NAVYMEDALS #41135C High Seas Fleet Badge
The High Seas Badge consists of an oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves. At the top is an open winged eagle and swastika, and in the center is a highly detailed warship cutting through the sea towards the viewer. There is slight wear to the gray finish on the ship and the inner leaves of the wreath.
The reverse of the badge has a double barrel hinge with a flat, “Coke bottle” pin. The catch is a baseless type soldered directly to the badge. It is marked “Adolf Bock, auf Sonnerin / Berlin".
A very good early example here.
NAVYMEDALS #40495C Cloth U-Boat Badge
The bullion is woven into an oval wreath of laurel leaves with a Naval eagle at the top, against a blue background. The eagle has open wings and looks to the viewer's left. The bird is set atop a depiction of a u-boat.
A fine, original, cloth variant U-Boat Badge here.
Excellent Plus. $250.00
NAVYMEDALS #39958C Early U-Boat Badge
This early U-Boat Badge appears to be one of the initial production types. It is in pristine condition and of the highest quality I have seen to date. It is constructed of Tombak, and retains the original gilded surface as well as the factory lacquer.
It features a wreath of overlapping laurel leaves topped with an open-winged Naval eagle, looking to the viewer’s left and clutching a bright gold swastika. The u-boat in the center has very bold detailing throughout the conning tower, deck gun, and superstructure; this badge is much more crisply detailed than we normally see. The gold swastika and submarine stand in very beautiful contrast against the more matte wreath.
The reverse of the badge also has almost all of the original lacquer. It has a double barrel hinge, a “Coke bottle” pin, and a thin wire catch. It is deeply stamped ‘Schwerin / Berlin 58”.
An exceptional example here. It comes with a letter from Lakeside Trader’s Paul Hogle who issued a guarantee of authenticity. If you are looking for the ultimate (as this badge is not cheap) this badge will be the highlight of your collection.
NAVYMEDALS #39791C Late U-Boat Badge
The badge, however, remains very detailed. It features a wreath of laurel leaves topped with an open-winged Naval eagle, looking to the viewer’s left and clutching a swastika. The u-boat in the center has good detailing throughout the conning tower, deck gun, and superstructure.
The reverse of the badge has a brass barrel hinge, a brass “Coke bottle” pin, a brass pedestal catch.
A fine, original U-Boat Badge here.
NAVYMEDALS #39557 2nd Style E-boat Badge
This E-boat Badge depicts a fine Schnellboot cutting through the waves, with the bow extending through the right hand side of a surrounding oval wreath of overlapping oak leaves. At the top is an open-winged eagle, clutching a mobile swastika. The boat is silvered and nicely detailed throughout.
The badge is finished in a dark silver color which has toned completely black on the reverse. It is marked “A” over “S”, and is fitted with a hinged horizontal pin. The catch is quite delicate. There is also a small catch that holds the medal in place when worn.
This is a fine, original badge. It shows some modest age and wear but the condition remains pretty nice overall. These badges are quite uncommon these days.
Excellent Plus. $795.00
NAVYMEDALS #39126C U-boat Issue Packet with Tissue
Printed on the obverse of the packet we see “U-Boot-Kriegsabzeichen”. The reverse has a rectangular figure bearing the initials “CEJ Berlin”. This would indicate the Juncker’s firm. The original tissue paper accompanies this packet.
If you have a Juncker’s marked U Boat Badge this original packet would make an excellent addition; these paper packets are getting very difficult to acquire.
NAVYMEDALS #37890 Late Minesweeper Badge
It depicts an open-winged eagle and swastika at the top of a wreath of overlapping oak leaves. In the center is an image of a column of water exploding up from the sea, obviously the result of a detonated mine.
The reverse of the badge has a barrel hinge and a straight pin. The catch is attached to a base which has be soldered to the badge. There are slight traces of gilding on the reverse.
This Naval Minesweeper Badge has most of the golden gray finish gone and it is pretty much the silver color of the medal. The badge is a double wreath of oak leaves and acorns in an oval. At the top of the oval, there is an open-winged naval eagle which looks to the viewer’s left and clutches a mobile swastika. Within the open center of the badge there is a simulation of the ocean with an explosion coming from beneath thrusting water upward.
The reverse of the badge is unmarked and it has a barrel hinge with coke bottle style straight pin with a cup hook which is slightly bent but attached directly to the badge.