U Boat War Badge with Diamonds. ORIGINAL QUALITY.

£495.00

U Boat War Badge with Diamonds. ORIGINAL QUALITY.

Admiral Doenitz personally formulated the idea for this special grade of the U Boat badge. It was bestowed only 29 times. The recipients were, with one or two exceptions, outstanding U boat Commanders who had demonstrated personal bravery of the very highest order.

The award is the standard design of U Boat badge but die struck from solid silver and finished to an exceptionally high standard. Instead of the small integral swastika found on the standard badge, this special version has a separate and slightly over-sized swastika which is set with 9 small diamonds- the whole assembly being soldered to the badge. The U Boat War Badge with diamonds was manufactured exclusively by Schwerin of Berlin and the example offered has the maker's name impressed into the reverse together with the silver content mark '800'. It is fitted with a large flat pin also marked with the silver content mark '800'. The badge is finished in matt gilt with hand burnished highlights.

The items listed in this section of our web site represent the finest Imperial and Third Reich German awards, badges and decorations available from the 'Regalia Specialist' . Although not sold as original, these items are of exceptional quality - conforming exactly to original specifications and usually include some minor tarnishing or wear and tear. What you will receive is a beautiful piece usually offered for a fraction of the price that a similar or identical item might be offered for elsewhere. Many of the items listed in this section are either special one- off purchases or are available only in very limited quantities and cannot be replaced when sold.

U Boat War Badge with Diamonds. ORIGINAL QUALITY.
CODE : T1020

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