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Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 271,428
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: 4
Views: 126
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: 15
Views: 546
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: 7
Views: 1,285
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: 13,671
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: 13,671
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: 1,046
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: 787
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: 338
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: 787
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: 28
Views: 811
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: 476
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: 2,432
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: 20
Views: 915
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: 476
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...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 03-12-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By chiffonnier
Thank you,I will. But I haven't scratced the...

Thank you,I will.
But I haven't scratced the surface yet on what there's to find on youtube .
Today it's Gentleman Royal Deep House mixes,tomorrow Heino or Slipknot etc.
Don't even watch TV...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 03-11-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By chiffonnier
German youtube playlist

Sometimes there's a quiet period on a forum.
I literally can break that silence by posting my German playlist I have on the tube.
In future you can investigate DDR collectables here while listening...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 03-11-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,432
Posted By chiffonnier
The cap posted in post 44 also exists with the...

The cap posted in post 44 also exists with the grey piping like the grey piping found on early wool grey trousers.
I found a whole stack the other day.

Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 03-09-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,432
Posted By chiffonnier
Thank you HPL for posting the belt,much...

Thank you HPL for posting the belt,much appreciated.
All the best,
Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 03-09-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,432
Posted By chiffonnier
HPL and Gordon, Thanks for putting the...

HPL and Gordon,
Thanks for putting the spotlight on DRK items and I hope by doing so it will generate more interest by (new) collectors.
I already was onboard but it is close to impossible to sell...
Forum: Tinnies & Political Badges Forum 03-04-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By chiffonnier
It's Belgium; REME; Royal Mechanical Electrical...

It's Belgium; REME; Royal Mechanical Electrical Engineers.
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 02-28-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By chiffonnier
Karl; Thank you very much. I didn't see that...

Karl;
Thank you very much.
I didn't see that coming because I thought it would be the organisation the cap was from like kleiderkasse der BW or Bundes Bahn as you see somtimes.
Anyway,thanks again...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 02-28-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By chiffonnier
Kleiderkasse eG question.

Gentlemen;
I came across some fieldcaps today wich are marked Kleiderkasse eG Köln.
What does eG stand for ?
All the best,
Kees
Forum: Tinnies & Political Badges Forum 02-27-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By chiffonnier
The key and ancre were used as a logo by the...

The key and ancre were used as a logo by the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company located in Bremen.

Kees
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 02-24-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By chiffonnier
To rephrase my previous post; those words...

To rephrase my previous post; those words shouldn't be there at all.
Just out of respect for the deceased.

Kees
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