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28th Contemporary History Auction

Bidding will be open on 2nd March and end on 10th March 2019
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Personal Luftwaffe General's visor cap to Ernst Udet. The visor cap was given to Udet's former driver after his death. It remained in the family and is now...
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
An early awarded Decoration in Memory (of the Munich putsch) of 9 November 1923. So-called "Blood Order". 1st pattern. Awarded to SA member Heinz Weigl serving with...
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Excellent and high-quality Knight's Cross to 1939 War Merit Cross without swords by Foerster & Barth, Pforzheim. Made of real silver. "900" silver hallmark and...
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A very rare German Motor Sports Badge in bronze. Tombak. "LN 1700" (Chr. Lauer, Nürnberg) maker marked as well as "Ges.Gesch." marked. Nicely worn. ...
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Extremely rare Waffen-SS shoulder boards for members of the SS-Junkerschule Tölz. Worn by an Unterscharführer (NCO). Fine machine-embroidered...
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Important Soldbuch to U-Boot commander Kapitnleutnant Karl Schimpf, commander of the type XXI U-3009.   Schimpf served as a "Wachoffizier" with...
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NSDAP Golden Party Badge awarded by Adolf Hitler personally. Instead of the party number which is usually engraved to the back, this special badge comes with the date...
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Zinc. Tank Assault Bade in silver for 50 assault days. Made by Gustav Brehmer. "GB" maker marked to the back. Multi-piece construction. The catch is slightly bent....
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A nice Tank Assault Badge in bronze for 25 assault days. Unmarked but clearly made by Josef Feix "JFS". Zinc. Good condition. 
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A fine Spanish Cross in silver with sords by Paul Meybauer, Berlin. Maker marked. Made of real silver. "900" silver hallmark to the back. Good condition....
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A nicely worn German Cross in gold by Zimmermann, Pforzheim. "20" maker marked to the pin. Lovely patina. Weight: 45.0 gr.  Collectors call it a light...
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A nice HJ "Strassburg" trumpet banner. Red fabric with separately attached swastika as well as the coat of arms of Strassburg. Bordered with white...
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Original Decoration in Memory (of the Munich putsch) of 9 November 1923. So-called "Blood Order". 2nd pattern. Awarded to Peter Bernegger from Salzburg,...
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Fine and detailed Cholm Shield. Made from iron (magnetic). Green cloth backing. Partially removed paper backing. Iron back-plate. All three prongs in place....
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1937 German Order of the Eagle 3rd Class with case. White enameled cross arms. Slightly chipping. The ring to the top "H" marked. Matching ribbon. With the...
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Luftwaffe LEGION CONDOR ring. Made of real silver. Silver hallmark. Luftwaffe eagle with lettering "LC 8./F.88" to the top of the ring. "Espana 9.37/38" engraved...
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An excellent photo album of an Allgemeine-SS and SA ski competition. Taken in the area near Rottach-Egern, Bavaria. The album comes with very nice photos of...
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A worn Heer Feldgendarmerie gorget. The Shield made from iron (magnetic). Original luminous yellow color. Solid brown cardboard backing. Both clips to the...
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An early Heer visor cap 1st pattern. So-called "crusher" cap. Worn by members of the "Nebeltruppe" smoke troops. The cap comes with a Bordeaux-red piping and a...
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Grouping to German Cross in gold winner and Oberstleutnant Friedrich Richtmann, commander of the Artillerie-Regiment 121. Certificate to German Cross in gold....
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Wehrersatzwesen (recruiting and replacement) visor cap to Unteroffizier Müller serving with Artillerie-Regiment 9. The cap comes with a clear orange piping...
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A nice Spanish Cross in bronze with swords. Unmarked. Bronzed tombak badge. Nice condition 2.  
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A nice insignia grouping to a Technische Nothilfe "TENO" Schaführer. It consists of a sleeve eagle, a matching pair of collar tabs as well as a single shoulder...
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Black cloth with a white piping. Field-grey cloth underlay. Machine-embroidered "LAH" cyphers. Slip-on type. Ink stamped inside. No moth damage. Good...
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A rare 1914 Iron Cross 1st Class on screw-back. The frame made from real silver. "800" silver hallmark to the screw nut. Furthermore "Deutscher Offizier...
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A nicely worn tombak Luftwaffe Squadron Clasp for Jäger in gold. Gilded. Unmarked clasp. Good condition. Signs of age.      
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A nice French hunting dagger "Hirschfänger" with a lion's head to the top. Black celluloid grip without chipping. Furthermore, a nice decorated...
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Photo album to Reichsminister des Innern and Reichsprotektor von Böhmen und Mähren Wilhelm Frick (1877–1946). During the time of the Third...
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Aluminum frame with rubber eye sockets. "PW" maker marked to the frame. Both lenses present. Original elasticized headband strap. In its original cardboard case...
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A nice zinc Squadron Clasp for Schlachtflieger in bronze. Fine bronze finish. Nicely worn. Good condition.  
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Gilded tombak U-Boot War Badge by Schwerin Berlin. Maker marked. The name of the recipient was craved to the back. Hard to read. Good condition.  
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Period time NSDAP "RZM Verkaufsstelle" enamel sign. White enamelled background with black lettering "Von der Reichszeugmeisterei der N.S.D.A.P. zugelassene...
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Early 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class by Schauerte. "L/54" maker marked. Three-part construction. Iron core. Original black paint. With the original LDO case of issue....
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Hermann Göring personal grave sash Fine silk construction. Separately attached swastika and silver wire fringes. Lettering "Der Reichsminister der...
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Zinc. Made by A.S. (in triangle). Maker marked. Nicely worn in good condition. The catch/clip on  the top  to the back is broken off....
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Luftwaffe Radio Gunner Badge without lightnings by Deumer, Lüdenscheid. Maker marked. Both original rivets in place. Zinc. Nicely worn. Good...
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Third Reich enamel sign of the Prussian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Berlin. The sign comes with a Prussian eagle with swastika to the top....
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The book "Boelcke" comes with two original signatures by Max Immelmann and Oswald Boelcke (dated 10.4.1916). Glued to the cover (inside). Furthermore one...
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A nicely worn tombak clasp. Unmarked. Patina. Good condition.  
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
A rare Third Reich Defense Economy Leader “Wehrwirtschaftsführer” Badge. Made of light metal, Cupal or aluminium. Gilded.  Nicely...
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Third Reich NSRL Heavy Athletics Sports Badge in bronze. Fine bronzed badge. Made by E. Schmidhäussler, Pforzheim. Maker marked. Pinback. Nice...
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An interesting lot of six Waffen-SS single shoulder boards. NCO and officer's type. See pictures, please. Good condition.    ...
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An excellent Third Reich medal bar of an Austrian WWI combatant. It comes with 1939 War Merit Cross 2nd Class with swords, Medal for Bravery in silver, Medal for...
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Lot of three NSDAP political leader buckles. Made of aluminium. Gilt. Each buckle RZM maker marked. Please see pictures for condition.    
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Made by Paul Meybauer. "L/13" maker marked. Three-part construction. Iron core. Full original black paint. With the original black case of issue. It comes with a...
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A nice Heer EM/NCO side cap. Constructed of field grey wool. Original hand-attached insignia. Non-magnetic grommets. Typical grey/brown lining. Maker marked and "57"...
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Made by C.F. Zimmermann, Pforzheim. "20" maker marked to the pin. Three-part construction. Iron core. The date of issue carved to the back. With the original case of...
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
A nice insignia set for a Luftschutzführer (officer's rank) of the Reichsluftschutzbund. It consists of a single shoulder board, a matching pair of collar...
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Very rare glass wall calendar of the famous edged weapon manufacturer W.K.C-WAFFENFABRIK. Black wooden corpus with glass cover. Color printed. Adjustable day,...
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
Untouched Luftwaffe M40 helmet issued with a single Luftwaffe eagle decal. The shell was re-painted grey later in war which was quite common. The eagle was overpainted...
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Early SS vertical leather hanger for the SS Service Dagger. RZM "1/36" maker marked as well as "SS" stamped. Clipper fully working. "A" (Assmann) maker marked...
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Luftwaffe Radio Gunner Badge without lightning by Juncker, Berlin. Maker marked to the back. Both original rivets in place. "Black" wreath. Zinc....
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
Period time camo Wehrmacht "Dienstglas" binoculars by Swarovski. Used by Waffen-SS troops! "cag" maker marked. A blue triangle mark which identifies...
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The lot conists of mess kits, officer's leather map case, gas mask can, pack M34 cloth bags, books, maps and Feldpost letters (blanko). A nice lot! Please...
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
A nice engraved silver case with ornaments. The front of the case shows a stately home (Classicism period).   Made of real silver. Silver hallmark inside. ...
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A nicely worn Luftwaffe Squadron Clasp for Transportflieger in silver. Silvered tombak clasp. Unmarked. Fine hair cracks in the wreath on the back. Good...
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
Three-part construction. Iron core. Original black paint. Matching ribbon. Good condition.  
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
An excellent hand-embroidered sleeve badge on dark green cloth. Original blue paper backing in place. Mint! Hard to find!  
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
Rare Azad Hind Medal in silver (1942-1945). Silvered zinc medal. Matching ribbon. Nicely worn.  Good condition.  
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019
Lot of three Heer EM/NCO parade buckles. Two-piece construction. Made from aluminium. Please see pictures for condition.    
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A fine bronzed tombak clasp. Unmarked. A fine hair crack in the wreath on the back. Professionally period time repaired. Nice condition.
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Rare wooden base/pedestal for WWI Pilot's Honor Goblet. So-called "Ehrenbecher". Signs of use. Good condition. Height: 10 cm. Diameter: 11.5 cm....
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Personal thank-you card of General Der Flieger and Kommandeur der Luftkriegsakademie Helmut Volkmann. Volkmann commanded the Legion Condor during the Spanish Civil...
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Unmarked 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class. Non-magnetic brass core. Three-part construction. Original black paint. With the original black LDO case of issue. Slight...
Bidding starts on 2nd March 2019

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