SMGC-01 Gebirgsjager Arm badge (edelweiss flower) elite mountain troops

$35.00

11 in stock

Description

We got a whole bunch of these brand new factory bundled! These are stone cold mint examples. For this price you get 1 from this group. They are all the same. We are going to list these pretty cheap and then raise price as we sell through the inventory, so don’t wait! As with all our items, these are 100% guaranteed authentic!

The Gebirgsjager arm badgewas first introduced for wear on 2nd May 1 939. It was to be worn on the right upper arm 16 cm from the shoulder seam on the Field Blouse, the tunic and the Great coat by all qualified members of army mountain troop units.The badge consisted of an embroidered Edelweiss flower with white petals and yellow stamens, and with a pale green stem. and leaves. Surrounding the flower was a twisted mountaineering rope in matte grey thread with a silver-white piton (spike and ring). The entire design was worked on a dark green oval background. Two forms of this badge exist; the superior quality silk machine-woven type and the felt embroidered version. Reference has been seen to an all pale green machine-woven example of this badge as well as a copper-brown version also silk-woven.

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