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Title Signals lieutenant's epaulettes
Nationality German
Period c 1933-45
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This is the rank insignia for the most junior commissioned officer in the German Army. The underlay colour indicated branch of service, in this case Signals. Cavalry was a similar yellow, but with more of an orange tint. This is what they call 'citronengelb', ie lemon yellow.

This ex-tailor's shop (viz the tailor's price label left on them) pair of epaulettes is in good order with a little dust staining to the wool fabric and a few moth nips, but quite typically what would have been worn on the combat tunic, hence the dulled finish to the bullion. They measure just under 11 x 3.5 cms.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Tunics : Third Reich : Army]

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just recieved my kukri. its a lovely piece with a bit history, love it. it will add greatly to my collection.

R C, UK, 04.09.2015

Just to let you know that the bayonets arrived safely this morning and I am extremely happy! They are everything that I had hoped they would be, but better! I am extremely pleased that i purchased them from you. The 1867 Albini ... is an absolute beauty, the blade is immaculate. The other is in fact in far better condition that I had imagined as well. So all in all, I couldn't be happier! Many thanks Chris.

I very much look forward to doing business with you again in the near future.

Russell Thomas, Norway, 15.08.2013

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