This is an original Officer's RLB armband. The Star and RLB and Swastika are embroidered. The white stripes (that signify this is an Officer's armband) are sewn on. This RAYON armband is approx. 41 cm long, and is in excellent condition. INCIDENTALLY Rayon is a synthetic material. It glows under a black light. ALL synthetic items glow, that does not mean they are not genuine.