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Imperial Germany Gorget/Ringkragen Leib Kürassier Regiment

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Gorget for 1st Leib Kürassier Regiment: it’s a 1896 Prussian Officer “ring collar” (or “Ringkragen” in German). It has "Non Soli Cedit" written on it, the motto of the Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm I. It means "The Prussian eagle yields not even to the sun".

 

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Amazing!


In Memory Of......Pte Harold Griffiths, 1805, 1/6th Manchester Regt, KIA June 4th, 1915 in Gallipoli and Cpl Isaac Judges, 40494, 6th East Yorkshire Regt, KIA October 3rd, 1917 in Ypres........May they rest in peace.....

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I think these are the last vestiges of armor. Was it the Luftwaffe that had them given as high honors in WWII?

 

Here's George Washington wearing one - wonder if that's when he was still loyal to the Crown?

 

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Never seen one of those. Rich A. in Pa.


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