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    Okeke

    Unmarked EK II for review

    Hi guys

    I have had this unmarked EK II for a while, it is a three-layer wafer construction and comes with a blue paper envelope to "Franz

    02-08-2023, 02:44 PM
    TomServo

    SS Honor DeathHead Ring Fake?

    A local antique store came across this ring that he traded 2 WWII 1911's for. I explained to him that these things were heavily faked all the time but

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    Shockwave

    Wondering if these Panzer Collar Tabs are original or repro

    Hoping to add some Panzer Collar tabs to my collection but I am very new to this. Worried they might be repro as they seem in extremely good condition.

    02-08-2023, 01:02 PM
    sep1

    SA buckles

    Hello collectors
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    thank you for your opinions

    02-08-2023, 01:31 PM
    Laconic

    Questions on M18 Helmet

    I've recently come across this M18 helmet, but am somewhat unsure of its paint.
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    02-08-2023, 12:54 PM
    Warwick

    Japanese sword history translation please

    I am hoping the paper tag on this sword will shed some light on its history, if any one can translate.
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    02-08-2023, 12:45 PM
  • incredible WW1 ground digged find!!!!!!!

    Attachment 239299Attachment 186914I'm sharing here with the WW1 aficionados,what i think is the most incredible find for a couple of years ,in our soil of France.
    A member of my french forum digged this stuff last week,in a kind of dump site.
    This is not something our eyes are able to see without instantly crying....
    And it's only the beginning,he's today back on the place and keep on diggin'!!
    Pics courtesy of Harvest.
    Russia's not the only place to dig,ha ha ha !!!France's first!!

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    This article was originally published in forum thread: an incredible WW1 ground digged find!!!!!!! started by sebfrench76 View original post
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    1. Julekpl's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Julekpl -
      Wow very cool find, I wish I knew better spots to look for when I go relic hunting, and find similar things other than a few bullets
    1. bikerboyzx6r's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      bikerboyzx6r -
      Excellent!!!!!
    1. ObKrieger's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      ObKrieger -
      Holy lord, that is amazing. It's not every day that one finds a camo M18 cutout just sitting there for the taking!
    1. sebfrench76's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      sebfrench76 -
      like you have read,all this ended in a bitter end....
    1. stuka f's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      stuka f -
      Quote by sebfrench76 View Post
      like you have read,all this ended in a bitter end....
      ...meaning...?
      |<
      ps great finds by the way!
    1. Wagriff's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Wagriff -
      Quote by ObKrieger View Post
      Holy lord, that is amazing. It's not every day that one finds a camo M18 cutout just sitting there for the taking!
      And not just One,but,apparently Piles of them....Wow...
    1. Harvest's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Harvest -
      this is my find !!!
    1. Harvest's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Harvest -
      I'm selling some of these helmets so if you are interrested get contact me !
    1. Rchavez601's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Rchavez601 -
      Quote by Harvest View Post
      I'm selling some of these helmets so if you are interrested get contact me !
      Great find! How much and how can I get one?
    1. GasMasksUK's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      GasMasksUK -
      Quote by Rchavez601 View Post
      Great find! How much and how can I get one?
      I believe that none of them are for sale right now.

      Thanks

      Danny
    1. Niels's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Niels -
      All right that's it. I'm going to collect butterfly pictures.

      I'm not saying I'm frustrated or anything, but boy am I.

      Amazing finds.
    1. GasMasksUK's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      GasMasksUK -
      Quote by GasMasksUK View Post
      I believe that none of them are for sale right now.

      Thanks

      Danny
      Ignore that, it was said based on what was mentioned on another thread but it turns out they are

      Thanks

      Danny
    1. gend's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      gend -
      GREAT!!!!!!!!!
      I remember, we found also many many helmets last year; but not in this condition, with colours.....
      Wow....

      Greets, gend
    1. Harvest's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Harvest -
      thanks !!!
      i was in a lucky day !!
    1. gerrit's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      gerrit -
      Great!!,

      cant believe my eyes
    1. Good Pwny's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Good Pwny -
      I think I just made a baby!
    1. ww2collector's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      ww2collector -
      Absolutely stunning!!! hope that more pictures are available? also of other items found...


      Thanks for sharing
    1. kc1's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      kc1 -
      Amazing. What is that square area they were found in? It looks like a sump of some type. I'm surprised that the leather liners of the helmets aren't in better condition being in that dark soil and being kept wet, i thought those kind of conditions preserved leather! If the conditions changed enough in that pit for the leather to rot, dried out in summer moist in autumn, then i would have thought the conditions would have been ideal for rust and corrosion to have attacked the steel shells but they look in remarkable condition for having been in that pit for 90 years, lucky find. And they're for sale now as well, very lucky find. Just as well that no one else has poked around there for the last 90 years
    1. Harvest's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Harvest -
      more pictures comming soon !
    1. kindzjal's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      kindzjal -
      We want more ! We want more !
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