Luftwaffe Rings

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  1. Micdrow

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    Here are some rings that were worn by Luftwaffe pilots that for some reason I find interesting. Most of the pictures Ive found through the years on Ebay.

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    Some more items people may find interesting
     

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    Those are cool, never seen them before.
     
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    Micdrow, I'm assuming that these are pics of rings - you don't actually own these? The individual Jagdgeschwader rings are fascinating!
     
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    Correct I dont own any of them, Ive saved the pictures over the years of finding them on ebay.
     
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    Do you recall how much they were selling for?
     
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    I just found this ring on ebay today. Its starting bid is for $100, most of them go for a couple of hundred dollars. Ive seen some of the more common ones go for as little as $20. Depends on the rariety and the materials its made from. I beleive the one below could be for I/St.G. 1
     

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    Ive mainly done luftwaffe rings though you can find others.

    1. German mountain troop ring
    2. Campaign and panzer rings
     

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    Nice stuff here Micdrow.I wonder if all JGs had their own rings for crews.
     
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    I have no idea Wurger, as far as I know this is the largest collection of luftwaffe ring pictures around in any format. I would love to find out more but have had no luck so far. Its kind of a side project I work on from time to time.
     
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    To be honest I didn't think people would be to interested in this subject, here are some more pictures that I have on Luftwaffe rings.

    1. Luftwaffe pilot observer ring
    2. Luftwaffe ground personel ring
    3. Luftwaffe Navigator ring
    4. Last ones are unknown at this time.
     

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    I think we would have to ask about it some Luftwaffe eksperten who are still alive.
    But taking the other background rings into consideration it is possible.
     
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    Maybe a question that Erich could ask one of his friends of the Luftwaffe, I unfortuently dont know any of them. :(
     
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    Also me but Erich can help.
     
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    3rd and 4th from the bottom possibly Officer Training School?
     
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    Fascinating !! Thanks for sharing, Paul...

    Charles
     
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    Now I have ANOTHER thing I want to collect! Thanks.
     
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    Great finds micdraw wonder if they were issued of the units had them made?
     
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    The pictures are not so bad, buying the rings on the other hand may get expensive.
     
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    Wow fascinating stuff!

    Cheers Micdrow!
     
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