Luftwaffe Pilot Badge by B & N L

$1,450.00

1 in stock

Description

Luftwaffe Pilot Badge by B & N L.  This Pilot’s Badge B&NL is a top early quality piece, in outstanding condition. It’s made of a brass alloy known as tombac and likely dates from the prewar era based on the quality materials used. The beautifully detailed central eagle and swastika emblem retains nearly a good amount of the original finish showing wear to high points exposing the golden tones of the base metal. The wreath retains full original detail nice portion of the original silvering which has great original luster and age toning. The reverse of this Pilots Badge is nicely marked behind the eagle with a crisp “B&N L” stamp indicating manufacture by the firm of Berg & Nolte, in Lüdenscheid. The hardware setup is intact and functional, with a barrel hinge and round wire pin and catch. The typical rivets are nice and tight and this badge is completely free of any damage or repair. This fine badge displays extremely well, and could be the centerpiece of a collection of Luftwaffe awards. The condition is a strong excellent.  LH11521

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