| (CS93) A Nice family acquired group of Two Citations, Two Badges and some Photographs. The goruping consists of a nice mid war Pilot's Badge maker marked BSW within a clover leaf. The badge retains virtually 90% of it's original finish. The badge has the usual flaw to the eagle's foot and swastika. Then there is a Black Wound Badge being the second pattern steel type, which retains approximately 85% of it's black painted finish. The badge is unmarked. Then there is the Pilot's Citation, named to a Feldwebel Paul Schmidt, this is dated 3.2.43 and signed by a General of the flyers. The citation is folded in four but is still nice and clean. There is also an Award Covering Letter to Paul Schmidt regarding an injury sustained on the 12.6.1940. This relates to his black wound badge. The letter states his wound badge and citation are sent. Then there are 11 photographs showing Herr Schmidt in his uniform with his younger brother, who was an HJ Member being attached to the Luftwaffe Flak Unit. There is a nice one of Paul Schmidt wearing an officers dagger. A couple of him next to his aircraft. One in his pilot uniform. Etc. Then there is A small size Luftwaffe Photograph Album compiled him . The album consists of 51 photographs, with subjects covered being a tank, a hand glider, firing squad party and various Luftwaffe pilot's uniforms etc etc. In good condition. A nice selection. The group was recently acquired from a German House Agent from the centre of Germany. A lovely grouping. GBP £1050.00 (UK Pounds) |
| (J1198) A WWI Grouping to an Imil Goss who served in WWI. The grouping consists of his WWI Soldbuch and Wehrpass. Both are in tatty but readable condition. They show he served with several German regiments throughout WWI. Also there is a wartime award document for a Black Wound Badge being a nice unusual printed citation with crossed swords and a steel helmet and this is dated 5.1.1918. Then there is the award document for the Cross of Honour With Swords, signed by the Frankfurt Police President in 1935. To accompany these comes the Black Wound Badge and the Cross of Honour With Swords. Both awards are in very nice condition. A nice unusual WWI grouping to one man. Part of a group of items purchased from a house clearance in Germany. GBP £135.00 (UK Pounds) |
| (M213) A Large Mountain Group of Photographs to a member of the 11th.KP.GWB.JAG.REG 99 consisting of over 170 photographs ranging from the invasion of France through to capturing prisoners, several action shots of river scaling, occupation, mountain shots, marching troops, parades etc. There are also some pre war RAD photographs in amongst the grouping. Then there are two Award Documents made out to an Obergefreiter Thomas Zint. One is for the iron cross 2nd class, and this is nicely hand inscribed and signed by General Major and Divisional Commander (General der Gebirgstruppen) Hubert Lanz (22 May 1896 – 15 August 1982
And Holder of the Knights Cross with Oakleaves ).
and awarded on the 23.7.1941. Then there is an Award Citation for the Black Wound Badge dated 13.9.1941. This is signed by a Major and Battalion Commander. Both citations have good stampings to them. The iron cross documents is nice in that it has the KDO.1. GEB.DIV. which is a very nice stamping to acquire along with the pen signature. There is also a preliminary letter regarding the wound badge made out to a Thomas Zint. This again is signed by the major and commander DES III.GEB.JAG.REG99. This is folded but in good condition. Then there is a feldpost Postcard showing the march of this division from the 10.5.40 to 10.7.1940 through France. There is also a Telegram saying that Thomas Zint has been killed in action on the 27.1.1945. A post Card photo of him wearing his EKII, Black Wound badge, Infantry Assault badge and the medal for the Crusade against Comunisum, There is also a letter to his Father dated 1936, a couple more Postcards sent to Ludwig Zint. A blank service book., German KenKarte to Josef Zint dated 15.9.1946 and then 6 WWI Postcards showing Josef Zint in various WWI uniforms. There are lots of other items including feldpost letters. This is a superb family group, worthy of lots of research, with two citations signed by an important WWII General who was arrested for war crimes at the end of WWII. The group was acquired from a collector in Denmark. GBP £750.00 (UK Pounds) |
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