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A Group of Imperial German Insignia and other items
A Group of Imperial German Insignia and other items

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A Group of Imperial German Insignia and other items
A very fine pair of shoulder-straps of an officer of Infantry Regiment No. 145, of silver Russia braid in Prussian state colours on light-blue cloth backing, bearing Lieutenant's rank stars and richly gilt WIIR cyphers; an officer's single shoulder-strap, also of silver braid in Prussian colours, on green backing, now bearing a Lieutenant's rank-star and fine gilt FIIIR cypher of Grenadier Regiment No.11; another Prussian officer's shoulder-strap, with silver/black braid on white backing, now bearing the gilt insignia of a Lieutenant of Field Artillery Regiment No. 40; an officer's shoulder-strap on light-blue backing, now mounted with number 40; a pair of Prussian officer's shoulder-straps on scarlet backing, one now mounted with the Winged Wheel insignia of Railway Direction Troops (slightly defective), the other bearing a Thunderbolt device above numeral II; a Prussian officer's shoulder-strap for Field-Grey uniform (grey braid with black/white chevrons), now bearing numeral 7 and rank-star in bronze; an OR's Field-Grey shoulder-strap, with white edging, bearing 77 in red braid; a scarlet cloth collar and unfinished pair of Brandenburg slashes from an officer's tunic; a pair of dark-blue slashes from a Brandenburg cuff, bearing tombak buttons and the white lace litzen of a Garde Grenadier regiment; three Prussian cockades for Undress caps (one for a regular officer, one for a Landwehr officer, one for Landwehr soldier); three collar-buttons (one of Wurttemburg, the others Prussian), mounted on a card; an officer's good brass waistbelt-clasp, mounted with Prussian device and motto in white metal; four Prussian buttons; a small brass Line Eagle, possibly for a pouch-badge; a white lace portepée with blue head to the tassel; and an officer's sword-knot of later pattern (lot)

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