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horeau's items1 of 7Is this neckwear or a hairband? or neither?1930s Enamel Ware. "Porte Louche" Made in Austria.
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    Posted 7 years ago

    horeau
    (7 items)

    I found this in a brocante in the Ariege in Southern France. Is there any way I can identify him from his collar number?

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    1. musikchoo musikchoo, 7 years ago
      Try your search starting with Navy records.
    2. horeau horeau, 7 years ago
      OK thank you musikchoo
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      very very cool!!
    4. Chrisnp Chrisnp, 7 years ago
      Actually, French Colonial Infantry wore an anchor on their kepis, and there was a 24th Colonial Infantry Regiment in WWI. Yellow might be photographing as black in your image. I have attached a WWII example of an colonial infantry kepi, but you can see how it compares to your WWI photo.

      http://www.agmohio.com/items/4041306.htm
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      BONNES FÊTES HOREAU !!!!!
      All the best to YOU & YOURS over the Festive Season !!!!!!
    6. jscott0363 jscott0363, 7 years ago
      That is very cool indeed!!

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