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(CS846) A mint unmounted and un-used ex stores Pair of Finnish Army Anti Tank or Armoured Staff Sergents Collar Partch pair 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 12.50 (UK Pounds)

(MC180) A Day Badge in the form of a leaf, with the following wording on that "Sieger Gau Westfalen .D. Sch.V.Kriegsmeisterschaft1940". The badge is a nice large size about 3 inches long by 1 inch high. GBP 20.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC181) A Small NSDAP Party Day Badge for Hannover showing a raised horse over a shield, with a swastika to the base. The badge dates from early 1934 and is of pressed bronzed metal. Complete with its pin, this is a very nice early party badge. SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC182) A Small Plastic Day Badge showing a German Mother rocking her child in its cot. The badge is of nice quality and construction of white plastic. GBP 5.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC337) A Nice Near Mint example of the DRL Sports Badge for war wounded recipients. The badge has a nice gilt wreath and swastika with the letters DRL in silver. The reverse is silver completely, and has the following in raised digits WERNSTEIN JENA and DRGM35269. The badge is in virtually mint condition and is becoming exceedingly hard to find, especially in this condition. GBP 300.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC340) A Nice Example of a Silver Pin on Breast Eagle as used by both the army and navy on their white Summer tunics. The eagle is of nice Early quality and construction and has a nice pin fixing with a bottom counterbalance hook fitted. In nice overall condition. GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(R57) A Nice example of what is known as the B.B. & Co Gallipoli Star. It is also known as the Iron Moon and was a WWI Turkish Deocration, often issued to German forces. This type is in enamel and is of standard B.B. Construction. There are a couple of bruises to the enamelling and a crack, but all the enamel is intact. Very nice star to acquire. GP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

(R58) A Man's RAD 4 Year Service Medal in Case of Issue. The medal is of bronze zinc and is the thicker style. The bronze wash is still very much intact and the award is contained in its original two piece brown card case of issue, with a 4 in a cogwheel embossed in silver to the lid. The case is nice and clean and the award is in very good condition. GBP 125.00 (UK Pounds)

(R83) A British Pair of Army Divisional Patches being a Blue woollen background with a Red embroidered Anchor to it. The pair are in fair condition with wear and tear and a small moth hole. This is for the 227th Independent Infantry Brigade Redesignated as 227th Infantry Brigade on 14 July 1943. Scarce patches to find. Priced for condition. The pair GBP 15.00 (UK Pounds)

(R84) A British Air Defence Patch Pair showing a hand holding a bow and arrow, with a bar to the base to show the arrow points upwards. This denotes anti-aircraft etc. The pair are in mint unused condition and unmounted. Scarce to find. These divisional patches were adopted by most of the anti-aircraft units during WWII. The pair SORRY I AM ON HOLD GBP 30.00 (UK Pounds)

(R112) An Iron Cross 2nd Class Citation which was framed in a larger picture frame with a piece of card, that has had the ribbon affixed in the corner. The citation is loose and hasn't been stuck in the card. The citation is a very nice early example that has been folded once. The unusual thing though is that it was awarded to a doctor on the 25th June 1940 and signed by the commanding general Oskar Vogl CO of the 167 infantry division. With it, comes his original iron cross, which is in near mint condition, being of standard quality and construction. The cross is unmarked and has a magnetic frame and the silver sides retain most of their original frosting and burnished finish. Very nice unusual set to acquire, especially as most doctors were awarded the war merit cross and not the iron cross. GBP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

(R122) A Luftwaffe Belt Buckle and Tab being a nice steel example maker marked JFS. The leather tab is also maker marked but I cannot see the maker clearly. The buckle was original purchased from the firm of Buschek Antiques for 180 euros and has the receipt to go with it. In very good condition. GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(R123) A Single Luftwaffe Officer's Collar Patch showing a single gull with a bullion oakleaf spray on a red background. This is for a Leutenant in a Flak unit. Of nice quality and construction, the patch has no mothing or loss of colour. GBP 10.00 (UK Pounds)

(R124) A Luftwaffe Rank Patch showing an inverted V with two chevrons. The patch has been removed from a tunic but is in good condition, ideal for display or repair of a tunic. GBP 10.00 (UK Pounds)

(R125) A Luftwaffe Shooting Lanyard Centre Plate, showing a luftwaffe flying eagle emcompassed by a wreath. The badge is complete with all four fixing pins to the reverse and is ideal for anyone wishing to restore a lanyard. This comes with a receipt fron Klaus Butchek. GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)

(R127) A Luftwaffe Cap Eagle being the Earlier 1st type with the slightly smaller wing span. The eagle is minus both pins to the reverse, but is of nice quality. To the reverse, it is maker marked W on the back of the swastika. GBP 22.50 (UK Pounds)

(R129) A Nice example of a Luftwaffe Other Ranks M43 style Cap Eagle for the ski cap. The eagle is unmounted with offwhite thread sewn into a grey woolen backing. Unmounted, the eagle is in near mint condition. The eagle was recently purchased in a local auction from the estate of an ex British Serviceman namely Mr Sandford, we can give this as we have his WWII medals also in a box with his details as well as quite a sizeable collection which will be listed over the next few weeks and months. GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)

(R130) A Luftwaffe Other Ranks Breast Eagle being in virtually mint condition. The eagle appears not to have been used but stuck to something as there are glue stains to the reverse. Becoming hard to find. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(R132) A 4 Year Luftwaffe Service Medal. This is non magnetic with a non magnetic flying eagle attached to the ribbon. The medal is in very good condition and was recently removed from a salesmans board and still shows the black cotton that was used to tie it to the salesmans board. GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

(R133) A Cloth German Para Badge in very nice condition, being ex stores. The badge has a nice yellow embroidered diving eagle, with an off-white embroidered oval on grey wool cloth backing. All in all, a superb example. GBP 99.00 (UK Pounds)

(R135) A Black Spanish Wound Badge in non magnetic metal. The badge has black paint with an underlying of copper tones. To the reverse, it has a silver pin fixing, with a hinge and hook soldered. The badge is in very good condition and although it is called the Spanish wound badge, was issued mostly during WWII. GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

STILL AVAILABLE FROM LAST WEEKS UPDATE

(CS51) A nice Italian silver hallmarked Medal for the fifth division alpina Valdusteria. The medal shows three eagles looking towards the mountains and the reverse shows a map of Ethiopia and their battle honours. Very rare to find.

GBP 95.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS171) A Near Mint example of an SS Bevo Woven Arm Eagle. The eagle is complete with its original glue on tag and there is a tiny hole to the top of the silk backing weave other than this is in near mint condition and is a nice black on off-white colouring. The patch is uncut and was brought home by a British serviceman at the end of the war with some other eagles and patches, we also have for sale. Very nice to find in this condition GBP 325.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS203) A USSR made Russian Convoy Commemorative Medal. The award was for 40 years after the end of WWII and has the USSR medal manufacturer mark to the eyering. Complete with its original pin on ribbon, this award from 1985 has been given official UK sanction by the British government to be worn by veterans of the Arctic convoys. Very hard to find now. GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS290) A Trade Badge being an orange star shape on a green background. The patch has been used and worn but is in very good condition. The patch appears to be for a motor mechanic and has been removed from a tunic.
GBP 7.50 (UK Pounds)

(CS299) A Nice Near Mint example of a Luftwaffe Reconnaissance Air Sea Rescue Clasp. The clasp is in silver and has the eagle's head riveted to the badge. The badge is of fine zinc construction with a nice silver plated finish which is still intact. The badge is also marked BSW in the upside down clover leaf. Of Superb Quality. This clasp has been stored away until recently until now, this has served to preserve it well. GBP 495.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS350) A German/Italian Afrika Medal being the early brass type. The award is complete with its original ribbon that has an ink stain to it as can be seen. This also has a pin fixing sewn to it. The award has the maker's name to the lefthand side of the crocodile's foot and designer's to the base. Nice and scarce to find. GBP 125.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS352) A Rumanian Pilot's Badge being of nice quality and construction with an enamel shield soldered to the centre of the badge. The shield has age staining but nothing too bad. The quality is very good. This type of badge was worn on the German tunics to pilots who served in both the Rumanian and German airforce etc. The badge has an unusual pin fixing to the reverse being a tubular style with a retaining pin dropped in the top to hold in position. Quite nice to find. GBP 395.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS361) An unofficial Luftwaffe Medal showing a barrage type balloon with a shield and a bat emblem on it, several years before Batman came into vogue!! The other side shows a Luftwaffe eagle and the date 1942 and the wording LUFTSPERRABTEILUNG 2/101. Quite an unusual item to find. I have only seen one other.
GBP 195.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS406) A used and worn Navy Other Ranks Breast Eagle. The eagle has no mothing though it has been removed from a jacket and cut close to one of the wing tips. Other than this, the item is in very good condition. GBP 30.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS411) A POW Dog Tag with the following characters stamped in STALAG344 NO31667. The tag is complete and manufactured from zinc. The tag is in good condition for its age. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS915) An Old Comrades Badge showing an eagle perched on a plaque with the letters NSKOV. On the eagles chest, it has an Iron Cross with a swastika encompassed within a red circle. There is also an upturned sword and wreath (the emblem of the NSKOV). The badge is nice and large and complete with it's pin back fitting. The badge is also maker marked on the reverse RZM M1/52. A very nice badge to find. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS918) A very scarce example of a Day badge for the NSB issued in 1940, this is for occupied Holland and shows both the broom and the sword, sweeping away the vestiges of the old system. The badge is unmarked and is very rare to find any of these collaborationist Day Badges.

85.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS921) A Slovakian War Badge for the Schnelle Division for service on the Russian Front. It has a number to the back stamped into it of 2464. . The badge has had a repair to the reverse with lead solder, soldering two loops to it and it can clearly be seen where the central pin once was. The badge is used and worn but very very rare. Priced for condition and rarity. GBP 200.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS922) A Close Combat Clasp in Bronze for the Army, being a used and worn example by the maker Ausf A.G.M.u.K. Gablonz and with the designer's name of Fec W. E. Peekhaus, Berlin to the lefthand side. The magnetic back plate shows what appears to be glue or melted plastic marks which appears to be where someone has stuck it to a board or something. These look like rust spots until you look at them under a glass. The clasp has a fluted magnetic pin with a nice countersunk hook and a cast in hinge. The backing plate is nice and tight and held in by four horizontal lugs. The clasp is in very good condition with most of it's original bronze intact. This has now turned a darkish bronze. GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS923) A Nice example of a Blockade Breaker Badge by the well known maker Schwerin Berlin. This type is shown in the book "War Badges of the Kriegsmarine" by Gordon Williamson on page 321-322. The badge is an earlier silver plated tombak type and is of lovely quality. 325.00 (UK Pounds)

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( N933) A nice example of a mid war made RS Panzer Assault Badge in bronze,. The RS mark is the angular form and can be found to the reverse of the Panzer on the badge in raised letters. Nice hinge and hook construction with the hinge soldered into a little lip into the reverse of the badge

GBP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS94) A Nice German Cross of Honour With Swords, being the first official medal sanctioned by Hitler's third reich. The award is of magnetic construction and is maker marked to the reverse KMF within three circles. The award is in nice condition with no rusting and complete with original ribbon. GBP 12.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS656) A well used Iron Cross 2nd Class 1939 by the maker No 24. This is the type with the oversized flange. The award has approximately 90% of it's paint finish. In vgc and one for the ring stamped Iron Cross collectors GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS845) A mint unmounted and un-used ex stores Pair of Finnish Army Anti Tank or Armoured Sergents Collar Partch pair 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 12.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS901) A Nice Example of a WWII Hungarian Bravery Medal in Bronze. The medal shows Admiral Horthy to one side and the Hungarian shield and crown with crossed swords to the other side. The award is on the wrong ribbon but appears to have been worn this way for several years. Scarce award to find. GBP 85.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS902) A Nice example of a Driver's Merit Badge on Luftwaffe backing cloth. The badge shows a steering wheel to the centre within an oakleaf wreath. This is fixed to the backing cloth with two pins bending over a metal back plate. All in all, a very nice example. The badge appears to be a gold version. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS903) A Finnish issue Winter War Medal for volunteers, in Bronze. This is the scarce type as issued to foreign aid workers who helped Finland in its struggle against Russia, with less than 10,000 awarded, these are very rare to find. Often given to people who helped, such as nurses, medics and auxiliary support. GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS924) A bronze Wehrmacht Supporter's Larger size pin badge being the 40 mm size. The badge is magnetic and retains a high proportion of it's original finish. The badge has nice fretted out detail and is of a nice design which shows an eagle's head and the letters just below the eagles head, with a swastika to the base all within a circular design. In very good condition GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC328) A Very Nice example of a Cloth Pilot's Badge in Bullion. The badge has the nice bullion work with the highlights picked out in black thread. The badge has to the reverse, the maker's name of F Schmitt Staff-Effekten stuck to the back of the badge. The badge is in very good condition with only some mild oxidisation to the bullion as can be seen from the scan. Becoming hard to find. GBP 400.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC331) A Two Piece Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge being the type with the eagle held to the badge by three rivets. The hinge and hook are counter sunk into the back of the badge in the construction, and are of magnetic metal. The pin is a nice coke bottle shape type, which again, is magnetic. The badge is of mid war construction with a silver plate over base zinc metal, which is oxidised to give contrast. The badge is maker marked M.U.K.5 to the reverse in raised digits. There is no damage and the badge is quite scarce to find. In very good condition. GBP 425.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC333) A Social Welfare Medal being a nice Early quality example with a good silver finish. The award could do with a nice clean and is in very good condition. Complete with its original ribbon that has been sewn up. The award was given for the social welfare of the German people. GBP 85.00 (UK Pounds)

(R63) A mid to late war U-Boat Badge that has been seriously over polished. The badge is of the Fredrich Orth style and has an uncut out swastika. Someone has buffed the badge as can be seen, but I think it will tone down over the years. The reverse still retains much of its lacquer over its gold wash, which is over a zinc base metal. In good condition apart from this. Priced for overcleaning GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

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(CS844) A mint unmounted and un-used ex stores Pair of Finnish Army Signal`s Officers Collar Partch pair 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 12.50 (UK Pounds)

(CS878) A Finnish Winter War Red Cross Badge dated 1939-40 to the front. The badge shows a red cross on a white circle with a blue enamel outer circle depicting a tyre, with the wording in blue enamel of 4/S-AUTOK.3940. This is for an ambulance unit. To the reverse of the badge, it is hallmarked and dated as well as maker marked. A superb example of a scarce to find Finnish Winter War Badge. GBP 275.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS897) A Nice example of a Paper Packeted Eastern People 2nd Class Medal of Merit. The award which is commonly called the Ostvolk Award, is complete with its ribbon and pin and is a 100 maker marked example. The award is the standard zinc silver plated type, with slight oxidisation and bubbling, which is common for these awards. It comes in a well used paper packet that has been partially torn but is complete. The paper packet has the award's designation in German as the silver class was both available to German and Russian personnel. Very scarce to find with the paper packet. GBP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS907) A German Navy Trade Patch showing a yellow embroidered lightning strike on a navy blue backing. The patch is in very good condition with no ageing or staining. GBP 7.50 (UK Pounds)

(CS908) A Nice example of a used and worn Black Wound Badge being the 2nd type, manufactured from brass. The badge has approximately 60% of its original paint finish with the highlights showing through. To the reverse, it is maker marked L/11 to denote it is a privately purchased piece. Nice to find. GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS909) A Bevo Woven German army Jaeger Arm Badge , showing three oakleaves and an acorn, within an oval green backed cloth. The patch is unmounted and near mint and scarce to find. GBP 70.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS911) A WWI British Pair of Medals in their Packet of Issue, being both marked on the medals and packet with the following details;-" 720318 GNR.F.J.Jackman. R.A". Both medals are unworn and unmounted and virtually untouched. The original envelope has been ripped but is mostly complete. Given to soldiers who fought in WWI, these medals still have their envelopes and untouched ribbon etc. Nice to find. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS913) A Finnish Winter War Medal 1939- 1940 in very good condition. The award is complete with its ribbon but has no bars. Given for those who took part in the defence of Finland against Russia. GBP 12.50 (UK Pounds)

(CS914) A German DLRG Lifesaver's Badge in Silver, in very good condition. The badge shows an eagle sitting on a cliff looking out to sea. In good condition. GBP 7.50 (UK Pounds)

(CS915) An Old Comrades Badge showing an eagle perched on a plaque with the letters NSKOV. On the eagles chest, it has an Iron Cross with a swastika encompassed within a red circle. There is also an upturned sword and wreath (the emblem of the NSKOV). The badge is nice and large and complete with it's pin back fitting. The badge is also maker marked on the reverse RZM M1/52. A very nice badge to find. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(E250) A Finnish Order of the Rose. The iron medal is dated 1918 to one side and shows the Finnish lion to the other side. It is also maker marked. A scarce award to find. GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC317) A Nice Iron Cross 2nd Class with 1st October and Prague Castle Bar Court Mounted Ribbon Bar. The iron cross is a nice iron centred silver framed version with the rare rounded 3. There is minor paint wear to the swastika and numerals, but nothing serious. The fixing for the iron cross is the type with the little bridge extra metal to the top flange, with the loop drilled in and then soldered in place. The 1st October medal is a nice Early bronze striking as is the prague castle bar. These have been affixed to a nice ribbon bar, with the ribbons actually crimped in position. The ribbons are nice and clean and the bar is a nice early example. Very scarce to find with a nice variant iron cross. GBP 450.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC319) A Virtually Mint example of a Cloth German Cross in Gold. The cross is nice and bright and appears to have been stored away for a while. For those interested in die faults on these crosses, this one has the number 9 fault to it. The cloth is mounted on army green backing cloth and is complete with its backing paper. Also applied is a price ticket by the manufacturer or tailor which gives it a value of RM3.75 and stating it is a gold version. Very nice to find, especially in this condition with a label to the reverse. GBP 750.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC320) A War Merit Cross 1st Class in its Case of Issue. The case is a nice hard variety, hinged and opened by a magnetic press stud. The case has very minor handling wear to the external parts, whereas the inside is virtually mint. The cross is also mint, having been protected by the case and is the type of Early quality manufacture. To the reverse, it is maker marked No. 50. It has the usual pin configuration for this manufacturer. Absolutely stunning example. GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC327) A Cloth Luftwaffe Bullion Observer's Badge being of very nice quality and construction. The badge has been cut from a tunic. The detail has been picked out in black cotton with silver bullion threads worked in, giving very nice detail and definition. Not often encountered these days. Very rare to find nowadays, especially in this superior condition. GBP 495.00 (UK Pounds)

(R69) An Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1939. The cross is an unmarked example that has heavily oxidised and toned, especially the frame. There are a few miniscule rust marks, as can be seen from the scan. Other than this, the cross would have been near mint. Priced for condition. GBP 90.00 (UK Pounds)

(R71) A mid to late war example of a Russian Front Medal. The award is maker marked 15 to the ribbon loop. The medal retains much of its original oxidised and silvered finish and was given for the horrific Winter campaign of 1941/42 when German invaded Russia. GBP 45.00 (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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