Lot 5275

An uniform ensemble for an army chaplain

International Military History from 1919 | A89r | Live auction | 900 Lots


Garrison cap of fine field-grey cloth with silver piping and pale golden silk lining with leather front. National eagle woven in silver, underneath it the characteristic Gothic crucifix for a military chaplain in metal and a purple soutache chevron above the cockade embroidered in silver. Light, unlined summer field tunic for officers with dark green collar and sewn field-grey buttons, no loops/visible outlines of shoulder boards. Hand-sewn breast eagle embroidered in silver on dark green background, purple collar patches with double braiding embroidered in silver and purple interweaves. Silver-plated pectoral cross with later suspension cord.
All items visibly worn, faded, partly with moth holes.

Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

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