Germany, Wehrmacht. A Parachutist Badge, by Friedrich Linden - Type B

Item #M0213-13

(Wehrmacht Fallschirmsch├╝tzenabzeichen). Multi-piece construction; consisting of a gilded zink oak wreath with a Wehrmacht eagle clutching a swastika on the top of the wreath, and three ribbons on the bottom; affixed to the badge is a silvered zink eagle, attached via two ball-rivets to the reverse; unmarked, but displaying the typical manufacturing characteristics of late war Type B badges by Friedrich Linden of L├╝denscheid; measuring 43.27 mm (w) x 54.94 mm (h); weighing 24.2 grams; in overall very fine condition.