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


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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.
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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 SBCEX12/02/21

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.