby » Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:17 pm

Are you moving to warmer climes?

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Post by SkipperJohn » Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:30 pm

Still a magnificent collection despite the sales. I had to move six years ago and found that my newly assigned collection room was not as "user friendly" as the one I left. Moving is always a pain, but often quite worth the hassle. I wish you the best of luck. Enjoy your new "digs".

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Post by stuka f » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:07 am

O :eek: MG!!
What a collection. =D>
Good luck on your move. :thumb up:
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Post by Jaap Verduijn » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:49 am

Tony, I wish you and yours the very best of lives in your new home! As for your collection of Pickelhauben and related head gear: even after the trimming it's still considerable in number, and truly astonishing in quality! All the best, mate!
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Post by Peter_Suciu » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:37 am

Good luck with the packing. I know the UNpacking will be the fun part!

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Post by Sandmann » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:18 am

Love your style and parade. Have a smooth move and good luck in your new home :bravo:
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Post by aicusv » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:43 am

Good luck and happy landings at the new home.
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Post by kaiser » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:38 pm

It is still an amazing collection you have tony
I would be pleased wit it

Have fun in your new home

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Post by b.loree » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:55 pm

Just remember James......you can not bring Gus across the border with you! :D
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Post by Adler » Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:25 am

A well respected collection still remains! Very nice Tony!

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Post by Khukri » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:25 am

Magnificent! Thank you for sharing these pics! Love the last one. The beer; and the grin on your face! Proud man! The guy on the left has the same grin!

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Post by ww1czechlegion » Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:03 am

Hi Tony,

You still have a magnificent, world-class collection that looks absolutely spectacular! Congratulations on such a fantastic accomplishment! :bravo: =D>

And congratulations on your move to your new home with your wife!

Have fun unpacking everything!

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Post by pickelhauben » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:16 am

I love your collection.

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Post by JohnM » Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:27 am

I had the absolute honor of being able to visit the Kaiserbunker before the final parade! It was one one of the most memorable weekends of my life!

While I will miss it, I can't wait to see the new and improved Kaiser Super Bunker!

Go Tony!!!

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Post by woznotwos » Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:32 pm

Holy crap !! what a collection . Living the dream . i'll just keep on dreaming...one lottery win away
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Post by poniatowski » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:09 pm

Looks like I'M well behind on checking up on things! I hope your move went well and that you're getting your collection displayed again. I agree with you about favorites... especially that 1842 model!

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Post by randy trawnik » Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:11 pm

Hello Tony. Sorry that I missed this earlier. Great collection and outstanding "Final Parade".

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Post by randy trawnik » Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:13 pm

PS. I recognize the Leib Hussar pelz. Wow, you have awesome stuff.

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Post by edwin » Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:33 pm

I missed this too... Indeed, great final parade of an awesome collection.

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