Item Id: AB24041

Blockade Runners Badge And Stick Pin in Case of Issue

$729.49

The Blockade Runner’s Badge was instituted by Adolf Hitler on April 1st 1941 for award to Naval personnel and Merchant marines who met specific criteria, the most important being returning a ship to Germany after running an enemy blockade.

 

WWII German Kriegsmarine Blockade Runners Badge with stickpin by Fec. Otto Placzek, die-struck construction in zinc and tombak. The obverse of the decoration has a burnished silver finish. The reverse with the makers mark “Fec. Otto Placzek Berlin Ausf. Schwerin Berlin” with a tapered vertical pin and soldered barrel hinge and hook, accompanied by a large minature stickpin. The presentation case is constructed of wood with a black fux leather cover and linned with blue rayon and purple felt base. Both the stickpin and badge is in very good condition with light signs of age.

 

Close to impossible to find in better condition!!