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MOUNTED GERMAN GROUPS.

1

WW1 trio, as : Iron Cross, Cross of Honour without swords, and Wilhelm Centenary medal 1797 - 1897 set canary-yellow ribbon.

£ 80

2

WW1 pair, as : Red Cross service medal (Ni 1872/1) plus Cross of Honour, no swords for non-combattants.

£ 50

3

WW1 pair, as : Iron Cross, 2nd class with Cross of Honour & swords. + ribbon bar.

£ 65

4

Another, as above, set crossed swords on 2nd ribbon, plus ribbon bar.

£ 65




GERMAN MEDALS, WW1 & EARLIER.





1848/1849 Friedrich Wilhelm IV gilt medal to the troops - "Vom Fels zum Meer" ; rev



"To his fighters who are true unto death". No ribbon.

£ 30


Koniggratz cross 1966 - Prussia award to the victorious army "Dem siegreichem Heere".



dated 3.July 1866. WR cypher on rev. Rampant eagle on front. No ribbon. Ni 1938

£ 35


Similar cross to the above, but dedicated to his Faithful Warriors -Treuen Kriegern 1866.



Prussia's army - "God was on our side, but His is the Glory" : Gott war mit Uns : Ihm



sei die Ehre. Ni 1940. Again, no ribbon.

£ 35


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

£ 20


1870-1871 commemorative medal in steel for non-combattants. (Nicht-Kampfer) - 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

£ 75





WW1 Iron Cross, 1st class; dished format (gewolbt). No maker's marks, sl solder repair

£ 120


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.

£ 50





WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, with swords. Ni 3803/1

£ 12


WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, no swords. Ni 3803/2 Scarce now

£ 20


WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, no swords blackened finish, for widows and parents of fallen German soldiers. Ni 3803/3.

£ 25


1916 blackened medal "In Eiserner Zeit" - by Hosaeus : given in exchange for items of gold or silver to aid the War effort. "Gold gab ich zur Wehr - Eisen nahm ich zur Ehr' ".

£ 15


Kyffhauser bund medal - -oval gilt medal with 8-line quote from Hindenburg; obv has flag



and thunderbolts 1914-1918 "Blank die Wehr, Rein die Ehr' ". By Hosaeus.

£ 15


Prussian Kyffhauser-style Kriegerverband medal, with Kyffhauser monument. Cross of



Honour, set padded black&white striped ribbon. 2nd class. (Husken 9650 h).

£ 50


Another, no ribbon.

£ 30


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

£ 25


Set of 6 coloured roundels, "Zur Erinnerung an meine Dienstzeit" - commemorating WW1



service, each with a different sceme - Army, Machine Gun, Artillery, Anti-tank, Cavalry,



or New Luftwaffe; measuring 1 inch in diameter. Attractive. Each … £1 or the set …..

£ 5


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".

£ 35


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

£ 25





Baden - silver service medal (ND 1916-18) Bust of Friedrich II / Fur Verdienst. Ni 215

£ 35


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

£ 70


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



"Fur Auszeichnung im Kriege".

£ 57


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

£ 20


Prussia - Service cross for 15 years , gilt. Ni 1974. XV in centre / crown.

£ 32


Saxony - Bravery medal. 1914 in inner swords; obv crowned E II cypher. Ni 2618

£ 70


Saxony - Friedrich-August medal in silver. Ni 2283

£ 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+

£ 60





NAZI / THIRD REICH.


WW2 Iron Cross, 1st class, marked 1/58 on rev. (Black on swastika sl rubbed).

£ 175


WW2 Iron Cross, 1st class, no markings. GVF+ usual wide pin.

£ 175


WW2 Iron Cross, 1st class, no markins. GVF+. Reverse skinny pin.

£ 160


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

£ 75





Medal for Spanish Volunteers of the Blue Division (1944) - twin shields for Nazi and Spanish troops on sword, helmet above, swastika below. Scarce. Ni 4069

£ 85


Italian-German commemorative medal for the African campaign, normally struck in silver or bronze - this one a late-war issue in ali. Ni 4070/4071. Ribbon faded.

£ 65


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


War Merit Cross, 2nd class, no swords. Ni 3836

£ 25


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

£ 15


Luftschutz medal Ni 3509. Attractive purple in ribbon.

£ 60


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


Another, in brown paper bag of issue.

£ 45


SA Sports badge in silver, Ni 3636/1. Maker's marks on rev. Upright sword on swastika

£ 75


SA Sports badge in bronze, Ni 3636/2. Maker's marks on rev. Upright sword on swastika

£ 50


Reichssport badge DRL set swastika below. Maker's marks on rev. Ni 3585 in bronze.

£ 30





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

£ 50


Another, sl enamel damage.

£ 35


Mother's Cross, in silver (Ni 3514)

£ 40


Another, in pale blue large paper bag of issue. Full-length ribbon

£ 50


Mother's Cross, in bronze (Ni 3515)

£ 30


Another, in light brown large paper bag of issue. Full-length ribbon

£ 40


Miniature mother's cross in bronze, set as a brooch.

£ 18





Care of the People medal (Volkspflege). Ni 3566

£ 57


Faithful Service Cross for 40 years, gold. (Ni 3524)

£ 50


Faithful Service Cross for 25 years, silver. (Ni 3524)

£ 30


Another, in its red card case of issue.

£ 38


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

£ 40


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

£ 75





Wound badge in silver, solid form. Ni 3845. (Some of the silvering faded).

£ 40


Wound badge in black, Ni 3846. Pressed-out form

£ 25


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


KRIM schild, no cloth backing and with only 2 lugs.

£ 50


BELT-buckle; marked Blut und Ehre with HJ-style diamond swastika, maker's mk M4/30

£ 65


BELT-buckle; in brass, smaller format than usual (5.5 by 3.5 cms). Eagle on wreath

£ 75


BELT-buckle; marked Gott mit Uns, with piece of olive-green webbing attached. Afrika ?

£ 80


BELT-buckle; Luftwaffe paratrooper's, with leather strip attached, marked LBA, stamped by H.Aurich, Dresden 1940. Flying eagle on swastika. Some sl rust spots, scarce.

£ 125


Unofficial medallet in .800 silver - eagle on sword hilt with acorns & leaves : Ehre . Freiheit . Vaterland. Reverse blank except for floral wreath at edge.

£ 25


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



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

£ 10


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.

£ 40





Pin-badges / WHW, etc. (See illustrations).


a

Berlin 1936 badge in brass, 43 mm diameter. Eagle/swastika on olympic rings.

£ 40

b

Olympics 1936 rectangular badge, gilt. Date split across olympic rings. Rev. "Ges.Gesch"

£ 25

c

Another, this one silvered. Similarly marked on rev.

£ 20

d

Very scarce enamelled badge for British-German Friendship - "Ring fur Deutsch-Britisch Freundschaft" - Swastika flag and Union Jack side by side. On dark blue background; made by Deschler & Sohn. Hu 5304a.

£ 300

e

Sympathy badge for NS - red enamelled "Adolf Hitler 1933". Hu 4012 i

£ 40

f

NSDAP red enamelled party badge Hu 4011 b (rev marked M1 / 90)

£ 25

g

Hitler Youth party badge "Deutsche Arbeiter - Jugend. Hu 9301 a

£ 40

h

NSDAP red enamelled party badge Hu 4011 b (rev marked M1 / 90)

£ 35

j

HJ enamelled badge for shooting excellence - D J Schiessauszeichnung Ni 3651 /1.

£ 50

k

DJV - Hitler Youth enamelled badge for 'Young People' - Deutsches JungVolk.

£ 30

l

Pin-badge in brass for Youth Day in Bavaria - Tag der Jugend in Bayern 1933.

£ 20

m

Red enamelled pin badge for NSRKB - NS Reichs-KriegerBund. Hu 9653 a

£ 15

p

HJ sports pin badge - RJA over swastika, silvered.

£ 15

q

Hitler Youth standard member's badge in enamels. Hu 9301 b, diamond shaped.

£ 20

r

Another, different style, large off-set swastika in black enamels, set red/white enamels.

£ 30





Large red enamelled plaque for Saar repatriation - Saar Treue Fahrt 1934. NSKK DDAC; made by Rob. Neff. Berlin W.57 (as marked on rev.) See illustration.

£ 100


Lead cast model of Hitler in saluting pose, hand-painted. Height 6.8 cms.

£ 60


Ribbon devices - little collection of 8; army, luftwaffe, police add-ons. Each

£ 10


Cloth arm-band - red with black swastika on white circle. Slightly musty.

£ 20


Flag - large rectangular 75 cms by 95 cms, red, as usual with a few stains.

£ 150


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 !)

£ 150


DLRG pin in bronze (Deutsche LebensRettungsGesellschaft)

£ 4

n

DLRG pin in silver (Deutsche LebensRettungsGesellschaft)

£ 5


Tinny - Naval : Tag der deutschen Seefahrt 25/26.5.1935. "Seefahrt ist Not". By Keck

£ 25


Tinny - Deutsch ist die Saar 1934; octagonal in brass. "Des deutschen Ehre ist Treue"

£ 16


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

£ 10


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

£ 85


Propaganda medallet in aluminium - "Vote list 10" 24.April 1932 NSDAP / naked soldier with sword attacking the 3-headed hydra.

£ 12


HJ achievement badge (Fur Leistung in der HJ) Ni 3640.

£ 45


Another, similar, but in cloth.

£ 25


BDM achievement badge in silver "Fur Leistungen im DJ" - German Young Folk (Jungvolk)



marked 'B' on reverse, denoting official Ersatzstuck. With matching miniature !

£ 120


Nurnberg Party badge Ni 3720, solid form for 1929. Eagle on nazi helmet. 1914-1919.

£ 70


Day badge for 1938, in alu. (Reichsparteitag), by G.Brehmer, Markneukirchen

£ 20


Battle-badges :



Infantry Sturm-abzeichen. In 'silver', hollow form Ni 2890/1

£ 70


General Assault badge, solid form, skinny pin. Ni 3896

£ 60


Tank battle badge, solid form (slight patches of corrosion on rev.) Ni 3906

£ 90


Another, this one hollow, pressed-out form. Ni 3906 / 1

£ 100


Luftwaffe Flack artillery, grey-ish tone, marked WH on rev. Ni 3986

£ 125





Ribbon bars :



Twin - WW2 Iron Cross, plus Ost medaille

£ 5


WW2 Iron Cross

£ 4


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

£ 5


WW1 Cross of Honour, set crossed swords

£ 3


WW2 blue ribbon (multi-uses).

£ 3


Set - one of each of these 5 ………….

£ 16




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

Soldbuch to Peter Sumner, Feld Gendarm / MG; 4 periods noted in 1943/44.

£ 25




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

Another, to Gefr. Ernst MIRAU of Inf. Gesch. Ers. Kp.211 in Cologne on 5/7/1941

£ 60




5

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

6

Another, to Feldwebel Hans GREFF of 13.J.G. Inf. Reg. 283 on 18/1/11944.

£ 40

7

Another, to Uffz. Werner MASS of 2 / Pz. Gren. Regt. 74 on 12/10/1942

£ 45




8

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



on 26th January, 1943.

£ 40

9

Another, to San-Gefreiter Albert MARQUARDT on 20 / 4 / 1943.

£ 40

10

Another, to Obergefreiter Florian SETTELE in Munich on 20 / 4 / 1944.

£ 40




11

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



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

£ 40

12

Another, to Ogefr. Heinrich RAHE on 6 / 8 / 1942.

£ 40

13

Another, to Obergefreiter Rudolf KUNKE of 14. (Pz.-Jager) G.R. 171 on 5 / 8 / 1942.

£ 40




14

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



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

£ 40

15

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

£ 40




16

Hitler Youth book of instructions on the structure and activities (Dienstvorschrift) 1/7/1938

£ 20

16a

Another, later edition of same (Dienstordnung fur das Deutsche Jungvolk) 1/2/1941

£ 15




17

Austria Annexation medal to Schutzer Josef HEIDBUCHEL in Vienna on 25 / 10 / 1939.

£ 40




18

Eastern People's medal, 2nd class in silver. An unused certificate. (Ostvolker)

£ 35




19

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


relating to her house. (Nicely typed-up A4 sheet with 2 nazi stamps (document tax !)



plus 4 nazi rubber stamps, dated 1938.

£ 25

20

Another, similar, with only 1 stamp (1 1/5 Reichsmark) and 2 swastika rubber stamps.

£ 20

21

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

22

Machtubernahme - 10th Anniversary of Seizure of Power - invitation to the circus, from …….the NSDAP in Hannover - 31/1/1943

£ 12

23

Hamburg ID card , for member of the Sicherheits- and Hilfsdienst. All stamped up, 1940s

£ 5

24

NSDAP Hitler-Youth pink Warning sheet; fresh and unused !

£ 7.50

25

Sterbe-Urkunde - for 2 inhabitants of Atter / Dortmund. 6/3/1939. Stamped up

£ 10

26

Seifenkarte - un-issued for 1943 (February to May) for the Wartegau area; mint

£ 5

27

Wehrmacht envelope, reportedly to contain "brothel protectors" - stamped on the front: "Nur fuer die deutsche Wehrmacht bestimmt. Nach Gebrauch sofort zu vernichten". ! !

£ 5

28

Another one, as above, but this one is sealed with contents intact (and unused !)

£ 20

29

POSTCARD, as illustrated, of Hitler's bust superimposed on map of Germany; pre-stamped with pre-printed 6 Rpf stamp. 13.Marz 1938 : Ein Volk ein Reich ein Fuhrer.

£ 12