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eMedals-Germany, Luftstreitkräfte. A Prussian Pilot’s Commemorative Badge, Published Example, by C.E. Juncker

Item: M0061-8

Germany, Luftstreitkräfte. A Prussian Pilot’s Commemorative Badge, Published Example, by C.E. Juncker

Sale Date: July 5, 2019 Hammer Price

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Germany, Luftstreitkräfte. A Prussian Pilot’s Commemorative Badge, Published Example, by C.E. Juncker

(Flieger-Erinnerungsabzeichen). Constructed of nickel brass, the obverse consisting of a richly-detailed oval laurel and oak leaf wreath, joined together at the bottom by a bowtie ribbon, topped by a German State Crown, overlaid by a bronzed eagle in mid-flight over a hollow background, above a rural landscape, the reverse with a raised barrel hinge and vertical pinback meeting a round wire catch, stamped with a maker’s mark of “C.E. JUNCKER, BERLIN, measuring 45.50 mm (w) x 71.49 mm (h), weighing 28.0 grams, minor oxidation evident, in overall extremely fine condition.

 

Footnote: Published as a quintessential example of this award, the badge appears on pages 274-277 of Stephen Thomas Previtera’s “Imperial Sky: Flight Badges of the Imperial German and Bavarian Armies, Volume 1”, 2012.

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