A quick guide to the makers of Luftwaffe awards and the badges produced

(or - who made what)

 

Not all makers produced the full range of Luftwaffe awards.

This guide gives the answer to a question thats often asked: Which maker made a particular award?

 

 

Pilot badge banner

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Pilots Badge are as follows:

F.W Assmann & Söhne. Lüdenscheid

C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

W.Deumer. Lüdenscheid

BSW (Brüder Schneider AG. Wien)

GWL (Gebrüder Wegerhoff. Lüdenscheid)

OM

JMME & Sohn. Berlin

B&NL (Berg & Nolte. Lüdenscheid)

Friedrich Linden. Lüdenscheid

 

 

Observer Badge

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Observers Badge are as follows:

F.W Assmann & Söhne. Lüdenscheid

C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

W.Deumer. Lüdenscheid

Paul Meybauer. Berlin

GWL (Gebrüder Wegerhoff. Lüdenscheid)

JMME & Sohn. Berlin

Friedrich Linden. Lüdenscheid

 

 

Combined Pilot/Observer Badge banner

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Combined Pilot/Observer Badge are as follows:

 

F.W Assmann & Söhne. Lüdenscheid

C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

W.Deumer. Lüdenscheid

BSW (Brüder Schneider AG. Wien)

GWL (Gebrüder Wegerhoff. Lüdenscheid)

JMME & Sohn. Berlin

Friedrich Linden. Lüdenscheid

 

 

Glider Pilot's Badge

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Glider Pilots Badge are as follows:

Official makers:
C.E Juncker. Berlin SW
BSW (Brüder Schneider.Wien)

Private purchases pieces:
M.F.P. Posen

Unknown maker - with large eagle

 

 

Radio Operator/Air Gunner banner

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Radio Operator/Air Gunners Badge are as follows:

F.W Assmann & Söhne. Lüdenscheid

C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

W.Deumer. Lüdenscheid

BSW (Brüder Schneider AG. Wien)

GWL (Gebrüder Wegerhoff. Lüdenscheid)

JMME & Sohn. Berlin

B&NL (Berg & Nolte. Lüdenscheid)

Friedrich Linden. Lüdenscheid

 

 

Air Gunner/Flight Engineer banner

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Air Gunner/Flight Engineers Badge are as follows:

F.W Assmann & Söhne. Lüdenscheid

C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

W.Deumer. L
üdenscheid

BSW (Br
üder Schneider AG. Wien)

GWL (Gebr
üder Wegerhoff. Lüdenscheid)

JMME & Sohn. Berlin

B&NL (Berg & Nolte. L
üdenscheid)

Friedrich Linden. Lüdenscheid

 

 

Unqualified Air Gunner/Flight Engineer banner

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Air Gunner/Flight Engineers Badge (unqualified) are as follows:


C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

W.Deumer. L
üdenscheid

 

 

Paratrooper's banner

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Paratroopers Badge are as follows:

F.W Assmann & Söhne. Lüdenscheid

C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

W.Deumer. L
üdenscheid

BSW (Br
üder Schneider AG. Wien)

GWL (Gebr
üder Wegerhoff. Lüdenscheid)

Paul Meybauer. Berlin

G.H Osang. Dresden

JMME & Sohn. Berlin

Josef Feix & S
öhne. Gablonz

B&NL (Berg & Nolte. L
üdenscheid)

Friedrich Linden. L
üdenscheid

 

 

Flak badge banner

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Flak Badge are as follows:

F.W Assmann & Söhne. Lüdenscheid

C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

B&NL (Berg & Nolte. L
üdenscheid)

GWL (Gebr
üder Wegerhoff. Lüdenscheid)

Gustav Brehmer. Markneukirchen

Walter & Henlein. Gablonz

E. Ferdinand Wiedmann. Frankfurt

Steinhauer & Luck. L
üdenscheid

Unmarked "ball hinge" attributed to Adolf Scholze. Grunwald

 

 

Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge banner

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge are as follows:

C.E Juncker. Berlin SW

G.H Osang. Dresden

M U K 5

Rudolf Karneth & Sohne. Gablonz

GWL (Gebr
üder Wegerhoff. Lüdenscheid)

Gustav Brehmer. Markneukirchen

Arno Wallpach. Metallwarenfabrik. Salzburg

Hammer & Sohne

Unmarked - by unknown makers

 

 

Retired Pilot's badge

 

Known makers of the Luftwaffe Flyer's Commemorative Badge are as follows:

C.E Juncker. Berlin

 

 

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