Restored Items

Rubber headlamp (stirnlamp) Restoration

A quick restoration of the rubber housing received on Friday (August 2021); was lucky enough to encountered a €9 ‘Buy It Now’ deal from a Russian seller, didn’t know there was a rubber version head lamp before working on the last headlamp. Recently a functional rubber head lap is selling for €400. The German rubber…
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My Head Lamps.

This headlamp from eBay had lost its left part, the strap and the rubber helmet support. Was in the corner for a while as no idea how to rebuild the lost part, all of sudden a Eureka moment reached, why not to attach an aluminum plate by screw to the Bakelite body, then top up…
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Empty Socket Plug Set

Another scam case even not related but listed with the GLUE ON CABLES. Bought this period plug/socket set to be install onto the WR!/P Rudi troop entertainment receiver. But found out the socket has no conductive parts inside upon opened. The seller may be never checked whenever obtained, but will never know.

V shape cable on Original Dfh.a on Leather Under Helmet Headband

Another case of GLUE on plug on my Original Dfh.a with Original leather Under Helmet Headband. Came from a reputation seller from Germany. I don’t think he knew iit is glue on, but just claimed without test. It came in a V shape cable; two cable for earpiece jointed at the plug, not a Y…
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Original Dfh.a on Leather Under Helmet Headbands

Both restored original Dfh.a ear[pieces are mounted onto the leather under helmet headbands. The functional one is on the replica headband. The display set is mounted onto the original headband. Immediately the different are shown, the original leather is too short for modern head size. The replica headband is long enough to wear.  

Dfh.a Earpiece Restoration–The Glued On Y Cable

The second pair of Dfh.a earpieces came with a postwar Cz Y shape cable. The housings are in bad shape, the spring at the cable tubes was rusted away. What a scam to find is this postwar cable was glued on. The cables on the earpieces are easy to pull out, but the plug took…
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Dfh.a Original Earpieces Restored–The One That Back To Life

Its been a long time haven’t restoring original earpieces even there are around a dozen of original earpieces in my storage. Just completed this long delayed project for my friend; actually two pairs of Dfh.a. One pair with a cut cables (bottom) and the other pair has a full length Y cable and a period…
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Boot Tree–Stiefelspanner Restoration

It was sent in a big box without cushions or protection, lucky to received in one piece. The left foot of the boot tree was broken in halve, it is holding together by a long nail horizontally. All the metal part are rusty but robust, one pin on the shaft is missing. Some wood warm…
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Ten Lines Connectors Family

Didn’t noticed that I had collected and restored the basic gear of a field phone station for near a decade. After restored the strap connector recently dug out all the goodies from storage for taking group photos. Hope I can set up a complete display soon. Left to right: Der Feldfernsprecher 33 ( FF 33…
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Field Cable Connection box (Feldkabelanschlusskasten)–1 (11 Nov 2018)

Obtained this Feldkabelanschlusskasten from Germany, covered with thick dust and rusty cover. Its made of two different grade of Bakelite formed the base, panel and knobs. The metal cover has some minor deformed over decades, some jointed had expended by water, rust expends and pushed the spot welds aparte. Not that difficult to restore. Should be…
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