These were worn by doctors in Wehrmacht filed hospitals. Due to the nature of the injuries in field hospitals, with a lot of blood stains, these aprons had to be replaced almost on a daily basis. Thats why they were designed as a cheap alternative to the snow white cotton or silk aprons worn in regular hospitals.
Length: 48"; width at shoulders: 21 1/2"; width at armpits: 20"; sleeve length: 24 1/2". Scarce and highly collectible item. German WWII items were destroyed at a great scale after the war by all participating countries.
Most of our items come in original, boxed and unused condition since the war. Most of the German military and medical items that we own and currently sell are among the only left of its kind in the world.Our stock is limited and like every good thing will soon come to an end, so take advantage of this opportunity to own authentic German WWII item. 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. We always reply to emails within few hours. If for some reason youre not getting response from us, the reason might be messages getting lost in Spam folders etc. Last but not least is the issue of feedback. The item "WWII ORIGINAL GERMAN MEDICAL FIELD DOCTORS APRON" is in sale since Wednesday, September 4, 2013. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Medicine\Other Medical Antiques". The seller is "globalantiques" and is located in European Union. This item can be shipped worldwide.