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.
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.
Wood and cardboard construction case with simulated black grained leather covering. The top of the case has impressed outline of an Iron Cross. Both hinge and closure button still function. The interior of the top lid is lined in white satin while the bottom has a flock lining with recess to secure the badge.Beneath flock lining is maker stamp 'D&B' and manufacturer number code. Some wear to the left side of the lid.