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(CS57) A nice example of the scarce Italian backed Albanian Fascist Party Badge. The badge is the standard style with the sword, the knot of savoy, the Albanian cap and a fasces to the bottom and is a diamond shape in red and blue enamel. In nice condition

GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(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.

GBP 80.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS152) An NSDAP Party Badge in Zinc being in nice condition. The badge is the painted type and has lost a little of its white paint to the centre. The badge is maker marked M1/159 to the reverse.

GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS156) A German maker marked Silver Fork. The fork has the official insignia for the institute of arts and science to the handle, this is in raised motif and shows a helmeted head with a torch and an eagle holding a swastika. The fork is in used but very good condition and is also 90 hallmarked and maker marked Bruckmann who was the manufacturer of Adolf Hitlers cutlery also In very good condition considering their age.

GBP 95.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS159) A Krim Armshield on Army backing. The shield is of nice magnetic construction with a magnetic backplate. At some time, the backing paper has come unstuck and has ben restuck down onto the armshield. There is also only 3 of the 4 prongs remaining to the shield as these can be felt through the paper backing. The shield has a nice bronze plating to it and is in very nice overall condition.

GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS161) A Superb example of a Mid to Late War Russian Front Medal in it's Paper Packet of Issue. The medal itself is virtually mint being the type with the lacquered silver rim and gunmetal centre. Being a packeted example has benefited it as it shows virtually no wear at all. It comes complete with it's original ribbon which is nice and clean. The paper packet itself is also nice and clean with no rips or tears, just a fold. This is maker marked Hauptmunzant Wein 40. A very nice set to acquire, especially with the medal being so nice.

GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS162) A nice War Merit Medal in it's Paper Packet of Issue. The medal is the early bronze/brass type and is in very nice condition being olive bronze in colour. The medal is complete with a long length of original ribbon and is also contained in it's paper packet of issue. The paper packet is in very nice condition with a maker's name to the reverse and the full designation to the front. Becoming increasingly hard to find like this, these early awards have disappeared.

GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS163) A Golden Party Badge for the NSDAP, being the 25 mm size. The badge although unmarked, is the type put down to the maker Deschler and has all the usual features associated with this style. The badge has to the reverse, its original pin, vent hole and number being 67222 There is no enamel damage to the badge and it still retains much of its original fired gilded finish.

GBP 850.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS164) A Superb example of five Navy Other Ranks Breast Eagles. The eagles are yellow embroidery on a dark blue base. The eagle`s have a backing cloth of canvas applied. The embroidery is nice and clean. These eagle were removed from storage at the end of the war in Norway by an English sailor and this has only just come onto the market. Virtually mint, impossible to upgrade. A bargain price each at

GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds) SORRY ONE HAS SOLD

(CS169) A Mint example of a Frogman's Patch, being removed from a store in Norway by a British sailor. The patch is a classic textbook example of yellow cotton embroidered onto a very dark blue base and it is the grade 2 with 1 sword at a 45 degree angle, with a rope border and a swordfish to the centre. Very rare to find.

GBP 1250.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS170) An SS Sports Vest Emblem consisting of a black circle edging encompassing a white circle with two black SS runes to the middle. The emblem has been removed from a tunic and is still complete with it's label to the reverse. There are also a couple of modern glue marks where it has been stuck onto something. Allegedly picked up by a British Navy serviceman at the end of the war.

GBP 350.00 (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)

(L1118) A Near Mint example of a Minesweeper Badge. The badge along with four other navy badges were picked up at the end of the war by a British serviceman whos son decided to mount them onto a frame and removed the pin and hook, taking an angle grinder to smooth the reverse out. Words cannot describe the carnage that was done to this little piece of history. The badge to the front is near mint, the back, butchered!! Ideal for anyone who wants to frame badges, etc. Recently purchased from a family of a British Serviceman with the following items that will be listed separately, numbered (L1112-L1122).

GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(L1120)A Near Mint example of a E-Boat Badge by AS. The badge along with four other navy badges were picked up at the end of the war by a British serviceman whos son decided to mount them onto a frame and removed the pin and hook, taking an angle grinder to smooth the reverse out. Words cannot describe the carnage that was done to this little piece of history. The badge to the front is near mint, the back, butchered!! Ideal for anyone who wants to frame badges, etc. Recently purchased from a family of a British Serviceman with the following items that will be listed separately, numbered (L1112-L1122).

SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)

(L1121) A Near Mint example of a Destroyer Badge by SH u Co. The badge along with four other navy badges were picked up at the end of the war by a British serviceman whos son decided to mount them onto a frame and removed the pin and hook, taking an angle grinder to smooth the reverse out. Words cannot describe the carnage that was done to this little piece of history. The badge to the front is near mint, the back, butchered!! Ideal for anyone who wants to frame badges, etc. Recently purchased from a family of a British Serviceman with the following items that will be listed separately, numbered (L1112-L1122).

SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(L1122) A Near Mint example of a High Seas Fleet Badge. The badge along with four other navy badges were picked up at the end of the war by a British serviceman whos son decided to mount them onto a frame and removed the pin and hook, taking an angle grinder to smooth the reverse out. Words cannot describe the carnage that was done to this little piece of history. The badge to the front is near mint, the back, butchered!! Ideal for anyone who wants to frame badges, etc. Recently purchased from a family of a British Serviceman with the following items that will be listed separately, numbered (L1112-L1122).

SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(M1160) An Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1914 being of standard construction with a magnetic core and silver frame outer. The cross retains virtually all of its black painted finish and the silver frame on this example is nicely burnished, surprising, considering it is only a shade under 100 years! (You have to hand it to their workmanship). The core is held nicely between the silver sandwich and the ring on this example is maker marked K. Very nice to find.

GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

(M1197) A Nice Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1939. The cross has had the paint removed from the swastika to give a two toned appearance. The cross is in the style of the maker 123 and shows that at some time, the cross has been put in a bench, for whatever reason. The frame has sprung in a couple of places, but nothing too bad and the cross is in good condition and underpriced for this aforementioned reason. Given for one act of bravery above and beyond the call of duty.

GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)

(M1434) A Luftwaffe Officers Parade Buckle being the rare 1st pattern eagle type with what is called the drop tail. The eagle is of fire gilt construction with the buckle being a nice oxidised and matt silvered finish, and constructed from aluminium metal. Ideal for replacement for any worn of broken buckle. Scarce to find.

SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 99.00 (UK Pounds)

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(M1345) A Hitler Youth Membership Badge in Very Good Condition. The badge is the Otto Hoffmann marked type and the badge is also Ges Gesch marked.. The enamel is nice and clean although there are a few minor cracks to it, which is to be expected for its age. There is also an enamel flaw to the white enamel, detectable by a magnifying glass. The over all condition is very good.

GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(MB153) A Hitler Youth circular red Runic Patch. The patch has the original HJ label to the reverse and is in unmounted mint condition.

GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(N349) A bevo woven French Vichy Labour Service Patch for the 34th Group. The patch shows a red flying stork as its main design. Unmounted and in near mint condition. For more information on these patches, you are advised to read Foreign Legions of the Third Reich Vol. 1 pages 138-145, where similar examples can be found. The patch is in very good condition and was picked up at the end of the war by a British Serviceman and stored away until now.

GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)

(N350) A bevo woven French Vichy Labour Service Patch for the 35th Group. The patch shows a man cutting a tree down. Unmounted and in near mint condition. For more information on these patches, you are advised to read Foreign Legions of the Third Reich Vol. 1 pages 138-145, where similar examples can be found. The patch is in very good condition and was picked up at the end of the war by a British Serviceman and stored away until now.

GBP 25.00 (UK Pounds)

(N611) A War Merit Cross 1st Class Withot Swords. The cross is the early heavy plated frosted and burnished type being manufactured by the firm of Steinhauer and Luck and marked as such on the pin. The cross comes complete in its original Case of award, which has the outline of the cross to the lid. It has a magnetic push button opener and magnetic hinge with a black velvet base and a white silk underside to the lid. At some point, someone has marked it with biro to the lid, as can be seen from the scan. Other than this, in lovely condition. A nice cased set becoming scarce to find

GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(N903) An Italian Medal for what appears to be Albania. The medal shows both the Italian eagle and double headed Albanian eagle to one side and is for a SPEDIZIONE IN ALBNIA. The front shows several troops standing about. A scarce medal to find.

GBP 65.00 (UK Pounds)

(N904) A Superb German Army Marksman's Prize showing a soldier standing on a plynth on silver pewter type metal with a gilt crown, and a gilt R below it. There is also a plaque fixed to the base which states "Dem Besten Schtzen A.4.10.1939 V.Komp Chef D.K.Komp Zencominierski Oberstleutnant". This is a very nice quality item, with a spun marble base and the plaque in silver metal fitted to the base.

GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(N912) The Membership Badge of the State Federation of Large Families. A very nice enamelled piece with no enamel damage.

GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(N975) A Blank Russian Front Citation that has not been used. The citation is in virtually in mint condition and would be ideal to replace any from a missing set, if so inclined. Very hard to find .

GBP 20.00 (UK Pounds)

(N1100) A mid war Russian Front Medal being the type with the oxidised and lacquered finish. The award has been used and worn but is still of nice quality and construction. In good condition.

GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)

(N1191) A High Seas Fleet Badge by RS&S. The badge is a nice textbook example with the ball hinge and broad bladed pin. The hook is countersunk in in the usual style and it has a raised RS&sS logo to the reverse. The front retains about 90% of its original finish of gilt and blackened front to the ship. A very attractive badge.

GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(N1192) An Auxillary Cruiser Badge being the two piece type with a separately riveted globe. There are no marks to the badge that I can see. The badge has lost much of the original gilt to the wreath, not through wear and tear but by natural absorption. A nice clear crisp striking, the badge retains much of the finish to the globe.

GBP 295.00 (UK Pounds)

(N1212) A Wooden Plaque with a Swastika and Propeller from an unknown country. My belief is that it is from Scandinavia as the swastika is the other way round. The plaque is about 3" square and has a backing to it. This is a well made professional item.

GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(N1213) A Nice example of the Dutch NSB 5 Year Membership Badge which is mounted on a sitckin fixing. The badge is numbered to the reverse 6786 and has no enamel damage to it. Given for 5 years membership to the Dutch NSB, these badges are quite scarce to find now. For a history of the Dutch NSB, readers are advised to acquire the book Foreign Legions of the Third Reich Vol. 2 where there is a whole chapter on the Dutch Fascists groups. This type of badge is discussed on page 143 of said book.

GBP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

(P18) A set of three World War Two British Army (Naffi) Tokens. All in good condition

GBP 20.00 (UK Pounds)

(P130) A WWI Hungarian Commemorative War Medal which comes with its original Austrian style mounted ribbon that is nice and clean. The medal is of standard construction and shows the Hungarian crown over a shield with crossed swords behind. To the reverse, it shows the date 1914/18 and has a steel helmet showing to the centre. Given to Hungarians and Germans, these are often found in German medal groups.

GBP 15.00 (UK Pounds)

(P208) A Cap Skull badge that appears to be from the SS 1st pattern cap. The badge is minus both pins and is in used and worn condition. It is reputed to have been removed from a cap by a British soldier in 1945. Very scarce to acquire.

GBP 125.00 (UK Pounds)

(P209) An army Sports Vest Breast Eagle being unused and unissued. The eagle has at some time got wet with the colour bleeding through to the front of the emblem, but nothing serious. The emblem other than this, would be virtually mint. .

GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(P210) An Iron Cross 2nd Class for 1939. The cross is nicely soldered up and is an unmarked example. The cross has had the paint removed from the swastika and a lot of the paint from the dates. There is also some paint loss to the reverse as can be seen from the scan. Still a nice example however, of this military award.

GBP 70.00 (UK Pounds)

(N1208) A German Day Badge showing a cross with the letters OS 20.3.1921 and two crossed tanners. In good condition.

GBP 7.50 (UK Pounds)

A unique Inuit Art hand carving of a seal relaxing. This simple yet elegant piece of art was made by the well known artist Noah Meeko in 2002. This carving comes with an Igloo Tag (Certificate of Authenticity from the Canadian Government) and has a base sticker with matching number. This carving measures 6 cm tall, by 5 cm wide, and 20 cm long and weighs approx 460 grams. The sculpture is made out of Sanikiluaq stone argillite and has a natural seam runnig through the middle as can be seen . A nice carving that is pleasing to the eye.

GBP 149.00 (UK Pounds)

(JC276) A nice stylish USSR made for export Wrist Watch. The watch is a mechanical wound movement by Raketa. It is shockproof and is a 19 jewelled mechanical lever movement. The watch is a nice clean example with a silver coloured case and a black dial with white Roman numerals. The watch has silver hands with a gold second hand. The case shows minor wear and tear with clean glass. The watch has a new brown leather strap fitted and is ready to wear. The watch has been cleaned and serviced The watch measures approximately 36 mm wide including the winder and the strap is 18 mm wide.

GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)
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(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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