This is an exceedingly rare Bavarian air gunner badge in 800 silver by Karl Poellath. The badge shows lovely wear and patina with period repairs to the hinge and catch. A worn example! The badge comes with a certificate of authenticity from Helmut Weitze.
Circa World War I.
Approximately 2-7/8" in height and 1-3/4" in width.
Vertical T-style pin with C catch.
SCHROBENHAUSEN KARL PÍLLATH 800.
This is from an Imperial Germany collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBHJJX11 LFEJJX6/11
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The badge has some small areas of light tarnish and overall light wear; period repairs to hinge and catch.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.