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This section of the website discusses the anatomy of German badges. Getting an understanding of the elements of the badges and awards will enhance the ability the enthuisiast in determining the authenticity of a item. This information can also be helpful in establishing the age of the collectible.

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This is a German WWII Bronze Sports badge. It later became known as the "SA Defense Badge". This badge was instituted on January 19th, 1939. It was produced in three different grades: Bronze, Silver and gold. each color represented a differene level of achievement in the completion of educational and physical programs.

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