Original WWII Era German NSV MEMBER’S LAPEL PIN And Membership Card Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The NSV, National Sozialistische Volkswohlfahrt, (National Socialist People’s Welfare Organization), was an NSDAP affiliated organization formed in May 1933 from personnel of the preceding DVD. Deutscher Volkswohl Dienst, (German Social Welfare Service), instituted by Otto von Bismarck. The NSV was responsible for a wide range of Social services including the WHW, Winter Hilf Werk, (Winter Assistance Work), and worked closely with the DRK, Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, (German Red Cross). Roughly 17mm diameter, die struck alloy, NSV member’s lapel pin. The lapel pin features a fine raised outer edge encompassing, embossed, stylized, overlapping initials, “NSV”, with the “N” stylized like a wolfsangle and the “SV”, imitating the Leben-rune, (Life rune), on a smooth background field. The reverse of the pin is well marked with embossed script, “Ges. Gesch., indicating, Gesetzlich Geschützt (Protected by Law), and the RZM logo with numerical code, “83”. The reverse also has a vertical 50mm rifled stickpin soldered in place. Plus membeship I.D. Card Roughly 10cm x 15cm, two sided, cardstock construction. Original dues stamps to the reverse. Both came from the same person. issued during the Third Reich period. Nice complete example. Every German had some sort of I.D. papers but few were saved after the De-Nazifiacation of Germany after the war. These are excellent for teachers and researchers. During de-Nazification much of this type of material like so many WWII documents was destroyed. in good condition. 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. A great German RARE grouping freshly “picked” from Germany!