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ONSV6778

Original German WWII Early NSDAP Party Enamel Membership Badge Pin by Deschler & Sohn

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Original Item: Only One Available. This is a very nice original German WWII Era NSDAP (Nazi) Party Enameled Badge Pin, made before the RZM numbering system was put into place in late 1934. This is the first time we have had a full size pin that was not RZM marked.  The back has the full manufacturer information:

DESCHLER u. SOHN
MÜNCHEN
GES.
GESCH.

Deschler & Sohn of Munich would later be assigned RZM number M1/52. The "GES. GESCH." is short for Gesetzlich Geschützt (Protected By Law), indicating that the pin was a trademarked design.

The NSDAP, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker’s Party), was originally founded in Munich as the DAP, Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (German Worker’s Party), on January 5TH 1919. When Adolf Hitler joined the DAP in the autumn of 1919 he was to reform what was basically a debating society into an active political party. Appointed as the first chairman of the party on July 29TH 1921 Hitler was to restructure it along para-military lines in a hierarchy of four levels of government.

This example is a standard issue membership badge, awarded to all personnel on acceptance as an official party member. It is a 24mm diameter, die struck brass alloy badge NSDAP membership badge with multi-colored enamel work. The badge features a translucent red, circular outer border with embossed silvered script, NATIONAL-SOZIALSTISCHE-D.A.P., encompassing a white enamel field with canted black enamel Hakenkreuz (swastika). In very good condition, the plating is still partly intact on the front and on the sides, with lots of plating on the rear. Overall good condition enamel with only a bit of chipping and scratching, and the back has a very nice "safety pin" style attachment, which would work on any type of clothing.

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