Original German Hitler Youth 1939 HJ NATIONAL SPORT COMPETITION BADGE. (HJ Reichsportwettkampf Abzeichen) Certified. A 38mm diameter, pressed paper badge whose color and texture simulates natural leather. To its obverse, “Reichssport” (National-sport) and “Wettkampf” (Competition) arch above and to either side of a large Hitler Youth diamond and mobile swastika. The diamond sits atop the grandstand of a circular stadium, with three flags flying to either side of it. “M.Q.,” which is most likely the manufacturer’s initials, is lightly embossed beneath the rightmost grouping of flags. “HJ,” in Gothic lettering, is to the base of the badge, separating the date, “1939.” A vertical pin-back device is crimped to a circular plate glued to its reverse. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic from 1939. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.