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Roughly 31mm diameter, die struck alloy award with a bronze wash. The obverse of the award features two embossed figures symbolically breaking the chains of bondage with an unfurled national flag in the background and a high relief national eagle to the bottom. The reverse features embossed Latin script to the center, "1 Oktober 1938", encompassed by additional embossed script, "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer" (One People, One State, One Leader). The suspension loop and medal ring are both intact and the award comes complete with a roughly 35mm wide, 9cm long, piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon. The ribbon is still very nice and clean and has a brass pin back device hand-stitched to the top reverse edge. The award comes housed in its original, roughly 10cm x 5cm x 2cm softwood and pressed cardboard construction issue case with a simulated grained burgundy leather covering with an impressed, gilt printed national eagle to the center of the fold back top lid. The reverse of the case has a magnetic staggered bar hinge and the obverse has a magnetic spring activated closure button. The interior of the case has a burgundy flocking lining to the bottom with a raised bar with a central cut-out to secure the award in place. The interior top lid is lined in white satin.
Luftschutz “L” Armband for use by the Luftschutz Auxiliaries. Green cotton with a black “L” printed on the band has faint ink stamp to the front.
First pattern, (circa June 1936-January 1939), national eagle shield for grades one to four marksmen’s lanyards. The insignia consists of a die stamped, matte aluminum, vertical shield shaped base with a pebbled background field and raised outer lip with a high relief, embossed, Wehrmacht style eagle with down swept wings to the center. The reverse of the shield is a mirror image of the obverse and all three original, soldered attachment prongs are intact.
Nice quality, privately purchased, Luftwaffe blue/grey, wool/rayon blend construction visor cap features a black, horizontally ribbed, interwoven, mohair centerband, and bright red wool waffenfarbe piping to the crown edge and both the top and bottom edges of the centerband. Original, 2nd pattern, Luftwaffe insignia is complete. Marked under liner to unit.
Silver bullion tarnishing to gold on black background. RARE LEFT facing eagle! Found two on line for over $300 each.
This is a nice armband (Armbinde), as worn by personnel working in the 'Frontleitstelle' (front control center). The armband shows an interwoven yellow coloured script 'Frontleitstelle' on a light-blue linnen-based background and is executed in a technique similar to the 'BeVo'- weave technique. These armbands are very scarce and almost impossible to find. Nice original armband in very good condition!
Printed cotton-rayon blend cuff band,whose red base is interrupted by a 40mm diameter white disk with a black, mobile swastika to it.
Luftwaffe Decontamination Service Armband, Very nice condition and hard to come by.
Woven grey rayon, triangular base with a machine woven stylized national eagle with down-swept wings clutching a wreathed, canted swastika in silver/grey threads. The eagle is positioned above machine woven assignment location, "St. Wendel 1", also in silver/grey threads.
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