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Hi I see the cloth Officer service coats available for sale once in a rare while with various branches of service. I almost never see officer Heer leather coats offerred. What would be the consensus of opinion on values for an artillery Lt's grey leather coat. I know that they are more difficult to obtain as many had the boards removed and were worn post war. Any help is greatly appreciated. thanks and cheers, Ryan

Joined: Sep 2004
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Joined: Sep 2004
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Hi Ryan, I've owned a Lufty and a Heer...the Heer was feldgrau colored leather, the Luft a dark blue gray. Both coats were very heavy but extremely fine quality and quite stunning when properly tricked out on a form in the war room. 'Display' is the operative word about coats...most guys don't know what to do with them and they lose their novelty value when just put on a hanger and stuck on a rack.


We are the hollow men, we are the stuffed men...leaning together, headpiece filled with straw. Alas!--T.S. Eliot 1925

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