A boxed example of the very rare Silver Spanish Cross without swords attributed to Rudolf Wachtler & Lange complete with LDO box. This rare award without swords was awarded to non combatants and is much rarer than the version with swords.
Only 327 were awarded.
Scare German brass ships clock made by Kieninger & Obergfell. Also used on U boats, featuring a closed front hinged water tight glass door. Clock dial features painted numbers and eagle and swastika with serial number N9322. Brass in good condition with no dents. Serial number to reverse. Locking/Winding key is unfortunately missing.
Very rare ARG 1 Celestial Computer used for extremely accurate navigational readings by the Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine particularly the U-Boat arm.The body is aluminium and bakelite construction with glass screen that is illuminated when plugged in.There is an azimuth with microscope eyepiece and cross hairs. To front of instrument around glass are four information plates in luminous yellow.Reverse has switch with words 'Dunkel Aus Hell'(Dark From Light). Connecting wire included and wooden storage box in good condition with all parts intact and original information labels included.
A rare item.
Police green wool six button tunic with 1941 pattern machine embroidered police eagle in orange rayon truppenfarbe on green, wool base.Nice second pattern slip on shoulder boards. The shoulder boards feature matte silver/aluminum braid with interwoven "V"s, encompassing inner brown braids mounted on orange rayon truppenfarbe base. The shoulder boards have narrow orange rayon slip on tongues. Rank of Wachtmeister serving with the Gendarmerie. Machine woven collar tabs with silver rayon base with machine woven litzen in bright orange thread.
Internal collar attached to tunic all buttons intact.Interior rayon lining with size stamping ,maker and dated 1944.Belt hooks present to front and rear.Bottom corner of right waist pocket has two moth holes and also beside second button from top.
A very nice quality, private purchase field-grey wool/tricot blend construction M35 dress tunic with eight button front closure . Hand embroidered eagle sewn in flat silver wire. Sew on should straps for the 24th Artillery Rgt. The collar liner studs are present to the interior or the collar.Maker label to interior. The tunic is roughly a size 36'' chest.Several small holes to left hand cuff.
Framed and signed print by Mike Aspinall depicting Wing Commander Guy Gibson's Lancaster attacking the Mohne dam on the night of 16-17 May 1943 . The print is signed by four 617 Squadron crew who flew in the raid and by two crucial members of the 617 Squadron ground crew.
Collection only due to glass in frame.We have other signed prints in stock too, please contact us for details.
A very nice and rare M16 Helmet , stamped sheet steel construction helmet retains high amounts of its original paint. The interior of the helmet has three pad leather liner with alloy retaining band in good condition.. Chinstrap is complete and in excellent condition.
The interior crown of the helmet has a maker label 'OSKAR SOMMER DORTMUND'. The helmet has all three liner retaining rivets and both chinstrap retaining rivets and both of the M16/18 style ventilation side lugs all intact. One liner pad has 'Maa 13' written on it in ink.Front of the helmet has a silver Luftschutz decal.Part of the oakleaf and one leg of the swastika has come away and upper right of Luftschutz is minus the oakleaf. V.G.C.
Reich War Flag used by the German U-Boat forces and other smaller suface craft.Size is marked 50x80 and 'Kr.Fl'. Eagle and Swastika with 'M' stamped in ink on the white hoist.Reverse of hoist is maker stamped.Hoist and rope attachments in excellent condition.Centre of swastika has approximately a two inch vertical hole.Bottom right corner has a one inch vertical and there are some other smaller holes
Printed cotton construction National War Flag.Hoist edge has reinforcement panels to each corner.Tunnel loop for the suspension rope that has loops at both hanging ends.Well stamped with eagle and swastika and 'M' Marine stamp and 'Reichskriegsfl 5 80x135'( cm) Plutzar & Brull K.G. Bielitz O/S
Some staining in centre of flag at lower part of swastika and some wear and tear to hoist edge.
Very rare white canvas triple magazine pouch for the MP38/40 ,made by Ernst Melzig ,Lederwaren (clg) .Midwar issue with stampings on the leather belt loops of maker stamp 'clg 43' and waffenampt stamp with eagle and swastika.Lower loop is stamped 'M.P. 38u.40'
private purchase regimental kilt of the Seaforth Highlanders.Complete with all metal buttons which are maker marked Dugald Maclachlan Oban. Correct course material which is in very good condition despite it's age with no mothing which is usually found on these type of kilts.
Also known as the Himmler helmet as same as the style he wore with the exception of his having lugs as opposed to vents.
Worn by the Hermann Goring Police unit,S.A.,SS and other Police units.Light tan liner to interior with liner pad complete including drawstring.One side of chinstrap is broken.Liner stamped size 57 and 'R.R.' Nearly all black paint present and ventilation holes to each side.
Presentation bust to a Panzer Unteroffizier. Marble base with silver washed bronze bust of German Panzer crewman. Inscribed with 'In treuer Kameradschaft Uffz. Korps 1/S.E.B.4'. 7 inches high.
A very nice early prewar stamped sheet steel helmet in excellent condition with very high percentage of original black paint.Original aluminium comb to crown .Interior M31 light brown leather liner complete with grey crown leather panel and internal padding.Liner is size 57.Owners initials A.R. to liner in faded ink.Chinstrap complete and in good condition.Rear skirt of helmet is stamped 'D.R.P. Thale' for Deutsches Reich Patent and Thale where it was made.
Rare Leather neck guard is in lovely condition all complete with attachment holes for liner straps.
Very nice brown cotton twill shirt with five button front closure.Slip on shoulder straps with purple piping denoting rifleman units.All buttons intact with hammer and sickles inside a star.Two buttons to each sleeve cuff.Inside tunic has Soviet Army and maker stamp with date 1943.
A miniature suit of Japanese Samurai armour which measures approximately 15 inches in height and 14 inches in width. It is made from metal and held together with lace. The helmet is also metal with brass fittings and features what appears to be small spikes covering the crown of the helmet, these appear to be made from clay and some have snapped off, complete with modern wooden stand. Brought back by a British officer who served in Japan where he was stationed in 1946 as part of the British Occupation Force.
Very nice Feuerschutzpolizei NCO Cap with navy blue wool doeskin body and black velvet centreband with carmine wool tress.Front of cap has three piece national cockade and beneath an alloy second pattern Police eagle and wreath.Black patent leather chinstrap with two black painted sheet metal length adjustment sliders.Two black sheet metal buttons secure chinstrap in place.Interior of cap lined with light brown oilcloth and sweatband and with clear celluloid diamond stitched in place and printed with 'PREISGEKRONTE (Prize Winning) Pekuro Mutze (Manufacturer) STIRNDRUCKFREI (Forehead Pressure Free) Deutsches Reichs- Patent.' Paper size tag '60cm' attached to rear of sweatband.
Rare example of the German M42 helmet issued to early Austrian Gendamerie units in the postwar period up to 1955.Thereafter the Austrians used the American M1 helmet. The M42 is with its original German liner and size stamped 56.Drawstring present.There is a faint stamp to liner that appears to be Third Reich era and also the owners name written in ink 'Gorekor'.The chinstrap is Austrian issue and the helmet shell is painted in Austrian grey with a metal Gendarmerie flaming grenade device badge attached to the left hand side.Rear interior of helmet neck guard has number stamp.
WW2 German Feuerwehr Fire police tunic with Eltville/Rhein eagle and shoulder straps for the rank of Obertruppmann. Pre-1938 Feuerwehr issue tunic with two white service stripes to the lower left sleeve. Carmine pink piping to collar with some wear and damage to rear of the collar and a couple of small holes to rear of left shoulder otherwise good condition.
Approximately 1840s-50s this helmet was worn by Egyptian Cuirassier regiments who were bodyguards to the Khedive of Egypt Muhammed Ali Pasha.He was Khedive or Viceroy/Governor of Egypt and Sudan, a vassal of the Ottoman Empire.
These helmets were made in France and also by Henry Wilkinson of London.The Cuirassier Uniforms of the Khedives regiments followed European military styles of the time particularly France.There is much rust throughout the surface and interior of helmet but this could be cleaned up and removed and improve the appearance.
Crown is missing its dome and half moon spike and there is no chainmail aventail present to rear.Interior liner is also absent.Left side of chinstrap chainmail is present however the right side is missing a part of its attachment.Interior rear neck guard has the aventail chainmail attachment hooks present. Brass helmet centre band and round brass side discs in reasonable condition.There are three dents to the upper crown at front,side and rear.
The front arrow shaped visor guard is rusted but intact.To front right side of helmet crown is white paint that appears to be an accidental occurence at some time.
An unusual and rare helmet.
Standard issue for use with Wireless Set 76 and famously used by Airborne Forces at Arnhem.General purpose British Army receiver for use in vehicles and ground stations .Serial number plate marked 'RECEPTION SET NO R 109 , SERIAL No 8317 , M.R. , Z.A. 11295 '
White cotton pullover complete with breast eagle. Inner tunic has makers stamp Schaffer & Vogel and owners name tag Rolf Faber to inside. Shirt is approximately a 36 inch chest and 34 inch waist, two small holes to front of shirt otherwise good condition.
Nice presentation award to a Staff Unteroffizier in commemoration of his army 12 years service.Features bronze relief of a German Soldier wearing a steel helmet.Helmet has decals to both sides.His shoulders are bare and his head tilted to side.Marble base with brass plaque which is inscribed with ' Uffz-Korps Stab J.R. 17 15.4.25-30.4.37
Two photographs one that is signed by Gustavsson on 10.2.1975 and another photograph that he has written details on the back and its location of Hamburg in 1944. Included is a hand written letter by Gustavsson written on 13.1.1987
Gustavsson was Commander of 3rd SS Flak Battalion of the 2nd SS Panzer Division 'Das Reich' in March 1945. On 3rd March he was allegedly awarded the Knights Cross but there was no official award documentation to support this. However this was common this late in the war. Modern historians and reference works tend to state he was not awarded the Knights Cross but some argue he was,he was however a highly decorated Officer .
WW2 German Tricot tunic - field grey. This Tunic is made from fine field grey tricot and is fully lined, the tunic comes with all insignia which are very high quality and professionally sewn on by a trained tailor, description as follows: Heer GFM shoulder boards featuring the post April 1941 regulation construction of all three cords in gold bullion over a red underlay, with crossed baton devices in the 2nd pattern design.In 1941 Collar Insignia was created specifically for Heer Generalfeldmarschalls to set them apart from the other General officers by elongating the tab with the addition of a third prong in the middle of the design, this pair is based on Rommels! The Premium quality gold wire Hand Embroidered Breast Eagle over afield green backing for General Officers in the German Army. This eagle is modelled after an eagle design worn by several of the field marshals.
The Ribbon Bar is a reproduction of Erwin Rommel’s, and sewn on the sleeves are the Krim Shield, and the Mountain Troop Badge. Also included is the EK 1914 2nd class Ribbon and 1939 Spange worn in the buttonhole, and on the Breast pocket the 1914 EK 1st Class, and 1939 Spange, and the War Order of the German Cross in Gold. To finish of the Tunic comes with a heavy Single piece construction of the Knights Cross, and Solid Silver replica Oakleaves marked 900 and 21 for Godet.Also included is a presentation case for the Silver Oakleaves.Size 42’’ Chest.
Pony hair covered canvas pack with leather and canvas fittings.Fold-over flap that covers and fastens at front. Straps, buckles and are complete but several alloy fittings are mismatches and thus period replacements.Two side straps are stamped with Czech markings and 47 date for reissue to postwar Czech units.To top of rear leather fitting is maker stamp 'Hermann Aurich of Dresden' and above the SS stamp has been rubbed out presumably when issued to Czech forces. Nice SS/RZM marking to the back of the pack as well to each leather back strap. Shows the expected age and use.Strap for shoulder stamped with maker and Berlin stamp.Interior flap has SS Unit stamp however this is almost ineligible but the SS runes can be seen.Bottom of flap has a maker stamp.
Published in 1939 in English by Hutchison and Co Plublishers Ltd in association with Hurst and Blackett Ltd, London.An unexpurgated edition with many illustrations throughout.Hardback.Burgandy leather Spine has crack to bottom corner.Gilt lettering and a gilt eagle with swastika to upper spine.Several pages inside have repairs to tears.Rare version.
Very rare periscope made for enabling the firing of a machine gun from the safety of a trench.Developed from the earlier Type 30.Brass made with cross hair sights.Maker stamped 'Periscope 31 A.Kershaw & Son Ltd Leeds 1918 No 221.War Department stamp is present.
Good quality and excellent condition private purchase Officer breeches.Slash pockets with single bakelite button closure and rear pocket and watch fob pocket.Lower legs are four button fastening to each leg.Four button fly closure and adjustment strap to rear.All stitching intact with cotton canvas lining to interior.Some small minor staining on legs. Maker stamp with sizes to inside waist band 'Gustav S? Karlsruhe
Very nice condition Combat trousers worn by Soviet infantry in WWII. All stitching intact and buttons all present with stamped makers mark to each one.
Rear label to top of trousers at waistband has maker details believe to be a factory in Belorussia.The buttons all have stamps for a factory in Moscow.There are several small holes and a small minor tear to leg.The size adjustment straps and buckles in excellent condition with all paint intact to buckles.Leg chords to bottom of trouser legs intact full length and with no fraying.