For RAD personnel assigned to the construction work on the Westwall(Siegfried Line).The 'W' stands for Arbeitsgau West.Machine woven rayon construction.Silver "W" and stripes on a black field. Machine woven to the top of its rayon base, in silver threads, is "RADJ" within an inverted triangle,"G.& W." beneath it, and "Ges." and "Gesch.,"for "Gesetzlich Geschützt" (By-law Protected), to either side of it.
NS-RKB flag bearers armband insignia of gilded alloy with embroiderd cloth centre flag of iron cross with swastika.To the reverse is a double pin with retainers for attaching to the centre of the navy blue wool armband worn mounted on the upper right sleeve .
This is a very rare piece of insignia.Excellent condition.
BDM,Bund Deutscher Madel( League Of German Girls) woven black rayon construction triangle with machine woven Gothic script 'Nord Nordmark', in silver/grey threads. The triangle has a narrow machine woven silver/grey border stripe near the outside edges. Section of its original black rayon factory roll folded to the reverse.
Machine woven SA insignia. Silver wire political eagle of triangular brown (Westmark) rayon back. Insignia is still mounted on its original tan coloured factory roll backing.
White cotton/rayon construction armband with black printed script to the front "Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht". (In Service of the German Armed Forces). Reverse of armband has a machine stitched vertical seam.Thread stitched repair to right of seam .Small hole to top corner.
Dark Green wool construction slip on shoulder strap. The bottom of the strap and the slip on retaining tongue are also dark green wool and the reverse of the slip on tongue has a ribbed, tan, cotton twill reinforcement panel machine stitched in place.The piping appears to be dulled white/light green possibly infantry that has become faded and dulled .
Dark Green wool construction slip on shoulder strap. The bottom of the
strap and the slip on retaining tongue are field grey wool. The piping
appears to be dulled white/light green possibly infantry that has
become faded and dulled.