Original German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) DAF MEMBER’S LAPEL PIN. (Mitgliednadel) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) DAF MEMBER’S LAPEL PIN. (Mitgliednadel) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The “Deutsche Arbeitsfront” (German Labor-front), originally founded in 1933, became an official NSDAP organization in October 1934. Its stated purpose was to educate the workers in industry and commerce in furtherance of the smooth and efficient operation of all labor in the Third Reich. It also controlled the KdF, “Kraft durch Freude” (Strength through Joy) organization which provided recreation for workers. However, DAF’s most important goal was to enforce the political stability of the large mass of work force. A die-struck, nickel/silver plated alloy pin which features the DAF emblem of a cut-out, mobile swastika within a fourteen-toothed cog, 18mm in diameter. Where the cog is smooth, the swastika has raised edges within which is a cross-hatched pattern. A 50mm long rifled pin is soldered to the reverse center of the swastika. One of the classic metal insignia from the third Reich in used condition. Typical light age toning plus wear during use. Nice example issued with expected storage wear. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. 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. A Classic BADGE!