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Von Thronstahl
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One of my collecting obsession is definitely KuK Kriegsmarine. Especially cap tally or Mützenband   photos. I hope I am not alone here.  Show us what you got.

Here are few of mine:

 

Photos of same man wearing 2 different cap tallies. On the first photo he wears KuK Kriegsmarine tally and on the second photo S.M.Tb. 97F tally.  S.M.Tb. 97F was KuK torpedo boat, class TB 82F (1915-1916).

 

 

 

 

 

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1.  2 sailor on river monitor  Bodrog wearing S.M.S. Bodrog tallies.  This boat, to some info, fired first shots in the WW1. 

2. S.M.S. Lussin tally

3. S.M.S. Bellona tally

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Very Interesting ! what a diversity of faces. If one thinks about the KuK Marine ,its natural , Germans ,Hungarians , South Slaves specially Croats and Slovenes , Poles , Czechs , Ruthenes ,Italians ,all served in the Austro Hungarian Navy. 

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small addition to the topic of SMS Viribus Unitis -  Military Merit Cross 3rd Class with War Decoration and with particular dedication on the reverse (2nd from right). Obviously presented as a gift to unknown officer serving on SMS Viribus Unitis in 1914, probably closely after outbreak of the WWI. 

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