ARMY 15th COMPANY OF AN INANTRY REGIMENT NCO WAFFENROCK DRESS TUNIC. (Waffenrock)
Fine privately tailored example by Hegeler of a superior quality Waffenrock as worn by an Infantry Unteroffizier.
It is produced of a fine, field grey wool trikot having a dark green wool faced cuffs and collar.
The tunic has eight pebbled aluminum buttons down the front (solid back Officer type).
It is piped throughout and has aluminum NCO tress around the collar & cuffs.
The enlisted pattern collar tabs are hand embroidered in silver wire and the cuff tabs are of silver tress, both are on white wool and machine applied.
The matching shoulder boards are of the sew-in type having white wool piping and double rank pips for Hauptfeldwebel’s with buttons number "15".
Hand applied machine woven breast eagle.
The top button hole on the left lapel has a EK2 and Russian Front Medal ribbon inserted and handstitched in place.
The left breast has two horizontal thread loops for wear of an award and three vertical loops for a ribbon bar.
The interior of the tunic is fully lined in a grey rayon with off-white striped sleeves. The lining has a horizontal slash pocket to the left breast, and a vertical slash, "glove", pockets to the reverse of the left and right tail skirt vent. The lining also has an integral, horizontal, grey rayon, waist belt with corresponding nickel/silver plated, sheet metal closure buckle. All three of the collar liner retaining clips are intact. The buttons are all the bright, silver washed, pebbled, sheet metal type all well marked.
The tunic is roughly a size 34" chest.
Mint condition perfect for display.
Hat, belt and awards not included.
Ref #: D-U-3