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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.


[Militaria : Badges : Third Reich : Navy]

testimonials

The 3 medals have just arrived safely - very interesting. (From your description I was expecting ribbon to be dreadful; personally, I think that the "Russian Front" is beautifully 'aged'.)

M M, UK, 12.02.2013

Arrived safely. Excellent item. Really good condition. A good addition to the collection. Many thanks for a stress free transaction.

R B, UK, 17.10.2005

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