Rare German WW2 Legion Condor tank badge 2nd hollow version
This item depicted in the images is an extremely rare German WW2 “Condor Legion” tank badge.
This badge was awarded to tank crews of the German Legion Condor division. A total of 415 badges were awarded in silver version and only one golden badge was awarded to Oberst v. Thoma.
The Condor division was a German unit that half – secretly fought in the Spanish Civil War between 1936-1940. It tested many of the weapons later on used in the Blitzkrieg campaigns between 1939-1941. The badge has some wear but in an excellent condition.
Has a rear stickpin with wide barrel hinge, rounded “C” catch and 45 degree pin lie. In good condition with some patina on the rear.
The item is bought on Affiliated Auction in USA – please look at the screenshot.
REFERENCE: Detlev Niemann “Price Guide. Orders and decorations Germany” 2008, page 500, catalogue price is LP. Angolia’s book “For Fuhrer and Fatherland” (p. 41), the M. Tucker book, “German Combat Badges of the Third Reich” (p. 94-95), as well as the new book by Adrian Forman, “Bravery Courage and Valour” (p. 88).
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