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Outstanding Original WWII German Metal Railway Eagle 24″ Wingspan Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History


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Outstanding Original WWII German Metal Railway Eagle 24″ Wingspan Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History.  When Hitler and the NSDAP gained power in January 1933 the German railway system was maintained and administered by two civilian organizations, the DR, Deutsches Reichsbahn, (German National Railway), and the, DR-G, Deutsches Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft, (German National Railway-Corporation), which were overseen by the national government. Both the DR, and the DR-G were uniformed organizations responsible for all the railways within Greater Germany and eventually in the occupied areas. In February 1937 in a restructuring of the national railways the DR-G was absorbed into the DR. The uniforms and insignia of the DR personnel were modified numerous times during the Third Reich including, July 1935 , June 1936, February 1941, September 1941 and February 1942. This is an excellent condition German World War Two railway eagle used to attach to the front of locomotives and box cars during the reign of the Third Reich. It measures about 24 inches across (actual measurement is about 23 and 1/2 inches. The reverse is marked with the compound elements along the bottom of the left wing which read; GAL-Mg-Si  (Gal=Galvanized Aluminum, Mg=Magnesium, Si=Silicon) and in the center of the eagle are the abbreviations LOK Locomotive, 600 (600 millimeters)  , and BLN = Berlin. All four original attachment lugs are intact. Good condition combat  used example showing some of the expected age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic  Don’t miss this one!  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.