26th Panzer Division Traditions Cap Badge Abzeichen - Aged
Reproduction German WWII Wehrmacht Heer 26th Panzer Division Traditions Cap Badge in aged condition. Museum quality standard in base metal and silver coloured coating. If you want a historically accurate badge that really jumps out at you - this is the one to get!
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It is approximately 35mm tall and 22mm wide. It is attached on the left hand side of the cap using the two attachment pins.
In July 1942, the division was created from the 23rd Infantry Division as the 26th Panzer Division. It then served occupation duties in the west until mid-1943, whereupon it transferred to Italy to resist the Allied invasion. It fought at Salerno, and remained in Italy for the rest of the war.
The final picture compares the new and the aged versions of the badge. Each aged badge is unique, no two will be identical!