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.
Cased Bar 'Spange' to the Iron Cross 1st Class. Tombac version non maker marked but attributed to B.H. Mayer.Some frosted silver remaining to swastika and date.Retainer is missing from badge.Wood and cardboard construction case with simulated leather covering.Interior of case has black flock base and with white satin lining, lug from fastening button is missing. Lid has impressed silver image of the award.
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.
Silver washed alloy construction medal. Medal features two embossed figures symbolically breaking the chains of bondage with an unfurled national flag in the background and eagle to the bottom. The reverse features script to the center, "13th März 1938", encompassed by additional script, "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer". (One People, One Nation One Leader). The ribbon suspension ring and medal loop are both intact and the award comes complete with its original rayon ribbon.
Early Italian-German African Campaign Medal. Awarded to soldiers of the Wehrmacht and Italian troops who served in the North African campaign. The medal is constructed from tombak with a bronze wash. Original ribbon is worn but no damage complete with period safety pin.
NS-RKB flag bearers armband insignia of gilded alloy with embroiderd cloth centre flag of iron cross with swastika.To the reverse is a double pin with retainers for attaching to the centre of the navy blue wool armband worn mounted on the upper right sleeve .
This is a very rare piece of insignia.Excellent condition.
Collection of many letters written by Pioneer Heinrich Appel of No.1 Co,Pioneer Replacement Batallion 34 when he was stationed in Koblenz at the Langemarck-Kaserne barracks in 1942.The letters are addressed to his wife Frau Toni Appel of Heidelberger Strasse,Darmstadt.Letters come in Feldpost envelopes and also normal German Post.