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    Question German unknown tag

    Someone know what mean this tag? Meas. 47x27 mm. Many thanks.


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    Maybe is not German?
    I think that is Francais Artillerie regiment 15.

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    Quote by alfonso View Post
    Maybe is not German?
    I think that is Francais Artillerie regiment 15.
    And about "Ers. B." ????? I think FAR is for Feld Artillerie Regiment............

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    dog tag?

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    Hi Matteo
    It's looks like a 1878 type german dog tag. By the colour it would be an early one,which were made of german silver or aluminum. Later ones made of zinc.Not sure on F.A.R.,will try and let you know. I've added a photo of a late zinc type.
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    F.A.R.15 would be 1st upper Alsatian feld artillerie regt. 15. formed= saarburg in 1871,
    part of 21st corps. Hope this helps?

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    Quote by Trevor(Willi) View Post
    F.A.R.15 would be 1st upper Alsatian feld artillerie regt. 15. formed= saarburg in 1871,
    part of 21st corps. Hope this helps?
    Many, many thanks!!!

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