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Late war version 1

Material:

– Iron (magnetic)

 

Frequency:

– Quite often

 

Period of production:

– Late war

 

Number of prongs:

– 3 (embossed, pointed)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Iron

 

Variations:

– 1

 

Special features:

– Same design as the erly aluminum deathhead

Late war version 2

Material:

– Zinc

 

Frequency:

– Seldom

 

Period of production:

– Late war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2

 

Material of the prongs:

– Zinc (embossed, pointed)

 

Variations:

– 2 (not sure)

 

Special features:

– 

Late ware version 3

Material:

– Zinc

 

Frequency:

– Often, however, appears to have been rarely used

 

Period of production:

– Late war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2  (embossed, pointed)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Zinc

 

Variations:

– 2

 

Special features:

– There is a variant in aluminum

Late war version 4

Material:

– Zinc

 

Frequencyt:

– Often in mint condition cause of a hoard find, in estates or on wrappers very seldom

 

Period of production:

– Late war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2 (embossed)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Zinc

 

Variations:

– 3

 

Besondere Merkmale:

– Same design mid war version 3 and 4

Late war version 5

Material:

– Iron

 

Frequency:

– Seldom

 

Period of production:

– Late war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2 (embossed)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Iron

 

Variations:

– 3 to 4

 

Special features:

– Late war version of the early war version 4

Late war version 6

Material:

– Zinc

 

Frequency:

– Very seldom

 

Period of production:

– Late war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2 (embossed)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Zinc

 

Variations:

– (not sure)

 

Special features:

– 

Late war version 7

Material:

– a kind of Zinc, non magnetic

 

Frequency:

– Seldom

 

Period of production:

– Late war

 

Number of prongs:

– 2 (embossed)

 

Material of the prongs:

– Zinc

 

Variations:

– 1

 

Special features:

–