German WW2 Silver Single Tank Destruction Badge. This original single tank destruction badge was acquired by the Vendor, from whom. S Senator along with other items. The metal insignia is on the original ribbon which is silver bullion and black wool or cotton. It is silver wire thread.The previous vendor black light tested the item. Only surface rust or oxidisation is evident on the tank and a small.
Amount on the reverse side which has a small metal plate holding it firmly. It is otherwise in good condition. Both the metal tank and the plate test magnetic. The badge was awarded to German Army or Elite infantry forces and instituted on.
9th March 1942 to honour individuals who single-handedly destroyed an enemy tank. There is no doubt that you had to be incredibly brave. The silver badge was made retro-active to the beginning of the invasion of the. Soviet Union on 22nd June 1941. As individuals earned multiple badges it became evident that a higher award.
On 18th December 1943, therefore, a gold class was instituted. To signify the single-handed destruction of five tanks. The tank destruction badge consists of a blackened 43mm x 18mm Panzer. Mk 1V attached to a 103mm x 30mm silver ribbon. The metal tank is attached.
To the ribbon by three prongs bent over the small oblong reverse plate. And covered with black cotton. The silver ribbon includes a 4mm black cotton. Stripe running horizontally 2mm from the upper and lower edges of the ribbon.
Ribbon Dimensions: 103mm length x 30mm width approx. The item condition is as per the photographs and the above description. Once the item is in their possession and received from me.
Thank you for your interest. The item "WW2 German Silver Single Tank Destruction Badge" is in sale since Thursday, March 11, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Badges". The seller is "mili500" and is located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire. 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, Cayman islands, 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, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.