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Old 19-01-22, 02:10 PM
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Default Naval shoulder board, German??

Hi all, anyone help with the identification of this item? Presume it is naval, don't recognise the crown.
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Old 19-01-22, 02:35 PM
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Hi all, anyone help with the identification of this item? Presume it is naval, don't recognise the crown.
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Looks like a Bishop's mitre , so possibly a yacht club ?

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I think this may be an Imperial German naval shoulder board. I think the numerals indicate the Sea Battalion, so perhaps a marine?
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Good afternoon,

Imperial German Kaiserliches Seebataillon


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A thread on another forum :

https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=174495

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Thanks everyone, See Battalion VIII, straps changed to grey in September 1914, dating this shoulder board to WWI.

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