Greatcoat, M1915 Mantel: O/Rs, Imperial German Army
Single-breasted greatcoat of field grey wool, featuring a wide turn-down collar of green cloth, double hook and eye fastening at the throat, front fastening of six buttons (the lower-most is missing), angled slash pockets with rectangular flaps at the waistline and deep turn-back cuffs. A half-belt is fitted to the rear of the waist, fastened by two crested Prussian Crown buttons, . Shoulder epaulettes, while once present, have been removed. Internally, the greatcoat is lined from the waist upwards.
Significant mothing and deterioration particularly to the lower skirt.
The M1915 Mantel replaced the previous 1901 and 1907 models and had the universal green collar that was a feature of the M1915 Bluse.