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Title Luftwaffe aluminium cap eagle
Nationality German
Period c 1936-45
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This is the standard cap eagle (6.5cm wingspan) worn on other ranks/NCOs and occasionally on officer's caps. It is maker-marked FLL (Friedrich Linden, Ludenscheid) on the reverse. It is the second pattern eagle, with upswept tail feathers.

It is made of die-struck aluminium and is virtually as struck, complete with its brass prongs on the reverse. There is a small tarnish spot on one wing.

Prov: from the J.R. Gaunt & Son Ltd. Pattern Book Archive, sold at auction by order of the National Army Museum, London.

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


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

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Sword arrived today. Fabulous. This is an excellent example of a fighting sword of its period, and a real gem. The 1828 Pattern is such a gorgeous sword, and this is a fine example. Even my bride is impressed and she doesn’t really get swords.

G F, New Zealand, 06.11.2013

Just to let you know the badge arrived safely. Thank you very much. I'm very pleased with it.

R L, UK, 22.04.2009

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