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Article about: Got this pin not too long ago. Does anyone know when or what it's for? Thanks for reading!!

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    Got this pin not too long ago. Does anyone know when or what it's for? Thanks for reading!!
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    A membership pin of some sorts for 1913. The key is finding out what T.V.P. is.

    I searched the maker (W. Hartmann, Hannover) but couldn't find anything.
    "Please", Thank You" and proper manners appreciated

    My greatest fear is that one day I will die and my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them

    "Don't tell me these are investments if you never intend to sell anything" (Quote: Wife)

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    Turnerbund, sports organization.
    Here is a Turnerbund buckle. The four "F"s represent "Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei" (fresh, pious, cheerful, free)".
    Ralph.


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    Searching for anything relating to, Anton Boos, 934 Stamm. Kp. Pz. Erz. Abt. 7, 3 Kompanie, Panzer-Regiment 2, 16th Panzer-Division (My father)

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    As said above, the "4F" logo tells us it's from a gymnastics club, for whose name the acronym "T.V.P." stands.

    It's very likely that "T.V." means "Turnverein" and "P." stands for the location.

    The inscription "Für treue Mitgliedschaft" [= "For faithful membership"] tells us it's an honor pin presented to longtime members.

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