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Derrittmeister Militaria

German Cap Tally S.M.S. Gneisenau

German Cap Tally S.M.S. Gneisenau

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Immerse yourself in the storied past with this captivating cap tally from the S.M.S. Gneisenau, once proudly worn by an enlisted sailor who served aboard this famous vessel. The S.M.S. Gneisenau, along with her sister ship the S.M.S. Scharnhorst, played a significant role in the early stages of World War I under the command of Vize Admiral Graf von Spee. This tally bears witness to the historic events and daring naval battles that unfolded during those tumultuous times.

After a victorious encounter with a small fleet off the coast of Chile, Spee's fleet set sail for the Falkland Islands. However, their fortunes took a tragic turn as they were met with a decisive defeat, resulting in the sinking of the majority of the German fleet, including Spee himself and his two young sons.

This cap tally remains in remarkably fine condition, a testament to its careful preservation over the years. Furthermore, in addition to this incredible piece, we also offer a postcard that further enhances the historical significance of this remarkable item.

Own a tangible link to naval history—a genuine cap tally from the legendary S.M.S. Gneisenau, a vessel that witnessed the heroism and tragedy of World War I. Add this exceptional piece of naval memorabilia to your collection and keep alive the stories of those who bravely sailed the seas in the service of their country.

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