44th Contemporary History Auction

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Fw. Moser (Crete) - Luftwaffe Paratrooper jumping smock to a Crete veteran

Fw. Moser (Crete) - Luftwaffe Paratrooper jumping smock to a Crete veteran

LOT 54-0024
SOLD
Auction ended        25th September 2021  |  02:15 pm CEST
RESULT
STARTING PRICE: EUR 6.500,00
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS Medium
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LOT 54-0024
EAN 2000000579214
LOT 54-0024
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000579214
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS Medium
MAKER
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT 54-0024
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS Medium
EAN 2000000579214
MAKER
WEIGHT
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Germany 1918 - 1945
Fw. Moser (Crete) - Luftwaffe Paratrooper jumping smock to a Crete veteran


Description

Grouping to a Kreta veteran available on the market for the first time. Our consignor was a close friend to the veteran for decades.


Luftwaffe paratrooper (Fallschirmjäger) jumping smock. A so-called "Knochensack". Smock were made with green cloth as well as cloth showing a camo print. Tan & water camo, as well as splinter camo patterns, were issued. This example comes with a tan & water camo pattern printed to the cloth. A rather late war issued example. This would have not been the smock he jumped over Kreta.

Zippers: All zippers are fully working and are factory attached (we carefully checked, going very hard).
Top zippers: Ri-Ri marked. Kunststoff
Horizontal front zippers: Ri-Ri marked. Kunststoff

Front buttons: white glass buttons. Period time attached by hand. A little loose.
Press buttons: All fully working. PRYM 6 marked.
Pistol holster buttons: Period time attached by the factory.

Breast eagle: Machine-embroidered EM/NCO type. Correct type with blue linen backing. Period time maschine-attached by the factory.
Two Oberfeldwebel sleeve rank badges (Oberarmdienstgradabzeichen" period time attached by hand to both sleeves.

Lining:
Sleeve lining: Fine blue silk
Inner lining: Fine blue silk as well as cotton. Pockets from cotton. Armpits from splinter camo material.

Markings: "IIA" size stamped. Stamped with the "Reichsbetriebsnummer" 0/1337/0015. "X44" depot stamped and dated.

"0" ink stamped to the left sleeve. Two small rips to the right sleeve from extensive. Minor other signs of wear. No repairs.

A scarce piece of history with provenience. Untouched!


Condition
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