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.
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 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'
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'
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.
Two very rare RVK (Reich Transport Group) Car enamelled badges,one pre war and one war time period.The red one with swastika is maker stamped to back 'PAULMANN & CRONE LUDENSCHEID'. Also present to bottom is patent protected stamp 'GES GESCH' .
The front reads 'Reich Association of The Motor Vehicle Sector'
The prewar black one reads 'Reich Transport Group For Motor Vehicles' It is not maker marked. Both would be applied to the front grille of a motor car.
Cotton construction flag with stitched centre of white circle with printed black swastika.Hanging ties to top corners.Size 41 inches x 36 inches
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.
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'
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.
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.
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.
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'
Grey/green wool breeches with black pinstripes to sides of breeches.HBT (Herring Bone Twill) interior lining.Lining has number stamps in red ink and letters 'KH' .All buttons and straps intact.There are some minor wear to breeches and a few moth holes otherwise good condition.
Nice cap with navy blue wool cloth body and black velvet centreband with carmine wool truppenfarbe.Front centre of cap has national tricolour cockade.Second pattern alloy eagle to front centreband.Black patent leather chinstrap and black vulcanfibre visor. Interior has brown leather seatband and crown has brown/tan cloth lining.Celluloid centre diamond missing.
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.
Brass buckle with nickel centre and rarer sunwheel swastika .Interesting variant with prongs attaching the nickel centre rather than the usual soldering.
Published in 1939 in English by Hutchison and Co Plublishers Ltd in association with Hurst and Blackett Ltd, London.An unexpurgated edition with many illustrations throughout.Hardback.Burgandy leather Spine has crack to bottom corner.Gilt lettering and a gilt eagle with swastika to upper spine.Several pages inside have repairs to tears.Rare version.
Canvas construction bread bag with leather and alloy fittings and green bakelite buttons.Stamped to interior flap 'Flugzeugfuhrerschule B 21 Flugzeuggruppe' . RB Number stamp with date 1943.This Luftwaffe Training School was based in Brunn (Brno) in Czechoslovakia from March 1940-Sept 1943.
With waffenampt stamp and maker stamp with date 'cmr 42' Stamped sheet metal case with hinged lids to both ends. Nearly all paint remains. Contains oiler, two brushes, chain and cloth cord.
A very rare and lovely condition breadbag for the German Red Cross.All stitching and fittings intact.Some light staining to reverse.Inside is stamped twice 'Deutsches Rotes Kreuz,Sannitatskolonne 8,Braunschweig eD 54'.
Two piece construction with stitched white circle and swastika on red cotton pennant.The swastika has faded on both sides considerably.Some staining to both sides.Metal clip and attachment chord present
Nice case for a watch, with watchmaker's details stamped to interior 'Albert Heringer,Geldern,Bahnhofstr.3 '
Brown flock interior base with cream silk lid interior. Simulated brown leather case.
Wallet size Atlas in burgandy leather wallet.Some damage to edges .Published by DKV-Drei Kegel Verlag Berlin.