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MOUNTED GERMAN GROUPS



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. £160
2 WW2 pair, as : Iron Cross, 2nd class with Sudetenland Annexation medal (1.Okt. 1938), hung from medal ribbon suspender (markd DRGM). £100
3 WW1 trio, as : Iron Cross, 2nd class, with Prussian Service Cross for 15 years (XV on rev) with yellow and black striped ribbon, plus Cross of Honour with swords / crossed swords set on ribbon. £85
4 WW1 trio, as : Iron Cross, Cross of Honour without swords, and Wilhelm Centenary medal 1797 - 1897 set canary-yellow ribbon. £80
5 WW1 pair, as : Iron Cross, 2nd class with Cross of Honour & swords. + ribbon bar. £65
6 WW1 pair, as : Cross of Honour with swords, plus Wilhelm Centenary medal 1797 - 1897. £35



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 £80




WW1 Iron Cross, 1st class; dished format (gewolbt). No maker's marks, sl solder repair £125

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. £60




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

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

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. £35

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

"Fur Auszeichnung im Kriege". £57

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. £185

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

Saxony - Bravery medal. 1914 ininner swords; obv crowned E II cypher. £70

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+ £60

Silesian Eagle - 1st class (Steckabzeichen). Fur Schlesien, Ni 3299 (1919-21). GVF+ £95




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




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, in brown paper bag of issue, £35

War Merit Cross, 2nd class, no swords. Ni 3836 £25

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

War Merit medal, VF-ish, although slightly grubby and stained. No ribbon, Per ten…… £100




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




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

Mother's Cross, in gold, excellent enamels (Ni 3513). In deluxe dark-blue case of issue £75

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




Care of the People medal (Volkspflege). Ni 3566 £57

Faithful Service Cross for 40 years, gold. (Ni 3524) In bright-red case of issue. £75

Faithful Service Cross for 25 years, silver. (Ni 3524) £30

Eastern People's medal in silver, with swords (Ostvolker). Ni 4058 £50

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

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

Austria Annexation medal, 13. March 1938, silvered. Ni 3516 £57

Memelland medal (commemorating its return 22/3/1939) - very scarce now. Ni 3519 £125




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

Parachute division cloth title - "Fallschirm Division", thick green felt, a little worm-eaten. £30

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




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!" £12

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

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

pin and catch missing. Still collectible. (Intact price E 280!) £60

NAZI dagger - Wehrmacht Army officer's dagger with acorn rope pommel, plain blade. £350




Pin-badges / WHW, etc.

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 !) £185


£6

DLRG pin in bronze (Deutsche LebensRettungsGesellschaft) £4

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 £90

Day badge - NSDAP party badge, in red, white and black. £25

Hunting exhibition medal - 7th Green week Berlin 1932 / stag's head with antlers. £15

3rd Reich silvered medal of Reichsprasident v. Hindenburg; rev. a wreath, mkd 290. £25

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 ! £150

Nurnberg Party badge Ni 3720, solid form for 1929. Eagle on nazi helmet. 1914-1919. £90

Day badge for 1935, in bronze. By Lauer, Nurnberg; features Hitler bust with 2 soldiers. £25

Day badge for 1936, in alu. (Reichsparteitag), by Walter Demmer, Ludenscheid. £20

Day badge for 1937, in alu. (Reichsparteitag), by N. Reich, Breslau £20

Day badge for 1938, in alu. (Reichsparteitag), by G.Brehmer, Markneukirchen £20

Day badge for 1939, in alu. (Reichsparteitag), by Bruder Schneider, Wien. £20




JUST IN ! - collection of tinnies and other Hitler Youth badges (about 30 in all). Colour

pictures available to view, priced from £10 to £100.




Ribbon bars :


£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 Cross of Honour with swords for Front-line soldiers, to Arzt Georg HAFEMANN, in

Luckau on 28/1/1935. £20



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 Austria Annexation medal (1.Oktober 1938) to Schutzer Heinrich DURINGER, born on

6.11.1898. Awarded in Giessen on 28 / 10 / 1939. Plus the award of the Sudetenland

medal and certificate on 10 / 1 / 1940, also in Giessen. £60
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