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(CS292) A Pilot's Badge being of mid war quality and construction. The badge has lost its finish over the years but this doesn't detract.. The badge has been stored away until recently until now, this has served to preserve the badge well. GBP 375.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1462) Waffen-SS 11th SS-Freiwillingen-Panzer-Grenadier-Division Nordland Enlisted Mans Tunic Collar Patch, cog wheel swastika symbol in pale grey cotton on black. Good condition and a Very Rare to find example. GBP 375.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1628) A War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords. It is a late war example that is ring marked No. 20. The cross has lost much of its original bronze finish and has gone a grey zinc in colour. Given for acts of bravery, the cross is in nice condition and given to the military. GBP 22.50 (UK Pounds)

(CS1629) A War Merit Cross 2nd Class Without Swords being the Early bronze striking. The cross is in very nice condition and complete with its mint ribbon. The cross still has virtually all of its original finish as can be seen from the scan. Given to civilians for acts of bravery in the war effort for Germany. The award is nice to find in such loverly condition GBP 35.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1630) A mid to late war German Russian Front Medal in nice overall condition. The award is ringmarked No. 1 for the firsm of Deschler. The award has toned over the years with the silver edge toning to a slate grey. The gunmetal centre is a sort of semi-black colour. Nice to find. GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1641) A German Iron Cross for 1939 by the maker "55". The cross is in near mint condition with the frame tarnished, but you can still see how it was frosted and burnished. Nicely maker marked on the ribbon loop. The cross is complete with a piece of near mint ribbon and is a very good example. GBP 150.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1645) A 1933/34 Hitler Thank you German Silver Medallion for Gau Halle Merseburg. The medallion is in nice overall condition and has a milled edge, but I can see no silver markings. I am pretty certain this is silver. GBP 90.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1652) A High Seas Fleet War Badge by FO for Fredrich Orth. The badge is the Mid style with a Cast in hinge and cast in hook. The badge retains much of its gilt finish and shows some of the original lacquer to the wreath. The badge is a nice example of this Vienna maker. GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1658) A Scarce example of the Croat Navy Legion War Badge. The badge shows an enamelled white anchor with the red and silver chequerboard to the centre. Around it in Croatian, it has Croatian Navy Legion. The badge is hollow pressed and has the wide tapered pin, with angled hinge and nice hook soldered to the reverse. There is no damage to the award. GBP 250.00 (UK Pounds)

(S986) An Impressive Red Cross Badge, for the Red Cross Helpers Badge ( SCHWESTERN HELFERIN). The badge shows a nice red cross to the centre with a white border and lettering in a black outer rim, flanked by silver swastika's intertwined. The badge is of very nice quality and construction with a good working pin. GBP 95.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1180) A German Army Civilian Employees Stick Pin showing the troop helm style of eagle in silver. The eagle is holding a swastika with down pointing wings. Often worn on the lapel or the tie whilst in civilian attire. GBP 20.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1194) A Cast Aluminium Luftwaffe Belt Buckle being the type with the cast in retaining hook plate and it is marked CT.D to the lip. The pebbled eagle is the second type and it is in nice overall condition. SORRY I AM SORRY GBP 95.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1195) An Early West Wall Medal being the type manufactured of good quality metal. The award has been cleaned at some time as it shows some paste residue in some of the low spots. The award with its original Ribbon and comes in its Original Carl Poellath Paper Packet. Nice to find these earlier awards. GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1200) A Luftwaffe Driver's Service Badge showing the Mercedes radiator with a flying luftwaffe eagle over it holding a swastika. The round badge has a gold bullion border. This has been removed from a tunic. It is in very nice overall condition. Scarce to find. SORRY I AM SORRY GBP 85.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1211) A German DRL Silver Sports Badge being the type without the swastika and also with the unpierced lettering of the DRL. The award has a nice wide broadbladed pin fitted to the reverse. It is unmarked. Nice quality and construction. These were superceded by their swastika version soon after inception and so are pretty rare. GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1235) A nice issued Fire Cross 2nd Class complete with a piece or ribbon. The cross has no enamel damage and retains most of it's nice silver finish, although there is some age staining to the award. Made in two pieces with an enamelled swastika soldered to the centre of the cross. This is the type with a ball top eye ring. Becoming scarce to rare these days GBP 225.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1238) A Prussian (German ) 1897 Wilhelm Centenery Medal, The award is in very good condition, and with its yellow ribbon thats been removed from a ribbon bar. GBP 15.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1258) A German Reichspartag for 1934 Day Badge. The badge is the magnetic Greenish Bronze plated example with a knight holding a shield with a swastika, the date 1934 and title around the edge. The reverese is maker marked to the back but is to faint to see it . The badge is in very nice quality and construction. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1261) A German Army Officer's Pin on Breast Eagle for the white Summer tunic. The pressed metal eagle is complete with its hook and pin, but the bottom stabiliser has gone. In nice condition. GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1270) A German Bronze Miniature Mother's Cross being slightly larger than the standard miniature issue and also with a plain reverse. This cross is unusual in other features like the central disc is not separately applied as is normally the case for these miniatures. There is no maker's mark I can see. The award is complete with its original ribbon and pin and is a lovely example. GBP 90.00 (UK Pounds)

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(CS1649) A Luftwaffe Belt Buckle in pressed steel. The buckles is the second style.The buckle is maker marked GB to one side and 41 to the other. The buckle has been used and worn in service and has lost virtually all its blue paint finish. Good used condition. GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1713) A German Iron Cross 2nd Class being an unmarked example. The cross is a reasonably good quality cross, being the standard two piece frame constructed, with a nice iron centre. There is not a maker's mark that I can see. In good condition. GBP 95.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1732) A, what is believed to be, 1950/60s war film made prop, being a small heavily embroidered, gold bullion eagle and swastika on a red silk bottom fringed banner. The heavily embroidered eagle is similar to the reich's chancellery type seen on their chairs etc. The eagle does have some staining to it, but nothing too bad. . To the reverse, it is plain. Very unusual and very rare, SORRY I AM SOLD , GBP 450.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1734) A German Navy Minesweeper Badge. The badge has been removed violently from a tunic as the pin and hinge have snapped. The badge other than this, is in good condition and retains much of its silver and gilt finish. A nice example, priced for the pin and hinge loss. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1735) A German General Assault Badge by the maker W and marked as such with their trademark by the hinge . The badge has been removed violently from a tunic as the pin is missing and hook has been snapped off. The hinge still retains a its original pin, The badge other than this, is in good condition and retains much of its silver finish. A nice example, priced for the pin and hook loss. GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1736) A Nice Insignia Set to a German Officer, consisting of his Assault Gun Eppaulettes and Panzer type Collar Tabs. The epps are the slip on type for a Hauptmann and he was of the 13th Regiment. The epp has two gilt pips affixed in the centre with the 13 in between the two pips all are magnetic . To the back, it has a separate piece of woollen cloth sewn for affixing the epp to the tunic. Also with it comes the matched collar tabs, being black velvet type material mounted on a waxed canvas backing edged in red, again for assault gun troops. This has a magnetic skull affixed with three pins. A very rare set to acquire, in very good condition. These have been carefully removed from a tunic. SORRY I AM SORRY GBP 650.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC956) A 75th Anniversary D Day Cricket. These were issued for the 75th anniversary in 2019 and show a write up in French and English of what the device was for. There is a reconstruction of the device and it is all sealed up in a postcard folder. These were given out to school children who went to the D Day ceremonies. These are still sealed up in their original packaging and unused. These would make a great display for school or museum. Or just a talking point. Very unusual to find. Each GBP 10.00 (UK Pounds)

(P643) A WWI Iron Cross 2nd Class. The cross is a nice maker marked example by CD. The cross has had the ribbon sewn up and has been mounted into a little plastic case. The cross is of fine quality and construction, with a nice silver frame that has oxidised. The black painted core retains virtually all its original painted finish. SORRY I AM SOLD ,GBP 60.00 (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 850.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1072) An SA Sports Badge in Bronze. The badge is maker marked Karl Hensler Pforzheim and also is inscribed Eigentum D.S.A. Sportabzeiche Hauptstelle. The badge retains much of its original finish though it has worn through to steel on the high points, giving it a nice two toned finish. GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1104) A Nice Early example of the West Wall Medal in a good quality metal. The medal comes complete with a full length piece of ribbon. It was picked up at the end of the war, along with many other items by a British serviceman and stored away until now. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1157) Italian Brass Shoulder Plate for a member of the Italian Colonial Militia in Libia, (A Black Shirt Brigade) The epp is complete with all its loops Scarce to find .GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1164) A Nice German War Merit Medal being the Early bronze issue. The award has the age staining that often occurs with these, but it is not too bad. Given to Foreign Labour that helped Germany in the War Effort GBP 17.50 (UK Pounds)

(S1255) A Russian Front Medal being maker marked No. 15. The award is a mid war example, with much of its original finish. Of nice quality and construction. The award was given to soldiers who survived the chaotic conditions of the Russian front. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

(T202) A German Army Shooting Lanyard, being the basic 1st Pattern. The bullion is nice and clean and has a silk liner sewn to the back. The metal lanyard plate also has a cloth backing to protect the pins from being pulled. The lanyard is the lower grade silver, showing an eagle holding a swastika, at the top of the wreath, with two crossed swords and a shield as the central design. In very good to near mint condition. GBP 125.00 (UK Pounds)

(T357) 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 in good condition and has had a few dings These are not often encountered these days. GBP 499.00 (UK Pounds)

(T359) A Police 18 Year Service Cross in its Case of Issue. The cross is the Earlier quality type with silver frosted and burnished highlights. This has flaked in a couple of places but nothing too bad as can be seen from the scan. The cross is of standard construction and comes with its original blue ribbon that has the white embroidered eagle and wreath to it. The case is a green two piece paper hinged example with a silver embossed 18 to the lid. Inside, it has a mouse grey coloured flocking to the lid and a compartmented piece for the ribbon and cross to the base. Very nice condition GBP 275.00 (UK Pounds)

(T371) A German Rally Badge with Hitlers portrait and the wording "Hitler's Dank Fur Den Dienst Am Volke". There is also the wording "Gau Sud Hannover Braun Schweig". The reverse carries the maker's name of Paulmann & Crone Ludensscheid" & "Ges Gesch" in raised Letters. The badge is complete with it's original pin intact. We have aquired 2 of these and they are priced each at 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(T384) A RAD Female Brooch Badge being the War Service Award showing the swastika, the two ears of corn and the lettering RADWJ to it. The award is in silvered magnetic metal and has a nice brooch pin fixing to the reverse. The badge is nicely cut out. It was given to women who helped on the land, like the British land army girls. GBP 45.00 (UK Pounds)

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(CS843) A mint unmounted and un-used ex stores Pair of Finnish Army Signal`s Staff Sergeants 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)

(CS1208) A Pair of Unused Collar Patches that appear to be ex-stores condition. The patches are the type worn by armoured personnel and have bright green piping around green wool. The patches are backed with the usual glue impregnated hessian backing to give them resilience. There are no piercings or holes and it appears the patches have never been issued or worn. Very nice to find. GBP 200.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1269) An NSDAP Party Badge in Zinc being the type that has a painted finish. It is complete but it has aged over the years. The badge is maker marked RZM M120 to the reverse and has the nice pin, hinge and hook fitting soldered. GBP 60.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1614) A German Army Mess Folk. The fork is in nice condition and made from Aluminium .The handle is marked with an eagle and swastika the letters W.S.M. 42 GBP 30.00 (UK Pounds)

(CS1698) A War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords being an Earlier striking of tombak metal. The cross is an unmarked example in very nice condition. The cross with swords, was the equivalent of the military non-combatant iron cross, given for a number of acts of bravery not in direct conflict with the enemy. GBP 30.00 (UK Pounds)

(MC955) A German Luftwaffe Mess Spoon. The spoon is of aluminium construction and is lightweight. Nice and clean, the spoon has the Luftwaffe emblem to the handle and is a nice impressive size. To the reverse of the handle is the maker's code of H.M.Z 39, which is for the date of 1939. Then to the base, the code FL.U.V. again embossed. This is for a flight unit. Very nice to find. Very nice display item. GBP 40.00 (UK Pounds)

(M1162) 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 has toned a dark colour which is not surprising, considering it is only a shade under 100 years! The core is held nicely between the silver sandwich and the ring on this example is maker marked N or Z. Very nice to find. SORRY I AM SOLD GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1272) A German Memelland Medal of nice quality and construction. This is the type called the slanted G style and there are the designer's initials to the very base of the wreath. There are no manufacturer's marks I can see. The award is the hardest of all flower award medals to acquire, with less than 40,000 being issued. These have continued to climb in price, especially after a book on variations came out a few years ago. This variation of the slanted G type is number 1. GBP 495.00 (UK Pounds)

(S1337) A German Silver Class Deutsches Mutter's Kreuz for the German Mother's who under Hitler's regime, hellped re-populate the German People. This example is in very nice condition and has no enamel damage. The cross is complet with its original ribbon and is in overall excellent condition for its age. Given to age bearing German Mothers who had children, both boys and girls to increase the German population. GBP 75.00 (UK Pounds)

(T191) A Nice example of a 2nd Pattern Police Cap Badge with both brass pins intact. These pins are encompassed into the back of the badge with the manufacturing. The badge is marked to the reverse is raised lettering Ogl. The badge is virtually mint and unused. This was part of a group of police items, bought back at the end of the war. GBP 55.00 (UK Pounds)

(T247) A German Army Bevo Woven Other Ranks Breast Eagle in Near Mint condition. The unmounted emblem has been cut from a role and is the green backing with the grey eagle. Becoming harder to find, it is nice to get an ex from stores. GBP 50.00 (UK Pounds)

(T363) An unusually mounted RAD Female 18 Year Service Award. The award has a piece of blue ribbon rolled to the top, with another piece of ribbon with a little eagle emblem stitched around a pin for fixing to the uniform/tunic. The silver RAD service award is then suspended below this. There are a couple of pieces of black tarnishing to the award. The ribbon appears to have been pulled, as it is slightly off-centre, where it has been removed. The award is the lightweight type with frosted and burnished highlights. Very scarce to find. GBP 350.00 (UK Pounds)

(T380) A Nice example of a Single Court Mounted Army/Navy 12 Year Service Award. The award has a magnetic gilt eagle affixed to the ribbon with a gilt service medal below. This is also magnetic and has a few minor tarnish spots. Unusual to find as a single, it is believed it is a taylor's display award. GBP 95.00 (UK Pounds)

(T383) A German DAF Labour Book, nicely filled out and stamped up from between 1935 to 1943. The book is in very good condition and with lots of stamps etc. The book is a nice clean book with a nice gold DAF cogwheel to the front. This item came from the Hannover area of Germany 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

First Page of Deumer Catalogue 1939 ,
This is the first two page of the Deumer catalogue

(Q2) A length of Mint Iron Cross 2nd Class 1939 ribbon of Red,White and Black. The ribbon is near mint and measures 28cm long, Enough for two awards. GBP 9.99 (UK Pounds)

(Q100) A full length of War Merit Cross ribbon. The ribbon is about 25 cm long and 3 cm wide. In mint condition we have a limited supply. GBP 6.00 (UK Pounds)

(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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CONMAN WARNING,
As many of you already know, Pawel Nowak is a conman and fraudster, he is again set up on several web sites selling German pieces and other items he does not own. His method is always the same, he offers items really cheap and asks for 1/2 the total payment up front, with supposedly you settling the other half once you have received the items. You then get nothing and he moves on. Shown below are some e mails concerning his new names , To see more click on the link

A history Video.
We have made an experimental history video showing various grades of the iron cross, knight's Cross, German Cross, along with photographs of winners and have added a music track. Would love to hear your comments, good or bad! (This video has been already banned by Youtube for hateful Speech!)


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