Original WWII German 1939 Black Wound Badge With Original Issue Envelope Awarded For Wounds In Combat Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History
Original WWII German 1939 Black Wound Badge With Original Issue Envelope 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) 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 M35 pattern helmet with a high relief, canted, swastika to the center, 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. Still has it’s original issue envelope maker LDO (Funcke & Brüninghaus) . in good condition with minor storage wear to the medal. . 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. EXCELLENT CONDITION! RARE WITH ENVELOPE!