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SS caps in the 1970s.

Article about: For Patrick in Ireland, an image of my first cap, as well as the others, all sold at the end of the 1970s, and some bought back later at huge expense. The first cap (left screen) I secured i

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ID:	332054For Patrick in Ireland, an image of my first cap, as well as the others, all sold at the end of the 1970s, and some bought back later at huge expense.

    The first cap (left screen) I secured in 1971 for USD 125. It was a Mueller Sonderanfertigung.


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    I secured again two of the three black SS officers caps pictured here, one of which is silken.

    The middle enlisted cap I also bought back, and it now resides in Belgium having made its way from Los Angeles to Stockholm to Bruxelles or Antwerp. Go figure.

    In the retrospective, there is less of this stuff than I thought, and also much more than I dreamed possible.

    Perhaps these pictures mean something subtle and arcane.
    Last edited by Friedrich-Berthold; 04-13-2012 at 10:01 PM.
    damit, basta.

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ID:	332025Foetid woolens.
    damit, basta.

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    FB, i think its amazing to see the "travels" these items do in their life.
    From Los Angeles to Antwerp, thats incredible.
    The quantity of owners they had. incredible.
    Cheers.
    Nuno

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    Thank you Friedrich, truly magnificent.

    I hope my first SS cap will be nearly as lovely as yours, one day.

    Cheers, Pat

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    Quote by NunoGTI View Post
    FB, i think its amazing to see the "travels" these items do in their life.
    From Los Angeles to Antwerp, thats incredible.
    The quantity of owners they had. incredible.
    Cheers.
    Nuno

    Thanks. The main thing is what I presently own all find an adequate home when the time is right. And that these things be well preserved and kept out of mischievous hands. No easy prospect. In fact, in my experience, a lot of the stuff in the CONUS is making its way overseas, as new centers of wealth emerge as well as constant interest in contemporary history. I make no value judgment here, just a statement of fact. My hope would be for my collection to go as a unit to Germany, where it belongs most, and where such things do not exist in museums I have seen at all. Rather, there are frequently fakes on display. How droll.
    damit, basta.

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    Quote by HistoryIsMe View Post
    Thank you Friedrich, truly magnificent.

    I hope my first SS cap will be nearly as lovely as yours, one day.

    Cheers, Pat

    In any case, I am sure you shall and your record will eclipse ours. The endeavor takes huge effort, though, and seems difficult to sustain over years, to say nothing of decades. The rate of attrition is high.
    damit, basta.

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    Thank you Friedrich, I try my Best. You are an inspiration and a marvelous teacher of foetid woolens.

    Thanks again for showing your first cap.

    Cheers, Pat

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ID:	332067Foetid woolens. I had forgotten that I even had this primitive black and white photo, but your note jarred my memory.

    The marvelous thing about being young is the range of hope and possibilities that stretch out into the blue horizon.

    The ambivalent thing about the resume of a life lived is how things loom far too large versus those same hopes and possibilities, once the latter are collapsed by reality.
    damit, basta.

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ID:	332070For those upset by images that at least in their narrow minds have nothing to do with foetid woolens, I enclose this academic scene of the death of Wallenstein, a name you can look up in the thingy. And for good measure, an image of Hans Holbein and Rethel.....
    damit, basta.

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    Quote by Friedrich-Berthold View Post
    Foetid woolens. I had forgotten that I even had this primitive black and white photo, but your note jarred my memory.

    The marvelous thing about being young is the range of hope and possibilities that stretch out into the blue horizon.

    The ambivalent thing about the resume of a life lived is how things loom far too large versus those same hopes and possibilities, once the latter are collapsed by reality.
    I cant comment on that post, as I am sure in order to comment I would have to have learned from experience. And I am only at the hopes and dreams stage.

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