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  1. The golden certification is about the Eiserne Halbmond ("Iron crescent aka. TWM") I sold the lot a few years ago. The FJO knight is a typical decoration for military docs and Geistliche. Sanitätsmajor = in German a Stabsarzt. Because of his service in Militärmission Türkei he got a rank higher.
  2. Hi Preusse, Could you please take the pics of the "Dr. Retzlaff Konvolut" into this thread. You can find it in search function with "Retzlaff" I have a few problems with the internet, today. Thanks.
  3. Hi i cannot explain it in English and "Google Translator'" is not the best source. I will write my opinion in German: Meiner Meinung nach ist das die Feldspange eines Deutschen, der in osmanischen (türkischen) Diensten stand. Ich hatte eine vergleichbare Spange mit einem Urkundenkonvolut vor ein paar Jahren. Meiner Kenntnis nach wollte das Kaiserreich geeignetes Militärpersonal für das verbündete Osmanische Reich anwerben. Man lockte mit einem orientalischen Erlebnis und einer "Beförderung". So wurde z.B. aus einem deutschen Hauptmann ein osmanischer Major. Um die
  4. Hello @ all ! Here we have an unknown german General. He´s wearing: -IC 1914 - Hohenzollern Houseorder knight with X -RAO4 -LSC 25 -CM -Anhalt Friedrichscross & Housorder Albrecht the bear knight Seems he had Anhaltinian roots. Any idea, who`s that guy? He´s wearing
  5. Do you have a Schmidt in your list, who get the St. Henry knight? His rank should be: Oberleutnant or Hauptmann. Yes, i know it is a very common name....
  6. Thanks for help. This pic was taken in Trier. It shows a Major with IC 1st class 1870 I read, that in Trier the Rheinische IR Nr. 69 was stationed. Could it be Major von Lengfeld or Major Mertens (both in RL 1873)?
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