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Looking for an Post WWII Austrian Ribbon or suggestions for one


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Gebts,

I have an Austrian tunic from the mid 60s with three medal loops on the left breast. I have hunted everywhere on the internet for pictures of Austrian Second Republic ribbons or medals in wear without any success. Becaus the uniform belonged to an office of Captain equivalency I am assuming one of the medals I would put on the tunic would be a long service one but I am stuck for the other two. Perhaps a U.N. medals as well as a long service one? Any one have a small ribbon bar they could post a picture of to assist me?

Regards,

Gordon

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Viribus Unitis,

Thanks for your response. Sorry but you must have missed the place in my post where I said it was from the 60s. The date I have put down for the tunic is just a guess on my part from pictures I have seen in my few Austrian post was reference books. Not much information out there that I can find. I've attached a couple of pictures. It would appear to have thread loops for a ribbon bar as well as for medals. Hopefully, the next time I am in Vienna (I live in Budapest and will be in Vienna early in January) I can get a ribbon bar and medals for this tunic although the stores I visit there have high prices. Perhaps I could do better via the internet? If you could give me approximate prices I should pay for the medals you will suggest I would appreciate it. Perhaps you can tell me more about the tunic? Looking forward to your suggested combinations.

Regards,

Gordon

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Viribus Unitis,

Thanks very much for taking the time to prepare these possible ribbon combinations for me. A great help.

Perhaps you would be able to suggest some books that I could buy to become more familiar with uniforms, medals etc of the Austrian Second Republic. I visit a military book store every time I am in Vienna to look for books and there doesn't seem to be much in print on the shelves.

I also have another request for help. I've posted pictures of an Austrian dark green peaked cap below that I have been trying to identify since I bought it earlier this year. Can you tell me what organization wore it?

Regards,

Gordon

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