Dr. Fritz Todt steel grade award, with award number 87 to reverse and dated 8 2 44. Still retaining it's paper tag. There is disagreement between collectors of this numbered type of Fritz Todt badge. Some think it original and made by a different maker, whilst others don't like it. It is fair to say no one so far has manged to prove it either way. So in light of this, we are selling it as a high quality replica to be on the safe side.
Feuerwehr M34 helmet complete with liner, chinstrap and neck guard. Helmet features a Heinkel decal, although these factory decals did exist we are not 100% comfortable with it so are selling the decal as a post war addition to be on the safe side. Liner has owners name written inside 'Brockmann'. Also other initials 'W.H.'
Excellent condition helmet of the German Federal Border Guard Police from the 1950's. Liner and chin complete and near mint condition.Liner stamped '57-61'. Shell is size stamped '66' and maker stamp LS for 'LINNEMANN & SCHNETZER, AHLEN '. Rare to find this helmet in this condition.
A 1950's reproduction of the famous artist Wolfgang Willrich WW2 collection of his drawings of SS Soldiers head profiles,some famous Officers included.12 prints and introduction foreword by Reichsfuhrer SS Heinrich Himmler.This collection comes in a nice folder with SS runes to front in metallic silver. Originals of these are near impossible to find and the reproductions themselves are very scarce.
Post war Czech Communist Fanfare trumpet.Made by the famous company Amati Kraslice.Identical to the ones made for the Hitler Youth,then the town of Kraslice was called Graslitz and part of the Sudetenland. Kraslice was famous for its many musical instrument manufacturers and in 1948 under the Communist regime they were organised into a Co-operative and Nationalized.These companies provided the Communist Government with instruments for their Military Bands and Youth group musicians.
The trumpet is brass and has the fittings for the banner.Manufacturer stamp to top front .Much surface rust but this could be treated. The front has extensive damage to the bell part with much unusual splitting of the brass.
Postwar German stove stamped Esbit to front and on inside 'D.R.P.u. Ausl.Patente'.Differs from war time versions in having the 'teeth' to lid doors.
Molded bakelite container.Screw off top lid.These were early postwar and used by the Bundezgrenschutz in the early 50's (German Federal Border Control)
A good option for reenactors as almost identical to WW2 Third Reich ones.
WW2 Swiss issue zeltbahn pattern bag almost identical to the German ones.Has the Swiss shield stamp and maker stamped 'W.HAAS BLACKEN & DECKEN ,BIEL 1941.3 wooden poles and 3 alloy pegs with rope come with the bag.Two alloy buttons hold the closure flap in place.
WW2 Swiss issue zeltbahn pattern bag almost identical to the German ones.Has the Swiss shield stamp and faint maker stamp. wooden poles and 3 alloy pegs with rope come with the bag.The three poles have been stamped with 'SS 39/38 RZM' a well known fake stamp seen on these type of poles.The wooden pegs have maker stamps.Two alloy buttons hold the closure flap in place.
The Kuban Battle Shield was instituted on the 20th September, 1943. They were issued to members of the German armed forces who defended the bridgeheads of the Kuban region.Following their defeat at Stalingrad in February, 1943, the Wehrmacht was forced back into the Kuban region. The bridgeheads in the region were of vital strategic importance, with Hitler earmarking the area as the potential base for launching a counter attack on the Soviet Army. The Kuban Shield was awarded to those who formed the defensive line through the region, symbolised by the lower half of the shield.Bronzed gilt finish, these shields are complete with steel backing plate and field grey cloth backing material.
Long sleeve thermal aertex shirt Issued to Swedish Army in WW2.Has black ink on chest collar that has covered a Swedish stamp possibly done by someone to pass off as German.Its Swedish!
Metal edelweiss cap insignia as worn by German Mountain Troops or Gebirgsjager. The badge takes the form of the Edelweiss flower and were worn on the ski cap or 'Bergmutze'. This is the 2nd type post WW2 design with aged finish, but is very similar to the WW2 design.
The Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB) is a United States Army military award. The badge is awarded to infantrymen and Special Forces soldiers of the rank of colonel and below, who fought in active ground combat while assigned as members of either an Infantry, Ranger or Special Forces unit, of brigade size or smaller, any time after 6 December 1941.
War time style 'LDO' envelope of the type used for German military medals.Paper construction with the 'LDO' motif applied to the front and standard LDO information to the reverse. The LDO or Leistungsgemeinschaft der deutschen Ordenhersteller was the quality control organization regulating retailers of orders and decorations.