Original WWII German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) REICHSBAHN OVERSEAS/M43 CAP INSIGNIA TRAPEZOID. (Mützen Adler) Certified
Original WWII German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) REICHSBAHN OVERSEAS/M43 CAP INSIGNIA TRAPEZOID. (Mützen Adler) Certified. When Hitler and the NSDAP gained power in January 1933 the German railway system was maintained and administered by two civilian organizations, the DR, Deutsches Reichsbahn, (German National Railway), and the, DR-G, Deutsches Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft, (German National Railway-Corporation), which were overseen by the national government. Both the DR, and the DR-G were uniformed organizations responsible for all the railways within Greater Germany and eventually in the occupied areas. In February 1937 in a restructuring of the national railways the DR-G was absorbed into the DR. The uniforms and insignia of the DR personnel were modified numerous times during the Third Reich including, July 1935, June 1936, February 1941, September 1941 and February 1942. Machine woven, 50mm x 50mm, overseas or M43 trapezoid in yellow rayon thread on a dark blue/black backing. Insignia takes the typical for of the national eagle and swastika with the national cockade just below. Nice example issued with expected slight age and storage wear. 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. A Scarce Eagle!