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WWI IMPERIAL NAVY TALLYBAND FOR THE "KREUZER KARLSRUHE" Shortened tally band approx 32cm long. Black silk like material tally band with gilt coloured embroidered lettering in old German scrip. The "Karlsruhe" had a brief but successful career during WWI, she captured or sank sixteen allied ships. While en route to attack the shipping lanes to Barbados on 4 November 1914, a spontaneous internal explosion destroyed the ship and killed the majority of the crew. Rear of the tally band has the remains of some black cardboard where it has presumably been removed from a photo from a photo album. Gilt lettering retains some of the original lustre and is very presentable. Grade II-
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