Hitler Youth DAF Kreissieger level 1939 area trade competition badge.
Condition report: (2+) Excellent
HJ Kreissieger 1939
The badge features a multi-piece, toned silver, die struck tombak construction Kreis level badge with multi-coloured enamel work. Badge is in the form of a 40mm diameter, circular base. Wreath encompasses a white enamelled central field with script and date, “Kreissieger 1939”, (Area Victory 1939). Central white enamel field is surmounted with a bronze washed political style eagle with outstretched wings, clutching a DAF style cogged wheel with an enamelled HJ diamond superimposed on top. The HJ diamond is the standard type with translucent red enamel to top and bottom tips with an underlying pebbled field and white enamel to each side with central, black enamel swastika. Solid concave reverse with a solid soldered hinge, broad vertical pin and heavy soldered catch all intact. Reverse is well marked with embossed manufacturers name and location, “H. Aurich-Dresden A.16”.