Translate German to English - Click here to open Altavista's Babel Fish Translator Click here to learn about all those symbols by people's names.

leftlogo.jpg (20709 bytes)

Upgrade to Premium Membership

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 3 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: odal
and still an other:
This one is pretty cool...

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: odal
Oh yes.
Some real nice ones within and also some not so often seen ones too.

Got a Little luck these days. grin
Got a very nice 1931/1932-catalog....and, nearly unbelievable, 2 days later a perfect matching ring.
Silver 800, black Oxyde and the skull still with rest of the gilding.
Sorry the not so perfect pic.

I have the exact same one, maybe not as nice condition (split band) but also a rest of gilding. Allegedly a ground found ring from the Eastern Front.
As I understand it, thisring was produced from 1.WK (WW1) till about 1945? Am wondering when mine was made, but if it was found in the Kessel it was probably worn by a German Soldier in WW2...

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
As you see, these rings were sold in this 31/32 catalog, but vor sure still long years ago and years later.


�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: odal
As you see, these rings were sold in this 31/32 catalog, but vor sure still long years ago and years later.
Yes... hard to say when exactly, I remember someone saying how these Tank Treads were already sold in WW1...

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
I think so too, but i have no wwI period catalog and in the newspapers i have from this time i found no hints of skull rings.
Nevertheless i think they were sold in wwI period too.


�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: odal
I think so too, but i have no wwI period catalog and in the newspapers i have from this time i found no hints of skull rings.
Nevertheless i think they were sold in wwI period too.

I think there is even a WW1 picture with this ring... but not sure... or is it some Russian?

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
No one more here that wants to show his skull/skulls?
Unbelievable, this forum is full with real nice ones shocked


�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
After a while of searching ....found a period WWI advert for this skull pattern:

skulls wwI.jpg (53.97 KB, 358 downloads)
Last edited by odal; 03/22/2017 08:02 PM.

�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
and an interesting website to this very chunky Westwall skull

1.jpg (110.3 KB, 354 downloads)

�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
M
Offline
M
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
Looks like it does/did have stones in the eyes (?) nice skull- I really like it.

Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
G
Offline
G
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
,,,, More skulls,,
This is a old case I've hd a very long time.

I have these,,the others I posted previously,,about 5 that are cased/boxed , and 5 more that are part of groupings..

DSCN1814 - Copy.JPG (214.79 KB, 361 downloads)
Last edited by Gaspare; 03/23/2017 02:20 AM.
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
G
Offline
G
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
taking some reshoots so here's some more for the topic!

This is a common ring. But,,not in this condition. They are usually bare metal, little or none plating left. This is near mint,,little or really no lifting to the plating..

DSCN1804 - Copy.JPG (58.21 KB, 353 downloads)
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
G
Offline
G
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
some years ago there was a small hoard of these 'Gorilla Skull' rings found from a reliable source.. A few of us were very lucky at the time to get one for our collection!

DSCN1815.JPG (70.54 KB, 355 downloads)
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
G
Offline
G
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
,,around 1999 I went to visit my wifes cousins dig in Ukraine.. I've dug a few times and had never found so much as a button!
Then while breaking up a clod of dirt was this beauty.. Very fragile, thin, not much left of it..

DSCN1812.JPG (125.82 KB, 353 downloads)
DSCN1811 - Copy.JPG (174.79 KB, 351 downloads)
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
Thats lots of skulls!
And some real nice ones within.
Especially i remember this Gorilla heads some years ago.
Still have one or 2 of them wink


�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: odal
After a while of searching ....found a period WWI advert for this skull pattern:
YES! And now we know they're at least up to 100 years old, or can be. Might have been worn in WW! AND/or WW2...Found in Kurland Kessel (allegedely), it was probably worn by a Landser.

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: odal
and an interesting website to this very chunky Westwall skull
Love the chunkiness. Don't like the shape of the skull too much... unless the German is thinking of wearing the head of a Mongolian on his finger...but hey that's taste, please don't let it spoil your enjoyment of the ring. And like I said: the chunkier, the cooler in a way...

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: Gaspare
,,,, More skulls,,
This is a old case I've hd a very long time.

I have these,,the others I posted previously,,about 5 that are cased/boxed , and 5 more that are part of groupings..
Wow that Tank Tread is in MINT condition?! :-o

Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
M
Offline
M
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
That poor little "panzer skull"( sometimes w flowers/poppies on shank I believe..) doesn't seem
To get a seat!!! G if it needs a place to sit, I'm sure I can make a ring seat available for it lol! Very nice selection of rings there- lots of interesting variations and patterns

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
Untill some other rings come out i will show one that isn`t so often seen.

cats.jpg (212.78 KB, 311 downloads)

�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: odal
Untill some other rings come out i will show one that isn`t so often seen.
Looks like a joker

Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
G
Offline
G
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 11,620
Likes: 182
wow almost looks like its that last ring I posted [Dug]!!

Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
M
Offline
M
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
That's a nice one I have it's brother somewhere- will
Post a pix

Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 176
Likes: 1
ado Offline
Offline
Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 176
Likes: 1
Here is my Joker (the one on the left)


Ado

IMG_4563.PNG (134.91 KB, 362 downloads)
Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 176
Likes: 1
ado Offline
Offline
Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 176
Likes: 1
And the one on the right is same example as the one dug out by Gaspare i believe.
Mine is marked alpacca

IMG_4565.JPG (127.4 KB, 352 downloads)
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
M
Offline
M
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
Here's mine..

IMG_5890.JPG (199.57 KB, 352 downloads)
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: ado
Here is my Joker (the one on the left)


Ado
Exactly! The Joker says Hi, quite different from the one on the right (which reminds me of the X-wife...)

Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
Originally Posted By: Mike (aka Byzanti)
Here's mine..
That's it, this one's cool...

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
And i thought this is a not so often seen pattern laugh


�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
M
Offline
M
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
I think we might have a good percentage of them right here lol

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
Fine!
Good to see this thread growing.

Okay, let me try again.
A real not so common one:

pirat.jpg (155.38 KB, 370 downloads)

�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
M
Offline
M
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
Oh man odal I love that ring... if u ever EVER wish to part with it- man! It would have a good home here!! Outstanding! Enamel? And the eyes- what material? Red enamel or something else?

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
Black and red are both enamel.


�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
M
Offline
M
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,928
Likes: 29
VERY nice, odal!!!

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
Nobody here that owns a ring of this pattern?
Maybe in better condition.
Or someone that has seen one?


�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
An other "pirate"!
Like to hear opinions about laugh

20170329_183233.jpg (134.68 KB, 327 downloads)

�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 431
Likes: 2
Offline
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 431
Likes: 2
Beauty, how about inside pic?


There are less original rings than you think, much less...

www.totenkopfrings.com
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
odal Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,371
Likes: 1
Sorry, bad light, not so good camera and dirt in blush

20170329_192540[1261].jpg (217.71 KB, 318 downloads)

�Eine gewaltt�tige, herrische, unerschrockene, grausame Jugend will ich. Jugend muss das alles sein. Schmerzen muss sie ertragen. Es darf nichts Schwaches und Z�rtliches an ihr sein. Das freie, herrliche Raubtier muss wieder
aus ihren Augen blitzen."
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 431
Likes: 2
Offline
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 431
Likes: 2
Love it blush


There are less original rings than you think, much less...

www.totenkopfrings.com
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
M
Offline
M
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 318
This is really cool... where does it come from? Never ever sen this one before anywhere else...

Page 3 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6

Link Copied to Clipboard
Popular Topics(Views)
2,228,714 SS Bayonets
1,728,985 Teno Insignia Set
1,091,233 westwall rings
Latest New Threads
Winged Propeller Badge
by Hermanator - 02/01/2023 10:33 PM
SS Foreign Legion
by Hermanator - 01/31/2023 10:31 PM
Over the shoulder Eickhorn Army dagger
by Dion - 01/30/2023 07:26 PM
C. Evers, 1927 Schutzen Konig. Gadebusch, Germany
by C. Wetzel-20609 - 01/28/2023 10:58 PM
arrow cross, neo nazi or?
by Duzig - 01/26/2023 02:44 AM
Latest New Posts
Winged Propeller Badge
by Don Scowen - 02/02/2023 04:00 PM
C. Evers, 1927 Schutzen Konig. Gadebusch, Germany
by C. Wetzel-20609 - 02/01/2023 09:51 PM
Kuno Ritter Nicker
by C. Wetzel-20609 - 02/01/2023 05:17 PM
Over the shoulder Eickhorn Army dagger
by Billy G. - 02/01/2023 01:11 PM
Forum Statistics
Forums42
Topics31,386
Posts325,211
Members7,289
Most Online5,900
Dec 19th, 2019
Who's Online Now
15 members (A. Martin, ABTmRw, Nietzsche, Paul, Dutch, colt, stingray, Jonesy, Baz69, C. Wetzel-20609, ed773, benten, Skyline Drive, chevalier2022, Ric Ferrari), 97 guests, and 87 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5