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WW1 TO 1930'S EXTREMELY SCARCE TANK BADGE (KAMPFWAGEN- ABZEICHEN) BY AURICH. Issued or privately purchased after 1921 to commemorate those soldiers that served in the German tank crews during WW1. Sepp Dietrich the SS commander, was a famous recipient of this badge and is almost always pictured wearing his large, hollow construction, of a tombac or copper/brass metal with a silvered finish. Obverse features a scull and crossbones to the top of an oval shaped wreath. To the centre of the badge is a German A7V tank. Reverse is a flat back design with a small ventilation hole beneath the 'C' catch, similar to the WW1 Pilot/Observer Bages. Functional needle style pin and catch. Maker marked 'A.Aurich Dresden'. Obverse shows some moderate wear to the raised detail, revealing to the base metal. O/a age relate patina to the silvered finish. Grade II- (P)
 SOLD at A$1700