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Imperial ? Ca C19th Coatee, heavy lace to front, back & sleeves in silver lace, made of wool. Possibly a Drum Major's tunic as there are similarities between this & a British Foot Guard's Drum Major's tunic. Diringen Munchen stamped to one sleeve, 2 false rear pockets. Holes for epaulettes to shoulder, very little moth damage for age. Missing some buttons, all front buttons have the Imperial Crown but other buttons are all different. Comes with 5 spare buttons, which are black. Lined in buff cotton to sleeve, black satin to body & blue cotton to tails. Fair-GC. Interesting identification project.
 SOLD at A$180
Imperial 1910 Pre-WWI 'Dunkelblau' (dark blue) enlisted ranks Waffenrock. Possibly attributed to the 5th (Kingdom of Bavaria) Infantry Regt 'Grossherzog Ernst Ludwig von Hessen'. Attached to II Bavarian Army Corps base at Bamberg. Red stand collar, piped blue & Brandenburg cuffs piped yellow. Shoulder straps of red with yellow applied 'Russia' braid figure '5' with plain tombac buttons. 8x tombac button front, 6x to rear skirt & 3x to each cuff. Lined in white with internal waist belt. Moth nips & minor holing overall but still GC overall.
Imperial 1914-18 Army enlisted ranks fatigue jacket. Off-white Herringbone twill cotton, stand collar (2x hook closure). 6x button (removable) front with tombak Mod 1907 buttons. Grey metal Prussian state rank buttons (sergeant) to collar. Pre-war shoulder strap pair of 3rd Guard Grenadier Regt (Konigin Elisabeth), full colour with plain tombak button. Single, internal, pocket without flap to left chest & some LR skirt. Rear skirt with pleats as per 1907 tunic but buttons only to waist, internal skirt pockets to rear. Plain cuffs with two bone buttons to rear. Collar with 1914 issue date stamp. Good, large size. Exc. Scarce early war dated fatigue jacket.
Army. 1935-45 Officers white cotton summer jacket to an Infantry Lieutenant. Pre-war quality c1938. Made in the same style of an officer's service dress jacket with scalloped pockets. (Turn back cuffs stand / fall collar). Also referred to as the rare second pattern. Aluminium eagle is high quality construction, with silver finish. One set of loops for a medal to the chest. Minor age marks to collar. Overall VGC.
 SOLD at A$800
Army. 1939-45 Infantry Officer 476th Infantry Regt Service Dress Tunic. c/.Mid-War period, tailor made of fine quality wool cloth with a definite greenish hue, no maker label evident. 4 pleated patch pockets with scalloped flaps, 6 button front. Painted, pebbled buttons, hand embroidered bullion Officer's National Emblem on dark blue-green cloth, shoulder straps of subdued aluminum cord, rank of Lieutenant on white waffenfarbe, gilt metal numerals of Regt 476 (attached 256th Infantry Division which saw heavy action at Rzhev, Eastern Front). Award loops to left pocket (centrally, & to LR of left pocket - perhaps Iron Cross or Combat Badge & Wound Badges). Dark blue-green stiffened collar, subdued aluminum bullion & white waffenfarbe Officer's collar litzen, sateen lined with internal breast pocket, integral internal waist belt & hanger & clip for Officer Knife, deep 'French' cuffs to sleeves. Exc. A beautiful tunic showing only minor wear & light interior stains, no mothing.
 SOLD at A$1700
Army. 1939-45 Model 1935 Combat tunic, Enlisted Man, Panzer Grenadier. Field grey cloth with dark blue/green collar & detachable white piped shoulder straps (these with evidence of having been numbered originally). Internal marking now worn away, but early quality cotton lining throughout with fibre collar buttons for neck stock & field dressing pocket & cuffs. Pebbled aluminium buttons. Collar litzen Bevo woven white bars with olive green Waffenfarbe/'lights'. Breast Eagle replaced. Evidence of an award having been pinned centrally to breast pocket. Small repaired moth hole to sleeve. Minor wear consistent with use. VGC. A classic Enlisted Man's early War period M35 Pattern combat tunic.
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
Army. 1939-45 Infantry Officer Waffenrock (parade tunic). Field-grey superfine cloth, dark green cloth collar & cuffs. All with white waffenfarbe & piping. Silver (aluminium) bullion collar & cuff bars on white ground. Bullion embroidered breast National Emblem. Lined in padded green tricot. All aluminium pebbled buttons intact. Sadly this example is minus its shoulder boards. Loops to chest for a ribbon bar & 4 loops lower on chest to accommodate 2 x awards. A lovely, untouched original parade tunic
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
Army. 1935-45 Officer's Cloak (Der Umhang Fur Offiziere Des Heeres). Regulation field grey high quality uniform cloth with dark blue-green collar. Partially lined in sateen. 6 plastic concealed button front, straps (buttoned) internally for suspension at neck & shoulders. Maker label inside collar 'Hans Dunhevft, Osnabruke-Haste'. Minor moth holing in a couple of areas. An extremely rare & seldom seen cloak in near exc condition.
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
Army. 1939-45 Panzer Grenadier Enlisted Mans Mod 1936 field tunic. A good early War issue tunic that has seen much service. Grey/green wool with dark blue/green collar. 4 x pleated patch pockets with scalloped flaps. Bevo breast eagle & collar bars, the latter with light, 'grass' green waffenfarbe. Original, but late war issue, removable shoulder straps with 'grass' green piping & 12th Company buttons. Ribbon bar to chest: Iron Cross, 2nd Class 1939 & Eastern front. Award loops to breast pocket now bearing a high quality repro Iron Cross 1st Class 1939 & Black Wound Badge. With an original Infantry Combat Badge in 'silver' (silver wash on zinc alloy). Fibre buttons to cuff slashes & wound dressing pocket now missing. Factory size stampings to inside right fold. Minor fade & moth. Breast eagle original but replaced. VGC. A scarce Infantry Enlisted Man's combat tunic.
 SOLD at A$1400
Army. 1939-45 Greatcoat to Pioneer Oberfeldwebel, Helmsman & Fortifications Specialist. Standard pattern Army greatcoat (15cm cuff turn backs) in field-grey wool with dark blue-green cloth collar. By R. Schmidt, Ehrfert 1938 (sizing:'43-50/94/119-65'). Name tag to interior breast pocket: 'HILD'. Sewn-in shoulder straps of dark blue-green facing-cloth, black Waffenfarbe with silver aluminium NCO tress, 2 aluminium rank stars with gothic script 'Sp' aluminium insignia. Specialist patch in aluminium bullion on dark blue-green facing-cloth of Steuermann (Pioneer Helmsman) to left sleeve & Wallfeldwebel (Fortifications Sergeant-Major) with bullion trim to right cuff. All buttons (grey-green painted alloy) intact. A beautiful, near mint example. VGC, seldom offered for sale
 SOLD at A$700
Army. 1939-45 Army WWII mod 1940 great coat to an infantry Lieutenant ca 1942. Tailor made in Munich, it has a plain field grey collar & provision to wear a sword/dagger. It is in beautiful condition with no apparent signs of mothing or damage of any kind (except for 1 broken should board button - now in coat pocket). The front buttons show almost no wear, & the cloth has almost all of its nap. Quality made. There is a 'name' stamped twice on the internal lining 'HEILLER'. VGC.
Army. WW2 tunic issued to Ost Battalion soldier, made from a captured Dutch military jacket, re-worked by the Germans during the war. Has pre-war Dutch army stamps inside. Ost Battalion collar patches have been added. The shoulder boards (slip-ons) are removed. The collar has also been replaced by the Germans. No signs of insignia to the chest. The 2 lower external pockets were added in the re-work but one is now detached but included. The gross mismatch in the colour of the pockets/collar is normal. Well worn piece, with mothing to the shoulders, back & partly open seam. Fair condition. Such tunics seldom seen.
 SOLD at A$300
Army. 1939-45 Original WWII Officers wool tunic with medals to a Colonel Signals Reg 604. Fine gabardine wool with only very minor moth grazing, full lining. Tunic is named & dated 1940. It has provisions to wear a dagger. Fine quality made. Breast eagle is pre-war type in great condition & quality. The ribbon bar is for 8 medals. Comes with EK 1 class (unmarked) Inf Assault badge (L/10) & black wound badge (unmarked). Small size, which is typical. VGC.
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
Army & Waffen-SS 1942-45 Reversible Winter uniform, . Heavily padded, reversible 'mouse-grey' & white jacket with integral hood (also reversible) & matching trousers with integral braces. Grey side with 6 x pebbled aluminium buttons front fastening. Interestingly the white side has utilised 6 x white painted aluminium company buttons with numerals '14'. Both large sizes. Wear consistent with use, trousers less so. VGC. Very scarce, almost never seen.
 SOLD at A$950
NSDAP. 1939-45 Political leader's Service Dress tunic. Golden brown Tricot, Ortsgruppe Level. Light blue piping borders to the collar tabs. 4 patch style pockets with flaps. The tunic has all of its gilt political buttons except for one which is missing from the LL pocket. Woolen multi-piece NSDAP armband & attached to the UL sleeve. Both sleeves having French cuffs. Gold artificial silk lining with an internal breast pocket which has an 'RZM' label. Apart from some minor mothing to the collar tabs & the woollen armband, this is a very clean & desirable tunic. gVF.
 SOLD at A$1300
Kriegsmarine. WWII 4 pocket summer landing dress/service tunic, 4 button closure with large gilt Kriegsmarine 'fouled anchor' buttons. Smaller gilt 'fouled anchor' button to ea pocket. Detachable buttons, shoulder boards & breast eagle. Aluminium silver bullion shoulder boards for 'Oberleutnant Zur See' with cogwheel device indicating engineer. Some fraying to the silver bullion & general loss of the original lustre. Gilt finished hollow backed pressed metal breast eagle. Provision for 2 breast awards. Overall shows some age related yellowing & general soiling. The purchaser may wish to remove the insignia & launder / dry clean the tunic . Will display well.
Kriegsmarine. 1939-45 Oberbootsmaat Parade jacket. Dark blue wool cloth with black tricot lining. Manufacture stamp in white ink indistinct but '?w-64' legible. National Eagle removed from chest evidently an earlier issue jacket with all its original gilt buttons (by Assmann) marked 'Reichsmarine'. Cuffs with gold bullion tress & again comp with all buttons. 2 x internal pockets with a small watch-fob pocket set into R/H inside. Gilt brass Oberbootsmaat insignia on metal backed cloth patch to left sleeve over red on blue marine artillery commander trade patch. Small moth holes evident, easily repaired. VGC. A scarce, early Reichsmarine parade jacket worn over into the Third Reich Kreigsmarine Era.
Bundesmarine. ca 1950-60 'U-Boat' Officers Leather Deck jacket. Similar design to the WWII. grey leather issues, but in black leather. Scalloped front seam. All gilt alloy buttons by Overhoff & CIE. Black blanket type material lining (elasticised wool inner cuffs) with internal zipper to add further lining. Rank boards of aluminium wire braids with 1 x gilt pip on (Lieutnant-sur-zee) backing of light 'cornflower' blue. VGC
Bundesmarine.. ca1950-60 Officer's Full length leather 'great' coat. similar design to WWII issue. Dark grey, near black, leather with quilted, polished cotton lining. All gilt alloy buttons by Overhoff & Cie. Almost identical in cut to WWII issue examples. Rank Boards of twisted aluminium wire cords with gilt 'pip' (Korvetten Kapitan) with light 'cornflower blue' underlay. Impressive. VGC
Luftwaffe. 1939-45 lot. Inc 1 piece winter flying suit (missing 1 button, small minor repairs, overall VGC), also 'Der Adler' magazine dated 1942, & a Luftwaffe LKPW 101 leather flying helmet (sheepskin lined) no comms fitted but comp with buckles, straps etc. gVF+. Excellent display lot.
Luftwaffe. 1939-45 camouflage over jacket. Herring bone twill, 5 button front, internal pockets with flaps to lower skirt. Inside pocket to chest. Steel hook & eye fastenings to neck, with a fold over, buttoned tab for cold weather. 5 x eyelets each side of waist for equipment hooks. Air holes at armpits. Woven Luftwaffe National emblem to right chest. Faded (possibly 'water pattern') green/brown camouflage finish. Some stitch wear to cuffs. Original compressed fibre buttons except to front which appear to be replacements. Faded with wear & use. Generally VGC. Scarce
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