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Belgian Garde Civique officer's bust


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Still trying to identify the chap, so any help is welcome.

It seems to me the buttons look like Garde Civique...

The medal he wears is a long service medal for administrative services.

The bust is signed by Frantz Vermeylen and dated 1887.

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Thanks Odulf!

But I found out all ready, as stated in my second poste. ;)

Maybe a mod could help in adding "Garde Civique" to the title.

I am hopping to get the "Mayo" real soon, because I managed to find a nice pair on the net.

cheers

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Stuka : Curious , interesting , The mayonnaise shoulder boards are very simmilar to the french treffles , used by hussards chasseurs a cheval and dragons , here in Argentina , some guys calls mayonesa , the gold yellow braid over the peaks of colonels and generals service caps . going back to the Garde my topic view was till now that of a group  of mustachoed middle age men armed with Comblain rifles wearing large greatcoats and a sort of tall melon hat .inclusive i ignored they have field officers and distinction between infantry and chasseurs . Thanks 

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