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Alex K

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  1. Hi all, this is quite an old thread but here goes, did General der Artillerie Theodor Karl Eduard von Bomhard receive either the Max Joseph order Hubertus order during his career, this image, attached seems to show a star which resembles one or the other, (Unless I'm wrong) my looking around has resulted in this list I've located, most tally with what he's wearing, but no mention of either

    • Armeedenkzeichen 1866 (Bayern)
    • Eisernes Kreuz (1870), II. Klasse
    • Jubiläums-Eichenlaub „25“, 1895
    • Militärverdienstorden (Bayern), Ritterkreuz II. Klasse mit Schwertern und der Kriegsdekoration am 1. November 1870 als Oberleutnant im Königlich Bayerischen 4. Feldartillerie-Regiment „König“
    • Kriegsdenkmünze für die Feldzüge 1870–71 (Deutsches Reich) mit 7 Gefechtsspangen (die Spangen gab es erst ab 1895)
    • Militärverdienstorden (Bayern), Ritterkreuz I. Klasse ohne Schwerter am 23. Dezember 1883 als Major im Königlich Bayerischen 4. Feldartillerie-Regiment „König“
    • Verdienstorden der Bayerischen Krone, Ritter
    • Militär-Dienstauszeichnung, II. Klasse für 24 Jahre
    • Verdienstorden vom Heiligen Michael, Komtur II. Klasse
    • Komtur des bayerischen Militärverdienstordens II. Klasse mit Stern
    • Komtur II. Klasse am 27. Dezember 1894 als Generalmajor
    • Stern zum Komtur am 23. Dezember 1898 als Generalleutnant
    • Centenarmedaille, 1897
    • Komtur des Ritterorden des hl. Mauritius und Lazarus
    • Königlicher Kronen-Orden (Preußen), II. Klasse
    • Schwertorden, Kommandeur II. Klasse
    • Militärverdienstorden (Bayern), I. Klasse am 24. Oktober 1901
    • Prinzregent-Luitpold-Medaille mit Krone
    • Verdienstorden vom Heiligen Michael, Komtur I. Klasse

    Franz-Joseph-Orden, Großkreuz

    attached image in his later years



    General der Artillerie 500.JPG

  2. Hi all, just a bit of expertise and advice, seen the attached for sale, for it's age it looks in remarkably mint condition, is it what it seems or is it a well made modern copy?


    any comments appreciated




    Alex K

    s-l500 (1).jpg


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    s-l1600 (2).jpg

    s-l1600 (3).jpg


  3. Hi all, I've been having a bit of a "rummage" around on the "Bay" and came across this little interesting and pretty bauble, I've never seen one before. Does anyone know what it is, and if genuine, I assume it's some sort of unofficial piece. It's described as "Preußisches Ehrenkreuz 1.Klasse 1914 - 18". Unfortunately the images don't give any indication as to size.

    Any Ideas?


    Preußisches Ehrenkreuz 1.Klasse 1914 - 18 b.jpg

    Preußisches Ehrenkreuz 1.Klasse 1914 - 18.jpg

  4. On ‎26‎/‎08‎/‎2019 at 19:59, pjac said:

    I agree with Bayern. I think this is an artificially aged repro of a pickelhaube to fusilier regiment 33 or 34. I don’t know how much an original would cost, but a lot more than a standard Prussian OR pickelhaube.


    I suspect it came from the same source as this one, deliberately aged repro, looks convincing though if you're no expert, fortunately this was about the same price as a repro so took an punt on  no great financial loss, made in the UK I'm lead to believe

    DSC_0069 copy.JPG

    DSC_0070 copy.JPG

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