Genuine WW2 silver grade Wehrmacht. Infanterie Sturmmabzeichen (Infantry Assault Badge) marked MK on rear, with intact pin. The silver class was instituted in December 1939 and was awarded to infantry soldiers according to one of the following criteria. To have taken part in at least three infantry assaults (including counter-attacks). At least three armed reconnaissance operations.
Engaged in hand-to-hand combat in an assault position, or. Participated on three separate days in the reestablishment of combat positions. This is a zinc-based silver Infantry Assault Badge that marked MK (within a triangle) on the reverse in raised letters.
This stands for Mettal und Kunstoff and this type is referred to as the MK in triangle. Has the oval shaped crimping area around the hinge; the same type can be seen in the book The Infantry Assault Badge by Sascha Weber on page 72, it has the typical bubbling to the finish on the reverse common to this maker. Measuring approx 48 mm (w) x 63 mm (h); weighing 30.1 grams; in overall near good condition. Please see my other listings for German/US military badges.
If you have any queries do not hesitate to contact me. The item "Genuine WW2 German Army Silver Infantry Assault Combat Badge" is in sale since Saturday, November 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Badges". The seller is "rapier106" and is located in Camberley.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Cayman islands.