Scarce Large 1936 Olympics Games German Pin as Worn by Sailors on U-394 & U-710
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Scarce Large 1936 Olympics Games German Pin as Worn by Sailors on U-394 & U-710

Code: spa10001l

$275.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a scarce, large size pin for the 1936 Olympics as worn by the German sailors of U-394 and U-710. The 1936 Olympics were held in Germany, both Summer and Winter. U-710 was launched on May 12, 1942 and met her end off of Iceland less than one year later, bombed by a British B-17. U-394 was launched June 19, 1943 and was sunk off Norway, also by the British, on September 2, 1944. No one survived from either U-boat. The pin was made by Carl Poellath.

VINTAGE: Circa 1936.

SIZE: Approximately 11/16" in height and 1-3/4" in length.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Plated brass, enamel.

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with C catch.

MARKINGS: C P (for Carl Poellath), GES GESCH.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a sports and Olympics collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCJX13 LBGEX12/13

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pin has some light wear only.

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