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Title Luftwaffe pilot's badge
Nationality German
Period c 1943
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This was the pilot's qualification badge; all air personnel had qualification badges for the different positions in an aircraft. This badge would have been for both bomber and fighter pilots, in fact all pilots, except glider pilots, who had their own badge. This is a typical late war example, zinc with traces of silver-plate finish to the wreath.

There is no maker mark, but it has all original fittings and there is no restoration. It is, however, rather roughly made compared to the earlier pieces, quite typical of late war production.

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


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

testimonials

Just a brief note to confirm that the sabre has been delivered today. All is as it should be. I have to say I’m impressed with the ‘custom’ packaging, obviously essential in your line of business. I have made a very quick inspection of the sword & it fully lives up to your accurate description, very pleased with the purchase.

M B, UK, 18.06.2015

Got the sword today and I'm very happy with it.

P J, UK, 12.02.2010

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