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Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 03-24-2020, 02:35 PM
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Posted By Mr. Scratch
The pommel is slightly loose on this. Seems like...

The pommel is slightly loose on this. Seems like the pommel nut has unscrewed just a touch, but it looks like it requires a special prong-shaped tool to tighten it. Anyone have any tips on a...
Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 03-14-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By Mr. Scratch
That may be among the most information-rich and...

That may be among the most information-rich and well put-together responses to photos I've posted that I've ever gotten on this forum.

Thank you for taking the time to do this, Einzel!
Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 03-08-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Mr. Scratch
Here's the whole sword.

Here's the whole sword.
Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 03-08-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By Mr. Scratch
My ghod! Even a blind squirrel finds a nut...

My ghod! Even a blind squirrel finds a nut sometimes! [love]

So the story was that this was originally taken as a souvenir by a German, and then subsequently brought back by an American. I gave...
Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 03-08-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Arsenal and acceptance markings

Arsenal and acceptance markings
Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 03-08-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 219
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Legit Shashka?

Okay...so. Found at the local flea market.

Give it to me straight guys, how did I do?

Fingers crossed.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 03-02-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Mr. Scratch
LOL, yeah, just as a vintage suit case it has...

LOL, yeah, just as a vintage suit case it has something going for it. I was actually thinking of putting it to use if I can establish it has no military connection.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-21-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Huh. well that's a minor bummer. Fortunately it...

Huh. well that's a minor bummer. Fortunately it only cost me $40. You pays yer money an' you takes yer chances.

Can anyone make out this stamp? It's the only factory marking on it that I can find.
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-20-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Japanese Officer / Pilot Suitcase

Picked this up last weekend. The previous owner said it had flight gear in it before he obtained it. He was also very excited about the Japanese Occupation 100 Philippine Peso note he found tucked...
Forum: Living History Forum 02-11-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By Mr. Scratch
I would actually suspect left-wing/Antifa to have...

I would actually suspect left-wing/Antifa to have done this.

They claimed to have dug up Horst Wessel's (former) grave some years back and thrown the skull into a river, though it turned out it...
Forum: Living History Forum 02-10-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Mr. Scratch
I didn't realize Irving was doing tours of death...

I didn't realize Irving was doing tours of death camps. That's interesting.

Why is he, an expert on the Third Reich, doing tours of these sites if he believes there was no death camps there?...
Forum: Japanese Militaria Forum 02-10-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Mr. Scratch
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Really love this tsuba. Wind and lightning.

A similar theme can be found on this illustration...
Forum: Living History Forum 02-07-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Mr. Scratch
I've studied the Gustloff for nearly 20 years,...

I've studied the Gustloff for nearly 20 years, and have never heard a satisfactory answer to this question.

From what I have read, when the Soviets went down to it in the 1950s (it was suspected...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 02-06-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Mr. Scratch
I didn't look at the backside, so I don't know....

I didn't look at the backside, so I don't know. Is there anything he should look for?
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 02-05-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mr. Scratch
What is the ratio of the ones that actually have...

What is the ratio of the ones that actually have the stamps vs the ones where the pocket has been cut out? I have seen several of these over the decades, and still never been able to examine the...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 02-05-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Saxon Orders of Henry, Albert, EK2

Friend picked these up, and am trying to give him a value

Just referring to the medal bar: Saxon. Order of Henry, Order of Albert 1st Class, Order of Albert 2nd Class, EK2.

I told him it was...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 02-05-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Mr. Scratch
1st Model Luftwaffe + SA Dagger

A friend picked these up as part of a group. They look good to me, but want to make sure. Can anyone give him an estimated value?
Forum: U.S. Militaria Forum 11-12-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Need a value - Named 187th ABN Parade Helmet w/ Grouping to Korea-era Ranger

I'm looking to get a retail value for this grouping.

The grouping is to a listed Korea-era Ranger (3rd Ranger Co), who like most of the other Rangers, went to the 187th Airborne when the unit was...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-31-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Mr. Scratch
This was occasionally done, and I would very...

This was occasionally done, and I would very happily accept such a piece.
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-08-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Yes, according to the source, these were all...

Yes, according to the source, these were all recovered from a rag-picker in the 1950s, a variety of zeltbahn scrap, presumably from some factory. It's an odd mix of different patterns. More will be...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-08-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Thanks guys. I'm going to pick up the rest of...

Thanks guys. I'm going to pick up the rest of this stuff. Hopefully there will be enough variation from these small pieces to get a good selection of original cammo specimens.
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-05-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mr. Scratch
SS Blurred Edge & Plane Tree? Strips. Okay?

I know these aren't much, just trying to figure out if they are real before using them in a project.

The colors in the photo seem much brighter than they actually are in person. I took the pics in...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 09-15-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Unknown Fur-Lined Coat

Hopefully someone can help ID this.

Reminds me a bit of a Russian bekesha, but not exactly. The fabric appears to be Soviet Bloc military-type. Fully lined with rabbit fur, the collar is...
Forum: Firearms Forum 09-01-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Mr. Scratch
No, it will not fit an MP40. It will fit in...

No, it will not fit an MP40.

It will fit in a British Lanchester or Sten though.

Very nice condition on this mag. Maybe drop me a line if you ever decide to sell it!
Forum: Firearms Forum 08-15-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Mr. Scratch
Thanks guys, this was just the sort of info I was...

Thanks guys, this was just the sort of info I was looking for!
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