Kriegsmarine uniform pea jacket and trousers ww2
Kriegsmarine pea jacket and trousers of one person from WW2.
Pea jacket and trousers with name label and embroidered monogram, ww2.
Both items of uniform are so-called privately procured pieces of property. The jacket with embroidered monogram and service roll number N 7561 / 40 T. All insignia were removed after the end of the war and the buttons replaced by civilian ones for further use. Worn through at the collar and hanger torn. Sleeve lining partially worn through under the armpits. Inner lining with minor damage. Some of the seams have come undone, some small holes.
The trousers of high quality material too, which rather resembles that of an officer's trousers. Elaborately worked. Buttons partly missing. Minor damage, stains and period repairs. With sewn-in name label. The trouser legs have been nicely widened with wedges, as was customary at the time.
Shoulder: approx.. 42 cm
Chest: approx. 38 cm
Arm: approx. 57 cm
Length: approx. 60 cm
Waistband: approx. 82 cm
Leg: approx. 71 cm
Length: approx. 100 cm
Karl Ritzel was in the Kriegsmarine from 1940 to 1945 in the technical field and sailed in the Scandinavian area on supply ships. Later he was active in U-boat training. Petty officer (Unteroffizier ohne Portepee), after the end of the war in English captivity.