These pages display a number of the rare items that I have had the pleasure of selling. To view more details and a larger photograph please click on the thumbnail picture.
NSKK O/R's NCO's VISOR CAP "RARELY SEEN EXAMPL
In very good condition, this is the first example of this visor cap that we have actually owned. Cap is in superb condition,with a light khaki brown trikot top with a dark brown wool cap band, and dark brown piping.. Interior has full makers trapezoid with a very unusual maker. underside of the leather sweatband is stamped up to the NSKK Bekleidungswerke POSEN. Cap has a lovely high front (saddle shape), and as already stated in near mint condition,approx size 56/57,
POLITICAL LEADERS VISOR CAP ORTS LEVEL.
A very nice textbook example in super condition, no mothing anywhere, which is very unusual, nice saddle shape, good size approx 58.Cap still retains full sweat diamond in crown and RZM label under the sweatband, Except for small discoloration to gilding on oakleaves see images, this is a super cap , probably one of the better ones on the market at the moment.
INTERESTING LETTER FROM HIMMLER, WITH HANDWRITTEN
Letter from Himmler to SS-Oberfuhrer (later) SS-Gruppenfuhrer Ulrich Greifelt, concerning two of Himmler's distant cousins,seems to be a bit of nepotism going on here, check images for full translation. Of interest Ulrich Greifelt was sentenced at the RuSHA trials to life imprisonment for War crimes and died in prison. very nice Himmler signature !!!!
WEHRMACHT PANZER OFFICERS VISOR CAP
Nice genuine Pz Officers visor cap,with some issues to rear of cap..Cap has a lovely jaunty shape, and an unusual maker, but unfortunately over the years it has suffered some mothing, from the front the cap looks very attractive.Anyway cap is sensibly priced to sell. Approx size 56/57
WEHRMACHT M35 DOUBLE DECAL COMBAT HELMET
In good used condition, helmet retains most of its original paintwork, and displays a good percentage of its decals. Liner and chinstrap are in good order.Interior crown of helmet displays the name of a Army Leutnant.. Overall a nice unfussed with combat helmet, approx size 56.
RED CROSS PARCEL RECEIPT KL LUBIN (MAJDANEK)
Extremely rare Red Cross parcel receipt from one of the original extermination camps. Majdanek was 0ne of the worst camps in the KZ system with an estimated death toll of between 250,000-360,000. In February 1943 the Polish Red Cross (PRK) managed to negotiate with the then Camp commandant SS-Standartenfuhrer Hermann Florstedt to supply weekly food parcels to the Polish prisoners,and also from February to April 1944 daily soup portions were supplied by the "Polnische Hilfskommitee". And it is this action to which this parcel receipt relates.
WEHRMACHT GENERALS WHITE SUMMER TUNIC
Textbook example of a General's Lightweight summer tunic, this is a eight buttoned front example in white cotton/rayon with two pleated breast pockets, with scalloped flaps and gilt buttons.and two lower slash pockets also with scalloped flaps and gilt buttons. Back of tunic has a political back cut with two gilt belt ramps. Lower sleeves have French cuffs. Insignia consists of slip-on Generalleutnant 's shoulderboards constructed from bullion/clleon, and are the correct boards with the T-bar ends. Breast has a metal gilt eagle (removable), lower left sleeve displays the "Afrika" Cufftitle ,and it's quite apparent that there has been another Cufftitle above the Afrika one ( Grossdeutschland, Fuhrerhauptquaurtier ) one can only guess. This General's ensemble is finished of with a nice set of General's aiguillette's . Interior has no label or markings, but tunic and aiguillette's does show some age patina. A very nice piece . On hold. R.W.
WEHRMACHT GENERALS SERVICE TUNIC.
A stunning example of a General's service tunic..Tunic is constructed in a very fine wool and has a bottle green wool collar, the front consists of two pleated breast pockets with scalloped flaps and gilt buttons, with two slightly slanted lower slash pockets again with scalloped flaps and gilt buttons.The back of tunic has the very stylised political cut with two gilt belt ramps.Tunic is badged to a Major-General with sew-in celleon shoulderboards, celleon Collar patches, with a bullion breast eagle, And displaying the ribbon and bar to WW1 Ek2. Tunic displays loops for many awards including loops for a DK. Overall this is a very attractive tunic with a cut based on the old Reichswehr pattern tunics. On hold R.W.