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Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Thu May 17, 2018 4:00 pm

My Name is Thomas and i´m from lower saxony in Germany
I´m collecting german Militaria for over 40 years and i think it is now the time to have a closer look to the good old Pickelhaube ..
Now i have got one and by my internet research if found this great forum.. no question.. i had to register here :D

Greetings from Lower Saxony
Thomas

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by ww1czechlegion » Thu May 17, 2018 4:59 pm

Hello Thomas,

Welcome to the forum!

My Schaefer ancestors are from Saxe-Weimar, the very small village of Weissenthal, just south of Eisenach. My Great-Grandfather George came to the U.S. in 1870.

I have been collecting for 38 or 39 years now, since I was in high school.

Best Regards,

Alan

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Thu May 17, 2018 5:19 pm

Thank you Alan! Since 1870 is a long time.. My Roots are in Düsseldorf.. Far in the west of germany.. but i live for 35 years here in lower saxony.. 12 years military and than stucked here ....

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by kaiser » Thu May 17, 2018 5:26 pm

Welcome here on the forum, whatever information you are looking for this is the right place👍

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Thu May 17, 2018 5:39 pm

Thanks Jonas... thats the reason why i entered.. a lot of information here...

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Post by badener » Thu May 17, 2018 7:27 pm

Greetings Thomas!
It must be a Bavarian. They always smell the worst!

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Post by SkipperJohn » Thu May 17, 2018 9:13 pm

Welcome aboard!

John :)

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Post by b.loree » Thu May 17, 2018 10:31 pm

Welcome Thomas, it is great to have you with us!
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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Fri May 18, 2018 3:57 am

Thanks for the warm welcome!!

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Post by Jaap Verduijn » Fri May 18, 2018 4:44 am

Welcome! It's a good place, where we can learn a lot!
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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by argonne » Fri May 18, 2018 5:05 am

Hallo Thomas,

I think you are meaning "Niedersachsen" with low Saxony, nicht wahr? :wink:

Welcome here!!! For my part, I am living in Schleswig-Holstein, near the danish border :wink:
What are you especially collecting?

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Fri May 18, 2018 6:21 am

Hello Philippe,
yes.. Niedersachsen.. Bremervörde :D

My main "collecting stream" is the SA and the Luftschutz... and i´m a Iron cross Messi :oops:

I looked a long time for a Pickelhaube because i love them much.. After getting my one now i´m sure that the "Kaiserzeit" will be a new part of my collection..
My Grandpa was in the great war a member of the Infanterie Regiment 16 (Freiherr von Sparr, 3. Westfälisches) and was wounded at Verdun... Maybe i will look for Items from this Regiment.... and for sure.. more Pickelhauben.. i think my next one will be a prussian..

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by aicusv » Fri May 18, 2018 10:30 am

=D>

Welcome
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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Sandmann » Fri May 18, 2018 11:07 am

Bremervörde is also in my range...I come from Bassum, 30km below Bremen :D
Once again, welcome on Board :wink:
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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Fri May 18, 2018 11:41 am

Hi Sandy... i know Bassum... there was former a HAWK Unit... i think BOC/35... I served in the 36.. :-D
Thanks for your welcome, neighbour

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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Fri May 18, 2018 11:46 am

welcome, glad to have you on the forum.

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Fri May 18, 2018 11:49 am

thank you very much James

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by coert65 » Fri May 18, 2018 2:11 pm

Welcome on the forum, and greetings from the Netherlands!

You have got a great helmet there.

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Fri May 18, 2018 2:13 pm

Thanks very much!!

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Post by woznotwos » Sun May 20, 2018 2:35 pm

Welcome from the good old UK buddy . Home of fake/crap pickelhaubes it would seem looking at most on ebay !!
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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Sun May 20, 2018 2:45 pm

Thanks for your welcome! :D

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by pickelhauben » Tue May 22, 2018 10:16 am

Hello and welcome from New Orleans !

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Re: Hello from Germany

Post by Hesi » Tue May 22, 2018 10:31 am

Many thanks for your welcome!

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