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It dont looks as a M1915 Bluse , appears as lightweight and it dont have the rear skirts upper buttons neither the lateral hooks,, with the Bluse the Leib hussars used a special type of Shoulder Cords dark red and yellow interwoven with trefoil shape .

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10 hours ago, Bayern said:

It dont looks as a M1915 Bluse , appears as lightweight and it dont have the rear skirts upper buttons neither the lateral hooks,, with the Bluse the Leib hussars used a special type of Shoulder Cords dark red and yellow interwoven with trefoil shape .

You’re correct on multiple points.  I think the cut of the tunic is exactly that of the litewka and the insignia used is for the litewka.  
 

Attached are a couple more examples that I found. It’s very interesting to learn about more styles of dress. I’ve not spent a lot of time on cavalry style dress and almost no time on pre-war uniforms. 
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Chris, it’s almost identical to yours. I’m not sure how many colors Prussia used for the Litewka. Also, I don’t know how many NCOs and officers may have ordered private made Litewka in field gray. 
I know there’s a photos of a field gray Wurttemberg Dragoon Litewka from a feldwebel turned offizierstellvertreter in FELDZUG 1914 or 15 BY MICHAEL BALDWIN. 

 

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6 hours ago, 03fahnen said:

It appears to be the same garment worn by some of the Garde-Ulanen in this photograph.

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You’re right, nice photo and thanks for the help.

 

And....

Thanks Chris

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I just noticed a few of those Ulans were EK2 ribbons so that’s definitely wartime.

 

 

I just won this nice photo I found while researching.  Too bad I traded by 17th Husar visor years ago.5C51F025-3B22-471F-BBC7-454563C90A88.thumb.jpeg.70f7983ea211c32976201987dc72062e.jpeg

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update- universal cap on display until I ever locate a nice prewar or wartime LGH visor cap.  If anyone has one for sale or trade I’m interested.

 

opinions on tunic are very welcome, looking for honest feedback.  I think it’s a good tunic with all original, period applied insignia. I’ve receive neutered negative feedback nor information of usage during the war. 

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Prewar and wartime M15 Attila to compare straps and NCO braid.

 

these are not my Attila, but saved images of a fe that have sold. The M15 dated Attila has the color a bit washed out by flash

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