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Title U-boat service badge
Nationality German
Period c 1940
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Maker marked 'Schwerin Berlin 68'. This is an early war bronze example by the best maker in the field. It was a hard-earned badge as it was only given after several combat cruises.

A nice example with some 50% of its original gilt finish. There is some old nicotine (?) staining to the face of the badge, which should easily clean with ammonia, but, as I get older, I sometimes feel things are best left as they are!

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


[Militaria : Badges : Third Reich : Navy]

testimonials

Received it safely this morning and extremely happy with it!

S S, UK, 06.01.2010

I received the silver Verdienstkreuz this morning. Your swiftness and dedication was very much appreciated and, though the envelope arrived with a Post Office sticker saying it had been found open or damaged, the cross was unharmed and looks beautiful. Thanks for your time.

E C, UK, 18.10.2005

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