Re: pin (N S-frauenfchaft)

Discussions on other First and Second World War militaria and collecting in general. Hosted by John G & William Kramer.
User avatar
Annelie
Member
Posts: 5053
Joined: 12 Mar 2002 02:45
Location: North America

Re: pin (N S-frauenfchaft)

Post by Annelie » 20 Apr 2002 23:03

Hello:

I do not as yet have a reference book that will explain what this pin is.

It is triangular with black enamel. It has a stick figure with round head and above in red lettering N S - frauenfchaft.

Does anyone have any idea what this was for?
I know what frauen means but other than that ?

On the back are markings M1/102 and a round circle with PZM which I presume is maker.

Thankyou
Annelie

Tomi T
Member
Posts: 24
Joined: 14 Apr 2002 21:06
Location: Finland

Post by Tomi T » 21 Apr 2002 20:06

Hello Annelie!

I don't exactly know what pin that is, but it is one of the NS-Frauenschaft (National Socialist Women´s Group). NS-Frauenschaft was officially instituted on October 1, 1931 as Party organization. The leader of the NS-Frauenschaft was Reichsfrauenführerin Gertrud Scholtz-Klink. NS-Frauenschaft was very closely linked to NSV (National Socialist State Welfare Federation) and Deutsche Arbeitsfront.

About the backside markings: there is a round circle with letters RZM (Reichszeugmeisterei). The maker´s number is so called LDO (Leistungsgemeinschaft Deutscher Ordenshersteller) number M1/102 which means that pin was produced by the firm Philipp Türks Ww, Vienna.

User avatar
Annelie
Member
Posts: 5053
Joined: 12 Mar 2002 02:45
Location: North America

Post by Annelie » 21 Apr 2002 20:34

Greetings Tomi:

Danke.

Greatly surprised to find anything on this pin so soon.
It is very much appreciated.


Regards
Annelie

User avatar
Marcus
Member
Posts: 33963
Joined: 08 Mar 2002 22:35
Location: Europe

Post by Marcus » 21 Apr 2002 20:39

Tomi,

Welcome to the forum.

/Marcus

Ken Jasper
In memoriam
Posts: 699
Joined: 03 Apr 2002 22:56
Location: Virginia

Post by Ken Jasper » 03 May 2002 22:16

Hi,

What you describe is the Type III of the Member's pin of the N.S. Frauenschaft (Nazi's Women's League). The "stick figure" you mention is the "life rune." What you described as a "round head" is a moblle swastika. The Type III badges produced in 1939 to 1940 were silver/nickle. Those made from 1940 to 1944 were a copper base with a nickle overlay.

User avatar
Annelie
Member
Posts: 5053
Joined: 12 Mar 2002 02:45
Location: North America

Post by Annelie » 03 May 2002 22:53

Thankyou Mr. Jasper:

The information is welcomed and interesting.

Regards
Annelie

User avatar
LAH
Member
Posts: 834
Joined: 28 Apr 2002 16:45
Location: Telford England

Post by LAH » 04 May 2002 18:59

The RZM marking denotes that the badge/pin/medal etc was a NSDAP item. The first part M1 means metal badge the second number is the makers firm number.
Only NSDAP items were marked with the RZM mark.
Mark.

Return to “Other WW1 & WW2 Militaria”