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.
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.
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'
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 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.
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.
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'
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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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.
The famous 'Bouncing betty' Mine or Schrapnellmine in German. Smi 35 version with three prong central pressure fuse and additional fuses to either side..Has maker stamps 'brb 43' and 'brk 43' . All complete and with steel pellets still inside. COLLECTION FROM SHOP ONLY. WE CANNOT SHIP!
Period children's toy tank from WW2. Made of wood and tin, with tracks that turn and rotating turret. These tanks were made by returning soldiers and those often on home leave for their children. This is a lovely example in excellent condition .Green painted with cloth storage bags to rear. 9 inches length x 7 inches across and 7 inches height.