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NSDAP LARGE SIZE 30MM GOLD PARTY BADGE BELONGING TO AN SS OFFICER.
This superb 30mm example originally belonged to SS Obersturmfuhrer Ewald Meiwurm and comes complete with large research folder of documents to include an excellent photograph of this SS officer in black Allgemine SS uniform actually wearing this badge. The enamel to the badge is in perfect condition, the oak leaf wreath still retains almost all of it's original gilt finish. The reverse side of the badge features the scarce military style pin and hook, the badge is also stamped GES GESCH in a box, below this is the owners NSDAP membership number 13211. SS Obersturfuhrer Edwald Meiwurm was born in 1887, he served in the German army during WW1 and was awarded several awards to include the Iron cross and wound badge. He joined the NSDAP soon after it was reformed on the 7.8.1925 and received NSDAP membership number 13211, he was also an early member of the SS receiving SS membership number 1889, he was promoted to officer rank of SS Untersturmfuhrer on the 20.4.1934 and was assigned to the 58th SS Standarte (Regiment). On the 9.11.35 he was promoted to SS Obersturmfuhrer. In 1936 he was awarded the SS Honor Ring. I am sure that there is a lot more to discover about this interesting SS officer. Complete with the badge is about 50 photocopy documents concerning this SS officer and also as stated above a very good photograph of the SS Untersturmfuhrer on his wedding day wearing full black SS uniform with his SS dagger and proudly wearing his gold party badge on his tunic.[Condition: Near Mint]