RAD MEDALS & MEMBERSHIP BADGES,  
Jamie Cross Collectables 
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STATE LABOUR SERVICE AWARDS
Awarded in 4 classes for 4 years (Bronze medal) 12 years (Silver medal) , 18 years (Silver medal) and 25 years (Gold Medal) and in a type for men and a type for woman,

(MC42) A Nice RAD Man's Service Medal in Silver for 12 and 18 Years service respectively. The award is the zinc type with a cast in eye ring. As is often the case with some of these late war cast zinc examples, it is splitting down the edge seam which was originally sheared out when it was ejected. It is still solid though. Becoming scarce to find. This was part of a group picked up by someone who was obviously in charge of de-nazification or had light fingers! GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(S356) A Very Rare example of a privately purchased RAD Man's 25 Year Gold Service Medal. The medal is of gilt oxidised and polished finish being of lightweight construction with the highlights burnished, like to the lettering to the reverse, the swastika to the spade and the ears of corn etc. This award is also ring marked L/11 for the firm of Deumer. A very nice example to find, especially a lightweight privately purchased example. GBP 495.00 (UK Pounds)

OTHER LABOUR AWARDS

(P471) A Superb example of a Silver Bayern Labour Service Medal. The medal is silver hallmarked on the side 900 silver. It has a separately applied enamel shield with the Bayern colours soldered into the centre. There is no enamel damage to this shield. The award was given for 25 years service to Bayern industry and coincidentally, it is still award omission of the swastika that's at the base. A fine pretty scarce award. GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(P683) A Document and Award Grouping to a member of the German Blood and Soil Association. The nice award document has the recipient's name written in ink and is dated for 1/10/1937 and was for 5 years service in the Rheinland area. It is signed by the Kreisbauernfuhrer and has a nice document stamp to it. With it, comes a little cased medallion with in bronze metal for true service. The award is contained in a little domed paper hinge case with a cut out to take the award. GBP 375.00 (UK Pounds)

LABOUR MEMBERSHIP BADGES

(CS1226) An oval Late war zinc and painted badge given for the members of the RAD German State Labour Service who had done their obligatory service quota of so many months or years depending. The badge is of very nice quality and shows a black enamelled spade with ears of corn on a white oval background with a red ouer field. The enamelling is all in very good condition and the badge is in nice condition overall and Ges Gesch marked to the reverse GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1366) A Nice example of an Officer's RAD enamel Cap Badge. The badge was recently attached to a sample board. To the reverse, the badge has its double prongs all intact and is double marked A, A&S as well as 39 RADJ. To the front, the enamelling is nice and clean, with no chips or scratches. The ears of corn still retain much of their silver plated finish. Scarce example. Nice to find a double marked example, especially in this condition. GBP 125.00(UK Pounds)

(G251) A DAF/Handworkers Day Pin showing both emblems mounted onto a piece of semi precious amber. To the base is a little card with the wording GARANTIERT ECHT BERNSTEIN N B J .The piece is very nice and unusual. GBP 20.00 (UK Pounds)

(L896) An unusual RAD or DAF Badge showing a farmer spreading wheat seeds on his field, with a red enamelled background, with a silver swastika behind. I have not seen this badge before, but the quality is very very good. The badge is about 1.5 cm by about 2 cm in diameter and unmarked. The enamel is in perfect condition. The Badge has been removed from a shop display board that we recently acquired along with many other items. GBP75.00 (UK Pounds)

(L914) A RAD Tradition Cap Badge for the state labour service for the unit of Ost Prussia arbeits gau 1. The badge is complete with both fixing prongs to the reverse. There is no enamel damage. I found a price reference to the badge in the book "Katalog Der Abzeichen Deutscher Organisationen 1871-1945 dated 1997 which gave the badge a value of 180 dm. The badge has been removed from a shop display board that we recently acquired along with many other items GBP 90.00 (UK Pounds)

(P120) An NSBO Membership Badge. The badge shows the hand over a cogwheel holding a hammer. The badge is of nice quality and construction and is slightly larger than most encountered. GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)

(S710) A Stickpin Membership Badge for a member of the German RAD. The large tiepin badge shows the enamelled spade with two ears of corn one on either side. The badge has no enamel damage, although there is some age cracking. It has a nice stickpin fixing to the reverse and is of superb quality. It measures about 23 mm wide and as such, it is a nice impressive badge. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

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