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 dials with 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.
Field grey wool rayon cap with dark green centre band and dark green piping.One very small nip to the crown. Insignia comprises a gilt washed stamped alloy eagle and swastika and alloy oak leaves wreath encompassing a stamped national tricolour cockade. Twisted silver/aluminium chin cord is secured in place by two small gilt washed metal buttons decorated with fouled navy anchors. Black vulcan fibre visor in good condition with all stitching intact. The interior of the cap is fully lined in light blue rayon with grey leather sweat shield and sweatband ribbon to the rear.Interior celluloid sweat diamond intact with all stitching present. Superb condition cap.
SS Galizien M43 NCO's tunic which we acquired 30 years ago from a Galizien veteran who lived in Edinburgh, and stayed in Scotland after his capture during WW2. When we acquired the tunic from him, it had only the single Galizien collar patch, all other insignia had been removed. The tunic itself is the army pattern which was frequently worn by SS volunteer units. We completed the tunic with original SS artillery shoulder straps and rank tab. We also added the eagle and Galizien arm shield which at the time we thought original however since these were pre -internet additions we have since found out the eagle and shield are 'apparently' very good copies.The eagle is machine woven as is the Galicia armshield featuring a lion with three crowns.The rank collar tab is black wool construction with a single stamped alloy rank pip positioned on the center and single rank tress. Machine embroidered Galician lion collar tab shows much wear to wool around lion.Tunic comes with matching hard to find army M40 combat trousers, two pocket buttons are missing and the trousers have been shortened which was quite common.
Tunic shows usual wear for combat tunic particularly on inside where neck collar has rubbed.Interior is lined with grey artificial silk and the right front tail skirt lining has a field dressing pocket with a single button closure. The lining also has two vertical grey straps with stitched eyelets positioned to the reverse of the exterior belt support hook eyelets.
Trousers have size stamps to interior and maker stamp 'J.P. Mayer'.Four bakelite black buttons and one alloy button to front closure.There are 8 alloy buttons to waist.Rear has pocket with bakelite button closure.Adjustment size straps with two prong claw buckle that is maker marked 'PRIMA' Trousers are in excellent condition which is rare as most were worn out.
Very nice Waffen SS Unterscharfuhrer tunic group comprising an M43 tunic converted to M44 style .Field grey gabardine material 5 button tunic.This has been a field conversion and done in a very nice professional manner. The breast pockets are standard M43 type. Left breast has thread loops for wear of two awards. The tunic has four sets of vertically aligned three stitched eyelets with one set situated at either side of the front closure and two to either side of the back panel waistline designed for the belt support hooks. Reverse of the field blouse have two short vertical tapering seams and the reverse also has a short vertical tail skirt vent.To the right of tail vent has been a period repair.The straight sleeve cuffs each have a small vertical slash to the outside seams with a single stitched button eyelet and button to each.Lower right sleeve has staining possibly either blood or oil.The upper left sleeve has machine embroidered SS sleeve eagle in silver/grey threads on a black base. The eagle is machine stitched to the sleeve. Black wool construction slip on Artillery/Tank Destroyer Shoulder straps and retaining loops and pebbled buttons are intact.NCO silver aluminium diamond shaped tress and red waffenfarbe to outside edges.Machine embroidered runic and rank tabs are machine stitched to the collar. Both in lovely worn condition. Tunic also comes with EK2 ribbon.Tunic buttons are pebble type. The interior of the field blouse is partially lined in grey artificial silk. The right front tail skirt lining has a field dressing pocket with a single button closure. The lining also has four vertical grey straps with four stitched eyelets to each positioned to the reverse of the exterior belt support hook eyelets. Lining to right breast panel has black size RB numbered ink stamps,an army stamp but not uncommon to be issued to SS troops particularly late war.
Belt buckle is early die stamped solid nickel/silver construction features a smooth outer field with a high relief, embossed, central motif pattern consisting of an SS style national eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreath encompassing a static swastika. The swastika and wreath are encompassed by a circular rope border with Gothic script motto, "Meine Ehre heißt Treue!", (My Honour is Loyalty!). The reverse of the buckle is a mirror image of the obverse and the buckle catch, prong bar and prongs are all intact. The reverse the buckle is also well marked with the stamped manufacturer’s initials,"O&C", indicating manufacture by Overhoff & Cie of Lüdenscheid and "Ges. gesch.", indicating, Gesetzlich Geschützt,(Protected by Law). Black leather belt is complete and in good condition and ink stamped on tongue '94' and maker stamp however this is difficult to decipher.
K98 pouches are early pattern, blackened pebbled leather construction three compartments to each ammo pouch.Maker marked and dated for 1943 and numbered to one pouch.Other pouch is marked Hamburg 1942'.
Private purchase field-grey wool construction M35 dress tunic with eight button front closure and double metal hook and eye closure . The tunic is roughly a size 36" chest. Shows the expect light age and usage but overall very nice tunic.
Shoulder insignia is rank of Oberfeldwebel and cypher for Panzer Reconaissance Unit 8.NCO silver aluminium tress with pink piping for Panzer. The collar tabs are hand embroidered litzen in bright silver/aluminum wire threads on pink wool base.Small moth hole beneath right side insignia.Machine woven breast eagle in excellent condition.Eastern Front ribbon bar to left breast.
Cuff litzen and tress in good condition on both sleeves.A button on left sleeve has a chip out of the silver button and small moth nip below this.Interior lining shows some wear but from period use.Interior belt intact.
There is a small hole to front bottom of tunic and some moth damage to lining edge.Front and rear lower partof tunic has some staining.There are several very small holes to rear of tunic and two on rear of right sleeve.
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.
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.
7x50 Binoculars made by beh (Leitz) in original case with Kriegsmarine stamp and eagle and swastika stamp to case lid. One replacement octave eyepiece that has also sustained some damage around edge.
1/16 Scale diecast model of Panzer ace Michael Wittmann's Tiger I tank. Limited edition to 1800 worldwide.Comes with Certificate of Production and numbered.Complete in box with original outer shipping carton.
Diecast weathered tank hull, turret and tracks that move on a working suspension.Barrel elevates and turret moves.All hatches open and close to reveal interior including engine,crew seats and machine gun and drivers controls.Diecast rounds,tow cables,side skirting panels and other accessories included.Detailed exclusive figure of Michael Wittmann .The engine comes in its own display box and can be inserted into the engine compartment .Also included are two glossy reference booklets.
Made by Rudolf Souval of Vienna. Three piece construction with silver stamped '800' to cross and suspension loop. Souval was one of the principal Iron Cross manufacturers and just after the end of the war and into the 1950's produced these Knights Crosses for war veterans and souvenir hunters such as American GI's stationed in the occupied countries. A very nice cross for those who would like one at the fraction of the price of a war time cross.
A very nice example of the Russian WW2 combat helmet retaining nearly all its original green paint.Interior complete with three pad liner system and correct webbing chinstrap all complete.Ink stamps to rear interior including size '2' and dated 1943. Number stamped '1172' .Front interior visor rim has owners name in ink.
A rare wartime period poster of the most famous image of Hitler with the infamous slogan 'Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Fuhrer' to bottom. Maker 'CARL WERNER REICHENBACH i.v.' printed to bottom right corner. Excellent condition with creases along fold lines. Would be recommended for framing to preserve this excellent example of Third Reich Fuhrer Propaganda. Size 85 cm x 59 cm. The poster was brought back with other items by an R.A.F. veteran and we acquired this item from his family.
Very nice early pattern and rare Battledress trousers in excellent condition.War Department stamp and numbered.Size 9.One loose button to front button closure. These trousers came with Cavalry tunic (Code: 2188) and all belonged to Capt Bridge.
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
Nice quality Luftwaffe wool/rayon blend construction visor cap features a black centerband and red wool waffenfarbe piping for Artillery Flak units.2nd pattern Luftwaffe alloy eagle and cockade insignia. The cap has a black patent leather chinstrap with black metal retaining clips and black metal sliding adjustment buckles and buttons all complete. Black lacquered leather visor. Complete with liner and sweatband.Interior is lined in green rayon and has a clear celluloid sweat diamond which is fully intact and maker marked 'Pekuro' and also marked 'Stirndruckfrei' 'DEUTSCHES REICHSPATENT'. Sweatband is green leather with ventilation perforations to the front forehead section. V.G.C.
The type 90 was the standard WWII Japanese infantry combat helmet. The shell retains about 60% of its original matt finish olive drab paint. The IJA metal star is present to the front. The three pad pigskin liner and band is complete to the interior, with no cracking or tearing. The liner pads each have their original cloth padding bags and tie tapes attached, with the original padding inside. Helmet is minus chinstrap.Kanji characters are stamped to the liner pads and also to the liner band. A nice worn and used example
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.
Leather flying jacket with sheepskin lining and internal War Dept label.Front left breast has detailed badge in gold depicting a wolf with the words 'AMES 7925 MIKES CIRCUS'. This was for R.A.F. Winterberg in Adenau, a Gee Station in Germany where the owner served. AMES is short for Air Ministry Experimental Station, the name given to the British Air Ministry's radar development team.Waist has leather belt intact and Lightning made zips to sleeves and jacket .The jacket zip has several teeth missing at the bottom however it is still able to fasten up intact.Left and right breast has pockets with stud closures that are open internally on inside to give access to tunic worn beneath or internal equipment.All stitching intact. Leather in excellent condition for its age.Inside pocket has fur lining and wool lining all present.
1941 pattern double sided multipiece woven navy blue cotton and rayon construction pennant. Roughly 36cm long. 24cm tall.Machine embroidered national eagle in gold and brown thread.Top and bottom and hoist edges of pennant are trimmed in ribbed gilt tress with a interwoven swastika pattern. Some mothing to blue cotton on both sides.Nice item
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.
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.
Nice grey wool Deutsches Rotes Kreuz NCO Visor cap.Light grey piping to crown.Some fraying to piping at front.Grey centre band with light grey piping to edges.Vulcanfibre visor.Second pattern enamelled eagle badge with red enamelled cross to cap front and beneath a three piece and rare Red Cross cockade.A small moth nip to side of cap badge.Chin cord and buttons all present.Interior Brown leather sweatband in good condition with just a small tear.Interior lining is excellent and complete with its celluloid diamond.Number 5 stamped to lining.
A East India Company Officer's Pistol of the Napoleonic period that is
dated 1813 on the Lockplate.The Lockplate is engraved with the East
India Company Lion Rampant arsenal mark and a crown over a '2' inspector
Regulation military brass furniture with steel captive swivel
ramrod.Wood has split at front of barrel and is missing one inch of wood
furniture to front including barrel tang.Heavy pitting and wear to
barrel.Lockplate ,flintlock mechanism and hammer quite worn and hammer
does not cock and lock.Top jaw and Top Jaw screw missing.Trigger
inoperable.Barrel has become loose from furniture and held in place with
forescrew behind hammer.Wood has dents and nicks throughout.Brass
buttplate in good condition.
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Summer tunic and trousers for Kriegsmarine enlisted man.Sleeve has trade patches for Flak Gunnery Leader and Senior Boatswain.Matching issue numbers and name stitched to both tunic and trousers.Some staining.Trousers have faint stamp scored out in black ink pertaining to ownership by a film company, this was quite common after the war as film companies would buy stocks of original uniforms to be used in film productions.
Folding shovel (Klappspaten) pointed type entrenching tool with first
pattern carrier.The shovel is maker stamped 'gcq' for 'Gesenckschmiede
Heinrich Jung Und Sohn.Halver' .Date stamp '43' First model cover is stamped on the belt loop 'jsd 1941' for maker
'Gustav Reinhardt ,Lederfarenfabrik Berlin'. Waffenampt stamp with
swastika below.Inside of belt loop is stamped 239 .The cover is
'Ersatzmaterial' or artificial leather.All the straps are leather.Top
cover flap covers the spade.All stitching is intact . Overall a very nice
Die struck solid backed zinc alloy construction badge with gilt and silver finishes. The reverse has vertical pin and catch all intact. Marked with the designer and manufacturers names, "Fec. Adolf Bock", and "Ausf. Schwerin-Berlin"
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
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.
Excellent condition and complete with gas cape in bag,leather strap and lenses and filters.The gas cape has clearly never been removed from its bag.Lense compartment dated 28.3.41. and owners name printed but not able to decipher name.
Filter marked FE42.Strap for attaching gas cape bag is stamped 'P.Schmaltz Stuttgart'
Type W246 used on surface ships and U-Boats. 8 day movement. Bakelite mounting with opening glass door face. In working order, key is present. The eagle and swastika marking has been erased beneath the winding mechanism on the clock face. Maker J.UNGHANS.
Edwardian pre WWI era HLI doublet in nice condition.Collar,Shoulder insignia and HLI buttons all present .Rear of collar shows wear with some of the lining and bullion tresse coming away.Rear of tunic in good condition with all buttons and tresse intact .Small stitched repair to rear above white braiding.The buttons to cuffs on left sleeve have been repaired with stitching.Interior lining all in good order and stitching intact.Number 42 and faint label to collar.Name of 'Green' in ink to inside right lining.
Included are correct tartan trews, these are modern but complement the tunic.
Beaded rim helmet of stamped sheet steel construction M35 style helmet with the addition of an embossed horizontal "bead" positioned at front and rear visors and crown. The helmet retains about 90% of its original dark blue satin finish. The front center of the helmet has a Luftschutz emblem decal in place. The black detailed, silver decal features stylized spread wings with a central oak-leaf sprig and a swastika positioned below "Luftschutz". The decal is retained about 95%. The interior of the helmet has a tan leather construction nine finger liner with air vents. Liner is size marked 56. Shell is stamped with the manufacturers code and size, "E.F.66" for maker 'Emaillierwerke A.G. Fulda' size 66. Liner has owners name marked in ink.Chinstrap complete and in good condition. V.G.C.
Luftwaffe blue/grey wool/rayon blend cap.Features fold down back and side panels with a downward scalloped front edge and two small, blue/grey painted metal buttons to the front center. The back and side panels fold down to protect the wearers ears and neck and the scalloped front section could be secured with the buttons closed under the wearers chin. Insignia is one piece machine embroidered trapezoid. The cap has an extended forward visor with an internal stiffener . The interior of the cap is fully lined in grey rayon that is heavily sweat stained. The lining is marked with a faint RB number and date 1944 .Front of lining beneath the visor is torn and there is a small to front upper side of visor.
Original 1930's horse and figure by Lineol .Horse in good condition with most paint intact and just a crack to front right leg.This is quite stable and not likely to deteriorate.Mussolini figure is excellent condition with nearly all paint intact .Base of horse is marked 'LINEOL GERMANY'
Dated 1941. Red Army soldier's side-cap or "pilotka". Rare as made from the early cotton fabric of the short lived pea-green coloured issue tunics and breeches. Nice enamel badge to front.Maker stamp inside.
A fully lined NCO tunic for a Veterinary Sergeant Major constructed from a heavy, mustard colored wool, which features four exterior pockets, a five button, single-breasted front closure, and a hook and eye closure at the neck. The horizontal slash breast pockets have scalloped flaps with buttons and hip pockets have straight-edged flaps. A bayonet support strap, with a buttonhole and button, is to the left hip. The interior of the tunic is lined in white cotton, with a white cotton vertical slash pocket to the interior left breast, and a white cotton horizontal slash wound dressing pocket beneath that. Nice issue markings. Roughly a size 38. Rear of tunic shows some period wear otherwise in excellent condition.
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.
Very nice and large multi piece construction cotton flag with both sides having large white discs sewn with printed mobile swastikas.Some staining .Rope attachment is full length complete and stitched.Size 47'' x 78''
Double decal helmet for the Fire Police with metal plugs where the comb holes are.Some light surface rust to helmet throughout and decals both nearly all intact.Stamped sheet steel construction, civic M34 style helmet. The left side of the helmet has silver bordered police decal with the second pattern, silver, wreathed police eagle. The right side of the helmet has a party shield decal. The helmet has two separate "salt & pepper" ventilation holes positioned on each side of the crown. All four of the flat headed liner retaining rivets are intact. The interior of the helmet has a M31 light tan leather liner. Liner is complete. Original chinstrap is complete. The interior crown has the addition of leather crown lining panel with internal padding. Size 57. V.G.C.
Early straight handled shovel with hardwood handle and a tooled steel construction shovel head.Head is stamped with the logo of maker 'Idealspaten Bredt Gmbh & Co.KG ' .Idealspaten still in business today making shovels.Brown leather shovel carrier in good condition with expected wear to strap.