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Old 09-01-2019, 02:30 PM   #1
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Hello gents,

may help me out with this one? seems really old to me, but is this one a wartime garment? or an early postwar uniform?
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Old 09-08-2019, 10:41 PM   #2
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its a Pattern 1943 Parade uniform, the one before the legendary VE model, I cant help with its originality though, the fact that its a marshal of the soviet union would make me suspicious unless it had good documentation
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Old 09-09-2019, 01:27 AM   #3
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Having discussed the photos with a friend, I have doubts about the material and cloth. If you plan to buy this piece, be very careful. It could even be movie prop.
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Old 09-09-2019, 12:23 PM   #4
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the fact that its a marshal of the soviet union would make me suspicious unless it had good documentation
Indeed. Items like this need good documentation! Otherwise there will always be some suspicion hanging around this uniform.
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:37 AM   #5
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Keep in mind that Russian uniforms during the early occupation (Germany, Austria CZ etc) were also made using local tailors with foreign materials. The cap matches the tunic perfectly but without solid provenance you just don't know...
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Old 09-12-2019, 03:23 PM   #6
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I don't think such prestigious grades would have made cut their uniform in former ennemies countries.


BTW, I don't remember of any russian source stating such kind of fabrics.
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:14 PM   #7
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Many Soviet uniforms were made under occupation but I indeed can not think of a Marshall's uniform being made there. These are the highest military leaders!!
On top I notice there are no signs of any medals and awards being worn on the chest of this tunic. Possible of course of an un-issued uniform. But in all fairness it only raises the level of doubts.
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Old 09-15-2019, 11:52 AM   #8
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Hello Gents!

Thanks a lot, personally I do not know what to think about this one...it was a real bargain...and this one came with it as well....
May I ask you abot this tunic too?
Thanks a lot!
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Old 09-16-2019, 06:31 AM   #9
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Are any of the buttons on either tunic marked on their reverse side?
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Old 09-17-2019, 04:14 AM   #10
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What a constrast between heavily (maybe artificially?) tarnished embroderies and nearly brand new red velvet on the lapels and cuffs...
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Are any of the buttons on either tunic marked on their reverse side?
Buttons are like this one, the lienr seems a bit sloppy made...at least for made...so I do not really know what to think. Anyway I big thank your for all the answers and suggestions! Russian uniforms are out of my collecting field.
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