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Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear Yesterday, 02:10 PM
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Posted By ww1czechlegion
Thanks Bob! Looking forward to it! Thanks...

Thanks Bob! Looking forward to it!

Thanks Willi!



This type of shako/tschako was intoduced in 1895 for Bavaria.

The Bavarians started wearing a different looking model of shako on May...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-29-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Photos seem to be uploading, but the previous...

Photos seem to be uploading, but the previous posting would not take with the photos on them (they were edited down to the standard size I use here). Not sure what the problem is.

Best Regards,
...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-29-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Ersatz Prussian enlisted Helmet in Felt

Hello,

This came in a little over a week ago to add to the collection.

I have original kokardes for it, but will unfortunately need to search for a decent original chinstrap with brass fittings...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-27-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Thanks Jerry, Rob, and Chuck for your very nice...

Thanks Jerry, Rob, and Chuck for your very nice comments, I appreciate it!



Thanks Jerry, I'd enjoy that, and will look forward to seeing you and Bob again after we get through this virus...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-24-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Yes, I agree. Let's break this helmet down a...

Yes, I agree.

Let's break this helmet down a bit, and point out some of the problems it has:

1.) The chinscale attachment "rosettes" are not correct for an 1867 model helmet. The chin scales...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-22-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Bavarian Shako, enlisted in silver

Hello,

This just came in the mail on Saturday from a friend who acquired it in the 1990's at a Belgium flea market while he was living overseas.

I'm using the photos he took of the shako.
...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-22-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Hello, Congratulations on winning this very...

Hello,

Congratulations on winning this very rare, and expensive image recently!

I was watching it, and was surprised at the competition for it.

Best Regards,

Alan
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-21-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Absolutely Fantastic George, thanks for sharing!...

Absolutely Fantastic George, thanks for sharing! thumbsup

It was good to see you and visit a while at the recent S.O.S.

Best Wishes,

Alan
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-19-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Both are older copies that do not come close to...

Both are older copies that do not come close to looking like originals.

Both have very soft details as you mentioned.

Best Regards,

Alan
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-18-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Hello, Looks like a normal Reserve Infantry...

Hello,

Looks like a normal Reserve Infantry Officer Helmet in very nice condition. Congratulations on finding it! thumbsup

At some point of time, someone took apart the chinscale section on the...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-17-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By ww1czechlegion
That's one great looking helmet Ron, thanks for...

That's one great looking helmet Ron, thanks for sharing it with us! thumbsup

Best Wishes,

Alan
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-16-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Basically an officer eagle for this regiment...

Basically an officer eagle for this regiment would have a cut out crown. The vertical curved ribbed areas of the crown would be cut-out or as some say "pierced". An officer eagle would also most...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-15-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By ww1czechlegion
That is an excellent way to get things! Sounds...

That is an excellent way to get things! Sounds like you'll be getting more nice items in the future, good for you! thumbsup

I'll look forward to seeing more great Imperial items that you get from...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-14-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Great looking helmet, congratulations! thumbsup ...

Great looking helmet, congratulations! thumbsup

I'm guessing that you are running some type of internet private advertising in specific areas in Germany, such as on facebook, craigslist, or what...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-14-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Hello, The Ulan Regiment 7 wore a silver...

Hello,

The Ulan Regiment 7 wore a silver front plate also.

It also did not wear a "line" eagle, and was different in that respect from the other "line" Ulan Regiments. It wore the Guard Eagle...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-10-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Hello, Looks like you've got a great start...

Hello,

Looks like you've got a great start to an excellent display. thumbsup The torso mannequin looks very nice. I like the taller stand that you can get for this mannequin.

You can use some...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 03-02-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Thanks Brutus38, I appreciate it! Best...

Thanks Brutus38, I appreciate it!

Best Regards,

Alan
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-29-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Hessian M15 Pickelhaube from Show of Shows

Hello,

Here's my modest acquisition from the recent Show of Shows, a nice Hessian Model 1915 Helmet with the correct issue marking "R.B.A. 18" stamped inside. I've been looking for one of these...
Forum: Belts and Buckles Forum 02-25-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Yes, very, very nice indeed! The old style...

Yes, very, very nice indeed!

The old style pre-1895 buckle and the steel 1-piece example are very difficult to find. Congratulations! thumbsup

Best Regards,

Alan
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-24-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Hi Kirby, Missed you at the show this year....

Hi Kirby,

Missed you at the show this year. He showed me the buckle after he acquired it, and it's pretty cool. I don't know if a larger version exists or not.

It might be for a kinder...
Forum: Imperial Militaria Forum 02-22-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Thanks for posting this buckle. I have...

Thanks for posting this buckle.

I have 2-Examples like this.

One has a special belt with it, and the buckle has a D.R.G.M. with Number on it.

The other one is similar to your example with no...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 02-10-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Many thanks for your quick answers Gran & Greg, I...

Many thanks for your quick answers Gran & Greg, I appreciate it! thumbsup

Best Regards,

Alan
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-10-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Thanks BobI & Bob for your nice comments, I...

Thanks BobI & Bob for your nice comments, I appreciate it! thumbsup

Best Wishes,

Alan
Forum: International Militaria Forum 02-10-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Help ID a German Style Helmet

Hello,

Thanks in advance for any info that you can provide me on this helmet, as to what country used it. It's similar in shape to a German M-42 helmet.

It has a shallow dent in the upper back...
Forum: Imperial Uniforms and Headgear 02-07-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By ww1czechlegion
Thanks to everyone for your very nice comments, I...

Thanks to everyone for your very nice comments, I appreciate it! thumbsup

Best Wishes,

Alan
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