Feldmarschall von Mackensen

24.03.05

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Issued under Führerbefehl in 1944 this cufftitle was issued to honor Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen on his 95th birthday.   The new cufftile was worn by Kavallerie Rgt 5 which carried on the tradition of the Prussian Imperial Guard.  The Feldmarschall always wore this regiment's uniform in public.   Both officer and enlisted high relief embroidery are shown in both documented styles; the issue Latin version in standard Heer cufftitle style and the private purchase Sütterline version produced on RZM style band.  $27.50