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Hi Dave, welcome to the forum, I believe the badge you have is not military, the swastika was used as a good luck symbol by many countries before Hitler used it for the Nazi Party. It looks Indian to me, in fact if you are in the US it could actually be Red Indian, the native Americans used the swastika frequently before it was adopted by Hitler. Here is an example of Navajo Indian jewelry featuring the swastika.  

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As the badge has a number on the back and a laurel wreath around the Swastika, I think this
would be unlikely a native product, almost more of industrial manufacture, and also considering it has
a pin fixture to the reverse.

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Yes it's hard to say although I don't think it has any relation to anything German, more likely some sort of good luck item, I only suggested Native American as I think that is where the owner resides. Another option could be from the country of India, even today there are swastika's all over the place there.   

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Eastern is a good bet, I've seen similar  designs  on Turkish items but without the laurel.

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Turkey and other Asian countries are well known for "Plagiats". Certainly not an item for a militaria collector, just a strange curiosity, a fantasy product, does not have any age to it, no way of historical interest. Here's where Science Fiction comes in, fact must be separated from fantasy, "...den Weizen vom Spreu..." Any skilled metal worker could make this, a waste of further discussion.

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