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    Any idea what this unit mark is?
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    Val, I think this holster got around a bit. My best guess is
    2nd Dragoons
    3rd Fusilier
    1st Grenadier
    2.C ? curasseir?

    I am sure others will have a better answer than I. Is this an early dated holster? John

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    mouser, What do you think it is stamped? I cannot read it.

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    That is the problem - I can't read it 100 % either. And I do not own this holster to look closer...
    May be:
    2 D
    I 0
    3 F
    1 G. 10
    2 C. 12

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    I read
    2 D (may be Dragoner Regiment 2)
    10 (most possible year 1910, cavalry Regiments got their Lugers in 1910)
    3. E (would be 3. Escadron)
    1G.10 (may be 1.Grenadier Regiment 1910, no hint of a company)
    2 C. 12 (2. Compagnie 1912- a hint that the Holster/Luger was issued to the 2. Company in 1912)
    The problem is that usually Military Equipment was deceived only within the Intantry Division. The Dragoner Regiment 2 was part of the 5 Inf. Div. Frankfurt Oder and only Grenadier Regiment 8 and 12 would match.

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    Do you have a picture of the backside of the holster? Im sure that it is most possible an altered Reichs Revolver holster according the 1910 alteration order as most of the early cavalry holsters.
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    Thank you, Klaus!
    Yes, it is a Reichsrevolver conversion...

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    One can find more often early cavalry holsters with unit marks on their flaps than holsters for other units. On the Picture are UR 3 10.10 3.E 1; Gr. z. Pf. . RDR5 and 2DR25. 4Es
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