Original WWII German Kriegsmarine (Navy) Breast Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Solider Certified
Original WWII German Kriegsmarine (Navy) Breast Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Solider Certified. The Kriegsmarine adopted slightly modified version of the NSDAP’s, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker’s Party), national eagle for wear on the front of the headgear and the right breast of the uniform on March 24TH 1934. The Kriegsmarine’s version of the national eagle was identical to the army version except for the coloration with the army utilizing silver, white and grey eagles while the Kriegsmarine utilized golden yellow eagles. Beginning in 1935 Kriegsmarine land based personnel, primarily Coastal Artillery units, were issued field-grey uniforms that followed the fundamental designs of the army uniforms with minor variations. The breast eagles for the field-grey uniforms was basically the same as the standard breast eagles but were worked on different colored backgrounds. The early produced breast eagles were on a dark blue/green base while later production models were on a field-grey base. A machine woven breast eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it’s talons, in golden yellow rayon threads on a woven, blue rayon base. The eagle is still on its original, gray/green, rayon and is in overall excellent, unissued condition. Nice example un-issued with expected used U.S. Veteran bring-back condition. Scarce in such good condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. 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. Gray/green background for coastal artillery!!