Germany - Third Reich: Kriegsmarine Submarine U-Boat badge, mid-late war zinc form with solid swastika, vertical wide tapered brass pin fitting, no makers mark

£240.00
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Product ID: LMC/8875
Condition: gilt wash now faded, evidence of wear, Good Very Fine.
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Germany - Third Reich: Kriegsmarine Submarine U-Boat badge, mid-late war zinc form with solid swastika, vertical wide tapered brass pin fitting, no makers mark.

Condition: gilt wash now faded, evidence of wear, Good Very Fine.

The U boat badge was instituted by the Commander in Chief of the Navy, Grand Admiral Raeder on 13th October 1939. The badge was earned by a minimum of two engagements or sorties against the enemy, waved if wounded at the discretion of the boat commander, and as such it was a highly regarded and sought after award