German NSDAP Political Leaders Brownshirt for Kreis
German NSDAP political leaders brownshirt. Tan cotton shirt, this was worn byt the political leaders. The shirt has White piping on the collar for Kreis level, and the collar tabs are also White piped with a Brown velvet based, Gold eagle and four Gold pips and a single gold tress stripe. The rank of the collar tabs is for Kreis Bereitschaftsleiter. On the sleeve is the NSDAP leaders armband White piped and a multi-section center with oakleafs, the position is for Kreis Leiter eines Amtes. The armband has the paper RZM tag to the back of it and is lightly sewn to the sleeve. There are loops for one award and a small ribbon bar. The buttons are all gold with solid backs, all RZM marked and are held on with metal "S" rings for easy removal. There are matched pairs of buttons on the cuffs as well held together with a metal ring. There is a partial white upper liner inside with several small buttons in the neck for a cotton neck liner. This is a post-1939 Brownshirt as it has loops for the belt and buckle and not the metal ramps used on the pre-39 Brownshirts. The Brownshirt is in excellent condition and shows light use, very clean and rare!