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A WW1/WW2 trio, as - WW1 Iron Cross, 2nd class, with Cross of Honour with swords, plus

WW2 Faithful Service Cross in silver for 25 years. On padded mounting bar. £95
B WW1 trio, as - Iron Cross, 2nd class, Kyffhauserbund medal (gilt oval), plus gilt Krieger-

verein cross : "Mit Gott fur Konig und Vaterland" in 8 lines on obv, "Lasst uns einig sein

und stark" on rev. 1813 / 1870 and W. On metal backing plate (pin missing). £85


WW1 Iron Cross, 1st class - slightly grubby, marked KO under base of pin on back plate. £120

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

WW1 Iron Cross, 2nd class - with non-combattant's ribbon. (Scarce) £50

Hanseatic Cross, with red enamels :

Bremen - excellent red enamels (Ni 651) £90

Hamburg - excellent red enamels (Ni 688). £75

Hamburg - excellent red enamels (Ni 688). Slightly scuffy £70

Lubeck - the scarcest one. Deep red enamels Ni 1265 £130

1866 Koniggratz medal ( 'Treuen Kriegern'). Ni 1940. Obverse has "Preussens Siegreichem Heere" - "To Prussia's victorious Army" - Gott war mit uns : ihm sei die Ehre. £35

WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, with swords. Ni 3803/1. Plus matching ribbon-bar £12

WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, no swords. Ni 3803/2 Scarce now £15

WW1 1914/18 Service Cross of Honour, no swords blackened finish, for widows and parents of fallen German soldiers. Ni 3803/3. £25

WW1 Silver Wound badge (for 3 / 4 woundings) Ni 3292/1. Cut-out version (durchbrochen) £65

WW1 Wound badge in black (for 1 or 2 woundings) Ni 3293 £25

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

Bavaria - Luitpold medal. (Ni 461) Bust of the prince Regent l. In Treue Fest. £32

Prussia gilt medal, commemorating Wilhelm's Centenary anniversary of birth. 1797 - 1897. Set on correct canary-yellow ribbon. Ni 1965/1. Made from Danish, Austrian and French cannons captured in those wars. Known as the "Zitronenorden" £20

Wurttemberg - long service medal in silver : obv bust of Wilhelm II, rev King Karl's Jubilee foundation (Jubilaeums-Stiftung, set the correct ornate bar with 'W'. Ni 3022 £100

Wurttemberg little silver medal - for Bravery and Faithfulness "Fur Tapferkeit und Treue" Ni 3035. Obv bust right of Wilhelm II Koenig von Wuerttemberg. £25

Green enamelled Kriegerverein silvered cross, uniface.Set gilt feathered ... in central motif £20

Silver medal of Bismarck; his helmeted bust right; reverse with oak tree, his name and

dated 1 April, MDCCCXCV ( = 1895). EF, attractive and scarce. £65

Railways cap badge - gilt wheel with wings each side. Mint, with intact pair of rev lugs £10

Blackened medallet by Hosaeus; given in exchange for gold donations. Ich hatt einen Kamerad. £18

Set of 3 coloured roundels, "Zur Erinnerung an meine Dienstzeit" - commemorating WW1

service, each with a different scene - Artillery, Cavalry, or New Luftwaffe -

measuring 1 inch in diameter. Attractive. The set ….. £3

WW1 Patriotic medallet in WM - War items "Ub' Aug und Hand furs Vaterland". Rev has motto - Wir wollen sein ein einig Volk von Brudern. (We want to be a united people of brothers). Set top loop. £12

Vorwarts und Durch - gilt medallet dated 30 October 1895, commemoratibg the Jubel feier.

Obverse dated 30 october 1870, with iron cross. Set on b/w ribbon and pin £25

WW1 Prussian enamelled badge, from Preussischer Landeskriegerverband - Kesbern.

set on twin b/w ribbons with tassles. Made by Heinr. Timm of Berlin £15

Set of two wooden frames, with medals and plaques named to Paul LATUSKE, from Dortmund - KriegerKameradschaft Deutschland, awarded to him on the occasion of his 70th birthday on 4th May, 1941; Frame 1 measures 17" by 12.5", and has a mounted Ww1 pair of Iron Cross 2nd class and Cross of Honour wth swords, under a folded Kight's Cross ribbon (unresearched), with twin sprays of oak-leafs, each with 4 acorns. (These in cast blackened iron). Frame 2 has the Kyffhauserbund memorial, with crossed rifles and text -" to our Kameradschaftsfuhrer Latuske... Schutzengruppe Kam. Deutschland 4.5.41. Measures 10.5 " by 7.5". See illustrations.... £180


WW2 Iron Cross, 1st class. No maker's mark noted. Ni 3822/4. £150

WW2 Iron Cross, 2nd class. Ni 3824. Plus ribbon-bar. Getting scarce now - £85

Iron Cross, 2nd class, marked 4 on ring ( = Steinhauer und Luck). EF £85

Iron Cross, 2nd class, marked +7 on ring ( not sure which maker). EF £85

Iron Cross, 2nd class, marked 25 on ring ( = Hanau ). Mint, in deluxe padded black case £100

Wiederholungsspange - repeat 1939 dated ribbon-bar attachment, to go onto WW1 Iron Cross ribbon, denoting entitlement to an Iron Cross in both wars. (Ni 3825/1) With reverse vertical mounting pin. £125

Another Wiederholungsspange, this one in ZINC, with the correct 2 pairs of horizontal pins, marked L/13, indicating makers were Paul Meybauer, Berlin SW68. £150

Paper envelope to hold a Wiederholungsspange - "Spange zum Eisernen Kreuz 2. Klasse",

issued by Wilhelm Deumer, Ludenscheid. (Marked thus on back). Buff-coloured £20

War Merit Cross, with swords, in paper bag of issue (Kriegsverdienstkreuz). £45

War Merit Cross, with swords, (Kriegsverdienstkreuz). £30

War Merit Cross, with swords, late war issue, (ie greyish metal) (Kriegsverdienstkreuz). £25

War Merit Medal, Ni 3837. £20

War Merit Medal, VF (ie slightly grubby) Ni 3837 £12

Wehrmacht Army Faithful Service medal, in silver for 4 years. Ni 3855, 4th class. On pin £50

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

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

Faithful Service Cross for 40 years, gold. (Ni 3522), set pin, as for wear. £65

Wound badge in silver, stamped-out form, marked '81' on rev. (=Overhoff & Co, Ludenscheid) £60

Wound badge in black, similar to above, marked L/54 on reverse. Nearly Mint £50

Mother's Cross, in gold, damaged enamels, (Ni 3513) thus .... £30

Mother's Cross, in silver, Mint condition, with full-length ribbon. £50

Mother's Cross, in silver (Ni 3514) £45

Mother's Cross, in bronze (Ni 3515) £35

Mother's Cross, in bronze, some enamel damage, thus .......... £20

Luftschutz medal 1938; grey metal. (Air-raid precautions) - short ribbon £40

Volkspflege medal (Care of the People). Ni 3566 £80

Austria annexation medal, 13. Marz 1938, scarce. £50

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

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

Cloth Jewish Star of David, as worn by German Jews (Jude) c. 13 cms square. RARE ...

part of a roll retrieved by the finder in Buchenwald at the War's end ...... £20

As above, but a complete row of six yellow stars, as woven in the original roll. £100

Large bronze prize medal for the Saengerbundesfest, held on July 21/24, 1932 in Frankfurt am Main (Goethe year), features large bust of the the playright Goethe (Germany's Shakespeare); view of the Paulskirche with text : "ich glaube an die Ewigkeit meines Volkes" - I believe in the the eternity of my people. Measures 9 cms by 6.5 cms, with top loop. (Oval). Impressive £60

Nazi era box of matches (full). Swastika with eagle "Deutsches Geschaft). £7.50

Brown envelope, "Nur fur die deutsche Wehrmacht bestimmt. Nach Gebrauch sofort zu vernichten." (Only for use by the German Wehrmacht - destroy immediately after use)..... £10

Another, as above, but this one sealed, with contents. (A condom !!) Unused. £20

Ribbon bars :

WW2 Iron Cross £3

Twin - WW1 Iron Cross, plus Cross of Honour, set crossed swords £4

WW1 Cross of Honour, set crossed swords £2

Set - one of each of these 3 …………. £7.50

Pin-badges etc.

Day badge for 1937 - "Reichsparteitag", round grey metal, with maker's mark on rev. £10

Blue enamelled glider's badge, with 2 glider birds. Hu 8816h, numbered 53387 on back of lapel pin. Deutscher Luftsportverband - DLV : Segelflieger. £60

Cloth in metal frame - 1936-1836 Berlin 4th F-Z Tag. (Tieste ref. Berlin 36-07) £20

Cloth in metal frame - Wiedersehens-Feier Berlin Garde-Fusilier Regt (Tieste ref. Berlin 35-16) £20

Cloth in metal frame - Dusseldorf 1937 : Deutscher Gardetag. (Tieste ref. Dusseldorf 37-01) £20

BDMA pin badge, gilt with colours, made by Gante, Berlin C.19. £12

BDMA pin badge, gilt with colours, similar to above, with silvered oak-leaf surround and "10" £15

Pin for Deutsches Rotes Kreuz - Wasserwacht. £12

Pin for DLRG, in silver. (Deutsche Lebens RettungsGesellschaft) £5

Pin for DLRG, in bronze. £5

Railways gilt shoulder patch, a train wheel with wings. Paper backing "RZM 4" NSDAP £25

WHW glass oval roundel, holed with string attached;

very pale blue glass, with Richard Wagner, his bust left. Holed, no string £5

blue glass, with Franz Schubert, his bust right. Holed, slightly edgy. £5

VDK - mini-set of 5 pin-badges for the Verband deutscher Krieger : VDK Deutschland, another for 15 years, 25 years (made by Deschler, Munich), 30 years, and 40 years. All variously with black and other coloured enamels. The set. .... £35

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 !) by Fattorini, B'ham. £95

Another, this one with man's button-hole reverse catch. (Other one has a pin). By Fattorini £95


a BOOK - Adolf Hitler, a cigarette-card album, 133 pages, with many b/w photos telling of

episodes and events in the life of Hitler, with a preface by Goebbels. Excellent condition, £60
b Another, as above, but with its outer card wrapper. £70
c BOOK - Yearbook of the RAD for 1939 (Jahrbuch des Reichsarbeitsdienstes), 108 pages,

with many pages of b/w photographic illustrations. £50
d 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… £5
e As above, a selection of 10 (ten) different ones. ................... £40
f Documents and certificates to Doktor Lorenz ROEDER, Geb.San. Komp. 1/8. (6 docs in all; dated from 1938 to 1945, including War Merit Cross with swords, German Nationality certificate (Staatsangehorigkeitsausweis), plus various proof of his qualifications as a doctor, all dated and stamped up with swastikas. £75

g 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 £35
h Another, to Gefr. Ernst MIRAU of Inf. Gesch. Ers. Kp.211 in Cologne on 5/7/1941 £35
j Wound badge in black, to Obergrefreiter Helmut EHRIG, of 10th Verst. Regt. Gruppe 603

wounded once on 15/8/1944. Issued 24/11/1944 £25
k Another, to Feldwebel Hans GREFF of 13.J.G. Inf. Reg. 283 on 18/1/11944. £25

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

on 26th January, 1943. £25
m Another, to San-Gefreiter Albert MARQUARDT on 20 / 4 / 1943. £25
n Another, to Obergefreiter Florian SETTELE in Munich on 20 / 4 / 1944. £25

p War Merit Medal, to Sachbearbeiterin Bertl BRAUN, of Sigmarinen. 30 / 1 / 1945. £25

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

KFZ.-Ersatzteilstaffel 304, on 5 / 9 / 1942. £25
r Another, to Ogefr. Heinrich RAHE on 6 / 8 / 1942. £25

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

in Hamburg-Altona; issued on 26/9/1938. £20
t Another, to Mittelschullehrer Friedrich EVERLING, in Braunschweig, on 29/11/1938. £20

v Power of Attorney document (Hausverwaltungsvollmacht) with 4 Nazi rubber stamps,

(Nicely typed-up A4 sheet with 2 nazi stamps (document tax !) Dated 1938 £10

w Kriegsurlaubsschein - Travel permit to travel from railway station onwards ; stamped up with swastika and dates in the early 1940s. A nice selection……. Each £5

x NSDAP Hitler-Youth pink Warning sheet; fresh and unused ! £5

y Seifenkarte - un-issued for 1943 (February to May) for the Wartegau area; unused. £5