Original WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) Party 1935 NATIONAL LABOR DAY COMMEMORATIVE BADGE Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) Party 1935 NATIONAL LABOR DAY BADGE Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. As was done at the time any group or organization holding an event would normally produce a badge or lapel pin to commemorative the event. These badges/lapel pins would be worn by participants, or given away or sold to promote the event or raise funds as required. (Arbeitstag Abzeichen) A solid struck aluminum badge in the form of a 34mm x 47mm vertical oval. Arching across the top of the badge is “Tag Der Arbeit” (Day Of Labor), underneath of which are three figures – a heavy laborer with an apron and sledgehammer, a planner or supervisor with a rolled paper, and a farm worker with an apron and sheaves of barley. They represent the combined forces of labor, management and farm workers. Underneath the figures is an eagle clutching a wreathed swastika, the wreath partially descending below the limits of the oval, with “19” to one side of it and “35” to the other. The artist/designer’s initials, “RK,” may be seen to the left above the eagle’s outstretched wing. Maker marked. A scarce bade from the early days of Hitler’s power 1935. We have obtained a collection of a few of these and we will pick the best one for you, the maker mark might vary. All in good condition as pictured. Typical age toning and some storage wear. a very Nice example. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. 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.