Luftwaffe Hauptmann of Flight Troops Fliegerbluse with Bullion Pilot Badge

Luftwaffe Hauptmann of Flight Troops Fliegerbluse with Bullion Pilot Badge

Price: $2450.00

Item #GU-016


Luftwaffe Hauptmann of Flight Troops Fliegerbluse with Bullion Pilot Badge
Tailored tunic made of blue grey wip cord type wool with open collar with concealed button up front with two lower slash open pockets. Collar tabs are hand embroidered in silver bullion aluminum wire on golden yellow wool, tabs are machine sewn to collar, also has the twisted silver aluminum cord around edge of collar. Shoulder boards are the sewn in type with bright silver aluminum braid with two gold rank pips on each with golden yellow underlay, breast eagle is hand embroidered in silver bullion aluminum wire on blue grey and is hand sewn to tunic. Tunic has loops for Flight Clasp and two badges with the bullion pilot badge on the left with loops for German Cross or Spanish Cross on lower right side of tunic. The loops are nothing fancy, just woven black thread but are 100% original to the tunic. The Pilot Badge is hand embroidered, wreath and swastika are embroidered in silver aluminum wire on Luft. blue grey wool, the eagle looks like it is silver plated wire with tarnished finish to the eagle. The wreath shows wear to the high points to the bullion wire, this would be normal, badge is hand sewn to the tunic. The inside is lined with dark grey blue silk rayon material with one inside breast pocket, tunic is unmarked no tailor tag or name, would be great to know who this belong to. Overall shows wartime field wear, all of the bullion shows some light age, the pips have lost the bright gold finish, and the wool shows some light wear. Also there has been some metal hooks added so collar could be worn closed. The Pilot Badge is very rare, it would be worth $1000 plus alone, it is 100% original to the tunic and hope it always will be there. Exc. + $2450.00 RARE