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Forum: Achtung Panzer! Forum 06-06-2019, 05:53 PM
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Posted By markus
Another hint at "Kharkov" is the White(/grey)...

Another hint at "Kharkov" is the White(/grey) reversible coverall worn by the commander and the "snoopy" winter cap. Reminds me of Panzermeyer's outfit those cold weeks in February and March 1943.
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Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-31-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,546
Posted By markus
I had a few vet friends who had lost tunics and...

I had a few vet friends who had lost tunics and favourite pullovers which they had still not forgotten even decades after...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-31-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By markus
Hmm, could be of course. Care to explain...

Hmm, could be of course.

Care to explain why you believe so? Or just a gut feelin' and shootin' from the hip today?

Cheers,
Markus
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-30-2019, 04:58 PM
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Posted By markus
I can't recall seeing an UStuf wrap with a "KvK"...

I can't recall seeing an UStuf wrap with a "KvK" ribbon through the buttonhole.

"Refreshing" since it's not the usual EK-2/Ostmedaille ribbon you generally see on wraps.

Markus
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-29-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,339
Posted By markus
Those are one of the rarest types for me. I only...

Those are one of the rarest types for me. I only own a single one of those.

I wonder which year they were exactly issued and I assume that for only a few months!

Markus
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-28-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,339
Posted By markus
LSSAH Effekten

Always a joy to see such fine quality LAH insignia !

I'm no insignia collector, but over the years I've picked up a few pieces myself and truely enjoy them.

Keep it up! thumbsup

Cheers,...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-26-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By markus
Gents - For those still interested in real...

Gents -

For those still interested in real history:

From the manuscript of my biography on Sepp Dietrich:

QTE
On May 6, 1943, the left wing of Armee-Gruppe-Süd (Army Group South) together...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-24-2019, 03:55 PM
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Views: 1,536
Posted By markus
By mid-1944 (August) he was already...

By mid-1944 (August) he was already "SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer und Panzer-Generaloberst der Waffen-SS".

I have to double-check with my manuscript for the biography when he obtained the rank of...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-23-2019, 01:36 PM
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Posted By markus
I have never seen a card exactly like this one,...

I have never seen a card exactly like this one, but it does resemble other cards and letters I own from Sepp Dietrich.



In my personal opinion this card has a good chance of being original...
Forum: Eric-Jan Bakker Wehrpass and Soldbuch Forum 05-22-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By markus
That would be me here in Mexique! I purchased...

That would be me here in Mexique! I purchased the award document and several other papers some 7 or 8 years ago.

Markus.
Forum: Political Organizations 05-09-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,153
Posted By markus
I have mine in the living room as well, together...

I have mine in the living room as well, together with some neat Breker lithos. thumbsup
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-08-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,146
Posted By markus
I saw that set also last summer when at Helmut's...

I saw that set also last summer when at Helmut's shop.

I'm no uniform collector, but that set had everything I'd like to see in order to spend bigger bucks in cloth.

Cheers,
Markus
Forum: Order of Battle and Individual Research Forum 05-05-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,465
Posted By markus
The German collector had originally placed some...

The German collector had originally placed some awkward looking collar tabs (like that replacement ribbon bar) on the tunic which did not match the ones in Michel's wedding photo at all.

I'll...
Forum: Order of Battle and Individual Research Forum 05-05-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,465
Posted By markus
I just double-checked my files this morning: At...

I just double-checked my files this morning: At the time the wedding tunic (stripped of all insignia but the shoulderboards) was with the widow it shows to have had the right ribbon bar on w/o...
Forum: Order of Battle and Individual Research Forum 05-04-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,465
Posted By markus
The best items left the estate already in 90'ies...

The best items left the estate already in 90'ies long before the auction.

I believe the wedding tunic already had a replacement ribbon bar on it when it went into a German collection.

Some of...
Forum: Crosses of the Wehrmacht 05-01-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,825
Posted By markus
Besides KCs it's grades and formal documents,...

Besides KCs it's grades and formal documents, I've been mostly silently collecting LAH (high-end) document groups, uniforms, insignia, etc. for exactly 20 years (and never sold off anything). Groups...
Forum: Crosses of the Wehrmacht 05-01-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,825
Posted By markus
I'm not in contact with RvR anymore, but don't...

I'm not in contact with RvR anymore, but don't like neither the prelim. KC doc, nor the Jagdschein.

Some years back me and a friend asked RvR about a tunic for sale by a dealer from Southern...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-29-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By markus
Definitely not Wittmann, that is clear. Is...

Definitely not Wittmann, that is clear.

Is the photo "LAH" at all? Is it maybe from a Panzer, 101 or 501 heavy related photo album? Why the idea it could be Wittmann?

Because if it were, I...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 04-08-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,976
Posted By markus
Rob - IMO it's not the same tunic as worn at...

Rob -

IMO it's not the same tunic as worn at the Henschel factory in Kassel. Different pocket constellation. I've been offered another one once and passed.

No provenance - no go.

There's...
Forum: Book Review and Media 04-05-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By markus
I fully understand that a series has to entertain...

I fully understand that a series has to entertain and appeal for many different groups. That's all fine. I did not expect to see the 1982 "Das Boot" again. My wife and I are enjoy Art House movie...
Forum: Crosses of the Wehrmacht 04-03-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By markus
Nice set, always nice seeing one of these. ...

Nice set, always nice seeing one of these.

Worn or unworn, I like them all.

Mint pieces jump into your face with their beautiful polished and frosted surface textures against a black...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 03-26-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,976
Posted By markus
Chen, you just made that?! :laugh:

Chen, you just made that?! :laugh:
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 03-26-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,976
Posted By markus
When all these aspects come together that's...

When all these aspects come together that's awesome! thumbsup

Yes, the greatcoat with a belt I have never come across on a period photo of his and I have a few unpublished ones here. But, be it as...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 03-26-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,976
Posted By markus
Yes, I can confirm that she had a lot of uniform...

Yes, I can confirm that she had a lot of uniform items. Stuff that Michel had left at home and items the unit sent back to her after MW had been killed (I have the letters from von Westerhagen to...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 03-26-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,976
Posted By markus
Michel Wittmann

As Rob correctly pointed out the other day, the wedding tunic did survive. The piece was stripped after the war of all insignia and medals, with only the shoulderboards remaining (the local tailor...
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