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German WW2 CLOSE COMBAT BADGE IN Bronze, Marked FLL, zinc$1,500
German WW2 CLOSE COMBAT BADGE IN Bronze, Marked FLL, zinc
This item depicted in the images below is a rare German WW2 CLOSE COMBAT BADGE IN SILVER, (Nahkampfspange in Silber). The Close Combat Clasp was introduced in late 1942 in order to award personnel who fought in hand-to-hand combat situations.
The clasp was issued in three grades – Bronze, Silver and Gold with each successive grade signifying more days spent in hand-to-hand or close combat.
Criteria for award of the clasps consisted of fifteen days of hand-to hand combat for the of the Bronze award, thirty days of hand-to-hand combat for the Silver one and fifty days of hand-to-hand combat for being awarded the Gold clasp.
Condition is XF !! For sample I put a real photo with this badge.
Reference: Detlev Niemann in “Price Guide. Orders and decorations Germany”, 2008, page 717, catalogue price is from 500 EURO ($950 – 13 years ago !!) – in previous 2nd issue the price was $650 !!. Today the same badge in Moscow is selling for $1400 – please look at the picture bellow.
Estimate price: $1500 – $1600. Last year in Moscow the same badge in VF condition sold for $1400 !! – see the image bellow.
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For some reason the price, including the starting price, significantly dropped down !!!
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