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    Claudius

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      My military collectibles interest center mainly around;
      Imperial Germany -Tsingtau, China during WWI...Document/award groups.
      Imperial Germany -Pilots or Observers...Document/award groups.
      Imperial Germany -uncommon awards and identifiable medal bars/groups.
      Imperial Germany -Afrika or Pacific during WWI.
      Imperial Russian -Awards/medals and medal bars.

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    1. Hello; Did someone(s) put together an Award Roll for the Wurttemburg Friedrich Order? I'm looking at Lt.d.R. Oskar Sigg. I know he received the Friedrich Order 2nd Class w/swords on October 27, 1916, but I don't know of any other awards. Thank you, Claudius
    2. Is this combination unique enough to narrow it down to one gent? I need the medal rolls gnomes to identify this pre-WWI, non-combatant gentleman (doctor?) EK2 1870 NC PRAO PKO4 KDM NC(steel) 1870 w/3 bars KDM 1866 Kaiser Centenary Brunswick Order of Henry the Lion Oldenburg -Honor Cross 1K (Gold) Thank you in advance, Claudius
    3. Hello; I'm looking for a photo of Kapitänleutnant Theodor Hengstenberg. Joined 1.4.1903 Fähnrich zur See 15.4.1904 Leutnant zur See 28.9.1906 Oberleutnant zur See 27.3.1909 Kapitänleutnant Torpedo boat commander 12.3.1915 I'm asking for a friend. Thanks, Claudius
    4. Alex; Thank you for looking and posting the results. I had hoped for a name, date and where it was awarded, but sometimes the information is not there. Thank you again! -Claudius
    5. Any chance of knowing the name/circumstances of; 4th Class Medal, # 129 304.
    6. Hello; Does anyone own the Patrikeev volumes that have the rolls for the St.George Cross and Medal winners? I would like the name and award details on a 4th Class Cross # 1 223 342 and a 4th Class Medal, # 129 304 that I have. Thanks, Claudius StGeoCross4C 1223342.heic StGeoMedal4C 129304.heic
    7. Hello; I have noticed that many Imperial Russian medal bars don't have pins or loops to attach them to the uniform. How did they do it orginally? I'm attaching photos of the backs of two medal bars. I realize that one of them has a soldered on safety pin for attaching to the uniform but that was obviously done some time after the medal bar was constructed. It only further illustrates my point that the medal bars HAD an attachment system, but it wasn't used in later years, and in some cases just a big safety pin was used instead.
    8. "The Queen is dead...long live the King!" (I always wanted to say that, but as a colonist and her long reign prevented it until now)
    9. Hello; Does anyone have or have in a book, a photo of Uhlan uniform from the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna Regiment (early WWI period)? There isn't one in my "Uniforms of the Imperial Russian Army" book by Boris & John Mollo. And I can't find one online. (I found a photo of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in her regiment's Uhlan uniform, but that is not what i'm looking for.) Thanks,
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