Original WWII German SCHUTZPOLIZEI DES REICHS (Police) NCO’S Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. NCO ranks of Unterwachtmeister to Hauptwachtmeister, (equivalent to the army ranks of Unteroffizier & Oberfeldwebel, respectively), wore the sleeve insignia in the appropriate branch of service color while Officer’s ranks from Polizei Meister to Oberst wore the insignia in bright silver and the ranks of Generalmajor to Generaloberst wore gilt insignia. Originally the police sleeve eagles worn by NCO’s included the name of the location where they were stationed but regulations of November 10TH 1941 abolished the name for all but the Freiwillingen Feuerwehren, (Volunteer Fire Brigades). Post-November 1941 pattern, machine embroidered police eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted swastika in it’s talons, encompassed by a vertically oval, oak-leaf wreath in green cotton truppenfarbe, (Branch of service color), threads with black eye and swastika detailing, mounted on a cut-out, vertically oval grey/green wool base. Nice used example showing the expected age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran 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.