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  1. The "Landsturmschnitt" specifically relates to a Waffenrock designated for issue to the entire army in 1914. It has nothing to do with the description of a Bluse.
  2. Once again, an early dated Bluse with buttons left over from the previous pattern simplified Rock. As with my previously mentioned Bavarian Bluse, dated 1916 with lion buttons, stocks of the earlier buttons were used until supplies were exhausted. This is, more commonly seen on Bavarian jackets, so thanks for posting this.
  3. I'm sure these buttons are okay, but do be warned that they are being reproduced. The last pair of boards that I bought had reproduction buttons on them.
  4. Same three holes on the back and same catch as the black Bavarian buckle that I showed above. Interesting.
  5. Henk, Yes, you may have a picture. Give me your e-mail address and I will make a scan for you. I also have an enlisted man's H.R.15 shoulder strap for the mounted troops overcoat. It is blue with a yellow cypher and crown and a gray cloth backing material.
  6. Very nice! Here is one with a field cover dated 1914. The chinstrap is a reproduction.
  7. The answer is that a WWI Austrian field cap is worth at lot of money these days.
  8. Foreign Legion enlisted man's private purchase cap. This came in a lot from a WWI American pilot along with a French trench knife, but I have been told that it is more like a WWII style cap. The side buttons are the correct pattern for the Foreign Legion.
  9. Here is the 1907 pattern for enlisted Hessen personnel.
  10. The "St.A." is a common mark used in caps. I believe it has something to do with with the overseeing manufacturing district, in this case Sonnenburg. I have caps with the same stamps. Here is a M1907 feldgrau cap of the same ilk. You can see the "St.A." mark at the top of the lining. The cap is also marked to the Garde Korps 1909 and the Feld-Luftschiff-Abteilung Nr.1.
  11. Some additional WWI era Adrians from my collection.
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