EARLY WWI Imperial Bavarian Pilot Badge by Poellath
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EARLY WWI Imperial Bavarian Pilot Badge by Poellath

Code: gmimb10012bvp


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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THANK YOU ALL Very Much for the Orders that came in while we were on the road, we are processing them as quickly as possible! We are Currently BACK IN THE OFFICE so NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, as we are FULLY OPERATIONAL and ABLE TO SHIP until Further Notice, our Show Travel is over until January 2022 for The Porky Police & Fire Memorabilia Collectors Show in Claremont California on January 15th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we are IN THE OFFICE and ABLE TO SHIP, and the Holiday Season is not yet upon us.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: It is a VERY Early War Karl Poellath made badge that obviously saw a good deal of service. the deeply cut ribbon at bottom, un-pierced crown, and flat, actually slightly convex, and completely unribbed back plate all point to the earliest period of Poellath manufacture.

It was lovingly, and very professionally, repaired during the period-of-use. The cross at top was re-attached (or replaced: hard to tell, and not even noticeable form the front), the T pin was replaced onto the original hinge, and a catch with decorative base was applied to replace the original.

Presumably a hard landing ripped the original findings off. The replacements are lovingly done, and are a bit more delicate-looking than the originals. A lovely patina is also in place, although the contrast of the light box does not do the badge justice: in hand it looks like a perfect little time capsule.

VINTAGE: Circa WWI.

SIZE: Approximately 2-15/16" x1-3/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 800 Silver.

ATTACHMENT: Vertical T Pin with open C catch.

MARKINGS: "CARL POELLATH SCHROBENHAUSEN 800"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a large collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCJJJX09/19 LDGIEX02/20 SDEJJX02/20

CONDITION: 9(Excellent+ )

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.