An original Verwundetenabzeichen in Silber, it appears...
Yes, looks good to me.
Shes beat, but I believe it to be authenic.
Looks good. Unmarked B.H.Mayer perhaps?
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
Many thanks for your verification. I guess there would be many of these, perhaps in the millions?
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
I will coat it with some vaseline like you said.
I have had this for many years and is the first war badge I ever bought.
Thanks for the tip. It seems I have a lot to learn about the characteristics of Third Reich militaria and the conservation of its products!