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Forum: Collections Display Forum Today, 12:08 PM
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Posted By TWS
I don't know what photo software you have, but I...

I don't know what photo software you have, but I just go into Paint and use the rotate command.
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum Today, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 133
Posted By TWS
Simply fantastic Mattias. thumbsup That...

Simply fantastic Mattias. thumbsup
That grouping is wonderfully complete and it's truly rare to find one that is so comprehensive. Love it.
Forum: Wehrmacht Vehicles (other than Panzers) Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 101
Posted By TWS
Very cool. Thanks for sharing. :smokin:

Very cool. Thanks for sharing. :smokin:
Forum: John Burnett Helmet Forum Yesterday, 11:51 PM
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Views: 135
Posted By TWS
Good honest field captured helmet (and flag)! ...

Good honest field captured helmet (and flag)! thumbsup
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum Yesterday, 11:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,004
Posted By TWS
Agree with both statements. :laugh:

Agree with both statements. :laugh:
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-13-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,004
Posted By TWS
I agree. I don't collect tropical. Mostly wool...

I agree. I don't collect tropical. Mostly wool and a few HBT "summer" or "South Front", but it's the same principle.

IMO, relatively few tunics in collections today were actually worn at the...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-13-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,004
Posted By TWS
As far as field tunics, I pursue (and have in my...

As far as field tunics, I pursue (and have in my collection) a mixture of minty examples but also some that show strong honest use. With parade or piped walking out tunics they need to be in...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-12-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By TWS
Post-war era. The Bundeswehr stamped uniform...

Post-war era. The Bundeswehr stamped uniform items to be discarded with an A just like that. I used to buy Bundeswehr items in a second hand shop when I was an exchange student and they had that...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-12-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By TWS
That was my guess but since you were tagged I...

That was my guess but since you were tagged I thought it safer to let you chime in first. :laugh:
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-12-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By TWS
I agree. Stay away.

I agree.

Stay away.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-11-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By TWS
Looks good based on the photos. thumbsup

Looks good based on the photos. thumbsup
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 09-10-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 716
Posted By TWS
The Luftwaffe certainly had their own uniform...

The Luftwaffe certainly had their own uniform designs, but is the center seam acceptable?
If it was a Heer M44 tunic, I would be very skeptical.
Forum: Living History Forum 09-06-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By TWS
Roger that. That's what I figured. Early and...

Roger that. That's what I figured. Early and even then still not common.
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 09-05-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By TWS
^ Thanks for posting the breakdown on how the...

^ Thanks for posting the breakdown on how the combinations were to be worn. I hadn't looked that up in a long while and just dimly remembered about skipping an intermediate class in cases of...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-05-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By TWS
No worries Ian. I'm a big boy and I'd rather...

No worries Ian. I'm a big boy and I'd rather know. Appreciate your input in the other thread as well. thumbsup

(Next time I screw up, just private message me. :laugh: I'm busy wiping egg off...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-05-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By TWS
Thanks Johnny. Same goes for me in 37 years of...

Thanks Johnny. Same goes for me in 37 years of collecting uniforms.
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 09-05-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By TWS
Just going off memory, so not certain, but I...

Just going off memory, so not certain, but I believe the convention was that the first and last long-service medals were worn, leaving out those earned in between. And yes, the lack of a Hinderburg...
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 09-05-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By TWS
Yes sir. Totally agree as I even noticed that...

Yes sir. Totally agree as I even noticed that when I took it out of the riker mount for the first time in many years. The tie down threads struck me as a bit obtrusive and ugly as you pointed out.
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 09-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By TWS
Thanks for all of the input gentlemen. Truth...

Thanks for all of the input gentlemen. Truth hurts but I'd rather have the truth than be blissfully unaware.

As far as each individual medal, are there any that stand out as being complete...
Forum: Living History Forum 09-04-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By TWS
Amen. Superb presentation. The...

Amen. Superb presentation.


The Sterbebild is unusual to me in that it names his unit (PR 35). I am used to them being vague (I believe on purpose for security measures) and just say something...
Forum: Collections Display Forum 09-04-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By TWS
Nice collection. VERY COOL that you have the...

Nice collection. VERY COOL that you have the uniform of your uncle. :Eeeeeek:thumbsup
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 09-04-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By TWS
Closed end of the needle. I'm looking at these...

Closed end of the needle. I'm looking at these photos as they came out in the post above and I may need to re-take them with better lighting. Let me know. Might be enough obvious wrong stuff going...
Forum: General Wehrmacht Awards 09-04-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By TWS
Dubious Medal Bar

Originating from the thread about my Waffenrock http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1015249


A couple sharp members pointed out the the wreath on the Army 40-year service...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-04-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By TWS
That's the only example I have ever purchased of...

That's the only example I have ever purchased of that award but were I looking at one for purchase today I would have been able to do more due diligence. A quick look around and I pulled up this. I...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-04-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By TWS
I can photograph it and post it up in the...

I can photograph it and post it up in the appropriate sub-forum. I heard about shenanigans coming out of House of Swords, but long after I was (briefly) a customer.
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