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Original German WWII Reichsbahndirektion Augsburg (RBD Augsburg) Reichsbahn Insignia Lot - 7 Items

Item Description

Original Items: Only One Lot of 7 Available. Reichsbahndirektion Augsburg (RBD Augsburg) was a Deutsche Reichsbahn railway division within the Bavarian Group Administration in southern Germany.

The area covered by this division included the province of Swabia in Bavaria and extended into Upper Bavaria in the area around Augsburg. The southern section of the Ludwig South-North Railway ran through the divisional area along its entire length from (Gunzenhausen) via Donauwörth, Augsburg and Kempten (Allgäu) as far as Lindau.

The Deutsche Reichsbahn, also known as the German National Railway, the German State Railway, German Reich Railway, and the German Imperial Railway, was the German national railway system created after the end of World War I from the regional railways of the individual states of the German Empire. The Deutsche Reichsbahn has been described as "the largest enterprise in the capitalist world in the years between 1920 and 1932"; nevertheless its importance "arises primarily from the fact that the Reichsbahn was at the center of events in a period of great turmoil in German history".

This is a wonderful opportunity, especially for the new collectors out there wanting to add a beautiful assortment of items to their collection. Whether you are wanting to get into collecting or just add to already existing collections, you do not want to miss out on this lot.

The Items In This Lot:
- Reichsbahn Engineer & Stockers Trade Badge: A 3” diameter trade badge with a locomotive machine embroidered in golden-yellow thread.
- RBD Augsburg Sleeve Eagle: A machine woven, right facing eagle with outstretched wings and a wreathed, mobile swas in its talons, positioned above the arching script, "RBD Nürnberg." All of the threads are bright golden-yellow, against a half-moon shaped, woven black base, which is still on its section of black rayon factory roll. The insignia indicates service with the "Augsburg" division of the "Reichsbahndirektion."
- (4) Reichsbahn Officer Collar Tabs: Bevo style tabs without a swas. Unissued condition.
- Reichsbahn Pay Group Officer’s Shoulder Board: All yellow construction with 2 rank pips on a red backing.

A wonderful totally genuine grouping perfect for the German Railway collector.

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