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Title DLV lapel pin
Nationality German
Period c 1933-36
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This is the badge of the 'civilian gliding club' (Deutscher Luftsport Verband) founded by the Nazis to get round the Versailles Treaty strictures on the existence of any airforce. In 1936, this in turn became the NSFK or Fliegerkorps for short, which shortly afterwards became the Luftwaffe.

It is maker marked 'K. Wurster M. Neukirchen Ges. D.L.V. Gesch.' Its condition is good, except for a small pinprick flaw in the enamel (at 2 o'clock) and, on account of the thinness of the wings, there has been some minor distortion through age to these. However, the EPNS finish is excellent.

It is quite a rare badge and I have been lucky enough to buy two of them from a veteran source.

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


[Militaria : Badges : Third Reich : Luftwaffe NSFK DLV]

testimonials

Picked up the dirk this morning and actually waited until I got back home before unwrapping the package. It really exceeded my expectations...whilst the photos were good, to see and feel it in three dimensions was very exciting. A beatutful piece Chris, and worth the wait.

C C, Australia, 20.08.2010

Arrived this morning thank you, liked the 'Packaging'.

M W, UK, 20.11.2009

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