Original WWII German Army (Heer) OFFICER’S BREAST EAGLE. (Hoheitsabzeichen) Bullion Certified
Original WWII German Army (Heer) OFFICER’S BREAST EAGLE. (Hoheitsabzeichen) Bullion Certified. The German army originally adopted a slightly modified version of the NSDAP’s, national eagle by order on February 17TH 1934, with instructions to have it applied to all steel helmets, visor caps, and tunics by May 1ST 1934. Later amendments to the introductory order stipulated that the national eagle was also to be worn on all field caps, the sports uniform and the black panzer wrap. The eagle came in three distinct designs with two having slightly different out-stretched wings and the third with down-swept wings. Generally Officer’s ranks utilized hand or machine embroidered breast eagles while EM/NCO’s ranks utilized machine embroidered or machine woven breast eagles. During the war the breast eagles were manufactured in a variety of slightly different manufacturing techniques and colorations. Hand embroidered, national breast eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it’s talons in bright, silver/aluminum bullion and wire threads with accent threads mounted on a cut-out dark blue/green badge cloth base. Uniform removed. Typical use wear, good combat worn condition. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic. 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.