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More books.  Well, if you start charging for your research help...  :P  We might be able to afford a wurst or two to go with the schrippen und wasser.

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Schrippen  is Berlin dialect.  Here it's called Brötchen.  I'll have a Wurst for lunch today. ..☺

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Looks like you have some reading to do! I'm especially interested in the Leuchtmittel volume.

Chip

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8 hours ago, The Prussian said:

Schrippen  is Berlin dialect.  Here it's called Brötchen.  I'll have a Wurst for lunch today. ..☺

I know Schrippen is Berliner. I was being posh for a Prussian's benefit! :cheers:  (At least I didn't say Semmel ;) )

I am having Linseneintopf mit Wiener Würstchen (made by my very own Hausfrau).  Unfortunately, no echte Brötchen, Schrippen, or even a Flesserl in the area.

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59 minutes ago, IrishGunner said:

I know Schrippen is Berliner. I was being posh for a Prussian's benefit! :cheers:  (At least I didn't say Semmel ;) )

I am having Linseneintopf mit Wiener Würstchen (made by my very own Hausfrau).  Unfortunately, no echte Brötchen, Schrippen, or even a Flesserl in the area.

What the hell is a Flesserl????????

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Because of the design I am very happy to add the 22. Schützen Div. tinnie, which has a Bavarian button as a shield for a medieval warrior. The unit fought as part of the German 14th Army, which was in Italy from inception to the end of the war. The Austrian I. Korps and Bavarian III Korps were part of the 14. Armee, so I would venture the 22. Schützen Div. was influenced by Bavarians in the sector. My question; is it likely this was worn by Bavarian/German troops?

 https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_Army_(German_Empire)?wprov=sfla1

Kappenabzeichen 22. Schützen Div (1).jpg

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Hello Fritz!

I don´t think so. The austrians were under german command, but no gferman unit was under austrian command. So the would be no reason for them to wear a divisional badge.

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Are there any influences? Note that none of the austrian or german badges were allowed to wear by the german Emperor!

The only allowed badges were the Edelweiß and the Carpathian Corps badge.

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Just picked up this photo. Stamped on back "Sturmabteilung Bayr 8. Res. Division"  1917. XXI Korps, Erzherzog Carl and kb RID Verbandsabzeichen appear to be worn willy nilly.

Sturmabteilung_8._Reserve_Division_(1)_Kappenabzeichen.jpg

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Hello Fritz!

A brilliant photo!!!!!!

What´s the first badge of the cap of the man first row, 5th from right, please?

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23 minutes ago, The Prussian said:

Hello Fritz!

A brilliant photo!!!!!!

What´s the first badge of the cap of the man first row, 5th from right, please?

Bayr. 8. Res. Div. Reviewing again, seems just one XXI Korps may be present, but many have Heeresfront Erzherzog Carl.

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52 minutes ago, Fritz die Spinne said:

Bayr. 8. Res. Div. Reviewing again, seems just one XXI Korps may be present, but many have Heeresfront Erzherzog Carl.

Are you sure?

It looks different...

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17 hours ago, Chris Boonzaier said:

I wonder why the 10th Bavarian Div badge is so much more difficult to find than the others :-(

Super pic Fritz!!!!

Thanks, Chris! I proudly own one, but yes, photographic evidence is tough as well. 

Andy, I think it is just the turn of the badge as pinned. Cropped in on the detail: 

Sturmabteilung 8. Reserve Division detail Kappenabzeichen.jpg

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Hello Fritz!

Please check the sizes of the two badges. 8th RD was smaller than Carl. Herre 8thRD seems to be larger...

I don´t think it´s 8thRD

Edited by The Prussian

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I can see it and it looks like the 8th Reserve Division insignia to me. It makes sense with the other pins in the photo. What else would it be?

Chip

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Hello Chip!

Well, you might be right. If I compare it with the collar badge in the back ground. Maybe it´s been worn at the collar...

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I think it just appears a little larger because of placement on the cap curving around the head. The shape is right, even looking at the other men.

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Well, that coluld be. An optical illusion.

Here another nice example with 21.Korps, b.10.Inf.Div., Böhm-Ermolli, Erzherzog Carl

b. Feldart.Rgt. 19 oder 20  Verbandsabzeichen, 21.Korps, b.10.Inf.Div., Böhm-Ermolli, Erzherzog Carl)  (2).JPG

b. Feldart.Rgt. 19 oder 20  Verbandsabzeichen, 21.Korps, b.10.Inf.Div., Böhm-Ermolli, Erzherzog Carl) .JPG

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That is flippin' awesome, Andy! First time I have seen the 10.ID Verbandsabzeichen in a photo. Not to mention the style the soldier exhibits wearing them as he does, and overall look of the photo. Exceptional find! What regiment does he have on his Schulterklappen?

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Sorry, I can´t recognoize them. Because of the cuffs it´s probably Fieldartillery.

According to the tinnies maybe bavarian 19 or 20

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Greetings Everyone,

        This grouping including German uniform buttons just sold on eBay. Since several of the Kappenabzeichen shown are identified as being worn by Germans (check marked), what is the likelihood of some of the others also being worn? Andy, I expect you may have some ideas. :) 

      

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