1941 WWII German Shooting Award -
The German government encouraged its citizens to exercise and be proficient with shooting. A series of
tournaments were created for people to comlete. Individuals who demonstrated excellent ability were
rewarded with a medal such as the one featured on this page.
This page is a recognition and identification guide for WWII German collectibles. 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 collectible worth?". A price
guide is included here to address this question. The value of the collectibles is reviewed
over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth of the German
items in the collector's market is illustrated.
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a company dedicated to the preservation of military history and to providing quality military
antiques and collectibles to museums, institutions and the general public.
Of metal construction. Round shape. Gold colored with a green wreath around the perimeter. A large red
eagle is located in the center and is clutching a bullseye target with a black swastika in the center. The
date 1941 is displayed in the same area.
The word KK-Gewehr is displayed in the bottom part.
The back of the medal has a pin and some markings at its base. A ribbon is attached to the pin. Not
clear if it actually belongs there or if it was added later. The ribbon is white and has orange stripes
runing along the side.
Many German items are currently being
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 the items. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine
the authenticity of a german military collectible.
If you have an interest is seeing other collectibles of the Third Reich, you can do so by going
WWII German Collectibles
identification guide. Where we cover Heer (Army), Navy (Kriegsmarine), Air Force (Luftwaffe),
political, civil service, homefront and many more areas.