WW1 German Feldmützen Cap Cockade Mützenkokade Kokarde Reich's #18
Used between 1897 and 1922 (WWI period), the Reich's Kokarde in Red, White & Black was introduced for all ranks to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kaiser Wilhelm 1st. This version is the pin back version worn on mostly private purchase caps by enlisted men, NCO's and Officers.
The Reich's Kokarde was worn central between the band and the top row of piping on Krätzchen, Schirmmütze and Feldmütze. This version is one of several versions produced. It is attached to the cap using the two prongs on the reverse.
It is 20mm in diameter and the prongs are 17mm long.