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  1. Hallo! "....Captain, when you're right,...

    Hallo!

    "....Captain, when you're right, you're seldom wrong."

    :) :) :)

    Curt
  2. Hallo! 'Confederate' or central government...

    Hallo!

    'Confederate' or central government yes. Individual CS states, not always so. Mississippi's infantry color was red (crimson).

    Curt
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    Hallo! You may want to SEARCH through old...

    Hallo!

    You may want to SEARCH through old posts on gun stock refinishing.

    Obviously there is a difference in intent when it comes to furniture which was transferred to (finer) guns which...
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    Hallo! Jan Berger at "Leder Arsenal." :)...

    Hallo!

    Jan Berger at "Leder Arsenal." :) :)

    Curt
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    Robert Land closiing

    Hallo!

    I was in Washington DC at the Willard Hotel and may be late on this, but just in case:

    ...
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    Hallo! Wilkommen, Jung! Curt

    Hallo!

    Wilkommen, Jung!

    Curt
  7. Hallo! A bell that has been rung, cannot be...

    Hallo!

    A bell that has been rung, cannot be unrung.
    What has been seen, cannot be unseen.

    Curt
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    Hallo! Thanks. A second try: ...

    Hallo!

    Thanks.

    A second try:

    http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/cwp/item/cwp2003006160/PP/

    Curt
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    Hallo! A really, really "short" answer is...

    Hallo!

    A really, really "short" answer is that there is not a universal CS rectangular or oval belt plate as impressions are unit, time, and/or place specific when it comes to the rarer...
  10. Hallo! I believe some of that is a...

    Hallo!

    I believe some of that is a reflection of the decline of the U.S. Dollar versus the Euro (a side issue as the E has dropped to nearly 1:1 or so lately). When lads see the new Ledersoli...
  11. Hallo! In developing the knowledge and...

    Hallo!

    In developing the knowledge and skills to beter help detect frauds and counterfeits, or for that matter help discern reproduction items 'treated" to give them greater authenticity in...
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    Company "F," 93rd NY Inf.

    Hallo!

    Detail rich image, with such items as "NCO" plates, SNY plates, and US plates. One corporal with what might be red chevrons. An old guy or two. Dress coats, fatigue blouses, and ...
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    12th Wisconsin Inf.

    Hallo!

    Here is one to "mess with our thinking:"

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/Civil%20War/CW%2012%20th%20Wis_zpspsgsrnkp.jpg

    Curt
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    Hi! I think that is supposed to be Jackson...

    Hi!

    I think that is supposed to be Jackson with his VMI cap?

    A salient feature of "McDowell style caps are also the narrow "sliver moon' or crescent shaped visor/bill.

    Anyway. a...
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    Hallo! ...

    Hallo!

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/Drumming202_zpsd4ifrqjz.jpg

    Curt
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    Hallo! Allow me... perhaps this one. :) ...

    Hallo!

    Allow me... perhaps this one. :)

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/Drumming_zpstjo4jqck.jpg

    Curt
  17. Hallo! So my questions: 1. Did Remington...

    Hallo!

    So my questions:

    1. Did Remington and/or Colt take any special orders during the CW, to perhaps produce a shorter barrel revolver in .44 or .36? I think no, because they were too busy...
  18. Hallo! AS already shared, it depends on...

    Hallo!


    AS already shared, it depends on what level of officer according to the regulations. Since officers had to buy their own, there was much latitude in choices, espcially when teh...
  19. Hallo! Reenacting Rule No. 1: The same...

    Hallo!

    Reenacting Rule No. 1:

    The same matter cannot exist in the same space, time, and dimension.


    :)

    Curt
  20. Hallo! This can be the proverbial dead horse...

    Hallo!

    This can be the proverbial dead horse beaten into a fine powder and used to bake biscuits. :) :)

    In nay brief and over generalized "statement" might can be made, it is that...
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    Hallo! Short answer: not very (on an...

    Hallo!

    Short answer: not very (on an Enfield RM) and typically not much magnification their being 1/4, 1/2, 1, or 2X only.

    Curt
  22. Hallo! IMHO... It can be......

    Hallo!

    IMHO...

    It can be... "deceptive."

    If one holds to an 18th century "ideal' that a formation of infantry should fire 4-5 rounds (before loading became problematic) ideally...
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    Hallo! Sage wisdom above for a quality...

    Hallo!

    Sage wisdom above for a quality impression.

    Here is a detail-rich mix of stewards "in the field" versus hospital duty from the 2nd Division, 9th Corps, at Petersburg, October 1864:...
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    Hallo! Short answer, yes. ...

    Hallo!

    Short answer, yes.

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/hospstew_zps91f76dd1.jpg

    http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y104/Michael1787/hos_zps9de8fa49.jpg

    Here is the...
  25. Hallo! Just an aside.... Some Period...

    Hallo!

    Just an aside....

    Some Period developing processes shift red to black.

    Curt
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