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Title Army shoulder buttons with company numbers
Nationality German
Period c 1936
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These were designed to give an ORs company number with a quick glance at his shoulder straps. They would have been worn in a bright finish on the pre-war tunic, and then sprayed with feldgrau paint for the war. A bit of a rarity today, as I suspect they were soon discontinued - only early wartime photos show these in use.

They are maker marked 'WD' on the reverse and have virtually all their original paint. They measure 20mm across.

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


[Militaria : Buttons : Third Reich : Army]

testimonials

Just a quick line to advise that the badges have arrived in good condition and I am very pleased with them.

Thanks again for your prompt and kind attention.

P M, Australia, 03.10.2012

Good news, my friend, the boot knife has arrived safe and sound. This example will more than fill my collection need.

R M, USA, 01.05.2008

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