Pebble buttons with numbers on

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Pebble buttons with numbers on

Postby buttonman » 31 Mar 2017 12:12

Hi all I have two grey uniform buttons one with 14 and one with 15 on the front.Both have RZM markings button with 14 on has M5/8 and the button with 15 on has M5/249 on the reverse. Can anyone provide information on these, I assume they are 14th and 15th infantry is this correct and any details on that regiment etc.

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Re: Pebble buttons with numbers on

Postby Jack the Ripper » 18 May 2017 18:17

Dear Buttonman,
The RZM marks means they were worn by HJ members.
They indicate the compagny (Gefolgschaft), so not use by infantry.
The code stands for the manufacturer:
++E W. Assmann & Söhne, Lüdenscheid (M5/8)
++Sebnitzer Knopffabrik JOS. Koch, Sebnitz (M5/249)


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