Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) Tropical Pith Helmet Insignia Set Eagle And Shield (Hoheitsabzeichen) Certified.
Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) Tropical Pith Helmet Insignia Set Eagle And Shield. The Luftwaffe pattern national eagle was originally introduced for wear by Fliegerschaft, (Pilot Base), personnel of the DLV, Deutscher Luftsportsverband, (German Air Sports Association), the clandestine, civilian, forerunner of the Luftwaffe on August 18TH 1934 and was officially adopted for wear by all Luftwaffe personnel on March 1ST 1935. The original first pattern national eagle was utilized until a, slightly modified, second pattern national eagle was introduced in late 1936 or early 1937. Regulations dictated that the national eagle was to be worn on almost all headgear and on the right breast of almost all uniforms with a few minor exceptions. Machine embroidered, second pattern, (Circa 1936/1937-1945), Metal Luftwaffe eagle, clutching a canted swastika in one talon, with 2 prongs on reverse. Also A metal tri-colored shield with red, white and black paint with 3 prongs on reverse. This set is for the tropical issue pith helmet. in used but good condition. From a very old collection. 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 great set!