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Luftwaffe Flight/FJ EM's Flight Blouse

Description

Luftwaffe Flight NCO's Flight Blouse (Fliegerbluse) as intended for a 'Soldat der Flieger/Fallschirmjäger'. The Luftwaffe flight blouse was originally introduced in early 1935 and was based on the Fliegerbluse worn earlier by the DLV (Deutscher Luftsport Verband). The flight blouse remained in service through-out the war with minor modifications. The blue/grey wool construction flight blouse features a vertical French fly style, front closure with four buttons on the right front panel and the corresponding, hidden button holes on the left front panel. The blouse has a single metal hook and eye at the neck for a secure closure. The flight blouse is having a reapplied machine embroidered Luftwaffe breast-eagle. A pair of yellow-coloured collar tabs, both having one rank gull applied, is nicely machine sewn to the collar. Early yellow piping is hand-sewn around the collar. Shoulder-board loops and buttons are present. The tunic comes together with a nice pair of Enlisted Men's shoulder-straps. The insignia are having the golden-yellow 'Waffenfarbe' indicating a soldier within a 'Flieger' or 'Fallschirmjäger' (paratrooper) unit. All insignia are in my opinion restored/reapplied. The interior of the flight blouse is partially lined in grey cotton. There are faint size and maker markings visible (chest size 90cms). The tunic is slightly period shortened. The tunic is in clearly used and worn condition showing traces of usage, see photos. Nice original flight blouse!

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