Story VIRIBUS UNITIS IR73

THE INSPIRATION – THE K.U.K. INFANTRY REGIMENT NO. 73

Our watch IR73 was named after the k.u.k. Infantry Regiment “Albrecht von Württemberg” No 73. The regiment existed from 1860 until the collapse of the monarchy in 1918 and had battalions in Prague and Eger.

Regimental owner: 1865 – 1896: Wilhelm Duke of Württemberg / 1898 – 1918: Albrecht Duke of Württemberg

Ethnical composition: 97% German-speaking, 3% foreign-language / command language: German

Facing color: cherry red / Buttons: golden

Places of service during the 1st World War: Southeastern Front (Serbia): Ljesnica, Milina, Cranabara, Ribari, Kolubara / Eastern front (Russia): Beley, Stoly, Zolobina, Studenne, Uliczka valley, Veliki Bokovec, Grodek, Sokal / Southern front (Italy): Montfalcone, Doberdo, Monte Cosich, Folgaria-Lavarone, Malga Costa, Monte Meletta, Monte Zomo, Monte Zebio, Zenson di Piave, Monte Pertica, Monte Spinuccia

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The facing color “cherry red” finds itself in the color of the small seconds hand, the lume and the color ring in the crown.

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The number of the regiment “IR73” finds itself engraved in the caseback.

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The following links provide more information:

Austria Forum – List of k.u.k. troops
Austria Forum – k.u.k. Infantry Regiment IR73