Original German Pre-1939 Wound Badge Awarded For Wounds In Combat
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Oiginal German Pre-1939 Wound Badge Awarded For Wounds In Combat. This German award is similar to the U.S. Purple Heart and was awarded to all German Military branches (see photos) Pre- 1939 pattern, die stamped, magnetic sheet metal construction, hollow backed badge with a black wash. The badge is in the form of an embossed, vertically oval, laurel leaf wreath encompassing an embossed profile of an M16 pattern helmet with a high relief, canted, superimposed over crossed swords on a pebbled base field. The reverse of the badge is a mirror image of the obverse and has a crimped, soldered hinge, a thin, round, vertical pin and a heavy, soldered catch all intact. Brought home by a U.S. Veteran as a war trophy. We have several and we will pick the best one for you. All in good condition with minor storage wear to the medal. Offering is for one (1) medal. An honest untouched U.S. Veteran bring back German medal. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Very limited supply. Please also see our 1939 Nazi marked versions on our web page.