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(CS143) An NSDAP Button Stud Party Badge being of full size. The badge has no enamel damage and has a nice clean front. The badge is maker marked to the reverse M1/100 as well as RZM. Nice to find. SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 80.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS737) A German Navy Breast Eagle being the embroidered type. The eagle is in nice near mint conditionand was part of a goup of items just purchased from a local source, GBP 45.00. (UK Pounds)

(CS744) An Early issue SA Belt Buckle being of one piece stamped brass construction. The buckle has the static swastika and is in good condition. Nice to find and Recently came out of a local house clerance. SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS839) A mint unmounted and un-used ex stores Pair of Finnish Army Engineers Sergant Collar Patches found in a store room. These were manufactured for the Winter War campaign between Finland and Russia between 1939-1940. The pair are mounted onto a backing cloth of hessian with the cotton thread machine sewn into the coloured wool, which goes through to the backing cloth. The patch when used would be cut in half and sewn to the tunic's collar, displaying one either side of the tunic GBP 10.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS874) A German Cross in Silver that has been used and worn in service and has enamel damage to the swastika . The cross has some enamel damage as can be seen from the scan. The cross is maker marked 1 and has 4 rivets. The cross retains a high percentage of it's original finish, although this has worn, which is to be expected. With less than 1200 crosses issued, these silver crosses are approximately 10 times rarer than their gold counterpart and less of these were awarded than a Knight' Cross showing the rarity of this item. The cross weighs in at 59-60 grams GBP 2250.00 (UK Pounds)

(MB134) A rare to find Werkschutz Breast Eagle/Gorget for 'Factory-Protection' Police The award is a late war issue in painted zinc, this is marked 'Hermann Aurich,Dresden'. To the reverse The needle is iron-magnetic, and the shield measures 10,5 cm x 5,8 cms. In excellent + condition . Very nice to find. GBP 375.00 (UK Pounds)
(MC21) A 10 Year NSDAP Cross In its Case of Issue. The cross is the lightweight single stamped style made from an alloy of coupal. The ribbon has been sewn up but the pin has become detached and is in the case. The medal is in virtually mint condition. The card case has suffered some damage to the lid where it looks like someone has trodden on it, and split the side. Other than this, it would have been near mint. Scarce to find and priced for condition. This was part of a group picked up by someone who was obviously in charge of de-nazification or had light fingers! GBP 200.00 (UK Pounds)
(MC25) A Nice used example of a mid to late war one piece cast in eye ring War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords. The award retains some of its original bronzed finish but has now started to turn zinc in colour. The award is complete with a piece of nice long ribbon. These were given to soldiers who had acted bravely in the field but not in front of the enemy. This was part of a group picked up by someone who was obviously in charge of de-nazification or had light fingers! GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)
(MC45) A Nice example of a Russian Front Medal. This example is of mid war construction wtih a zinc silvered edge and gun metalled centre. The medal is marked No. 7 on the medal loop. Nice quality. This was part of a group picked up by someone who was obviously in charge of de-nazification or had light fingers! GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)
(MC222) A nice and unusual Gau Tag for Ost Hannover 1939 showing the Neolithic Ruins. Then the seaport of Hannover and finally the people's car being the VolksWagen Beetle. Very nice and unusual badge to acquire. The back is backed with cork and shows a paper hinge and metal pin fixing. SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(P629) An Iron Cross 2nd Class from WWI being the 1914/18 type. The cross retains much of its original finish, which is really nice for an award over 100 years old. The cross is of three piece magnetic construction with a ring marking that looks like an O. Scarce variation to acquire, complete with its ribbon. GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)

(P641) A used and worn World War Two German Silver Wound Badge. This is the zinc cast type and has no makers mark but is probably a No 4. Priced for condition GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(R24) A Small Plastic NSDAP Flag. The flag has a plastic red background with a white plastic roundel and black plastic swastika added. There are three tassels hanging from the base. Then it is edged in a white plastic also. When it was removed, it appears to have been pulled from a display and snapped off one off the plastic rope holding corners. This can be easily repaired. Very unusual item. Priced for condition. GBP 99.00 (UK Pounds)

(R25) A German Army Cap Eagle complete with all its pins. The eagle is maker marked B & N to the left side and dated 43 to the right side. The eagle is of zinc construction with three brass pins countersunk into the back. There is some oxidisation as can be seen from the scan. But still nice to find a maker marked army cap eagle. SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(R43) A German/Finnish 1941-44 Travelling Badge for the border troops who served on the border between Norway, Finland and Russia. This badge shows the map of that area, showing the old frontier between Russia Finland and Norway, where these troops pushed on to try and capture Murmansk from the Russians. This was a commemorative badge for them. The badge also shows the name Petsamo. Scarce and hard badge to find. GBP 95.00 (UK Pounds)

(R44) A Finnish 1939/40 Summa Front Cross. This is the Early issue being numbered 10737 to the reverse. Complete with its original ribbon, the cross is of nice quality and construction. It is a Winter war commemorative issue item. Approximately 30,000 of these crosses were awarded. GBP 85.00 (UK Pounds)

(R64) A Nice example of a near mint Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1939, being the Austrian style of mount for the ribbon. The cross which retains virtually all of its paint to the centre, is of magnetic three piece construction with a nice silver frame around the edge. This shows no splitting or cracking, though it has toned over the years a blackish colour. The finish though, still appears to be intact under this toning. A nice example of a scarce mounted style. SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 115.00 (UK Pounds)

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(CS863) A Finnish 1942 Artillary Course Badge for "TKK3" & "Korpr.k" (3rd Battalion Corporals Course). The red and black enamel cross has a flaming grenade riveted to the front. There is no enamel damage . The cross is unmarked but the screw disc is marked. GBP 125.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS866) A nice post war made by R Souval, Knights Cross of the War Merit Cross without Swords. The cross is made from zinc with a silver plating applied, and comes with a small piece of ribbon. The cross is also on a old collector's label. Nice early made piece GBP 125.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS867) A Mid War example of a Navy Destroyer's Badge. The badge is an unmarked example. The badge retains some of its original finish and was recently removed from a display board and still shows some of the cotton used to attach the badge. The badge has a top hook and horizontal pin. GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS868) A Finnish WWII Cross of Liberty of Mourning dated 1941 to the reverse. The cross has the mourning ribbon of black and as such,was given to the family of a soldier who was killed in action in the continuation war. A nice quality item. The cross is in Very Good Condition. GBP 120.00 (UK Pounds)

(K3) A Nice example of a field made German Navy Marine Front Clasp in Bronze. The clasp is hollow struck in copper and is in very nice condition. These clasps were basically on board ships etc at the end of and after the war and issued to the German troops on board such vessels. The clasp is in very nice condition and is relatively well made for such an award. Scarce to find. GBP 325.00 (UK Pounds)

(K1309) A nice example of a used and worn Finnish made Nord Front Cross. The cross is dated 1941-43 and is the white centred type showing both the Finnish and German flag, as well as the Finnish coat of arms. There is some enamel damage to the cross which is to be expected as it is a used and worn item. These crosses were highly prized and worn by both Finns and Germans on their military tunics, with the SS 11th Nordland division being one of the units being awarded this cross. Scarce to find. GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)

(M820) An Infantry Assault Badge being the type with what is often referred to as, the pillow crimped fittings. This is where the hook and hinge are both encompassed on all four sides by a rectangle metal. The badge is of mid war construction with an aluminium style of finish over base zinc. This is still intact for the most part. The badge retains a high percentage of its finish as can be seen from the scan. A nice unusual variation to acquire. This came from a German house clearance agent. GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC309) A Selection of WWII British Paperwork to do with members of the British armed forces. The first is a Christmas Card for 1944 from a member of the 2nd tactical airforce and shows a colour illustration inside of the capital cities of Europe ending in Berlin. Then there is a Christmas greeting from a member of the Wessex Division, then a Christmas greetings again from the Wessex regiment for 1945 and finally, a 2nd army Thanksgiving on the conclusion of WWII. All are in very nice condition. GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)

(N944) A Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge being the Earlier Two Piece type with a silver eagle riveted to it held on by one rivet. The badge still has a nice overall darkened finish with burnished highlights showing the lightning strike hitting the rock. The badge is unmarked, as is normal for this style and the style is a well known textbook type, but mostly encountered with the eagle not attached and just the rivet hole filled. Nice to find an earlier version with the eagle attached. In very good condition. GBP 295.00 (UK Pounds)

(P349) A Nice example of a used and worn as well as repaired, British Union of Fascist Membership Badge. This is the type with the enamelled shield, the central gilt fasces and the letters BUF to the front. The reverse has the maker's name of W O Lewis Birmingham in raised letters. The unique pin fitting has had a lead solder repair. There is no enamel damage. This type of badge was used by Oswold Mosley's fascists from 1936 to 1939. Priced for condition. GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(P668) A Large Reference File to a German RK Winning soldier who was killed in action. The file is for a Helmut von Harnack of the Panzer -Abwehr- Abteilung 23. In the file, there is his war school results, from the 15th August 1939, hand written letters concerning actions, a regimental order of the day awarding him the Iron Cross 1st class on the 13th June 1940, a hand written letter discussing the action, a letter discussing how he was killed in action, and how he has been awarded the Knights' Cross. There are also some postcards as well as several photographs of the soldier, obviously not wearing the knight's cross, as it is a posthumous award and given to his family after he died. Several photo's show him wearing the iron cross 1st class, in panzer uniform, smoking a cigar. In total there are 34 photographs. A very nice grouping in very good condition put together by the family from the available items they had.SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 595.00 (UK Pounds) Awards shown are listed below seperatly

(R46) A Late war West Wall Medal in bronzed washed zinc. The award has faded in places, but is in overall good condition The medal ribbon was once glued to a board. In nice overall condition GBP 1750 (UK Pounds)

(R47) A nice mid to late war Russian Front Medal in nice used condition. The medal is the late war zinc style where the finish has faded to a dark grey to the centre and silver grey to the edge. The award is also laquered. Given to the troops who survived the winter battles of '41/42 in Russia, the medal is held in high esteem. SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 27.50 (UK Pounds)

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(CS107) A Superb example of the seldom encountered 2nd Pattern SS Totenkopf Cap Badge. The badge is of die cast zinc with a silver finish applied. This has worn over the years, giving it a nice two toned appearance. The reverse of the badge has both its prongs affixed into the reverse of the metal of the badge. The badge is also maker marked RZM 499/41. Nice crisp striking. This is a textbook example of the 499 type. The badge was recently purchased in a local auction from the estate of an ex British Serviceman namely Mr Sandford, we can give this as we haved his WWII medals . GBP 950.00 (UK Pounds)

(GH18) A nice near mint example of a 1957 Knights Cross of the Iron Cross in its hard Case of Issue. The cross is a magnetic centre example and the frame is a wartime S & L type with the die flaw. The frame is nicely silvered and burnished. The loop is straight cut and unmarked. The case is a two piece steel hinged case utilising some war time parts with a magnetic press stud. The underside of the lid is foam packed and this glows. The ribbon on this example is the rayon type that does not glow and does not melt and I feel is wartime ribbon at 50 cm long, making this a very nice item. Very hard to find. GBP 750.00 (UK Pounds)

(GH19) A nice and rare to acquire Post War Souval 1939 Grand Cross of the Iron Cross in a hard case of issue. The cross has a magnetic centre, being of nice quality and construction, but with the low swastika as is often found on his items. The cross is completely unmarked which dates it from the 1960's, I believe. The frame is nicely silvered and well finished. The loop is doubled and also unmarked. The modern case is a two piece steel hinged case, utilising the war time pattern with a non- magnetic a press stud. The ribbon on this example is the modern 1957 rayon type that does not glow, but melts. Very hard to find. SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 500.00 (UK Pounds)

(GH21) A privately purchased Case for the Iron Cross 2nd Class 1939. The case is the LDO 2 piece hard card case with LDO to the lid, and the case has had its paper hinge torn, as is very common. The inside has a cut out for the cross in the base, lined in a peach coloured cloth to the base, whereas the underside is plain. To the underside of the base, it's stamped EKII l/54. The cross that's in the case is in near mint and unmarked. It is of standard construction, with a nice magnetic core and a frosted and burnished frame with no splits or cracks. Comes with a piece of nice clean ribbon also. GBP 275.00 (UK Pounds)

(J1792) A German Army Sports Vest Emblem of black woven eagle on a white half moon backing. The vest emblem is unmounted but has a little dirt to it, nothing too serious. Other than this, the emblem would be classed as near mint. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(M402) A West Wall Medal being an Early example with its full original gilt finish all intact. The medal comes in its original Award Paper Packet of Issue. The packet is in used but good condition, with its manufacturers name to the reverse. The medal is not often encountered in such lovely condition. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(MB236) A Pre 1933 Home made style "Hitler Youth" Arm band. The band has the un-usual features of a emboridered swastika onto a white square shape on the tilt, emboridered on to a red and white band made from three bits of cloth The band is sewn up and has a few minor stains to the reverse. The band is in vgc although the band was clean.and when tested under UV light it glow due to this. Nice early item GBP 60.00. (UK Pounds)

(P83) An Azad Hind Medal. This is manufactured from fine zinc and has an eyering fitted to it. It is in my opinion, made post 1945 and issued to the Indian freedom fighters who carried on their struggle after the war. The award is of nice quality and complete with a piece of ribbon that is nice and clean. Very scarce to find. GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(P543) A Late War Russian Front Medal 1941/42 in very good condition. as can be seen from the scan,. The award comes complete with its original ribbon. The award was given for Service in the Russian Winter of 1941/42 . This item was recently purchased from a State auction clearance within the UK and came with some British medals as well as a collection of German items. GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)

(P702) A German WWII Memorial Card to a Hans Samseriter. The card is of two piece folded construction. The card shows a picture of the soldier in army uniform and states that he was killed in action on 18/6/40 on the Western front. The card is in very good condition. GBP 5.00 (UK Pounds)

(P703) An Old Comrades Day Badge consisting of a downpointing sword over an iron cross with a swastika. The badge has its pin fixing to the reverse and is a zinc example. To the reverse , it has a makers trade mark with a shield with an H to it and a number 36, probably for the year. GBP 7.50 (UK Pounds)

(P704) A German 1st May 1937 Day Badge in used but good condition. There is some minor oxidisation as can be seen from the scan, but nothing too serious. The badge is maker marked to the reverse Tweer & Turck Ludenscheid, a maker we cannot remember encountering before. Unusual to find. GBP 7.50 (UK Pounds)

(P705) A 1st Mai 1938 Day Badge showing a dancing couple over and eagle holding a swastika with the date. The badge is maker marked D & Co MENDEN, a maker I have not seen beofre. Unusual in the fact there is no RZM counter code or other information. GBP 7.50 (UK Pounds)

(P706) A shield shaped German Gautag 1939 Day Badge. The badge shows a man holding a torch over an eagle holding a swastika. This is for the Gau Mecklenburg area and has the date 8-11.Juni 1939. The badge is of aluminium construction but was originally gilded. To the reverse, it is nicely maker marked, both with an A trade mark, Assmann & Sohne as well as RZM M9/1, both confirming the A trade mark and the RZM mark for Assmann. GBP 15.00 (UK Pounds)

(P707) A War Merit Cross 2nd Class Without Swords in earlier bronzed metal, with a separately applied eyering. The medal has some minor age staining but nothing too bad. In nice overall condition. GBP 22.50 (UK Pounds)

A New Book entitled "Extreme Relic Hunters Guide To German Dog Tags, (Erkennungsmarke)". by Dan Mackay. The book shows a great selection of dog tags, along with a comprehensive listing of these tags, their abbreviations, so that the lay person can translate 99% of the discs they have. The 52 page book, which is in A4 size, has many many illustrations of dog tags, and other items, as well as drawings of tags. A very informative book on the subject, well written and well researched. My understanding is it is of limited printing, which has only just been assigned and ISBN number and only just started to be registered. So for those who want a sneak preview, we can sell you copies at 15.00 a copy. Well worth the money. It is stated this is one of a continuing series. GBP 15.00 (UK Pounds)
(MEDAL-CASES) Over the years we have had many collectors and dealers ask if we can supply replacement boxes and award cases for their medals. Also, others have asked what the best method of storage is for their investment. We have been approached by several suppliers of replacement cases, unfortunately, we have found the cases to be either of poor quality or priced far too highly, or both. However, one of the worlds leading suppliers of Third Reich Replacement Orders, medals and badge cases makers has recently got in touch with us and has offered to supply us with their products. We have found these examples to be of good quality and affordable. These cases offer real value for money, as not only do they protect your investment, but also show off the award to its best and the cases highly replicate the original award cases. This makes for a cracking display, they are good for storage and movement into the bargain. With some original cases costing several hundreds of pounds this means adding a case can be affordable, as well as practical. For more details please click on the image on the left

(Stickers) Part of a group of items, these sticker were used by the German police to show they had checked buildings for survivors and secured the premises. The stickers have 100% of their glue to the reverse and measure approx 15cm by 15cm. Priced at 3.00 each but for 10 or more they are priced at 2.50 each

 

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(K1237) A Large selection of a German Day Badge showing a man holding some ski's marching. I cannot remember where I have seen this badge but I think it was an SA Ski /whw Tradition Badge. The badge is in pressed silver metal and is of very nice quality and construction.

GBP 10.00 (UK Pounds) Each


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