Original WW2 German Wehrmacht artillery officer single collar tab (Kragenpatte), IN VERY NICE CONDITION, REALLY GOOD EXAMPLE
HISTORY OF THE INSIGNIA:
The use of collar ornamentation on military uniforms was utilized by numerous assorted nations with the main function being the indication of the wearers rank and/or branch of service. During the Third Reich era collar tabs for company and field grade Officers ranks underwent two minor alterations with the main modification being in the material and the form of construction utilized. The company and field grade Officers style collar tabs were worn in matching pairs by the ranks of Leutnant to Oberst. The collar tabs features hand embroidered litzen in silver/grey threads with the pink rayon branch of service stripes mounted on a dark blue/green badge cloth bases. The blue/green badge cloth base shows through as the center stripe of the litzen. The bases are mounted on a buckram backings.