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On 24/05/2016 at 21:29, ccj said:

 

Appears to be a well worn tunic . but unusual are the Swedish cuffs and the absence of the breast pockets. apart from that the buttons looks bright as if they were those of the peacetime tunic for Saxon Generals. 

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Hi Here is a group from Officer of the Jäger Bataillon Nr. 13. Only two officers received these combo. The first one is Leutnant Paul Hederich who died in 1916 (he 's not received the RK) and the

"Famous Chest" of Major d.R. a.D. Hermann keil

New photos Major Frhr von Milkau (SH3 winner) from UR 21. Note that he wore the Austrian commander cross of Iron Crown

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Hi Graham, thanks for your kind word.

You have got two very nice crosses. Congrats. The most difficult will be to find boxes to go with them.

Christophe

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On 15/04/2020 at 17:38, Deruelle said:

Hello,

Here is Bernhard Karl Hermann Thedel Graf Kielmansegg

... and here is his medal bar:

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Kielmansegg, Otl. Graf Bernhard 1915.jpg

Rangliste der Kgl. Sächsischen Armee 1914.jpg

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Beautiful Komtur.

Thanks Chuck and Christophe, yes the boxes are far more difficult to find.

Lastly my Cross of Honor:

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@Graham : you have another nice medal, congrats.

@Komtur : You are lucky to have the Kielmansegg medal bar. It is strange that the SA3a he received on 24 May 1909 is not on his medal bar. I don't know why he never received the SH3 or SA2BX.

I like the old SV3aX

Christophe

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6 hours ago, Deruelle said:

... It is strange that the SA3a he received on 24 May 1909 is not on his medal bar. ...

He got the officer cross in 1917.

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On 26/06/2020 at 18:54, Komtur said:

... and here is his medal bar:

Kielmansegg, Bernhard Graf von a.JPG

Kielmansegg, Bernhard Graf von r.JPG

 

 

Wow great medal bar! I wonder why it is arranged this way, shouldn't the iron cross be on the first place, than the saxonian and then the war merit cross from Brunswick be in the 3rd place? Bu a real beauty. Congratulations on this one!

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Hello

Recently I have bought this nice card. Here is Leutnant d. R. Walther Kleeberg from IR 134.

He received the

SH3 on 8 December 1916

SV3bX after May 1918 (not on the Roth's book)

SA3bX on 30 November 1915

HE3X on 2 May 1918

With that photos a new SV3bX is discovered. Now there is 1882 Saxon officers who received it.

you can see that Kleeberg choose to wear the HE3X ahead the iron cross 2nd class against the rule. The photo has been taken in 1921

Christophe

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6 hours ago, Deruelle said:

you can see that Kleeberg choose to wear the HE3X ahead the iron cross 2nd class against the rule.

Always those cheeky Saxons 🤣

Nice Addition Christophe

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On 22/07/2020 at 23:05, laurentius said:

Always those cheeky Saxons

Thanks my friend.

Here is new addition. Photo of King of Saxony inspecting troops.

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