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  1. Hi ArHo, thank you for the kind words! Yes, I am lucky to call this photo my own. It is framed and behind glas, the backside still "sealed". Out of my head I also only know 2 more photos of KGL veterans, and only a few more of hanoverian veterans in general, most of them in more or less worse photo-quality. I'd love to see more medal-wearing photos of those seniors! Greetings from Koblenz! Kind regards, Leonard
  2. Dear gents, lovely to see this nice image in such a high quality. I must've seen it a thousand times checking the wikipedia for the MGSM. A CDV of this image was just recently auctioned off on Ebay, achieving a high price: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/293682334798 The CDV comes with a paper, telling us that the man is "Mr. Trimble". We might never be a hundred percent sure if it is really him, and why he is not also proudly wearing his waterloo medal (if the description is correct). But I'd save the name as long as I come across a better one 😉 I am also pre
  3. Hello gentlemen, this photo is in my collection for a longer time now. Unfortunately, I was not able to identify the orders / awards which the portrayed gentleman is showing. Also I am not very good when it comes to read writings like this - does anyone have a clue what is written on the bottom of the photo? Besides a close-up of the awards, I have also attached a more detailed scan of the bicorn and the sabre. Maybe those help. To me the uniform looks more like one for an official rather than for a military officer? Thank you in advance! Kind regards,
  4. Hi, here is a detailed photo of his medals. Thanks for your answer. Best wishes, Leo
  5. Good evening gentlemens, could you help me with this picture? I just don't know what medal it is, at number 3 The first two medals are: -"Medaille Unita d' Italia (1848-1870)" -"Medaille zur Befreiung Roms 1870" Maybe you know what #3 is? Thank you, Leo
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