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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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@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

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

... and here is his medal bar:

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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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An interesting photo of Leutnant d. L Otto Nicko from RIR 242

He has received

St Henry silver medal on 6 October 1915

Knight cross 2nd class with X of Albert of Saxe on le 6 October 1916

Cross 4th class with X of Albert of Saxe on 3 July 1915

both iron crosses and Brunswick cross of 2nd class.

The photo is from 1919.

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