Blackened leather construction combat pattern Y-straps. All buckles and hooks are present. Shows the expected period use otherwise in excellent condition.
Stamped alloy nickel plated one-piece construction buckle. To the reverse is a raised buckle catch and prong bar with double prongs, for the beltís retaining tongue.Belt has owners name 'Ewald Menzel' written on inside of belt
Stamped alloy national eagle shield features a gilt washed eagle on a black finished background base. The gilt finished reverse of the shield has all three soldered attachment prongs intact and is well marked with the makers initials and date "G B 41", indicating manufacture by Gustav Bremmer in 1941.
National Socialist Teachers League enamel badge. Maker marked 'HOFFSTATTER /BONN' and GES.GESCH. Please note the camera flash has made the second wing appear missing however it is present and the badge is in excellent condition.
Excellent condition olive drab canvas pack with leather and cowhide fittings with all straps and stitching intact.No tears to pack and horsehair nearly 100% present.Maker stamped '"Lohmann Werkea. G. Bielefeld 1943."
Standard issue kidney shaped aluminum construction mess kit.Removable top lid which serves double duty as a plate or frying pan. The removable top lid has a hinged, fold back handle with a raised lip to the bottom edge which secures the lid to the bottom of the mess kit body.Leather strap intact and much of the original green paint remains.Stamped L&SL 44
Luftwaffe grey water repellent canvas construction bread bag with blackened leather, steel and natural alloy fittings. All complete. Large ink or oil stain to reverse.Owners name written to reverse of belt hanging strap
Large alloy badge with "Nat. Soz. Frauenschaft" to the top of the obverse underneath of which is a white cross against a black background. To the center is a red swastika and "G" is to its left arm, "H" to its right, and "L" to its base. These Gothic letters signify the Frauenschaft motto, "Glaube, Hoffnung, Liebe" (Faith, Hope, Love). GES GESCH marked to reverse along with scratched owners initials
Olive drab canvas construction bread bag with leather, steel and alloy fittings. All buttons are complete. The interior straps are complete. Shows age and period wear, but overall nice condition
A very nice 1937 pattern die struck bronze award. Reverse has embossed manufacturers mark, "Ferd. Wagner", and "D.R.G.M. 35269", for Deutsche Reichs Gebrauchsmuster, (German National Registered Design, 35269). Complete vertical retaining pin and standard retaining catch all intact.
Two piece molded orange bakelite construction container. The container consist of a screw off top lid and bowl type bottom base. The container is well marked with embossed Deutsche Industrie Norm (German Industry Standard) logo, to the bottom of the base section and the interior of the screw off lid
Die stamped alloy construction national tri-colored shield of the three national colors of black, silver (white) and red. The reverse of the shield has all three attachment prongs intact.
Factory protection armband.Machine woven black gothic script on white cotton.Reverse of armband has backing cloth beneath stitching.Armband has staining and fading throughout.
16207 PRIVATE A.N. SHANN0N 7TH BATTALION CAMERON HIGHLANDERS .Then 23014 MACHINE GUN CORPS.
Died of wounds 24 April 1917 in Flanders age 22