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Title WWI German Epaulette 39th
Description One blue/grey wool epaulette from a German First World War uniform. The number 39 is embroidered using a chain stitch on the front/top of the epaulette with red/orange thread. A brass button with the number 11 embossed on it is attached using a small piece of wood through eye at back. Off-white thread sewn around perimeter. Machine manufactured.
Catalog Number 01036.1
Object Name Epaulet
Material Wool/Wood/Brass/Thread
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1919
Dimensions W-5.8 L-12.3 cm
Search Terms German
German Military
World War, 1914-1918
Condition Good
Condition Notes Embroidery has some areas of loss, but "30" is still legible
Event World War, 1914-1918
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Notes 39th fought against 3rd Battalion at St. Quentin