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Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-13-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
The tabs piping looks correct does it not? I have...

The tabs piping looks correct does it not? I have been looking several years for a decent pair of StuG collar tabs.

If these are fabrications then that is very discouraging :giveup:
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 06-15-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
I'm just a guy with an opinion like everyone....

I'm just a guy with an opinion like everyone. But I do collect Totenkopf.

In this case, my opinion is that unfortunately it is not an original Leib-Husaren Totenkopf. In fact, not even close to...
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 05-26-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Unfortunately that is a poor copy. Compare...

Unfortunately that is a poor copy.

Compare any metal original Totenkopf of any type (Leib-Husaren, Braunschweig, Panzer etc.) they are always die-struck, perfect shear-cut edges, and excellent...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-03-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
The Totenkopf on Feldgrau tabs were ordered...

The Totenkopf on Feldgrau tabs were ordered removed in 1943, then replaced by Doppellitzen.

Could these be a pair of tabs that had the Doppellitzen removed, and the Totenkopf have been post 1945...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 04-23-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 108,445
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Wait! And Welcome! Please can you explain...

Wait! And Welcome!

Please can you explain what Regiment this is? I did not know there was a Russian Hussar Regiment that wore a Totenkopf. I am fascinated. Can you please explain?
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 04-13-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
I believe those are green/grey painted cyphers as...

I believe those are green/grey painted cyphers as you see on wartime NCO Panzerjäger straps. Very nice
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-23-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Amazing how that L is identical to an officer's...

Amazing how that L is identical to an officer's Imperial German Luftschifftruppe (Balloon Troops) cypher.

Hang on..... :heloooo:
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-28-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Is he wearing a bullion tab? The final pattern...

Is he wearing a bullion tab? The final pattern right-facing bullion embroidered horizontal Totenkopf tab is the last tab on my list. Always a pleasure to see one being worn thumbsup
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 08-14-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
I would buy one as well. No better way to learn...

I would buy one as well. No better way to learn copies than by having them. PM?
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-21-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Peter brought this tunic over to my home...

Peter brought this tunic over to my home yesterday so I could look at it. Excellent worn example.
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-20-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,239
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Does anyone dispute that the tab is a Dachau...

Does anyone dispute that the tab is a Dachau pattern Totenkopf tab?

I am unaware of any wartime images of a Dachau pattern Totenkopf tab being worn.

My understanding is that this pattern of...
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 05-04-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 181,065
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
I like it very much actually Ben. Exactly the...

I like it very much actually Ben. Exactly the type of Schirmmütze I love [love]
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 05-02-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 181,065
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Your eyes are not fooling you. The white paint...

Your eyes are not fooling you. The white paint has aged to almost a light brown colour, possibly from UV (sunlight) as this cap was worn in XX Armee-Korps.

White paint aging to a tan is...
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 05-02-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 181,065
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
A very enjoyable thread. I would love to have a...

A very enjoyable thread. I would love to have a Heer Wehrmacht Artillery or Panzer Crusher. Probably never going to happen though.

I've seen a few Imperial Schirmützen already, so I'll post my...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 03-18-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
My understanding, is that: Paper RZM...

My understanding, is that:


Paper RZM tags started to appear during 1938 to 1939.
At some point in 1940, the paper RZM paper tags changed from Sütterlin script to Latin script.
May 1940...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-18-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
As Chip mentioned those straps are Saxon, and...

As Chip mentioned those straps are Saxon, and that is not a Saxon FAR tunic. A Saxon FAR Waffenrock is green with red collar and cuffs. See here >>...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-17-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Thank you very much for clearing this up for me. ...

Thank you very much for clearing this up for me.

What was confusing me, was so many I see for sale are described as "die struck" which made no sense to me as they are thick, and die struck would...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-04-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
I have about a dozen on file from the net, and...

I have about a dozen on file from the net, and have seen them several times in publications. Still a rare photo though.
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-03-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Only collectors that have never been in the Army...

Only collectors that have never been in the Army seem to insist that collar tab pairs be made by the same company. A soldier getting promoted does not care at all. Remove the old rank tab, sew on a...
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-02-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Badges with partially scooped backs confusion

I am hoping to get some of my confusion cleared up about badges with partially scooped backs.
I have searched this Forum until near blindness, and read the Badge Construction Techniques ...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-24-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
I would suggest, that you not buy one of those...

I would suggest, that you not buy one of those black SS greatoats and you save yourself a lot of grief. You will end up searching for matching appropriate original Insignia to put on it, and will...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-20-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,485
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
If you like made-up tunics perhaps you might be...

If you like made-up tunics perhaps you might be interested in a repainted SS helmet with so-called "champagne" Runes?
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 12-01-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
A perfectly fine and original Garde Grenadier...

A perfectly fine and original Garde Grenadier Wappen with addition of the Garde star after AKO 28 August 1889. I have several of these. Wappen made after that date (specifically M1895 pattern) show...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 11-24-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13,966
Views: 1,222,739
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Gerdan thank you so very much from cold snowy...

Gerdan thank you so very much from cold snowy Kanada. Tony
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 11-24-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13,966
Views: 1,222,739
Posted By Tony & Kaiser
Occupation and military service

I hope someone can help with this. I cannot understand this man's Beruf (occupation).

http://www.kaisersbunker.com/stuff/Translate1.jpg

On the second page, is his military service which I am...
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