Outstanding Almost Mint Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge In Sliver Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History
Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge In Sliver Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Infantry Assault Badge in silver was introduced on December 20TH 1939 by Generaloberst Walther von Brauchitsch, for award to Officers, and EM/NCO’s of non-motorized, Infantry and Mountain Infantry units. Criteria for the award varied, with the main qualification being participation in three separate Infantry assaults. Of Note: On June 1ST 1940 a bronze version of the Infantry Assault Badge was introduced for award to Officer’s, and EM/NCO’s of Motorized Infantry units. Original L/56 Infantry Assault Badge, It’s a typical mid-later war piece, made of solid zinc. The obverse retains ALL of the original silver finish, which has some attractive age toning. . The reverse of this L/56 Infantry Assault Badge also has ALL of original silvering, with no zinc showing through. It’s nicely maker marked “L/56” in raised lettering beneath the pin, indicating manufacture by the firm of Funke & Brüninghaus in Lüdenscheid. The hardware setup is typical for this maker, with a crimped in hinge and catch, and a round wire pin. This badge remains in very good overall ALLMOST MINT condition, and is as nice of a representative example of this type we have seen! 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. Scarce Maker! ALLMOST MINT CONDTION VERY NICE! YOU WANTED THE BEST, WE GIVE YOU THE BEST!