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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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Dear Chris, truncheon arrived safe and sound yesterday... what a beauty! I look forward to our next transaction.

C C, Australia, 18.09.2012

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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