WWII Luftwaffe German Pilot Assmann Breast Eagle
Circa 1940-42 Luftwaffe pilot breast eagle badge, made of aluminum. Second pattern (1938 on). Length: 83 mm. Exquisite quality made by Assmann with matching marking and D.R.G.M hallmark (Deutsches Reich Gebrauchsmuster). Outstanding condition. Originally intended to be worn on the white summer dress uniform (sommeruniform), some pilots used to wear these badges in a non regulation manner on their privately purchased leather flying jacket as seen on many period pics. A certificate of Authenticity is available on request for this item.
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