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MOUNTED GERMAN GROUPS.



A WW2 trio, as - Iron Cross, 2nd class, Ostmedaille (Eastern Front medal), plus Sudetenland Annexation medal (1st Oktober, 1938). All mounted, as worn. £145
B WW2 mounted pair, as Iron Cross, 2nd class, with Eastern Front (Ostmedaille). £115
C WW1 trio, as - Iron Cross, 2nd class, Friedrich August medal in bronze, plus Cross of Honour with swords. Neatly mounted on red cloth backing. (Last 2 slightly buffed). £80
D WW1 pair, as Iron Cross, 2nd class with Cross of Honour with swords; both medals suspended from metal wrap-round ribbon display-bar. Plus matching ribbon bar. £60
E WW1 pair, as Iron Cross, 2nd class with Cross of Honour with swords; both medals mounted on large metal backing plate, marked TZ. Plus matching ribbon bar. £60
F WW1 pair, as above, ie Iron Cross, 2nd class, mounted with Cross of Honour with swords; this last one marked "83 R.V. Pforzheim" - ie makers = Emil Reukert. £60



GERMAN MEDALS, WW1 & EARLIER.




WW1 Iron Cross, 1st class - slightly grubby, marked KO under base of pin on back plate £130

WW1 Iron Cross, 1st class - attractive officer's dished form (gewolbt), in .800 silver, marked thus on reverse in the centre. Probably barely worn. Sold

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




Hanseatic Cross, with red enamels :

Bremen - excellent red enamels (Ni 651) £100

Hamburg - excellent red enamels (Ni 688). £85

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

Lubeck - the scarcest one. Deep red enamels Ni 1265 £150




South-West Africa medal 1904-06, in steel with non-combattant ribbon Ni 3166

Verdienst um die Expedition. Rev - crowned W. £80

1866 Koniggratz-style medal (but with 'Treuen Kriegern' instead). Ni 1940. No ribbon £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 Fur Kriegshilfsdienst - War cross for Auxiliary Aid. Ni 1966 (1916-24) £20

WW1 Wound badge in gold (for 5 or more wounds !!) - Ni 3291. Scarce £105

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

WW1 Veterans badge - Pioniere 1896 : Verein Ehemal. Hamburger Altona. On pin £18




1870 / 1871 Franco-Prussian war, commemorative medal in bronze for front-line troops (Kampfer) - "Dem siegreichen Heere". Ni 1941/1 £20

Another, in steel for non-combattants (Nicht-kampfer) "Fur Pflichttreue im Kriege". Ni 1941/2 £20




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

Silesia - medal for Silesia "Fur Schlesien", set on ruffed yellow and white ribbon. Ni 3303. In brass. £75

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 £125

Wurttemberg little silver medal - for Bravery and Faithfulness "Fur Tapferkeit und Treue" Ni 3035. Obv bust right of Wilhelm II Koenig von Wuerttemberg. £27

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

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. £15




NAZI / THIRD REICH.

WW2 Iron Cross, 1st class; with screw-back plate, marked L/58. (ie makers Glaser & Sohn, Dresden. Ni 3822/6. £185

WW2 Iron Cross, 1st class. No maker's mark noted. Ni 3822/4. £160




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




WW2 Iron Cross, 2nd class VF & better; now getting rarer Ni 3824. Plus ribbon-bar £75

Another, IK 2nd class, this one marked '65' on the ring, with its pale grey/blue paper bag of issue, also stamped on the reverse "Klein & Quenzer, Idar-Oberstein. Scarce thus. £100




War Merit Cross, 2nd class, with swords. Ni 3835 £30

Another, with buff-coloured paper bag of issue, £35

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

Another, with buff-coloured paper bag of issue, £35

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 £58

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

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

Faithful Service Cross for 25 years, silver, (Ni 3524) in its red card box of issue. £40




Mother's Cross, in gold, excellent enamels, in deluxe case of issue. Ni 3513 £75

Mother's Cross, in gold, excellent enamels (Ni 3513) £55

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

Another, in light brown large paper bag of issue. Full-length ribbon £45




Luftschutz medal 1938; grey metal. (Air-raid precautions) £45

Another, with short ribbon £40

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

Eastern people's medal, in silver, with swords. (Ni 4058). £70

Sudetenland annexation, 1. Oktober. 1938 , set rare Prague Castle bar. (Ni 3518) £110

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

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

Driver's badge, Kraftfahrbewahrungsabzeichen, in silver Ni3885, with paper-backing £45

Another, in bronze Ni 3886 with paper backing £30

Another, in bronze, lacking back paper, but intact with both lugs. £30




Wound badge in silver, solid form, marked 92 on reverse ( = Josef Ruckert & Sohn). Ni3845 £75

Wound badge in black, marked L/56. (Funke & Bruninghaus, Ludenscheid). £25

Wound badge in black, marked 4. (Steinhauer & Luck, Ludenscheid). £25

Wound badge in black, made in copper, most of the blacking worn off, but with maker's number L/11. (Wilhelm Deumer, Ludenscheid), with buff paper bag of issue, also marked. £40




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

Edelweiss oval cloth badge; nice period piece, (unlike recent issues) £45

Lorient 1944 Armelschild; long bronzed brass issue, set on dark-green cloth backing. (All are unofficial) Ni 3877. £45

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

Bronze Hitler medallet - Unser die Zukunft : Adolf Hitler / Im Jahre Deutscher Schicksalswende 1933. (Struck in the year of the German turn of fate). £30

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… £6

As above, a selection of 10 (ten) different ones. ................... £50

Box of matches, Nazi-era, still full - Deutsches Geschaft with swastika on front. £10

Bronze plaque with bust of Hitler, facing left. Named below, no maker's mark. 12 cms £65




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.

Reichstag - Besuch in Berlin. Brass pin, with view of the Nazi 'parliament'. £10

NSBO pin-badge, Hu 3206c £15

NSDAP red coloured badge, pinned to ribbon for the Ostmedaille and blue ribbon bar. £20

NSDAP red coloured badge (button-hole fixing reverse), numbered M1/42. (ie Makers Kerbach und Israel, Dresden). £20

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

Pin for DLRG, in bronze. £5

WHW glass oval roundel, holed with string attached; £7.50

Another, very pale blue glass, with Richard Wagner, his bust left. Holed, no string £7.50

Another, blue glass, with Franz Schubert, his bust right. Holed, slightly edgy. £7.50




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. £100

Another, this one with man's button-hole reverse catch. (Other one has a pin). By Fattorini £100




NS RKB card box, containing a mint condition collar neck-sash to be worn by a flag-bearer,

marked 1 on catch (for Deschler, Munich), with black cloth arm-band with embroidered

NSRKB logo, and 3 further peaked cap accoutrements, all mint condition, marked either

1 or 2. And another black cloth arm-band (for funerals ?). The gilt chain alternates links

with either swastikas or iron cross motifs. ( 24 inches long). Amazing quality, and rare.

See picture. (NSRKB = National-Sozialistisches Reichs-Krieger Bund). ie Veterans. £500












NAZI BOOKS, CERTIFICATES, AUSWEIS PAPERS and OTHER DOCUMENTS.




Field post letters -
1 Sent from Feldpost 15319 by Walter Furh to his wife on 22.6.1942, handwritten. £20
2 A further selection, all with envelopes and contents, post-marked early 1940s. Each... £10



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 £40
4 Another, to Gefr. Ernst MIRAU of Inf. Gesch. Ers. Kp.211 in Cologne on 5/7/1941 £40



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 £30
6 Another, to Feldwebel Hans GREFF of 13.J.G. Inf. Reg. 283 on 18/1/11944. £30



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

on 26th January, 1943. £30
8 Another, to San-Gefreiter Albert MARQUARDT on 20 / 4 / 1943. £30
9 Another, to Obergefreiter Florian SETTELE in Munich on 20 / 4 / 1944. £30



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

KFZ.-Ersatzteilstaffel 304, on 5 / 9 / 1942. £30
11 Another, to Ogefr. Heinrich RAHE on 6 / 8 / 1942. £30



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

in Hamburg-Altona; issued on 26/9/1938. £30
13 Another, to Mittelschullehrer Friedrich EVERLING, in Braunschweig, on 29/11/1938. £30



14 Eastern People's medal, 2nd class in silver. An unused certificate. (Ostvolker) £18



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

(Nicely typed-up A4 sheet with 2 nazi stamps (document tax !) Dated 1938 £12


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



17 Hamburg ID card , for member of the Sicherheits- and Hilfsdienst. All stamped up, 1940s £3



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



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

20 BOOK - Deutschland Erwacht. Cigarette-card album. "Werden, Kampf und Sieg der NSDAP. 151 pages, filled with b/w and colour cards, plus text in gothic script. Spine gone £50