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 Post subject: And behold, a star rose in the East
PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:43 pm 
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But this star is on a Kgl.Sächs. Karabiner-Regiment (2.Schweres Regiment) Metalhelm and the city in the East was Dresden.

For the first Pickelhaube showing of 2018, lets start the New Year off with a killer.

This helmet came as a complete surprise offer to me in 2017. I never thought I would have an issued Saxon Heavy Cavalry metal helmet, as they are horrifically expensive and more or less impossible to find even if you wanted one.

I know many prefer these with the parade lion, but I prefer Pickelhauben in their combat configuration with the spike mounted. And this example has a magnificent tall spike. So this helmet for me, could not get any better.

Here is the link to the standard write-up and more photos.

http://www.kaisersbunker.com/dunkelblau ... /dbh22.htm

This beautiful Metalhelm was obtained in 1980 by a distinguished collector in Quebec Canada, who owned it for 37 years. Now I have the privilege to care for it.

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:o Great helmet!!
Thanks for sharing.
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Great find Tony, going to be hard to beat. I am happy for you

still on my list

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Very nice Tony. Love to see the marked Other Ranks pieces like this Saxon. The leather lined back visor very nice too.
Congrats !!


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What a beautiful helmet, I just looked at your link for the rest of the pictures,
I am simply gobsmacked with it's beauty....

:bravo: :bravo: :bravo:

If only I could ever own one of these, [-o<

Greetings, Coert :)


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That is a shinning beauty =D> =D> =D>

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:bravo:
Such a beauty!!
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Shut the front door!!!!!!!!! =D>

That is a knockout example Tony!!! Absolutely perfect and pristine example.

Way to start off the New Year!!!

Me wants!

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A stunner =D>

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:bravo: :bravo: :bravo:


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Congratulations T on a magnificent addition to your already world class collection. :bravo:

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That's a real top shelver Tony! Congratulations!

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And secondly, to Tony: me bloody oath, mate, what a spectacular way to start the new year! It truly is a beauty, and an extremely rare one to boot! Congratulations :thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up: :thumb up:

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Congratulations, that‘s a wonderfull Helmet. I really like these metall Helmets and this one is a beauty =D> =D>
Well done :D

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Beautiful helmet :bravo: :bravo: :bravo:


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A Pleasure to see!!
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That's a beauty Tony! My 6th K. is also set up how 'I'd have done it' were I in the unit, tall spike and all.

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Very nice, congrats!

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Really a stunning item, Tony. It's one of my dreams.
Congrats.
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