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Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-27-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By byterock
I will drop a line to my buddy in the Rug tade...

I will drop a line to my buddy in the Rug tade see if he has some pictures of hem being made and the eariler versions.

Send me a PM so I can get your email address
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-26-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 619
Posted By byterock
Well you did the right think and had them checked...

Well you did the right think and had them checked by an expert.

I am not.

I just know a little as I have a few friends in the rug trade and was in the area in the late 80s
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 03-24-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By byterock
A good family friend wrote his bio ...

A good family friend wrote his bio

https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/barker-vc-the-life-death-and-legend-of-canadas-most-decorated-war-hero_wayne-ralph/1610066/#isbn=1902304314&idiq=2819625


I...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-24-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 619
Posted By byterock
Kids training rugs. Most likely out of the sweat...

Kids training rugs. Most likely out of the sweat shops of 'Quetta' or 'Gilgit' and not the right size for prayer rugs.

These look like better quality ones from a 'Fair trade' maker.

The...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 03-24-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By byterock
Yep it is an etching plate. It the old days...

Yep it is an etching plate. It the old days there would be a whole stack of these at the newspaper/magaizene layout department.

The layout editor could choose from may to fill in space...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-13-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By byterock
The Neptune...

The Neptune (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_P-2_Neptune#Canada) it is the aircraft one with the tree on the other side.

CFB Summerside
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-13-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By byterock
Also you need continous service time not...

Also you need continous service time not accumilated.

So if he demobbed out after the war and joined much later it could explain it.
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 03-13-2020, 09:30 AM
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Posted By byterock
You might be right I was just going by the...

You might be right I was just going by the website I linked to. I was a little confused as the unit pulled back to 'Gien'

Will see If I can get in contact with the site owner ands get some...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 03-13-2020, 07:15 AM
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Views: 227,210
Posted By byterock
This one is the DROUOT...

This one is the DROUOT (http://www.chars-francais.net/2015/index.php/14-classement-individuel/char-b/214-539-drouothttp://)

The place is St-Germain-des-Prés which I think is part ot Paris?? The...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-11-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By byterock
Maybe he was a F-up and had a buch of items or...

Maybe he was a F-up and had a buch of items or single nasty one on his charge sheet ;)

That would stop you from getting the bar to the CD. Did not happen much but I have seen it.
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-11-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By byterock
They look like Canadian crests mostly. CFB...

They look like Canadian crests mostly.

CFB summerside is the one with the tree and the Neptune on it.

Some collect Zippos but the prices on these are IMO very high.

At one show I was at...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 02-28-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By byterock
Well I am the goat. Seems it is not Slovak...

Well I am the goat.

Seems it is not Slovak after all.

Wife had another look at it and it is pre war Eastern Moravian.

Seems there was quite a imposed shift in the Eastern-Moravian...
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 02-27-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By byterock
I this item metal or some sort of plastic?

I this item metal or some sort of plastic?
Forum: International Militaria Forum 02-26-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By byterock
No had the wife read it last night it is Slovak...

No had the wife read it last night it is Slovak and the to address in in Slovakia as well.

Hard to litterally traslate exactly but it is does say what 'Pepe77' says.

We gave it our best shot.
...
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 02-25-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By byterock
The wing is the much more common non army Jump...

The wing is the much more common non army Jump wing. Usually called the 'Air-Force' wings though it was for anyone who quilified on a Para course but did not serve in an operational para unit.
...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 02-25-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By byterock
Well Not Czech. Slovak, going by the writing on...

Well Not Czech. Slovak, going by the writing on the back ;)

Not 'Czechoslovak' legion as these are early post-war uniforms. The legion would of been in 'French unifomrs'

The postmark is for...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 02-25-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By byterock
"I picked up this interesting WW2 Press photo...

"I picked up this interesting WW2 Press photo recently. The photo has been touched up by the censor with red paint or ink to hide unit insignia on the Canadian soldiers sleeve.
Question- would this...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 02-18-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 227,210
Posted By byterock
Sorry not a M2. This is the M1...

Sorry not a M2. This is the M1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1_Combat_Car which is much better for your collection as this is the only colour photo I have ever seen of it.
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 02-07-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By byterock
I would have to agree with some to the others. ...

I would have to agree with some to the others. The hard part here would be trying to 're-create' the Bride.

I would say period (thoug the photo is a little muddy so it may be a copy of a photo) ...
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 02-07-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By byterock
The mystery one could be the...

The mystery one could be

the Schaumburg-Lippe Rettungsmedaille or Brunswick Orden Heinrichs des Löwen

if the ribbon colour has faded

Just a guess
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 02-03-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 166,337
Posted By byterock
What you are most likley seeing here could be an...

What you are most likley seeing here could be an artifact of the film.

This was a time when Pan-chromatic (sensitive to all colours) film was not as universial as it is today. Many common films...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 02-03-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By byterock
as HPL2008...

as HPL2008 (http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/member.php?u=10987) said it is a souvenir item no real military purpose.

It is a lovely bit of cartography. It is made in the same stye as late...
Forum: British and Commonwealth Militaria 01-09-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By byterock
The medal bar has a MID so his name should be in...

The medal bar has a MID so his name should be in the Gazette somplace though given the size of the WWII years you might be a chore to look him up but you do have most of the name
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 12-31-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,842
Posted By byterock
This might be a very intersting photo ...

This might be a very intersting photo

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=4521149&stc=1&d=1576896106

Seems troops of the XV corps did some destruction of German...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 12-24-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By byterock
I think so 'Eagle Scout' would be my guess

I think so 'Eagle Scout' would be my guess
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