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33rd Contemporary History Auction

Bidding will be open on 8th November and end on 17th November 2019
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Extremely rare M1909 field tunic for a Bavarian Ulan serving with 2. Ulanenregiments "König"  from Ansbach. 1916 depot marked "B.A.II" as well as "2.U.R."...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Rare M1900 pith helmet for the "Ostasiatische Besatzungsbrigade". A so-called "Bordfeldt" helmet. Typical kork construction with foldable neck visor. The helmet is...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
WW1 period time German "Truppen-Sauerstoff-Einatmungsgerät" in original case. "Hanseatische Apparatebau-Gesellschaft vorm. L. von Bremen & Co, Kiel - Hamburg"...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Fine officer's helmet from nickeled stell. Typical nickel-finished reinforcement bars. Complete with all insignia and fittings. Dragoon front badge with original...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Nicely worn Wehrmacht Heer General's breeches. A fine privately purchased example with white cotton lining. The original tailor's name tag is still in place...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
M1913 German pilot's leather crash helmet. Original fieldgrey paint overpainted with black paint period time. "Flg. Bekl. / Döberitz / 1917"...
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Officer's helmet for a "Kürassier" serving with one of the regiments No. 3-5 or No. 7-8. Typical steel helmet. Nickel-plated. Separately attached...
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WW1 period time German helmet shell with original "mimikry" camo paint. Green. khaki and red paint. ET66 marked shell. Signs of age. Camo paint over 80%. A very nice...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Original German WW1 period time M16 helmet with rare "mimikry" camo paint. Orginal attached lining and inner ring. Prongs never opened. Lining pads marked. Signs of...
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A Mecklenburg-Schwerin helmet which was worn by an officer of either Grenadier-Regiment Nr. 89 II. Battailon or Füsilier-Regiment Nr. 90. Leather corpus...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
M1913 German pilot's leather crash helmet. Original black paint. 1917 dated. Barely readable maker's mark: "E.POSE  Berlin 2" (?) Leather neck...
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Textbook Tschapka for an Ulan serving with 2.Landsturm Escadron of Ulanen-Regiment. 16. "1913" dated as well as "U.R.16" unit marked. Furthermore, named and...
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A fine privately purchased EM spike helmet for Sergant or deputy officer serving with 5. Garderegiment zu Fuß. Impressive front badge with "Garde" star...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Simplified M15 field tunic for EM. Red piping to the button line and collar. Tombak buttons. One button missing. Tombak belt hooks. Brown cotton lining with size...
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Extremely rare Gebirgsjäger mountain trousers (Berhose). This pattern comes with pocket flaps to the reverse and the front. All buttons are complete with...
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A Saxon spike helmet M1871 with nicely matching front emblem, chin strap and fittings. Matching patina. No extra holes. The helmet comes with signs of wear and age...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Original "been there" German WW1 M16 helmet with full original paint, original attached lining and original chin strap. Barely readable maker and size mark. Most...
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A Prussian M1871 EM spike helmet. Feldartillery. Signs of age and wear. Removable ball. however, currently not moving. One prong to of of the chin strap buttons...
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Untouched spike helmet for members of the Garde-Grenadier-Regiment Nr 1 up to Nr. 5 as well as for Garderegiment zu Fuß Nr. 2 up to Nr. 4....
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Untouched Prussian spike helmet. Felt corpus. A so-called "Ersastz" example. War time. Nice patina for all brass insignia and fittings. Complete with both EM type...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
M1895 spike helmet for the Garde-Dragoner-Regiment No. 2. Cruciform spike base with very dark patina. Silvered once. Removable spike. Leather corpus with...
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M1895 spike helmet for a soldier serving with Inf.Rgt.91 "Oldenburg". Marked by a maker most probably based at "Barmen". Stamp barely readable. "56" size marked....
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Unworn M1915 field coat. Prussian type with "reseda" green collar. Large size crown buttons.  Depot marked twice! 1916 and 1917. One clearly readable:...
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Seven knots and portepees. Imperial Germany, Reichswehr and Wehrmacht. Please see pictures for condition. 
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Original "Zielfernrohr 12" for a German WW1 period time machinegun MG08. Untouched and absolutely original condition with nearly all of the original fieldgrey paint...
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Service coat for a "Einjährig Freiwilliger" serving with württemb. Infanterie-Regiment 124, the same unit later Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel has...
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Leather WW1 period time German gas mask M17 with filter. Complete with all straps. Some rust to the filter. Mask uncleaned. Size markings. Inside its correct...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Fieldgrey EM field coat. Bavaria. Fieldgrey color collar. "Extra-fein" crown buttons, most probably re-attached. White linen lining. Stamped (Hard to read). Sleeves...
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Double-sided linen flag in good condition. Cut lanyard. Size: 190 cm x 102 cm. Minor stains and small holes. Condition 2.
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Fieldgrey coat for EM. Fieldgrey color collar. Smoth tombak buttons which are correct for this type. White cotton lining. Size stamped and depota marked. French...
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M15 spike helmet for a Bavarian EM. Removable spike. Fieldgrey insignia and fittings. Complete with both of the cockades. Leather corpus without extra holes. Size 55...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Untouched spike helmet M1895 or enlisted men. Uncleaned. Dark patina to all brass insignia and fittings. No extra holes. Leather corpus with clear signs of wear and...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
M16 German WW1 period time helmet shell with original camo paint.  "64" size marked and "G.B.N." maker marked "Gebrüder Bing A.G. Nürnber"....
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Original red general's collar with collar tabs along with matching general's cuffs. Nice patina to the hand-embroidered patchs and tabs. Nice bright...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
M1848 spike helmet with leather corpus and correct gilt officer's insignia and fittings. "Garde" front eagle badge with silver reserve cross attached. White horse...
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Complete US WW1 period time helmet with original "rough" factory paint. Including chin strap and lining.  Interesting ink unit mark. Hard to read:  "xxxxx /...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Non-magnetic Iron Cross 1st Class on screw-back. Rarely hand-engraved  "Ostende / B2 / 24.8.17".  Extremely hard to find! Good condition 2.
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
German WW1 period time barometric altimeter "Höhenschreiber" made by "Fa. Emil Scholz, Hamburg" in 1918. Maker marked and dated. Original wooden case with signs...
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A quite rare Train troops field cap, a so-called "Krätzchen". Blue cap band and piping. Linen lining with "B.A. XI" depot markings and a size "56"...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
zwei einzelne Klappen mit gleicher Beschriftung,  zum einnähen, davon ein Originales Stück, , ein Stk Nachfertigung- Ungetragener Zustand.
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Very rare boards with light-blue backing. 8. Armeekorps. Gilt pips. Nicely worn condition.
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Feldachselstücke M 1915  zum einschlaufen.  Getragene Stücke mit Altersspuren, keine Mottenschäden.
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Single Generaloberst shoulder board. Prussia. To slip-on. Nice patia. Correct silvered pips. Nicely worn and in very nice condition. Length: 14cm. Width: 6,8cm....
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A 9 place medal bar for a frock coat. Only three loose medals are still left. China-Denkmünze for non combantants "VERDIENST UM DIE EXPEDITION NACH...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Zum einnähen. Ungetrragen, Bestzustand.
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Zum einnähen, Vergoldete Rangsterne und Auflagen "FR I". Farbfrische zitronengelbe Unterlagen, Medallgespinnst partiell gedunkelt. Dazu die zugehörigen...
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Rare wooden case glass slides for the portal "Fliegerlichtbildgerät", a portable camera used by a WW1 German pilot. "FLIEGERTRUPPE" (German imperial...
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Very nice German shoulder boards for a Generalmajor. Black backing. To slip on. Nicely worn with dark patina. Condition 2.
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Fieldgrey officer's visor cap. Both cockades in place. Most probably a "Hessen" cockade to the bottom. Sweat-band with signs of wear. Cotton lining. Slight moth...
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Fieldgrey officer's visor cap with black velvet cap band and red piping. Worn by Pionier or Artillerie and Transport troops officers. Silk lining. Sweat-band with...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Zum einnähen, farbfrisches, ungetragenes Paar.
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Zum aufnähen. Ungetragener, neuwertiger Zustand
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Zum Einnähen. Blau durchzogenes, partiell  gedunkeltes Silbergespinnst. Metallauflagen und Rangsterne vergoldet. Getragene Stücke in guter...
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Fieldgrey visor cap worn by an NCO. Classic EM type cap with a officer's "Reichskokarde" attached. Fine fieldgrey cloth. Piping and cap band from typical...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Case for a first pattern M16 gas mask. Original instruction paper inside. "2" marked. Diameter: 12cm. Height: 8,5cm. The first pattern case was used for a mask...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Pair of Oberstleutnant shoulder boards to slip-on for a officer serving with Landwehr-Bezirkskomandos IV based in Halle / Saale. Red color. Gilt "Lh" cypher. One...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Zum Einschlaufen. Für Rock M 1910, mit roter Unterlage, Für einen Oberleutnant im Anhaltisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 93. Vergoldete...
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Zum aufnähen. Unbeschädigter, neuwertiger Zustand. 
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
A nicely worn paif of Major shoulder boards serving with Infanterie-Regiment 16. To slip-on. Light-blue backing. Gilt numbers. Nice patina. Good condition 2.
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Mit Schlaufen, mit einem Rangstern für Generalleutnant der Infanterie, mit roter Unterlage. Metallgespinst minimal gedunkelt. Schöner,...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019
Zum aufnnähen. Hellblaue Klappen für das VII Armeekorps, mit Chiffre "LD" für Landwehrinspektion Dortmund. Ungetragene Klappen, ohne...
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Zum Einschlaufen. Für Rock M1910. des (1. Kurhessischen) Feldartillerie-Regiments Nr. 11. Oberseiten unterschiedlich abgenutzt, die aufgekurbelte Nr 11 an...
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Nicely worn Generalmajor der Infanterie shoulder boards. Red backing. Slip-on patterns which were sewn to a tunic once. Original white threads left. Condition 2. Nice...
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Zum einschlaufen. Gesteifte Klappen (Metalleinlage) aus grauem Grundtuch, silberne Borte und Auflage "Jk" für Landwehrinspektion Karlsruhe. Guter,...
Bidding starts on 8th November 2019

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