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    Ruess Officers Helmet for review

    Hi Steve Do you mean Ken? He sent me a snotty email via ebay messages inferring that I had buyers remorse(never had that in my life, why start now) and telling me that the original consigner was Jame Turinetti who wrote the soft cover book on pricing guide for headgear of the imperial german...
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    Ruess Officers Helmet for review

    So the back story is that I purchased this just before the wife passed away(no I am not looking for sympathy on this). I did not really look at it that closely as I was obviously very distracted with other matters. I have purchased from Ken for over 30 years. Did I pay too much during that time...
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    Ruess Officers Helmet for review

    I have posted this on ebay as advertising as to not buy from der rittmeister Dave
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    Ruess Officers Helmet for review

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/255192946955
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    The things that come into the door of my store

    The stuff is still out there. I dont even advertise and somehow people find me and bring stuff to me. I have three more collections to purchase this week alone. Just a wow. Happy hunting everybody Dave
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    Ruess Officers Helmet for review

    I will await a few more responses and then give you the story on this. I am away for a show. Once I am back I will tell you all about this helmet and its origins. A truly incredible story which some of you wont believe Dave
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    Ruess Officers Helmet for review

    Hello I purchased this and I would like your opinions on it. Any assistance would be appreciated Dave
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    Saxe Buckle HR 20

    Outstanding buckle, congrats on your find Dave
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    Garde De Korps Officers Helmet Quesion

    No he paid $15,000.00 for it. He and a friend will be having a discussion with him at the next show. It wont end well for somebody. I might just tape it for posterity sake and post it online Dave
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    Garde De Korps Officers Helmet Quesion

    HI 911car Thanks for the information. This customer purchased this helmet from Frank Grant in Limehouse Ontario. Why he buys things from him I have no idea. Its like sticking your hand into a alligators mouth. You just dont do it. Oh well. Hopefully he will get something back from him but I...
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    Garde De Korps Officers Helmet Quesion

    Okay so that didnt work. I will try and add more pictures Dave
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    Garde De Korps Officers Helmet Quesion

    A customer has brought this in to my shop and though I know the gentleman very well I dont want to be sorry and buy a reproduction as these are not $5. I have never owned one personally though I have collected picklehaubes and had lots of them through my hands. Any assistance is appreciated...
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