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Austro-Hungarian General Staff Tunic


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I have an Austro-Hungarian General Staff tunic of a Colonel from about 1910. This tunic has loops for a medal bar and 5 breast badges/stars plus sash. Can anyone help with the possible identification of the officer who wore this tunic? I would also be interested in what order the sash represents. There is no label on the inside but I assume that most General Staff Colonels did not have so many orders etc. Thanks. Robert E. Smith

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The right shoulder area has a button with heavy thread which I assume is to hold a sash in place.

Robert,

I can not help in this area but I have one question. Why did you say the office had a star with a sash?

Regards,

Gordon

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Robert,

That is what I suspected. You are probably correct. My reference books show these thin cords worn on General Officers uniforms. Often on both shoulders. Unfortunately, the description of the Generals and the General Staff officers uniforms don't mention the use of these thin cords. Thanks for answering my question.

Regards,

Gordon

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