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Title Kriegsmarine NCO's qualification badge for 1st mate
Nationality German
Period c 1933-45
Price £15.00

This would appear to be a sleeve badge for wear on a summer white tunic or the naval summer blouse. The Deutsche Uniformen booklet, published by Moritz Ruhl in the period, describes this as a mate's badge ('maate').

It would appear to be badge of BeVo type construction, made of thin cotton and rayon. It is a bit crumpled and the edges are slightly frayed, especially the bottom edge.

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


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I got the helmet yesterday. It's a great piece.

L L, USA, 21.04.2009

Buckle arrived this morning. Better than expected. Many thanks.

M H, UK, 11.12.2007

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