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Forum: Belts and Buckles Forum Today, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By John A.
More pics...

Here is the last pic of the belt/buckle set, and then I will post the separate belt.
Thanks again!

John
Forum: Belts and Buckles Forum Today, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 16
Posted By John A.
Question Heer Tropical: Real or?

Hi, folks,
I found a Heer tropical belt and buckle for sale, along with another belt,
and I'd like to get your opinions on them, please. I looked through the
"fakes" thread, and didn't see...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By John A.
Thanks!

Thank you for alerting us!

Do you know if they are in wide circulation yet among dealers,
or are they only available in 1 or a few places?

Thanks for your help!

John
Forum: Belts and Buckles Forum 08-04-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By John A.
Smile Thanks very much!

KLR, thank you very much for your help!

John
Forum: Belts and Buckles Forum 08-03-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By John A.
Second Buckle

Here are pics of the second buckle.

Thanks again for any help! :)

John
Forum: Belts and Buckles Forum 08-03-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By John A.
Question Help! HJ & WH: Real or Fake?

Hi, folks,

A friend visited a militaria show today, and found 2 belt buckles I'm interested in.
He sent these pics. I "think" they are original, but would like to check with you
to make sure....
Forum: Living History Forum 07-30-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 520
Posted By John A.
Thank you!

Outstanding! Thank you for sharing this with us!

John
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-28-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By John A.
No cuff titles...

Looking as carefully as I can at all left sleeves, where visible, I only see 1 possible
cuff title, on the officer who is sitting facing the camera, in the center row of
tables, third table from...
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 07-24-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By John A.
Thank you very much!

Hi, folks,

Thank you very much for your help! I'll send a request for photos showing
the front of the cap/insignia from straight ahead, and with details of the
sewing. In the meantime, I...
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 07-24-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By John A.
2 More Pics...

Here are the others, including stamp inside.
John
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 07-24-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By John A.
Question Luft O/S Cap OK?

Hi, folks,

I recently encountered this Luftwaffe Overseas cap for sale, and would
greatly appreciate your opinions as to originality?

2 more pics will follow in next post.

Many thanks, ...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-17-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By John A.
Not for me....

"Same similar named tags put on very basic WH equipment."

I thought the same thing... and found myself wondering how he happened
to have Johann Stockmeier's 1937 gas mask? One could fill a...
Forum: John Burnett Helmet Forum 07-13-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,493
Posted By John A.
Thanks for your wisdom!

Hi, folks,

Thanks very much for your information and wisdom!
I'm returning to the hobby after leaving it entirely in 1985. The advance
in availability of information since then is just...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-13-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By John A.
Wonderful! Thank you!

Great news!
Looks like I will be buying a breadbag which I've been looking for, for
quite some time!

Thank you for your help!

thumbsup

John
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-12-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By John A.
2 More Pics...

Thanks again for any help!

John
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-12-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By John A.
Smile Breadbag original? Opinions, please?

Hi, folks,

I have found a Heer breadbag which I'm interested in buying, but am
not sure it is original to WW2. Any thoughts/opinions on this would
be very helpful! (There should be 2 more...
Forum: Firearms Forum 07-12-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,264
Posted By John A.
Ummmm... yeah.......

"Looks like the lovechild of a C96 and a Luger."

With an additional DNA contribution from an Astra on the front end!"
:eek:

John
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-12-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By John A.
Thanks, Vince!

Thanks for posting the great info, Vince! Although I am not a Stahlhelm
collector, it was still very educational to be able to see the types of differences
in details that occurred. Having seen...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-09-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By John A.
Very nice! Thanks!

Very nice, Herr X! Thank you for the good pictures!

All the best,
John
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 07-09-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By John A.
Question Correct-type Zelt rope available?

Hi, folks,

I am looking for a source of correct-type rope for my Zeltbahns. From what I
have read, they were made of hemp, 4mm in diameter. If actual hemp rope
is not available, another...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-04-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By John A.
Great pics and information!! Thanks!!

Outstanding information, folks! Thank you very much for sharing!!

John
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-02-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By John A.
Stripes white, silver, or?

Very interesting! Is there any specification for the stripes? Are they made of NCO Tresse, a cloth braid strip, or?

Does anyone here have experience with known originals, who could comment
on...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-30-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By John A.
Smile Great info, Lloyd!

Thanks very much! I have seen some photos taken before the formal Tarn rank system was adopted, which showed a single strip (or rarely, 2 strips) of apparently silver Tresse on the smocks, but have...
Forum: Wehrmacht Equipment Forum 06-29-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By John A.
Spectacular!

Wonderful find!! Thank you for sharing it with us!

Look how little paint wear there is on the canteen snap hook
and how little wear there is on the cover.....

Congratulations!
John
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 06-29-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By John A.
Thanks, Ian!

Thanks, Ian, for sharing the very helpful information!
I appreciate it!

John
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