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General Classification Badge
General Classification Badge from Hessen Antique

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The classification Badge of the National People's Army, colloquially classification clasps or Quali clip, were awarded by the National People's Army of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), from 1958 till 1990. Minister of National Defence Willi Stoph awarded these for the first time on January 6, 1958 for tank drivers of the NVA. In addition to performance awards, Best Achievement, Sharpshooter and military Sportabzeichen the classification badge belonged to the so-called "five soldiers Awards" of the NVA.

DDR Einheitliche Klassifizierungsspange is the first model badge from the period 1962-1985. The badge is in Good Condition with classification III numeral. Screw Back
  • Uniform classification clasp
    awarded from 1 June 1962 to October 2, 1990
    Uniform classification clasp 1962
    The uniform classification clasp, later General Classification Badge called, was awarded to alljene members of the NVA, for it not gave more specific classification markings. The clasp of the first form, which was introduced on June 1, 1962 shows a 93 mm wide gold clasp with indicated wing arms, where each side six Eichenlaubblätterund and three acorns are directed outward. The upper third row of oak leaves is on the bottom two and obscured this part. The two wings arms unite centered in a red square measuring 21 x 21 mm in which the national emblem of the GDR can be seen. Between the ends of laurel branches emanating from the national emblem which conferred power level can be seen. The second version of this clasp, which was awarded with effect from 1 December 1985 consists of gilded steel sheet is 86 mm and 25 mm high. It shows in their midst a gilded laurel wreath at its lower middle a white oval can be seen with the loaned stage. Within the laurel wreath is in this classification clasp on bright red background, the national emblem of the GDR to see.

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