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Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-30-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Hagrid
Hi Ferg! Nice haul...and worth to be displayed...

Hi Ferg!
Nice haul...and worth to be displayed with the backside towards the viewer thumbsup
It´s the first time I see THIS kind of reverse modification - usually the BH Mayers have a plain flat...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-16-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Hagrid
Hi Ferg! This type of buckle needs not to have...

Hi Ferg!
This type of buckle needs not to have a military background - try "Feldbinde" or "Feldbindenschloß" in Google: You´ll see loads of different types - police, firefighter, hunters etc.
My...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-15-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Hagrid
Typing error? Standard terminologie (maybe...

Typing error?
Standard terminologie (maybe „+Co“ instead....) i.e. “GmbH & Co KG“
Regards
Hagrid
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-15-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By Hagrid
Hi Tom! Not so easy with these pictures -...

Hi Tom!
Not so easy with these pictures - question is, whether the badge has soft details by cast (cast flaw right side of the eye?) or lack of photographic sharpness.
Besides that: It´s the...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-14-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Hagrid
Hi! As already stated: pictures are suboptimal....

Hi!
As already stated: pictures are suboptimal.
Things I don‘t like: Backside of cross, the R of the MM is slightly bigger, pin and catch wrong, no wheepholes...
And the cases with the purple...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-13-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Hagrid
Thank you for sharing this useful observation! ...

Thank you for sharing this useful observation!
Regards
Hagrid
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-13-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Hagrid
Hi Ferg! That would be Bastian Bros. Co.,...

Hi Ferg!

That would be Bastian Bros. Co., Rochester, NY. First used around 1909. (according to Mrs.Google http://asiteforme.tripod.com/Marks-BB ).

B.B. & Co is supposedly a german firm - but...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-12-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By Hagrid
If (!) the punch would be real, this badge dates...

If (!) the punch would be real, this badge dates after 1941 and would be Juncker-made
- but should have a slash in it.
And the Juncker MM - maybe...
So I´d rather let the badge pass. ...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-12-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Hagrid
It definitely looks different compared with...

It definitely looks different compared with others I have seen (which leaf exactly are you referring to, Ferg?), I always thought this MM to be a red flag.
But:
As far as I remember a very similar...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-12-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Hagrid
I gladly would put this set into my collection...

I gladly would put this set into my collection and would be happy with it ever after!
Regards
Hagrid
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-12-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Hagrid
Everybody writing on this topic was correct...

Everybody writing on this topic was correct smilewink
Regards
Hagrid
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-12-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Hagrid
These badges are a mystery to most collectors -...

These badges are a mystery to most collectors - including myself.
After some research on the topic two years ago it seemed to me that the examples with the "framed"grenades were all fakes.
On the...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-12-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,569
Posted By Hagrid
The engraving looks good and the man is on the...

The engraving looks good and the man is on the list for getting the award in december 1918...
But I´m not in the situation to judge the eagles:
Like Vince wrote - more (good!) copies than originals...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-11-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Hagrid
Nothing I would spend money for :dead: Regards ...

Nothing I would spend money for :dead:
Regards
Hagrid
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-06-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Hagrid
This seller has to be avoided anyway :nono: ! ...

This seller has to be avoided anyway :nono: !
Regards
Hagrid
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-05-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Hagrid
My first reaction was: "I have no idea!" ...

My first reaction was:
"I have no idea!"
(maybe the other 78 onlookers thought the same smilewink)
After your complaint I took a closer look and it seems to me that the striking is soft: the edges...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 12-01-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Hagrid
Hi Rudy! Losing a EK1 is unfortunate, indeed......

Hi Rudy!
Losing a EK1 is unfortunate, indeed... Replacing it adds to the issues I have with this group:
- the text in the book says: „...seiner kl. Freundin Barbara Borck“ ( ...for his little...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 11-29-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Hagrid
Hi! The book with the autograph is fine...the...

Hi!
The book with the autograph is fine...the badge, the iron crosses and the wound badge were awarded to Degelow, but the pieces shown might not be the „real“ examples. The clasps are not his, I...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 11-21-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Hagrid
Hi Chris! I´d rather say it´s an unmarked...

Hi Chris!
I´d rather say it´s an unmarked Poellath...
Regards
Hagrid
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 11-17-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Hagrid
Congrats, Ferg! You seem to be absorbing all...

Congrats, Ferg!
You seem to be absorbing all the desirable, modestly priced treasures on german ebay smilewink
I shyed away from this one because of the catch and the damage...
...although Weitze...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 11-01-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By Hagrid
Whoha! A massive souvenir - imagine the costs,...

Whoha!
A massive souvenir - imagine the costs, even at that time.
Nice piece of history, thanks for sharing!
Regards
Hagrid
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 10-18-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Hagrid
Hi Ferg! Just for my understanding (for it´s...

Hi Ferg!
Just for my understanding (for it´s not visible on the picture):
Is there a square punch on that badge somewhere?

That would be the kiss of death for my private little theory that this...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 10-18-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Hagrid
As an illustration for the remarks made above: ...

As an illustration for the remarks made above:
A side-by-side-comparison of the reverse of my own example and one sold by Hermann Historica. (I thought it was the same badge on the first...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 10-17-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Hagrid
Ferg, I agree about the contemporary Juncker...

Ferg, I agree about the contemporary Juncker traces and am still unhappy because I overslept the end of the auction...
It has an odd look to it because the tips of the wings had to be clipped a...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 10-15-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Hagrid
I think it‘s best to be seen at the eagles...

I think it‘s best to be seen at the eagles tail...
Unless Juncker had two different dies, these „rounded-tail“-specimens are still waiting for their attribution to a certain manufacturer.
I do have...
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