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WWII Nazi German Wehrmacht Pioneer Unteroffizier's Shoulder Straps Schulterklappen
Item #: VF4774
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Later, second pattern, (circa May 1940-1945), field-gray wool construction, slip on shoulder straps with diamond patterned, NCO’s tress to all but the sew on ends and black wool waffenfarbe piping. Complete, excellent condition.
On November 26TH 1938 the first pattern, pointed tip, shoulder straps without waffenfarben, (Branch of Service Color), piping, utilized by EM/NCO’s 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. The different branches of service within the German army were allocated a specific, identifying, waffenfarbe, (Branch of Service Color), with black being chosen for, Pioneer personnel which was generally displayed as piping on the shoulder straps.
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
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