A lovely blued steel lobster tail Prussian helmet with all original parts. Brass cockades with all paint remaining and brown chinstrap and liner in excellent condition. Liner has some wear to drawstring holes. Spike and fittings all complete. Dated stamp 1916 to inside base of helmet along with maker stamp 'C.E.JUNKER'. The underside of neck guard is size stamped '58'. Inside of visor has some of the original green paint remaining.The Prussian Imperial Eagle plate has pewter finish. Excellent example and rare in this condition.
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.
Collar Badge of the elite Garde -Kavellerie-Schutzen-Division originally bodyguards for the Kaiser and an elite shock troop unit in WWI.After the Naval Mutiny in late November early and early December 1918 the G.K.S.D. marched home to engage the revolutionaries at the Imperial Palace on Dec 24th.They were heavily involved with the Freikorp units in the postwar period. A very rare badge from a elite and historic unit.The prongs are missing otherwise good condition.
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.
Three postcards featuring German Infantry pausing on the march,a machine gun platoon group photo,and a German Soldier standing for photograph in his uniform.The Machine Gun Platoon postcard reverse is stamped with senders Regimental stamp 395th Inf Regt,3rd Batallion of the 9th Reserve Division.Dated 3rd Jan 1917.
Alloy badge commemorating the 400th anniversary(1531-1931) of the founding of the Priviledged Guard Guild(Privilegierte Schutzengilde) Guard duty for the town was provided by members of the towns guilds who would take turns to do the Nightwatch as well as other guard duties.
Two cards one to a Oberleutnant Iron Cross Winner in an Artillery Battery Regt 69.Killed In Action 12 January 1915 The second card is to a Infantryman Johannes Schmitz killed in action in Russia 23rd Aug 1915.
Machine woven DRKB(German Veteran Association) emblem.Emblem consists of a white bordered shield with the Imperial German colours beneath the "Kyffhäuserbund," war memorial monument