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  1. marty

    Origin Overview Wappen and Shoulderstraps, yr help plse.

    Mid 1970, as I switched from WW2 helmets over to Pickelhaubes, my late uncle (a huge Napoleon Bonaparte admirer) gave me those 4 copies for a start. He, himself had 4 sheets of bleuprinted cardboard but unfortunately, he died in 1977, so I never knewn. Has someone any idea about the origin of...
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    Two M15 Artillery helmets on a sunny Afternoon.

    My two favorite haubes, the only artillery helmets in my possession. They give me a big smile every day😊. Purchased both at the end of 1970, doing a summer job to get those unique haubes. Fyi, M15 Wurtt has no markings. Bregards, Marty
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    My Bavarian items.

    Original 'Reichskokarde' of the right helmet was missing and replaced by an ordinary rosette. At that time, a Jäger Shako was out of reach to me, but got the Jäger Mütze (as it was) by chance. Could someone complete the marking inside (1st J.Btn?) Thanks+bregards, Marty
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    Your Help plse.

    I'm not into uniforms, so can someone inform me about those epaulettes, thank you.
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    A minor Baden set.

    Can't compete with the amazing and outstanding Baden-collections on this forum, but at least, feel very happy to have one Baden haube. See detail chope: a miniature plaque LGR109. Bregards, Marty
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    Le grand Salon des Antiquités Militaires à EPERNAY (France) dd. 23.01.2022

    For collector members in Europe, is abovementionned 'Salon' a four hour drive from Belgium worthwhile and what can I expect? In France, I only paid visits to museums but never been at a local Bourse or a Salon Militaires. Thanks+regards, marty
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    Hello from Brugge (Bruges) Belgium.

    Dear All, finally made it! Promised Brain some (long) time to introduce myself on this great forum. I'm a non active collector, was lucky to swop or trade pickelhaubes during the eighties. This resulted in a small collection (still in the flesh) of non officier pickelhaubes and some 'wappen'...