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BRAVERY AWARDS

(CS1467) A Nice example of a Cased German Knight's Cross for 1939. The cross is of standard three piece construction with an iron centre encompassed by a silver core. The core is the type ascribed to the manufacturer L/15, as is the frame, with the unique eyering configuration. This type of cross was only issued for a few years until the company went into receivership. The cross retains much of its frosted and burnished finish and black paint to the centre. The frame on this example is unmarked, though the medal loop appears to have an unreadable stamp to it. This type of cross is well documented and is attributed to the firm of Otto Schickel and is textbook in every way. The case the cross comes in is the rounded corner type with a nice silk flocked top and black base to take the cross. The case has suffered some water damage and as is often the case with this type, the hinge has loosened and has come apart. It could be glued back if so required, but I would leave that to the next owner. The cross comes complete with its original ribbon that is in unmounted and near mint condition. I feel this cross may well have been a privately purchased and stored away example, although these crosses were issued and awarded. GBP 9,500.00 (UK Pounds)

(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)

(S631) A Nice Scarce example of an Early 1957 Knight's Cross. The cross has an iron centre which is the second pattern type with the short oakleaves. The silver frame is nicely soldered up and has the die flaw both to the 4 o clock arm and the duck fault to the top 3 o clock arm point. There is also the secondary fault to the 9 o clock to the beading also, making this a wartime type frame, according to some experts. The frame is nicely soldered up and hand finished and you have an 800 silver mark under the loop, as well as an 800 silver mark to the loop, which is nicely finished off at the edges and may well be war time . The cross comes in a strange case that has LDO to the lid and a hand modified base. In my opinion, this is a collector's post war case that has again been re-converted. A nice and scarce cross complete with its post war ribbon. Not seen very often now . GBP 895.00 (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

(CS1160) A Cased Iron Cross 1st Class by Jeweller. This example has been used in the reference book The Iron Cross of 1939 on page 121 where just the outer card case was used due to the fact the cross is an unmarked example and stating as such, it would be an unknown maker. The card case is nice and complete though age stained, which contains a very nice flat cased iron cross. The case is in virtually mint condition and has a round press stud that is similar in design to the B H Mayer type. There is no wear and tear and has an emblem embossed to the lid. Inside the case, there is an off-white silk lid and a mouse flocked base with cut-outs to hold the iron cross. The iron cross 1st class is in virtually mint condition and has oxidised on the silver frame to an almost petrol blue colour. Very nice condition, this was one of two of these makers that were picked up at the same time in their card cases. GBP 900.00 (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)

(CS945) An Early Issue Bar to the Iron Cross 2nd Class in red case of purchase . The bar is manufactured from tombak metal and then silver plated. There are some minor tarnish marks, as can be seen from the scan. The bar is complete with all four pins, but has no ribbon to it. Of nice quality striking. It could possibly be attached to a ribbon if so desired, but I would personally leave it alone as you are never sure if the prongs may snap, which would then de-value it. also it looks good in the case though the more people pull it out the weaker the red card base becomes. So i would leave it sa it is. GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC678) An Iron Cross 2nd Class in its LDO Case of Purchase. The LDO case is the standard two piece card paper hinged type with the LDO emblem in silver on the outside top of the lid. To the inside, you have a muted tangerine colour with a cut out to take the ribbon loop. There are no marks I can see to the csse. The cross which is in near mint condition, has no maker's marks either and is of standard three piece construction with an iron core encompassed by the silver frames. There is no splitting or cracking. In very good condition, another variation for the iron cross collector. GBP 395.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC819) An Iron Cross 2nd Class 1939 in it's Rare Paper Packet of Issue. The cross is in virtually mint condition and is an unmarked example, but can be put down to the maker 100, as it has all the features associated with this maker, including a packet. The cross has a nice frosted and burnished frame, with the little nipple attachment for the ribbon ring. There is also the smaller swastika. The cross is then contained in a paper packet, a very pale colour, that may well have been blue, but looks more buffed. This has the designation printed on one side and the maker's mark on the reverse flap. The cross is complete with its original ribbon and is a nice quality item. GBP 199.00 (UK Pounds)

CIVIL LONG SERVICE AWARDS (Faithful Service Crosses etc)

(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)

(S186) A German Red Cross Neck Decoration. The cross is the pre-nazi type with the Deutsches Rot Kreuz in black enamel around a white central disc with a red cross to it. This is soldered onto a base cross being the same size as the standard socail welfare and red cross third reich awards. The cross measures approximately 50 mm wide and comes complete with a piece of ribbon that is about 55 mm wide. The award is also contained in a red case with the title of the award under the lid. The case is a post war piece, and has protected the cross and displays it nicely. Very scarce award, these were also issued after the end of WWII, until the new style was used. GBP 695.00 (UK Pounds)

(S589) A Nice Cased example of a Faithful Service Cross in Case for 40 Years. The cross comes with its original red hard case that has the emblem 40 within two golden oak leaves to the lid. The case when opened, has a white silk under the lid and a red base compartmented to hold the award. The award is complete with its original ribbon which is blue, and has a pin affixed to it. The gold cross has toned over the years, but is still nice and clean. The black enamel swastika is untarnished. These awards were given to civil servants, workers and employees who worked for so long in specific industries. GBP 110.00 (UK Pounds)

CIVIL DEFENCE , SS & SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICE AWARDS

(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)

(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

(CS1543) A Bronze Mother's Cross in its Paper Packet of Issue. The cross is a nice enamelled example which has only a minor enamel fault to it when seen under a magnifyin glass. The cross is the Adolf Hitler 1938 type and has a full length unmounted unworm ribbon. The cross comes in its brown buff paper packet that is maker marked LIND & MENRER OBERSTEIN to the reverse. The packet has been folded but all in all, nice condition. Nice to find a complete set. GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

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)

(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)

WAR and QUALIFICATION BADGES and MEDALS

(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)

(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)

(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 hing. In nice condition the pair GBP 950.00 (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. SORRY I AM ON HOLD 15/3/19 GBP 175.00 (UK Pounds)

WEST WALL MEDALS

(CS1531) A West Wall Medal in Paper Packet of Issue. The paper packet has the name to the front of the award, but the maker's name to the reverse has been worn off. You can just see the remnants of it. The medal itself is a late 1944 issue, that retains much of its original finish. The ribbon is nice and clean that the award comes with and as such, is a nice Early starter set for any young collectore. GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)
(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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