Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'Turkey'.

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Product Groups

  • Advertisements
  • Subscriptions
  • Downloads
  • Products
  • Sale

Forums

  • Notice Board & Highlighted New Areas
  • Great Britain & Commonwealth Realms
    • Great Britain: Orders, Gallantry, Campaign Medals
    • Great Britain: Militaria: Badges, Uniforms & Equipment
    • Great Britain: Research, Documentation & History
    • Great Britain: Mervyn Mitton's British & Colonial Police Forces
    • Great Britain: Empire: Colonial Including South Africa & India: Awards, Militaria & History
    • Commonwealth Realms: Canada, New Zealand & Australia Medals & Militaria
  • Germany:
    • Deutsche Kaiserreich: Man spricht Denglish
    • Germany: All Eras: Signature Database
    • Germany: Iron Cross Magazine
    • Germany: All Eras: The Iron Cross
    • Germany: Imperial: The Orders, Decorations and Medals of The Imperial German States
    • Germany: Imperial: Rick (Research) Lundstrom Forum for Documentation and Photographs
    • Germany: Imperial Uniforms, Headwear, Insignia & Personal Equipment
    • Germany: Weimar Republic & Deutsche Freikorps
    • Germany: Third Reich: Awards, Decorations & Medals
    • Germany: Third Reich: Uniforms, Headwear, Insignia & Equipment
    • Germany: Third Reich: Organisational Membership Badges & Tinnies
    • Germany: Third Reich: Research, Documentation & Photographs
    • Germany: Post 1945: Bundesrepublik & DDR
  • Russia
    • Russia: Imperial
    • Russia: Soviet Orders, Medals & Decorations
    • Russia: Soviet Photographs & Documents
    • Russia: Soviet: Other Militaria
    • Russian Federation
  • European States
    • Northern European & Baltic States
    • Central & Eastern European States
    • Southern European & Balkan States
    • Austro-Hungarian Empire
    • France
    • Spain
    • Turkey
  • Rest of the World: Medals & Militaria
    • Africa
    • China
    • Republic of Cuba
    • Middle East & Arab States
    • People's Republic Mongolia
    • Japan
    • South East & East Asia
    • South Asia
    • United States of America
    • Rest of the World: Militaria & History
  • Military History by Period
    • Napoleonic Wars
    • The Great War 1914 to 1918
    • World War II 1939 to 1945
    • Modern Campaigns and Conflicts
  • Special Interest Section
    • Document Archive Support
    • Police Medals & Collectables of the World
    • Inter-Allied Victory Medals of the Great War
    • Masonic Medals & Jewels
    • Preservation & Restoration of Military Artifacts
    • Coins & Commemorative Medallions
    • Military Art
    • Non Military Collectibles & Antiques
    • Military Hardware
  • Members Area
    • Members Valuation and Identification Forum (CLOSED)

Blogs

  • Chairman's Blog
  • Greg Collins' Blog
  • TacHel's Blog
  • Chris Boonzaier's Blog
  • Imperial German Artillery Regiments
  • Megan's Blog
  • lambert's Blog
  • Mervyn Mitton's Blog
  • Mervyn Mitton's Blog
  • Mervyn Mitton's Blog
  • Huck's Blog
  • An Unintentional Collector
  • christerd's Blog
  • speagle's Blog
  • speagle's Blog
  • Nightbreak's Blog
  • News From the Home Office.
  • ioway1846's Blog
  • ioway1846's Blog
  • King of Pain's Blog
  • Chris Boonzaier's Blog
  • Spaz's Blog
  • LeeSaxon's Blog
  • Brian Wolfe's Blog
  • Mervyn Mitton's Blog
  • SFCTRIPLETT's Blog
  • michaeldavid's Blog
  • demir's Blog
  • AdamK's Blog
  • Michael Johnson's Blog
  • Irish Lass' Blog
  • KHussein's Blog
  • Bernhard H.Holst's Blog
  • Epididymitis Treatment
  • lindamc's Blog
  • beatyou353's Blog
  • dalestorm's Blog
  • dalestorm's Blog
  • cem's Blog
  • chrisgrv's Blog
  • Nick Hervey's Blog on Medjidie
  • Order of Medjidie request
  • michael skurnia's Blog
  • michael skurnia's Blog
  • Jeremy Turner's Blog
  • Gefolgschaft's Blog
  • Brabant's Blog
  • LukasKirsten's Blog
  • pmuehleis' Blog
  • Rockey's Blog
  • Waischwillat's Blog
  • Thomasina's Blog
  • Thomasina's Blog
  • moorosibook's Blog
  • mech (small sword)
  • Surreyroamer's Blog
  • francescosanvitale's Blog
  • In loving memory of Giuseppe Torcasio ,WW2 veteran North Africa
  • Need to ID this patch !!
  • Robert A's Blog
  • Knightfire's Blog
  • jobloggs' Blog
  • tigerslord's Blog
  • OMG63's Corner
  • cameronians' Blog
  • Bill Brady's Blog
  • Bill Brady's Blog
  • Marco's Blog
  • GerryRBaker's Blog
  • Reyes' Blog
  • ma_rie_rudz's Blog
  • Mervyn Mitton's Blog
  • Juan Pablo's Blog
  • Milzzar's Blog
  • Major_Bloodnok's Blog
  • link's Blog
  • Satsuma's Blog
  • John.Holland's Blog
  • Simpleton's Blog
  • Simpleton's Blog,
  • Technology and Military
  • Paceguy's Blog
  • cazack's Blog
  • charmainewhite's Blog
  • Smartie's Blog
  • Tüzkereszt Militaria
  • TWR's Blog
  • Artillery in the First World War
  • shanakee's Blog
  • pj_m2's Blog
  • Naqeeb's Blog
  • AlanwRichardson's Blog
  • Pat Healey's Blog
  • hammerman's Blog
  • Pollard's Blog
  • nencizu's Blog
  • nencizu's Blog
  • militarybadge's Blog
  • gg1520's Blog
  • pilon63's Blog
  • gg1507's Blog
  • Packers and movers Kota
  • Akku COMPAQ 615
  • Les domaines de travail de l'pointeur laser
  • Czéh Károly
  • Trusted & Reliable Bangalore Movers & Packers Making Relocation Trouble-free and Smooth
  • fifa 16 coins
  • Este Adidas zx flux cuenta con a fusionar colores connected con
  • Kaufen Akku Acer AS10D75
  • Picking typically the lacquer painting like a professional machine?
  • PAL NTSC Car Headrest Dvd Players With Leather Zipper Cover
  • Yahoo Technical Support Service Number
  • Los campos del uso del puntero laser importado
  • Il laser verde è una scelta efficiente
  • Resolve Gmail Problems By Taking Online Help
  • El puntero láser potente con operación continua
  • De afstand van een laserpen
  • Le développement du pointeur laser
  • NFL
  • Le condizioni di lavoro di un puntatore laser
  • The way to clear up Just how much Solar power energy You require the most
  • Email Support Number
  • What is Hot evening Dresses for evening
  • Email Help Number
  • De meting en de temperatuur van de laserpen
  • chenjie
  • Recover Yahoo Password with Technical Support Team to Regain All Accessibilities
  • Toll free 1-855-310-0101 USA Yahoo Customer Support Phone Number
  • My Favorite researched order
  • El costo de un puntero láser
  • Packers and movers in Mumbai @ http://www.shiftingexpert.in/packers-and-movers-mumbai.html
  • Ones Uppr Koreans receive designed by FIFA 17 coins
  • PATOUT
  • Get Instant Help for Juno Mail
  • Dial Customer Service Helpline for Online Tech Support
  • wholesale lingerie
  • wholesale Corsets
  • Halloween costumes wholesalers cut profits
  • Pandora jewellery is absolutely made
  • Tom
  • cheap underwear,
  • Queen sets till ringing in wholesale swimwear secret Australian shopping spree
  • tom
  • Military history of Romania
  • Want exchange on your Fire Service medals.
  • to repair or not to repair enameled orders?

Calendars

There are no results to display.

There are no results to display.

Categories

  • Medals & Awards
  • Uniforms & Equipment
  • Documents
  • Books & Research

Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Joined

  • Start

    End


Group


AIM


MSN


Website URL


ICQ


Yahoo


Jabber


Skype


Location


Interests

  1. Just picked this up from a well known dealer here in the US. Thought I'd share. It's a Turkish Cavalry sword. Has a nice German made quill back blade, guard with crescent and star cut out and grip made of I can't figure out what (wood, gutta, horn ...) Has some markings on the blade (crescent on spine and see below for the rest). Couple of questions: 1. Anybody know for sure what the grip is made of? 2. What "model" is this? 3. Did all Turkish Cavalry carry it? 4. What do the inscriptions say (see below)? 5. Anybody have a scabbard? Art
  2. Gentlemen, what do you think about this nice order? Original one or not? I have only these pictures now thank you
  3. Hello members! I have these pictures of Turkish princes whose awards I am trying to identify, and would appreciate help in completing the task. Prince Osman Fuad I can work out the following awards - Nishan-i-Osmanieh 1st class (or murassa?) Nishan-i-Majidieh 1st class (or murassa?)Military Medal of Distinction (Imtiyaz Madalyasi) Medal of Merit (Liaqat Madalyasi) Turkish War Medal GC of the Order of the Dannebrog of Denmark GC of the Order of the North Star of Sweden GC of the Order of the Leopold of Austria with war band Order of the Red Eagle 1st class of Prussia with crossed swords Knt of the Order of the Iron Cross 2nd class of Prussia Is anyone able to identify any of the others? With sincere thanks James Hoard
  4. Hi, Today while skipping the pages of a catalogue (Anıtkabir Atatürk Müzesi [Mausoleum Museum of Atatürk]) I came across an interesting info about Atatürk's War Medal (Harb Madalyası). See the excerpt below. Enjoy! "On the back side "Sr.Exc.M.K.P." (Mustafa Kemal Pascha) and "J.H. Werner Berln" is written in German. This medal was given to Atatürk by Emperor Mehmed Vahdettin VI on 11 May 1918."
  5. i found this medal buried in my garden, just wondered if anyone could tell anything about it especially the letter 'E' on the back. Thanks.http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_04_2012/post-13701-0-86167600-1334428755.jpghttp://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_04_2012/post-13701-0-70557300-1334428765.jpg
  6. I have been looking to acquire a 4th class Order of Medjidie of Ottoman manufacture from the 1870s for some time now but I haven't come across any where the seller has given an indication of the period of manufacture, other than Crimean. This suggests that it's very difficult to tell. Can anyone give some pointers as to what I would expect to see on the Order that I am looking for (conversely, what I shouldn't expect to see !). Just as an example, I've attached photos of one that Liverpool medals have for sale now. To me, it looks like a 4th class of Ottoman make but has a feel about it that suggests more modern manufacture, 1900s perhaps. Any advice/comment gratefully received. Best wishes David
  7. My friend bought this medal, but I have some doubts about it. I'm not an expert on Turkish awards and quality of medal looks strange for me. Will be appreciate for any opinions about.
  8. Hello, Here are the samples of JHWerner TWMs with the date 333 on them instead of 1333. Regards demir
  9. Hello, I would like to have your opinion on this order ottoman,for sale on ebay. Thanks http://www.ebay.ca/itm/RARE-TURKISH-ORDER-OSMANIE-MURASSA-MECIDI-OTTOMAN-RRR-/150560874821?_trksid=p5197.m7&_trkparms=algo%3DLVI%26itu%3DUCI%26otn%3D1%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D6068780225591985048
  10. Gentleman, merry chrismas everyone. I'd like to hear your opinions on this piece. The sabregrips on the backside doesn't look good to me. What do you think. http://www.ebay.de/i...=item3a6e587251 All the best S.
  11. Dear all, I find today this pair of embroidered jacket cuffs. I thing that they are part of an ottoman diplomatic uniform or civil service, I don't know. Can anyone help me? Regards, Artan
  12. Hi, I recently added this picture to my collection and asked Mr. Saral's help to identify it. He said it is most probably Major Lierau, Heavy Artillery Group Commander in Anafartalar, Gallipoli, later Lieutenant Colonel, Artillery Commander in Palestine. He said Major Lierau wears the Otoman Artillery Officers' uniform and his collar insignia is exploding cannonball which means heavy artillery used in the forts. He also wears the Turkish War medal. I think he was also wearing the Turkish Liyakat Medal with crossed scimitars on his left breast. My problem is: if he was Heavy Artillery Group Commander in Anafartalar, Gallipoli and later Lieutenant Colonel, Artillery Commander in Palestine, that means he had been fighting actively in the battle field. So how come he was also wearing white ribbon with red or black on the sides ribbon on the second buttonhole of his tunic. Then there are two options: 1. This is not a ribbon belonging to either TWM or Iron Cross II, 2. He is not Major Lierau but somebody else (and who is he?) but even then whoever he is, since he has heavy artillery officer insignia and wears TWM how come he has white ribbon (if it is not something else)? What would you suggest? Demir
  13. Okay - I have 2 issues I'd like some help with: 1.) I know it's hard to even find a picture of a 1st Cl Osmonie Order..but, I think I might have one either that or I'm just an idiot. Need direction here. 2.) I also have a few other medals each of which has a Berat. The berats act as the documentation for these awards. Unfortunately, I can't read anything on these (it's not even Turkish, it's something called Davida). If someone could help me by identifying which of the 4 attached berats is meant for this specific Osmonie Order I'd be greatful. I have 3 Order of Osmanie medals in my possession, one of which stands apart from the rest (see picture/album) Notice in the group shots that one has significantly more gold. This is confirmed in the following photos (many photos are attached for further reference): Although nearly the same size the gold Osmonie weighs 61 grams and the silver medal weighed only 53 grams. With each medal facing forward one can see the difference in the 3 rays that fall in between each of the star points. They are bigger and are made of some sort of precious stone or gemstone (need to check with jeweler). The scene depicted on the obverse of each of the Osmonie orders are the 2 drums, although on the gold Osmonie the drums have a different pattern and a higher level of detail is evident in the artwork for that matter. The clasp mechanism attaching the crescent star to the medal is more secure on the gold version as well. The only explanation I can think of for all of these differences is either that the gold Osmonie is the result of a tacky private sale in Italy, or it's of a different class. I should have mentioned also that these aren't counterfeit. The recipient was the Directeur de la Dette Publique Ottomans in the early 1900's (more specifically about 1901).... I have a number of documents (like the berats that I can't translate; family trees with signed affidavits, even insurance coverage documentation for taking the medals accross the Atlantic and many others. So: Informed readers of this forum: please tell me if I'm crazy or not.
  14. Hey guys, please have a look : http://gmic.co.uk/index.php/topic/50110-unknown-islamic-order/
  15. A recent pick-up from the nice gents at Chelsea Military Antiques. If you are ever in London, their store is well worth a visit. They are located on a side street just off Pall Mall on the western side of Trafalgar Square. Gavin
  16. Dear Turkey-Experts, I have a silver imtiyaz-medal with name-engraving in the backside-cartouche. Is anybody able to read/translate the name written there? regards and thanks in advance Josef
  17. I recently bought an exceptionally clear period copy of the well-known image of Ottoman shock troops being inspected on the Palestine front. I was surprised to see that the sleeve badge--rendered in red and white in artists' reconstructions--actually has tassels attached to the bottom edge. They appear to be different colors for different soldiers. All the soldiers in the photo have these tassels. Are they indications of rank?
  18. What medal is this? Period? value?
  19. Hello, While I was visiting the Turkish War veterans association, I was introduced to two Korean War veterans. Mr. Osman Yasar Eken - Ret. NCO. and Mr. Yusuf Gunaydın - Ret. NCO Mr. Eken was with the Turkish 3rd Infantry Company of the 5th Turkish Brigade on May 28,1953, at Wegas when the assault started. After 26 hours of fiarce battle Turkish Company lost 147 men. (More info: http://www.korean-war.com/turkey.html ) Now he is incharge of the Social affairs Section at the Assc. Here are his pictures: When he was in Korea and now.
  20. I've just received a copy of 'Ottoman Medals and Orders' by Erureten and Tarihi - a monumental book of over 380 pages of colour photographs. Interestingly, the book includes an illustration of each Sultan's unique tugra or signature. A question I have is: Does the tugra in the centre medallion of the Order of Medjidie reflect the particular Sultan of the time in which the Order was awarded? I have examined a 2nd Class, 3rd Class, 4th Class and 5th Class Order of Medjidie and to my untrained eye, all of the tugras appear the same. In fact, they appear to be that of Sultan Abdulaziz (reigned 1861 - 1876). This includes the 5th Class which does not have an Ottoman mint mark on the reverse which might suggest a Crimean era issue under Sultan Abdulmecid (1839 - 1861). Gavin 2nd Class and 3rd Class below:
  21. Along with the WWI victory medals I also picked up a couple of Turkish stars. All 3 by BB&co.
  22. Please, help with reading the writing on this buckle.
  23. It's been a little quiet here so thought I'd post my Orders of Medjidie. 1) 4th (?) Class - recently purchased from Barbara Radman. It has a gold centre medallion but no rosette on the ribbon. It has a Turkish mint mark on the reverse. 2) 5th Class Crimean period - purchased from Michael at Rarusnet. I'd earlier posted pics of the Crimean Medjidie but this photo shows it after it's been carefully cleaned with a silver polishing cloth. It was sad to remove 150 years of patina (and history) but the medal has now been "restored" to as close a condition as when it first left the Istanbul mint. But I can understand how many collectors would prefer preserving the original patina of a medal. Gavin
×
×
  • Create New...