(CS1044) A late war Cased Gold Wound Badge. The case is the vacuum seal type with the paper hinge and silk covering. Unfortunately, as is often the case, the paper has split, leaving just the silk holding the case together. The case has handling, wear, tear and scuffing as can be seen. Within the case, it is marked to the underside of the cut out to take the wound badge, 239 and 629KB. The wound badge is a mid to late war example maker marked 65. The badge only retains approximately 30% of its gold finish. The hinge and hook are cast in. Nice to find a late war gold wound badge in the correct pattern case. GBP £150.00 (UK Pounds)
(S194) A Gold Wound Badge by the maker No. 107, this one is a late war zinc example with a cast in hinge and hook. The badge only retains a small amount of its original gilt finish, leaving it a pale lemon colour, mostly. GBP £99.00 (UK Pounds)
GERMAN WOUND BADGES IN WORLD WAR II
Product Code: 21738
First established by Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1918, the badge for wounded soldiers was re-established by the Wehrmacht during the Spanish Civil War, and then later at the beginning of the Second World War. It was awarded in three grades depending on the number and/or type of injuries in wartime. This...
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