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Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-10-2020, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Forssmann
The Start of My Late War Display

I figured I would create a diary of sorts on creating a late war combat order display. I've seen one or two of these kinds of threads and I find it helpful, so I hope to add another.

I recently...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-10-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By Forssmann
There is some traces of light brown in the...

There is some traces of light brown in the interior, indicating the camo exterior was painted on AFTER the interior was painted black. Many of the helmets that I see that have interiors painted are...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-06-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Forssmann
I'll be the devil's advocate here and say the SOS...

I'll be the devil's advocate here and say the SOS doesn't quite cut the mustard for the Imperial collector...unless you have deep pockets.

You'll find the big ticket items like many many...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-03-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Forssmann
Very nice helmet Help me out and look...

Very nice helmet


Help me out and look through some barns over there, I need a pair of Hessian infantry shoulder straps! smilewink
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-27-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
This is great info! Thanks. I just got the tunic...

This is great info! Thanks. I just got the tunic in the mail today, will post more pics soon
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-23-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
any good sources for shoulder straps?

any good sources for shoulder straps?
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-23-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
That's good to know. Now to search for shoulder...

That's good to know. Now to search for shoulder boards
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-23-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
I've never messed with original militaria, the...

I've never messed with original militaria, the idea seems like a sin to me. If I do this, it will be with the thinnest needle and thinnest thread available
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-23-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
Yep, that's me! After chatting with the seller, I...

Yep, that's me! After chatting with the seller, I just couldn't let it go for the price.

And I dont trust a soul to touch this tunic unless they've had experience sewing these on. Know of anyone...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-23-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
They may not be hard to get, but when I get them...

They may not be hard to get, but when I get them I dont want to sew them on this tunic. It is a Hessian tunic, depot marked with its brass belt hooks, and a slight repair to the inside collar
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-23-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
Should I just leave this tunic without shoulder...

Should I just leave this tunic without shoulder boards Im starting a display and would like for it to be complete
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-23-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
Where are they usually sewn onto?

Where are they usually sewn onto?
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-22-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By Forssmann
M15 Bluse Shoulder Strap Question

Here is one picture of my M15 Bluse and I'm wondering how I might deal with the lack of shoulder straps. Is there anyway to add some original straps without sewing into the bluse?
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-22-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 49,008
Posted By Forssmann
Wow. It looks like a picture taken from an actual...

Wow. It looks like a picture taken from an actual museum
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-20-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 49,008
Posted By Forssmann
Reviving this thread to say what an interesting...

Reviving this thread to say what an interesting journey. OP didn't have the slightest idea where to start when wanting to put together a display, then ended with tons of gear. I wonder where his...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 02-16-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Forssmann
It's fake. I asked started a thread on the...

It's fake.

I asked started a thread on the exact same type a while back
http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=968960
Forum: Firearms Forum 01-30-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Forssmann
My opinion: No Generally, artillery lugers...

My opinion: No

Generally, artillery lugers are going to be significantly more expensive than army lugers

However, you can get into the weeds with comparing certain lugers. The price of an all...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 01-28-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,111
Posted By Forssmann
You should post this over in the 1957ers awards...

You should post this over in the 1957ers awards forum. I'm pretty sure the PLM experts frequent that forum more than the Imperial as generally most PLMs are post war since war time examples are...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 01-26-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,111
Posted By Forssmann
The detail certainly appears to be there. The...

The detail certainly appears to be there. The ribbon looks good as well...to me that is. I haven't looked at enough crowns to have an opinion on it.

I have an S&L but I'm FAR from an expert on...
Forum: Firearms Forum 01-25-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Forssmann
Its a nice gun. Regardless of some mismatch...

Its a nice gun. Regardless of some mismatch parts. When they are this old, its hard to find an all matching and if you do, they cost a fortune. I have a 1917 Spandau that has a mismatch bolt, but...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 01-22-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By Forssmann
they all deserve to be displayed....at the bottom...

they all deserve to be displayed....at the bottom of a hefty bag
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 01-22-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By Forssmann
My theory: "sergeant" was used as it may signify...

My theory: "sergeant" was used as it may signify the upper-class???

French and if I recall correctly, Latin, were taught to the wealthy upper-class, particularly to recruits in officer schools....
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 01-21-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By Forssmann
Very cool. The Imperial collecting realm doesn't...

Very cool. The Imperial collecting realm doesn't get much of these types of groupings. Will this and the staff grouping go up for sale?

Also, would love to see an imperial section on your website....
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 01-17-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Forssmann
Quick pic for now. The case is just a place...

Quick pic for now. The case is just a place holder for now, not a PLM case
Forum: 1957 Medals, Orders and Decorations 01-17-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Forssmann
It does have looped edges. I'll post some pics...

It does have looped edges. I'll post some pics soon of the PLM and ribbon
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