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Forum: Collections Display Forum Today, 12:26 AM
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Posted By PaulW
A few tropical related items.

Hi, this is a big (but excellent) thread to read! Managed it in installments (admittedly mainly looking at the M40 caps - drool.... [love] ).

I don't class myself as a DAK or tropical collector...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum Yesterday, 07:59 PM
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Posted By PaulW
Great update Bill! thumbsup I did notice the...

Great update Bill! thumbsup

I did notice the lack of cuffbands, even on the NCO's.

I think this was quite normal for greatcoats (rarely, if ever seen on them I believe). Regarding the...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum Yesterday, 07:26 PM
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Views: 495,847
Posted By PaulW
Amazing contributions, thank-you for showing!...

Amazing contributions, thank-you for showing! thumbsup

Regards, Paul
Forum: John Burnett Helmet Forum 01-18-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By PaulW
Excellent news! thumbsup

Excellent news! thumbsup
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-17-2020, 08:13 PM
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Posted By PaulW
Good things come to those who wait! I don't...

Good things come to those who wait!

I don't own this but a very kind WAF member (who wishes to remain anonymous) has kindly sent these pictures of a Feldherrnhalle 'Bevo 1943' type cuff band...
Forum: Collections Display Forum 01-17-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By PaulW
Hi JR, a very nice (high quality) 'retreat'....

Hi JR, a very nice (high quality) 'retreat'. Looks great. thumbsup

Love the leather tub chair btw - a nice chair can really set a room off, perfect for putting friends/ victims in and annoying...
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 01-17-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,395
Posted By PaulW
Well deserved and well done Sir! thumbsup

Well deserved and well done Sir! thumbsup
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-13-2020, 06:00 PM
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Views: 495,847
Posted By PaulW
Hi longislandercjv, (ref post #1765), yes I think...

Hi longislandercjv, (ref post #1765), yes I think they are. thumbsup


Schulterklappen - Holy Smoke! [love]
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 01-02-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 83,543
Posted By PaulW
Yes indeed! :laugh: Ref the Infanterie Sturm...

Yes indeed! :laugh:

Ref the Infanterie Sturm Abzeichen worn with dark piping (Pioneer?) I think it was the case that the first Assault badge issued was often the one that was kept throughout the...
Forum: Luftwaffe War and Qualification Badges (Tim Calvert's Eagles Nest) 12-31-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By PaulW
Happy New Year, and thanks for the help received...

Happy New Year, and thanks for the help received on this excellent Forum! thumbsup

Best regards, Paul
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 12-31-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By PaulW
Well spotted Sir! :laugh: Happy New Year...

Well spotted Sir! :laugh:

Happy New Year all. thumbsup

Best regards, Paul
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 12-31-2019, 05:43 PM
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Views: 159,287
Posted By PaulW
Seconded! Superb thread. thumbsup Regards,...

Seconded! Superb thread. thumbsup

Regards, Paul
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-30-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,691
Posted By PaulW
Hi Mike, will leave that to those with more...

Hi Mike, will leave that to those with more experience than me (has been many years since I collected SS uniforms), but I think it would come down to stamps and lining materials.

Having said that...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-30-2019, 09:21 PM
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Views: 2,691
Posted By PaulW
Hi Harrison, if it was an unquestionably...

Hi Harrison, if it was an unquestionably untouched absolutely textbook SS M44 the price requested could have been 'eye watering'. As most SS tunics are restored I think you did OK with tunic #2, it...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-30-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,691
Posted By PaulW
"If you don't have a very good trusted friend you...

"If you don't have a very good trusted friend you should post it on here before you purchase the next one. It is always good to get a second opinion!"


Totally agree, but I think these were in...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-28-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 50,109
Posted By PaulW
M44 Heer Infantry shoulderstraps - combat worn.

OK, not so rare!

Really liked this character pair however, so the trigger was pulled!

Thank-you Santa! :)

Regards, Paul
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-28-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 495,847
Posted By PaulW
M44 Heer Infantry shoulderstraps - combat worn.

Hi, an ultra common set of insignia (at least in WW2 !), but this pair had an appeal.

The wear to me suggests they might have 'seen some history' - plus have a combat worn tunic they are crying...
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 12-28-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,174
Posted By PaulW
Very nice cap and a desirable Waffenfarbe Ben....

Very nice cap and a desirable Waffenfarbe Ben. thumbsup

Santa was truly generous! :)

Regards, Paul
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 12-28-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,476
Posted By PaulW
M40 Tropical 'DAK' cap - F. Weissbach, Glauchau

This is my favourite cloth headgear pick up in 2019, an M40 Tropical 'DAK' cap made by F. Weissbach, of Glauchau with E41 Depot marking.

Some more pictures here:-
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Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 11-28-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By PaulW
Colour period picture of KM M41 tropical cap in wear

Hi, spotted this picture in this online site owned by WAF member "Tor" here:-

http://krigsbilder.net/coppermine/thumbnails.php?album=518 - on page 2

Lots of headgear pictures to study on this...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 11-28-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 869
Posted By PaulW
Atlantik Wall Colour pictures

Hi, just a heads ref this excellent colour album posted on the website of WAF member "Tor".

http://krigsbilder.net/coppermine/thumbnails.php?album=518

It's on this website:-
...
Forum: Eric-Jan Bakker Wehrpass and Soldbuch Forum 11-26-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By PaulW
Well done! thumbsup

Well done! thumbsup
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 11-26-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By PaulW
Hello Manu, I think it might be OK, however the...

Hello Manu, I think it might be OK, however the collar patches (while plausible) are not what you might call the 'collector preferred type'. Most people wanting to add an M44 tunic to their...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 11-26-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By PaulW
Thank-you Ian! Great websites you have there...

Thank-you Ian!

Great websites you have there by the way. thumbsup

Werner - no worries. I have a similar problem when I visit German Forums!
Forum: Collections Display Forum 11-25-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,020
Posted By PaulW
Not just feldblusen, lots of nice items there,...

Not just feldblusen, lots of nice items there, and a fantastic display area / 'Man Cave' too! thumbsup

Best regards, Paul
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