1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland LOT 50-0045
MATERIAL DIMENSIONS EAN 2000000496245
SS-Hscha. Lösch - Waffen-SS rain coat
Extensive grouping to SS-Hauptscharführer and medic Andreas Lösch. Lösch, born in 1912, served as a "Legion Condor" member during the Spanish Civil War and was awarded the Spanish Cross in silver. He was an early SA member serving with Sturm 45/6.
During WWII, Lösch served as a Waffen-SS Stabsscharführer (Spieß) and medic with several units. There are several field post letters part of the grouping which provide more details on his units which were (at least): 2. Sanitäts-Kompanie SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division "Prinz Eugen", I./Art.Abt.SS-Polizei-Division, 4./SS-San.Ers.Batl. Stettin and "Waffen-SS Strafvollzugslager Mosbach" where he served from 1944 until 1945.
His grouping came straight from the family and was never available on the market before. All was found in several large boxes uncovered about 25 years ago.
Standard rain coat for army soldier. Heer or Waffen-SS. This example was 100% worn by Lösch. He added two buttons to the rear helping his belt to be worn in the right position. One of those buttons is missing. All buttons are period time attached.
Material still flexible. A few small holes. Signs of age.