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GERMAN BADGES, TINNIES, & INSIGNIA

#RR1 Machine Woven Waffen-SS Cap Skull
Original WWII German Waffen-SS machine woven cap skull. Pristine condition, from a captured roll of insignia and never mounted. Textbook rayon base and construction with each thread exactly how it should be, enlarge the images to see the fine details. Scarce. $1100 

#G2461 Panzer Wrap Officer's Chest Eagle
Original WWII German panzer officer's chest eagle for the black panzer wrap. Textbook example constructed of silver flatwire machine embroidered on a black rayon base. This badge would be essential for restoring an original panzer officer's wrap. Originals rarely ever come for sale, scarce. $550

#G2461 Panzer Overseas/M43 Cap Insignia Set
Original WWII German panzer cap insignia set consisting of EM/NCO overseas/M43 cap eagle and cockade. Matching excellent condition set that has never been applied to a uniform. Both components are machine woven on black rayon base in textbook fashion. Ideal for any panzer insignia collection of if you need to restore a panzer cap. $275

#G2031 Heer EM/NCO M36 Breast Eagle Badge
Original WWII German Heer EM/NCO M36 breast eagle badge. Machine woven in light grey threads, on a blue/green base. Cut from a factory roll, in excellent unissued condition. $75

#EC17 Kriegsmarine Female Naval Auxiliaries' Service Brooch
Original WWII German Kriegsmarine female naval auxiliaries' service brooch (Dienstbrosche für Marinehelferinnen) as introduced in July, 1943. This example is of the zinc alloy "Type 3" as known in the collecting community. The die-struck embossed brooch measures approximately 1.18 inches (30mm) in diameter and is complete with it's rear horizontal brazed-on pin & catch assembly. There are no visible markings on the brooch's rear. In excellent condition with virtually no wear to the front of the brooch's gilt and navy blue-washed finish. $225

#GG2 Panzer Skull Collar Tabs, Matching Pair
Original WWII German matching pair of panzer skull collar tabs. Two-prong design constructed of silver-washed alloy with one prong missing but otherwise excellent lightly worn condition. The fragile prongs often broke during wear and it was common to see in period photographs and surviving examples the skulls are sewn in place on the collar tabs with red thread through the eye sockets. Background; When the panzer wrap uniform was introduced in November 1934 the Germans also re-introduced the old Prussian "Danziger" style skull and crossbones for wear  on the collar tabs. These skulls were issued and worn for the duration of the with minor manufacturing variations on both the black panzer wraps and field-grey assault gun wraps. $250

#G2460 Gerbirgsjäger "Edelweiss" Sleeve Badge
Original WWII German Gerbirgsj​äger mountain troopers "Edelweiss" sleeve badge. Embroidered example in excellent unused condition. $75

#G2399 NSDAP Membership Badge
Original WWII German National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) membership badge. Late war quality example made of zinc, reverse features maker marked "M1/34" (Karl Wurster, of Markneukirchen) and RZM logo. Worn and used condition with original working pin. Obtained in Canada presumably brought home as a souvenir from a Canadian soldier. $75

#CD15 Tinnie & Propaganda Lot
Original WWII German tinnie badges and propaganda lot. These badges and small booklets were commonly distributed throughout Germany and many variants exist. This assortment includes some commonly encountered badges and propaganda items. $100

#EC185 Waffen-SS Sturmmann Tropical Sleeve Chevron
Original WWII German Waffen-SS Sturmmann enlisted rank chevron. Tropical version. The black wool base features a single V-shaped tress chevron in gold/tan rayon with fine black stripes interwoven in a diamond pattern. Excellent condition. $100

#EC191 Heer Wolga-Tatarische Legion Sleeve Badge
Original WWII German Heer "Idel-Ural" Wolga-Tatarische Legion (Volga-Tatar Legion) 2nd pattern silkscreen-printed cotton sleeve nationality badge officially in use from 1943 to 1944. In excellent unissued condition. The period photo is of a Legion member wearing a 1st pattern badge. $75

#EC190 Heer Aserbeidschanische Legion Sleeve Badge
Original WWII German Heer "Aserbaidschan" Aserbeidschanische Legion (Azerbaijani Legion) 1st pattern silkscreen-printed cotton sleeve nationality badge officially in use from 1942 to 1943. In excellent unissued condition. $75

#EC46 Heer Ukrainian Liberation Army Insignia Grouping
Grouping of 3 WWII German Heer Ukrainische Befreiungsarmee (Ukrainian Liberation Army) pieces of insignia that were officially in use from 1943 to 1944: Silk-screen printed cotton sleeve nationality badge, Machine-woven breast badge still on it's rayon factory roll, and single dark green wool shoulder board with red piping for the rank of Soldat. All are in excellent unissued condition. $350

#EC59 "Turkistan" Heer Turkestan Legion 3rd Pattern Badge
Original WWII German "Turkistan" Heer Turkistanische Legion (Turkestan Legion) 3rd pattern sleeve nationality badge used from 1944-1945. $100

#EC143 "ROA" Heer Russian Liberation Army Badge
Original WWII German "ROA" Heer Russiche Befreiungsarmee (Russian Liberation Army) sleeve nationality badge used from 1943-1945. "ROA" is Russian for Russkaja Osvoditelnaja Armija. $75

#EC167 Luftwaffe EM Motor Vehicle Driver Trade Sleeve Badge
Original WWII German Luftwaffe enlisted member's "Kraftfahrpersonal" (motor vehicle driver) trade sleeve badge. Period trimmed with special twisted gold cord piping indicating either one year of service or distinguished performance. The badge is in excellent condition with no mothing present. Excellent example. $50

#RG173 Officer's Breast Eagle
Original WWII German officer's embroidered breast eagle. Salty uniform removed example. $75
#EC146 RADwj Women's Commemorative Service Brooch
Original WWII German RADwJ (Reichsarbeitsdienst der weiblichen Jugend) women's commemorative service brooch ('Erinnerungsbrosche'). Issued upon honourable completion of mandatory service. Rear horizontal attachment pin intact and functional, nice worn example with patina and never cleaned. $50
#EC109 Kriegsmarine Sports Shirt Eagle
Original WWII German Kriegsmarine sports shirt eagle. Worn by NCO / EM personnel during physical training and sports events while training for combat. Nice overall patina and genuine look. $50

#EC119 Ordnungspolizei 1st Pattern Officer’s Peaked Cap Eagle
Original WWII German Ordnungspolizei 1st pattern officer’s peaked cap eagle. Good service worn condition removed from a cap. $70

#EC66 TeNo Officer's Sleeve Eagle 
Original WWII German TeNo (Technische Nothilfe) officer's sleeve eagle. Nice example in lightly worn and uniform removed condition. $235

#EC13 Kriegsmarine Officer’s Breast Eagle
Original WWII Kriegsmarine officer’s removable breast eagle that was worn on a variety of garments including the summer tunic. Constructed of stamped alloy with golden gilt wash, and wingspan of 9.5cm from tip to tip. Nice detail with soldered hinge and catch on reverse to attach to the officer’s uniform. Unmarked example in good condition. $200
 

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#RG23 Luftwaffe Field Division Smock Cut-Off
Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Air Force) national emblem cut off a Field Division smock with large chunk of smock still intact.  The national emblem is factory zig-zag stitched onto the splinter pattern camouflage smock material.  Shows field use and was crudely cut off the smock likely in the field by an allied soldier. *Sold*
#RG130 Luftwaffe Chest Eagle Cutoff
Original WWII German Luftwaffe chest eagle cutoff. Allied veterans didn't also have the ability to liberate an entire uniform or cap, so they would cut patches off to keep as souvenirs from the battlefield. This is a nice example showing a factory machine applied zig-zag stitch eagle on standard Luftwaffe field grey uniform wool with remnant of the jackets rayon lining on the reverse. Cool patch. *Sold*

#RG162 Waffen-SS "Totenkopf" Collar Tab Set
Original WWII German Waffen-SS collar tab set intended for wear on field uniforms of the 3. SS-Panzer-Division "Totenkopf". The Totenkopf tab is the "Pumpkinhead" variant taken from the liberated Dachau storehouse by American soldiers of the 42nd and 45th Infantry Divisions in April of 1945. It is constructed of fine black badge cloth with machine embroidered skull, reinforced by a tan buckram material visible on the reverse. SS uniforms were not badged at the factory, the collar tabs like these ones would be supplied and attached by a unit tailor to complete the soldier's uniform. The matching blank tab is the same and correct to complete the set for an enlisted member. This is a true unissued souvenir set from the famous liberation of Dachau and is one of the most iconic pieces of SS regalia. *Sold*

#G2311 EM/NCO Fallschirmjäger’s Badge in Cloth
Original WWII German Fallschirmjäger (Paratrooper) badge in cloth. Machine embroidered construction for enlisted members and NCO’s. Excellent example. *Sold*
#RG129 Heer Cap Cutoff
Original WWII Heer overseas cap cutoff. Allied veterans didn't also have the ability to liberate an entire uniform or cap, so they would cut patches off to keep as souvenirs from the battlefield. This is a nice example showing a factory hand applied eagle insignia over typical field grey wool from an overseas cap. Cool patch. *Sold*

#RG189 Waffen-SS Runic Collar Tab
Original WWII German Waffen-SS runic collar tab. This is the "Bevo" variety that was discovered by U.S. soldiers at the Dachau clothing depot. Lightly worn and uniform removed condition, never cleaned showing genuine patina and minor soiling. *Sold*

#G2211 Officer's Flat Wire Trapezoid M43 Cap Insignia
Original WWII German Heer (Army) officer's flat wire trapezoid M43 cap insignia.  Nice lightly used uniform removed condition. Rare piece of officer's field cap insignia. *Sold*
#G2224 Jäger's Sleeve Badge
Original WWII German Jäger Division sleeve badge for mountain troops. Machine woven, worn, and uniform removed example  with a small section of original thread still hanging on. *Sold*
#G2207 Georgian Volunteers Sleeve Shield
Original WWII German machine woven Georgian shield. These badges were worn by non-ethnic Russian volunteers of the Georgian region of South West Russia serving in the German Wehrmacht. Nice uniform removed example with loose threads still in place. *Sold*
#G2386 Hitlerjugend Armband
Original WWII German Hitlerjugend (HJ - Hitler Youth) multi-piece rayon armband. Good worn and used condition, having been applied to a uniform for wear at one point. Obtained in Canada presumably brought home as a souvenir from a Canadian soldier. *Sold*

#G2420 NSDAP Armband
Original WWII German National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP)
printed variety of armband. Excellent lightly worn and used condition. Obtained in Canada presumably brought home as a souvenir from a Canadian soldier. *Sold*

#G2387 NSDAP Armband
Original WWII German National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP)
embroidered armband. Excellent lightly worn and used condition. Obtained in Canada presumably brought home as a souvenir from a Canadian soldier. *Sold*

#G2423 Late War EM/NCO Embroidered M44 Trapezoid Cap Insignia
Original WWII German Heer (Army) EM/NCO embroidered M44 late war cap insignia for M43 caps.  Excellent mint condition example. *Sold*
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