WW2 ORIGINAL GERMAN WEHRMACHT OFFICER LEATHER GREATCOAT. DESCRIPTION: Offered to you is this original German WW2 Wehrmacht officers leather greatcoat worn over the uniform.
There were at least 13 variations of the leather greatcoat used by the Wehrmacht, not counting their counterparts used by Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine. Officers and Officials with ranking of officers were entitled to wear these coats as optional items and were given the choice to have them customized and tailor made as was the case with their uniforms. Very well preserved for its age, shows some usual signs of wear and use, (all visible on photos). This coat is perfect for reenactment or for display purposes. It would proudly take its place in any WW2 collection or museum.
Measurements: width at shoulders 20, total length 50 , sleeve length 25. Scarce and highly collectable item. This coat along with other coats and uniforms were captured in 1944 from the Wehrmacht while passing through the Balkans on its retreat from the Eastern Front. They were stored in a military warehouse that was sealed until recently.Many of the coats and almost all of the uniforms didnt survive through the years and were destroyed. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
They are in no way advertised, recommended or authorized to be used as medical equipment today. TERMS OF SALE: - All items are guaranteed genuine and as described. The item "WW2 ORIGINAL GERMAN WEHRMACHT OFFICER LEATHER GREATCOAT" is in sale since Wednesday, September 28, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Personal, Field Gear". The seller is "globalantiques" and is located in European Union. This item can be shipped worldwide.