Hand engraved and finished Flag Nail, honor badge, as presented to the War Veterans Support Association. Measures approximately 2 3/8 high and curved to fit around a flagpole. Engraved to read, Gewidmet vom Landwehr verein der Thorner Stadt niederung.
No damage but certainly cleaned at some point in time. As far as Flag Nails, it was the German tradition to mount these "Flag Nails" (Fahnenagel) on the flagpoles of the various units in commemoration of dates, events and people, and this tradition continued from the late 19th century through WW2.
At the end of WW2, all flags were confiscated, and this ended the tradition. Of Hamburg the famous author of. Thank you for trading with me. For sample I put a stick of flag with the same flag nail.
For some reason the price, including the reserve price, significantly dropped down!! Discount is available - just push button. The item "Original German WW2 engraved honour badge or Flag Nail, pennant award medal" is in sale since Friday, April 15, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Medals, Pins & Ribbons". The seller is "ww2_army" and is located in Blaine, Washington.
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