Original German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Enamel RZM Marked Membership Badge Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History.
Original German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Enamel RZM Marked Membership Badge Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The NSDAP, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker’s Party), was originally founded in Munich as the DAP, Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (German Worker’s Party), on January 5TH 1919. When Adolf Hitler joined the DAP in the autumn of 1919 he was to reform what was basically a debating society into an active political party. Appointed as the first chairman of the party on July 29TH 1921 Hitler was to restructure it along para-military lines in a hierarchy of four levels of government. Of Note: In late 1934 items manufactured for the NSKK, including membership pins, came under the quality control of the RZM, Reichzeugmeisterei, (National Equipment Quartermaster) and as a result were marked with the RZM logo when appropriate. Standard issue membership badge awarded to all personnel on acceptance as an official party member. 24mm diameter, die struck alloy badge NSDAP membership badge with multi-colored enamel work. Badge features a red, circular outer border with embossed silvered script, “National-Sozialistiche-D.A.P.”, encompassing a white enamel field with canted black enamel swastika. pin-back devise is not there (most likely an un-finnished vrsion picked up in the factory by a G.I (priced accordingly) . RZM marked With maker code M1/172 for maker Walter & Henlein, Gablonz am Neiße. In very good but used condition. Nice used example showing the expected but mild storage age and wear . 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. VERY RARE MAKER! Don’t Miss It!