The RZM exacted a series of fees, which others wrongly call "taxes," and the tags each cost a minimal amount, which is or is not indicated by the large letter on the left side.
Each RZM had a serial number, as well.
The urban legend of which I have never seen any evidence in the primary sources suggests that the A through H large letter reflected the level of embroidery.
As I say, I have spent a lot of time with the RZM circulars, and I cannot decipher this fact from them in the years 1934 or 1935, when this system was more or less established.
If one of you have such evidence, we would thank you for showing us.
Here is an advert of such a textile insignia maker with their RZM license number.
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This knowledge took me forty five years to learn, as well.
There is a German website on the RZM which is very good, it is a new one, and its material is all in German.
First letter in your case F, or C in the FB's picture show the time spent for the producing of the item
The L letter seen on the brockade belts, shown J is placed on the breadbag, A tag usually seen on the BeVo eagles. B tags on the machine embroidered tabs, C in the hand embroidered runes tabs, D on the early numbered 1,2,3, and lettered Runes tabs, E,F on the Totenkopf tabs
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just a bit more info but then we have even pre 1935 + tags
but what do i know
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There is a certain weave in a cuff title that has been called a fake yet speaking to a certain dave d and others who them selfs have such cuff title in there hand . there is Consences that its fine after study espechially when there was a hoard of Manufactures some lasted the full term of employment some not so lucky .
thanks a lot for all this information, sorry for mostly posting fakes but i have just started moving into collecting and havnt got much money.
also, could you give me the link to the german website?
Last edited by Friedrich-Berthold; 02-23-2013 at 03:56 PM.