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I am currently In the process of creating an impression of Imperial German Marine Infanterie. (More specifically, 2nd Marine Infanterie Regiment.) 
So far I've located everything I need, except for a few things. My main concern at the moment is acquiring Litzen. The issue with this, is that no-one seems to produce or know anything about Marine litzen, let alone litzen in general. 

Any information you have on litzen would help me tremendously. Patterns, fabric, sewing tips, literally anything. I know it'll be difficult, but if I can I intend to make a set myself If I can't find someone who makes them.

Below, I have included examples of the Litzen in question. They are off-yellow with a feldgrau center.




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I wish you luck. It’s hard to find much information an the troop’s uniforms. There are a couple of nice photos in the book “Field Grey Uniforms of the Imperial German Army 1907-1918” by Baldwin and Fisher.

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This is an officer’s tunic and Shako.  The officers wore white and silver litzen.


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Hello, to make the Tunic you need Wool cloth , the Litzen were made either of cotton or flax thread . this later is a type used currently for the manufacture of the inner part of the waist in Man trousers

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