Original WWII German Stick Pin Version Of The 1939 Black Wound Badge Awarded For Wounds In Combat. This German award is similar to the U.S. Purple Heart and was awarded to all German Military branches (see photos) 1939 pattern, die stamped, magnetic sheet metal construction, solid backed badge with a black wash. The badge is in the form of an embossed, vertically oval, laurel leaf wreath encompassing an embossed profile of an M35 pattern helmet with a high relief, canted, swastika to the center, superimposed over crossed swords on a pebbled base field. The reverse of the badge is maker marked and has a thin, round, stick pin that is intact. in good condition with minor storage wear to the medal. Note this was very difficult to photograph but it is in great condition (just small). An honest untouched rare badge. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.Scarce in stick pin form!