The condition shown in the photos is before repair
Too much of the honor. God may bless you for sharing your restoration experiences :bravo:b.loree said:Then we move on to forum member Sandy, God bless him....he researches and comes up with an original German 1877 haube shellac finish formula!!!!! :thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up:.
You know I have been looking for it for a longer time and asked experts like Jan Kube, the „Gesellschaft für Heereskunde“, some museums and also some hat manufacturers, unfortunately without successthere must be collectors in Germany who have the formulas of these pickelhaube coatings..