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Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik Today, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Gordon Craig
rajko84, You can tell Generals daggers by...

rajko84,

You can tell Generals daggers by the end of the pommel. Regular officers daggers had a hammered appearance while Generals daggers had the DDR state crest on them. There were officers...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 06-03-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
Sebastijan, Another question. I have a...

Sebastijan,

Another question. I have a tunic for an officer in the band that has a rank star I am unfamiliar with. Perhaps you could help me and tell me what the rank displayed on this shoulder...
Forum: Italian & European Axis Allies Forum 05-27-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Gordon Craig
ivan, Your welcome. I hope that it works...

ivan,

Your welcome. I hope that it works for you.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Italian & European Axis Allies Forum 05-27-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Gordon Craig
ivan, You no longer have to pay to post...

ivan,

You no longer have to pay to post pictures on the WAF threads. There are size limitations and type of picture limitations. I suggest that you go to the top of this forum and click on FAQ...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-26-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By Gordon Craig
ostmark38, According to an article in the...

ostmark38,

According to an article in the Journal of the OMSA, titled "MODERN ORDERS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS OF THE SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC" by Edward J. Emering, they are, as viewed left to right by...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-25-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Gordon Craig
Mike, Here are some pictures of my PP Bln...

Mike,

Here are some pictures of my PP Bln pocket knife. The makers mark, two cranes facing each other, was used by Robert Klass of Solingen. The markings stamped on the grip of one side appear...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-25-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Gordon Craig
Mike, These knives are not common. I have...

Mike,

These knives are not common. I have one and posted pictures of it several years ago. I'll have to see if I can find it again and add to your thread.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-24-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Gordon Craig
Chris G. I'd me be interested in knowing how...

Chris G.

I'd me be interested in knowing how you came to this conclusion.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-24-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Gordon Craig
Didier, Interesting sports badge. I learn...

Didier,

Interesting sports badge. I learn something new everyday.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-24-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Gordon Craig
Didier, Not a badge that I have seen before...

Didier,

Not a badge that I have seen before or can associate with the French-German Brigade. A possibility is an unofficial badge from the Combined Joint Expeditionary Force. A joint...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-23-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Gordon Craig
Christopher G. Interesting knife. Too bad...

Christopher G.

Interesting knife. Too bad that no one have chimed in to identify it. It appears to use a blade similar to the French Lebel bayonet but probably too fancy for an issue piece. A...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-17-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
Sebastijan, Thanks for your really helpful...

Sebastijan,

Thanks for your really helpful comments on these questions. They help a lot. All of the boards in my collection were acquired at the same time. They came from a building full of old...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-16-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
Sebastijan, I found this picture on the net...

Sebastijan,

I found this picture on the net showing two soldiers manning a machine gun wearing shoulder boards similar to the ones above. Probably like the centre one in the top row that I asked...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-16-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
Sebastijan, I hope you don't mind but I have...

Sebastijan,

I hope you don't mind but I have a couple of more questions about the board you said was for a military school. What kind of school would that have been? A school for NCOs for a...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-15-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
sebastijan. Thanks again the interesting...

sebastijan.

Thanks again the interesting post.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-15-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Gordon Craig
Hitmann, You no longer need to pay to post...

Hitmann,

You no longer need to pay to post pictures on the forum. This change came about because hosting pictures was causing a lot of threads to become incomplete when the host discontinued...
Forum: Deutsche Demokratische Republik 05-15-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By Gordon Craig
Terry P, Welcome to the forum. Very good to...

Terry P,

Welcome to the forum. Very good to have new collectors join. A lot of us old timers don't post that much any more and new blood might stimulate us to post through answering your...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-13-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
Sebastijan, Back with some more photos. The...

Sebastijan,

Back with some more photos. The boards with the red chevrons are made of a cloth close to what we would find on raincoats in North America. I actually found a coat in my collection...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-13-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
Sebastijan, You have been a big help. I'll...

Sebastijan,

You have been a big help. I'll take some some closer pictures and perhaps send fewer at a time.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-12-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Gordon Craig
Paul, A veterans visor cap with a similar...

Paul,

A veterans visor cap with a similar cap badge but in metal and it appears to be from the Bundeswehr era. I have never been able to trace what unit wore this hat.

Regards,

Gordon
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-12-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Gordon Craig
Paul, Two more examples for your...

Paul,

Two more examples for your consideration in your quest to identify this cap. I saw one similar in a recent auction so saved pictures of it. In the auction it was listed as belonging to a...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-11-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
Sebastijan, Here are some more of my...

Sebastijan,

Here are some more of my shoulder boards. I think the dark blue ones are navy but not sure that they are all from the same time frame. The light blues ones appear to be slip on type...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-11-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
sebastijan, Thanks for the quick response. ...

sebastijan,

Thanks for the quick response. Both markings appear on the nuts.

I have a lot more shoulder boards that I would like your help with identifying. I'll add them to this thread and...
Forum: International Militaria Forum 05-11-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By Gordon Craig
Yugoslav shoulder boards - 1982-91?

Gentlemen,

I am trying to confirm that these shoulder boards are for the Yugoslav Air Force for the period 1982-91. Can someone help me here? If not this time period which one are they? The two...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 05-10-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Gordon Craig
manayunkman, There is nothing in the estand...

manayunkman,

There is nothing in the estand regulations that appear to prohibit the sale of this kind of knife. However, they would probably need to be listed in the Flea Market section of the...
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