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1 WW2 group of three, as : War Merit Cross with swords, plus Wehrmacht DA medal in gold for 12 years (Ni3854) and Wehrmacht DA medal in silver for 4 years (Ni3855). Both last 2 DA medals with Army eagles on ribbon. £165



2 Franco-Prussian war group of three - 1870-71 Commemorative medal in steel for non-combattants "Fur Pflichttreue im Kriege", 1848/49 Friedrich-Wilhelm IV medal in gilt-brass - to his loyal troops : "Vom Fels zum Meer", From Mountains to the Sea, plus French Napoleonic St. Helena medal in copper "Campagnes de 1792 a 1815". £125



3 WW1 pair, as : Iron Cross, 2nd class with Cross of Honour & swords. £65



GERMAN MEDALS, WW1 & EARLIER.




1870-1871 commemorative medal in bronze for front-line troops (Kaempfer) - 'Dem siegreichen Heere'. Ni 3123 £20

1870-1871 commemorative medal in steel for non-combattants. (Nicht-Kaempfer) - Rev : W : 'Fur Pflichttreue im Kriege'. Ni 3124 £20

China War Commemorative 1900/1901 - Eagle killing the Chinese Dragon. Ni 3150

Attractive gilt finish "Den siegreichen Streitern", crowned W £100




WW1 Iron Cross, 1st class; rarer screw-back reverse with dished plate, marked .800 £150

WW1 Iron Cross, 2nd class - a selection with maker's marks on the ring ….. Each £45

WW1 Iron Cross, 2nd class, set non-combattants ribbon. (rare) £50

Museum-quality Copy of the famous Blue Max - Pour le Merite, with wide ribbon. An affordable gap-filler. Cased with image of medal on lid. £57




WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, with swords £10

WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, no swords. Scarce now £20

WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, no swords blackened finish, for widows and parents of fallen German soldiers. £25




Wound badge in silver ( for 3 or 4 woundings) Ni 3292 £50

Wound badge in black (for 1 or 2 woundings) Ni 3293 £25

WW1 Fur Kriegshilfsdienst - War cross for Auxiliary Aid. Ni 1966 (1916-24) £20

WW1 Red Cross medal (Ni 1872/1) "Fuer Verdienste um das Rothe Kreuz". No ribbon £30




Bavaria - Military DA medal for 9 years, 3rd class 'Treue Dienste bei der Fahne'. Ni 532 £30

Hamburg - Hanseatic Cross for Hamburg, excellent enamels. Ni 688 £70

Mecklenburg-Schwerin - Gilt cross for 1914. FF in centre of reverse. Original ribbon

"Fuer Auszeichnung im Kriege". £60

Oldenburg - Friedrich-August Cross, set rare bar "Vor dem Feinde". Ni 1564 £85

Prussia - very attractive gilt cross : Order of the Crown - "Den 18 Oktober 1861"

4th class Ni 1762, set in its original black box, ribbon below. Scarce thus. £200

Prussia gilt medal, commemorating Wilhelm's Centenary anniversary of birth. 1797 - 1897. Set on correct canary-yellow ribbon. Ni 1965/1. £20

Saxony - WW1 1914 gilt Cross "Fuer Treue Dienste". Uniface. £60

Saxony - Friedrich-August medal in silver. Ni 2283 £35

Saxony - Friedrich-August medal in silver. Ni 2283, set Friedens band. £35

Saxony - Friedrich-August medal in bronze. Ni 2286 £20

Saxony - WW1 1914 Service medal in silver. Bust of Wilhelm Ernst left. Ni 2410. GVF+ £65

Reserve Landwehr Faithful Service bronze medal - 2nd class "Landwehr Dienstauszeichnung II Klasse" - obv FAR cypher; green/white striped ribbon. £25




NAZI / THIRD REICH.

WW2 Iron Cross, 1st class, no markings. GVF+ Reverse skinny pin. £175

Another, usual broader pin, marked 1/58. (Black on swastika sl rubbed) £175

WW2 Iron Cross, 2nd class VF & better; now getting rarer Ni 3824 £75




Spanish Volunteers medal ; mint specimen in original paper wrapper (Kampf gegen den Bolschewischmus). Seldom seen. £150




War Merit Cross, 2nd class, with swords. Ni 3835 £25

Another, late War issue, made with more tin and aluminium !! £25

War Merit Cross, 2nd class, no swords £25

War Merit Medal, VF (ie slightly grubby) Ni 3837 £15




West Wall medal, in original envelope MINT condition (Ni 3520) £25

BULK Buy (investment ?) - lot of 10 West Wall medals, as above…… £200

East Front medal (Ostmedaille) - Winterschlacht im Osten (Ni 3850) £35




Mother's Cross, in gold, excellent enamels (Ni 3513) £50

Another, made into a brooch £40

Another, sl enamel damage. £35

Mother's Cross, in silver (Ni 3514) £40

Mother's Cross, in bronze (Ni 3515) £30

Mint set of all 3 Mother's Crosses - AU, AR and AE. Full-length ribbons £150




Faithful Service Cross for 40 years, gold. (Ni 3522) £50

Eastern People's medal, no swords (Ostvolker). Ni 4063 £40

Sudetenland annexation, 1. Okober. 1938 (Ni 3517) £40

Another, mint condition, in its deluxe blood-red case of issue. £75




Wound badge in black, (part of a mint hoard) Ni 3846. Pressed-out form £25

Belt-buckle (Koppelschloss), gilt with "Gott mit Uns". £40

Cloth Jewish star of David, worn by German Jews (Jude) c.13cms square. RARE - … part of a roll retrieved by the finder in Buchenwald at the War's end. £20

As above, but a row of six Stars, as woven in the original roll £100

Afrika korps cloth title - part of a roll (ex Deschler Munchen). Fresh condition £20

Army cloth shoulder-title : wings-outstretched eagle on swastika. Grey felt-cloth £18




Match-box - one side "Deutsches Geschaft" with eagle and swastika sun rising, other

side "Welt-Holzer". Still full with matches !! £10

Match-box for SS - "Komm auch Du ! Das schwarze Korps wartet auf Dich!" £15

Waffen - SS : paper sealed envelope containing a pipe, a Christmas 1943 gift from the Reichsfuhrer to his brave soldiers. "Vom Reichsfuhrer fur seine tapferen Soldaten der Waffen-SS - Kriegsweihnachten 1943. £45

Tank battle-badge in war-metal. Ni 3906 War booty : bottom pin catch is missing £46

Marine Artillery battle-badge, gilt oak-leaves surround. Ni 3931. Also war booty : reverse

pin and catch missing. Still collectible. (Intact price E 280!) £70




Pin-badges / WHW.

British 'Nazi emblem' badge - early 1930s enamelled badge from the National War Savings Committee; 'For Service' - red and black enamelled round badge with swastika in centre. As per Husken's catalogue (Ref. J5 04a - rated 500 Euros !) £200

DLRG pin in silver (Deutsche LebensRettungsGesellschaft) £6

DLRG pin in bronze (Deutsche LebensRettungsGesellschaft) £4

Hitler medal - in bronze to celebrate his birth 50 years before. Attractive £55

Satirical anti-semitic medal - 1939. Helmeted soldier and scene of workers : legend tells of the German struggle for peace (!) against the Versailles treaty. Reverse depicts a grotesque caricature of a Jew with star of David, money-bag and shells and the legend - "Wofur kampfen unsere Feinde" - 'that's what our enemies are fighting for'. Scarce £100

Tinny - Tag der Arbeit 1934 with eagle & swastika, head, hammer & sickle. Brass £10

Day badge - NSDAP party badge, in red, white and black. Rev. M1/108. £25




Ribbon bars :

Twin - WW1 Iron Cross, plus Cross of Honour, set crossed swords £5

Twin - WW2 Iron Cross, plus Ost medaille £5

WW1 Cross of Honour, set crossed swords £3

WW2 Iron Cross £3

Set - one of each of these 4 …………. £12



NAZI CERTIFICATES, AUSWEIS PAPERS and OTHER DOCUMENTS.



1 WW2 Memorial cards for fallen WW2 German soldiers - an interesting selection, most with a photo and description of his life & date of death; religious poems, etc. Each… £7.50



2 Kyffhauser medal, 2nd class (NSDAP Reichskriegerbund), awarded to Wilhelm STEFFEN,

Berlin, 13th April, 1938. This is a Besitz-zeugnis. £42



3 Wound badge in silver, to Obergefreiter Willi KOSCHORECK, of 8. I.R. 405, Feldpost Nr

03 609 E. Wounded for the third time (!) on 27/7/1942. Issued on 20/8/1942 £60



4 Wound badge in black, to Obergrefreiter Helmut EHRIG, of 10th Verst. Regt. Gruppe 603

wounded once on 15/8/1944. Issued 24/11/1944 £40



5 War Merit Cross, 2nd class, with swords, to Unteroffizier Willi DITTHARDT. HQ

on 26th January, 1943. £42



6 West Wall medal (Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen) to Einschaler Willy SCHNEIDER, from

Northeim. Berlin, 8 / 2 / 1940. £42



7 Eastern Front medal (Winterschlacht im Osten) to Obergefreiter Walter HORBERT, of

KFZ.-Ersatzteilstaffel 304, on 5 / 9 / 1942. £44



8 Faithful Service medal in silver for 25 years, to Steuersekretar Ferdinand HUCKFELDT,

in Hamburg-Altona; issued on 26/9/1938. £38



9 Another, to Mittelschullehrer Friedrich EVERLING, in Braunschweig, on 29/11/1938. £38



10 Power of Attorney document (Hausverwaltungsvollmacht) from the widow of Gustav PAAS

relating to her house. (Nicely typed-up A$ sheet with 2 nazi stamps (document tax !)

plus 4 nazi rubber stamps, dated 1938. £25
11 Another similar, similarly stamped up £25
12 Another, similar, with only 1 stamp (1 1/5 Reichsmark) and 2 swastika rubber stamps. £20
13 Kriegsurlaubsschein - Travel permit to travel from railway station onwards ; stamped up with swastika and dates in the early 1940s. A nice selection……. Each £7.50
14 Machtubernahme - 10th Anniversary of Seizure of Power - invitation to the circus, from …….the NSDAP in Hannover - 31/1/1943 £12
15 Hamburg ID card , for member of the Sicherheits- and Hilfsdienst. All stamped up, 1940s £5
16 NSDAP Hitler-Youth pink Warning sheet; fresh and unused ! £9
17 Sterbe-Urkunde - for 2 inhabitants of Atter / Dortmund. 6/3/1939. Stamped up £10
18 Seifenkarte - un-issued for 1943 (February to May) for the Wartegau area; mint £6
19 Wehrmacht envelope, reportedly to contain "brothel protectors" - stamped on the front: "Nur fuer die deutsche Wehrmacht bestimmt. Nach Gebrauch sofort zu vernichten". ! ! £6
20 Another one, as above, this one sealed with contents intact (and unused !) £25