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Rare, "Hollow Back" Nazi Army SS (Schutzstaffel) Combat Infantry Assault Badge (Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen) as worn in early WWII. Badge depicts an eagle perched top and center on a swastika, the oval shape of the badge is formed from a wreath of oak leaves joined together at the bottom with a bow, and laying diagonal across the badge is a rifle. The badge was awarded in both bronze and silver levels, the silver grade was awarded to those who participated in combat action (non-motorized and mountain personnel) and was designed by C. E. Junker of Berlin.
Circa early WWII
Approximately: 2-3/8" x 1-7/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Vertical 'T' style pin with come under scrolling catch.
This is from a Nazi Germany collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-DMB-25-15 LBEJX4/15 RET09/21
8- (Very Fine - Excellent): Badge shows minor to moderate wear.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.