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Green shoulder boards ???
Old 07-08-2018, 02:16 PM   #1
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Default Green shoulder boards ???

what can one say about this color? Best regards
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Old 07-08-2018, 02:31 PM   #2
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Hello,


Nice tailor made boards for a GBJ or Jager!!


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Old 07-08-2018, 02:44 PM   #3
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Panzer Gren. to my eye, but nice original private purchase (felt construction, basket weave type piping) shoulder straps. The tongues were likely removed.
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Old 07-08-2018, 04:08 PM   #4
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I have a similar pair with the tongues intact which have “29” on them. Pzgren for me as well.
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Old 07-09-2018, 01:33 AM   #5
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Agree very nice Bn Sgt Magor's Pz Grenadier private purchase straps.
These saw extensive use during the war and have aged very well.

& by the way these are straps not boards which are for officers
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Old 07-10-2018, 01:09 AM   #6
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Original private made straps ... i see them as Jäger also , and i had exactly the same pair of the 98th GJR .
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Old 07-10-2018, 05:35 AM   #7
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Good shoulder straps for GebirstJager.
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Old 07-10-2018, 08:51 AM   #8
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Green is a color which seems to cause confusion among collectors. I have no doubt whatsoever that these straps have (slightly dingy) wiesengrun (grass green) piping for Panzergrenadier but it seems there are those are who are equally convinced that these are hellgrun (bright green) for Jager. It doesn't help that the Germans apparently substituted one color for the other in certain circumstances.
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Old 07-10-2018, 11:42 AM   #9
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Panzergrenadier, nice straps.
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Old 07-10-2018, 02:33 PM   #10
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Thank you for your interest and the many opinions. I also thought that Panzergrenadier is a bit lighter in color ?
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Old 07-10-2018, 06:24 PM   #11
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Great set of Pz grn boards! Matt
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Old 07-11-2018, 02:31 PM   #12
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When in Wehrmacht Panzergrenadier have appeared shoulder straps with dark green didn't rush any more, shoulder straps of color of a military tunic have been accepted
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Old 07-11-2018, 08:48 PM   #13
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When in Wehrmacht Panzergrenadier have appeared shoulder straps with dark green didn't rush any more, shoulder straps of color of a military tunic have been accepted
I don't pretend to understand what it is you are saying but the straps you show are Pz. Gren. also. If you are saying that Pz. Gren. straps did not exist in the M-36 pattern, I respectfully disagree.
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Thank you for your interest and the many opinions. I also thought that Panzergrenadier is a bit lighter in color ?
This thread has much useful info and examples. I hope that one day it is pinned:

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/foru...hlight=McGuirk
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:47 AM   #15
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The old "50 shades of green" debate rages on! PZ Grn for me too. Nice in any event. Let me know when you want to sell them!
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