A flag of the NSDAP "Old Guard"
Orders & Military Collectibles from 1919 | A90r | Live auction | 80 Lots
DescriptionAbsolutely unique flag made with outstanding craftsmanship in red silk, decorated with gold swastika braid and a gold fringe on three sides. Both sides with the Golden Party Badge in coloured silk, the gold oak leaf wreath and the inscription in silver brocade embroidery around the edge.
Tied to a wooden pole by means of the shortened fastening loops. Dimensions approx. 115 x 135 cm. Comes with the unparalleled, slightly warped flag finial in gilt bronze, wrought in the shape of an eagle, in contrast to the silver-coloured aluminium finials of "normal" flags. Height 25.5 cm. Much rarer than the DE banners.The corps of the Alte Kämpfer, also known as the Old Guard, was made up of party members who joined the NSDAP between 1919 and 1923, such as the members of the "Stoßtrupp Adolf Hitler" and the participants in the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch in Munich. When the NSDAP was re-established in February 1925, they were permitted to re-join under their old membership number and/or received one of the 550 reserved membership numbers. To mark the annual celebrations on 8/9 November, a special "Tag des Korps der Alten Kämpfer" was held in Munich.
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