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Rare, Early WWII "Hollow Back" Nazi Army/SS Combat Infantry Badge in Stamped Zinc
ARTIFACT: 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.
VINTAGE: Circa early WWII
SIZE: Approximately: 2 3/8" x 1 7/8"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Stamped zinc
ATTACHMENT: Vertical 'T' style pin with come under scrolling catch.
ITEM NOTES: 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
CONDITION: 8- (Very FineExcellent): Badge shows minor to moderate wear.