Preußen Infantry Regiment 77
Issued Model 1915 Mannschaft (Other Ranks) Bluse
Mannschaft (Other Ranks) issue M1915 Bluse from 2 Hannoversches Inf.- Regt. Nr. 77 Celle X. Armee-Korps. The Bluse was introduced in 1915 to replace the M10 Waffenrock. This example is a regulation issue Model 1915 feldgrau wool with deep turned-back cuffs and an apple green collar. The front is secured with six large concealed horn buttons. The remainder of the tunic buttons are grey painted metal and are of the M1915 rimless pattern. The Bluse is displayed with the standard Model 1909 field equipment, including stick grenade and a trench club.
The shoulder straps are the M1915 pattern and are sewn directly to the shoulder seam. The linen interior shows evidence of numerous issue markings and dates.
A soldier wears a new issue Model 1915 Bluse for the camera.