German WWII Early HJ Single Sew in Shoulder Board-This sew in single shoulder board is produced in soft black cloth. There is red piping and chain stitched number 565. Excellent, and in fact this one appears to be unissued. HJ personnel wore shoulder straps on their brown shirts to indicate rank and branch of service. The HJ shoulder straps were first standardized in 1933 and underwent at least four modifications between 1933 and 1938 when a final pattern was introduced and utilized until the end of the war.