Breast Eagles

The national eagle with swastika was a major element in the modern German uniforms of the Third Reich. While some organizations had a sleeve eagle, there are enough breast eagles in the collector market to command a dedicated category. In general, Officer eagle will be flat-wire machine sewn or hand embroidered with bullion wire. Eagles for enlisted men are machine sewn with regular thread. There are many variations and design changes through ought the time period. Metal breast eagles were also made for summer tunics and veteran associations.