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Interesting photo pick-up !

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    Default Interesting photo pick-up !

    Hi,

    I picked up this heavily retouched and colored photo from a thrift store.
    Can anybody id his unit and possibly time frame it was taken.
    Any feedback is appreciated.

    Thanks !
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    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    Hi meyle77

    The photograph is of a Ulan from the 2nd General J Dwernicki's Grochowski Lancers Regiment, with the National Sports Badge, dates this photograph to some time in the 1930's

    Best wishes

    Andrzejku

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    Thank you very much.
    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    That's a lucky and unexpected find for a Canadian thrift store. I can only imagine your surprise at seeing it. Thanks for sharing.

    Regards,
    Tony
    All thoughts and opinions expressed are those of my own and should not be mistaken for medical and/or legal advice.

    "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." - John Wayne

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    Yes, it was indeed.
    Need to find a nice frame for it.
    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    Wow, what kind of cap is that? Does anybody have one?

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    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,

    Polish Militaria 1914-1945 - https://www.facebook.com/groups/124584324789966/
    GTA Militaria - Discussions and Sales - https://www.facebook.com/groups/890720157646923/

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    He has Shooting Proficiency badge on his pocket. Likely III class.

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    Wish I got that lucky here in Canada!

    The photo was taken in 1935-1939, hes wearing a wz.35 Rogatywka.

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    Quote by ObKrieger View Post
    Wow, what kind of cap is that? Does anybody have one?
    Further to meyle77's post of the Wikipedia link . . .

    Cheers,
    Tony
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    All thoughts and opinions expressed are those of my own and should not be mistaken for medical and/or legal advice.

    "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." - John Wayne

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