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Title 3 pork pie tin cockades
Nationality German
Period 1914-18

These were worn on the front of the ORs soft round service caps in WW1, normally together with the national cockade (black/white/red). The colours work as follows: blue/white for Bavaria, black/white for Prussia. Typically, these sort of pieces were looted off caps, possibly as a result of prisoners taken on French raids, etc.

All three measure approximately 2.5cm in diameter, all showing varying degrees of age and service wear, the two Bavarian examples having some rust on the reverse.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Militaria : Badges : German : 20th Century]


The package arrived today, and the two items are nice. The Mother Cross actually looks a lot better in person than in the pics.

K P, Spain, 20.06.2017

The painting of Alexander Pock is restored and meanwhile at his new owner, who is very content.

Thank you for your assistance to get it to Germany.

U S, Germany, 27.12.2012