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Wurttemberg cap, that came with.....and picture with two edelweiss (I have always thought the one without the crown was post war?)

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Here are some "stalked" EWs.

1) Another "Wehrmacht" (four holes)

2) Poland

3) Bundeswehr (three holes)

4) austrian XIV.Korps

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Hello dante!

Right. The one with the crown is post-war. Probably a memory badge from the Leib-Inf.Rgt.

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Right. The one with the crown is post-war. Probably a memory badge from the Leib-Inf.Rgt.

Andy,

I'm not saying this is not true, but do we have any proof either way on that? The only thing I have seen is the ID made by the museum at Sonthofen. They may well be wrong in attributing it to WWI, but I have seen no proof of postwar manufacture either.

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Hi Chip!

That´s right too, but have you ever seen a photo with a crowned EW dated in war-time?

Me, I haven´t seen any photos of them, either war-time, nor post-war.  We only know the badge showing in Sonthofen.

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Very nice pieces, Chris, but unfortunately stil not a proof, that the crowned EW was worn in 14-18.

I like the 1814-1964 one! It reminds at the battle of Badonviller 12.8.1914

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7 hours ago, The Prussian said:

Very nice pieces, Chris, but unfortunately stil not a proof, that the crowned EW was worn in 14-18.

Agreed, but it does show 2 very different makers.

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Yesterday I recieved a photo, shows v. Dellmensingen and Archeduke Carl in Heltau (near Hermannstadt).

The photo must have been taken between august and November 1916, because Carl had the stars upon the collar. This rank (General) he only had in that period. The austrian officer behind Carl wears a cap badge of the XII.Korps (Hermannstadt)

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On ‎30‎.‎11‎.‎2016 at 04:11, The Prussian said:

Yesterday I recieved a photo, shows v. Dellmensingen and Archeduke Carl in Heltau (near Hermannstadt).

The photo must have been taken between august and November 1916, because Carl had the stars upon the collar. This rank (General) he only had in that period. The austrian officer behind Carl wears a cap badge of the XII.Korps (Hermannstadt)

Alpenkorps_(Dellmensingen,_Erzherzog_Carl,_Heltau,_Edelweiß).jpg

Does someone know, when it was exactly taken?

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Great photo! You don't see 3.Jäger guys wearing a Bluse that often. He is wearing the Prussian style shoulder straps rather than the Hellgrün Bavarian ones. My guess that his Landeskokarde is a Baden one. One of the regiment's battalions was predominantly drawn from Baden.

Chip

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The last picture that was posted had a soldier with a cap on. In the front od the cap between the "circlets' was a pin of Red deer stag horns. I have never seen that before. What is it? Is the guy a hunter/Jaeger?

 

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