SHD "Security & Assistance" Service Tunic

SHD "Security & Assistance" Service Tunic

Price: $1150.00

Item #GU-011


SHD "Security & Assistance" Service Tunic
This is part of the Air Protection Organizations “Sicherheits und Hilfsdient” SHD. Tunic is made of Luftwaffe blue grey colored wool, but not Luftwaffe pattern tunic. Has open collar with two patch breast pockets with two lower hip pockets, concealed with pocket flaps. Tunic has four button front with standard pebbled silver aluminum buttons. Collar has SHD collar tabs, dark green with white letters and piped with silver aluminum and dark green twisted piping, tabs are machine sewn to collar. Both cuffs have Luftwaffe pattern silver aluminum NCO type braid sewn around each with silver metal rank pip above the braid, left cuff has very nice quality green wool armband with white machine woven letters “Sicherheits –U. Hilfsdient”. Has bevo weave Luftschutz winged insignia above right breast pocket and is hand sewn to tunic. The inside is lined with the blue silk rayon material with one inside breast pocket with two lower pockets that look like they are for the first aid packets. Has War Merit 2nd Class ribbon in button hole with loops for one badge. Tunic is for SHD Stabsgruppenfuhrer, company Sergeant. Overall shows some light wartime wear with light age. This looks like the same tunic in the book “Uniforms & Traditions of the Luftwaffe” Volume 2 by John Angolia & Adolf Schlicht, see page 160 & 161. Exc. + $ 1150.00 Very RARE