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Uniform identification help

Uniform identification help

Posted: 1355934570000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1355977150000
Surnames: lupinacci
Can anyone help me with identifying this uniform? It is supposed to be Italian, before 1906. Thanks.
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Re: Uniform identification help

Posted: 1361142548000
Classification: Query
With the crossed cannon and flaming grenade of his kepi (hat), and the star on his collar- it looks like an Italian artillery uniform.

Re: Uniform identification help

Posted: 1361151783000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Lupinacci
Thank you, I've attached the back of the photograph as well. Do you have any idea when this would have been taken? The person we think this is would have Benin the US before 1907.

Thanks!
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Re: Uniform identification help

Posted: 1361298454000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1361298575000
It looks like the photography studio was on Via Bonazzi in Perugia, Italy. From the uniform style probably around the turn of the century, the Italian army changed thier unifroms around 1908 and this uniform is prior to that. You might want to post the photo on one of the uniform collector sites, someone with a better knowledge of Italian period uniforms might be able to help you better.

Re: Uniform identification help

Posted: 1361363702000
Classification: Query
Thank you!
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