1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Deutschland LOT 50-0043
MATERIAL DIMENSIONS EAN 2000000496979
SS-Hscha. Lösch - Waffen-SS tropical "South Front" field tunic
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.
A privately purchased lightweight tan color field tunic Lösch has worn serving at the "South Front". Classic 4-pocket field tunic with eight buttons. Dark green collar with machine-attached NCO tress. Removed, hand-attached SS collar tabs. Original threads still in place.
Should board loops and buttons complete with the original Waffen-SS SS-Hauptscharführer shoulder boards. Light-blue piping for Kraftfahrtruppe branch. Two rank pips.
Construction without lining. Two brass belt hooks. No sign of a breast eagle. Removed SS sleeve eagle! Clear shadow and original threads in place.
No sign of a cuff title.
No moth damage at all! Minor staining to the top of the right sleeve.