Garde Ulan Identification

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Garde Ulan Identification

Post by b.loree » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:06 am

I am posting this for member KAGGR#1, he needs an explanation as to why the special Garde silver lace is on them. Does anyone know what this indicates?
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Re: Garde Ulan Identification

Post by KAGGR#1 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:27 pm

Normal enlisted men's epaulettes for the Uhlans has the metal scales along the border of the tong .
Officers have the Prussian tape . I have not seen this this Garde silver lace / tape on the epaulettes .
These were at the S O S . The seller said that he thought they were for the senior sergeant ?
I saw in some reference that this tape was worn by someone who aspired to be a Paymaster .
Any thoughts / feedback from you Uhlan collectors ?
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Steve McFarland

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Re: Garde Ulan Identification

Post by SkipperJohn » Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:53 pm

I couldn't find it here, but this website may lead you in the right direction:

http://www.germandaggers.com/Gallery/CT0W.php

Good luck.

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Re: Garde Ulan Identification

Post by KAGGR#1 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:40 am

John ;
An advanced Uhlan collector pointed out that 1 Garde Uhlan epaulettes would be red underlay .
These have white underlay . So I am back to square 1 . Maybe a junior officer for 5 Garde Regt. zu Fuss ?
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Re: Garde Ulan Identification

Post by KAGGR#1 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:31 pm

I also noted in some reference that I saw the same Garde lace in silver
on straps or epaulettes and the titles were ;
Schirrmeister
and
OberSchirrmeister
but I don't know what these mean .
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Re: Garde Ulan Identification

Post by SkipperJohn » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:36 pm

I believe that a Schirrmeister is a maintenance sergeant, or maintenance troop.
I'm not sure what was being maintained, but I think that is the translation.

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Re: Garde Ulan Identification

Post by KAGGR#1 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:13 pm

John ;
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