S008380 "SS-TV "THÜRINGEN" OFFICER'S CUFFTITLE. (Ärmelstreiffen)
BACKGROUND: The evolution of the SS-Totenkopfverbände, (SS-Death’s Head Units), can be traced back to March 1933 with the formation of the SS-Wachverbände, (SS-Guard Units), as an integral component of the Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), who were assigned as guards at the Dachau concentration camp. On March 29TH 1936 the SS-Wachverbände were re-designated SS-Totenkopfverbände. Originally the SS-Wachverbände consisted of five Sturmbanne, (Battalions), until a restructuring on July 1ST 1937 reorganized it into three Standarte, (Regiments), which included the SS-Totenkopfstandarte 3 Thüringen who were assigned to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. In mid-1937 personnel of SS-Totenkopfstandarte 3 and personnel serving on the Commandant's staff of the Hottelstedt concentration camp were allotted an identifying cufftitle with Gothic scripted title, Thüringen.
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Machine woven, RZM pattern, black rayon cufftitle with hand embroidered Gothic script, "Thüringen", in bright silver/aluminum wire threads. The cufftitle is bordered at both top and bottom edges in horizontally woven, seven strand, bright silver/aluminum threads. The full length cufftitle is roughly 27mm wide and 49cm long, with folded over, machine stitched ends. The cufftitle has a woven, ribbed, protective black fabric backing glued to the reverse of the embroidery and a white paper RZM/SS tag with black printed script and handwritten manufacturer's numerical code. The tag features both the printed RZM logo and SS runes. Nice!
GRADE ****1/4 PRICE $1,695.00
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Or email@example.com
To return to the main page please CLICK below
HOME (CLICK HERE)