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  1. Hello again, this seems to be an Austro-Hungarian patriotic stickpin for a cap (worn on the left side), such as these: https://www.numisbids.com/n.php?p=lot&sid=346&lot=2874 https://www.numisbids.com/n.php?p=lot&sid=346&lot=2922
  2. Hello Linasl, the resolution of the photos is not too good - I can't say whether the shell was repainted. The shell itself looks original (you could do a research on the RL number (which I can't read either) to find out which firm made the helmet. The next problem I have are the rivets - they look shiny in the pics (what they shouldn't be). So it could be that an original shell was repainted and refurbished with a new interior but without better photos I can't tell. There are many originals here: http://www.warrelics.eu/google.php?cx=partner-pub-8434277705306939%3Amw1zup-hyt0&co
  3. IMHO Wittrin was the painter, in the 1921 Berlin addressbook there are 3 Wittrichs that are painters/artists = "Maler" (they don't distinguish there): Albert, H., and Otto and none that is Lt.:
  4. Hello, this seems to be the old Reichswehr Feldmütze (did he serve in the old army already?) which was also worn later on - here the leather chinstrap was added and the new cockade. There is some info on these caps here: http://www.warrelics.eu/forum/weimar-soft-headgear/reichswehr-caps-1919-1934-a-137317/ (post # 95, p. 10) Why he would wear this in 1939 I don't know - perhaps just for being photographed with the newly awarded EK?
  5. Hello Nack, Peküro did indeed use this method of attaching sweatbands - zigzag-stiching the leather to a strip of velvet which was then sewn into the cap. Yet Peküro always used black velvet. The only cap producer that often also used brown material which comes to my mind is BaMüFa (Bayerische Mützenfabrik - Bavarian cap factory). See here:
  6. Gentlemen, should you already have this information, please ignore my post. Goerings Uniform (cap, tunics, badges etc.) his Reichsmarschallstab and the Interimsstab are described in UM (Uniformen-Markt 17/1940 (together with the other GFMarschallstäbe). It says: Interimsstab des Reichsmarschalls. Aus Elfenbein gefertigt, mit goldenen Beschlägen und schwarz-weiß-roter Schnur mit Quaste. Länge etwa 85 cm. Verzierungen auf dem Beschlag: Hoheitszeichen aus Platin, EK. und Hoheitszeichen der Luftwaffe. Rough translation (hopefully accurate enough - I don't know how to translate
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