The following maker marks are found on period Luftwaffe badges produced between 1935-1945

 

It should be noted that manufacturers also produced the same badges without any maker marks- therefore, unmarked badges should not be dismissed as originals purely because they are devoid of any marks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

F.W Assmann & Söhne - Lüdenscheid

 

1936_38

1936-1938

 

 

Aluminium double mark

Double (A + DRGM) marks used on all badges made in aluminium. 1936-1938

 

 

1938 variant

1938 variant

 

 

1938-1944

1938-1945

 

 

Flak MM

1940-1945

This raised mark is from a Flak Badge.

 

(Observer badges, in both buntmetal and zinc, can also be found with a similar raised mark,

most likely due to a replacement of the reverse die)

 

1945 Assmann L/64

1944/45

Pilot/Paratrooper/Flak Badges

 

bar

 

B&NL

(Berg & Nolte - Lüdenscheid)

 

B&NL

 

bar

 

 

Gustav Brehmer - Markneukirchen

 

Gustav Brehmer

Full Marking

 

Gustav Brehmer (GB) maker mark

Initials only

 

bar

 

 

BSW

(Brüder Schneider AG - Wien)

 

BSW_Full

Full Marking

 

BSW_Clover

Clover Leaf

 

bar

 

 

Wilhelm Deumer - Lüdenscheid

 

Deumer

1938-1945

 

bar

 

 

F&BL

(Funcke & Brueninghaus - Lüdenscheid)

 

F&BL

 

 

F&BL

 

 

GWL

(Gebrüder Wegerhoff Lüdenscheid)

 

GWL

With die stamp flaw at the 8 o' clock position

 

GWL

Without die stamp flaw

 

 

bar

 

JMME & Söhn - Berlin

 

JMME_full

Full Marking

 

JMME_Initials

Initials only

 

IMME

Alternative Initials

 

 

bar

 

 

C.E Juncker - Berlin SW

 

CEJ

 

Early 'Juncker' Mark 1935-1936

 

juncker 1936_1944

1936-1944

Juncker 1944_45

Berlin SW 68 Mark - 1943/44

 

 

bar

 

 

OM

 

OM

 

 

bar

 

G.H. Osang - Dresden

 

G.H Osang

 

bar

 

Paul Meybauer - Berlin

 

paul Meybauer

Full Marking

PM

Initials only

 

bar

 

M.U.K 5

 

M.U.K  5

 

 

bar

 

 

Richard Simm & Söhne - Gablonz

 

RS&S

 

 

bar

 

 

Rudolf Karneth & Söhne - Gablonz

 

RUDOLF KARNETH

 

 

bar

 

 

E. Ferdinand Wiedmann - Frankfurt

 

Ferdinand Wiedmann - Frankfurt

 

 

bar

 

 

Wilhelm Hobacher - Wien

WH

 

 

 

 

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