WW1 M16 Helmet used by the German forces, and into the Third Reich era. Issued to reserve and second line troops well into WW2. High percentage of its Third Reich 'Dunkelgrau' paint remains. Faint stamp to rear interior neck guard. No liner. This helmet was part of a collection brought back by an R.A.F. veteran that we have acquired.
Very nice pennant for 50 years membership in the 'Braunschweiger Landwehr Verband'.Brass hanging rail with pennant in the Brunswick colours and similar coloured tassles.Pennant is 11'' in length and 5'' width.Bottom of pennant has gilt bullion tassles.To centre of pennant is silver metal Brunswick Landwehr badge surmounting silver Iron cross containing words 'For God,King and Empire with date 1875 beneath.Hanging from cross is a gilt pendant containing number '50' and the word 'Jahre'(Years) circled with oakleaves . Some stitching coming away to pennant where it holds the brass rail.
National and Merchant Flag of the North German Confederation of 1867-1871 and of the First German Reich 1871-1918 used throughout WW1 and also as the National and Merchant Flag from 1933 -1935. Very large multi piece construction, size approx 200'' x 350''.Some staining but in good overall condition with no holes.
Very unusual wooden chair, we have been unable to find out exactly what this chair is for, but it has been suggested it is a memorial chair for a fallen comrade.The chair has the soldiers name J.Dietrich painted above a wood inlay German helmet with 1914 -1918 and sword within a shield.On either side of the shield is a painted panzer and Panzer badge.A very unusual item, any further information on this item would be welcome.Chair is quite fragile to post so buyer must collect or arrange courier. V.G.C.
Very unusual wooden chair, we have been unable to find out exactly what this chair is for, but it has been suggested it is a memorial chair for a fallen comrade.The chair has the sailors name F. Konig painted above a wood inlay German helmet with 1914 -1918 and sword within a shield.On either side of the shield is a painted U boat and U boat badge.A very unusual item, any further information on this item would be welcome.Chair is quite fragile to post so buyer must collect or arrange courier. V.G.C.
Very unusual wooden trench art style walking stick made by a Turkish prisoner of war.Stick comes in four pieces which slot together.Hand crafted in wood with metal lettering inlay with the words "Turkish Prisoner Cyprus Baghdad" Approx 86cm long when assembled.
WW1 German Gold for Iron Token Medal.Black finished iron medallion. On the front 'In the time of Iron, 1916' On the reverse ' I gave gold for defense and took Iron for my honor'.Maker marked 'Hosaeus' beneath the laurel leaves. These were given to civilians by the government when they donated their gold for the war effort.
Military medal of the Kingdom of Prussia commemorating The Battle off Duppel 18th April 1864 with Denmark. The medal is in the shape of a cross.Between the arms of the cross is a laurel wreath and in the center is a round medallion.The medal bears the effigy of King Wilhelm I circumscribed are the words WILHELM KOENIG VON PREUSSEN (William King of Prussia).On the reverse depicts a crowned Prussian eagle perched upon a Danish cannon. The top arm of the cross has the word DÜPPEL, the left arm of the cross has 18, the right arm has APR., and the bottom arm of the cross bears the year 1864. Medal is quite worn with replacement suspension ring and ribbon.
Bismarck youth badge from the youth wing of the German National Peoples Party (DNVP) a national Conservative party during the time of the Weimar Republic. Before the rise of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) it was the major conservative and nationalist party in Weimar Germany. It was an alliance of nationalists, reactionary monarchists, and other elements, and supported by the Pan German League.1930s enamel stick pin