Story VIRIBUS UNITIS IR27 VINTAGE

THE INSPIRATION – THE K.U.K. INFANTRY REGIMENT NO. 27

Our watch IR27 VINTAGE was named after the Styrian regiment, the k.u.k. Infantry Regiment “Albert 1st, King of the Belgians” No 27. The regiment existed from 1682 until the collapse of the monarchy in 1918 and had battalions in Graz and Ljubljana.

Regimental owner: 1682 – 1910: Leopold II, King of the Belgians /1910 – 1918: Albert I, King of the Belgians

Ethnical composition: 94% German-speaking, 6% foreign-language / command language: German

Facing color: gambodge yellow / Buttons: golden

Regiment Motto: fearless and faithful

Places of Service during the 1st World War: Eastern front: Grodek, Przemysl, Carpathian mountains, Kolomea / Southern front: Doberdo, Monte San Michele, Monte Cimon, Monte Meletta, Asiago, Monte Sief, Monte Forno, Monte di Val Bella, Assa gorge

The facing color “gambodge-yellow” finds itself in the color of the small seconds hand and the color ring in the crown.

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The number of the regiment “IR27” finds itself engraved in the caseback.

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The following links provide more information:

Austria Forum – List of k.u.k. troops