Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) HEAVY, MEDIUM & DIVE BOMBERS SQUADRON CLASP, IN BRONZE. (Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger, Gold) Certified
Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) HEAVY, MEDIUM & DIVE BOMBERS SQUADRON CLASP, IN BRONZE. (Frontflugspange für Kampfflieger, Gold) Certified. The Heavy, Medium and Dive Bombers Operational Flying Clasp was introduced by Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring on January 30TH 1941, along with two other clasps, in a series of eight that were instituted at different points through-out the war to recognize the increasing number of operational flights achieved by specialized Luftwaffe personnel. Die struck, two piece, Buntmetall construction clasp with a bronze finish. The clasp is in the form of a central, circular, embossed, laurel leaf wreath, with a static swastika superimposed to the bottom center, encompassing a separate, cut-out, downward pointing, winged bomb. The winged bomb is secured to the clasp with a single flush rivet which is visible on the reverse. The clasp has three parallel rows of embossed oak-leaves extending horizontally outward from either side of the central wreath. The clasp shows nice detailing. The reverse of the clasp has a soldered, solid type hinge, a broad tapering horizontal pin, and catch all intact, the catch is slightly bent. Unmarked. Some wear and expected issues. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic 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 VERY RARE CLASP!