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NSB lapel pin

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1933-1945
GenreNazism & Propaganda
Object ID1993.050.005
Previous NUmber93.08.0145; 93.07.0065T
CreatorNationaal-Socialistische Beweging der Nederlanden [issued by]
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionSilver coloured circular lapel pin with sword superimposed over a wolfsangel symbol. Vertical stick pin attached to reverse. 
Materials/Techniquesmetal
Measurements5.3 x 1.5 cm
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society in 1993 by Maurice Smith.

Artefacts from this accession were collected by the donor while he was stationed Bloemendaal, Holland where his duties included guarding German Wehrmacht supplies. The donor served in Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry regiment in 1944 during the invasion of Italy before joining the the First Canadian Army during the liberation of the Netherlands in 1945. 
Classificationlapel pins
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Maurice Smith
Part ofArtefacts