The SS-Sturmbann Oberbayern (SS-Wachsturmbann I Oberbayern) was formed in March 1935 from the guard detachment at Dachau.
It was upgraded to regimental size on 1 July 1937 and redesignated SS-Totenkopf-Standarte 1 Oberbayern.


A cuff title with the text "Oberbayern" was authorized for this unit.

Sources used

John R. Angolia - Cloth Insignia of the SS
Andrew Mollo - Uniforms of the SS: Collected Edition
Charles W. Sydnor - Soldiers of destruction: the SS Death's Head Division, 1933-1945

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