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Title Postcard of Imperial Russian cavalry trooper
Nationality Russian
Period 1915/16

This postcard (a portrait photograph) of a Russian cavalry trooper shows the man in a summer tunic with a dragoon sword strapped on his belt. The buckle is the standard Russian Army enlisted man's variety. The epaulettes with the lace would indicate NCO rank. The cap is the standard field cap of the period.

There are handwritten (Russian) details and a date (26.VI.1915 or 1916?) to the reverse. The card is also dated 1916 on the front.

Condition: the bottom corners are slightly dog-eared, but the three-quarter body image is nice and sharp.

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

[Ephemera : Postcards : Russian : 20th Century]


The painting of Alexander Pock is restored and meanwhile at his new owner, who is very content.

Thank you for your assistance to get it to Germany.

U S, Germany, 27.12.2012

Hi Chris, medals arrived safely and I am very pleased, will leave a mention for you on a military collectors forum and hopefully you may pick up some business.

Once again thank you.

Wayne Sinnot, UK, 04.08.2005