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WW1 Imperial German Black Wound Badge
Item #: VF138
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Stamped magnetic sheet metal, hollow backed award with a black wash. The badge is in the form of a vertical oval with an embossed M16 pattern helmet with high relief, superimposed over crossed swords on a pebbled base field all encompassed by a vertically oval laurel leaf wreath. The reverse of the badge is a mirror image of the obverse. The reverse has the standard thin round vertical pin, hinge and catch all intact.
The wound badge was originally established on March 3RD 1918 by King Wilhelm II to recognize the sacrifice of those wounded during WWI. The badge was instituted in three classes, black, silver and gold, with the class bestowed reflecting the number or severity of the wounds received.
Shipping Weight: 0.8 lb
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