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KONZENTRATIONSLAGER BUCHENWALD . Envelope and letter from SS-Mann Adolf Kapferer who served in the Totenkopf Regiment guarding the Buchenwald camp. Envelope has the franking stamp for Weimar-Buchenwald, and the Regimental stamp "14 SS Totenkopfstandarte". At the time this letter was posted the Camp Commandant was the infamous SS-Obersturmbannfuhrer Karl Koch and his wife llse Koch (The bitch of Buchenwald).
1935 NSDAP PARTY MEMBERSHIP BOOK In good used condition and well filled in see images. This is a good membership book if somebody just wants one as an example..
6x30 SERVICE BINOCULARS IN TROPICAL COLOUR. Tidy pair of service binoculars in Ordnance yellow, , good optics and in full working order.
ALUMINIUM POLICE BUCKLE WITH LEATHER BELT Nice clean example of a aluminium O/R's. Belt buckle and a very clean leather belt. Buckle is unmarked but in super condition, leather is maker marked and dated 1942.
CHILDS DOUBLE DECAL HELMET (RARE) A very nice example, in superb condition,still retaining its original cloth liner and leather chinstrap. Both decals are in exceptional condition. This is one of the nicest children's helmets we've come across.
DAF GAU FLAG Gau flag for the Austrian town of Gussing.. Flag is double sided and of multi construction and in good used condition. Unfortunately the metal hanging rings have long gone, but overall this is a nice DAF Gau flag. Size 54 inches X 46 inches
DAF PODIUM BANNER Deutsche Arbeitsfront podium banner in good used condition. Banner is single sided and of multi-construction, Banner shows some storage wear and has one noticible stain on the gold braiding (see images) could probably be professionally removed.Overall a very nice podium banner, and still retaining its hanging clips. Size 45 inches X 45inches.
DEUTSCHE JUGEND (DJ) BROWN SHIRT. Nice example in good used condition , showing some fading and storage stains.
DEUTSCHE JUGEND FANFARE TRUMPET & BANNER. Textbook example in good used condition, Trumpet is a issued DJ item, with a large engraved sig-rune on the horn part of the trumpet, (see images). Trumpet banner has the sig-rune to both sides and is a multi-construction piece with silver bullion tassels to three sides. As already stated both pieces are in good condition and would appear to have always been together .
DJ LAGER FLAG Deutsche Jugend lager (camp) flag, heavy duty flag double sided and multi constructed, Flag has some staining which is noticeable to the white sig runes on both sides. It would appear that originally this flag was ripped from the flag pole tearing the metal rings from the flag, fortunately flag is undamaged,and quite a rare one to find. size 50ins x 60ins
EAGLE & SWASTIKA DESK TOP ORNANMENT Very attractive desk ornament in bronze finish with a marble base ornament stands seven inches high with a wingspan of just over nine inches. This is a very attractive stylised eagle...
EARLY 1933 NSDAP PARTY MEMBERSHIP BOOK. Membership book belonged to Max Dinklage from Hamburg.His party number 824903, fairly low number. Book is in well used condition and has a very old tape repair to the spine. Early partie books are getting extremely hard to locate nowadays..
EXTREMELY RARE SS MANN'S KEPI An extremely rare example of the traditional SS Mann's kepi displaying the early form of SS cap insignia. Kepi is in very good condition , no damage. Kepi has an Austrian maker's panel, which one would imagine was worn by a member of the Austrian SS. Some infamous SS members from Austria include Kaltenbrunner,Eichmann,Globoknic and Seyss inquart to name but a few. This is a nice example of a very rare kepi.
FEMALE LUFTWAFFE HELFRIN'S WINTER SIDE CAP A very rare example of a female helfrins side cap, cap is of similar styling to the overseas cap,but with the addition of side flaps that come down to cover the ears. Cap is in used condition with some moth tracking,insignia consists of a yellow waffenfarbe to crown and lower flap ,Eagle Swastika and roundel has been hand applied. Size 55.
FEMALE LUFTWAFFE SERVICE JACKET A fabulous example of a very rare and desirable jacket.Worn by a Luftwaffe helfrin at staff headquarters . Jacket is in very good condition with factory applied insignia. This is one of half a dozen tunics that was turned many years ago in Paris.
FEMALE REICHSARBEITSDIENST DRAPE/PENNANT Rare example of a Female RAD Pennant . This is a double sided printed example, that is in very good used condition. Size 47inches X 82inches.
HITLERJUGEND BRASSARD a multi construction woven example, in good used condition a little grubby showing some storage staining.
HJ BELT AND BUCKLE Textbook example, nickel buckle and pressed cardboard belt (leather). Belt and buckle both RZM marked. Nice used condition..
HJ MARCHING FLAG A really nice example of a rarely seen HJ flag. See this pattern flag extensively used in documentaries , but this is the first example we've been lucky enough to secure. Flag is in great condition, with one tiny tear about 1 inch long, (see images}. There is some storage staining to the white. Flag is double sided, multi construction and retains the original RZM marked rings. size 46 inches by 68 inches. Nice HJ item...
KONZENTRATIONLAGER HAMBURG -NEUENGAMME (RARE) An extremely rare cover and letter from a Polish prisoner Kasimie Fllikowski to a relative living in the Generalgouvernement . Letter is dated 1941 when Neuengamme was at full working capacity, camp existed from Mid 1938 until May 1945. Envelope has had the stamp removed (see images) and has a small stain on the letter otherwise condition is good...Letters and postkartes from this camp very rarely turn up...
KONZENTRATIONSLAGER AUSCHWITZ .(RARE). Post card from Gastow Matejko to a female relative living in Lublin (Ghetto) in the Generalgouvernement . Auschwitz main camp (Stammlager) was made operational in May 1940 and this Karte is dated July 1940. So it appears that this poor soul was an inmate in the very early days when the camp was run by SS-Obersturmbannfuhrer Rudolf Hoess and his deputy SS-Obersturmfuhrer Josef Kramer ( Who ended the War as camp commandant at Bergen Belsen). Karte is in good condition except for two punch holes..
KONZENTRATIONSLAGER BUCHENWALD LETTER
KONZENTRATIONSLAGER DACHAU 3K (TWO LETTERS ). Two letters from prisoner Henryk Janowski prison number 12043 to close members of his family. First letter is dated 8th September 1940 and the second 27th April 1941. Tragically this young man was just 18 years old when he sent the first letter.Condition wise one letter is in fine condition the over has a couple of tiny splits where it was folded, but overall condition is good (see images).
KONZENTRATIONSLAGER DACHAU. Postkarte from prisoner Emil Dudek Nr 7491 to his Wife/Girlfriend , from the infamous Dachau concentration camp. Karte is dated 1940, and has the blue censor stamp on the reverse. Postkarte is in very good condition..
KONZENTRATIONSLAGER MAUTHAUSEN LETTER. (RARE)
KONZENTRATIONSLAGER MAUTHAUSEN SUB CAMP "GUSEN".
KONZENTRATIONSLAGER ORANIENBURG 50 Pfg NOTE Rare Lagergeld note from the infamous ORANIENBURG Concentration camp. Oranienburg was one of the first detention facilities established by the Nazi's and run by the SA. By mid 1934 the running of the camp was taken over by the SS until 1936 when the camp was closed, and replaced in the local area by Sachsenhausen Concentration camp.
KONZENTRATIONSLAGER SACHSENHAUSEN LETTER
KREISLEITER'S METAL CAR PENNANT This rare example is in very good condition, retaining 99% of its finish to both sides.Colours are still very bright with some tiny chipping and rusting around the outer edges. Pennant still retains its chrome fixing brackets which have the correct RZM Makers mark. This is quite a rare example , most of metal Kreisleiter's pennants you see are the square examples, triangular ones in metal seem a lot harder to find. Size 10ins x 15ins approx.
LAND CUSTOMS NCO'S VISOR CAP Textbook example of a Land Customs NCO 's visor cap. Cap is in very good used condition , and displays the unique Eagle and cockade worn by customs. Size 54
LARGE KREIGS FLAG In good all round condition, colours still very bright, Some tiny mothing, flag is screen printed on both sides and has makers mark and size on halyard also kreigsmarine stamp, would've probably been used on a medium sized vessel. Edges are all reinforced with rows of stitching. Nice piece as a back drop. size 5ft x 8ft.
LARGE METAL NSKK EAGLE Measuring over 7 inches high and over 8 inches wide eagle has two screws attached to the rear for fitting. Eagle is constructed from kreigsmetal and shows some ageing.. These eagles were fitted to NSKK vehicles and are quite rare;This example comes with a post war made wooden shield for display purposes.
LUFTWAFFE GENERALS COLLAR PTCHES Pair of Generalleutnant bullion collar patches. In good used condition.
LUFTWAFFE LKpS101 SUMMER FLYING HELMET Complete with throat mikes plug and lead, helmet is in good condition,except for some rust staining. All leather fittings are very supple. makers panel inside show the maker to be SIEMENS.
LUFTWAFFE NCO'S VISOR CAP "FLAK" A well used example with loads of character shaped like a crusher, orinally this would have been a super private purchased item,made by the esteemed firm of EREL. Cap has metal insignia, body of cap has some moth holes and the interior shows fairly heavy wear but still retains sweatband and makers diamond.. Nice display piece.
NICKLE HJ BUCKLE AND LEATHER STRAP Buckle is in good used condition,,showing most of its finish. RZM and maker marked M4/13 "Paul Schumacher " Ludenscheid. Leather strap is in excellent condition, maker marked and dated 1941.
NSDAP BANNER TOP AND GAU FLAG "KOLN" A very nice used example of a NSDAP Gau flag, for a Gau area in the city of Cologne, Flag has some small tears and a little mothing to one side (see images). Banner top is the second pattern in a silver nickel finish and fully RZM marked .Of note this appears to be a special flag and probably hung indoors as the metal rings have been period lined in a red cotton material ,probably as a noise deterrent . OVerall this is a nice salty piece from a large German town.
NSDAP DRAPE Very attractive vibrant example of a NSDAP Drape ,this is a multi constructed example in extremely good condition and still retaining its vibrant colours, drape has been period modified with the addition of two wooden toggles, (see images). Size 28 inches X 52inches.
NSDAP DRAPE Nice double sided drape, a multi construction piece in very good condition. Size 72 inches X 28 inches. Ideal size for display purposes.
NSDAP PARTEI BOOK This is the official report on the "PARTEITAG Der FREIHEIT 1935" Published by "Central Publishing of the NSDAP". "Franz Eher Nachfolger Munich (1936)". The rally which lasted from the 10th-16th September 1935 in Nuremberg is notorious in history for the promulgation of the so called "Nuremberg blood laws" when a special sitting of the Reichstag (during the rally) enacted these laws.(The full text of these laws are printed within pages 265-266). Which removed citizenship of the Jews and introduced discriminatory legislation against them. The text of Hitler's speeches and many of the Nazi leaders are printed within.There is a photo section towards the end of the book containing 40 plus images from the Rally. Book is in Mint condition...
NSFK O/R's KEPI In very nice condition,blue/grey woollen body with yellow piping,front has single button with white metal eagle. Interior has a black lining with a brown leather sweatband. size stamped 56. Overall a nice kepi with one tiny (pinhead) moth nip to yellow piping.
NSKK SCHARFUHRER'S SERVICE TUNIC Textbook example of a NSKK NCO's tunic, body of tunic is a olive brown colour with a dark brown collar. This is a standard issue tunic that unfortunately has the RZM label missing.Insignia is the pre 1939 style with the NSKK eagle on the right arm and the Party brassard on the left arm. Condition of tunic is very good with a tiny amount of damage by the right breast pocket and a little patch on right arm near the arm eagle (see images).
ORDNUNGSPOLIZEI SIDE CAP Very nice example in good condition ,this is the later pattern side cap with the green piping around the side flap.. Cap is fully maker marked and size 57.
ORDNUNGSPOLIZEI LIGHTWEIGHT TUNIC AND MATCHING CAP. This pattern (mottled green) of tunic and cap would have been used extensively by Police rifle formations and einsatzgruppen personel, in the Eastern territories . Both Tunic and Cap are in good used condition, with no damage. All insignia on tunic has been factory applied, with tunic displaying the correct arm eagle for this pattern tunic. Finding tunic and matching cap nowadays I would imagine is extremely hard.
ORGANISATIONSBUCH der NSDAP. (1937) 2nd edition (1937) published by Franz-Eher Nachfolge Munchen (Party publishers). This example has library stamps for the NSV (Nazi people's welfare organisation) Gruppe Alpen,District Moers,Area Essen. Book is in overall very good condition small damage to spine all colour plates are complete and still very fresh. (See images).
POLITICAL LEADER BELT AND BUCKLE Nice clean example in very good condition, belt and buckle fully RZM stamped. Both Buckle and belt dated 1939. CONSIGNMENT.
RARE WAFFEN SS ARMBAND A nice original machine woven example in good all round condition, a little grubby but still a nice piece. yellow band with black lettering.
REICHSARBEITSDIENST O/R's M43 CAP (Reichs Labour Service), this is a grubby well used example,constructed from a brown woollen twill, with a two button front and cloth RAD badge to the front. Interior shows heavy wear,with some minor damage to the leather sweatband.Overall cap is in good condition with no damage (except sweatband) and sensibly priced to sell.
REICHSTREUBUND LAPEL PIN CASED. Nice example in its case of issue. Maker marked.
SA FUNERAL BANNER Banner is 78 inches long by 7.5 inches wide, and made from artificial silk. This banner is in exceptional condition. And finding one relating to a SA Sturm is getting very hard..
SA OFFICER'S KEPI A very fine example of a SA kepi as worn by a Oberfuhrer /Brigadefuhrer . Kepi has a mid blue top eith red and blue piping , possibly Gruppe Hessen. Kepi is in very good used condition. And a desirable piece , officers kepi's are getting hard to find nowadays .
SCHUTZPOLIZEI OFFICERS SHAKO WITH PLUME A nice used example made by Erel, Shako is in overall good condition with some light mothing to the rear and some minor damage to the Police eagle, which is not really noticeable.Plume has discoloured over the years but still looks attractive on the shako. This is not the best Officers shako on the market but price reflects the small amount of damage I mentioned, please view images..
SHUTZPOLIZEI NCO'S/O/R'S PARADE BANDOLIER & CARTOUCHE In good used condition, bandolier is constructed in silver brocade with a green velvet backing. with a polished aluminium buckle and end cap. Cartouche is constructed from black leather and has a metal police eagle to the front. Cartouche is in overall good condition except for a small split to the top rear seam (see images). Cartouche is fully maker marked and date stamped 1938. Overall a rare piece of Police equipment that looks superb on a uniformed mannequin with all the other accoutrements..
SS MANN'S SHOULDERBOARDS "GEBIRGSJAGER" Textbook examples ,slip-on boards with grey underside and black top silk piped in light green waffenfarbe. Boards are in near mint condition.
SS NC0'S SHOULDERBOARDS "CONCENTRATION CAMP STAFF" Rare shoulderboards to a SS-Oberscharfuhrer serving on the staff or guard unit of a Concentration camp. Shoulderboards are the slip-on variety with field grey underside black wool top with silver Nco's tresse around the top and a single white metal pip. And silk piped light brown waffenfarbe around the edges.
SS NCO'S RUNIC COLLAR PATCH Nice used example in hand embroidered bullion with a couple of surviving press studs on the reverse, patch was probably worn on a white or lightweight summer tunic, for easy removal when tunic was being cleaned.
SS OBERSCHUTZE PIP mint unissued condition.
SS TIE A nice example in used condition ,tie is manufactured in a black silk/cotton material and still retains its SS-RZM Label. SS Ties are getting extremely hard to find nowadays And just adds that finishing touch to your SS- Brown shirt, Allgemeine tunic, even your early SS-VT tunic.
SS-DIE DEUTSCHE POLIZEI DIARY FOR SICHERHEITSPOLIZEI . A very rare diary for 1941, issued to members of the Sicherheitspolizei . Unfortunately diary is unused. But has some inscription on the inside page. Diary has portrait photographs of Himmler and Heydrich and carries a vast amount of printed information about the Police and the Party. This is a nice piece and the first one we've come across ..
SS-VT FUHRERSCHEIN In near mint condition,this is the nicest example I've had the fortune to come across. Fuhrerschein (military driving licence) Is a linen book and has the soldiers picture and details inside. This particular example belonged to a SS-VT Mann in SS Regiment "Der Fuhrer" and has a fabulous photo wearing his runic collar patch with the number 3 on.
STAATLICHE KRIMINALPOLIZEI WARRENT DISC. A genuine example of a KRIPO police officers warrant disc. Bronze disc is in fairly good order with some wear showing to the highlights on the Eagle and wreath. Its getting very hard to find original examples of the warrant discs, this particular disc was originally sold in 2002 by Detlev Niemann and comes complete with Niemann's original sales receipt...
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TRAFFIC POLICE WHITE SHAKO A rare used example of the white shako as used by traffic police,this is a standard Erel shako painted white with a gilt washed police eagle and a white leather chinstrap, interior has full makers panel, with police date stamp (1937) to the inner liner, paint has worn off in some places and shows some age crazing,but overall a nice attractive piece of headwear..Size 57.
UNUSUAL NSDAP PODIUM BANNER Quirky podium banner that turned up from a small town (Lorch) near Stuttgart .It was supposedly used in the town's rathouse for various Nazi celebration's. Although exquisitely made one would assume made by local artisans. Nice piece. Size 43 inches by 35 inches.
WAFFEN SS BLACK PANZER M43 CAP Textbook example of the late war produced M43 cap. These caps were of inferior quality and made from one piece of material . With the underside of the peak showing its cardboard construction with plastic instead of metal buttons many of these caps was found in the Dachau clothes bins. This particular example has a factory applied bevo trapezoid. Very nice example.
WAFFEN SS "HANDSCHAR" COLLAR PATCH. Unissued collar patch for the 13th SS Gebirgs division. Dachau made.
WAFFEN SS ALUMINIUM BUCKLE A genuine example which unfortunately has been heavily de-nazified. See images, buckle still retains its maker and date marks to the back RZM 3640 SS. Cheap original buckle for someone who just wants an example.
WAFFEN SS ARTILLERY MAN,S TUNIC M42 pattern tunic,consisting of red piped slip-on shoulderboards (Artillery ) Matching collar patches, runic machine embroidered example. Arm eagle appears to be factory applied and is the machine woven (bevo) example. Beneath the eagle is a hand applied Oberschutze rank patch. Tunic is finished off with a "Gotz von Berlichingen " Cufftitle . Interior of tunic has size markings and is stamped SS-BW.Overall nice example of a SS combat tunic. CONSIGNMENT
WAFFEN SS CAMO HOOD AS USED WITH THE WINTER PARKA Good used example of the camo winter hood in dot pattern camo. Hood has some small damage to flap and some small tears to the top, but overall a nice piece of SS camo.
WAFFEN SS COLLAR PATCHES. A very nice "salty" pair of matching collar patches for a SS-Rottenfuhrer. These are early pattern patches on a lovely doeskin backing. And are in good used condition. Matching SS collar patches are getting extremely hard to find nowadays .
WAFFEN SS DOT PATTERN COMBAT TUNIC textbook example in Herringbone twill. tunic is in good used condition with no rips or tears. camo seems a little faded but still show the usual camo misprints you get with this style of tunic. It is also very noticeable where the arm eagle has been removed, which doesn't detract from this still being a very nice and desirable Waffen SS combat tunic.
WAFFEN SS EIDELWEISS CAP INSIGNIA Cloth eidelweiss patch worn by members of the Waffen SS gebirgsjager (mountain troops) on the side of there bergmutze or M43 cap.this example is in near mint unissued condition.
WAFFEN SS ENLISTED MAN'S SHOULDERBOARDS Pair light green slip-on boards for a Gebirgsjager (mountain trooper). Boards are in mint unissued condition.
WAFFEN SS GEBIRGSJAGER COMBAT TUNIC Nice combat example belonging to a SS-Hauptscharfuhrer serving in SS-Gebirgsjager regiment 11 Reinhard Heydrich , Insignia consists of green piped NCO's slip-on shoulderboards , matched pair of machine embroidered collar patches,machine embroidered arm eagle factory applied lower sleeve has a nice example of a RZM Reinhard Heydrich Cufftitle.. Whilst the other sleeve has the eidelweiss patch for mountain troop personnel This is a nice example of a reissued tunic to a freiwilligen SS regiment.
WAFFEN SS M42 COMBAT HELMET A good honest SS combat helmet in well used condition. Runic decal is quite rubbed but totally original. Helmet is maker marked ET with a 60 shell size,helmet liner is in a good used condition but unfortunately missing its chinstrap. This is a nice original helmet with a realistic price tag..
WAFFEN SS SOCIAL WELFARE FILE Large SS file measuring 12in x 9in, to SS-Unterscharfuhrer Josef Kormann who was killed in Russia serving in the SS-Div Wiking. File consists of 33 documents and I understand would have been used in assisting his family to get some financial aid. Certainly a set of documents worthy of further research.
WEHRMACHT DRIVERS BADGE "BRONZE" Tunic removed example,backing plate loose as one of the retaining clips is missing.
WEHRMACHT DRIVERS BADGE "GOLD" good all round condition and still retaining its metal backing plate.
WEHRMACHT DRIVERS BADGE "SILVER" In good condition and still retaining backing plate.
WEHRMACHT FUNERAL BANNER Banner has seen some wear, and is in good used condition . Measurement of banner is 92 inches long by 8inches wide.
WEHRMACHT GENERALS GREATCOAT. (Ex Bill Shea collection) Greatcoat to a General Major, this is a fine example of the Officers 1936 patt greatcoat with French cuffs , dark blu/green collar with bright red General's facing to the large lapels..and shows a nice pair of Generalmajors shoulderboards in gold bullion and silver braid. Greatcoat also retains all its gilt buttons including the mini buttons for closure of rear vent. Interior is fully lined in olive green rayon and includes dagger hanger?.this is a nice example that was in Bill Shea's (ruptured duck) collection, and comes with a letter of authenticity written by Bill to the person he eventually sold it to.. Please feel free to call if you would like further information .
WEHRMACHT M40 CAMO HELMET Very nice example of a camo M40 helmet, CAMO is in dark olive green paintwork as used by the Wehrmacht in the Balkans and the Italian campaign . Helmet displays a good 80% of its camouflage paintwork ,you can also see where a decal has been removed.. Helmet is stamped E64 and liner is approx a 57. Nice original piece.
WEHRMACHT M42 HBT COMBAT TUNIC Textbook example in good used condition , couple of repairs around the waist area, possibly caused by belt rubbing. All insignia appears to be factory applied and original to tunic. Overall a nice example of a lightweight HBT reed green combat tunic.
WEHRMACHT M42 NCO'S SERVICE TUNIC An absolute stunning example of this iconic tunic. Tunic is in superb condition and has the rank of a Oberfeldwebel serving in a Transport and Supply unit. All insignia has been factory applied except for the slip on shoulderboards. Its also nice to see the subdued tresse as used on combat tunics. This is one of the nicest untouched combat tunics that has passed through our hands..
WEHRMACHT NCO'S PANZER TUNIC A very nice example in good used condition. to a Unteroffizier in a Panzer regiment . Tunic is the standard cut for a Pz wrap with factory applied insignia two interior pockets, the correct bias material in the shoulder lining. And you can just make out the size stampings (see images). Overall a nice example of a rare tunic. BELT AND BUCKLE NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE (FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY).
WEHRMACHT TROPICAL BELT AND BUCKLE Very attractive tropical belt and buckle in superb condition. Buckle retains all its original paintwork, and is maker marked JFS. Webbing belt is also in near mint condition.