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Uniforms of the Old Army 


Vintage Cigarette card album with full color cards depicting Imperial German
uniforms of the old army in ~1914 shortly before WWI.

Album features dozens of dozens captioned color cards depicting all units/uniforms of the Imperial German Army
of 1914 in colour and in excellent detail. The first 18 pages provide an organization chart, by unit, of the Army Corps
& Divisions within the German Army, includes the regimental order of each battle regiment, its location in Germany
and its position in each battalion, its position in each division and where it is in each army corps.

Included are the Saxon, Wurttemberg & Bavarian Army units. e.g. (Berlin, Konigsberg, Stettin, Magdeburg, Posen,
Hannover, Frankfurt, Danzig, Dresden, Leipzig, Munchen, Wurzburg, Nuremberg, etc.)
Valuable reference for uniform collectors.

... complete with all colored tobacco cards!

Album Style

  • 48 pages
  • 312 coloured cigarette cards

In good exterior and good interior condition.
Mild traces of use and age, otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 11" x 11-1/2"  ~1.5 lbs.


Published by Cigarette Service
in 1932

Table of contents:

I Flags and standards of the old army;
II Generality, Staff, Administration;
III Gardekorps Berlin Potsdam;
IV Gardekorps Berlin Potsdam;
V 1st Army Corps East Prussia;
VI 2nd Army Corps Pomerania Posen;
VII 3rd Brandenburg Army Corps;
VIII 4th Army Corps Province of Saxony;
IX 5th Army Corps Posen Lower Silesia;
X 6th Army Corps Silesia;
XI 7th Armeekorps Westfalen Lower Rhine
XII 8th Army Corps Rhine province;
XIII 9th Army Corps Schleswig Holstein
Hanseatic City Mecklenburg Schwerin and Strelitz

XIV 10th Army Corps Hannover Brunswick
          Oldenburg East Frisia
XV 11th Army Corps Hesse Kassel Thuringia
XVI 12th u. 13th Army Corps Saxony;
XVII 8th Army Corps Wurttemberg;
XVIII 14th Army Corp Baden;
XIX 15th u. 16th Army Corps Alsace-Lorraine;
XX 17th Army Corps West Prussia;
XXI 18th Army Corps Main Rhine Region Hesse
           Darmstadt
XXII 20th Army Corps East- and West Prussia;
XXIII 21st Army Corps Alsace Lorraine Saar;
XXIV 1st Bavarian Army Corps;
XXV 2nd Bavarian Army Corps;
XXVI 3rd Bavarian Army Corps.



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