At this moment I am finishing off some projects I had started after my summer holidays. I will write about it in the ‘New Items’ section. I even bought me a silkscreen printing set to finish off the Canadian Militia Books I was making. And with a silkscreen printing set I can print many more things,[...]
Some time ago, in april, I wrote something on my Facebook page about planning to make a WW2 German Wehrpass Slip Cover. First I had taken some photos off the internet from a slip cover of a Wehrpass and a slipcover of a Soldbuch.
Back in the year of 1892 an entrepreneur from Dresden in Germany, Karl August Lingner, brought a mouthwash on the market under the name of "ODOL". This mouthwash was the first to combine medical and cosmetic effects.Tags: Cranbux Ltd, German, Lingner, Lingner-Werke, mouthwash, Odol, toothpaste
Just after WW1 in 1919, Frank Shields, a former MIT professor developed a simple product that allowed him to shave without having to use a badger brush. The shave cream formula was designed to provide a comfortable shave for men with tough beards and sensitive skin, like himself. He called it Barbasol. The name Barbasol[...]Tags: Barbasol, Cream, Overseas, Shaving, Special, WW2, WWII
Today I received a package from Germany with some items from the Second World War. It contains a few chocolate bars wrappers, Gollner coffee bags and a box, a Knäckerbrot box, a Weiße Garde box (with contains), a box of krautergummibonbons and some other small items. Well the pictures speaks for them selves. Some of[...]Tags: bags, Chocolate, Coffee, Gollner, Kaffee, Kosa
In December 2012 I wrote an article about German documents. And in that article I wrote that I was in no hurry of making a Soldbuch, because there are many other vendors out there who makes them. In the past few months I have been asked several times if I could make one, because a lot[...]Tags: Documents, German, Mitglieds-Paß, Schießbuch, Soldbuch
So when you were a kid, you have probably had one of those delicious candied shelled chocolate delights known as M&M’s. But where did these candies come from and how many flavors are there? M&M candy is created by the Mars Corporation, which was originally founded by Forrest Mars. The company was originally founded as[...]
A few weeks ago I was aked if I am only making World War 2 paperwork or if I could make World War 1 paperwork aswell. Sure I can make World War 1 paperwork too, no Problem, was my answer. The only thing is I haven’t got any World War 1 original paperwork to reproduce.[...]
If I am searching the internet to look at examples for my paperwork, I find all kinds of nice stuff on which I think it would be great to reproduce them. Yesterday I saw a German Chess game box and immediatly I thought; “I want to make that. This is a WW2 Wehrmacht Soldiers ‘Schach-[...]Tags: Checkers, Chess, Games, German, Paperwork, Repro
Recently I joined the Yahoo newsgroup WH-Schreibstube, a group for disscussing original WW2 German paperwork and paperwork recreations for living history. I was hoping to find more examples on German paperwork for me to reproduce.