Luftwaffe GeneralMajor's tunic. Luftwaffe Generals rank tunic, this is a wartime tunic and features all Cellon insignia. Private Tailor made tunic worn by H. Miltenberger, its made of a fine twill blue gray wool. Open neck style has Cellon yellow piping to the collar. The tabs are white based and also cellon yellow piped. The details to the wreaths and gulls are close to 3-D looking. Sew in shoulderboard is white based and Cellon gold/Yellow and silver weave. The breast eagle is stunning! also made of Cellon yellow, and its really 3-D in depth.
Liner is a fine darkblue twill silk and features a dagger hanger with a Gold D-Ring and the slot under the pocket. The tunic is named with the lable inside the inner pocket. The tag is H. Miltenberger and is named to a Gen. Maj. W. Heling. Gold pebbled buttons are solid backed. Tunic shows light wear and is made for a smaller person. Luftwaffe General's tunic are rare but Cellon one's even more so.
Walter Heling was born the 2nd January1887 and was reported missing in action at Kharkov on the 12th of May 1942 and declared dead the same day. He was the commander of Luft Bau Brigade VI, the airfield construction and repair unit, and was promoted to Generalleutnant on May the1st1942 , this was awarded posthumously and backdated to before his death, and previously to Generalmajor on July the 1st 1941.