Lot 7006: A fur cap for hussars serving in the Ordinance Gendarmerie of the Saxon Grand Duchy, 1897 – 1918

Hermann Historica GmbH

November 3, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Munich, Germany
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Description: Body covered with black fur. Ponceau-red cloth bag. Slightly domed, leather-backed and gilt brass chinscales on push-through rosettes and black-gold-red sheet metal cockade. Emblem with embossed, gilt brass star and applied, silver-plated coat of arms affixed to the front with two screws. Field insignia of black-yellow-green cloth (national colours 1897 - 1918), behind it a white, erect hair plume. Braided lanyard of white cloth for enlisted men. Black lining with leather flaps (small cracks) and old drawstring. Signs of wear and age. In 1747, the Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach had a hussar regiment with ten companies at its disposition. By 1784, it had been reduced to one officer and 14 hussars. After the Wars of Liberation the unit comprised a sergeant and 24 hussars. In addition to their orderly duty at the court of Weimar, they simultaneously served as gendarmerie until the end of the monarchy. Their uniform was inspired by the elite units of the Prussian cavalry, such as the Zieten Hussars. Extremely rare busby in unusually good condition.
Condition Report: II +
Notes: Sachsen-Weimar
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