A First Pattern Kriegsmarine E-Boat Badge; French Made
A First Pattern Kriegsmarine E-Boat Badge; French Made - An Interesting example of what is termed the French manufactured E Boat 1st Pattern. The badge follows the design of the original German 1st Pattern and is nicely constructed with a top hook and horizontal pin. The badge is of early quality construction and is the type illustrated in the Niemann Price Guide for German Awards 1871-1945 on page 907, where a similar example can be seen that has the same die faults as the one illustrated. 41.24 x 55.30mm, 22.50 Grams, near very fine.