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The Colorful Coat

subtiteled: A Collection of German Uniforms of the 19th Century

Vintage Cigarette card album with full color cards depicting Imperial German uniforms of the 19th century,
indicating above each image the region of the uniform (Baden, Frankfurt, Bayern, Gotha, etc.).

There are 21 pages of illustrations, divided into three major sections, each with seven subsets of 12 each:
First Time Period 1800-1810 | Second Time Period 1808-1842 | Third Time Period 1843-1863,
21 facing pages contain military poetry, songs, and other information with b&w drawings.

It is a treasure trove of information on German Army uniforms during this period.

... complete with all colored tobacco cards!

Album Style

  • 56 pages
  • 252 coloured cigarette cards
In good exterior and very good interior condition.
Boards and spine worn along edges, upper right hand corner slightly bumped/crushed, lower right hand corner of front cover chipped, else ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 13-1/2" x 11"  ~2.2 lbs.

Published by House Neurburg, Koln am Rhein
in 1932

Shipping Options

Airmail Airmail shipping with recorded delivery to any destination in the world: $17.95