In later NVA uniforms normally you will some stamps. The stamp show the year -and sometimes the period in that year- that the uniform piece was produced. The stamp also reveals the size and the factory that produced it.  All DDR sizes below are translated to EU sizes.

 

Production years:

K 1968
Z 1969
M 1970
X 1971
B 1972
L 1973 (or 1987)
O 1974
S 1975
R 1976
A 1977
U 1978
F 1979
E 1980
G 1981
I 1982
C 1983
H 1984
T 1985
P 1986
L 1987 (or 1973)
Y 1988
N 1989
D 1990

Herstellernummer / Factory numbers:

 

303 VEB BBW Burger Bekleidungswerke

1438 VEB Obererzgebirische Posamenten- und Effekten- Werke / Annaberg-Buchholz (6500)
1802 VEB Burger Bekleidungswerke Burg / Magdeburg
1806 VEB Bekleidungswerke Leipzig "vestis"
1812 VEB Sächsische Sportboot-u. Wetterschutzbekleidungsfabrik Großschönau/Sachsen

1815 VEB Schutzbekleidung Berlin
1817 VEB Bekleidungswerke Seifhennersdorf
1850 VEB Spezialbekleidung Halle / Leipzig?
1856 VEB Perfekt Berlin (Emhage)
1858 VEB Elstermode Elsterwerda

1908 VEB OPERMA Demitz-Thumitz
1940 VEB Eichsfelder Bekleidungswerke Heiligenstadt

1962 VEB Bekleidungswerk Zwickau-werk oberhohndorf

5700 VEB Mülana Obertrikotagen Mülhausen

8422 VEB Emhage
9205 VEB PGH Modernie Linie, Magdeburg

9293 VEB Hutwerken Guben Mützenwerk Lunzenau 

 

Available visor sizes (male):

52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61 and 62.

Male sizes:

44 (European size 46)

48 (European size 50)

52 (European size 54)

56 (European size 58)

60 (European size 62)

 

Female sizes (converted to EU sizes):

76 = 38

82 = 40

88 = 42

94 =

96 = 44

 

Male sizes in lenght:
BK = Besonderes Kurz / Midget
SK = Sehr Kurz / Very short
K = Kurz / Short
M = Mittel / Everage
G = Gross / Tall
SG = Sehr Gross / Extra Tall
ÜG = Übergross / Very Tall
BG = Besonderes Gross / Giant

Sizes in width:
no number = everage
-0 = slimm
-1 = Little tummy
-2 = Go on a diet 

Female sizes in lenght:
K = Kurz / Short
M = Mittel / Everage
G = Gross / Tall

Examples of Sizes:
SG52-1
BG60-2
SK44U

G52-0

G76

 


NVA Sizes >mid 60's
24 = SK48
48 = M48
96 = SG48
26 = K52
52 = M52
104 = G/SG52

Shoe sizes:

24 = 36
25 = 37,5
26 = 39
27 = 40,5
28 = 42
29 = 43,5
30 = 45
31 = 46,5
32 = 48