German Gorgets

REICHSARBEITDIENST STREIFENDIENST gorget front plate

209GORGET15 - REICHSARBEITDIENST STREIFENDIENST gorget front plate. Fine example of the RAD Streifendienst. The RAD insignia is affixed to a mirror finish plate with a scrolled Streifendienst title above it. The reverse is green felt wool backed. Excellent for display. $650.  More Photos

NSKK VERKEHRS-ERZIEHUNGSDIENST number 10383 gorget with replaced chain

209GORGET13 - NSKK VERKEHRS-ERZIEHUNGSDIENST number 10383 gorget with replaced chain. Fine example of the blackened plate featuring the NSKK stylized eagle. The issuance ID number 10383 is positioned above the eagle. The gorget was worn by NSKK personnel assigned to assist in traffic control and direction. The reverse is backed with black wool felt. The chain comprised of interlocking links is a replacement as evidenced by the poorly crimped connecting rings. Still a very nice display item. $750.  More Photos

Luftwaffe regimental standard bearer gorget by Assmann

209GORGET12 - Luftwaffe regimental standard bearer gorget by Assmann. Excellent example featuring the stylized Luftwaffe eagle flanked by regimental standards on a non-magnetic plate. The reverse is backed with Luftwaffe blue-gray wool felt. The central attachment tang is stamped ASSMANN. $5000.  More Photos

1st pattern Front Fighters front plate of the First World War

209GORGET11 - 1st pattern Front Fighters front plate of the First World War. This massive gorget plate features the Kaiser's Imperial crowned eagle above the Stahlhelm flanked by standards on each side. The reverse is unmarked. The front motif is affixed to the plate with three screws with two of the retaining nuts missing. $450.  More Photos

Air Traffic Administration REICHS-LUFT-AUFICHT gorget

209GORGET10 - Air Traffic Administration REICHS-LUFT-AUFICHT gorget by C E JUNCKER, BERLIN. The Civilian Air Traffic Control assisted the Luftwaffe's Technical branch. Units were stationed at each of the Luftwaffe's air fields beginning in 1935. The personnel wore the standard Luftwaffe uniform with dark green waffenfarbe. The gorget features a circled central swastika with an art deco style wing on each side. Beneath the central motif is the title "REICHS-LUFT-AUFSICHT". The reverse side tang is stamped with the maker and etched into the same is "L A. Nbg. 14." I cannot account for the designation. The reverse is backed with artificial green leather. $1450.  More Photos

KREIGSOPFERSORGUNG, NSKOV Wounded Veterans Association gorget

209GORGET9 - KREIGSOPFERSORGUNG, NSKOV Wounded Veterans Association gorget. This gorget was first authorized with the creation of the organization on July 3, 1933. The organization was created to support veterans who had been previously wounded and their families. Members had to be supporters of the NSDAP party. The gorget features a four point sunburst with and iron cross center and superimposed sword. This motif is affixed to a non-magnetic plate. The chain is composed of interlocking links o nickel silver. The reverse is backed with black wool felt. The two tangs are unmarked. $850.  More Photos

NSKK VERKEHRS-ZIEHUNGSDIENST sleeve shield

209GORGET8 - NSKK VERKEHRS-ZIEHUNGSDIENST sleeve shield. This arm shield was worn by NSKK personnel assigned to traffic duties on the sleeve of the tunic on the upper right arm. $350.  More Photos

ReickskrIegerbund gorget stamped Arabic numeral 3

209GORGET7 - ReickskrIegerbund gorget stamped Arabic numeral 3. This gorget was worn by standard bearers of the veteran's organization first authorized by a Fuhrer Order on March 4, 1938. The obverse features a rounded central triangular enameled iron cross with a center swastika. This is flanked on each side by gilt imperial standards on the left and Third Reich standards on the right. This central motif is affixed to a non-magnetic mirror finish plate. The gilt chain features alternating links of the iron cross and swastika. The reverse is black wool felt. On the right side tang is stamped the Arabic number 3. $900.  More Photos

NSDAP Standard Bearer gorget by RZM M1/128 with matching numbers chain

209GORGET6 - NSDAP Standard Bearer gorget by RZM M1/128 with matching numbers chain. A fine example proudly worn by NSDAP party members chosen to carry the standard of their respective party groups. The standards were carried for parades, rallies and other public ceremonial functions. The obverse displays a large stylized NSDAP eagle. The reverse of the plate is backed with green wool felt. The distinctive chain features alternating links showing the swastika and stylized eagle. The tang and lower link of each end of the chain are stamped RZM M1/128. $1200.  More Photos

Werkschutz factory protection badge numbered 6157

209GORGET5 - Werkschutz factory protection badge numbered 6157 by Hermann Aurich, Dresden. This gorget was worn by personnel assigned to factory protection. As the war progressed protecting the arms, clothing, and all manufacturing facilities that supported the war effort became increasingly imperative. The reverse displays the identifies the maker as H. Auric, Dresden along with the issuance ID number 6157. $400.  More Photos

Marine-Kusten Polizei

209GORGET4 - Marine-Kusten Polizei. This pin back gorget was worn by Kriegsmarine Coastal units responsible for coastal protection and maintaining order with naval personnel. The obverse displays the title Marine-Kusten Polizei along with the disc positioned at the top of each end of the curve of the plate resembling Kriegsmarine uniform buttons. The gorget was worn between the first and second buttons of the tunic. The reverse displays a single horizontal pin. The gorget's reverse is lined with blue-gray wool felt. $1550.  More Photos

Army/SS Feldgendarmerie

209GORGET2 - Army/SS Feldgendarmerie by Assmann as worn by the Army and Waffen SS. The field police units were responsible for carrying out duties that included maintaining order, ensuring discipline and traffic control. This gorget features a central eagle above the Feldgendarmerie title that are luminous at night. The reverse tang is stamped with the maker mark "A" indicating Assmann. $1150.  More Photos

Early SA/SS standard bearer gorget marked DRGM

209GORGET1 - Early SA/SS standard bearer gorget marked DRGM. This gorget features a starburst design with a central swastika with an early silver party eagle on the disc not unlike those seen on SA belt buckles. The reverse tang is stamped DRGM and lined with black wool felt. $1350.  More Photos

Reichsarbeitsdienst, RAD, standard bearer gorget by Steinhauer & Luck

202GORGETS2 - Reichsarbeitsdienst, RAD, standard bearer gorget by Steinhauer & Luck. Excellent example of the silver mirror gorget finish featuring the RAD insignia. $1650.  More Photos

Reichsarbeitsdienst, RAD, standard bearer gorget by Steinhauer & Luck

202GORGETS2 - Reichsarbeitsdienst, RAD, standard bearer gorget by Steinhauer & Luck. Excellent example of the silver mirror gorget finish featuring the RAD insignia. $1650.  More Photos

NSDAP standard bearer gorget by M5/8

202GORGETS1 - NSDAP standard bearer gorget by M5/8. The chain component was made by M1/17. Fine example of the gorget proudly worn by NSDAP party members chosen to carry the standard of their respective party groups. The gorget was worn for parades and ceremonial purposes. Reverse retains 100% of its Havana brown felt wool backing. Steinhauer & Luck Ludenscheid is stamped on the tongue. $1200.  More Photos

186SO13- Army standard bearer’s gorget by H. Aurich, Dresden. This gorget displays great detail on the front plate in the eagles. The plate retains much of its original silver finish. The nickel silver neck chain displays highly detailed alternating Wehrmacht eagles and oak leaves on the individual oval links. The center link is properly round. On the reverse of the plate the H. AURICH, DRESDEN name is stamped on the center tongue. It was an honor to be selected to carry the regimental standard in parades and other formal occasions. $5500.  More Photos

NSDAP standard bearer gorget

184Gorget1- As worn by Army units carrying out duties that included traffic direction, maintain order, etc. Overall very good condition. $1200.  More Photos

NSDAP standard bearer gorget

1712GORGET3- NSDAP standard bearer gorget. This NSDAP standard bearer's ringkragen was worn by NSDAP members chosen to carry the Deutschland Erwache standards for party rallies and parades. It was an honor to be selected to do so. The gorget is complete with its original RZM marked chain and felt backing. The maker's RZM code is on the collecting lip on the reverse to which the chain fastens. $1100.  More Photos

NSDAP standard bearer gorget

1712GORGET2 - NSDAP standard bearer gorget. This NSDAP standard bearer's ringkragen was worn by NSDAP members chosen to carry the Deutschland Erwache standards for party rallies and parades. It was an honor to be selected to do so. The gorget is complete with its original RZM marked chain and felt backing. The maker's RZM code is on the collecting lip on the reverse to which the chain fastens. $1250.  More Photos

NSDAP standard bearer gorget

1710GORGET1 - NSDAP standard bearer gorget. This NSDAP standard bearer's ringkragen was worn by NSDAP members chosen to carry the Deutschland Erwach standards for party rallies and parades. It was an honor to be selected to do so. The gorget is complete with its original RZM marked chain and felt backing. The maker's RZM code is on the collecting lip on the reverse to which the chain fastens. $1250. More Photos

Early  SA / SS / NSKK Standarte bearer's gorget

1410G1 - Early SA / SS / NSKK Standarte bearer's gorget. This gorget features a brass starburst design with a central swastika and early party eagle on a disc similar to those seen on belt buckles. The reverse is unlined not having the felt backing material. The two clips that affix the gorget to the tunic are unmarked not having an RZM designation indicating early construction. There are two screws that secure the plate to the shield that are original to the piece. $1075. More Photos

Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) gorget

099m1 - Reichs Arbeit Dienst (RAD) gorget. This gorget features the RAD insigne of the swastika on a shovel flanked by sheaves of wheat centered on the heart-shaped silver frontplate. Above the RAD insigne is the RAD motto, "Arbeit adelt", "Work enobles". The frontplate is suspended with a chain link with connectors assembly. The reverse of the frontplate is covered with field gray wool. These gorgets were worn by select members of the RAD for parades and other ceremonial events.- $1250. More Photos

Rare Red Cross (Rote Kreutz) standard bearers Gorget

1610SO5 - Rare Red Cross (Rote Kreutz) standard bearers Gorget. This nNear mint gorget was worn by German Red Cross standard bearers for parades and other official events. The gorget retains much of its original silver frosted finish on its central ensignia. The unmarked reverse is in its "as-found" condtion retaining remnants of its buff colored felt material backing. $7500. More Photos

Rare SS Streifendienst gorget

1610SO6 - Rare SS Streifendienst gorget. This rare gorget was first worn in 1936 by Allgemeine SS personnel charged with keeping order during parades and other events that required crowd control. The Streifendienst gorget was also worn when assigned to patrol streets to ensure that other SS personnel conducted themselves in a manner in keeping with SS regulations. A special Ausweis was carried by personnel authorized to wear the disc. The disc is appropriately marked with the SS runics, RZM and RZM maker's code 140 on the reverse center attachment. Original and mint. $7750. More Photos

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