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schwere Panzer-Abt. 502 (Tiger) document & medal grouping

schwere Panzer-Abt. 502 (Tiger) document & medal grouping

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PERIOD 1918 — 1945
COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
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COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
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COUNTRY Germany 1918 - 1945
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Germany 1918 - 1945
schwere Panzer-Abt. 502 (Tiger) document & medal grouping


Description

An excellent grouping to Hauptmann Joachim von Schiller serving with Panzerjäger-Abteilung 162 and Panzer-Regiment 21 as well as schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502 (the unit was equipped with Tiger tanks).

Documents

Certificate to Sudetenland Medal. Issued on 22.8.1939. Signed by a Major.

Certificate to Wound Badge in Black. Field made. Issued on 10.6.1940. Signed by a Major. 

Certificate to 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class. Issued on 18.6.1940. Signed by a Major.

Certificate to Tank Assault Badge in Silver. Field made. Issued on 20.9.1941. Signed by Oberst Georg von Bismarck, Knight's Cross winner.

Certificate to 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Issued on 5.2.1942. Signed by the General der Panzertruppe Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Knight's Cross winner. 

Certificate to East Medal. Issued on 1.8.1942. Signed by a Major, commander of the Panzer-Abteilung 502.

A telegram from Generalleutnant Ehrenfried Boege to him. He congratulates him on shooting down the 50th foreign tank. Dated "21.7.1944".

A document listing his WWII awards (dated "12.7.1945"), a document about his family tree, and the newspaper "Mittagsblatt". The headline of the newspaper is the assassination of Hilter in the Bürgerbräu Keller in Munich.

Soldbuch & Wehrpaß

Heer Soldbuch. It was issued on 27.8.1939. Original applied photo. Awards: 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class, Sudetenland Medal, Wound Badge in Black, Tank Assault Badge in Silver, 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class, East Medal, Wound Badge in Silver, and Tank Assault Badge Grade II (25) in Silver on 15.7.1944. He and his company were also mentioned in the Wehrmacht report of 21.3.1944. On the inside of the back cover is a paper tag from the Allied Authorities. The swastika on the front has been painted over with a green pen but is still clearly visible.

Heer Wehrpaß. Issued on 10.3.1937. Original applied photo. His units are listed on pages 12 and 13. Awards: Shooting Lanyard 2nd Class, 1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class, Sudetenland Medal, Wound Badge in Black, Tank Assault Badge in Silver, 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class, East Medal, Wound Badge in Silver, mentioned in the Wehrmacht report, and Tank Assault Badge Grade II (25) in Silver. Campaign list from 1.9.1939 until 1.8.1944. The front cover has two holes.

Badges

Tank Assault Badge Grade II in Silver. Awarded for 25 assault days. Made from zinc. Semi-hollow construction. Both original aluminum rivets are in place. Magnetic pin. Unmarked but clearly made by C.E. Juncker, Berlin. 

Tank Assault Badge in Silver. "A.S." maker marked. Zinc. Nice silver finish. Semi-hollow construction.

1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Three-part construction. Iron core. Named "von Schiller" on the back.

1939 Iron Cross 2nd Class. Three-part construction. Iron core. Comes with the ribbon and bag of issue. "Paul Meybauer" maker marked on the back.

East Medal with the original ribbon. 

Wound Badge in Silver. "65" maker marked on the back. Zinc. The swastika has been removed. 

Wound Badge in Silver. Zinc. 

Wehrmacht 2-place ribbon bar and three 1957-type ribbon bars. Comes with the miniature devices to the Tank Assault Badge Grade II in Silver. In addition a 1957-type ribbon bar with the miniature device to the Tank Assault Badge Grade III in Silver.

Insignia

Heer Panzer collar tabs and shoulder boards for a Hauptmann. Sewn-on type.

Heer officer's breast eagle. Hand embroidered.

Heer officer's visor cap eagle. Hand embroidered.

Heer Panzer single shoulder board for an Oberleutnant. Sewn-on type.

Heer collar tabs for the black Panzer wrapper. Both skulls are in place. A matching set!

Heer "Panzer-Abwehr-Abteilung 28" military ID tag. Zinc. Including his German Bundeswehr military ID tag.

Photos

Two excellent photos showing him and his tank crew on a TIGER tank. Glued on cardboard. Size each: 23x17 cm.

Miscellaneous

Cigarette case of the schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502. Made from aluminum. The front shows an elephant, it was the emblem of the unit. Dated "Russland 1941 - 1944". The reverse of the case shows a tank with the number "210" as well as the inscription "Schwere Panzer-Abteilung -502-". Field made: Size: 9.5x8 cm.

Cigarette case of the Panzer-Regiment 21. Made from aluminum. The case shows his units "schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502" and "Panzer-Regiment 21" as well as the names of the Russian cities where he was in action. Also the regimental emblem. Field made. Size: 9.5x8 cm.

Heer 3. Panzer-Divison pennant. Made of pink velvet. Bordered by a golden braid. On both sides is the emblem of the 3rd Panzer Division "Bear" and a tank with the number 144. Size: 25x18 cm. No holes. 

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Signs of use. A very nice and rare grouping! 

 


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