A Standard Eagle of the 1st Podhale-Schützen-Regiment (Mountain Infantry)
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Silver, vividly executed, looking to the right eagle with very detailed drawn plumage. The box with the Gorals Cross applied on branches and with regimental number "1". On the side the master mark "GW" and Warsaw hallmark for 875/1000 silver. The crown of the eagle is missing, visible signs of wear. Height with spout 33 cm. Weight 1,380 g.
The standard was handed over to the regiment on 21.10.1928 by President Ignacy Mościcki in Nowy Sącz. The regiment belonged to the 2nd Mountain Brigade and led the standard in the field at the beginning of the. After heavy fighting, it was to be taken to safety by an escort to the Ukrainian border area.
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Condition: II -