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Title KuK 'tinnie' for Artillerie-Kdo Buchenstein
Nationality Austrian
Period 1916
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This little tinnie shows an Austrian forward observation officer spotting for an artillery unit. The top of the badge has 'Col di Lana', which I suspect was on the Italian front. These badges were worn in the caps of the Austrian troops in WW1. This particular example has the maker's details on the reverse, 'Atelier G. Gurschner // Wien 7/2'.

Its condition is excellent for its age, except for a little minor white corrosion spots to the face of the badge and the pin and hinge on the reverse have been lost. The badge is made of die-struck zinc.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Badges : Australian : 20th Century]

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M B, UK, 18.06.2015

Thank you for the receipt. It wasn't necessary so soon. I was happy to get it when we meet. You have a most excellent reputation and I trust you. It is a pleasure to do business with you and hope to do more.

A T, UK, 08.06.2006

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