NSBO stickpin. The NSBO (Nationalsozialistische Betriebszellenorganisation) was formed by Nazi factory workers in 1928 as a counter to democratic and Christian labor unions. This stickpin was for wear on civilian clothes. For some reason the emblem is soldered upside down on the pin! Condition II
General Assault Badge miniature stickpin. Soldiers who had won the General Assault Badge could purchase miniatures like this for wear on civilian clothes. Nice silver finish with a little darkening on the back. Condition I-
Honor Cross of World War I (“Hindenburg Cross”) with swords. Instituted in July 1934 by Reichs President Field Marshall von Hindenburg to honor participants in the World War. The class with swords was for combatants. The medal is bronze wash over iron, with a logo Erbe (manufacturer’s name). Slightly soiled ribbon. Condition II
Eastern Front Campaign Medal with matching issue envelope. The envelope is marked Fritz Zimmermann, Stuttgart on the back, and the medal’s suspension ring is marked with a 6 for the Fritz Zimmermann company. The medal has lost much of its finish, and the envelope is slightly torn near the top. A short length of issue ribbon is included. Condition II-
Deutsches Frauenwerk badge. Enamel membership badge of the German Women’s Work league. The Deutsches Frauenwerk organization was formed in 1938 because Hitler was aware that women would need to replace men in the workforce as he contemplated armed conflict. This badge is pinback, with the RZM mark. There is also a makers code, but it’s hard to read...