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Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Yesterday, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Gordon Craig
The tips on these "shoe lace" type ties makes it...

The tips on these "shoe lace" type ties makes it much easier to attach the shoulder boards. Especially on the later tunic where the holes are not finished on the edges as they are shown in the...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-06-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By Gordon Craig
Thanks for your comments. An important man in...

Thanks for your comments. An important man in German history and especially in the impact he had on the DDR.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-05-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By Gordon Craig
Ralph, Thanks for the kind words. I am...

Ralph,

Thanks for the kind words. I am always amazed at how long it takes to do something like my thread here. Good thing I enjoy research!

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-05-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By Gordon Craig
Hermann Duncker Hermann Ludwig Rudolph Duncker...

Hermann Duncker
Hermann Ludwig Rudolph Duncker (born May 24, 1874 in Hamburg , † June 22, 1960 in Bernau near Berlin ) was a German FDGB functionary and rector of the trade union school "Fritz...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-05-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By Gordon Craig
Hermann-Duncker Medal – Bartell #2807

Hermann-Duncker Medal – Bartell #2807
There are two issues of this medal; a) bronze, silver coated – 1972-82, & b) iron, nickle plated – 1982-89. The cased medal in my collection is of the 1972-82...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 12-05-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Gordon Craig
Mike, I can't comment on the colour of these...

Mike,

I can't comment on the colour of these mess tins for sure but PP Bln used helmets in similar colours at one point.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 12-04-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Gordon Craig
There is another book by Helmut Rettinghauus "DIE...

There is another book by Helmut Rettinghauus "DIE BAHNPOLIZEI deutscher Eisenbahn", also in German, from approximately 1920 to present day. Organization, uniforms etc. More text than pictures but...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-03-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,269
Posted By Gordon Craig
Joel, They were never cheap, or should I...

Joel,

They were never cheap, or should I say, inexpensive. They were much more available when I bought than they are today.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 12-03-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,269
Posted By Gordon Craig
Ralph, Thanks for bringing this thread to...

Ralph,

Thanks for bringing this thread to life again. Many of the new East German collectors won't have a chance to add one of these stars to their collection. Here are pictures of my cased...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 11-25-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Gordon Craig
Gentlemen, Thanks for your comments on this...

Gentlemen,

Thanks for your comments on this dagger. I have already told my associate that the dagger is probably worth more as a "parts dagger" than it would be if sold as is but he is not...
Forum: Daggers and Edged Weapons Forum 11-24-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Gordon Craig
Luftwaffe dagger-estate sale

Gentlemen,

A friend has been asked to help a widow disposed of some the artifacts her husband had collected over the years. One of those artifacts is a WWII Luftwaffe dagger. I haven't seen the...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-31-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,569
Posted By Gordon Craig
Really nice to see the group together. My...

Really nice to see the group together. My preferred way to by awards.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-19-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,932
Posted By Gordon Craig
Eric Graumann, You already have good answers...

Eric Graumann,

You already have good answers but I'll add my two cents worth. The Waffenbruderschaft medals were not give bronze then silver ect. There really is no relationship like that in...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-18-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By Gordon Craig
HPL2008, Thanks. Gordon

HPL2008,

Thanks.

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-18-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By Gordon Craig
Is this a Civil Defence uniform with Red Cross...

Is this a Civil Defence uniform with Red Cross association? The two badges are a bit confusing.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-17-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,614
Posted By Gordon Craig
TJ, Women's names are always a struggle in...

TJ,

Women's names are always a struggle in studying militaria. Women's names gave me a lot of problems when I lived Budapest and collected Hungarian militaria.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 10-17-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,524
Posted By Gordon Craig
Interesting video but the GST was the most...

Interesting video but the GST was the most interesting part for me.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-09-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By Gordon Craig
Kees, A few you say!!! Thanks for the post....

Kees,

A few you say!!! Thanks for the post. Interesting jacket.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-09-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By Gordon Craig
Nico, Ralph starts off saying that hosting...

Nico,

Ralph starts off saying that hosting is banning on the East German Forum but next he says it is banned on all of the WAF. A little confusing. If I understand the new rules, anyone can post...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-09-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By Gordon Craig
Steve, You don't have to use photobucket...

Steve,

You don't have to use photobucket anymore. Read here https://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017742

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Police & Civil Organizations Forum 09-28-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Gordon Craig
lohengrin, Interesting badge and probably...

lohengrin,

Interesting badge and probably rare to find in the case. Thanks for posting pictures of it.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 09-27-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Gordon Craig
Ralph, I am glad to see both moves listed in...

Ralph,

I am glad to see both moves listed in your notice take place. Users will still need to support the web site financially. How will this take place and are there any changes coming in this...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-20-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 276,492
Posted By Gordon Craig
Kees, The cuts in the back of the BGS jacket...

Kees,

The cuts in the back of the BGS jacket are done every time one of these jackets are disposed of. They usually cut off the pocket cover to remove the badges as well.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: International Militaria Forum 09-20-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Gordon Craig
upbeek, I am not a French collector but what...

upbeek,

I am not a French collector but what stands out to me is the lion on the reverse of the medal/medallion. A lion, as an emblem, is not something that I would normally associate with...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 09-15-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By Gordon Craig
Kees, Thanks for the interesting pictures of...

Kees,

Thanks for the interesting pictures of the hat. Interesting to see the pins etc. from this thread as worn by an active participant in the events.

Regards,

Gordon
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