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Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum Today, 01:57 PM
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Posted By OSS
The markings are very odd, particularly the...

The markings are very odd, particularly the Regimental designation.
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum Yesterday, 01:20 PM
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Views: 297
Posted By OSS
Though the Statni markings may have diminished...

Though the Statni markings may have diminished the value of otherwise original caps back when the Berlin Wall came down, I have heard that fakers have used a counterfeit Statni stamp to make their...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 12-11-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By OSS
Yes, I think the HG armband may have put that...

Yes, I think the HG armband may have put that idea in your head. This photo was likely taken in Italy as the HG band and the Italian helmet in the first photo suggest.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-11-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By OSS
I have yet to see a W-SS soldier wearing...

I have yet to see a W-SS soldier wearing Leibermuster.
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 12-10-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By OSS
This is the version of this gathering of the...

This is the version of this gathering of the servicemen and their souvenirs that I am familiar with. I suspect that they are sailors who have traded items of value (food stuff, cigarettes and/or...
Forum: John Burnett Helmet Forum 12-08-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,697
Posted By OSS
WOW:Eeeeeek:

WOW:Eeeeeek:
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-08-2019, 10:19 AM
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Posted By OSS
Nice example of a heavily service used field...

Nice example of a heavily service used field blouse. thumbsupthumbsup
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-08-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By OSS
The "25" is a manufacturer's marking and in no...

The "25" is a manufacturer's marking and in no way refers to the unit.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-07-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By OSS
Interesting, I don't recall seeing that before.

Interesting, I don't recall seeing that before.
Forum: Collections Display Forum 12-06-2019, 06:33 PM
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Posted By OSS
Lovely lineup!thumbsupthumbsup

Lovely lineup!thumbsupthumbsup
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-04-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By OSS
Typically the letter indicating the location of...

Typically the letter indicating the location of the school is Gothic. I am not sure whether someone substituted a Latin letter for the proper Gothic letter or that a letter was added (postwar?) to a...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 12-01-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By OSS
I didn't like everything about these straps...

I didn't like everything about these straps either. I have the impression that they had possibly been reconstructed from original parts (what the visor cap collectors call "Frankensteins"). I am not...
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 11-29-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By OSS
The jacket being worn in this photo appears to be...

The jacket being worn in this photo appears to be a mouse grey Heer Panzer personnel jacket with Heer insignia replaced by W-SS officer's insignia.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 11-27-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By OSS
The color is crimson which, while indicating GS...

The color is crimson which, while indicating GS and veterinary in the Heer, was also the underlying Waffenfarbe for organizations like the Feuerschutzpolizei. I think the blue green wool is important...
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 11-26-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By OSS
Pictures aren't the best but jacket looks OK....

Pictures aren't the best but jacket looks OK. They sometimes made use of earlier insignia and buttons. Insignia application, material and markings appear original.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 11-26-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By OSS
My first impression was that they are...

My first impression was that they are Feuerschutzpolizei.
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 11-25-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By OSS
An original in good condition might run $1000.00...

An original in good condition might run $1000.00 +.
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 11-25-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By OSS
I suggest you look for a less controversial...

I suggest you look for a less controversial example.
Forum: Heer Uniforms and Insignia Forum 11-25-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 745
Posted By OSS
I'm sure he means plain Jane, that is:...

I'm sure he means plain Jane, that is: unembellished, "as issued".
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 11-25-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By OSS
thumbsup Just kidding, thought he looked a little...

thumbsup Just kidding, thought he looked a little more diverse than the average German soldier in 1944. I like the appearance of late war LW ground troops though images of soldiers wearing Sumpftarn...
Forum: Cloth Headgear Forum 11-25-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By OSS
I believe your cap is NOT original. The eagle...

I believe your cap is NOT original. The eagle appears to be a reproduction and is not the type of eagle that was applied to this type of cap. The cockade looks bad too.
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 11-24-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By OSS
Your manakin may have been based on this German...

Your manakin may have been based on this German soldier.
Forum: Photos and Paper Items Forum 11-23-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By OSS
This image shows an officer in Lunneville, France...

This image shows an officer in Lunneville, France from the 15th Pz. Gren. Div. that had recently been transferred from the Italian front. This explains the tropical uniforms worn by him and others...
Forum: Luftwaffe Flying Corps: Uniforms, Traditions, and Equipment 11-22-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By OSS
The second one (NCO) looks good to me, the first...

The second one (NCO) looks good to me, the first one looks unfamiliar.
Forum: John Burnett Helmet Forum 11-22-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 821
Posted By OSS
Very interesting, possibly sourced from Chinese...

Very interesting, possibly sourced from Chinese stocks.
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