Scarce Original WWII German NS-RKB 40 YEAR MEMBER’S PIN. (Mitgliednadel) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Scarce Original WWII German NS-RKB 40 YEAR MEMBER’S PIN. (Mitgliednadel) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The DRKB, “Deutscher Reichskriegerbund” (German National-veterans’-league), was formed during WWI, and was based on the DKB, “Deutscher Kriegerbund,” originally formed after the Franco-Prussian war in the 1870s. By 1936 it had incorporated most of the varied veterans’ associations into it, and was itself re-named the NS-RKB, “Nationalsozialistische-Reichskriegerbund,” in 1938. A gilt washed and enameled, 24mm x 20mm, lapel pin comprised of a gilt washed oak-leaf wreath encompassing a translucent red enamel shield, bordered in silver, with a silver bordered black enamel Iron Cross with a mobile swastika to its center. To the bottom of the pin is the number “40” in gilt on a black enamel, bordered in gilt, circular base. The reverse is marked with “Ges. Gesch” and “5”. Its pin-back device is fully intact. Nice example U.S. Veteran bring-back . Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. 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. OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE! RARE BADGE!