German Gorgets

German Army Field Police ( Feldgendarmerie ) gorget

143G1 - German Army Field Police ( Feldgendarmerie ) gorget. This gorget as worn by the German army field 'Kettenhunds' displays excellent detail and retains almost 100% of its painted finish. There is mild oxidation to the silvered disc. The reverse shows the standard cardboard backing. There are no repairs to the suspension chain. Unmarked. $850. More Photos

Very rare early model 1929 Schutzstaffel gorget

136SO2 - Very rare early model 1929 Schutzstaffel gorget. This early gorget worn by SS standard bearers while on parade features a central eight point starburst design with a centered SS/SA M29 style eagle. This is the same pattern as found on the early SS and SA belt buckles. The starburst is gilt on a nickel silver back plate. The central eagle with mobile swastika is likewise nickel silver. The two studs that affix the chain are gilt. The back is covered with black felt which was worn with the black service tunic. The chain is comprised of nickel silver circular links. There are two metal tongues , one top and one left side, that were used to pass through buttonholes to affix the gorget when worn. There is a large nickel silver plate in the lower center that displays the RZM mark. This style gorget was initially worn by the Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler and later worn by other SS formation's standard bearers until 1938 when the new version with the stylized SS eagle was introduced. $2500. 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.- $1875. More Photos

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