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    b.loree replied to the thread another Brit.
    Welcome Tony, great to have you with us. Have fun here and post some photos of your collection.
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    b.loree replied to the thread My first pickelhaube restoration.
    The circular stain on the inside top of the helmet produced by the tin support disc would suggest a cruciform spike base. These...
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    A couple of our long time members have been unable to post here on the forum recently. For some reason, their permissions were removed...
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    b.loree replied to the thread My first pickelhaube restoration.
    Good to see another member embarking upon the restoration experience! Many hauben were converted to fireman use after the war. Probably...
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    b.loree replied to the thread I just won this book on e-bay..
    I can only echo Bruno’s comments, if you have those three, you don’t need much else. My Laine is with me at every SOS and I have used it...
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    b.loree replied to the thread Chinscale Build - Guards Convex.
    Unfortunately, I can offer no help or suggestions, perhaps Ron P. has some advice here.
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    b.loree replied to the thread First Donation 2021.
    Ron P. Thank You for your recent donation and the numerous posts you have made on the forum. Great to have you with us !
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    b.loree replied to the thread M1895 EM Pickelhaube.
    I see no concerns, great helmet and you couldn’t get any better markings.
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    b.loree replied to the thread Bavarian Tschapka.
    Never seen buckles like that on any Imperial German headdress.
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    Welcome Drew, good to have you with us! The forum is an awesome resource, we all enjoy helping new haube collectors. Have fun!
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    Excellent job but also typical effort by the restorer......look at the problem, then use any materials at hand to solve it. Well done!
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    Perhaps owned by the same guy who has had an M15 Garde wappen up for sale a $1K for the last 15 years??
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    b.loree replied to the thread M15 OR's Tschapka "Bond Helmet".
    Yes Steve, a metal mortar board but this was not sent for easier shipping. Correct, so many of these do not have the Garde star. I can’t...
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    b.loree replied to the thread First Donation 2021.
    A tip of the haube to Alan G. and Mike K. for their recent donations to our forum. Thank you gentlemen.
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    b.loree replied to the thread M15 OR's Tschapka "Bond Helmet".
    In my experience John, this is how all of them are made and this is the 6th one that I have worked on. If you own a tschapka, take a...
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