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Wangerooge is the easternmost barrier island of the East Frisian Islands. This badge commenorates a Lighthouse that dated from 1602. Blown up early in WW1 (December 1914), it was rebuilt in 1933 and served as a dormitory for Hitler Youth and continues as a youth hostel to the present.

The history of the original lighthouse but unfortunately (for me) it's all in German:
http://www.wangerooger.leuchttuerme.net/wangerooge1.htm

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Latest acquisition.
SAAR / HJ

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Here are my three
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Stan, great way to start this thread rolling. Smile
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some more 1

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Here is an example I posted way back in the first thread. Still do not know any more about it. Any one have any thoughts?
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Here are two that my father bought home with him in 45

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2... any Ideas? Have never seen any like them. both are mint.

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reverse of the 2nd one is marked echt& co. menden. The other isn't marked. It is hollow.

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Reds, both nice looking tinnies. I do not recall ever having seen either till now. They both appear to be sports related as both show the DRL/NSRL eagle. They refer to a lower district meet and a district festival.

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Thanks Joe, I've been searching for years and have never seen either . The eagle that is on both of them is related to a sport event? My son and i thought maybey army but know we know. Thanks again.. Paul D.

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Reds, you are welcome. The eagle is an emblem for the DRL/NSRL organization. I have attached an example of a lapel pin.

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Another great thread Joe! Any way to make the first one a permanent "reference" thread? Confused ~ Ian


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Ian, I can pin it to the top (feature it). Not sure that will save it for posterity. Smile It is getting dangerously close to the end of it's days if we lose any more posts.
If all are in agrement I can Start a new title like Day Badges/Tinnies thread #1 and transfer all content to it. Only lose the first post that way. I hesitate because the last one I attempted got scrambled, but I think I know what I did wrong. Roll Eyes Worth a shot?

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All content has been moved to a recently dated topic header and it is now featured.


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Barker, Reference your Nierstein tinnie.

This tinnie displays the sun shinning down on the famous vineyards of Nierstein. Which is a city in the Rheinhessen region of Germany famous for its wines and sunshine. It's known as the "Land of a Thousand Hills" with a thousand years of tradition in growing wine. Their is a summer wine fest held in Nierstein every year in June. Hope this helps a little.

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Flugtag.
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How about a picture of it in wear as well?

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Very nice, first time I've seen that particular tinnie and then to see an in wear photo. Very nice indeed!

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A more common one.

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MY FAVORITE

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CLOSEUP

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CLOSEUP#2

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here is a real beaut I just aquired almost 3in long

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Paul, a nice example not often acquired. What is the backing material?

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the reverse is a cardboard material

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Thanks Paul. Smile
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Last example I have picked up to date. SA Group march or meet. BAY.OSTMARK 1937.
Porcelain.
(Obverse left a little dark to show detail).
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Reverse.

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Generalappell Der Augsburger Arbeitsfront.

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Where oh where are all the dedicated tinnie collectors? Smile

Dug this example out of the box.
DAF NSG KDF

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...oh, I think you'll find that we are 'out there'...all around !

..a particular favourite of mine....

"Horst-Wessel-Tag, Bielefeld 1933"

(Bielefeld being the birth place of HW)

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Indeed a nice example. I appreciate how much there is to see on individual tinnies. So much symbolism.

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