1941 pattern double sided multipiece woven navy blue cotton and rayon construction pennant. Roughly 36cm long. 24cm tall.Machine embroidered national eagle in gold and brown thread.Top and bottom and hoist edges of pennant are trimmed in ribbed gilt tress with a interwoven swastika pattern. Some mothing to blue cotton on both sides.Nice item
Mint text book example of Bevo woven Enlisted/NCO mans cuff title for the 18th Freiwilligen Panzer Grenadier Division 'Horst Wessel' SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division Horst Wessel was formed around a cadre from 1. SS-Infanterie-Brigade (mot) and included mainly Hungarian volksdeutsche (ethnic Germans) from the Banat. Elements of the division was used for anti-partisan duties in Croatia during training until June 1944 while the rest was in Hungary where the division took part in the occupation of Hungary. Elements of it fought against the Slovak uprising in September and October 1944 as SS-Kampfgruppe Schäfer but it was not until one month later the division fought as a whole unit for the first time, this was against the Red Army south of Budapest.It later fought in Silesia and Bohemia with the survivors surrendering to Czech and Soviet forces at the end of the war. V.G.C.
Textbook, full length machine embroidered, Kreta cufftitle. Awarded to troops who participated in the assault on the island of Crete in 1941. A little scuffing to front left hand side otherwise near mint condition.
Woven tan camel hair construction cufftitle machine embroidered with Latin script"Afrika", flanked by palm trees in silver grey rayon threads. The edges of the cufftitle are bordered in machine stitched silver grey rayon braiding.Open back reverse reveals the embroidered script.
The Harbor pilots flag was flown on Kriegsmarine vessels to indicate that the ship had a qualified harbor pilot aboard. Harbor pilots were required when bringing a ship into port.Original brass toggles attached and black stamped markings to bunting.65cm x 48.Flag has some small holes otherwise good condition.
Rare golden Hitler Youth membership badge was given to those who had five years service and had been members before the first National Youth Day Rally in 1932. The badge is RZM marked and maker marked M1/120 for Wilhelm Deumer,Ludenscheid.Has stamped letter 'B' for replacement series version.Has nice hinge closure catch for pin.
Two part cockade and wreath both complete with all prongs intact.Wreath RZM stamped and maker stamped M1/47 for 'Christian Theodore Dicke, Lüdenscheid'.Cockade RZM stamped and maker stamped M1/34 for 'Karl Wurster, Markneukirchen'
Alloy eagle for Police shako, second pattern silver washed die stamped zinc alloy eagle.Prongs missing to reverse.Maker marked.Two holes in wings where it has been mounted