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This section contains examples of both DRA and DRL badges. The Deutscher Reichsausschuss für Olympische Spiele (DRA) "German Imperial Commission for Olympic Games", was the German Olympic Sports organization for the Summer Olympics of 1916. The Nationalsozialistischer Reichsbund für Leibesübungen (NSRL), known as Deutscher Reichsbund für Leibesübungen (DRL) until 1938, was the umbrella organization for sports during the Third Reich.



DRLBADGE #38784C Bronze DRL Badge

This DRL Sports Badge is in bronze. It still retains excellent detail throughout. It is in the form of a wreath of overlapping oak leaves with the intertwined letters “DRL” in the center.

The reverse of the badge is marked “Wernstein Jenna”, “35269” and “DRGM”.

A nice example here, being a very good strike.

Near Mint. $90.00

DRLBADGE #38598C DRL Sports Badge in Silver

I have had a lot of DRL Sports Badges over the years but this is the first example I've seen in silver.

The badge consists over a pierced wreath of overlapping oak leaves with the silvered intertwined initials “DRL” in the center. The silvering is nearly 100% intact on this badge.

The reverse of the badge is marked “DRGM”. “35269” and “Wernstein, Jenna”. There is an barrel hinge with an attached straight pin and a baseless catch.

A rarely seen badge here.

Near Mint. $395.00

DRLBADGE #38597C DRL Sports Badge in Silver

It is very rare to see these DRL Badges in silver. This example has a fine gilded wreath with the pierced, intertwined initials “DRL” in the center. The silver plate on the letters has some wear; about 90% of the silver remains intact.

The reverse of the badge is marked “DRGM”, “35269” and “Wernstein, Jenna”. There is a barrel hinge with a silver straight pin and catch soldered directly to the badge.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $395.00

DRLBADGE #31456 Early DRA Badge

This bronze DRA Badge is in fine condition with good vaulting. The badge is in the form of an oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves. The center is open and has the intertwined letters “DRA”.

The reverse of the badge is marked “L. Chr Lauer, Nürnberg” and “M. Sch. 33918”. The original pin was missing from this piece so we constructed one in our shop; it is difficult to tell it is not original to the piece.

Good. $50.00

DRLBADGE #37775 DRA Sports Badge

This DRA Sports Badge is in bronze. It still retains excellent detail throughout. It is in the form of a wreath of overlapping oak leaves with the intertwined letters “DRA” in the center.

The reverse of the badge is marked “H. Werstein, Jenna”, “33918” and “DRGM”. This is the first style sports badge that was issued.

Excellent Plus. $95.00

DRLBADGE #37776 DRL Sport Badge

This DRL Sports Badge is a solid bronze example, still having good detail. It is in the forms of an oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves with a swastika at the bottom. In the center are intertwined letters “DRL”.

The reverse of the badge is marked “Petz & Lorenz u. Reichenbach”, “DRGM” and “35269”.

A good example of the type here.

Excellent Plus. $85.00

DRLBADGE #37418 DRA Badge sans Swastika

The DRA badge superseded the DRL types, and where issued with no swastika. It consists of an oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves. The letters “DRA” are intertwined in the center of the badge.

The reverse of the badge has a barrel hinge, a straight pin and a cup hook. It is marked “H. SCH. 33918” and well as “LAHR LAUER NÜREMBERG”.

DRA Badges are much more difficult to obtain than DRL examples.

Excellent. $95.00

DRLBADGE #37419 DRL Badge

This DRL Badge is a fine bronze specimen, showing little to no wear. It features an oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves. In the center are the open, intertwined letters “DRL'.

On the reverse of the badge is a barrel style hinge with a flat pin and a cup hook. The badge is marked “Hensler Pflorzheim” and also “DRGM 35269”.

A nice DRL Badge here.

Excellent Plus. $85.00

DRLBADGE #37326 DRL Sports Badge

This bronze DRL Sports Badge shows a little bit of surface wear but the overlapping oval wreath of oak leaves is still all there. The badge is pierced in the center and bears the intertwined initials “DRL” which of course stands for the “Deutscher Reichsbund für Leibesübungen”. At the bottom is a raised mobile swastika.

The reverse of the badge has a barrel hinge with a flat straight pin. It appears that the catch is a period replacement. It is marked “LCHR Lauer, Nuremberg-Berlin”.

A good quality example here.

Excellent Plus. $95.00

DRLBADGE #36907 DRL Badge

This Bronze DRL Badge consists of an oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves. Pierced in the center are the intertwined initials of the sports organization, “DRL”. Below is a mobile swastika.

This badge is marked on the reverse “Wernstein Jena”. There is also a patent marking. A hinged straight pin and catch also affixed here.

Excellent. $90.00

DRLBADGE #36906 DRL Badge

This Bronze DRL Badge consists of an oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves. In the center, pierced through the badge, are the intertwined initials of the sports organization, “DRL”. Below a mobile swastika can be seen.

This badge is marked on the reverse “Wernstein Jena”. There is also a patent marking. A hinged straight pin and catch also affixed here.

Excellent Plus. $95.00

DRLBADGE #29361 DRL Sports Badge

This an a nice example of a DRL Sports Badge. There is no maker mark visible on this particular piece, but the bronze finish has held up very well and most of the detailing throughout the oak leaves and initials is still very crisp despite the passage of many years. An excellent example of the type here.

Excellent $90.00

MEDALS #31456 DRA Sports Badge in Bronze

This DRA Badge is a fine bronze strike. The wreath is an oval design consisting of overlapping oak leaves. In the center which is pierced are the initials of the organization intertwined, “DRA”. On the reverse of the badge it is marked “M. Sh No. 33918” and the maker “Lauer, Nürnberg”.

This particular example is missing the pin, and the price has been adjusted accordingly. These DRA badge are rather difficult to find.

Excellent. $65.00 (#081312)

DRLBADGE #33917 Bronze DRL Badge

This DRL Badge is in good condition throughout with fairly crisp overlapping oak leaves making up the oval leaf design. At the bottom of the oval is a mobile swastika. The oval is cut out in the center and features the intertwined initials of this sports organization, “DRL”.

On the reverse of the badge the maker and town are raised out, “Wernstein Jena” and on the other side is the DRGM patent pending marking as well as the patent number. The reverse of the badge has a good barrel hinge with straight pin and cup hook soldered directly to the badge. A good example here.

Excellent Plus. $95.00

DRLBADGE #22045 DRL Sports Badge

This DRL Sports Badge has a very fine deep, plum-like patination. It is an oval design having overlapping oak leaves throughout the edges. At the bottom is a raised out mobile swastika. In the center it is pierced and has the three intertwined letters, "DRL".

The reverse has a good pin and shows that the badge is stamped as it has a vaulting to its appearance. There are no marks on the back.

Excellent Plus, Plus. $90.00

DRLBADGE #29858 DRL Sports Badge

This DRL Sports Badge is a bronze type and it is open in the center with the letters representing the German Sports Organization, ”DRL”, intertwined. There is an oak leaf over wreath with a mobile swastika at the bottom. The reverse of the badge is nicely vaulted, but there are no maker markings. The hinge is a barrel type with a flat style thicker pin and cup hook. A good original example.

Excellent. $85.00

DRLBADGE #24760 Bronze DRL Sports Badge

This DRL Sports badge is a fine bronze example with pierced center. The badge depicts an overlapping wreath of oak leaves with a swastika at the bottom. In the center area are pierced intertwined letters, “DRL”. The badge is highly vaulted. On the reverse, there is a straight, flat style pin which runs lengthwise. Raised out of the reverse area is “DRGM”, and the patent number, “35269". On the other side of the badge is the maker marking, “Wernstein Jena”. These badges always look good on SA uniforms or displayed with an SA dagger.

Excellent Plus. $115.00

DRLBADGE #33856 Bronze DRL Badge

This DRL Badge shows good detail throughout. It is a vaulted style badge being an oval design with overlapping oak leaves running around the border. At the bottom is a mobile swastika. The badge is pierced in the center and the intertwined letters of this sports organization are depicted, “DRL”. The reverse of the badge has the maker, “Wernstein Jena” and it is also DRGM marked with the patent number.

Excellent Plus. $95.00