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WWII Nazi German DRK Deutsches Rotes Kreuz EM Portepee
Item #: JT381
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Portepee consists of the main components of, strap, slide, stem, crown, and ball all worked in matte silver/aluminum wire and blue threads. The portepee is in overall mint condition.
The DRK, "Deutsches Rotes Kreuz" (German Red Cross), a voluntary civil assistance organization originally instituted in 1864, was officially acknowledged by the Geneva Convention in 1929. In December 1937 it gained status as a legally recognized organization by the NSDAP. As with other essential services in Third Reich Germany, it came under control of the NSDAP in late 1938 under the auspices of the Ministry of the Interior’s Social Welfare Organization.
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
Your Price $250.00 USD