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Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:37 am

Hello . I want to show my work on the hussar hat. This is not quite a restoration of the subject, but rather a reconstruction of the Hussar Pelzmüce. Material used only natural. linen, leather, seal or fur
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:39 am

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Post by Sergei1877 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:40 am

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:52 am

several photos of the work in the process of tailoring
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sandmann » Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:14 pm

Awesome work... Looks really great :bravo:
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by b.loree » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:07 pm

Sergei....you made this piece? Or you restored it?? Awesome work either way!
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:43 am

b.loree wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:07 pm
Sergei....you made this piece? Or you restored it?? Awesome work either way!
I did this completely myself. Buying a hussar hat is simply expensive for me. Even in poor condition, they are very rare. I decided to sew myself

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Post by badener » Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:44 pm

Outstanding Sergei!
It must be a Bavarian. They always smell the worst!

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Amybellars » Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:05 am

Pardon me if I may sound too offensive.

Wouldn't one call this re-work a fake?

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:11 am

Amybellars wrote:
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Pardon me if I may sound too offensive.

Wouldn't one call this re-work a fake?
Well, did I write somewhere that this is the original? This is a reproduction. If I sold this thing giving it away as the original, it would be fake and fraud. And so I just made a reproduction, well, for example, for the reconstruction of the First World War

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Neil Young » Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:27 am

I certainly agree. It is not a fake. It is a beautiful reproduction that has not been presented as an original. What a fantastic demonstration of a set of skills that few possess. I am in awe Sergei1877.
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:07 am

Neil Young wrote:
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I certainly agree. It is not a fake. It is a beautiful reproduction that has not been presented as an original. What a fantastic demonstration of a set of skills that few possess. I am in awe Sergei1877.
Thank you for understanding

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Post by 911car » Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:20 pm

I always thought enlisted busbies were never copied from scratch. The authenticity of these items is never doubtful (that is, the body, because fur and metal fittings have been of course frequently changed).
Then I saw your creation. This is amazing! A tour de force. I am admirative. From a black and white picture I would not have been able to tell the difference from an original...

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by aicusv » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:03 pm

Reproduction is perhaps the most miss used word with collectors. A true reproduction would be something made by the original maker using the original tools for an item that had gone out of production earlier. When I worked in the auto industry and we would run service parts for previous models, these would be reproduction (going back into production again).

With that said it is a beautiful reproduction you made.:)
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by coert65 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:49 pm

Sergei, you have, with your own skills made a beautiful busby.
I have seen ugly replica's being sold on Ebay, which don't even come close to your skills..
Outstanding quality, :)

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by b.loree » Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:37 pm

Truly an amazing job Sergei! Well done.
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Amybellars » Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:16 pm

When I started this hobby, my aim was to preserve history.

We all guard our collection well so as not to allow any fakes that flow into our collection.

I do have to say that it is amazing skill but my first reaction was - if this item flow into the market as original then our line of defence is down.

I admire great restoration skill but to go to the extent of making it with the unit stamping and unarguably with a good set of skills, I couldn't agree with it.

Just my two cents worth

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sandmann » Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:46 am

You are right Amy, the stamp is not necessary and maybe too much. But I can understand Sergei, when I would restore something or try to copy it I would also do everything to make this object look like original. Just for me because I'm proud of it :wink:
It is all about the further way to handle it. Sergei won‘t sell it as an original and it therefor won’t get into the market, so it‘s ok for me. In the hands of a honorable restorer or collector skills like this are worth a lot =D>
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Pontiac9999 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:35 am

Sergei might not, but someone else down the line might try to.

Keep up the good work Sergie!

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sandmann » Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:17 pm

Pontiac9999 wrote:
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Sergei might not, but someone else down the line might try to.

Keep up the good work Sergie!
Fully agree, someone is doing it and unfortunately we can‘t avoid it :twisted:
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:11 pm

Amybellars wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:16 pm
When I started this hobby, my aim was to preserve history.

We all guard our collection well so as not to allow any fakes that flow into our collection.

I do have to say that it is amazing skill but my first reaction was - if this item flow into the market as original then our line of defence is down.

I admire great restoration skill but to go to the extent of making it with the unit stamping and unarguably with a good set of skills, I couldn't agree with it.

Just my two cents worth

I understand you perfectly. It's a shame when you buy an expensive thing in your collection, and this is a fake, even a very high-quality one. I made this hussar hat not for sale, but only for myself. Therefore, I shared my work. Thank you all for the good reviews of my work, I am very pleased

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:04 pm

I bought the emblem of the hussar regiment dug from the battlefield of the first world, as I understand it, the old model
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by b.loree » Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:29 am

It looks fantastic Sergei, congratulations! :thumb up:
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by stuka f » Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:38 am

Great job indeed.
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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:11 pm

b.loree wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:29 am
It looks fantastic Sergei, congratulations! :thumb up:
thank you very much friends

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Re: Busbies/Pelzmützen

Post by Sergei1877 » Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:12 pm

stuka f wrote:
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Great job indeed.
thank you very much friends

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