VINTAGE East German Border Military Jacket Grey Grenztruppen DDR Punk Wool Coat

For sale is for a very cool authentic vintage East Berlin/Germany GRENZTRUPPEN DER DDR Border Guard Coat/Jacket. It is very well-made of Grey Wool, and has the distinctive green "Grenztruppen Der DDR" band on the left sleeve, and bullion tab insignia patches on the collar as shown. It buttons up with 5 silver metal buttons (including one at the very top under the collar.) It has four front pockets with the same silver metal buttons (bottom two pockets are 7 inches deep, top two are 5 inches deep.)

These nice coats were made for the now obsolete East German border police guards who were in operation between the end of WWII and the fall of the Berlin Wall. It was made in Germany by STURM and has the tagged size of "g48" and fits like a Men's Small to Medium in USA sizes. Please see below for exact flat measurements, and compare to a garment you own that fits you well.

This coat is in truly excellent condition, and appears to be new and unworn. It comes from a clean and smoke-free environment. It is fully lined with a nice green viscose/acetate lining. It has a loosely sewn tag of unknown significance on the back.

A great-looking coat in its own right, it was once part of a full military uniform. It has places to attach shoulder plates (which can be found elsewhere on ebay) but the coat looks great without
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