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    Dirty Little Hessen Feld Arty No. 25 !

    Thanks for that Brian, now I see how it works. You say it is unique so I'm guessing you have not seen any similar examples from other States.
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    Dirty Little Hessen Feld Arty No. 25 !

    Wonderful transformation Brian, been AFK for quite a while and hadn't completely followed this process. Can you please clarify a point about the rear spine? First, I hadn't realised that 'false' exterior dome heads were sometimes used with concealed split brads to give the outward appearance of...
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    First attempt at a helmet restoration

    "what kind of brute forces a wappen into the shell?! takes a lot of strength!" --A Gorilla with an eye for profit?? Steve, good solid job on the skull. Brass normally takes well to annealing (been there, done that) BUT 100 year old brass? Personally I would give it a go, with my heart in my...
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    Enlisted wappen, with Waterloo bandeau.

    Well done Coert, a little treasure, I am jealous! I think I have to disagree with Steve about separate Waterloo banners only on officers haubes: I have a rather battered EM m95 with just the ends of a ripped-off Waterloo banner still attached (someone must have felt offended at it's being fitted...
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    Eton volunteer rifle Corp

    Well done Zeb, that is a pretty rare helmet even in the UK.
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    Chinese officers in German army

    Astonishing photos, Many thanks for showing here.
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    Pickelhaube Stirnpanzer

    Definitely getting that printed on a T shirt.
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    Jäger zu Pferd?

    On the other hand, the "Lord of the Rings" helmet on the right, looks absolutely genuine!🤣
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    Oldenburgischen Infanterie Regiments No. 91 - Dem scheiden kameraden

    Wow Michael that is beautiful, You obviously had very 'sympatico' parents! I especially admire the wonderful quality of the engraving on these pre-war items, you just don't see that class of skill today. Best regards, Steve
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    Also true Lars, shameful things from the relatively recent past done in our name by our politicians with their own spurious agenda shame us as well as them, but there can be no excuse for the kind of random savagery we are seeing now - it should be called out whomever perpetrates it, and...
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    You are right Coert, the evidence is that they deceitfully call their WAR a "Special Operation" - demonstrating that they can't even be honest with their own people, let alone the rest of the World. Sorry if my opinions are overtly political Brian, I know this Forum is not really the place for...
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    Volodymyr Zelensky is a President worthy of the name, unlike some we could all mention. Finally, the World sees a politician who not only does his job but also tells it like it REALLY is.
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    "They make a desert and call it peace". Tacitus, 56ad.
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    Patriottic coffee cup.

    Really nice Set Coert, I'd love to have my morning coffee in it!
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    Prussian M95 OR's Shell

    Thank you Brian, for saying what is in all our minds, and saying it damn well.
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