A Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps Erinnerungsplakette 1938 mit Urkundes im Etui. The Bronze Coastal Flight Award Medallion was awarded for placing in the national NSFK Zielstrecken-Segelflug competition. It is constructed out of a die stamped aluminum alloy base that has been bronze washed and lacquered. The oval shaped obverse features a centrally placed NSFK emblem, which features; the Greek god ‘Icarus' behind a mobile swastika to his legs/feet below an arched “NSFK”, on a smooth oval backing, surrounded by “Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps Zielstrecken-Segelflug-Wettbewerb 1938” (National Socialist Flying Corps Target Routes Glider Competition 1938) on a textured background. The full back reverse reads: “Mit Unserem Führer im Gleichen Schritt und Tritt Fliegen wir für Unser Ewiges Deutschland” (In equal pace and stride with our Führer we fly for our eternal Germany), above Generalleutnant Friedrich Christiansen signature and a stamped “289”. The medallion measures 3 ¾ inches wide by 3 inches tall. The medallion comes housed in its appropriate issue case. A typical wood and pressed covered in a simulated black leather. The interior lid reads, in gold: “Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps Der Korpsführer”. There is a place for the award document behind it. Base is blue felt. Hinge and press button work well. It measures: 4 11/16 x 3 11/16 x 13/16. It comes with a certificate issued to “Wilhelm Steiner” that is numbered 207. Missing from most collections!
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