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  1. Hello Stuka, Probably the wedding of King Baoudouin with the Spanish aristocrat Doña Fabiola de Mora in 1960 is related to this Belgo Spanian association
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    Imperial Russian Shoulder board collection

    Hello , I dont dare to ask about price .
  3. Dragoons Regiment N 19 . until 1867 it was a cavalry unit of the Great Duchy of Oldenburg. from 1867 until 1919 it was a Prussian cavalry unit.after the Great Duke signed with Prussia a military deal , Prussia took charge of the Regiment and Oldenburg provided the men .for these cause it carrird the Prussian dragoon eagle surcharged with the coat of arms of Oldenburg. regarding the helm itself i think that is a good piece.
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    Imperial Russian Shoulder board collection

    Hello , thanks for your answer I hope that the collection go to good hands
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    Imperial Russian Shoulder board collection

    Well, a notable person, is the SB in a Museum ?
  6. Hello, Its the 305 mm Skoda Mortar . some of this pieces , take part in the siege of Belgian forts at the beginning of the War alongside with German Great Berthas. they fired 590 projectiles of 42 cm and 2130 of 30.5 .
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    Imperial Russian Shoulder board collection

    Sajkaca ,Thanks . Is Kniaz Alexander Baratinsky , the Governor of the Caucasus?
  8. Hello , I had never see one in person sic. only in photos and plates. the article in Wikipedia about Frederick Francis IV the last Great Duke contains a rather good pic of the Duke wearing field grey Generals uniform .with the special collar tabs.
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    MGSSA 10 EK1, Nivelle Offensive....

    Hello , The Russian mutineers were neutralized by the French Army with use of the weapons including Artillery.
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    Kingdom of Yugoslavia - cap badge

    Rollo, Gendarmerie forces in Serbia, Yugoslavia, Austria Hungary, Greece ,France , Turkey, Austrian Republic,Hungarian Kingdom, Romanian Kingdom , etc were Police Forces yes but with Military structure and training.
  11. Too small to be a busby totenkopf of the LeibHussars
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    Imperial Russian Shoulder board collection

    The SBs are those of a field marshall but i dont believe that belonged to Nicholas II . Its well known that he never self promoted himself beyond the rank of Colonel that his father conceded to him . inclusive he
  13. Hello, dimensions of the skull?
  14. Servitore ! A bit more about the sabre. on the blade is engraved an eagle , the imperial eagle , the imperial crown over. well , Alsace and Lorena were not part of Prussia , were Imperial territories with a somewhat special status.
  15. Hello, Gauchos are distributed in South Brasil,Uruguay and Argentine Pampas. the gaucho knife is called Facon , great faca, great knife.existed in many varieties , with Sheffield Blades or Solingen Blades or Toledan but also with blades made of every kind of suitable steel. the knife that you shows is a luxus one . appears to be made in silber. grip and sheat, existed others in Alpaca (maillechort ) Curiously the Tombak or the Bronze are not used.
  16. The caption says also that the crew of the tank was suffocated and burned by the flamethrower action
  17. Hello , Existed another pattern of Generals Collar tabs. it was the Mecklemburgian.also in silber embroidery
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    M-35 Major of Armored Corps

    Must be a rare tunic. summer version and M35
  19. Hello, The style of the tresse is as Chip says the so called Garde Tresse also called Fischgratmuster ,Fishscale model