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WWII Nazi German BULLION WIRE Wehrmacht Oberschütze's Rank Pip Dienstgradabzeichen
Item #: VF4361
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Early, second pattern, (circa 1936-1940), Oberschütze rank insignia consists of a roughly, 60mm diameter, blue/green badge wool base with a central, hand embroidered, rank pip in silver wire threads.
On December 22ND 1920 the Reichsheer, (National Army), instituted a system of sleeve rank insignia for enlisted personnel. The Reichsheer system remained in effect until the newly formed Wehrmacht Heer, (Armed Forces, Army), introduced a new system on September 25TH 1936 that included the Oberschütze sleeve rank pip. Originally the base material of the standard issue rank insignia was in field-grey badge cloth until regulations of October 1935 altered the base material to a blue/green badge cloth. Further regulations on April 25TH 1940 altered the base material of the standard issue insignia to field-grey wool while the coloration of the base material for specialized uniforms such as the black panzer wrap or the olive/drab tropical tunic utilized the base color of the uniform.
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
Your Price $75.00 USD