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#1 04-05-2013 15:05:10

Tin Soldier
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There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

lol

Sorry i have not posted much lately we moved house again so have been busy getting settled.
Oh and plus the time to put some displays together again, now which box has that tunic & cap? hmm

Anyway here is my latest baby as Serbastian says wink

WW1 German Tropical Cap & Tunic for an Officer, the Trousers at this point are just Tropical Australian in the first shots, just
so i could put a full display together. But i did manage to get some either WW1 or 1900 period German OR's Trousers.
They are the Trousers with the red piping down the sides as per WW1 German grey Trousers, but even trying to find
photos of Germans in Palestine during WW1 is very hard. And finding photos of original items is even harder as you can imagine, so
these could even be from the German Expedition they sent to China during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900 as i do know that they had
red piping on their Tropical Trousers during that campaigne.
But it would not surprise me if the Germans re-issued some of that gear from 1900 during WW1?

The Tunic is a WW1 summer tunic that was originally grey cotton that they would have worn in hotter climates, not a Tropical Tunic as such.
But it is heavily faded almost white & the thing that gets me thinking that it would have been worn in the desert is the fact that the buttons
are painted sand colour. The Tunic came with no shoulder boards i had to buy some later, so i'm not sure if it was originally Infantry or Artillery?

I have bought some brown WW1 boots & officer's leggings that came together from Germany plus a WW1 belt & map case to go with the display
plus i have a pair of binoculars in a nice matching brown carry case that is on it's way. Just need a nice brown WW1 luger holster to finish it off.

Oh and some original WW1 German Officers Tropical Trousers of course, but i have seen some photos of German Officers wearing straight Trousers
not jodpurs style. (Please see pics).


Check out the videos below to set the mood, then check out the photos.

From the movie "The Lighthorseman"
Last one is the Charge at Beersheba in Palestine on 31st October 1917.

"No ones attempted a cavalry charge against infantry supported by machine guns & artillery,...it's unheard of!"

"Turn up the volume loud to get the full effect"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbWXpngG_cU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuAu5YLvg98
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7dm_nbjNjE



Ok now here are the photos,...remember "There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse, wait until they dismount & fire by order!"

First a small hand full of original photos i have found of Germans in Palestine during WW1.
The first couple were taken of a New Zealand Mounted Rifles Regiment bring in some German P.O.W's, the close up of the officer
is probably the closest one i have found to what i have on display.
The rest as you can see as i have found which makes it very difficult to say what is correct and what is not, just about every Officer is wearing
a different tunic than the others in the same photo??? At least my tunic has WW1 German Crown buttons (originally sewn as you can see).
The Crown buttons were only used from 1910 until the end of the war in 1918 when the Kaiser abdicated, the blue tunic they wore before & also during WW1
had plain face brass buttons (no monogram or Crown). So it was made & worn during WW1 period, plus when it arrived i found two German coins in one
pocket, one is dated 1918 the other 1919, so you can't ask for any better evindence than that.


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"Good troops,...again wasted" sad

"You have a lot to learn about war in the desert,...you & General Murray" cool


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I just chucked these in because this mannequin looks better plus it shows the straight trousers & the summer puttees i got a few weeks back.
The puttees still have mud or dirt still on them, don't worry about the shoulder boards these shots were taken before i got original WW1 boards.


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The Trousers in detail big_smile


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I got the boots, officers gaiters proper map case & belt after i had pulled the display down, so just a couple of photos of these roll


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Few,.........mad

Time for another glass of Red Wine & a ciggy:P

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#2 04-05-2013 22:32:25

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Wonderful, Stu!!
Tell me about the boots - WWI? (I'm not up on early footwear)
Love the whole set-up! The trousers look great in conjunction with that fantastic tunic...
Thanks for sharing,
Mark


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#3 05-05-2013 09:13:35

Tin Soldier
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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

G, day Mark,....thanks mate!

I'm not 100% on the boots as there is no date or markings to be found? But they are not your typical WW2 type.
The Boots & Leggings were found & sold together from a dealer in Germany. As you can see from the 4th & 5th photo of the Officers
most are wearing these type of Leggings & the Boots have the hooks & eyelets.
The dealer had WW1? for these but as i said without a date we can never be sure, they could be 1920's-30's the hobnails are not the standard WW2 style either.
But being Officer's they are most likely as we know private purchase, i have seen these belts being worn in photos some in palestine as well and the Map Case
is not dated but i have seen another exactly the same in every detail that was dated 1915.

Note the Belts, Puttees, Officers Boots, Ankle Boots & Leggings in these photos and again see how many different types of Tunics the Officers are wearing hmm
So if you put a display together with either of the above you would be correct as someone would have worn them.

The first one is an earlier photo taken of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles bringing in the German POW's to Jericho in 1918.

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Check out the belts in this one with just a normal buckle system not the usual Officer type or square buckle version



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In all my years on the internet the above photos have been about all i have found of Germans in Palestine during WW1






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#4 07-05-2013 13:24:57

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Great post. Rich A. in Pa.


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#5 09-05-2013 04:31:29

Tin Soldier
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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Thanks Rich,...

I just thought i would add a few more as i just got another pair of Tropical Trousers.
I thought i wasn't going to get these as there were officially lost in the post, sent on the 28/1/13 and they only
just arrived on tuesday Thank God roll

Very happy with them, they fit my largest mannequin perfectly & as you can see i don't think i could have gotten a better colour match for
the WW1 Tropical Tunic & Puttees - YIPEEEE lol
They were being sold as WW2 KM Officers Tropical? But they are missing a lot of WW2 Tropical details and in fact look more WW1 to me than WW2.
Plus the sewn design feature at the pockets is the same design that are on the O.R's Tropical Trousers above with the red piping plus the grey pair of WW1 German O.R's Trousers i have also have this design feature around the pocket, looks like } (like a bracket shape), this seems to be a feature on some WW1
German Trousers, i have not seen a WW2 pair of Trousers with this design??? And on pictures i've seen of WW2 Tropical KM Trousers the side buckles material
tab go from back to front where these material buckle tabs go from front to back? Anyway as we know without dates and or markings we can never be 100%
sure, but i'm just happy that i got a close colour match to the tunic & puttees tongue

I have also done a couple of pics with the brown officers leggings, these just don't quite fit this mannequin but you can see the potential on a smaller mannequin.
This mannequin is very muscular and has thick ankles, all my other mannequins are packed away still.

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#6 09-05-2013 14:38:45

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Very interesting and great photographs thanks for your time and effort with this post Stu !

Cheers

Eddie

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#7 22-05-2013 05:03:03

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

No worries Eddie, although it's a lonely field of collecting hmm
As i mentioned not much reference out there or surviving pieces and not a lot of people know much about it.

Anyway here is a latest addition to make up my WW1 German Officer in Palestine, every Officer needs his Binoculars "Fernglas 08" (pattern 1908).
Made in Berlin with what seems to be a 1916 date? Came with a nice brown leather carry case, although the straps on the sides are broken i got them at a reasonable price big_smile
And also in brown to match the rest of the gear, just need a pistol holster now to finish it off nicely.
Not sure about the black strap for the Bio's, looks WW2 to me?



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#8 23-05-2013 09:22:57

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Wonderful display mate, great items and not commonly seen.  The tunic and cap is superb, as are the period pictures.  You just need a WWI period tropenhelm to finish it perhaps.


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#9 28-05-2013 22:44:20

Tin Soldier
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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Yes you are correct, thanks Jerry.
Funny you mentioned a WW1 Tropenhelm, there was actually one up on German ebay about 2 weeks back with the neck flap as well.
I thought all my dreams had come at once lol But the seller did not post internationally yikes

I contacted him as some list only posts to Germany or Europe but if you ask sometimes they do but this seller said no roll

I haven't been the same since sad

Cheers
Stu

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#10 04-06-2013 10:03:42

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Here are the 2 coins i found in one of the bottom pockets, easily missed as they are very thin & light plus basicly the same light grey colour of the inside
of the tunic & pockets as they have not faded like the outside.
When i first got the tunic i checked all the pockets a couple of times & missed them myself, then i started looking for sand one day & found an oasis lol

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#11 20-06-2013 08:42:46

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

big_smile

Got myself a neck protector the other day from Germany maker marked & dated, although this is from German East Afrika dated 1899 it's the same
pattern worn during WW1 in Palestine. It's also for Protection Forces who wore a white pith helmet but the neck protector seems to have darkened a little from age
or possibly a dyed field job? It looks white in some photos but in others a darker reddish brown which is what it is in hand, anyway who cares very hard to get item.

Hard to see the date properly in photos but in hand you can just make out the 99.

The Luger Holster is repro, i still need to get an original one of these the brown Holsters are very popular & ask a very high price these days hmm

Here is the listing info translated,...

German COLONIES Protection Force Protection and white neck-cloth pith helmet EAST AFRICA-1899-Berlin

Orginales neck protector cloth for white pith helmet-German East Africa

Neck protection cloth white cotton linen with 5 hooks and mounting chamber Temple KA = Colonial Office = Reich Colonial Office and 1899

Manufacturer stamp - Otto Dürr - BERLIN

  and stamp - 3.Cp = 3 Company - protection force - station location - LINDI - GERMAN EAST AFRICA

Size approximately 55 x 30 cm - distance of the mounting hook - 9 cm

HELLO - size of the neck cloth and spacing of the mounting hook - Manufacturing Same as for the khaki-brown neck cloth for other tropical helmets-East Asia - South West etc

Uncleaned complete good condition with minor age and wear marks




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#12 20-06-2013 09:27:48

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Good lord - how hard was that to find Stu??
Does it button onto the cap?
Wonderful set-up!! smile
Mark


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#13 20-06-2013 09:29:33

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Stu...you are just incredible...

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#14 21-06-2013 12:37:47

Tin Soldier
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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Thanks guys,... yeah crazy stuff can't believe it myself bordering on rediculous really tongue
I can't believe i've been looking for this stuff for the last 10 years ever since i got the cap but it's all come together in the last six months - Very Happy smile

Mark the flap is attached with hooks like on the collars of tunics or greatcoats, all the WW1 German pith helmets i've seen have loops sewn on like they did
for the medal loops on tunics etc to attach the neck flaps. My cap doesn't have any but the flap sits nicely under the folds as i didn't want to add any and change it's originality.
The cap never had any buttons or anything that i can see, most WW1 German Officers Caps never had chin straps etc, though i have seen some but it's not the norm.

I've seen more pictures of WW1 German Pith Helmets than caps, so for some reason the caps have become rarer & did not survive. There was even an OR's version
of the cap with a brown visor, and the OR's Tropical Cap had a chinstrap but i have never seen one of these only in original photos. There is a WW1 Pith Helmet version that looks
very similar to the WW2 Pith Helmet but obviously they would not have any badges. So wondering how many of these are in collections thinking they are WW2???

OR's Caps are shown in all these original photos plus in my first post, the two soldiers at the front laying down.

See below 3rd photo of Pith Helmets with Flap and soldiers in all photos are wearing OR's caps last photo with chinstraps, it seems that the Flap for the Caps are shorter in some of these original photos.
So there may have been two different types but i'm sure that later in the war with supply & material shortages if you had a Flap for your Pith Helmet but not for your cap you would use the same Flap for both as you can see from my photos the Flap fits the cap nicely.

Note also the Alpine style boots being worn by some of the soldiers in 3rd photo.
There was also German Cavalry (Lancers) in Paslestine during WW1 see 2nd last photo and last photo showing Australian Light Horse in Palestine or Sinai Desert.

WW1 Turkish items are non existent, for some reason they just didn't survive, i think i showed it in another post all i have is a Belt & Buckle and this item is not too bad
as i've never seen another leather belt. You see the brass buckles all the time as these were popular souvenirs but the belt as well hmm
Even a Turkish collector i meet over the internet said that he had not seen a WW1 turkish leather belt roll



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#15 21-06-2013 13:33:28

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

Just incredible...I have no words....

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#16 19-11-2013 05:55:13

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Re: There not cavalry there Australian Light Horse!

one of the most interesting threads I have ever seen. Great displays and fun seeing it come together with new additions. I love that visor, all of it. Great photos too. Thanks for all the details and background.

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