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Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 04-20-2020, 06:47 AM
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Posted By SkaraBrae
Even if the bag were real, with this seller, you...

Even if the bag were real, with this seller, you would never receive it. Either an empty box or nothing. That's why he doesn't take PayPal.
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 04-14-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By SkaraBrae
Black soldier.

Black soldier.
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 04-14-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By SkaraBrae
Kettle drummer.

Kettle drummer.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 03-31-2020, 08:50 AM
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Views: 248,760
Posted By SkaraBrae
Very artisitc helmet fakery

This faker went to very artistic lengths to pose his piece of crap in a rustic "barn-find" setting! The photo of the helmet "in situ" deserves some kind of nature photography prize.
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Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 03-29-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By SkaraBrae
No knowledge here at all? I'm surprised.

No knowledge here at all? I'm surprised.
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 03-25-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By SkaraBrae
Women in WW1?

Is there historical evidence that women served in the Imperial Navy in any capacity in the First World War as they did in the Kriegsmarine in the Second World War?
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-25-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,045
Posted By SkaraBrae
"Pashtuns do not have a tradition of weaving pile...

"Pashtuns do not have a tradition of weaving pile carpets"

The exception are the Meshwani Khel, but many ethnologists believe they are genetically closer to the Baluch.
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Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-25-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,045
Posted By SkaraBrae
This shows how little you know about this topic. ...

This shows how little you know about this topic. An Afghani is a unit of currency, like a dollar bill. The correct usage is "Afghan....." not "Afghani" unless you are speaking about money.

I...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-24-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,045
Posted By SkaraBrae
Yes, but as I pointed out (and backed up with a...

Yes, but as I pointed out (and backed up with a qualified rug expert's source) there are very, very few. The Pashtuns of Afghanistan and northern Pakistan do not, as a rule, engage in carpet...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 03-24-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,045
Posted By SkaraBrae
A prayer rug is a prayer rug. There's no such...

A prayer rug is a prayer rug. There's no such thing as a "jihadi prayer rug." They are souvenir items, made for the foreign trade. There are virtually no Pashtun-made carpets or rugs. The Pashtuns...
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 03-24-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By SkaraBrae
The missing "g" is the kiss of death in my...

The missing "g" is the kiss of death in my opinion. No German would abbreviate Jäger in this way.
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-21-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By SkaraBrae
I think perhaps Italian. For sure not German.

I think perhaps Italian. For sure not German.
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 03-16-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,699
Posted By SkaraBrae
The price says a lot. It is a "sucker price." ...

The price says a lot. It is a "sucker price." An original would sell quickly for twice that, even in today's market. That seller is highly suspect to begin with, and certainly knows the value of a...
Forum: Italian & European Axis Allies Forum 02-25-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By SkaraBrae
The badge is from after WW2.

The badge is from after WW2.
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 02-16-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By SkaraBrae
It does not look like tropical shirt material to...

It does not look like tropical shirt material to me.
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 02-01-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By SkaraBrae
Then it is absolutely a fake. If don't want to...

Then it is absolutely a fake. If don't want to hear the truth, don't post it here.
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 02-01-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By SkaraBrae
The tan tropical cap is certainly a fake.

The tan tropical cap is certainly a fake.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-17-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By SkaraBrae
No.

No.
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-13-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By SkaraBrae
This is the Deutscher Luftsportverband (German...

This is the Deutscher Luftsportverband (German Air Sports Association) pin from around 1934. The rim seems thinner to me than the rim of the insignia in the photo. Is there another version?
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-13-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By SkaraBrae
Thanks Chris, that's really interesting. I...

Thanks Chris, that's really interesting. I wonder why he would be wearing that on the side of his hat!
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-10-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 364,872
Posted By SkaraBrae
Does anyone recognize the unit insignia being...

Does anyone recognize the unit insignia being worn on the M43 cap of this Field Division airman in Russia?4537095
Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-08-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,991
Posted By SkaraBrae
Here's a genuine early BW FJ helmet for $50 if...

Here's a genuine early BW FJ helmet for $50 if anybody wants one.

https://www.ebay.de/itm/BW-Bundeswehr-Fallschirmjager-Stahlhelm-1-Modell/383355952676?hash=item5941cb9e24:g:8u8AAOSwORheEhIt
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Forum: Fallschirmjäger Forum 01-03-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By SkaraBrae
M43 unit badge?

Can anyone identify the circular unit badge this man is wearing on his M43 cap? I think these men are in Russia. Two have Wolchow sticks, one is wearing heavy fur boots, and one man is wearing a...
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 01-01-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By SkaraBrae
Identify unit badge on M43 Cap in Russia?

Can anyone identify the circular unit badge this man is wearing on his M43 cap? He is holding a Wolchow stick, another man is wearing heavy fur boots, and one man is wearing a close combat badge....
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-30-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By SkaraBrae
That is a beautiful set, the best I've ever seen....

That is a beautiful set, the best I've ever seen. He has the Chanakale (Gallipoli) bar on his Turkish War Medal ribbon so he was one of reactively few Germans at that battle. Very cool.
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