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Old 11-26-2011, 03:52 AM   #1
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Question 1950s/1960s BRD Postal Service Uniforms

Would anyone have pics to show of early BRD Postal Service Uniforms please? Cheers, Torsten.
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Old 11-26-2011, 01:02 PM   #2
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If you come to my Storage you can see 150 of them in my Boxes
Sorry, for the next 2 weeks I have no time to take Pics.
I can hear Edinburgh calling for me
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Old 11-26-2011, 02:14 PM   #3
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sadly, no trips planned to Berlin in the near future and even Edinburgh is too far for a non-work trip for me at the moment ... ;-( ... if you came to Ireland, then that would be a different story, as I am there most of the time at the moment ... most the time in Cork, but sometimes also in Dublin .. Cheers, Torsten.
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Old 11-26-2011, 04:14 PM   #4
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Torsten,

I have one BRD Postal tunic. It is not dated, and I belive most of them are not, but I think it is an early version possibly from the 50/50s. I'll try and get it out and take some photos tomorrow.

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Old 11-26-2011, 05:38 PM   #5
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Most of my Tunics are dated on the little hanger Strap in the Neck of the Jacket.
I think the earliest is dated 1954, but I also have some 1020's ones.
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Most of my Tunics are dated on the little hanger Strap in the Neck of the Jacket.
I think the earliest is dated 1954, but I also have some 1020's ones.
The hanger on the one I have is partly missing, but I can still make out 959 on it and I would guess then that means that it is 1959 manufacture? The buttons are pretty good quality and are made by Assmann. Cheers, Torsten.
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Old 11-26-2011, 07:02 PM   #7
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Torsten,

I have one BRD Postal tunic. It is not dated, and I belive most of them are not, but I think it is an early version possibly from the 50/50s. I'll try and get it out and take some photos tomorrow.

Regards,

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Hi Gordon, thank you very much. I will also post pics of the jacket I have once I have taken them. Cheers, Torsten.
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Old 11-28-2011, 02:41 PM   #8
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Gentlemen,

My BRD Postal tunics. The first onw is dark blue double breasted tunic. The small cloth hanger at the neck has the makers name on it and is date 1961.
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The makers name and date on the hanger at the neck plus the arm badge of the West German Postal service. I have no rank charts for this organization so I do not know of their badge indicates rank or simply indicates a member of the Post.
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The other jacket in my collection appears to date from a later period but that is only a guess. Possibly the 70s. There are no maker marks in the jacket. The buttons have a design on them but do not show the post emblem.
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Old 11-28-2011, 02:48 PM   #11
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The post emblem on the sleeve is the same as the earlier jacket. The other picture shows the only tag in the uniform.
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Old 11-28-2011, 05:18 PM   #12
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Hi Gordon, thank you very much for posting these pics from your collection. The one I have is like the first one you posted and in addition to the post horn patch it also has what I assume to be a driver's patch lower down on the sleeve. Cheers, Torsten.
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Old 12-08-2011, 05:08 PM   #13
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I have now taken pics of my jacket. There is only part of the hanger loop left, but the date 1958 is still present. The buttons are of particularly good quality. I assume the lower sleeve patch is for a driver? Cheers, Torsten.
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the remains of the hanger
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