Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler Soldbuch to Panzer Obergrenadier Arthur Buchheim who served in 4th Company,replacement Batallion of the Leibstandarte. In his photograph he is wearing his SS tunic with slip on LAH shoulder cyphers. On 29th June 1944 he was transferred to the Stab II Batallion ,Panzergrenadier Regiment 35,16th SS Panzergrenadier Division Reichsfuhrer SS.His 2nd Batallion was involved in one of the worst War crime atrocities in Europe when his unit commanded by SS Hauptsturmfuhrer Anton Galler entered the village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the morning of 12th August 1944 and murdered 560 villagers and refugees. At least 107 were children. He was issued this 2nd pattern Soldbuch while the Division was stationed in Bologna Italy, before it was moved to Hungary and finally Austria where the Division surrendered to the British at Klagenfurt. He was transferred from the 1st to the 2nd Batallion Staff Company with pages 2 and 23 signed by Obersturmfuhrer Karl Hennefeld former Co Adjutant of CO 10 and 3. Included is his Fuhrerschein (Driving License) signed by an Untersturmfuhrer. Two photographs, one showing a man in Luftwaffe Uniform possibly his brother with writing to the reverse ,and another of two women, perhaps his mother and sister are also included.
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.
A blued steel lobster tail Prussian helmet with all original parts. Steel cockades with all paint remaining and brown chinstrap and liner in excellent condition. Liner has some wear to drawstring holes. Spike and fittings all complete. Dated stamp 1916 to inside base of helmet along with maker stamp 'C.E.JUNKER'. The underside of neck guard is size stamped '58'. Inside of visor has some of the original green paint remaining.The Prussian Imperial Eagle plate has pewter finish. Excellent example and rare in this condition.
Excellent condition M16 Helmet retaining nearly all its field grey paint. Left side of helmet has eagle decal retaining approx 98% of decal. Ventilation side lugs and original chinstrap intact. Chinstrap is maker stamped and dated 'R.LARSEN,BERLIN 1938'. Interior has tan leather M31 liner which is complete with drawstring and no cracking to leather. Interior of helmet crown has 'B1' STAMP. 'S1.6' stamped to interior shell on left side below chinstrap attachment.
Good quality visor cap with field grey wool rayon body and green centreband with pink waffenfarbe piping to crown and top and bottom edges of centreband. Alloy eagle to cap front crown. Hand embroidered wreath and cockade in silver aluminium bullion threads on a green wool cloth base. Twisted silver aluminium chincords with pebbled alloy buttons. Black laquered vulcanfibre visor. Interior has gold/tan rayon lining with fully intact celluloid diamond and beneath owner's name 'Hans Messer' on paper name card.Tan leather sweatband with ventilation perforations. Rear of cap above the crown waffenfarbe shows one inch wear to the nap of cloth. Small marks above chincord button on right side.
Rare Panzer NCO tunic for rank of Feldwebel . Field grey wool tricot blend construction featuring eight button front closure. Cyphers to stitched on shoulder boards for Panzer Reconnaissance Regt 8.Pink piped shoulder boards and pink waffenfarbe to collar, cuffs and vertically down tunic front. Eight silver pebbled buttons all maker stamped to front of tunic. Rear tunic and cuffs have same buttons all complete. Machine woven breast eagle in bright silver aluminium threads on green rayon base that is machine stitched on green cloth backing. Collar tabs are machine woven silver aluminium threads on pink wool bases. Eastern Front Medal ribbon bar to front left breast of tunic. The tunic has a number of very small nips to the rear of the tunic and down the sleeves. The right sleeve has two larger nips at the elbow area. The front lower part of the tunic has small nips to the waffenfarbe and to the bottom edge of the tunic however these are not seen when the tunic is buttoned closed.. The left tunic cuff has a dent to one pebbled button.
An extremely rare WWI Doll made by the Lord Robert's Workshop in 1915,constructed by soldiers and sailors who had been wounded at the front.This workshop provided these men with employment.The doll in excellent condition for its age measures 17.5 inches tall and depicts the King in his Khaki service uniform.The head hands and boots are bisque(biscuit fired unglazed pottery) and with a wadding filled body.The tunic and puttees are made from cotton drill material.Medal ribbons to left breast pocket.The left hand side below neck has been filled with paper to replace wadding and provide support,otherwise untouched since 1915.Small white paint mark to right side of head.This doll was from a popular Patriotic series of figures notable in British Miltary history and is very rare.
A very nice George III Parish Constable truncheon Solid heavy mahogany wood with hand painted coat of arms. Dated to approximately post 1801.Comes with very old and faded envelope that it was wrapped in with details to front. Also an accompanying letter dated 1961 from a Chief Constable of Transport Police to a Mrs. Smith who's father owned the truncheon and was himself a Detective Inspector. Some expected wear and chips to the paintwork and several dents. A nice item from the Napoleonic period and early Police history.10.5inches.
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.
Excellent conditon with lacquered black leather and grey metal fittings.The leather is superb with all stitching firm and intact.Prussia helmet plate complete.Painted national colours cockade and painted Hessian cockade.The chinstrap is a replica replacement.Black interior leather liner in good condition.There is a faint Unit mark to the rear visor on right hand side. Overall a very nice example.
A very nice good quality cap with field grey wool body and crown.Green centreband with white waffenfarbe for Infantry.Nice early first pattern alloy silver washed eagle and wreath tricolour cockade .Beneath eagle is a small hole to stitching.Black patent leather chinstrap with retaining buckles and attachment buttons.Rear of cap on right side below waffenfarbe is a small nip to cloth.
Vulcan fibre visor,interior of cap lined with orange rayon.Celluloid sweat diamond is present but has crack with piece of celluloid missing.Size 56 stamp.Brown leather sweatband with maker and date to inside 'Opolka & Muller,Hamburg 1937'
Excellent condition blue/grey wool rayon construction cap with black ribbed centreband and red wool waffenfarbe to crown and centreband edges.Original second pattern alloy insignia eagle and wreath and cockade.Leather chinstrap with sheet metal buttons.Black laquered leather visor.Cap interior lined with brown oilcloth and faint maker stamp for 'G.A. HOFFMAN BERLIN S.W. 29' Date and size stamps for 1939 and 56. A portion of the celluloid diamond remains. Light brown sweatband complete with unit stamp to interior for 'II/FlakR6'
Very rare hand made construction alloy badge with copper wash .Instituted by Admiral Donitz on 19th Nov 44.Awarded for meritorious service that was not covered by existing awards.The original official design was never put into production and had a eagle and swastika.Only a small number of these were produced on board ships including the Prinz Eugen after hostilities ended hence they do not have the eagle and swastika
Ribbed lightweight khaki olive cotton twill construction coat. Large fold back lapels and collar.Front closure has matching dual buttons on breast panels.Metal hook closure at neck and buttons on fold back lapels.Slash pocket to right breast and angled slash hip pockets with closure flaps with buttons.The armpits area have open ventilation slits .Shoulder strap loops and buttons intact.
Reverse of coat has a ventilation shoulder yoke.Interior of coat has lightweight cotton olive mesh lining to reverse of the top shoulder yoke.
Maker mark and size stamps to interior,maker is 'Thiele & Co Munchen' with depot year stamp 1942. All buttons intact and original,some maker stamped 'Assmann & Co'.Some minor staining to bottom tail of jacket otherwise excellent condition.
1935 pattern cotton/linen construction flag.Hoist edge has reinforcement panels to each corner.Tunnel looped cotton rayon blend bunting with suspension rope and original clip.30 inches x 55 inches.
A very rare photo print of Edward Prince Of Wales signed by him in bottom corner.The print is taken from a photo of him in Nova Scotia Canada in 1919. Edward VIII of course later abdicated the throne.In bottom right corner of mounting board is written in ink 'Cheerio Everybody' ! Frame has some wear and small chips to frame.To reverse is framers label 'HUGH A.BROWN, CHARING CROSS GALLERY, 482 SAUCHIEHALL ST GLASGOW'. A rare item
A rare 1939 Enicar (Army Trade Pattern) watch with British Military issue markings on back including broad arrow War Dept stamp.Solid stainless steel case.Number 53366 to back.Modern replacement strap
Full working condition.
A very nice cased Iron Cross in excellent condition.High degree of silver frosting remaining.Broad pin is maker stamped to '26' for 'B.H. Mayer's Kunst-prageanstalt, Pforzheim'
Wood and pressed cardboard case with simulated black grained leather covering.Impressed silver outline of an Iron Cross to the case lid top.Bar hinge and magnetic spring closure button.White flock covering to interior base and white satin interior lid.
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.
Comprises tunic.cap,shirt,tie and Sam Browne belt and cross strap.No labels to tunic,shirt or cap. Silk lining to tunic.Officer quality badge insignia to collars and cap.Green tropical shirt and tie both excellent condition.Shoulder boards are minus metal R.A.O.C. insignia,Officer crowns present.All brass buttons present are R.A.O.C. with waist button beneath belt having 'ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORP' along edge of button.All buttons are maker stamped.Cap minus interior maker label otherwise in excellent condition with owners initials ' DHK ' stamped to sweatband.Sam Browne leather good with no cracking.
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.
This grenade was found in a barn in Russia. Sheet metal construction with wood handle.Spring screwcap is intact.No pull chord.Original paint remains can still be seen and stamp markings to head.Some rust and light oxidation to head.Wood shows wear as expected but overall still in good condition.
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.
Molded brown leather construction Hard shell for the PO8 Luger pistol.Also used by Luftwaffe and Polizei units in WW2 .Scalloped fold back top flap stitched seams and stitched closure flap.Quick release strap and extra magazine pocket all stitched and intact.Maker stamp to interior of top flap.The string attached to rear of holster is modern and for hanging display purpose.
Early straight handled shovel with hardwood handle and ball head for ease of handling. Tooled steel construction shovel head. First pattern black leather construction carrying case with straps and all stitching intact. The shovel head is stamped with maker logo for 'Idealspaten Bredt,Gmbh & Co.KG'
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.
One piece zinc construction pebbled buckle with German Red Cross emblem to front.Leather belt and cross strap with alloy fittings.Cross strap attachment clip D.R.G.M. stamped.Interior of cross strap leather is maker stamped 'August Praus , Breslau L 1937'
Very rare M1917 Stielhandgranate German Grenade.Label to head reads 'insert detonator before use'. The head shows oxidation to the steel but still retains its original green paint..Suspension hook intact.Dark wood handle with expected age wear and stamp markings '51/2 SEK JLB' .The 51/2 SEK is seconds (Sekunden)- The time of the delay fuse. JLB is the maker. The screwcap is intact but the cap cover plate is loose.There is no porcelain ball or pull string.
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Off white cotton rayon blend with HBT Blend weave with five button front closure.One button is cracked.All other buttons and straps,belt support hooks intact.Size stamps and maker stamp present.Complete with matching work trousers.All complete with buttons and size adjustment straps.Maker stamp for 'Franz Westrich Ramstein' and with size stamps.No holes .One small stain.
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.
Awarded to volunteer's from the countries in Eastern Europe for their contribution to the German War Effort.This version with swords was for bravery in combat. Zinc construction with a gilt wash finish retaining a very high percentage of the gilt wash to front and reverse.Pin and retainer intact. Wood and pressed cardboard construction case with flock base and satin interior and simulated grained black leather covering .Box lid has a impressed gold image of the award.Excellent condition.
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.
Assorted paperwork belonging to Scots Guardsman J.BOYLE 2697368 a POW captured in North Africa and was in an Italian POW Camp then moving to a German one.Duplicate Paybook issued to him in excellent condition as his original was lost in action.Scots Guards Association Book, Clothing Bok 1945,His Dog-Tags,National Registration ID Card, Italian POW Camp Currency,Certificate Of Post War Credit,Motor Car Fuel Ration Book. New Year Card from St. Aloysius College,BirkirKara, Malta.Letter with envelope to his father in Glasgow,Cartoon card featuring Hitler and Roosevelt, Red Cross Greetings Card from Switzerland,Boxed King's Badge, Returning POW'S Information Pamphlet,Elsterhorst POW Hospital Card for his appointment to the Commitee.German Hospital letter and typed letter in English detailing his treatment and convalesence for Pleurisy.Army Letter to his father from the Scots Guards Record Office dated 6th July 1942 detailing that he is missing in action.Two ribbon bars and two tartan flashes for badges. Rarer are his Scots Guards shoulder flashes made in POW camp and another standard issue set. Service chevron red wool on khaki. All aquired from family.
Also available but sold separately on website are his POW Camp belt with assorted badges. ref 2821, Boys brigade medals ref 2080 V.G.C.
Superb examples of the Kriegsmarine officer's eagle and cockade insignia that have been stitched together to form one piece.Hand embroidered oakleaf wreath in gilt wire threads on padded navy blue wool base.Three piece tricolour cockade of black alloy base with alloy roundel and red cloth centre.
Hand embroidered breast eagle in gilt wire threads on a navy blue wool base
Earth brown wool with machine woven RAD enlisted Man's insignia.Cotton/rayon lining in light tan colour with Vienna maker stamp 'Kurschner u. Mutzen Handwerks Wien' .Double ventilation grommets to sides.Size 56
A near mint condition first class alloy construction award with gilt wash finish for 25 years service.Cornflower blue ribbon.Wood and hardened cardboard construction case with simulated green leather covering. Impressed number 25 with oakleaves to case lid.Grey flock interior lining to base and white satin interior to lid.