Original steel pin for the Grand Opening of the Volkswagen Factory in Germany in 1938. This is an original pin with the following engraved on the front with red enamel filler: GRUNDSTEINLEGUNG DES VOLKSWAGENWERKES MAI 1938 The back has the following engraved: RZ in a double circle; GES. GESCH. 417-0 Pin is in excellent condition, with nice patina and no rust. Pin is 1 ½" wide at base, and 1 1/8" high. All item descriptions are as accurate as possible. Please check out our 100% positive feedback, see pictures, ask questions!! (We cannot access eBay at work, so all questions will be answered after we get home at night). All items are shipped by regular U.S. Mail, insurance required. Buyer pays shipping and handling. We prefer Postal Money Orders, but also accept personal checks (item will be held until check clears). We do not accept PayPal. Please check out our other items up for auction this week. Multiple purchases save on shipping. Please do not email us asking for checkout information after the end of the auction. We will send the winning bidder an invoice soon after the auction ends. Reserve is $35. Shipping by regular mail is $3 and Priority will be $5 with ins; this is anyw in the USA, we do not ship oversea's so please don't ask.