The German Order (Deutscher Orden) was the most important award that the Nazi Party could bestow on an individual for duties of the highest order to the state and party. Adolf Hitler viewed this award as his personal decoration. This award was first made posthumously to Reichsminister Fritz Todt at his funeral in February 1942. A second posthumous award of the German Order was given to SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich later that year. It was unofficially known as the Death Order as it was almost always awarded posthumously. There were in all eleven confirmed recipients of this award between 1942 and 1945. Maker marked 'MUNCHEN 9'
The Luftwaffe Diamond issue of the Pilot/Observer Badge was introduced by Hermann Göring in 1935.Its recipients were extremely varied, ranging from the German military elite including Erwin Rommel, Wolfram von Richthofen and Göring himself, to Finnish Commander-in-Chief Baron von Mannerheim and Italian leader Benito Mussolini. It features the bejewelled eagle clutching the swastika at the centre, framed by a laurel and oakleaf wreath.Complete with maker's name on reverse and flat pin, the badges have a semi-matt gilt wreath and silver eagle, bejewelled with imitation diamonds. The piece is also made in the correct two-piece, riveted construction.
The Spanish Cross was awarded to members of Legion Kondor, a Division comprising of German Soldiers serving in the Spanish Civil War. The issue with diamonds was reserved for those deserving the highest honour, and was only ever awarded to 28 people, predominantly successful Luftwaffe Pilots.This gold issue is made from a zinc alloy and finished with a ring of imitation diamonds around the swastika. They also feature the correct vertical pin on the reverse.
Maker marked 'L12' and '800'.Although the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross was ranked second to the Grand Cross, the award was in fact the most coveted of all Third Reich Germany's decorations.These WW2 Crosses have an antiqued finish, and come complete with correct suspension loop and 12” (30cm) of neck ribbon.
The Golden Party Badge of the N.S.D.A.P. Small size numbered type. This smaller version of the Golden Party Badge was worn on civilian dress. This badge has excellent enamel quality and very crisp detail on the wreath. The reverse is engraved with the issue serial number and Complete with brooch pin.
Maker marked Richard Sieper & Sohne Ludenscheid.RZM and M1/25 marked.The Germanic Proficiency Runes Award of the S.S. was instituted on 15th August, 1943, by Heinrich Himmler. It was awarded to Germanic S.S. members for exemplary conduct and merit. This silver version of the award is complete with maker's name and code on reverse as well as the correct wide pin fitting.These badges have a silvered finish and black enamel, with maker's mark and wide pin on the back.
This 1939 Bar to the Iron Cross was awarded to recipients of the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class who were subsequently awarded the 1939 Iron Cross during WWII. The bar features the maker’s code on the reverse, and is fixed onto its ribbon with four fitted prongs.This insignia is finished in matt silver plate, and is supplied with a 6"/15cm length of 1914 Iron Cross ribbon.
The Iron Cross 1st Class is one of the most famous awards in military history. This WW2 design has the the swastika and the 1939 date on the front, and was one of the highest decoration of the war.These pin back badges are die struck in one piece and have an aged, antique finish with a black painted centre. The reverse has the correct flat pin which is completed with the maker’s code mark.
Maker marked '1' The War Merit Cross with Swords was instituted on the 11th October, 1939, and was awarded for civilian or military merit which did not involve combat service on the front line. This is the 1st Class version with swords, which was awarded for bravery in the face of physical danger.These crossed feature a smart, light silvered finish to the front with a flat pin to the reverse for fitting.
Die cast and silvered with correct ribbon of the German Olympic Memory Medal (Deutsche Olympia-Erinnerungsmedaille).This silvered medal was awarded for service in the organisation of the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin. This was the lowest of the three classes of the German Olympic Decoration (Deutsche Olympia-Ehrenzeichen or Deutsches Olympiaehrenzeichen) and was not restricted to German Nationals.The back is stamped "Für Verdienstvolle Mitarbeit Bei Den Olympischen Spielen 1936" when translated means "For Meritorious Collaboration At The Olympic Games 1936".Supplied with 6 inches of the correct black edged orange ribbon with white stripes.
RZM and maker marked BM 1/122 These Golden Honour Badges signified exceptional service in or to the Hitler Youth, through either impressive acts or long service. It had many high-profile recipients such as Heinrich Himmler, as well as many forgeign nationals.This detailed reproduction features the Hitler Youth diamond at the centre, surrounded on all four side by a row of oakleaves. The reverse is complete with a pin and markers mark.
1939 Knights Cross of The Iron Cross ½ size miniature.This minature version of the Knights Cross was worn on civilian dress to identify the wearer as a holder of this covetted award. The cross measures 25mm across and is die struck with silver plated and black painted finish. Supplied complete with a length of minature Knights Cross ribbon.
Instituted in January 1944, the army issue of the Honour Roll Clasp was awarded to all Army personel recorded on the Army Roll of Honour.This gilt metal clasp was mounted on a length of the Iron Cross ribbon, looped through the button hole on the uniform. 4 inches of the according iron cross ribbon is supplied with the clasp.
Oakleaves to the 1939 Knights Cross of the Iron Cross.Recipients of the 1939 Knights Cross, who continued above and beyond the call of duty were awarded the Silver Oakleaves. Introduced in June, 1940, as an extension of the Knights Cross of the Iron Cross. This nice quality version is finished in semi matt silver, however this can be polished off if desired, the reverse features fold over prongs for fitting.
War time style 'LDO' envelope of the type used for German military medals.Paper construction with the 'LDO' motif applied to the front and standard LDO information to the reverse. The LDO or Leistungsgemeinschaft der deutschen Ordenhersteller was the quality control organization regulating retailers of orders and decorations.