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plaque with fuselier caps

Post by Sergei1877 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:25 pm

recently in my collection appeared headband plaque 49 fusilier regiment. This is probably one of the trophies of the Russian army during the seven-year war, which were stored in the collection of the Russian emperor Peter 3


plaque from the fusilier cap of the 49 fusilier regiment of the seven-year war.
Prussian Grenadiers
AND FUSILE Caps
from the Oranienbaum meeting of Peter III
Füsilier-Regiment von Diericke)
Created in 1741-1742 as Pio
uneven regiment. Consisted of two battalions -
nov (10 pioneer and two miner ro-
you). November 26, 1758 was transformed
to the fusilier regiment (10 fusilier mouths),
and two companies of miners were facing
formation of the miner corps.
The chief of the regiment from November 26, 1758 was
Major General Christian Fried
Rich von Dirike.
New Fusilier Hats
The regiment received later, approximately in 1759.
The regiment took an active part in
millennial war. July 23, 1759 fought
Xia at the Battle of Palzig, where, being
in the first line and repeatedly attacking,
suffered heavy losses. Few weeks
later, on August 12, the regiment participated in the beat-
at Kunersdorf, being in the second
lines and covering artillery in the rear.
However, at the end of the battle, when the regiment covered
the shaft retreat of Friedrich's army, pain-
The rest of the regiment was captured.
The remains of the regiment in October 1759.
fought against the Swedes in Pomera-
nii. In 1760, the regiment served in Saxony,
where on November 3 of the same year
small participation in the Battle of Torgau.
In 1761 and 1762 he was in the army
Prince Heinrich in Saxony.
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Re: plaque with fuselier caps

Post by Sergei1877 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:30 pm

Among these trophies significant
the part was made by the Prussian grena-
hats and fusilier caps. In the
The Seven Years War became common
practice to take as trophies you
grenade caps
moat. This was due to their special role.
in the armies of European states, as well
same with a spectacular appearance themselves
hats.Prussian Headgear Collection
moat from the Oranienbaum assembly
Peter III was one of the most
impressive in composition. Like-
mi collections of the Prussian grenadiers
few could boast of caps
museums and collections. The largest of them
was a collection of Friedrich Wil-
gelma III, currently partially
but located in the German
Museum of Berlin (Deutsches
Historisches Museum) 1. Somewhat less
Now the number of items is
held at the Museum of the Army of Frederick Velik
whom in Kulmbach (Armeemuseum Friedrich
der Große, Plassenburg ob Kulmbach).
Austrian is also worth mentioning.
trophy collections, one of which is
walks in a Hungarian family castle
tycoons Esterhazy-Forchtenstein,
located in the austrian federation
burgenland, and the second
in the collection of trophies of Vienna arsen -
la (Heeresgeschichtliches Museum). All-
ma is also representative of Swedish
trophy collection, now storing
Studying at the Naval Museum of Sweden
text A. Yushkevich magazine "Old Tseikhgauz"
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Re: plaque with fuselier caps

Post by Sergei1877 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:36 pm

Oranimbaum collection

Her main

the value is that the Prussian
hats are caps
precisely the period of the Seven Years War.
For example, in the German historical
the museum the main part of the head collection
ny clothes - the post-war period,
1770–1780s Particularly good
seen on the example of fusilier caps:
in a later period their tulle became
more elongated in contrast to the correct
hemisphere caps during the war.
In addition, some hats
rykh regiments did not survive to our times
and preserved only at later
images of the XIX century. either on the photo
fiah early XX century. So, the look on
frontal plaque regiment number 13 until recent
time remained unknown in
metsky historiography.
Prussian trophy collection
caps for the period of its existence
changed several storage locations: sleep-
Chala she was in Oranienbaum
meeting of Peter III, then - in Tsarsko-
rural arsenal and in the artillery
the museum where N.E. Branden
burg 3, and already in the 1950s. "Spread
"parts of the museums of the Soviet
Union, mainly located
on the territory of the RSFSR, BSSR and USSR 4.
The author of this article was able to determine
share location 44 head
garments from 137 pieces available in
lichii in 1862 in the collection "Dostopa-
Mint Hall »Arsenal in Kronverka 5.
Today most of them (23 caps
and three foreheads) is in the collection
Artillery Military History Museum
Land, engineering and communications forces
(VIMAIViVS) in St. Petersburg.
In museums of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus
these are currently on display,
either caps (or foreheads) are stored
badges) a total of 23 regiments:
No. 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24,
30, 35, 36, 37, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 47 and 49 6.

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Re: plaque with fuselier caps

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Post by Sergei1877 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:42 pm

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Re: plaque with fuselier caps

Post by aicusv » Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:27 pm

Very interesting. There are very few of the plates from the "Hessian" helmets captured during the American Revolution remaining. From what I understand the plate was much prized as a large piece of sheet brass.
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Re: plaque with fuselier caps

Post by SkipperJohn » Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:01 pm

Excellent post!

John :bravo: :bravo: :bravo:

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