H054779 INFANTRY EM'S SHOULDER STRAP. (Schulterklappe)

BACKGROUND: On November 26TH 1938 the first pattern, pointed tip, shoulder straps without waffenfarben utilized by EM/NCOís were replaced with a rounded tip shoulder strap that included the branch of service waffenfarben. Originally these second pattern straps were manufactured in blue/green badge cloth until regulations in May 1940 altered their construction to field-grey wool. These second pattern shoulder straps were worn for the duration of the war although a third and final pattern was introduced in September 1944. Of Note: Enlisted Cavalry personnelís shoulder straps signify the ranks of Reiter, Oberreiter, Gefreiter, Obergefreiter and Stabsgefreiter inclusively.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Early, (November 1938-May 1940), second pattern, blue/green badge cloth construction, sew on shoulder strap with white wool waffenfarbe. Unit number "46". Bottom/underside of the strap has been cut off.

GRADE ****                             PRICE $29.00

To Order this item, please use one of the two e-mail addresses below to contact us. Please make sure to quote the item number in your e-mail

MILITARIA WANTED!  If you have items for sale, please contact us. We specialize in selling single pieces and entire collections. Over 3 decades in the business and we do all the work for you. Get the best return for your investment.

-E-Mail Address pawmac@nbnet.nb.ca  Or  guild@nb.aibn.com

To return to the main page please CLICK below

HOME (CLICK HERE)