bavaria - shoulder boards and epaulettes - leutnant - infanterie-regiment nr 3 or feldartillerie regiment nr 3 - original storage box
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BAVARIA – SHOULDER BOARDS AND EPAULETTES – LEUTNANT – INFANTERIE-REGIMENT Nr 3 OR FELDARTILLERIE REGIMENT Nr 3 – ORIGINAL STORAGE BOXSKU: 23-360 xdg
$650.00Wonderful group of lieutenant’s epaulets and shoulder boards from one of two regiments in the Bavarian Army. The first unit is 3. Infanterie-Regiment Prinz Karl von Bayern. This regiment was the second-oldest Infanterie regiment in the Bavarian Army. It was founded in 1698. It was garrisoned at Augsburg and attached to the Bavarian I. Armeekorps. As you will note below, each shoulder board and epaulet displays a gilt “3” on it. Before 1898, the regiment displayed the numbers on the epaulets and shoulder boards. AFTER 1898 (and until the Bavarian Kingdom’s end in 1918) the shoulder boards and epaulets featured Prinz Karl’s royal cypher. The other possibility for these was 3. Feldartillerie-Regiment Prinz Leopold. This regiment was founded in 1848. It was garrisoned at Grafenwöhr, and assigned to the III. Bavarian Armeekorps….