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Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-17-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By chiffonnier
This is the hairdresser thread,right? Last week...

This is the hairdresser thread,right?
Last week I came across this non-portable medal made by B.H. Mayer Pforzheim.
For outstanding achievements in the hairdresser branche.
Item measures 45mm in...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 11-16-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 338,051
Posted By chiffonnier
Don"t know if these sisters are pretty but what...

Don"t know if these sisters are pretty but what is remarkable is the size of their noses.
Almost looks like they've put on a party nose.
Maybe the Nazi party nose so to say....
All the best,
Kees
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 10-21-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,590
Posted By chiffonnier
Long airplane shadows and a windmill in the back...

Long airplane shadows and a windmill in the back somewhere in Holland.

Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-14-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By chiffonnier
I know that's true. I was in The Dutch army...

I know that's true.
I was in The Dutch army stationed in Germany early nineties.
Walked into the shower room once to see what was going on when the company's hair dresser used to give cheap...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-13-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By chiffonnier
Were there tätigkeit abzeichen for best hairdo ? ...

Were there tätigkeit abzeichen for best hairdo ?
I could see a whole new range of badges involving a stylized blow dryer.
Especially Stephanie in the centre of the right pic. would qualify......
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-09-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By chiffonnier
IVV patches

Found this jacket today.
It has a "few" IVV walking patches on it.
All the best,

Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-28-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By chiffonnier
Size comparison to coins from 4 different...

Size comparison to coins from 4 different countries ! thumbsup
Ausgezeichnet, just like the info in this thread.

Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-22-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,144
Posted By chiffonnier
Airline visor Handwerkliche Qualitäts Arbeit

This one came in this summer.
Silver thread embroidered badge of 2 stylised birds .
Can someone tell me wich airline I've got here ?
All the best,
Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-21-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By chiffonnier
Maybe... Spaziergruppe. Pockets can be...

Maybe...
Spaziergruppe.
Pockets can be filled,besides the compass,with knackwurst,crackers,cheese spread,flashlight,maps,waterbottle etc.
Home made walking gear.

Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-21-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 275,194
Posted By chiffonnier
Even with the repairs it still looks ten times...

Even with the repairs it still looks ten times better than a Sturm repro.
A real "vintage" look shall we say.
Thanks for the replies.
All the best,
Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-20-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 275,194
Posted By chiffonnier
I couldn't resist bringing this one home because...

I couldn't resist bringing this one home because these don't turn up often any more for me.
A 100 scenarios are possible that caused that damage on the back.
I guess he just shouldn't have poked...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-16-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By chiffonnier
When it's for a forward observer the abreviation...

When it's for a forward observer the abreviation could be Späh Gruppe,wich is used in the BW.
A load carrying jerkin I would call it.

Kees
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 09-15-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 805
Posted By chiffonnier
TJ; The crop looks a lot like spinach. I...

TJ;
The crop looks a lot like spinach.
I think only the leaves are harvested in the picture because the soil itself stays even and untouched.
Size of the leaves match for spinach as well.
All...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-15-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By chiffonnier
With so many pins on it, it's almost a...

With so many pins on it, it's almost a bulletproof felt cap.
Very heavy to wear especially when you're going for 13000 km,see last pic.
A fanatic walker and above all; a pin collector.

Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-14-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,912
Posted By chiffonnier
Thank you Gordon. What a pleasant surprise it...

Thank you Gordon.
What a pleasant surprise it was when I saw this morning that posting direct to the forum is now possible for everyone.
And up to to 10 pics a post as well.
Awesome.
Big thanks...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-14-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,912
Posted By chiffonnier
Hello people, Just read that posting pics is up...

Hello people,
Just read that posting pics is up for everybody now so here's a test to see if that works for me.
A recent ragmill find; sandfarbe tunic.
All the best,
Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-12-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By chiffonnier
Very cool Steve,congrats.thumbsup You know next...

Very cool Steve,congrats.thumbsup
You know next step is building a para jump tower in the backyard !
All the best,
Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 04-03-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By chiffonnier
Now you're just being a sauerlaus....

Now you're just being a sauerlaus....
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 03-28-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By chiffonnier
Were you wearing your boyscout uniform at the...

Were you wearing your boyscout uniform at the time ?
Cause if so perhaps they were a bit anxious seeing your flat nose against the car window and thought you were some kind of militia member better...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 03-26-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By chiffonnier
The 50% mannequin is compensated by your 100%...

The 50% mannequin is compensated by your 100% effort.
Well done thumbsup.

Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 03-17-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By chiffonnier
HPL; You make wikipedia look like a pop-up ad. ...

HPL;
You make wikipedia look like a pop-up ad.
Another great reference thread for the future.
I've come across those blood donation pins often en some are in actual 925 silver .
I found a few in...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 03-17-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By chiffonnier
You're welcome. I see it as a musical interlude...

You're welcome.
I see it as a musical interlude while we wait for new dark collar or Stasi artifacts threads .
Views on my other playlists have doubled since this thread started,for me evidence...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 03-16-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,694
Posted By chiffonnier
Thanks again HPL for posting the pictures. I...

Thanks again HPL for posting the pictures.
I always assumed that as long as the dark grey wool uniform with the grey piped trousers was in use,these armbands were worn and produced.
Because those...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 03-14-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,318
Posted By chiffonnier
HPL; Too bad there's not a ribbon awarded for...

HPL;
Too bad there's not a ribbon awarded for making exellent threads,cause you'd deserve it thumbsup.
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 03-12-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By chiffonnier
Thanks Todd for your comment. I think your...

Thanks Todd for your comment.
I think your classmates secretly were more enjoying your German music than they were willing to admit.
And whenever they hear it you'll be in their mind !
Music...
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