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Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 01-11-2019, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Kriegsmodell
Would need additional & better pics to confirm...

Would need additional & better pics to confirm but from what I can see it appears to be an original example.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 09-18-2017, 02:39 PM
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Views: 397
Posted By Kriegsmodell
It is a reproduction.

It is a reproduction.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 09-14-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,123
Posted By Kriegsmodell
The best reference on these...

The best reference on these Luftwaffen-Kampfmesser that I have seen is Conteaux Et Poignards-Baionnettes Dans L'Armee Allemande (1914 - 1945) by Christian Mery. It contains detailed photographs of...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 09-14-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,123
Posted By Kriegsmodell
This knife and scabbard are NOT original. Red...

This knife and scabbard are NOT original. Red flags are present in a number of areas already mentioned by other members. Walk away from this one .....
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 09-10-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Recently produced in Eastern Europe. ...

Recently produced in Eastern Europe. Artificially aged and oxidized. 100% Reproduction.
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 07-12-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Thanks for this information Red Lion. That was...

Thanks for this information Red Lion. That was indeed a lucky day for you! Congratulations and thanks for the response .....
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 07-11-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By Kriegsmodell
A great find and thanks for sharing.As you are...

A great find and thanks for sharing.As you are well aware 84/98 bayonets manufactured in 1945 are very rare. Might I ask where the bayonet was discovered? In your native Luxembourg or perhaps...
Forum: Memoriam Forum 03-10-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,850
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Craig was an extremely knowledgeable historian...

Craig was an extremely knowledgeable historian and collector. He was an expert regarding German Small Arms, late-war militaria, and the Deutscher Volkssturm. Craig was also an authority on German...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-04-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Not an original pre-1945 manufactured armband.

Not an original pre-1945 manufactured armband.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-20-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Agree with everything you have said including the...

Agree with everything you have said including the KM as initials. Scratched names and initials are common on these kits. In addition to the P and K weapon designations; G for Gewehr is frequently...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 04-26-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,956
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Amazing find and great research!

Amazing find and great research!
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-18-2014, 04:20 PM
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Views: 603
Posted By Kriegsmodell
I'm no expert but from the photos provided it...

I'm no expert but from the photos provided it looks fine to me.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-10-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 122,042
Posted By Kriegsmodell
That can is a screamer and not an easy variation...

That can is a screamer and not an easy variation to locate. Good pick-up here, congrats .....
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-06-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 122,042
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Hello, Hard to say from the single...

Hello,

Hard to say from the single photograph provided. Additional pics would help. Both sides please and any markings that might be found in detail.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 12-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Not known with certainty but I do not believe...

Not known with certainty but I do not believe these to be military issue. I have never observed a "three brush" can that has been WaA proofed. Same with the components. When found with the...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 11-26-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By Kriegsmodell
SF Mike, Searched here and found pics of...

SF Mike,

Searched here and found pics of another G. Appel "Three Brush Kit" in this thread:

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=74866&highlight=cleaning+kit

Posts #2 and...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 11-25-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By Kriegsmodell
SF Mike, I can't post pics here but will...

SF Mike,

I can't post pics here but will send you pics or post same one on K98k Forum if that will help.

Best - Lance ...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 11-25-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,340
Posted By Kriegsmodell
SFMike, Your chain is 100% original and very...

SFMike,

Your chain is 100% original and very nice kit. Thanks for posting.

Had not heard the "toilet chain" moniker. I always called these "dog chains" but either works fine for me.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Kriegsmodell
To expand on the information above. A...

To expand on the information above. A Hülsenkopftwischer or "receiver head cleaner" also known as the floorplate takedown tool. Often called simply the tool or spoon by collectors.

This...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-28-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 122,042
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Yes, a very nice late war piece. Conforms to...

Yes, a very nice late war piece. Conforms to accepted variations of this pattern and from the photographs appears to be 100% original.
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-05-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Some of the Braunschweigische Blechwarenfabrik...

Some of the Braunschweigische Blechwarenfabrik rg34 are finished in a VERY dark blue/black paint. Just a variation in the paint hue. Nice clean kit.

Not sure on the oiler from the pics. Might...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-05-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By Kriegsmodell
The brushes pictured are fine for this kit. And...

The brushes pictured are fine for this kit. And as already stated, nice 100% original rig by Hawig..
Forum: Firearms Forum 04-25-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By Kriegsmodell
George, Thanks for posting. The rifle...

George,

Thanks for posting. The rifle appears to be a typical 1933 Mauser Banner (as stamped on the receiver), with side mounted sling and finger groove stock. Excellent early high quality fit...
Forum: Firearms Forum 04-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Craig, sorry that I missed and never replied to...

Craig, sorry that I missed and never replied to your question. And apologies for resurrecting this OLD thread. There are no stampings to the sling slot on either side.

For what it is worth, I...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 04-22-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By Kriegsmodell
Appears to have been made by E & F Hörster circa...

Appears to have been made by E & F Hörster circa 1943 o4 1944. If you remove the flashguard there should be a stick wing Eagle WaA519 stamped to the spine below the mortise slot. Sometimes you can...
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