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Forum: Conservation/Safe Keeping Forum 06-06-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By keifer kahn
I use spring loaded wooden clothes pegs. I...

I use spring loaded wooden clothes pegs.

I nail the pegs to a length of timber and then affix the timber to the wall, beam etc,.

Super easy to remove the flag once up =, if needed.(just unclip...
Forum: Wound Badge Forum 02-25-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By keifer kahn
If that is a diestruck badge that edge line would...

If that is a diestruck badge that edge line would be the planchet line.

Clearly you can see the bottom section sticks out further than the top.

If it was a moulded fake both would be equal.
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 02-19-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By keifer kahn
A lot of people not readng forum headers lately.

A lot of people not readng forum headers lately.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-08-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By keifer kahn
It seesm the Bill wrapper was already the subject...

It seesm the Bill wrapper was already the subject of a mixed review thread...

Ex Butscheck item...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-07-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By keifer kahn
Tumble dryer with a brick added got that one... ...

Tumble dryer with a brick added got that one...

Bill Shea has one at present for sale....$3350 from memory with repro
shoulderboards and collartabs.....lots of mothing repairs.....
Bil reduced...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-06-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By keifer kahn
What is the price?

What is the price?
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 01-14-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By keifer kahn
Id have to say that 8 year is one of the most...

Id have to say that 8 year is one of the most common fakes of an 8 year.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-14-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By keifer kahn
Hi Henrik, Has the em luft...

Hi Henrik,

Has the em luft eagle got two tone reverse thread?
I think its ok.

Ref the Heer Panzer breast eagle, can you provide a clearer shot
...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-13-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By keifer kahn
The 2nd from the bottom ( with black...

The 2nd from the bottom ( with black enhancements) was mistakenly aligned for a while with the Reddick reproduction. (Known as the "Fat ass").

Attention to some obvious details revealed the...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-13-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By keifer kahn
I believe the cloth eagles are all good. All...

I believe the cloth eagles are all good.

All types have been discussed on here before.

The metal eagle I have no comment as I don't collect them.
Forum: Flag, Pennant and Standarte Forum 01-12-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By keifer kahn
I have one GI signed flag (over 50) and all...

I have one GI signed flag (over 50) and all signatures follow a similar theme.

1st notation is the platoon the soldier was in (e.g "HQ platoon" or "H company")
Then followed by soldiers Rank,...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-11-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By keifer kahn
I owned the same set and they are as bad as bad.

I owned the same set and they are as bad as bad.
Forum: Wound Badge Forum 01-08-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By keifer kahn
Have you tested the paint to see if it hasn't...

Have you tested the paint to see if it hasn't simply been sprayed over.

Perhaps a simple BWB someone decided to turn into silver postwar.

Try dab of acetone on an earswab. Wont hurt original...
Forum: Book Review and Media 01-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Poll: Dunkirk poll
Views: 3,403
Posted By keifer kahn
Lacked the congestive atmosphere I envisaged the...

Lacked the congestive atmosphere I envisaged the Dunkirk beaches to have had.
The almost total lack of sighted german soldiers (except for few scattered aircraft), seemed to be done with the lean to...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-04-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By keifer kahn
Based on corrosion only, it is super convincing....

Based on corrosion only, it is super convincing. Modern zinks corrode yes but not like this as modern zink alloys are a different makeup.

I collect gound dug items and I think this needs more...
Forum: Flag, Pennant and Standarte Forum 01-01-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By keifer kahn
I see no issues. The section with reinforcement...

I see no issues. The section with reinforcement stitch is a positive sign.
Forum: Flag, Pennant and Standarte Forum 12-29-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By keifer kahn
Typically, the white Rondel on common swastika...

Typically, the white Rondel on common swastika flags are straight line machine stitch. However Zig zag stitch is certainly a period stitching style and was utilised.

So for me it would not rule...
Forum: Crosses of the Wehrmacht 12-22-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By keifer kahn
Lack of frosting on what seems a good conditioned...

Lack of frosting on what seems a good conditioned cross, could be the result of it being polished and then left to tone down.

Polishing will remove the frosting and leave the cross looking in a...
Forum: Order of Battle and Individual Research Forum 10-29-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By keifer kahn
Try the website "Lexikon der Wehrmacht". Its...

Try the website "Lexikon der Wehrmacht".

Its in German and does contain some info on the 114th.

Regards KK
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-21-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By keifer kahn
The EK ribbon is the correct "Button hole"...

The EK ribbon is the correct "Button hole" ribbon. These were were narrower than the standard award ribbon, so they wouldn't bunch up, when put in the buttonhole.
Forum: Heer/SS War and Qualification Badges 08-30-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By keifer kahn
The ss medal is a well known fake. The Tail...

The ss medal is a well known fake.

The Tail shape which exits the rhs of the wreath binder is immediately bad.

One of many points.
Forum: Flag, Pennant and Standarte Forum 08-30-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By keifer kahn
Buying multi piece flags is no guarantee of...

Buying multi piece flags is no guarantee of avoiding fakes.
Plenty of multi piece fakes exist.


Silk screen or printed flags are common (RKF,s and RDF,s are almost always
printed). Banners with...
Forum: Wound Badge Forum 08-04-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By keifer kahn
Exactly as Ralph has stated, Real gold was...

Exactly as Ralph has stated,

Real gold was reserved (even for thin plating) for high end awards.
Forum: Wound Badge Forum 08-04-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By keifer kahn
It would be a Gold plated steel pin, not solid...

It would be a Gold plated steel pin, not solid gold and the plating is coming off.

That's why its rusted.
Forum: Conservation/Safe Keeping Forum 06-02-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By keifer kahn
You may consider a liner support to take the...

You may consider a liner support to take the weight off the sagging leather.

A rolled up sheet of acid free card rolled into a tube shape (and cut to height ) will do the trick.

Regards KK
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