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derekb

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Good Afternoon,

Can anyone offer advice regarding unit markings on German (Prussian) leather belts;

The first is marked "JR 175".

The second appears to be "R 27" or "R 37".

Thanks and regards,

Derek.

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First is simply Infantry Regiment 175....German I's appear as a J.

The other will be Regiment......numerals.

Regards

TT

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Can anyone offer advice regarding unit markings on German (Prussian) leather belts;

The first is marked "JR 175".

JR 175 = 8. Westpreußisches Infanterie-Regt. Nr.175 (Graudenz, II Bn Schwetz) XVII Armee Korps

Cheers, S>S

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