RARE MINT NCO U-BOAT COVERALLS. WWII German Kriegsmarine black coveralls worn by German sailors on their ships and submarines. Coveralls is size marked 2 and dated 8/43 in overall excellent condition. The coveralls are extremely heavy, are fully lined, and have zippers down the center of the suit, at each wrist, and at each leg, and would be comparable in size to a modern day Size Medium. Protective leather jackets, pants and coveralls were listed as special clothing and were issued to engine personnel, certain deck and bridge personnel and U-Boat personnel when engaged in specific functions.
The protective leather garments came in a variety of styles and colors for specific personnel. This particular style of protective leather uniform was designed for use by engine personnel.
Officer and certain senior NCO ranks were responsible for purchasing their own uniforms and as a result were allotted a clothing allowance through the Navy's Offizierkleiderkasse, (Officer's Clothing Account) system. Generally junior NCO's and EM's ranks didn't wear any rank insignia on their leather jackets although senior NCO's and Officers ranks usually wore removable shoulder straps/ boards.If you have any questions feel free to ask and ill do my best to answer! The item "WWII GERMAN KRIEGSMARINE U-BOAT LEATHER COVERALLS" is in sale since Monday, November 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Uniforms". The seller is "jwgthedemon" and is located in Gates Mills, Ohio.
This item can be shipped to United States.