Discounts (uniform) - Rabatte (Uniform)
Discounts are outwardly folded, usually badge-colored breast lapels of the uniform skirt . They appeared at the beginning of the 18th century , became an integral part of the uniform and almost completely disappeared in the early 19th century . Only in some dress uniforms (for example, the historizing to the imperial guard his uncle ATTACHING Guards of Napoléon III. ) And in the special form of Plastrons survived this uniform part.
- Richard Knötel, Herbert Knötel, Herbert Sieg: Colored Manual of Uniform Studies . New edition Herbig, Munich 2000, ISBN 3-7766-2144-3 (2 vol. In 1 vol .; reprint of the Augsburg 1997 edition).
- Walter Transfeldt (author), Hans-Peter Stein (ed.): Word and custom in the army and fleet . 9th edition. Spemann, Stuttgart 1986, ISBN 3-440-81060-7 , p. 198 (former title Wort und Brauch im Deutschen Heer ).