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Cockades, states

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Just arrived today - two officer cockades:

Mecklenburg-Schwerin or Mecklenburg-Strelitz (red/gold/blue)

Oldenburg (red/blue)

Both never been fitted to a cap, almost mint apart from storage marks, scratches, esp. to Oldenburg example

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Various cockades and buttons, Prussia,
Baden or Lippe, Reserve,
Hamburg or Lübeck
Hessen

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Baden, Landwehr cockade, 29mm. Abreviated motto: M.Gott f.Fürst u.Vaterl.   Red paint on hollow ring completely missing. Cleaned with hot soapy water, as heavily oxidised.
The cross to the centre is silver coloured, but appears gold in photo. Holes for attaching to cap. Colour to be restored

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A similar piece in comparison. (internet photo)

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Now restored.

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Bavaria, cockades and buttons

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Mecklenburg, cockades and rank buttons

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Saxony, cockade, Rank buttons:
Gefreiter, toned Silver
Sergeant/Feldwebel, Bronze (toned gold colour)
Emblem for Officer bandelier, Artillery, etc.

 

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