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BRAVERY AWARDS

(CS691) A nice near mint Cased German Cross in gold. The Cross is contained in the proper latter style of case without the gold border around the top or press stud.. The cross is the second style Zimmermann type and is maker marked 20 under the pin. It is the lightweight type and the swastika has no enamel damage. The central disc is age stained but the crosses blackened star and silver outer star are again near mint . The red enamel border isstill intact with no chipping or scratching and the wreath still retains a high proportion of it's frosted and burnished finish. . The silver backing star is the coupal style and has both the hinge and hook countersunk into the backing plate. There are 4 nicely domed hollow rivets holding the whole construction together. These are nice and tight and the over all condition of the star is near mint . The case has a couple of scuff marks to it with one showing through to the card underbase, but nothing too bad. The black base has the usual wear where the 8 points of the star have rubbed. Other than this, the case is very nice. GBP 2995.00 (UK Pounds)
(S366) A Very Nice example of a Rarely encountered German Cross in Silver in a replacement case . The cross has been used and worn and shows minor wear and tear, as can be seen from the scan. The cross also has a slightly loose swastika as is often the case, with these lighter made examples. The cross is a standard No. 20, which is stamped into the underside of the pin and you have a countersunk hinge and hook and four doughnut rivets on a coupal star, with a nice blackened star overlaid with the red enamel border and silver wreath encompassing the black and silver swastika. The swastika has no enamel damage, though there is some tarnishing as stated. The cross come isn a replacement case, that are often paced of as real. The case has a silver line around the lid . Opened by a press stud, it has a white silk lid and black card base to take the cross. A superb and rarely encountered item . It is estimated that only 1200 were issued compated to 30,000 of the gold class. Layaway available. SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 2250.00 (UK Pounds)

IRON CROSSES

(CS1131) A Nice example of an issued and awarded Iron Cross 1st Class for 1939. The cross comes with its original award Case and shows moderate wear and tear. There is no damage to the swastika or core. The frame in my opinion, has had a knock at the 6 0 clock righthand side on the corner, as there is a crack along the joint now. The frame most of its black finish, with the silver frame oxidising black in places. This would all probably clean if so wished, but as it has a nice overall look, I personally, would leave it alone. To the reverse, a third of the way down the pin at the widest poin, you have the No 65 stamped into it, for the well known firm of Klein and Quenzer. The hinge, pin and hook all work perfectly. The cross comes in its original domed award case that has an off-white silk under lid which is light beige flocked base cloth. To the underside of this, when lifted out, there is the well known impressed D & B mark, with the number 2957 stamped in. The box as stated, is the domed type, with a good working hinge and hook, which snaps shut when closed, holding the box nice and tight. The hinge and press stud are magnetic, and you have the outline of the cross in silver embossed to the lid. A very nice example to find. Priced for cracking. GBP 299.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1310) A Third Reich 1939 Bar to the Iron Cross 1st Class, housed in its original leatherette Case of Issue with a full image of the award to the lid in silver leaf. The award itself retains much of the original silver frosted finish. Complete with its original pin and catch fixing to the reverse. The award is a non-numbered example. There is the usual wear to the case but generally a very good example. The case is a textbook example and has the blue numbered stamp to the underside of the base. The award still retains much of its original frosted and burnished finish and is a nice quality example, being a Mayer style. GBP 750.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC734) A Cased Iron Cross 1st Class for 1939. The cross is a standard Rudolf Souval cross in virtually near mint condition apart from a tiny loss of paint to the top arm of the swastika. The cross is of standard magnetic centre construction, with a nice pin, hinge and hook fitting. It is contained in its Case of Issue. which is a standard domed type with the iron cross emblem to the lid, though there has been some loss of the black paper, as you can see from the scan. Also, there is some usual handling wear to the case with some age flocking to the inside, white silk and off-white velvet base. The case is a standard D and B type which is usual for a Souval. The cross also comes with part of its outer card case cover that has had one edge flap torn away when opened. Other than this, it is complete and has the Rudolf Souval maker's name printed to it. A nice eample of a bring-back veteran piece. This was recently purchased from a lady in Scotland, who's husband had brought it back at the end of the war. GBP 395.00 (UK Pounds)

(R115) An Iron Cross 1st Class for 1939. The cross is of nice quality and construction and came in with the U-boat grouping to Helmut Weinhold. The cross is of magnetic construction with a silver frame encompassing the iron core. The whole thing has toned, but the cross is of nice quality and construction. The cross retains virtually all of its black painted finish and has oxidised a dark colour. The cross is unmarked, but probably dates from around 1942/45 manufacture. The cross comes in a late war Iron Cross case with the emblem to the lid. This late war classic case has a paper hinge and is the vacum seal type. As is normal the paper hinge has split but the silk hinge cover is still intact holding the two parts together. Over all the case is nice and clean and its nice to find this late war type of case. GBP 325.00 (UK Pounds)

CIVIL LONG SERVICE AWARDS (Faithful Service Crosses)

(MC627) A Very Nice and Rare to find example of a Cased 4 Year RAD Service Medal. To start, the medal is in near mint condition and is the Early lightweight type. The medal is mounted on its blue ribbon and has a fixing pin to the top. The ribbon is nice and clean and is of good quality sewing up, mounted for wear. The award comes in its two piece brown card case, similar to the red faithful service crosses, this one has a number 4 within a silver cogwheel embossed to the lid. The case is nice and clean. These are not often encountered these days. This one is in beautiful condition too. GBP 185.00 (UK Pounds)

CIVIL DEFENCE , SS & SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICE AWARDS

(P441) A late war example of a Cased Police 25 Year Long Service Cross. The cross is of gilded zinc which has lifted in a few places, as can be seen from the scan. The cross comes with its original ribbon which has an embroidered police eagle to it in yellow. It is the nice wide style of ribbon. The case is a green two piece card example that is vacuum sealed. The inside of the case has a light brown flocking paper fitted and is compartmented for the ribbon and the cross. The case is in very good condition and has done a job protecting the cross, which is also in very good condition other than the gilt flaking.
GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)

(R255) A Bronze Customs Cross in its green Card Case of Issue. The cross is a nice Early quality issue of slim manufacture. The cross comes complete with its original wide ribbon and is housed in a card two piece paper hinged green case with a fawn coloured material under the lid and two compartmented base, one for the ribbon and one for the cross. The case shows heavy handling wear but is complete. Very scarce award to find. GBP 595.00 (UK Pounds)

(S630) A very rare to find veteran bring back SS 4 Year Service Medal complete with it's original Case of Issue. The case is in very good condition although the hinge has been split, and the end of one side is missing. So the case is now a two piece example, similar to the 25 year Faithful Service Crosses. The case has the nice white runes impressed to the lid and apart from a little splitting and handling wear, it is in very nice condition. The award itself is in superb condition and retains virtually all of it's original blackened finish. The medal has a nice shampfered eyering and tear drop suspender. There is some age toning to the medal but this is very minor. Very scarce to find a cased set complete with it's original ribbon GBP1000.00 (UK Pounds)

FLOWER WARS SERVICE AWARDS FOR MEMELLAND, AUSTRIA & SUDENTANLAND (13th March, 1st Oct Etc)

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MOTHERS CROSSES

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RUSSIAN FRONT AND OSTVOLK AWARDS

(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)
(CS353) A Cased example of a Mussert Cross for 1941. The cross was issued albeit unofficially, to members of the Dutch SS for bravery and service on the Russian Front by Anton Mussert. Hitler forbade this award stating that the Dutch volunteers were entitled to German awards etc and so the award was withdrawn, but only on an official level. The award is of enamel and multi-construction and comes with its original ribbon and pin attachment. In the case, there is also the official Ribbon Bar. The case is of tw-piece construction that has had the top ends split on the corners and repaired with sticky tape which is removing the purple leatherette finish. The case should have been hinged but this has broken. The case shows wear and tear but still nice to get an original and has certainly done its job protecting the award. These crosses are becoming increasingly hard to find with more interest shown now with collectors researching foreign volunteers on the Russian Front. This has caused prices to rise steadily over the last few years.
GBP 750.00 (UK Pounds)

(P109) A Cased Eastern People's Award 1st Class in Silver. Although the award has toned silver, there does appear to be traces of gold to it. I feel this is more of a lacquer than gilding, but the pin, hinge and hook are also gold in colour. The emblem however, on the lid, is silver. If the award wasa gold one, obviously it would be worth more, so we have priced it as a silver. GBP 325.00 (UK Pounds)

WAR and QUALIFICATION BADGES and MEDALS
(CS643) An Infantry Assault Badge in its Gasolene Packet of Issue. The badge is in virtually mint but oxidised condition and shows the lacquer has peeled off in places. The badge is maker marked L/61 and has its hinge and hook riveted into the back of the badge by a single rivet. This is a nice textbook example of an FLL assault badge. Scarce to find especially with this packet, which is also LDO marked. GBP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC680) A Scarce example of a one piece Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge in its Paper Packet of Issue. The badge retains most of its original blue painted finish to the clouds, with the eagle turning a grey/blue colour. The badge has a polished swastika. To the reverse. It has a cast in hinge and hook, with a steel pin affixed and finally it comes in its named paper packet, with manufacturer's details, printed in black to the reverse. The paper packet has been ripped, which is often the case, but it is complete. Very scarce to find. Priced for condition, packet as well as badge. GBP 375.00(UK Pounds)

(CS683) A mid war example of a Pilot's Badge. The badge is the standard BSW type with the usual flaw to the swastika. The badge shows some zinc plate bubbling to the reverse but nothing too serious. The badge is held to the zinc silver plated wreath by two fine domed rivets. The front of the award shows a nice blued eagle holding a silvered swastika on an oxidised silver wreath giving a very nice over all finish. Complete with it's nice pin and hinge fixing, the badge would grade as very good condition. The badge comes in the remains of its original card box of issue. The box is in fragile condition but still complete and has the awards designation printed in black ink to the front. Very rare combination to find. There is no makers mark to the box. GBP 650.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC334) A Nice example of an Early quality Luftwaffe Pilot's Badge in Case. The badge is the standard C E Juncker Berlin SW type that is in very good condition. The badge retains much of its original silver and oxidised finish to the eagle. This is a nice early heavy quality badge contained in an early quality case with a cut out for the pin, hinge and hook so the badge sits nicely in the box with a purple flocked base and a paper purple flocked liner. The paper hinge cover has split right the way along the bottom where someone has opened the case too quickly, but could be restored if so desired. The case has the original title embossed in gold to the exterior and when opened up, to the underside of the case badge card, it has the numbering 626KB impressed into it. Nice condition and quality. GBP 1250.00 (UK Pounds)

(N915) A mid to late war Close Combat Clasp in Bronze in it's frail cardboard box of issue. The card case was originally a one piece construction, but this has split and been repaired. The case though is complete ie both pieces are there and has the award's designation printed in black onto the card. The clasp is a mid to late war standard 1st pattern FLL clasp, with a separately soldered hinge and hook and magnetic back plate. The clasp, although it shows no wear, has faded giving a two toned bronze and silver finish. Very scarce to find, in case. GBP 695.00 (UK Pounds)

(R438) A Navy Blockade Runner's Badge with it's Miniature in near mint condition. The badge is a nice gun metal and silver plated example, being the type with the secondary dished centre to the reverse. This is commonly called the 2nd Pattern in some reference books. The badge has a nice silvered eagle holding a polished swastika on the prow of a cruise liner type vessel. This is breaking the chains or British blockade in its symbolic form. The badge is manufactured by the premier maker Schwerin and is marked as such to the reverse, along with the designer's name which reads as follows;- FEC. OTTO PLACZEK BERLIN, second line, AUSF SCHWERIN BERLIN. The badge also has its small Miniature being the 9mm size, which is again in very nice condition. The pair are contained in the original presentation box that has a cut out for the badge and a piece of cloth to hold the pin. The Case is blue lined paper with a paper hinge that is unfortunately split, as is often the case. The hinge protector is holding it all together. Very scarce to find in this condition, a superb textbook example of this award in Case of Issue with Miniature. GBP 725.00 (UK Pounds)

(P586) A Nice example of a Cased Luftwaffe Observer's Badge. The case the award comes in is a nice Earlier example that has a silk underlid and a nice velvet base. This has a cut out for the award. The award's title is printed in two lines to the top of the box in gold leaf lettering. The award which has nice fletched cut out work, is maker marked C E Juncker Berlin SW. The eagle is a nice heavy tombak that has been oxidised and silvered, with the brass highlights coming through. The silver wreath still retains much of its frosted and burnished finish. The badge has overall a nice character look to it. Becoming hard to find nowadays. GBP 1750.00 (UK Pounds)

(R440) A cased Observer's Badge by the well known manufacturer Assmann. This textbook example is of their usual late war high quality that shows an eagle holding a polished swastika on a late war zinc wreath. The eagle is silver oxidised and retains a high percentage of this blackened oxidised finish. The silver wreath though, has dropped much of its silver finish, giving the badge the same overall colour, as can be seen from the scan, apart from the swastika, which still shows it burnished finish, giving a marked attractive contrast to the badge. To the reverse, the badge has a standard Assmann clip, affixed to a circular base plate, soldered to the wreath and a nice block hinge and good quality pin soldered to the top. The badge has a nice pair of flattened rivets holding the eagle to the wreath and the A mark stamped to the reverse of the back of the eagle. Very nice quality to find. The case for the award is a mid to late war example lined in blue paper with a split blue paper hinge, the case has the cut out for the pin and when lifted out you can see "626K.B" embossed to the back of the blue cut out base . The lid has in silver the wording "Beobachterabz" embosed into the lid. The box is opened by a push stud which is magnetic and it also has a magnetic hinge. In nice condition the pair GBP 850.00 (UK Pounds)

(S382) A Superb example of a Luftwaffe Pilot's Badge by the Maker C E Juncker Berlin. Some people call this type the clipped toe, others use a different description such as J3, but all I can say is this is the type that has been recovered from both veterans and as souvenirs and just after the end of the war. The badge has the usual die faults and flaws associated with this maker and is a textbook example.in every way. The badge has a nice eagle held to the wreath by two small domed rivets. The eagle retains much of it original blackened finish, with a burnished swastika. The award comes in a nice original case that has the full title of the award to the lid in gold lettering. To the underside, the case has a blue silk lining with a blue flocked cut out base to take the badge. When lifted out, this has the usual D & B mark with the patent 2599 in embossed raised numerals to it. The case shows overall minor handling wear and tear. All in all, a beautiful piece, becoming scarce to find in this condition. GBP 1300.00 (UK Pounds)

WAR MERIT CROSSES & MEDALS

(CS1382) A rare example of a early quality War Merit Cross 1st Class Without Swords in it's Case of Issue. The case has it's outer card protector with the award's designation to it in black letters which has then protected the case making it virtually mint. The inside of the case on the white silk lid has the name Deschler & Sohn in black letters and the cross itself is still frosted and burnished and maker marked 1 to the reverse of the pin. It was one of those found last year in the possession of the Deschler family. Very nice near mint condition, that could not be bettered in my opinion. GBP 425.00 (UK Pounds)

(N892) A Cased War Merit Cross 1st Class Without Swords. This is the early nickel style that is of good quality and construction. The cross still retains a high proportion of it's frosted and burnished finish. The cross comes in a case which shows excessive wear and tear as though someone has scraped out the silver emblem to the lid also. The inside of the case is stained and worn and it gives the general over all well used appearance to the case Priced for the condition of both items, the case could be replaced later with a better one. GBP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

WEST WALL MEDALS
(S227) A Nice West Wall Medal in it's Paper Packet of issue. The award is the 1944 type manufactured in bronzed zinc and cast in one piece. Complete with its original ribbon and paper award packet, the award has the manufacturer's name to the reverse, which is Carl Poellath Schrobenhansen, this is the faulted packet type. GBP 45.00(UK Pounds)

CASED & PACKETTED WOUND AWARDS

(CS1161) A Cased Silver Wound Badge. The badge is contained in its hinged maroon coloured vacuum sealed case of issue which is maker marked HAUPTMUNZAMT WIEN III. The case to the inside has a white paper lid and a red cut out to take the early tombak award. The award has wear to the high points with the bronze/brass showing through from the silver. The award itself is maker stamped No. 30 and has the usual hinge and hook and pin often found by this maker. Very nice to find a matched maker example. Very pleasing to the eye. Part of a group of items brought back by a British Serviceman at the end of the war and stored in a card box. GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)

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