How many known makers were there of the first pattern HJ membership badge? According to an announcement at the end of December 1931(1), the only maker allowed to make and mark them was Otto Baudermann, although surely the supply and demand was too much for one single maker before and after this...
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25th of Nov 2023
This is the running list of HJ membership badge makers. As new confirmed makers come in they will be added to this thread.
Note: to be included into this list the maker must be shown in a primary source and/or the badge must be fully discussed.
Is this list complete chaps?
1 Deschler & Sohn, München
2 C.E. Juncker, Berlin
3 Wilhelm Deumer, Lüdenscheid
4 Steinhauer & Lück, Lüdenscheid
5 Hermann Wernstein, Jena-Lobstedt
6 Fritz Zimmermann, Stuttgart
7 Paul Meybauer, Berlin
8 Ferdinand Hoffstätter...
M1/1 Kallenbach, Meyer & Franke ~ Luckenwalde
M1/2 Richard Conrad ~ Weimar
M1/3 Max Kremhelmer ~ München
M1/4 Karl Gutenkunst ~ Oranienburg ( License withdrawn on 10.01.1935)
M1/5 Walter Simon ~ Dresden...