A good looking original WWII German Kriegsmarine (navy) Minesweeper badge. This badge is constructed of zinc and shows clear evidence of oxidization and finish loss, but a significant amount of original finish does remain. Unmarked to the reverse with a horizontal pin. 


The Minesweeper War Badge or Minesweepers, Sub-Chasers and Escort-Vessel War Badge was a World War II German military decoration awarded to Kriegsmarine members for service on minesweepers vessels. The award was instituted on 31 August 1940 by Grand Admiral Erich Raeder. It was first awarded on 28 November 1940

WWII German Kriegsmarine Minesweeper Badge (Horizontal pin/Unmarked)

SKU: CBK0115