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a kriegsmarine dogtag

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    Default a kriegsmarine dogtag

    hello

    a beginning collector has this one in his collection and whould like to have some more information about it

    hope you can help me out and make him happy

    the number on the tag is

    KRIEGSMARINE
    78874/44k
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    Hi Jacob
    My knowledge is quite limited on tags, but I believe the first number is the marine number and the 44 is the date, tracing it would be nigh on impossible.
    Hope this helps.......a little

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    Quote by John Brandon View Post
    Hi Jacob
    My knowledge is quite limited on tags, but I believe the first number is the marine number and the 44 is the date, tracing it would be nigh on impossible.
    Hope this helps.......a little
    hi john

    thanks a lot what could be the meaning of that K at the end
    i dont own this id tag but what i can say is it looks like it is made from a different material then brass [more aluminium looking]

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    Schnaps
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    Default Re: a kriegsmarine dogtag

    44 = entrance to military service
    K = Laufbahn of
    Marine-artillerie-laufbahn or
    Kraftfahrer-laufbahn or
    Flugmelde-laufbahn


    in front of 78874 you dont see any letter?

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    Default Re: a kriegsmarine dogtag

    Quote by Schnaps View Post
    44 = entrance to military service
    K = Laufbahn of
    Marine-artillerie-laufbahn or
    Kraftfahrer-laufbahn or
    Flugmelde-laufbahn


    in front of 78874 you dont see any letter?
    hello

    well its verry hard to see but can it be a C
    i jused foto shop to adjust the lighting a bit
    but cant be shure of the letter

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    Schnaps
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    Default Re: a kriegsmarine dogtag

    can it be a C
    --- "O" - Marine station Ostsee

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    Default Re: a kriegsmarine dogtag

    hi

    could be an O as the part were the nbr should be is gone

    thanks for the help i`ll send him the link to this tread

    cheers j

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