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    AH signatures (Generals etc) + Verbundeten on Cigarette case

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    Hi all, The case is made of Alpacasilber as it reads on the case itself.  The front has a group of signatures around the FJ "slogan" Viribus Unitis"

    So far I have identified 4 of the signatures. They seem to be of the Military Leadership of the Eastern Front of the "Verbundeten".


    • Top left: Erzherzog Friedrich FM (Feldmarschall)

    • Bottom: Conrad von Hotzendorf Gen Oberst (to which he was promoted on june 23rd 1915 - and again promoted to General Feldmarschall on 23rd November 1916


    • Bottom left: Mackensen

    • Bottom right: Von Hindenburg

    Any ideas for the other signatures?

    And is alpaca not a cheap material compared to the importance of the signatures?




    Edited by erikscollectables
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    Yes, Alpacca is cheap compared to the importance of the signatures.

    Viribus unitis = with combined forces = Mit vereinten Kräften

    Erinnerung = in memory


    von Hindenburg

    Erzherzog Carl GenLt = Erzherzog Karl Feldmarschall-Leutnant = a short time later Kaiser Karl

    Conrad von Hötzendorf GenOberst (Generaloberst)

    Erzherzog Friedrich FM (Feldmarschall)

    But I have a problem with the signature top right.


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