Waffen-SS Gebirgsjäger Sturmbannführer's Combat Tunic

Waffen-SS Gebirgsjäger Sturmbannführer\'s Combat Tunic

Waffen-SS Gebirgsjäger Sturmbannführer's Combat Tunic


High quality private purchase M36 style dark field-grey gabardine cloth construction tunic with five button front closure with dual metal hooks and eyes at the neckline and a lay down collar. The tunic has two pleated patch breast pockets and two pleated hip pockets. All pockets have scalloped pocket flaps. The left breast has loops for three awards. And there is loops above the left breast pocket for a longer ribbon bar. To the second button hole is the ribbon for a Iron Cross 1939 2'class hand sewn in Place. The sleeves have deep fold back French cuffs. The upper left sleeve has an SS officer’s machine woven sleeve eagle in silver/aluminum wire threads. The eagle is neatly machine stitched to the sleeve. To the right upper sleeve is a machine embroidered SS gebirgsjäger, edelweiss insignia neatly hand stitched in Place.


The tunic comes with a nice pair of Infantry sew-in on shoulder boards in interwoven matte silver/aluminum Russian braid with green rayon waffenfarbe piping mounted on black wool bases. The shoulder boards indicate the rank of Sturmbannführer serving in a gebirgsjäger unit. The lay down, blue/green badge cloth construction collar has a Waffen-SS officer runic collar tab to the right collar and to the left collar is a Waffen-SS officer rank tab with four silvered rank pips for the rank of Sturmbannführer. Both of the collar tabs are machine sewn to the collar and have a twisted silver/aluminum piping to the outside edges.


The interior of the tunic is fully lined in silver/grey rayon with pyjama striped rayon lining in the sleeves. The lining has one slash pocket and a opening for the dagger hanger. Dagger hanger with clip still in place. To the inner pocket is a tailors label machine sewn it Place. The officers name has been painted over with black paint. Often seen on WWII items, especially named items to SS Soldier's and officer's..


The tunic is in very good, little used condition. There is signs of wear and minor soiling both inside and out. The insignias match perfectly in wear and age and there is no signs of any previous sewn ones.


Rare and beautiful Waffen-SS gebirgsjäger officer's combat tunic!! 




Waffen-SS Gebirgsjäger Sturmbannführer's Combat Tunic

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