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German U-Boot Badge Stickpin

German U-Boot Badge Stickpin

Regular price $125.00 USD
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This exquisite U-Boot badge stickpin is a timeless symbol of honor and pride, once worn by veterans of Germany's U-Boot (submarine) fleet. These stickpins were traditionally donned on the lapel or tie of a business suit, serving as a subtle yet poignant reminder of service beneath the waves.

Design & Features:

  • Appearance: The stickpin boasts a fine gilt finish, exuding elegance and prestige. Its design is reflective of the distinguished U-Boot badge, a coveted award in the German Navy.
  • Dimensions: With a width of 0.75 inches and a length of 2 inches, this stickpin is a discreet yet noticeable accessory.
  • Pin Construction: The reverse side features a sturdy pin, essential for secure attachment to clothing. Notably, the pin has a slight wave, indicating its actual use by a veteran, adding authenticity and a personal touch to its history.

Historical Context:
U-Boot badge stickpins are more than mere accessories; they are emblems of bravery and skill in one of the most challenging and perilous arenas of naval warfare. Wearing this badge was a matter of great pride, symbolizing membership in an elite group of submariners who played a crucial role during wartime.

This stickpin is well-preserved, maintaining its historical integrity and aesthetic appeal. The slight bend in the pin adds character and serves as evidence of its use by a veteran.

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