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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]

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The tipstaff arrived today and it's beautiful. I couldn't be more pleased. You're a pleasure to deal with.

D B, USA, 08.01.2007

Found the item a little on the expensive side and a bit disappointed that you were unwilling to bend a bit on the price of the Officer's Tunic Eagle (half the fun of buying, after all, is the haggling), but impressed by the speed of delivery and the quality of the item. Was well worth it in the long run...

G F, UK, 30.08.2005

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