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Lovely WWI Imperial German Gold Grade Wound Badge Cut Out Type
ARTIFACT: This is a Lovely World War I Imperial German Gold Grade Wound Badge Cut Out Type which is equivalent to a Purple Heart. The silver version was awarded to enlistees wounded either three or four times during enemy interaction or who had suffered various other traumas such as the loss of a hand or foot, partial deafness or brain damage. The badge shows a helmet with two crossed swords behind it.
VINTAGE: Circa WWI.
SIZE: Approximately 1-3/4" in height and 1-1/2" in width.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass.
ATTACHMENT: Vertical T-style kick pin with C catch.
ITEM NOTES: This is from an Imperial Germany collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAAJM20 LBFEX03/13/21
CONDITION: 8 (Very Fine - Excellent): The badge has some small areas of light to medium wear.