Can you help identify the insignia and the country of origin with this uniform?

Man standing in uniform with mustache, hand resting on a seated woman

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    How did you come by the picture? What do you know about it?
    – Steve Bird
    Jan 12 at 21:33
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    Adding a higher resolution image of the collar patches ("Kragenspiegel") would likely be helpful. The patches appear to depict a small twig with a pair of oak leaves, but it is difficult to say for sure.
    – njuffa
    Jan 13 at 0:14
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    @njuffa Agreed on most aspects. But surely it is oak leaves. But this style might indicate: German (perhaps not Austrian?), and after Kaiser even (Freikorps?)? But the litevka/rock looks much later than 1880 as well. Still a more hi-res collar pic would help. But: the lower leg part is interesting! If better pic can be made, plz make another for the part below the knees. Also, Heidi: please add all relevant info for this pic, like eg also lettering on back etc… Welcome to History:SE, please take a tour & check out help center! Jan 13 at 1:48
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    @njuffa Almost. That would be really late for this visual. But look for pics of "eichenlaub kragenspiegel 1wk" (first img on general GG search, 4th on image.google, for me. Jan 13 at 2:04
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    @LangLangC That does look like a good match; good sleuthing. I had searched for images of complete patches.
    – njuffa
    Jan 13 at 4:19

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