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A tan-colored cotton twill cap, with an expansion fold along its crown and whose fold-down side panels are permanently sewn in an upright position. The upper edges of the panels are piped in red.The interior is fully lined in tan-colored rayon. RZM tag is still present. Full sweatband. Shows some wear.
Silver finished 1 7/8'' round buckle, shows wear.
Attractive - and fairly scarcely encountered! - early-pattern armbadge (ie. 'Ärmelabzeichen') as was intended for a female member within the: 'Deutscher Frauenarbeitsdienst' (or: women's labour-service) This is an attractive - and fairly scarcely encountered! - early-pattern armbadge (ie. 'Ärmelabzeichen o. Ärmelraute') as was intended for a female member who served within the: 'Deutscher Frauenarbeitsdienst' (or: women's labour-service) and that comes in an overall very nice (and IMO only moderately used- ie. tunic-removed-), condition. The neat badge - which is somewhat shaped as a regular 'HJ-Raute' - measures 9 x 7 cms. 4,5 cms. and shows a black-coloured swastika-sign surrounded by some cornflowers on a red- and white-coloured background. The 'BeVo'-woven-type badge - which was to be worn on the left upper-arm - was clearly worn and carefully tunic-removed (it still shows some minimal stitching-holes and is minimally stained as can be seen on the pictures
Deutscher Frauenarbeitsdienst' was the predecessor of the later-founded: 'RADwJ' (or: 'Reichsarbeitsdienst des weiblichen Jugend'). Simply an attractive, early-period female-related TR-related 'Ärmelabzeichen' that is IMO accordingly priced.
Luftwaffe Porcelain Salad Bowl
Very nice Luftwaffe porcelain bowl for use in the Luftwaffe Baracks.
With a red line, which means these are for the NCO's
Made by "Johann Haviland" and dated "1937"
The bowl is nicely marked with the Luftwaffe eagle and "F.L.U.V." Which is Flieger Unterkunft.
In very good condition. Size is 11'' x11'' x 3'' deep
Complete set 5 pcs with some wear.
Flat wire eagle sewn to grey wool, Great shape.
Version as introduced on January 20th 1943. Roughly 7 3/4 x 11 1/4. Two sided, three piece construction and embroidered anchor. Complete with original metal attachment rod and clips. See page 311 Uniforms and Tradition of the Kriegsmarine Vol 3. NIce example, scarce.
Roughly 37mm diameter, silver plated, die struck steel medal, with suspension ring and ribbon. The medal features, to its obverse, a spread-winged eagle clutching a wreathed, mobile swastika in its talons, which has "19" and "36" to either side of it, all against a column surmounted by the five Olympic "rings." To the reverse is the script, "Für Verdienstvolle Mitarbeit Bei Den Olympischen Spielen 1936" (For Meritorious Collaboration At The Olympic Games 1936), with a spray of oak leaves beneath. The award comes its original red rayon ribbon with narrow black edge stripes and five narrow central stripes with original pin back device. The award comes housed in its original 65mm x 112mm, wooden construction presentation case with a white simulated grained leather covering with the Olympic "rings" impressed in gold to the top cover. The case has a magnetic, staggered internal bar hinge to the reverse and a non-magnetic catch.The interior of the case has a very pale grey satin lining to the top lid and a grey velvet lining to the bottom with a cut-out circular recessed area for the award and a small rectangular area for the ribbon pin back device. The case shows minor age yellowed to both interior and exterior. Nice untouched original example.
Rare cap with no damage at all,maker marked and named inside.
Odd bar with device to top.
The device is known as an RSI Badge (Republica Sociale Italiana). It is classified as a sympathy badge Italians could wear to show their support for Mussolini's new Fascist state (nazi-puppet state) formed in 1943. What it is doing on a medal bar is anybody's guess, but the wearer apparently wanted to show that he was a fascist supporter. This bar is questionable as to when it was assembled.
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