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Original WWII German RLB LAPEL PIN. (Abziechen) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Deutscher Luftschutzverband (German Air Protection League), was a voluntary organization designed to provide civil air raid protection in large civilian centers. Roughly, 20mm diameter, die struck alloy construction, first pattern, (circa 1933-1938/39), RLB emblem, lapel pin with bright silver washed and mid-blue enameled finishes. The pin features a mid-blue, enamel base with a central, embossed, forty-eight point, silver washed, sunburst pattern with the superimposed, stylized, mid-blue enameled, initials, “RLB” to the center, positioned above a small, canted, mid-blue, enameled, swastika. The reverse of the pin is well marked with the embossed, manufacturer’s name and location and, “Ges. Gesch.”, indicating, Gesetzlich Geschützt (Protected by Law). The reverse also has a soldered, horizontal, pin back device on a circular base plate intact. In good but used condition. captured by an U.S. Veteran and brought home as a war trophy. 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 Scarce and desirable Badge!