GERMAN WWII GROSSDEUTSCHLAND OFFICERS TUNIC.
A classic example of a wartime constructed tunic where regulations were complete ignored. The tunic constructed in the high quality captured Italian cloth has been constructed on the M.42/43 style having four front pockets without pleats, two lower pockets are of the bellow type, cuffs are standard enlisted ranks adjustable style, closed collar configuration, fitted with a set of well worn stitch-in Hauptmann’s shoulder boards with gilded intertwined lettering ‘GD’ attached, all silver lace in the subdued type with white infantry underlay. The collar patches are a set of white wool centred wire woven collar patches laid on green uniform cloth. To the rear of the collar there is stitch evidence showing the previous removal of enlisted ranks, possibly mouse grey collar patches. The breast eagle is of the silver Bevo woven type for an NCO. Iron Cross ribbon to the 2nd buttonhole. To the left hand sleeve as the tunic is worn is a high quality heavy wire woven Grossdeutschland officer cuff title. Two short rows of loops67568 for medal ribbon bars above the right hand pocket and two sets of loops for awards on the upper right hand pocket. The tunic has seen service wear, there is no moth damage, wear around the waist of the tunic indicating the rubbing of a waist belt. To the interior the tunic is partially lined in standard issue rayon material. A rare wartime configured tunic to an illustrious unit.
Code: 68832 Price: 1950.00 GBP