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A Luftwaffe marksmen lanyard. Grade 1. Luftwaffe Schützenschnur 1.Stufe

Branch: LUFTWAFFE
Product Code: gi1731
Price: Archive

Description

The Luftwaffe Marksmanship Lanyard. This is a perfect example of the first grade of Luftwaffe Schützenschnur. The lanyard is in very good worn condition. The vaulted badge features the Luftwaffe eagle on a wreath. Just perfect lanyard for display with a Luftwaffe tunic 

History

September 30th of 1936 by Luftwaffe order LV36- No 1447 was issued a new system of Luftwaffe marksmanship awards, these to replace the existing army style awards which were in the form of 8 cm long aluminium Tresse stripes that were placed on the left shoulder strap, and connected to the second buttonhole. The new lanyards - Schützenschnur was in 12 grades.

Grade 1- blue-grey silk cord, interwoven with aluminium threads and dark oxidized shield.

Grades 2 3 4 - the same as above, with the addition of 1-3  ( depends of grade) grey aluminum acorns.

Grade 5- Schnur with aluminium threads interwoven with blue-grey silk and bright aluminium shield.

Grades 6 7 8- as above, with the addition of 1-3  ( depends of grade) aluminum color acorns.

Grade 9- Schnur in blue-grey silk, interwoven with bronze colored thread and gold shield.

Grades 10 11 12-the same as above, with the addition of 1-3 gold acorns ( depends of grade)

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Description

The Luftwaffe Marksmanship Lanyard. This is a perfect example of the first grade of Luftwaffe Schützenschnur. The lanyard is in very good worn condition. The vaulted badge features the Luftwaffe eagle on a wreath. Just perfect lanyard for display with a Luftwaffe tunic 

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