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Title Black wound badge, WW1
Nationality German
Period c 1914-18
Sold

This was the basic wound badge for the first wound in combat, made famous havng been worn by Adolf Hitler along with his Iron Cross, 1st class, the only medals he ever wore. The higher grades were in silver and gold finish.

It is made of pressed brass with a blackened finish, of which only about 50% or so survives. Otherwise, it is in OK order.

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


[Militaria : Badges : German : 20th Century]

testimonials

Received it in the post this morning, a very nice surprise.

M S, UK, 28.01.2012

I have received the dirk and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for delivering this in a professional and timely manner.

S M, Australia, 19.07.2010

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