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Kronprinz Rupprecht with General Pickelhaube Gold or Silver Emblem?


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Dear Forumites,

A question to the most knowledgeable: Kronprinz Rupprecht when he was wearing his General Helmet, the Helmet plates/emblems and chin-scale were in Golden or in Silver colour?

Here a couple of black and white pictures... I couldn't find any colour painting or photos of him with his Bavarian General Helmet.

Thanks in advance for your most appreciated comments.

Cordially,

Claudio

 Kronprinz Rupprecht um 1930_1.jpg

rupprecht-von-bayern-und-leopold-von-bayern-1925-c45py1.jpg

Bundesarchiv_Bild_102-00818,_Ruprecht_v._Bayern.jpg

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The 1904 regulations state quite simply: "as per officers of the mounted branches, with silver fittings etc". A royal decree of 15 April 1913 introduced the wear of the central coat of arms in coloured enamel.

Regards

Glenn

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Thanks Chris, thanks Glenn, I also think is rather Silver than Gold... The Gold ones  are for Generals à la Suite, Generalarzt and Artillery & Jäger Generals. I have seen on my books Bavarian Cavalry General helmets also in Silver.

BR

Claudio

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