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HI, the cloth itself, and how its sewn, but the very fact that it has a crown... the Leib Regt did not wear crowns on the cover. There are isolated photos, but it seems to have been a single photo studio that had one with a crown and veeeeeery occasionaly you see a photo of a leiber in their studio with a crown.

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I have a 3rd card with the same cover. Chip had the theory, and I think it the logical one... there being a photographer or 2 near the Leiber barracks who had one of these for when the guys came in for their Photo Op... When you see pics of them, and they are pretty scarce, then they are on a "March out" photo....

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