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A nice one here by Steinhauer & Lück Lüdenscheid! The Silver Infantry Assault Badge was awarded to foot infantrymen who had taken part in combat action on different days and met the required award criteria. It is constructed out of a die struck, zinc-alloy base that has been silver washed. The oval shaped obverse depicts a rifle and bayonet below a Heer closed winged eagle clutching a mobile swastika within its talons. This is all surrounded by an acorn and oak leaf wreath that is tied together at the bottom. The semi-hollow back reverse displays a crimped steel sheet metal hinge, a crimped buntmetall round wire catch and sturdy round wire steel pin. They all remain in well working condition. The details and silver wash continue to display wonderfully! It measures approximately 2 7/16 inches tall by 1 7/8 inches wide. See page 266 of Sascha Weber’s 3rd edition “The Infantry Assault Badges”. Nice!
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