That is a stunning example Horst. I always wanted one of those when I collected HJ
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem
Very handsome badge indeed Horst. Super sharp photos as well!
Courage is not the lack of fear, it is the ability to take action, no matter the cost.
Thanks fellas - looks great on one of my Political Uniform-
"He who hesitates is lost - is not only lost but miles from the next exit"
A wonderful badge. I never had the opportunity to buy an original.
LIFE'S LOSERS NEVER LEARN FROM THE ERROR OF THEIR WAYS.
I remember holding one of these back in the late 1970's/very early 80's, and I was struck by the sheer quality of it. Sadly it was out of my price range at the time as the seller wanted £80 for it.
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Superb badge! Top notch condition and rare as frog hair! Nice pick up!
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
Beautiful badge produced in tombak.
Us and them - and after all we’re only ordinary men. Me, and you - God only knows it’s not what we would choose to do. Forward he cried from the rear, and the front rank died, and the general sat and the lines on the map moved from side to side.
- US & THEM, THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - PINK FLOYD
Here's a severely worn version.
I've never had the chance to see one of these so thank you for the great photos Horst. Is the blue behind the central disc enamel or metal or what?
Looking for LDO marked EK2s and items relating to U-406.....