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    YouTube

    I just found this on YouTube. Some of you may find it interesting. John
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    Ireland

    Mission partially accomplished thanks to Mark! This forum has the greatest people. Mark gave me access to resources that were previously unavailable and it proved successful. Thank you Mark. Much appreciated! John
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    Ireland

    After reviewing my above request I realized that it is a little vague. I am looking for three Irish coins to complete a collection. I am not having good luck finding them here. Anyone willing to assist me in finding these, your help would be appreciated. Thanks, John
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    Ireland

    Do we have any forum members in Ireland who would be willing to help me with a wee favor? It is not Pickelhaube related, but deals with another collection. Please PM me if you can be of assistance and I will send you my personal e-mail. Go raibh maith agat! 🍀 John
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    German Austrian mail home helmets

    Johan, PM sent. John
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    German Austrian mail home helmets

    Pickelhaube or Stahlhelm? John
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    Fuss Artillery Regt .shoulder straps

    Yes I did. I only look for shoulder straps associated with helmets I own, so admittedly, I haven't read the entire book. John
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    Fuss Artillery Regt .shoulder straps

    Again I learned something. I thought the Fußartillerie straps on the M15 tunic were grey. I know that around 1915 units called artillery measuring squads were formed. These were later designated Lichtmeßtruppen and "LM" appeared on their yellow shoulder straps. The units were attached to...
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    Fuss Artillery Regt .shoulder straps

    Live and learn. I thought all pre-war enlisted Fußartillerie straps were white. John
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    What is this?

    Thanks Brian. Do you have any idea what type of liquor it was? Did the spike sit that high on the one you had? John
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    What is this?

    I have been watching this item for some time and I am thinking of buying it. It is not old, but I might buy it as a novelty. https://www.ebay.com/itm/265639819627?hash=item3dd95df96b:g:s74AAOSwkDBiP4wY Does anybody know what originally came in this "helmet"? Initially I thought it might be...
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    Another possible find that I need help with.

    This is a reproduction probably made in Britain in the 1970's. Shy away. John
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    13th Uhlan Regiment - circa 1897

    It looks like his Tschapka is about three sizes too small. John
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    Inflation to Hyperinflation

    My favorite coin: It wouldn't buy a healthy meal in 1923 Germany. John
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