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Kingdom of Yugoslavia - Shoulder Boards

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Much better photo (I'm not sure where's it from) with visible monogram.

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Braided shoulder boards with Petar II monogram.

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Vojvoda Bojović's overcoat with braided shoulder boards

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On 9/7/2012 at 12:34, jpnorth said:

This is a very interesting subject. Can anybody indicate which of the infantry regiments had royal patrons, ie which regiments would have a cypher on the shoulderboard rather than a regimental number? 

I know it's been almost 5 years since you asked the question but better late than never. 
According to the regulations from 1939 the following infantry regiments wore monograms:

-1st Infantry Regiment "Miloš the Great"
-2nd Infantry Regiment "Prince Mihailo"
-5th Infantry Regiment "King Milan"
-6th Infantry Regiment "King Aleksandar" 
-7th Infantry Regiment "King Petar I"
-8th Infantry Regiment "Prince Aleksandar"
-11th Infantry Regiment "Karađorđe"
-14th Infantry Regiment "King Petar II"
-16th Infantry Regiment "Emperor Nicholas II"
-25th Infantry Regiment "King Ferdinand of Romania" 
-38th Infantry Regiment "Njegoš"
-54th Infantry Regiment "King Carol II of Romania"

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The blue and red cap has a Peter I monogram on the cockade not a Peter II monogram because it's a pre-WWI model.

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16 minutes ago, Lightfoot said:

The blue and red cap has a Peter I monogram on the cockade not a Peter II monogram because it's a pre-WWI model.

Of course, but I wasn't talking about the cap and cockade, I wrote: "Braided shoulder boards with Petar II monogram."

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Posted (edited)

"Serbia, Kingdom. A Set of Army Colonels' Epaulettes, Adjutant to King Alexander 1897-1900

(Epolete višeg pešadijskog Oficira, Kraljevog ađutanta u činu Pukovnika); constructed of high quality material, of multi piece construction, with gilded and silvered metal parts, gilded fringes, silvered Royal Chyper superimposed on top (Milan Obrenovic), and red fabric underneath. Of highest quality manufacture, likely Austrian, in near mint condition case of issue (case showing some age); a very rare and desirable set of Epaulettes in top quality and condition."

Wrong description, king's adjutants wore monograms of the current, not the past ruler. Apart from that, the monogram is from a different period.,

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Photos found HERE.

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they look brand new, unworn . Paja is quite right, as those epaulets should be attributed to the reign of King Milan instead to the reign of his son Alexander Obrenovic.

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Actually I believe these monograms are Prince Mihailo's and they were introduced in 1939. while the epaulettes are from earlier period. 

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Ciphers are from 1939 and epaulettes from the Kingdom of Serbia...

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