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WW1 Wound Badge in Black 'D.R.G.M.'


 This is a nice example of a First World War black wound badge (Verwundeten Abzeichen in Schwarz 1918). The Woundbadge was instituted on 3 march 1918. The badge was instituted in three classes with the class bestowed reflecting the number or severity of the wounds received. The classes consisted of a black badge for one or two wounds, a silver badge for three or four wounds and a gold badge for five or more wounds or loss of a limb. The magnetic steel badge is complete with its functional pin and catch. The catch is nicely 'D.R.G.M.' marked (Deutches Reich Gebrauchs Muster). Nice example in very good condition!

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