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WWII German Luftwaffe Pilot School Flag -
This is a German Luftwaffe Pilot school flag. As issued during World War Two. This type of flags would be flown at the grounds of the schools where pilots received their training.

Like many other German flags the length of the flag is rather large. Of cotton construction, standard German red body color with a white stenciled eagle on the upper left corner. The center of the flaf displays a large outlined swastika. The eagle has the wings fully spread. The head faces to the left. It is clutching a wreath with a swastika in the center.

The edges of the flag are enforced with extra stiching lines. This measure helps prevent fraying when in use. A white cotton rope is secured to one end of the flag. The seams are reinforced with heavy duty white thread.

This is a close up view of the eagle. The head faces left. The wings are fully spread. The feet are clutching a wreath with a swastika in the center.

A blue ink stamp can be found near the corner of the flag. The design of the stamp consists of a Luftwaffe eagle in flight. This is an earlier verison of the Luftwaffe eagle known as the "Droop" tail due to the downward facing position of the tail.

The eagle is clutching a cut-out swastika. The letters "L" and "S" are placed to each side of the swastika.

This page is a recognition and identification guide for WWII German flags. Multiple detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out clearly defined points that should be noted.

One of the most commonly asked questions is "How much is my WWII German flag worth?". A price guide is included here to address this question. The value of the flags is reviewed over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth of the German flags in the collector's market is illustrated.

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  1. FAQ's
  2. Anatomy of a German Flag
  3. Identifying fakes and reproductions
  4. RZM manufacturing codes
  5. Construction materials
  6. Clothing tags and stamps
  7. Perspective view
  8. Purchasing a WWII German flag

This flag is currently being reproduced. It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this flag. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of the flag.

If you have an interest is seeing other flags of the Third Reich, you can do so by going to our WWII German Flags identification guide. Where we cover Heer (Army), Navy (Kriegsmarine), Air Force (Luftwaffe) and other organizations.


The value for WWII German flags and other military antiques and collectibles is provided as a means to educate the collector community and individuals who have a general interest on the field. The following is an estimated value. Prices may vary in every state and every country. This service is provided courtesy of MilitaryItems.com. The source for military antiques and collectibles in the web.

Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Value $520.00 $560.00 $600.00 $650.00 $725.00
Availability Rare Rare Rare Rare Rare
Invest Grade A A A A A

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