Very nice tally! Great pick up!
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
Not the best pics Luke but if thats genuine you have picked up a gem!
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem
Are there any end loops and is it a complete tally with v-cuts
Looks very nice, but i have little experience on these hatbands. They are good looking when in a display together with photos of the ship.
Collect ROA, Cossack, Schuma and other WW2 Volunteer militaria.
"Be Humble and kind, for you may find that it was Odin you entertained"
Nice catch Luke,
You may already be aware of this long thread on WAF, but I'll post it in case, there are some interesting points and pictures to check out.
Kriegsmarine/Reichsmarine/Imperial/Bundesmarine Cap Tallies - Page 23 - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.