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ARMY GENERAL ASSAULT WAR BADGES
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(T264) A German Army General Assault Badge in Silver being the type ascribed to the Rudolf Karneth firm as the badge has a nice counter-sunk ball hinge and hook, which is similar to those found on those panzer badge as marked by the company. This is the nice earlier version with silver plating over the zinc metal. The eagle's eye is still fairly clear, whereas later versions show more die wear. The badge has frosted and burnished highlights and could do with a mild clean. GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)
(T661) A General Assault Badge by the maker RS in its Paper Packet of Issue. The packet has had the top ripped off as can be seen from the scan, the rest is complete, you still have the award's designation in red ink to the front and the maker's name to the reverse. The badge is the type with the rounded R and S below the hinge. The hinge is mounted in the unique place of the shoulders of the badge. There is a nice retaining hook. The badge is of mid war quality and construction. A scarce variation to find, even more so with the paper packet. GBP 275.00 (UK Pounds)

(N265) General Assault Badge being a very rare to find 75 engagements. The badge is a text book example and is in very good condition with only minor wear & tear, These badges do not come up very often . This been left for collectors ref

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ARMY GENERAL ASSAULT WAR BADGES
Instituted on 1st June 1940

The general assault award was awarded to troops who did not qualify for the Infantry or Tank battle badges and had taken part in three engagement on three seperate days. This badge was also awarded for the single handed destruction of a tank but was replaced with the tank destruction strip later on in the war. The award was in silver although Bronze versions exist and were awarded. To see picture of the award being worn please use the picture link to the left.
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