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Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II [1926-2022]

Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II [1926-2022] We always missed you. My small collection and a tributes to our lovely Queen.

Small Map Board Self purchase.

This beauty is a lucky find on eBay with very good price, it can open and clip a map inside the frame. It should be a self purchase item of NCO or officers and first time encountered such a design. A very well made and complicate item for carrying a map in the field.  …
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Kartenbrett, Brown Mapboard–My second map board

  This brown map board was suspected been repainted after the war, it was sold at a ‘Friendly Price’ from a Netherlands shop.  Same size as the normal map board but in all brass hardware, and heavier than the standard board, as there are extra wooden straps sealing top and bottom at right side with…
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Wehrmacht Kartenbrett, German Mapboard

This is one of the hard-to-find items on my list, searching for this for near a decade and found it last year. A text book example map board in good condition, only two clear straps missing. Very happy with it.

Tramp grinders – a piece of war or nonsense?

Thank you for Fred Kvn to share with us this article which cracked the misty of the Trump Bakelite coffee Grinder. Here is the translation from the article in Czech on 2012. http://kvhwurm.cz/mlynky-tramp-valecny-kus-nebo-nesmysl/?fbclid=IwAR1zAykoBMQyoLu8jiFLsi6Erck7VI0gyI4MjVG0KdnVMWcIDOtaucPtHJM Tramp grinders – a piece of war or nonsense? A few years ago, a Bakelite grinder appeared on the auction server Aukro.cz…
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Tramp Coffee Grander and personal effects

B. O. Reisekaffeemühle Nr. 702 “Tramp” von ca. 1939-1950 Since post on my Page, most of the feedback are it is a post war item, but ‘Stefan Haüser’ said it is not the case, but he shut down his site “Die Nachrichtentruppe.de”. Anyone has the article saved? Below is an article from Old Coffee Grinder.com…
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Italian / German coffee grinder ‘Kaffeemühle’

Not much information of this cool looking coffee grinder, usually quiet expensive but lucky to found it in good price. Not for individual obviously, but for field kitchen or cook house, dimension 25×15×13 cm One of the seller has the following description: *Camp and trench coffee grinder of the Royal Italian Army, model 1905, made…
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Fabric by Bud L O’Toole-1

Bud O’Toole was the pioneer of the replica German camo, usually he bought an original for pattern, located the fabric then hire a technician to hand print the fabric. This was one of the tunic made by his pattern and Fabric in 1978; This was based on the pattern of the Denim tunic and built…
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