My grenadier mitres

A thread on the very rare mysterious mitres worn by elite Prussian regiments.

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My grenadier mitres

Post by Sergei1877 » Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:08 pm

my collection of grenadier hats
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Re: My grenadier mitres

Post by Arran » Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:20 pm

Amazing collection of mitres! I see Russian and Prussian...what else is represented? Can you tell us about them?
Looking for German-made pickelhauben for foreign markets!

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Re: My grenadier mitres

Post by Sergei1877 » Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:59 pm

Arran wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:20 pm
Amazing collection of mitres! I see Russian and Prussian...what else is represented? Can you tell us about them?
left to right
1 Russian grenadier hat arr 1797-98 for the reign of Paul 1
2nd Holstein Grenadier Cap of the Duchess's Regiment (Peter III).
3Hat grenadier of the lower ranks of the grenadier battalion of the infantry regiment of brigadier Karl Ernst von Zeumern 1762 (Holstein corps in Russian service),
4 Infantry Regiment Delvig Holstein troops of Peter III
5 Pavlovsk regiment
the far right forehead badge of the 49th fusilier regiment of the Prussian army during the seven years' war. Trophy of the Russian army. possibly from the collection of Peter 3

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Post by J.LeBrasseur » Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:40 pm

impressive!

Thanks for sharing!

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Post by pickelhauben » Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:40 am

Wow quite impressive.

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Post by b.loree » Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:03 am

Very impressive Sergei, I have never seen so many in one collection. Congratulations!
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Re: My grenadier mitres

Post by Sandmann » Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:39 am

Superb collection, well done :bravo:
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Post by Sergei1877 » Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:13 pm

thanks for the feedback

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Re: My grenadier mitres

Post by cptbob » Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:57 pm

Sergei1877 wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:59 pm

the far right forehead badge of the 49th fusilier regiment of the Prussian army during the seven years' war. Trophy of the Russian army. possibly from the collection of Peter 3
Wow! An item that may have belonged to a Czar. Talk about a piece of history!!! That is awesome!
:bravo: :bravo:

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Re: My grenadier mitres

Post by Sergei1877 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:02 pm

cptbob wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:57 pm
Sergei1877 wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:59 pm

the far right forehead badge of the 49th fusilier regiment of the Prussian army during the seven years' war. Trophy of the Russian army. possibly from the collection of Peter 3
Wow! An item that may have belonged to a Czar. Talk about a piece of history!!! That is awesome!
:bravo: :bravo:
I already described this story, here is a link to this topic
viewtopic.php?f=49&t=14136&sid=e3407ba8 ... 0290ea545c

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