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  1. Hello! I cheked your photo again. I was wrong with Marinekorps. It´s a simple fieldgrey naval uniform since April 15, 1921. (Marine-Verordnungsblatt Nr.10) "Collar with Double-braidings like the early See-Bataillon, without collar-tabs." All NCO and EM had those crossed anchors on ther shoulder-straps. The crossed anchors for helmsmen were worn as an oval patch upon the upper arm
  2. Hello! Here are two other pics of the Naval-RW
  3. Hello! To me it´s a photo from the early Reichswehrmarine since november 1919. Then the cocade was introduced. The collar mirrors and the shoulder straps are those from the imperial Marinekorps by removing the imperial crown.
  4. Hello! Marksman stripes 10th class! Great photo! Two large and two small stripes = 10th class Atelier in Munich. Without Guard-Litzen. So probably 1st or 2nd Inf.Rgt.
  5. Hello. We see an uniform of Jäger-Regiment zu Pferde N°13 from Saarlouis (XVI.Army Corps). He also wears an Oldenburg Friedrich-August Cross: http://www.medal-medaille.com/sold/product_info.php?products_id=2341 His rank is Oberleutnant (1 star) The ranklist of honour had two officers of that regiment, who served in the air service later in the war. Leutnant Neubaur in Flieger-Abt.8, wounded August 8, 1914, died August 21, 1914 in Sennheim (too early, so he won´t be it) Leutnant Schönberg in Flieger-Abt. (A) 254, missed April 14, 1917. But he could also be a reserve-officer. Those were not listed in the ranklist of honour. What´s the badge on his right side? Another pilot badge?
  6. Hello! Really, a nice photo! Me too, I like the steel-helmet-covers! Here is an example of the staff of 208th Inf.Div. (the so-called "Strich-Division). Note the the single stripe for the staff. Unit is Fernsprech-Abteilung 208 (> oval-patch)
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  8. Hello! The "I" on the plate is an indicator for german 1st army.
  9. Hello! That´s strange. Cuirassiers had a line-eagle. This is a dragoon-eagle. Jäger zu Pferde (mounted Jäger) has this eagle. But Jäger z.Pf. 1-7 had white eagles. Jäger z.Pf. 8-13 had yellow eagles, but enlisted men had a black leather-helmet and officers a black helmet.. No tombak helmets! The cloverleave cocades were worn by Jg.z.Pf 1-7. It looks like a mix between regiments 1-7 and 8-13... Maybe there was a war-time pattern with that symbols and made from tombak...
  10. The Prussian

    Who has photos with kappenabzeichen?

    Do you know this page? https://www.sammlerecke.at/kap/kapstart.html
  11. The Prussian

    Who has photos with kappenabzeichen?

    Thanx Tony. I only collect german badges or austrian badges worn (or could have been worn) by german soldiers.
  12. The Prussian

    Who has photos with kappenabzeichen?

    No. That´s all from photos with Kappenabzeichen
  13. The Prussian

    Who has photos with kappenabzeichen?

    Unfortunately not. Nothing for sale. But you'll find them sometimes at ebay
  14. The Prussian

    Who has photos with kappenabzeichen?

    I only have the photos I shared above. Most of the badges were worn at the eastern front.
  15. The Prussian

    Who has photos with kappenabzeichen?

    What are you looking for exactly? By the way, you´ve got a real nice photo! He wears the badges from: Korps Hoffmann, Deutsche Südarmee and austrian 7th army
  16. The Prussian

    Who has photos with kappenabzeichen?

    Hello! These photos are from my collection. Enjoy!
  17. Kraus writes, that first the Alpenkorps was equipped with the "Gebirgshose". (17.8.11915). The Sturmbataillone recieved their leather-patched-trousers with ordre from 2.1.1917 (Kraus, vol. I, page 560). You wrote, a couple of photos were from 1918. In may 1918, the Gen.Kdo.59 was in the area of Cirey. In Sept./Nov. 1918 the Armee-Abteilung A was: VII.AK, XV.RK, Gen.Kdo.59, austrian IX.AK Units since 15.9.1918 13.ID (until 15.9.1918), 75.RD (7.10.-5.11.1918), 61.Ldw.Brig., 21.LD, 96.ID, 92.Res.Jg.Brig., 25.ID (18.-25.9.1918), 301.ID, 39.RD, hungarian 37.Honved-Div. What about a close-up of the helmet cover in #204, please?
  18. Troops with mountain-uniforms were 26.1.1917: 9.Armee (LII.AK, 217.ID, parts of 89.ID, 218.ID, parts of bav. 12.ID) 11.Armee (Gren.Rgt.11, Garde-Jäger-Btl., Res.Inf.Rgt.21, Jg.Btl.9 and 12, Inf.Rgt.45, Res.Jg.Btl.11-13, 15, 19, Inf.Rgt.146, Schallmeßtrupp 4, Garde-Schützen-Btl. + units since 29.7.1918: Jg.Btl.8, Geb.Bttr.9, 14-16, 18, bav. Geb.Bttr.10, bav. Pi.Kp.106, Pi.Kp.201, Geb.MG-Abt. 210, 211, 214, 216, 217, 219, 220, 230, 231, Geb.MW-Kp. 171, 172, 176, Geb.Funker-Abt. 3-5, 9, 78, 79, Geb.Fernspr.Zug 814-816 14.Armee (all units) Armee-Abt. A (parts of bav. Pi.Kp.23, Funker-Abt. 6b) Armee-Abt. B (Infantry of 6.bav. Ldw.Div., parts of 7.Kav.Div., bav. San.Kp.3, 2./Fußart.Btl.2, MG-Abt. 201, 201 and 208, + units since 19.7.1918: Ul.Rgt.21, Ldw.Inf.Rgt. 38, 40 and 436, several Landsturm units) Armee-Abt. Scholtz (Geb.MG-Abt. 212, 213, 215, 222-225, 232, 233, 247-250, Geb.Pi.Kp.101, Geb.Funker-Abt.1, 6a and 7, Geb.Vers.Haub.Battr. 941, Geb.Fernsprech- and Signalzüge) Source: Kraus, vol. I, page 246
  19. Yes, you won´t see leather-trousers on the western-front usually. Mostly they were worn by mountain troops.
  20. They have leather-knees! Sturmbataillon!
  21. Hi Chris! Yes, you are right, but your focus was on Sturmbataillon, not divisionally Sturmabteilungen... The official Sturmbataillon for Armee-Abt. A was the bavarian Sturmbataillon 15, raised xmas 1916. Another fact is, that the Armee-Abt. A had 2 Lehr-Abteilungen with 60-80 men each. They teached the "Stosstrupps" of the regiments. Each regiment had 60-80 men in their Stosstrupps. Maybe your photo shows one of those?
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