Original WWII Super Deluxe Wool Nazi German RARE Political Leader Ortsgruppe Muti-Piece Construction Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran WITH RZM TAG Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History
Original WWII Deluxe Nazi German Multi-Piece Construction Political Leader Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. A U.S. vet bring back in good condition. Some slight wear in used but good condition. Deluxe version of the Nazi Political Leader Arm Band. The NSDAP had utilized the basic identifying swastika armbands as early as 1922 to be worn by party members at all rallies or political functions. Shortly afterwards, (circa 1923), Political Leader’s began wearing a new pattern armband with additional stripes that indicated functional positions within the party. In 1939 a second pattern of Political Leader’s armbands were introduced which denoted administrative or operational functions and level of government. The most recognizable pieces of insignia associated with the Nazi regime is the swastika armband. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers. A high quality wool cloth materiel. Nice quality, second pattern, multi-piece wool and rayon construction Ortsgruppe level, operational armband. Armband features a heavy red wool base with central, white, ribbed rayon circular field with canted, machine woven swastika to center. Both the white circular field and the swastika are bordered in gilt/yellow threads and swastika. Top and bottom of armband is bordered in light blue rayon piping. The armband represents an Ortsgruppe Politisches Leiter Anwärter. Nice original RZM tag. Shows the expected period use and wear but overall nice condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic, Brought home by a U.S Veteran as a trophy of war. 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. Do not miss this one! Good EXAMPLE Good but Worn CONDITION! ARM BANDS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND! DO NOT MISS IT! A VERY RARE ARMBAND! THESE RARELY MAKE IT TO OUR WEB SITE!