Lot 3506

A tarboosh, tropical uniform issue for coloured soldiers of the Schutztruppe in German East Africa, circa 1910

Orders & Military Collectibles until 1918 | A90m | Live auction | 521 Lots

Hammer price € 6,600

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Sand-coloured khaki drill, the eagle emblem in embossed, non-ferrous metal fixed to the front with pins, traces of silver plating. The long neck guard sewn on, a stamp in black ink on the inside reads "B-A IX ...". The liner made of ochre-coloured felt, light brown cotton sweatband. Somewhat stained, but in fine, worn, original condition. Extremely rare.

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The auction starts on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 3001 - 3522. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).