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Paratrooper splinter camo jumping smock - 1944

Paratrooper splinter camo jumping smock - 1944

LOT 60-0040
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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS Medium
MAKER
WEIGHT
LOT 60-0040
EAN 2000000672373
LOT 60-0040
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
EAN 2000000672373
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS Medium
MAKER
WEIGHT
PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
LOT 60-0040
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS Medium
EAN 2000000672373
MAKER
WEIGHT
Germany 1918 - 1945
Paratrooper splinter camo jumping smock - 1944


Description

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 splinter camo pattern printed to the cloth. A rather late war issued example made in 1944.

Zippers: All zippers are fully working. All are factory attached.
Top zippers: RAPID marked
Horizontal front zippers: RAPID marked

Front buttons: Blue glass buttons. Period time attached by the factory.
Press buttons: All fully working. PRYM 6 marked.
Pistol holster buttons: Period time attached by the factory.

Breast eagle: Machine-embroidered EM/NCO type. Dark blue example. Professionally re-attached post war. 

Lining:
Sleeve lining: Fine silk
Inner lining: Fine silk as well as cotton. 

Markings: Size stamped. Stamped with the "Reichsbetriebsnummer". "44" dated. 

One 1,5cm long rip to the bottom. A relative large repair to the other side (bottom). An about 30cm long horizontal extra seem was added to repair a large rip. Another seem which connets to it is about 10cm high. The repair is below on of the lower pockets. Small bits of the camo cloth is missing in this area.


Condition
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