Original WWII German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) RARE DELUXE WOOL RLB Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original WWII German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) RLB Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Formed in late 1932 the Deutscher Luftschutzverband (German Air Protection League), was a voluntary organization designed to provide civil air raid protection in large civilian centers. Shortly after Hitler ascension to power the Deutscher Luftschutzverband was restructured and placed under the supervision of the Reichsluftfahrtministerium, (National Ministry of Aviation), under the control of Hermann Göring. On April 29TH 1933 the Deutscher Luftschutzverband was renamed RLB, Reichs Luftschutz Bund, (National Air Raid Protection League), and was given status as an official, national, organization tasked with all aspects of civil air raid defence. The RLB remained a voluntary organization with a small cadre of paid, full-time, uniformed, officials to oversee the organizations functions until June 1935 when obligatory service was introduced. First pattern, (Circa 1933-1938), mid-blue cotton construction RLB EM/NCO’s armband features a machine woven first pattern RLB emblem to the obverse center. The RLB emblem is in the form of a forty-eight point, white, star burst pattern base with the stylized, navy blue initials, “RLB” to the center, positioned above a small, canted, navy blue swastika. This is the VERY RARE wool deluxe version for overcoats. The armband shows light wrinkling and one tiny moth nip, but overall is a very nice example. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. 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. Don’t Miss It! ONE OF THE CLASSIC THIRD REICH ARTIFACTS! A RARE WOOL VERSION OF the RLB Armband.