A M35 Waffenrock by Hesemann with Awards
A M35 Waffenrock by Hesemann with Awards - Very nice quality, private purchase, field grey/green, wool/rayon blend construction M35 dress tunic with a subtle whipcord weave features a vertical, eight button front closure with dual, metal, hooks and eyes positioned at the forward neckline and a lay down, blue/green badge cloth collar. The right breast has a nice quality, hand embroidered, blue/green badge cloth base which is neatly hand stitched to the tunic. The tunic has no exterior pockets, as per its design. Shoulder boards are hand sewn displaying the 73 on green with silver trim and pip. They are well held in place by aluminum buttons marked 8. The tunic has a lay down collar with the collar has matching, nice quality, pre-July 15TH 1938 pattern, collar tabs with white bases. The collar tabs are machine stitched to the collar. There are 14 thread loops on the right breast, with awards. Close combat badge, in bronzed feinzink, maker marked "F.E.C. W.E. PEEKHAUS BERLIN" and AUSF. A.G.M.u.K. GABLONZ, slightly vaulted, non magnetic pin, very good quality clasp with good details and good bronze finish, slightly worn condition, in very fine condition. Iron Cross 1st class, flat, magnetic, unmarked, very fine. Wound Badge, tombac, unmarked, very fine. Infantry Badge, late war, zinc, unmarked, very fine. DRL Sport badge, tombac, marked, very fine. The cuffs similar to the collars show both machine sewning and hand stitched work. Both right and left cuffs do exhibit wear at their edge. Only little mothing on the exterior. The interior of the tunic is fully lined in grey rayon with an off-white rayon striped sleeve lining with the interior belt in place. The interior of the left breast pocket has a small, white rayon tailors label, machine stitched in place, with the green machine woven tailors name and location, "Friedr: Wesemann, Hannover, I.S. Schlagerstr.50". The interior label, handwritten owners name with the rank prefix that appears to be, "Untff, Meyer, No. XII 10, Date: 5.9.38". The tunic is in overall very good condition with age and usage toning and some chafe wear to the cuffs and collar edges. Overall, very fine.