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I figure that since the one on WAF was successful that I would start one here. Any armband from any branch/organization of the TR can be posted. I'll start with my few armbands.... The same armband can be posted as many times as someone has it and make sure it is authentic....

Civilian in service.....


Early NSDAP..... Looks to be uniform removed because of the stitching still there from the uniform...


Printed NSDAP....


DRK that is named.....



Wool NSDAP.....


Traffic Director....


Decontamination Service of the RLB......


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In service to the Security Police.

As far as I know it's orig. it came from a very firm vet source.

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Inner view.

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Thanks for posting. Looks original to me! smile

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Good posts guys!

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Thanks to everyone to contributing so far! It has gotten this section a bit more active besides just me.....

RLB Type 2..... Came from the nephew of the vet from North Dakota....

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Here is my RLB type 2 with an inset of the makers mark.

--dj--Joe

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Volkssturm.
I've seen period pics. of these being worn high up on the left arm and lower down like a cuff title.

--dj--Joe

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Thanks to everyone again for posting! Love your RLB Joe!!! Now I'm blind lol

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My new recruiter.... didn't inside out the armband because I didn't want to loose the photo album tape...






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DRKB.

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NSRKB.

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I've got a few more but will wait a bit for other collectors to share theirs.

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Thanks again Joe!

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Some new ones! First is a Luftschutz medic officer!



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And a Luftwaffe officer cadet!


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Nice going Kyle, maybe you'll inspire others to add their armbands.

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Thanks! Do you think I did good for under $150 for both? hoping more will post...

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Well I bought my first armband it's the HJ pvon was selling, go to the for sale section to view it


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here it is Ed

Armbands make nice back drops for display!

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Thanks pvon didn't want to post photos without your OK


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A nice on Ed and Paul! I was looking at this one.

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This NSDAP armband came in a bunch of vet-stuff about a year ago.
It has the typical red cotton sleeve band but the circle and swaz are leather!

Any ideas if this is for some special purpose or just a manufacturers variation?

Appreciate any thoughts.

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Now that's something new! Never saw one like that. Maybe a early variation??

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I'm sure I have a black armband somewhere. Used for funerals I guess? Are they common? Thanks

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I don't know much about them and haven't seen one that I would say is original so this may be interesting. If one did exist then it is very rare....

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i like the leather one pretty cool


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2 new ones!! A salesman sample Bahnhofswache and a HJ with veteran writing to their brother and sister with a tag!!! It says And may this be the last time we have to fight to take and stop this.





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Kyle, I've been meaning to ask you why the reference to the Bahnhofswache armband as a salesman sample?

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I think it is a salesman sample because for the way the ends are. They are sewn in in a strange way that looks like it could be attached to a board. I just got 2 more like it and I'll try to post them later today or tomorrow and show the strange stitching....

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My new armbands... I added the detailed pictures you wanted too....



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And the last one. If you want more pics Joe let me know!!

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Here it is.I found this black armband inside the other just like in the picture below. I had a in wear picture but can't find it.

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Is it attached in some way to the other armband??

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No, that's how I found it. Thanks.

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So it's just black? No symbols or anything?

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Just black and no symbols. It was worn over the other. I had a picture showing this but at the moment can't locate it. Thanks

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That is very interesting! Might be the only one??

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