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  1. Here are some images on cardboard taken between 1916 and 1923
  2. I have some "Hartpappe backing" photographs from during and after the war but they all without exception have the photographers studio embossed or printed on the cardboard. Also the cardboard is a different type. The cardboard backing on the eBay photograph is not legit IMO. I believe it is a modern copy.
  3. I think The initials SW or WS are not of a wife to a king or even a Grand-Duke - since the five pearl pointed crown indicates the lowest nobility rank. More likely a gift to an officer with the above initials.
  4. the first heraldic crown (Rangkrone) is a king's crown - the second with the 5 points and pearls is a German nobility crown.
  5. Here is a bar from a Baden Leibgrenadier that fought at the battles of Nuits and Lisaine.
  6. Hallo Walter; Meine Muttersprache ist badisch. Gruss Hardy
  7. EK 1914 awards

    Iron Cross awards 1914 Die_Ritter_des_EK.pdf
  8. because of the huge size - compare with the regular tunic boards
  9. I agree, it does look like Nander but with the short line across the letter it makes me think it could also be Xander. I would research both possibilities.
  10. Souvenier de Anvers (Antwerpen) Allen herzliche Grüsse Euer Erwin Antwerpen 29.11.14
  11. ... gewidmet von Ihrem ehemaligen Mitarbeiter Willy Müller - august 12, 1916 - 5. Kompanie Infanterie-Regiment 105
  12. Zur Erinnerung an meine Ausfahrt zu dem westlichen Kriegsschauplatz. Chemnitz, den 10 Maerz 1915 Franz Schiefer
  13. For the corners of the Parade Schabracke, perhaps