The wound badge in Silver (Verwundeten-Abzeichen in Silber).
The silver wound badge was awarded for three or four wounds, or if the wound was very severe, ie: loss of limb, blindness.Model 1939, injection-molded alloy construction (Buntmetall), solid plaque.
Manufacture (Hersteller) "4" - Steinhauer & Lück, Lüdenscheid.
On a round pin with clasp. Manufacturer on the needle "4".
The black wound badge 1939 (Verwundeten-Abzeichen, Schwarz 1939)
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.
Badge does not have the manufacturer's signature.