My second expirience on restoration

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My second expirience on restoration

Post by Leone » Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:33 am

This helmet was damaged very hard. Unfortunately it was impossible gently to come back the helmet at ideally form, because the leather decreased. Also it needs to restitch both piece of leather on the sides, back visor and back side of the sweatband. Now the back visor is another. All stitch find old holes except two new holes on the center of back visor because there leather decreased. And finally approx 20% of new finish. All process took more than 4 months.
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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by b.loree » Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:41 am

Great job Leone, congratulations. :thumb up: Can we see a foto of the front of the helme and the wappen?
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Post by aicusv » Fri Mar 04, 2016 1:03 pm

Great job.
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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by kaiser » Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:16 pm

=D> =D> =D> congratulations for sucseeding in the job
you deffenitley see a diffrence

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by Leone » Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:13 pm

b.loree wrote:Great job Leone, congratulations. :thumb up: Can we see a foto of the front of the helme and the wappen?
Thank you. Here is images with plate. The chinstrap are moved for restoring.
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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by J.LeBrasseur » Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:14 pm

Great job. love that wappen

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by pointystuff » Thu Mar 17, 2016 7:10 pm

Very nice.

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by b.loree » Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:58 pm

Excellent job Leone, very nice. I also love that wappen!! :thumb up:
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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by dusmif » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:38 pm

What polish do you use on the leather of the helmet, if you any ? thanks
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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by b.loree » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:52 pm

For myself, on my restorations I always use ordinary Kiwi Parade black shoe polish.
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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by aicusv » Sat Nov 26, 2016 4:17 pm

:thumbright:
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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by dusmif » Sun Nov 27, 2016 5:52 am

b.loree wrote:For myself, on my restorations I always use ordinary Kiwi Parade black shoe polish.
Thank You

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by KAGGR#1 » Sun Nov 27, 2016 3:41 pm

Great and rare helmet .
Sure worth doing .
Years ago that was about the 2nd helmet that I bought
Hessian F A R 25 officer with the star
my helmet also had a black parade bush .
I paid $ 250.00 U S Dollars for it then .
I don't think that I could repeat that deal today .

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by Westfront » Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:30 am

Nice job :thumb up:

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by pickelhauben » Thu Dec 01, 2016 10:08 am

Yes you did do a nice job.

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by Leone » Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:54 am

Thank you. Here is finished job.
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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by glenn66 » Sun Dec 04, 2016 12:39 am

Great job!

That looks like a very tall kugel, can I ask what is the measurement from the base to the top of the kugel?

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Post by brusik » Sun Dec 04, 2016 4:38 am

Excellent job :)

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by Leone » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:23 am

glenn66 wrote:Great job!

That looks like a very tall kugel, can I ask what is the measurement from the base to the top of the kugel?
It is approx 95 mm

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by poniatowski » Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:21 pm

Nicely done!

:D Ron
I really do need to know more about this....

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Re: My second expirience on restoration

Post by glenn66 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 9:18 pm

Leone wrote:
It is approx 95 mm
Thank you.

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