'BeVo'-type armshield: 'Freies Arabien'
This is a truly superb - and extremely rarely encountered! - example of a colourful, 'BeVo'-type armshield entitled: 'Freies Arabien', as was intended for usage by the volunteers within the 'Deutsche Wehrmacht' (ie. within the: 'Arabisches Legion'), being a worn- and/or tunic-removed example in overall very nice condition. The shield was clearly once tunic-attached and does show some minimal age and/or staining (see picture). It is however not trimmed but neatly folded backwards and still shows some minimal stitching-remains (see pictures). These - original - 'official' German produced arm-shields as executed in the 'BeVo'-type weave (ie. German manufacture by the company of 'BeVo'!) are considered extremely rare: only a handfull of these insignia are known to exist to date. The piece shows the Arabian national colours with above the text: 'Freies Arabien' woven in arabic script: on the bottom it shows the wording: 'Freies Arabien' in German language. These armshields rank amongst the rarest ones out of the colourfull series and are almost never offered for sale. I have seen these sell for much more than my asking-price and deem therefore that this superb example is accordingly priced: simply a great occasion to acquire one of the most rarely seen German volunteer-shields!