Luftwaffe Militaria

Specialized in original pilot and flight related uniforms, flight jackets, caps, medals, badges, insignia and equipment of the German Luftwaffe during World War II.
This website is for historical and educational purposes only and does not represent any political view.


WANTED:

  • Uniforms attributed to Knights Cross recipients of the Luftwaffe.
  • All types of issued flight jackets with eagle and/or rank insignia.
  • Private purchase (Hartmann type) flight jackets with insignia and provenance.
  • Summer flight jackets and pants (blue and mediterranean types).
  • Officer's flight blouses.
  • Reserve officer's insignia with the blue secondary color.
  • Any Third Reich clothing tailored or manufactured in Denmark during the German occupation.

Trades are always welcome, and I do have some rarities reserved for this purpose (not listed here - please inquire for details).



Items currently for sale

This interesting grouping contains the following items, all from one man:
- Sharp looking tailor made service tunic for an Infantry Major, named and dated inside. Loops for two awards and a long ribbon bar. All insignia originally applied IMO. Minty apart from some staining inside. Nice size.
- Large size framed portrait of the man as a Leutnant.
- 8 photos, both portraits and featuring the man with his troops. Seems to be mostly early and pre-war. We can see he was a WWI veteran.
- 15 negatives with unknown content.
- A couple o..
Overall very nice condition with just a few tiny moth nips - not noticable.
Beautiful detailed breast eagle and loops for two awards.
Inside we find size and manufacturer's mark from the Danish (Copenhagen based) company 'Lysdal', who where one of several Danish suppliers of German uniforms.
A fine example of the rare and sought after blue light weight flight jacket - often seen on photos of fighter pilots, but very hard to find today.
It has the original and working front zipper (RAPID) and neck closure strap with a PRYM 6 snap. All hardware is fully functional and free of rust and corrosion.
On the right breast, we find the original factory applied machine sewn EM eagle still in place.
The elastic waist band shows wear and a few small holes, but is overall in good condition and retains most of it's elasticity.
Inside, the..

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Textbook officer's flight blouse for a Leutnant.
Has loops for a ribbon bar or flight clasp, and two badges.
All insignia expertly and IMO originally applied.
Save a few small moth nips (all pictured), condition is excellent.
Here we have a nice larger sized service tunic for an Oberleutnant.
Loops for one badge on the left breast.
Tunic appears to have been tailored for the officer when he was a Leutnant, and the tabs where then replaced upon promotion - they are hand applied and show less wear then the shoulder boards.
Overall tunic is in very good condition, but it does have some fraying at the bottom edge of the sleeves and on one lower pocket (all pictured). Hence the price.
Here we have a sharp looking tailor made officer's flight blouse, with IMO original applied insignia.
It has a gorgeous bullion eagle, very neatly applied, and loops for one badge. Inside has a hanger and slit for the officer's dagger, and a nice Darmstadt tailor's label in the neck.
Tunic is overall in excellent to minty condition, save a spot of light surface oxidation on one shoulder strap.
Chest size is 105cm, so should fit most mannequins.
Consignment item.
All insignia in nice condition, tabs and boards with vibrant pink color, breast eagle with slight oxidation. Krim shield on left upper sleeve.
Tunic shows hardly any signs of wear, only very light wear on top edge of collar, and on the top corner of one tab where it protrudes to the collar edge. Very clean inside and out.
Sharp looking Panzer officer's tunic in excellent condition!
This wonderful tunic comes with around 50 photos from the original owner, a few of which shows him wearing the tunic.
There is one photo showing him as a boy at an air show, the rest are related to his military career. He was killed in action in Ukraine in 1942 and the lot includes several photos of his grave as well as a death notice. He is also listed in the archives of the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge.
The tunic is a fairly large size and in excellent condition inside and out. All insignia is originally applied and clearly recognisabl..
Super quality piece in excellent condition. All insignia original applied IMO. The left breast has loops for a clasp or ribbon bar and one badge. The right breast has a rare variant officer's BEVO eagle, and loops for either a German Cross or Spanish Cross.
A beauty!
This historically very interesting tunic, belonged to the 1st aircraft mechanic of THE German ace, Hans-Ulric Rudel.
Tunic is a high quality tailor made piece made in Langensalza where the III Gruppe of Stuka-Geschwader 2 was founded.
On the left sleeve is the trade badge for flight technical crew members with more than 1 year of service.
On the right sleeve is the 'Immelmann' cuff title worn by Stuka-Geschwader 2 members.
This untouched tunic came from the family of Günther and includes a pre-war photo showing him in this tunic when h..
Here's a super nice example of the grey version of the issued leather flight jacket.
The big purple velvet collar is in perfect condition and retains both closing straps.
On the right breast the factory applied EM eagle has been replaced by a nice hand sewn officer's eagle.
Sleeves has the original and working white plastic Ri-Ri zippers, and the electrical connectors remain fully intact.
Inside the original lining, drawstrings at the waist and wind cuffs in the sleeves are in place and in good condition, save for some small holes nea..
This example of the rare blue summer flight pants is in excellent condition except for one repaired area on the seat and one of the front glass buttons having a piece broken off.
All zippers working 100%. Front zipper marked 'ZIPP' and 'DRP', the rest marked 'RAPID'. All snaps are the usual PRYM 6 snaps.
Pockets have all flaps, straps, and rings in place and in excellent condition.
Inside the partial lining is intact, and there's a faint size and RBNr stamped at the waist.
Probably the hardest type of flight pants to find, this example is in sound condition and has all the original zippers in place and running smoothly. No less than three different brands are represented - Rapid, Zipp and Elite.
All the original snaps and buttons are there too, although one of the front glass buttons have broken. Snaps are the usual PRYM 6 snaps.
Pockets have all flaps, straps, and rings in place, but the small leather parts inside the pockets as well as the leather zipper pullers have become dry and stiff. It might be possible to tre..
This is the typical tunic of a young flight officer.
Tunic is made of high quality officer's cloth, and in minty condition save a couple of tiny moth nips and some tracking on the back of one sleeve cuff.
There are loops for a clasp or ribbon bar, and traces of another two sets of loops.
Inside features a waist belt and a slit for the dagger.
Very nice and displayable tunic.
Here we have a typical NCO's tailor made service tunic in officer's quality.
This one is for the not so often seen rank of Spiess.
Tunic is overall in good condition, but it does have a bit of mothing, mostly on one of the cuffs, but there is also one small hole on one lapel, and another near the waist. These are mended and not very noticable really.
On the right breast is a nice hand applied officer's eagle.
The collar tabs are also hand applied and show signs of at least one promotion. So does the shoulder boards. Under one board we f..
This completely untouched set of field uniforms, came directly from the relatives in Austria. The original owner was reportedly KIA in 1944 and the uniforms sent back to the family. Please contact me for further details.
The set consists of:
- M36 issued field tunic upgraded to officer and slightly retailored to get a shorter waist section as was fashion at the time. Loops for one badge and signs of another badge and a ribbon bar having been pinned directly to the tunics. All insignia 100% originally applied including the Ostmedal and EK2 ribbons.
This interesting tunic is an issued EM/NCO service tunic upgraded to officer with the addition of slit and hanger for a dagger, and an internal belt of the type often seen in tailored tunics.
The rank is the equivalent of an Oberleutnant, and although Obersekretär is the most likely title, the red secondary color was used by several speciality brances.
The twist cord of aluminum and dark green around the collar patches, signifies an offical of the medium career. This makes it a fairly rare tunic, since this career consisted mostly of NCO's and Obers..
Very elegant looking piped service tunic, from the prestigious Berlin tailor 'Averbeck & Bröskamp'.
Tunic has a nice bullion eagle, loops for 3 badges and a ribbon for the 'Winterschlacht im Osten 1941-42' medal. The white collar patches show some discoloration along the top edge, where they would rub against the neck. All insignia match the tunic in wear, and definitely look original applied.
Inside there is a slit for the dagger hanger, and a label dated 1938 with a name which I believe is 'Hübner'.
Tunic shows lots of wear and quite a bit..
Here we have a very nice and complete flight jacket.
All wiring and plugs are intact. Internal tightening band around the waist still in place. All zippers and snaps are the original ones and fully working, and the zippers still have their original leather pullers. Snaps are by 'STOCKO', zippers by 'RAPID'.
Original makers label still there, but hardly readable anymore.
Jacket shows overall use, but remains free of any damage or repairs.
It's quite hard to find a jacket like this, that has been worn, but where everything is still in ord..
Great looking officer's flight blouse for a Flak Leutnant. These are actually hard to find with Flak insignia, since many where converted into Flight branch by collectors.
It's a textbook example in both cut, type of cloth and insignia.
The right breast features a stunningly detailed early droop tail bullion eagle. On the left side of the breast we find three sets of loops for badges.
Tunic is very clean and in excellent condition inside and out. No mothing or damage anywhere.
Consignment piece.
This sharp looking piece is a text book example of an early Luftwaffe officer's service tunic.
It's tailored from very fine officer's cloth which retains a vibrant deep blue-gray color. Along with the equally vibrant golden-yellow tabs and boards, it's quite an impressive display piece.
Apart from some wear around the collar, tunic is overall in very good condition, however it has suffered some moth bites, mostly around the shoulders on the back.
On the left breast, there are loops for a clasp, or more likely, a long ribbon bar, as well as two..
Here's a great looking tunic with a history!
It is named to Fritz Lonzius (born 10.08.1911 in Magdeburg), who was a pilot and Group Leader in JG 300 and credited with one arial victory. He is mentioned a few times in the JG 300 Chronicles by Lorant/Goyat. Apparently he became heavily addicted to Pervitin (Methamphetamine) in the last days of the war.
Tunic has loops for a ribbon bar, a flight clasp and 3 awards.
On the lower back and on the back of one sleeve there are some clean cuts which have been very neatly repaired probably by a tailor..
Great looking service tunic for a Leutnant.
Left side of the breast has loops for two badges and a ribbon bar or clasp.
Right side has an excellent bullion officer's eagle and loops for a German Cross or Spanish Cross.
In the neck there's a nice label from 'Verkaufsabteilung der Luftwaffe'.
Tunic is very clean inside and out, and near mint save for a few moth nips on the tabs and a small moth hole at the elbow of the right sleeve.
Here we have a great looking mid- to late war tunic with the fairly rare bright green branch color of the Panzergrenadiers.
Tunic features subdued insignia for a Hauptmann of Pz.Gr.Rgt 2. The rank pips indicate at least one promotion.
Loops for a ribbon bar/clasp and two badges.
Tunic shows normal service wear, but remains very clean and free of any damage.
Here we have a high quality, private purchase tunic in excellent near mint condition - inside and outside.
Left breast features loops for a bar or clasp and 3 badges. Right breast has loops for one badge (probably German Cross or Spanish Cross) and a nice bullion officer's eagle.
The shoulder boards and collar tabs are minty like the tunic and tightly machine sewn.
On the right sleeve is a very neatly hand applied officer's version of the 'Geswchader Hindenburg' cufftitle - qualitywise it's one of the finest examples of a LW officer's cufftitl..
This grouping was originally part of a large group of items from Heimsch, sold by Hermann Historica.
Heimsch served with 10 (F)LG 2 at Fliegerhorst Kiel-Holtenau - a unit that flew DO 18s (flying boats) before the war. He earned among other awards the EK2, EK1 and the transport clasp in gold.
Tunic is a wonderful, high quality tailor made example. It is free of mothing but shows overall service wear and some dirt, especially in the neck area. Most likely, this was his everyday tunic.
The bullion breast eagle has some oxidation, but otherwise ..
Here we have an attractive looking example of the rarely offered two piece mediterranen summer flight suit.
Both jacket and pants are in good overall condition.
The breast eagle is a nice original EM version, but has been replaced at some point.
Front zipper possibly replaced but IMO a period job. It is an early 'ZIPP' zipper with a larger head mounted on top of the small head, likely because the latter proved too hard to grab with gloves on. It has a small mending at the bottom edge, but still works.
All snaps are by 'PRYM'. One snap i..
Here we have a classic 'Hartmann' jacket with the large pointed collar, high waistline, zippers on the breast pockets and flaps on the hip pockets.
This one has been modified with the addition of a knitted waistline band as seen on the summer flight jackets, making it quite unique. Also a large map pocket has been added inside the left breast area.
The nicely worn cupal breast eagle is pinned through three small loops. Most of the silver finish is gone from the back of the eagle.
Jacket has well worn slip on shoulderboards for a Feldwebel.
Here we have a well used example of the rare late war leather flight jacket.
This one has been stripped of the wiring, breast eagle and most of the lining. The right breast still shows the outline of the eagle.
The original lining and windstopper in the sleeves is preserved and it retains all the original buttons and plastic RiRi zippers!
The leather shows overall wear but remains in good condition.
This jacket does have some issues, but it is priced accordingly, and despite everything, it still looks great on display!
Here we have a wonderful, well worn flight blouse for a full Oberst!
It is made of high quality, very smooth cloth.
The right side of the breast features a bullion officer's eagle showing a little oxidation.
The blouse shows overall wear, inside and outside. The insignia has matching wear, although the collar patches show less wear than the eagle and shoulder boards. This makes sense, since the collar patches were applied upon promotion to Oberst, while the shoulder boards were just upgraded with pips since the rank of Major.
The lower ..
This is one sharp looking set!
The officer's flight blouse is of excellent quality and features an extra thick bullion collar piping.
On the left breast there are loops for two badges and a clasp or ribbon bar.
On the right breast we have a gorgeous detailed bullion eagle and loops for a German Cross or Spanish Cross!
Save for a tiny moth nip in the chest area, the tunic is in excellent shape inside and out.
Inside the breast pocket is a tailor label from a Neisse tailor with the owners last name 'Hoffmann'. The town of Neisse is ..
Very rare issued dark grey leather flight set from the late days of the war.
The jacket shows overall wear, but remains in good conditon with no damage inside or outside.
The sleeves have aluminum zippers by 'Zipp' and the front is buttoned with glass buttons
The pants are basically mint and complete with suspenders. They have a combination of white 'Ri-Ri' and brass 'Zipp' zippers.
All zippers on jacket and pants are fully functional.
Large size well suited for display, the jacket has a chest size of 117cm.
When I got thi..
Great looking issued leather jacket.
Well worn but undamaged save for a couple of holes in the liner.
This is the rare 'unheated' variant made without any plugs or internal wiring. It is NOT a 'heated' jacket with the wiring removed!
The original white plastic (RiRi)sleeve zippers are fully functional.
The enlisted version breast eagle is machine sewn in place and matches the jacket in wear. There's no signs of a previous eagle.
Nice larger size suitable for display on a mannequin.
Here we have a minty officer's flight blouse for the rarely seen rank of Oberfahnrich!
The left breast has loops for 2 badges and a bullion glider pilots qualification badge in the C grade.
The right breast displays a gorgeous bullion officer's breast eagle.
This individual was attached to the Arial Warfare School (Luftkriegsschule) as denoted by the KS letters on the shoulder boards.
In the neck there's nice label from 'Verkaufsabteilung der Luftwaffe'.
Size is well suited for display.
A very sharp looking blouse in near m..
This tunic has everything you could wish for in a LW officer's tunic.
The condition is perfect and the quality of the workmanship is simply stunning.
All insignia including the cufftitle is in my opinion original to this tunic.
Left breast has loops for a combat clasp, a ribbon bar and 3 badges.
Right breast has a nice early pattern officer's bullion eagle.
Collar tabs and shoulder boards are in perfect shape and still vibrant in color.
Cufftitle is the officer's version neatly hand-embroidered with aluminum wire.
I..
Great looking tailor made uniform for the hard to find "Spiess" rank.
The tunic displays a nice officer's quality drooptail eagle. On the left side of the breast, there are loops for 2 badges. Also above the pocket there's a small ribbon bar. It was there when I got the tunic, and I've left it there. Finally there's an EK2 ribbon through the top button hole.
The Spiess rings are machine sewn to the sleeve, they show the same amount of wear as the rest of the tunic, and are clearly period applied.
Both tunic and pants are made of the same fine ..
This LW officer's set is basically mint and completely untouched!
Both jacket and pants are made of the same cloth and both are named to a 'Stabsarzt Dr. Laubenstein' and dated '43.
All insignia is in perfect condition. Shoulder boards and collar patches retain a vibrant deep blue 'Waffenfarbe' for medical.
The pockets contains a few tickets from the Roman Opera from the 1943/44 season.
Also of interest is that the set is tailored by the prestigious Hamburg tailor Ladage & Oelke. The company was founded in 1845 and is still running a sh..
This is the tunic of Major Dr. Karl Inden.
Tunic is near mint and a nice large size.
On the right breast there are clear signs of the DKiG. It looks like the award was pinned directly through the cloth.
On the left breast there are 5 loops for awards (probably a WWI EK with spange and another award) and a set of loops for a ribbon bar.
The inside is very clean and features a nice RZM marked dagger hanger.
In the breast pocket there's a tailor label with the name and date.
Major Inden served in Artillerie-Regiment 126 and ..
These trousers are in excellent condition!
Zippers bear the "ZIPP" lightning bolt logo and snaps are marked "STOCKO". All zippers work 100%.
All wiring intact apart from the plug inside the pocket, which has been removed.
Inside features a "Striegel & Wagner" label with the date 1943.
Clean and free of damage and repairs.
Nice heated jacket with all the wiring intact.
Sleeve zippers bear the "ZIPP" lightning bolt logo, while the front zipper is marked "RUHR".
All zippers are original and functional, even though the front zipper has lost a couple of teeth (it still works).
Also features a typical "Heisler" label.
Apart from a tiny (one cm) repair on one elbow, the jacket is lightly worn and free of damages.
Excellent early pattern officer's private purchase Fliegerbluse with curved side pockets.
The condition is near mint with only the lightest signs of wear.
Eagle is possibly reapplied but neatly done. The remaining insignia is untouched.
Left breast has loops for a badge and a clasp or ribbon bar.
Reddish brown liner with dagger hanger.
A superb example of this scarce garment - as sharp as they come!
Gorgeous example of the heated flight jacket.
All plugs and wiring 100% intact.
All zippers original, intact and fully functional. Front zipper marked 'RAPID', sleeve zippers marked 'Elite'.
Eagle is neatly hand applied, but likely reapplied at some point, since when studied closely, there seems to be faint signs of a previous eagle.
The Hauptmann's rank insignia is attached with 4 tiny PRYM snaps in the corners.
There's a small reddish spot on the lower back and a spot on the collar edge (burn mark?). Otherwise the jacket is..
Nice pre-war private purchase service tunic made of smooth officer's cloth.
Collar tabs are machine sewn in place, and show signs of promotion.
Small button under the right shoulder board for the shooting lanyard.
Beautiful early hand embroidered cotton eagle.
3 sets of loops for awards (1 loop missing) and 1 set for a bomber clasp. On the breast pocket there is also a hole for a screw back EK1 - a circular impression from the backing disc is clearly visible in the internal breast pocket.
Small ribbon bar included.
EM ve..
Very nice heated flight pants with all plugs and wiring 100% intact
Front zipper is marked 'ZIPP' while the remaining zippers are marked 'Elite'. All of them are intact and fully functional.
Manufacturer's label inside the waist.
Inside is in excellent condition. The outside shows wear and light soiling, but overall the condtion is very good with no damage or repairs. Only signs of honest wear.
This tunic was originally sold by The Collector's Guild (www.germanmilitaria.com) - please contact me for a copy of the extensive original description.
It's a gorgeous tunic with only the lightest wear and no damage.
There are multiple award loops on the left side of the breast.
The collar patches are neatly hand-sewn. The eagle, NCO tress on collar and the 'Spiess' rings are machine-sewn.
The slip-on shoulderboards have 3 pips each. Note: One of these pips where missing, when I aquired the tunic, and I've replaced it with a matching o..
Excellent named tunic for a senior officer coming out of my own collection.
The condition is close to perfect with only a couple of small snags to the front. Insignia is nice and vibrant in color, it hasn't faded at all.
There are loops for 3 badges and a long ribbon bar. All loops are intact.
There's the typical small button for the officers aguilette under the right shoulder board.
The tailor label is a bit worn, but I believe it says "Hauptm" and then "Brekl" or "Brakl".
Senior officer tunics are not easy to find, let alone a ..
Excellent heavy cotton fur-lined flight pants in near mint condition.
Zippers are of the "Zipp" and "Rapid" brands, all in perfect condition and fully functional.
Snaps are marked "Prym 6".
Two markings inside, I believe one is the manufacturer (RBnr) while the other is probably a unit marking.
Excellent set!