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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

This is to confirm receipt of the item and I am very pleased with it.

P M, Australia, 02.05.2013

...acquiring this bayonet has completely changed my way of thinking on collecting bayonets. I have become extremely fond of the bayonet... Thanking you once again for the very professional way in which you handled the money [going to the wrong account] problem.

P J, South Africa, 04.02.2006

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