The black wound badge (Verwundeten-Abzeichen, Schwarz)
Was the lowest of the three classes and was awarded for one or two wounds.1939 pattern, die stamped, magnetic sheet metal construction, holl ow backed badge with a black wash. The badge is in the form of an embossed, vertically oval, laurel leaf wreath encompassing an embossed profile of an M35 pattern helmet with a high relief, canted, swastika to the center, superimposed over crossed swords on a pebbled base field.
Complete pin and catch assembly.
One badge does not have the manufacturer's signature. The second Marked by the manufacturer: L / 11 (Wilhelm Deumer, Lüdenscheid).