WW2 Polish 1st Armored Regiment Badge – German ProductionMay 25, 2023
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WW2 Polish Armored Forces Insignia – Ludenscheid Germany
Steinhauer Ludenscheid, Germany 1945-7, 40mm x 35mm
A one-piece badge made by the Steinhauer Ludenscheid in occupied Germany around 1945-7. The badge in the form of a tank gear wheel, in the center is a winged armored hussar arm in armor holding a sword.
Variation used by the 1st Armored Division of General Maczek.
Smooth reverse, with a post in the middle. Round brass nut, typical of German production.
This version of the badge is described under number 64b according to Tony Leszczuk’ & Krzysztof Barbarski s book “The Polish Army in The West 1939-1947”