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F-82 Hungarian career officer WWII uniform grouping: (1) Hussar Garde undress uniform. All black doeskin with black cord frogging and matching cord on cuffs and around pockets. Black silk lining. "BUDAPEST" makers label. Matching trousers. Excellent. (2) Hussar dress uniform. Quality green fabric, four-pocket tunic. Silver bullion cord with red "V's" piping around stand-up collar. Same cord shoulder board and frogging with gilt twisted "barrel" buttons. Major rank gold bullion/sequins star on each collar. Matching cord design on cuffs. Black padded type lining with 2 pairs of correct dress trousers - fine black wool piped in red. (3) WWII Major field type OD uniform. Quality ribbed wool, 4 pocket tunic with gilt "crown of St. Stephen" buttons. Gold bullion cord trimmed green collar tabs with a gold bullion star. Gold with shoulder boards. Padded type lining. Officer's Combat Leadership Badge with green cloth backing, on right chest pocket. "1942" War Merit "Fire Cross" with Swords, above left chest pocket. With matching breeches. Excellent condition. (4) Officer's leather map case. Contains war time letter mailed postcard and 2 photos of his wife with shoulder strap and small field compass. (5) Hungarian Dog Tags. Metal case with two folded ID documents with original neck cord. (6) Dress sword scabbard (only) with suspension strap - leather belt. Some lifting of the nickel finish. (7) A fine quality gold bullion portopee. Bullion crown on Hungarian colors stem. Knot consists of gold/bullion fringe. Fine condition. (Major Bapp with the Hungarian 1st and 3rd Divisions during the invasion of Russia. He saw combat action to the south of Stalingrad and during the 1942 advances.) I

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See description for I-III scale (III=poor)

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$950.00

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Hungarian career officer WWII uniform group

Auction ended on Fri, Jun 7, 2013
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Estimate $950 - $2,000
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