A beautiful skull cap Insignia made by the firm of Deschler & Sohn, München. This item is in very good condition.The base metal is CupAl, which is a copper coated aluminum that was used for elite insignia primarily in the late 1930s. Badges made out of CupAl are far superior in quality to their later zinc brethren.
The skull received a thick silver electroplated finish which shows some of the copper on the edges. The reverse of this skull has the makers RZM code of M1/52, as well as the RZM logo in raised relief. Both attachment prongs are firmly intact, and rest upon round solder bases. This is a very nice skull, by the premier maker of elite Insignia, Deschler and son in Munich. Found in Hungary where the German elite ground forces fought some of their last major battles.
The item "WWII German Elite Panzer Visor Hat Skull RZM Tiger Panther Wiking Hohenstaufen" is in sale since Friday, November 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Other German WWII Orig. The seller is "hotrodpropaganda" and is located in Budapest. This item can be shipped worldwide.