1930s to 40's Vintage bicycle as used by tradesmen on their deliveries.Stored in a basement for decades.The bike is complete and in very good condition for its age.Some surface rust throughout but this could be treated.The saddle has a crack on the right hand side.Both original tyres but both naturally flat.Should be repairable.To front of frame is remains of maker label however it is hard to decipher maker other than first letter is G.
German made M38 Luftschutz helmet issued to the Bulgarian Army Anti-Air and Chemical Defence( Protivovazdushna i himimicheska Zashtita) .Number 3 painted to front.Nearly all green paint remaining.Liner and chinstrap present. Paper number stamp to interior and size maker stamp to inside rear of neck guard.
Aluminum construction gravy/sauce ladle. To the reverse of the handle is the manufacture and date of "H.M.Z.41". Also present is "Fl. U.V." indicating, Flieger Unterkunft Verwaltung(Flight Barracks Administration).
Alloy award with a bronze wash. The reverse features embossed Latin script to the center, "1 Oktober 1938", encompassed by additional embossed script, "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer" (One People, One State, One Leader). The award comes housed in its original softwood and cardboard construction issue case with a simulated grained burgundy leather covering with impressed gilt printed national eagle to the center of the lid.Unfortunately the swastika has been removed or DeNazified. The interior of the case has a burgundy flock lining to the bottom. The interior top lid is lined in white satin.
Alloy construction badge in the form of the Hitler Youth eagle with
mobile swastika to its breast and a sword in one talon, and a hammer in
the other. Written above is "Gebietsaufmarsch" (Area-parade), "Gebiet"
(Area), and "Westf. 9" (Westphalia 9). A horizontal pin-back device is
to reverse.Embossed RZM logo and "M9/25' for 'R.SIEPER & SOHNE,
Zinc alloy award . The award comes complete with its original tan paper card issue envelope with black printed script "Medaille Winterschlacht Im Osten 1941/42 (Ostmedaille)". The reverse of the envelope also has black printed manufacturer's name, "Hauptmunzampt Wien 40."( Austrian Mint)
Deutsches Rotes Kreuz (German Red Cross) brooch worn at the neck of the female personnel service uniform.
Die struck alloy brooch with a silver wash and black white and red painted finish.
Bronze alloy medal with bronze wash.Comes with paper card issue envelope with black printed Gothic script "Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen", (German Defense Wall Honor Award). Reverse of envelope has black printed Gothic scripted manufacturer's name and location, "Carl Poellath Schrobenhansen".
154532 SPR A.H. BLACKWELL C.R.T. ( Canadian Railway Troops) Wounded in rear of left leg by schrapnel. With photocopied paperwork
Issued by the French Government in 1917 to civilians for services in aid of wounded,refugees or performed exceptional acts in the face of the enemy.Silver version.Maker and designer stamps.