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Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-07-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By Michael Fay
and some are suspected of being made yesterday

and some are suspected of being made yesterday
Forum: Roger Bender Book Review and Media 09-04-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,602
Posted By Michael Fay
as is to be expected ...especially when it was ...

as is to be expected ...especially when it was published by Munin :laugh:!
As a serious collector it has Always been helpful to know political slants of publishers-of any nation.
But more...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 07-08-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,159
Posted By Michael Fay
If you are new to the Hobby, this is one of the...

If you are new to the Hobby, this is one of the truths to learn
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 06-05-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Michael Fay
I think I have seen this book (on-line) two times...

I think I have seen this book (on-line) two times in about 15 years...maybe even in this forum.
I dont think they were for sale-hence, no memory of a price.
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 06-03-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,410
Posted By Michael Fay
very interesting

Thanks to the initial poster and French Volunteer,
I did not know that RAD units were on the Eastern Front.
Very interesting and makes sense historically , under the exigencies of later part of...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 05-30-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,027
Posted By Michael Fay
Inspiring

inspiring.
I have been considering grouping my stuff of late...
love how items are grouped.
I know that cutting out the foam backing to fit daggers is not so easy to do well and yours is done...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-21-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,473
Posted By Michael Fay
Id much rather be wrong on this anyway. I was...

Id much rather be wrong on this anyway.
I was taught this years back by Historian and librarian archivists, but I guess I missed the cut off for this combustible problem by a decade or two.
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-20-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,473
Posted By Michael Fay
You are very welcome. For me this bridges both...

You are very welcome.
For me this bridges both "Safety-First (for human life)," as well as the protection of our collections :as I surmise, we all usually keep our main corpus of our collections...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 10-18-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,473
Posted By Michael Fay
hazard warning about old film

a warning:
old film is notoriously known for spontaneous flammability and less dangerous, simply decomposing into an entropic oblivion.
it is due to the breaking down of nitrates. If you can smell...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 09-29-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,207
Posted By Michael Fay
charcoal is better than most have any idea

Perhaps I have not been clear on my stand: the pharmaceutical/fish tank grade charcoal method DOES WORK.
it has been used for over a 100 years by used book sellers.

It is all in the application;...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-25-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,136
Posted By Michael Fay
Olav beat me to it: use the search button on...

Olav beat me to it:
use the search button on WAF to inform yourself before you ask on WAF,
it helps you to not have to ask at all, and even better, helps you to craft clear and succinct questions...
Forum: Conservation/Safe Keeping Forum 09-25-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,556
Posted By Michael Fay
collector conservation caveat

I concur with all stated by KLMKsunbunny,

I will add that by "professional framer" it is meant, not a generic retail type chain stores offering framing services and/or framing supplies, as I find...
Forum: Belts and Buckles Forum 09-14-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 22,726
Posted By Michael Fay
you have clarified something that was used to...

you have clarified something that was used to brow-beat, school and warn off (?) Jean-Pierre R, from his daring to speak up on this subject.
This was the supposition that if you don't know the...
Forum: Belts and Buckles Forum 09-14-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 22,726
Posted By Michael Fay
Hello Jean-Pierre R., I am not a buckle...

Hello Jean-Pierre R.,
I am not a buckle collector,
but always planned on getting a authentic SS buckle someday.
As such, I thank you for suffering the slings and arrows associated with DARING TO...
Forum: Collections Display Forum 09-12-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,502
Posted By Michael Fay
I know where your expendable wealth goes ...

I know where your expendable wealth goes

Congrats on quite a desirable book(- and one that might retain value longer than a lot of other things)
Forum: Collections Display Forum 09-12-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,502
Posted By Michael Fay
"The Losers ," produced in very early 80's had...

"The Losers ," produced in very early 80's had the best art , in my opinion. Drawn written and created by Jack (The King) Kirby.

I shook Jack Kirby's hand at least 10 times at the 'Con -I was his...
Forum: Collections Display Forum 09-12-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,502
Posted By Michael Fay
Memories

Oh how nice to stumble on your thread, Gary!

Some of those you posted I read 1000 times in the early 70s.
Especially "WIERD WAR"
-not collecting comics anymore-
The Con (SD Comic Con) totally...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-12-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Michael Fay
oh, that is cool. But I care more about the...

oh, that is cool.
But I care more about the Norge Zeitschrift -even cooler

you know Hirdmann=was the feudal term in Norwegian "for the kings man"
if I remember correctly.
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 09-12-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,207
Posted By Michael Fay
Ididnt see this thread till now, but in future...

Ididnt see this thread till now, but in future keep in mind the use of charcoal.

Food grade charcoal or Fish tank grade Charcoal will absorb odors instead of masking them.
Enclose your item in...
Forum: Political Organizations 09-12-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Michael Fay
always nice to "find" such things and have joy at...

always nice to "find" such things and have joy at the "finding."
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-11-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,246
Posted By Michael Fay
I can corroborate that-I was there and remember...

I can corroborate that-I was there and remember the plethora of repro SS daggers and rings...
Even though we all lament for the nostalgic(definition: primary or 1st definition in any Dictionary=to...
Forum: Tony Barto SS Uniforms and Insignia Forum 09-11-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,246
Posted By Michael Fay
don't hold your breath brad. more like time to...

don't hold your breath brad.
more like time to have an attorney consulted before anyone dares to post if you ask me.
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 09-11-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,854
Posted By Michael Fay
shades of grey equals nuanced multiplicities of complexity

Completely understood.
The world is shades of grey
and shades of grey equals nuanced multiplicities of complexity
which in turn equals high emotions on all sides
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 09-11-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,854
Posted By Michael Fay
my answer here is not directed at anyone here in...

my answer here is not directed at anyone here in thread so far , but in my estimation the answer is YES.

'Been done by all sorts of individuals and org,s; both governmental and business in social...
Forum: Roger Bender Book Review and Media 09-11-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,329
Posted By Michael Fay
Dear Sir, thank you for informing this forum. ...

Dear Sir,
thank you for informing this forum.
We will be sorely lacking by the loss of the author/researcher and his inspiration to research those subjects he obviously cared so much about. I find...
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