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M9053 - WW1 BAVARIAN MERENTI, CASED MERIT CROSS   £95
A Bavarian Merenti, Military Merit Cross, complete with its deluxe fitted case. This is the 3rd class award in bronze and though an 1866 award, this is the version issued in the first war, with original white & blue ribbon, its case is covered in dark maroon leather, with shaped, dark maroon flock base for the award and the lid lined in padded red silk, quite an impressive item.

M7384 - WOODEN SHIELD FROM REGT 18 BARRACKS, BIELFELD.   £65
A fairly large wooden shield, carved with the regimental cypher for Jager Regiment 18, has a plain wood finish and was removed from the original regimental barracks in Bielfeld, Germany, a very decorative item.

M9154 - WAFFEN SS SLEEVE EAGLE   £175
A Waffen SS tropical type sleeve eagle, Bevo weave type in subdued gold/yellow thread on black backing, has gone really dark with age or staining, otherwise used, undamaged condition, I think these were also seen used on the late war camo uniforms.

M9155 - WAFFEN SS OFFICERS CAP EAGLE INSIGNIA.   £185
A good condition, bright alloy SS eagle for an officer or possibly NCO peaked cap, a little rubbed to the highlights, it has its two fixing prongs intact and also has had two small holes made either side of the swastika in the wreath surround, so it can be stitched to the cap for extra security.

M8684 - VETERANS ORGANISATION CAP EAGLE.   £35
Alloy cap eagle for the german army veterans organisation, being the eagle &swastika with Iron Cross & swords on its breast, maker marked to the rear and complete with all its fittings.

M6338 - UNUSUAL ZINC ALLOY I.D, DISC WITH NECK CORD.   £75
Unusual zinc alloy I.D. disc, the two halves complete with its original cord neck strap, stamped on the rear with B for blood type, the front is stamped with "KDR.D.Gend.Bromberg" and a number 267, I am not sure of the exact meaning of the markings but think it is a police unit, condition is good.

M9257 - TORNISTER BACKPACK WITH FUR COVER.   £75
A good condition army tornister back pack, with pony fur covering to flap, maker marked and dated 1941, it is the type connects straight onto the soldiers Y straps and has all its fittings intact, padded canvas body is in good shape, as are all interior fittings & pockets, nice item.

M8021 - TENO OFFICERS LEATHER CIGAR CASE.   £75
A very fine, dark brown leather case, which opens to show placings lined in soft cloth, to hold four cigars, the leather case is embossed with the Teno device of swastika inside a cogwheel, so making this an item that would belong to a Teno officer.

M7391 - SS MARKED CERAMIC DISH.   £65.5
A white ceramic dish, quite shallow like an overlarge saucer, plain on the upper surface and with the base having a maker mark of "Bauscher Weiden", together with SS- Reich & 1940, no history with the item but it is 100% original and has come straight from germany.

M8232 - SS DETATCHABLE NCO RANK CHEVRONS.   £75
A detachable NCO chevron patch for the rank of SS Rottenfuhrer, has black backing with dull grey/silver chevrons and unuusal in having three, well made metal hooks to the rear, possibly to attach to a coat sleeve.

M9256 - SPLINTER PATTERN CAMO ZELTBAHN PONCHO.   £95
A good, splinter pattern camo, army zeltbahn poncho, that could be worn to give protection from rain and that also doubled as a tent section, that could be connected to other zeltbahns to provide a shelter. Has all its alloy eyelets, just missing two buttons and one corner has been repaired with matching camo material, otherwise very tidy.

M7960 - SOLDIERS ID TAG WITH NECK CORD.   £75
alloy, oval ID disc with original neck cord, with serated centre line, so it can be snapped in half, both halves have the same stamped markings, this one has the soldiers number and under that "7. Schutz. KP. 213" which could translate to 7th Protection company. 213 regt ?

M4884 - SIGNAL OFFICERS SHOULDER BOARDS.   £50
A good, matched pair of Leutnant rank, signal officers shoulder boards, having sudued silver cording on lemon yellow backing, they are of the fixed, stitched in type.

M9194 - SHELL SHAPED TRENCH LIGHTER.   £35
Excellent condition metal lighter in the form of an artillery shell, with a pull off nose cap to reveal the lighter and screw-on base for filling. Widely sold in mess canteens and popular with the troops.

M9406 - RURAL POLICE SHAKO.   Sold
A very good condition, Police Shako, being the rural police version, having brown crown and peaks to the fibre shell, with field grey cloth to the body and a brown leather chinstrap and bright alloy police eagle to the front, interior has a good liner assembly and has full maker details.

M9285 - RURAL POLICE MOTORCYCLE HELMET   Sold
A scarce wartime police motorcycle helmet, they were issued in three colours, black for city police, white for traffic duty and like this one, brown for rural police and also the autobahns. Helmet has a hard, brown fibre shell with leather protective band around it and a stiff leather peak, also has a bright alloy police eagle to the front, the chinstrap is part of an integral, lined leather skirt over the ears and across the neckm interior liner is similar to the police shako but with extra padding. Excellent condition and great display item.

M8889 - REICHSBAHN UNIFORM COLLAR TAB.   £30
A good condition, single black cloth collar tab with gold cord edging and a gilt metal, winged wheel for the Reichsbahn, or german railways uniform.

M5450 - RAD CLOTH DISTRICT ARM SHIELD.   £35
A scarce RAD district officials cloth arm shield, machine woven in soft brown, black & white thread, the shield has a distinctive shape with the RAD swastika & ears of wheat device and has the district number woven at the bottom in roman numerals of XX11 (district 22) the patch is unused and has all its surrounding backing material which is folded back when stitched on the shoulder.

M5451 - RAD CLOTH ARM SHIELD.   £30
Unusual large RAD arm patch, the design being a black oval ring with black swastika & ears of wheat on a white background, all machine stitched on white backing material, not sure of its use, possibly for fatigue uniform or sports clothes, not seen this type before but is a veteran bring back item.

M9211 - PROTECTIVE COVER FOR ARMY WEHRPASS.   £45
A good quality, soft material lined, brown leatherette cover or pouch, with poppered flap, designed for holding a soldiers Wehrpass and carries a german eagle in gilt, over the words Wehr-Pass. The quality of this item suggests use by a NCO or officer, has seen use but is tidy.

M9123 - PARA RZ 20 JUMP HARNESS AND OUTER BAG.   £850
Scarce fallschirmjager type RZ 20 paratroopers full jump harness, complete with chute outer bag, this is the complete harness the para wears, with its quick release buckles and all straps & metal fittings intact, the outer bag would hold an inner bag with the chute itself, both the harness & bag have full makers labels with BA acceptance stamps and are both dated 1942. The RZ 20 first entered service for the assault on Crete in May 1940 and remained the main chute system for most of the war, it comes with a section of original silk camo parachute canopy.

M4885 - PANZER GRENADIER OFFICERS SHOULDER BOARDS.   £65
A matched pair of Leutnant rank officers shoulder boards, with subdued silver cording on apple green backing for the panzer grenadiers, they are of the stiched-in pattern.

M4883 - PAIR OF PANZER OFFICERS SHOULDER BOARDS.   £65
A good, matched pair of panzer officers shoulder boards, with subdued silver cording for the rank of Leutnant on rose pink backing, they are of the stitched in pattern and have been removed from a uniform.

M6938 - PAIR OF OFFICERS LEATHER BOOTS.   £65
A realy good pair of black leather officers boots, the leather being supple and undamaged with good shine, look like the soles are original with replacement heels, size looks to be approx 9.

M9283 - PAIR OF OFFICERS HG DIVISION COLLAR PATCHES   £80
Excellent matched pair of Hermann Goring Div officers collar patches, white flock material, bordered in silver bullion thread and bearing the rank insignial of Oberleutnant, also in silver bullion. Always difficult to find as a matched pair.

M8699 - PAIR OF INFANTRY REGT 80, NCO SHOULDER BOARDS.   £165
A very nice, matched pair of dark green shoulder boards for the army M36 uniform, these being the slip-on type with NCO rank trese and having alloy numbers attached for the 80th Infantry Regt.

M6557 - PAIR OF FOREIGN VOLUNTEER ARM PATCHES.   £85
A pair of unused, printed cloth arm patches for foreign volunteers serving in the regular german army, whole regiments would be made up of them in this case russian, the patches are printed onto thin white cloth and show a white shield with a blue cross, with a red border, on a green background, with the letters P O A to the top in yellow, pair of patches are still joined with a dotted line showing where they should be parted, cheaply made they would be sewn to the soldiers tunic shoulder. Mnay volunteers such as these manned the defences on the normandy coast during D-Day in 1944

M4381 - PAIR OF COLONELS SHOULDER BOARDS   £95
A good pair of officers shoulder boards, for Oberstapotheker or army pharmacist, with the rank of colonel, they consist of dull silver braid & green cord, interwoven, with two gilt pips and gilt monograms of HV ( Heeres Verwaltung ), the rank of colonel being the highest in this branch of service, unusual items.

M8696 - PAIR OF CAVALRY COLLAR LITZEN.   £60
A matched pair of OR's collar litzen, having grey background with gold/yellow bars for the cavalry & recon elements of the army.

M6547 - PAIR OF ARTILLERY COLLAR LITZEN.   £20
A good, matched pair of late war issue, artillery collar litzen as used on the M43 combat tunic and the reed green summer wieght tunic, litzen are piped in red the artillery branch colour.

M9114 - PAIR OF 1942 DAIMLER BENZ SCISSORS IN PACKET.   £40
A medium size pair of scissors in an unopened paper packet, marked Daimler Benz, with the company logo and dated 1942.

M7397 - PAIR MINITURE ARTILLERY SHOULDER BOARDS.   £50
A very nice, miniture pair of red piped, artillery man's, field grey shoulder boards, being the slip-on type, at around 2 inches long when folded, I do not think they are large enough for a child, more likely for a doll or teddy bear, made in the same materials as the real ones, complete with backing material but no button holes.

M4882 - PAIR ARTILLERY OFFICERS SHOULDER BOARDS WITH PIP.   £125
A very good, matched pair of Oberstleunant rank sholder boards, they have silver cording on artillery red backing, with a single gilt pip, they are of the stitched in pattern.

M8711 - OFFICERS TUNIC COLLAR LINER.   £20
A well used, original liner for a german officers uniform collar.

M9277 - OFFICERS BULLION EAGLE   £50
A army officers bullion breast eagle on very dark green backing, well used with a little fraying to the silver bullion thread.

M9276 - OFFICERS BULLION EAGLE   £55
Good condition army officers bullion, uniform breast eagle, on dark green backing, has been used but not much wear and silver bullion not oxidised.

M8346 - MOUNTAIN TROOPS WINDPROOF JACKET.   £395
A good mountain troops windjacket or " windjacke fur Gebirgstruppen" made from heavy duty, close woven calico material, it was only issued to the Gebirgsjager and intended as a waterproof and windproof jacket to be worn over the regular uniform and also over basic field equipment. It has a double breated front, with two angled side pockets with flaps, two hip pockets with flaps, an integeral part belt across the back, a very wide collar and adjustable button cuffs. The right sleeve has a stitched on, original large Eidelwiess cloth patch, between shoulder & elbow. Jacket has a good worn look, with sun/weather fading but no damage, size is fairly large.

M8998 - M43 CAP MISSING INSIGNIA.   £250
A small size M43 ski cap, early pattern with two button front and missing its insignia, though the stitching is still present and shows it was the one piece triangular type. Material is field grey but of the colour more usual to that used by the Waffen SS, other unusual feature is its red linen or cotton lining, the stitching of which has come away down one side, otherwise the cap in pretty good condition and displays well.

M9143 - LUFTWAFFE SIGNALS NCO PEAKED CAP.   £485
A good condition luftwaffe peaked cap in blue/grey material and piped in brown for service branch of signals, also has the patent leather chinstrap for the NCO rank, interior lined in pale fake silk material and complete with good leather sweatband in large size.

M8237 - LUFTWAFFE SHIRT EAGLE.   £60
A scarce luftwaffe tropical shirt eagle, which looks as if it was removed from a shirt with some force, as the surrounding tan cloth edges are torn and frayed, though the eagle and swastika in light grey thread are good. This item was picked up in north africa by a canadian pilot and brought back to england in a tobacco tin with other badges.

M9033 - LUFTWAFFE FORESTRY OFFICERS COLLAR TAB.   £35
A good, single collar tab or patch for a luftwaffe forestry officer, green cloth patch bordered by silver bullion twist cord, has the oakleaves and rank marks in silver bullion.

M8729 - LUFTWAFFE FLAK OFFICERS SHOULDER BOARDS.   £145
Excellent matched pair of slip-on type, luftwaffe officers shoulder boards, with silver bullion cording, piped around the edge in red for Flak, boards have each a single alloy rank pip for Oberleutnant.

M7604 - LUFTWAFFE FLAK OFFICERS INSIGNIA SET.   £125
A very good, matched set of insignia for a luftwaffe Flak officer, consists of a pair of red with silver bullion collar patches, with the rank of Leutnant and a pair of silver corded shoulder boards, piped in red for Flak branch of service, complete with buttons, boards are the stitch in type, used and removed from a uniform but in very good order.

M9144 - LUFTWAFFE FLAK NCO WHITE TOP SUMMER CAP.   £750
A very tidy and clean, white topped summer cap with black headband, piped in red for Flak/artillery and having a black patent leather chinstrap, cap has bright alloy luftwaffe insignia and inside a very good leather sweatband, very attractive, fairly large size cap.

M9221 - LUFTWAFFE FLAK NCO GREATCOAT.   £425
A good condition luftwaffe, blue/grey material greatcoat, complete with buttons and shoulder boards for a luftwaffe flak NCO, looks a little frayed around the skirt edge but that is how these coats were finished, however there is no damage and coat displays well, size appears medium.

M8074 - LUFTWAFFE FLAK HELPER M43 SKI-CAP.   £200
A good, small size luftwaffe M43 ski-cap in the late war, coarse blue/grey material and having just a good cloth eagle insignia and no cockade, which is normal for late war Flak gun helpers, usualy drawn from the Hitler Youth, hence the small size, has the normal cloth lining with no markings.

M9054 - LUFTWAFFE ALLOY MESS KNIFE.   £20
A standard alloy knife as used in the mess hall, being marked with the luftwaffe eagle, dated 1937 with maker mark.

M9071 - LUFTWAFFE 1940 DATED FRENCH PACK PACK.   £75
A WW11 french army back pack in heavy cream colour canvas, complete with all leather shoulder straps etc, that after the fall of france to the germans, as been issued for german use to the luftwaffe and now carries a luftwaffe eagle stamp and issue date of 1940.

M6881 - LUFTSCHUTZ GASMASK & CASE.   £50
A very good condition luftschutz gasmask with waffen-ampt eagle to the filter, in its original green painted, metal cannister, which is much larger than others I have had, an interesting variation.

M8525 - LUFTSCHUTZ CLOTH BREAST EAGLE.   £45
A unused luftschutz, cloth breast eagle, with its full backing material, which would be folded behind when stitched to the uniform.

M7435 - KRIEGSMARINE EAGLE SHIELD FOR TROP/SUN HELMET.   £75
A rare item, being the kriegsmarine eagle shield for the tropical sun helmet and having the gilt eagle, instead of the silver one used by the army, shield has all its fixing pins intact, an area of the gilt eagle has suffered damage to its finish, otherwise good, a scarce thing.

M7370 - KRIEGSMARINE ALLOY ID DISC.   £50
Alloy, oval shaped ID disc, stamped kriegsmarine, with serial number and 45K, so dated 1945, standard issue type and would have had gilt finish but this has mostly worn away but disc itself & markings are fine.

M6539 - KM SPECIAL ATTACK UNITS CLOTH HELMET.   £575
A close fitting, large size, cloth helmet for the kriegsmarine Special Attack Units, specialised personel who crewed the one-man torpedos, fast motor boats with demolition charges and midget subs. Helmet is of light unlined tan cloth, with luftwaffe pattern oxygen mask fittings to sides and top, the side fittings being mounted on well sewn leather patches, with an adjustable webbing strap running from one to the other around the back of the helmet to reinforce them, inside is a makers label for Karl Heisler. Berlin. C2, also has a number 2 stamped on it possibly for size, there is no chinstrap but if worn with a oxygen mask you would not need one, a very rare item in great condition.

M9122 - KM NCO WHISTLE WITH LANYARD.   £45
A naval NCO's whistle in the style of the bosuns whistle but in bakerlite and complete with platted lanyard.

M9141 - INFANTRY NCO PEAKED CAP.   Sold
A good condition Infantry NCO's peaked cap, field grey with white piping for Infantry and having black leather chinstrap and bright alloy insignia. Cap is of the early saucer shape in large size.

M8013 - HJ TAN SHORTS.   £75
A good pair of tan coloured Hitler Youth shorts, fairly large so for a young man rather than a boy, with small coin pocket to the front, side pockets and rear pocket with flap, waist band has belt loops and insdie buttons for braces and there is a rear adjuster strap, the shorts are made of a very soft moleskin like material and when in use have had a frayed section to one front leg, which has been darned and a reinforced panel inside and then heavily machine stitched, giving the outside a patterned look reinforced repairs to the front, to make it look balanced the same has been done the front of the other leg even though not needed, giving them a unique look and I think adds to them.

M8139 - HJ BOYS BLACK SKI CAP.   £145
A well used boys black ski-cap for the Hitler Youth, complete with enamel diamond HJ badge, has buckled strap across the front to hold the pull down side flaps and has unmarked dark cloth lining, fairly small size.

M9315 - HITLER YOUTH BELT BUCKLE.   £95
A very good, early Hitler Youth, alloy belt buckle, having RZM stamp to the rear and maker coded M4/39, for E.W.Assman & Sohne. Ludensheid.

M9392 - GERMAN RED CROSS ARMBAND.   £45
A white armband with a printed red cross & swastika for a german red cross worker, inside is a printed maker name. Armband is good but quite dirty from being left for years in a biscuit tin with tobbaco and other stuff.

M9011 - FIRE POLICE SKI CAP.   £285
A very nice M43 style ski cap in dark blue, with red piping for the fire police, with a silver finish police badge to the front, has good cloth lining but no markings, this is a scarce form of police cap, the regular visor cap being the normally seen type, very attractive display item.

M9407 - FIELD POLICE WINTER FUR HAT.   Sold
A large size, very good condition, field grey winter hat, with thick rabbit fur lining inside, to the upturned peak and side flaps that tie over the crown. Hat has the german field police, bright alloy badge attached to the upturned front peak.

M7784 - EARLY DROOPTAIL LUFTWAFFE BREAST EAGLE.   £85
A very early, cloth luftwaffe breast eagle, with the early drooptail and thin wings design, reputed to be an early para eagle but I have no hard evidence for this, has some slight staining.

M9255 - COMBAT Y STRAPS.   £100
A good set of combat Y straps, good supple leather and with all metal fittings intact, does look like the lower back strap has been replaced with a later strap, otherwise very good for display.

M9197 - COASTAL ARTILLERY RANK CHEVRON PATCH WITH PIP.   £25
A pretty scarce KM coastal artillery uniform, cloth rank chevron for the sleeve and having a yellow/gold plaited chevron and a yellow/gold stitched star on field grey backing cloth.

M9405 - CITY POLICE PARADE SHAKO.   Sold
Excellent condition and almost unused police Shako, this being for the city police with the field grey covered fibre shell having black crown and peaks, with black leather chinstrap and large bright alloy police eagle to the front and for parade use, having a fitted, high black plume of what looks like horse hair, tied at the base so it does not hang loose, very attractive item.

M9124 - CARRY BAG FOR PARA PARACHUTE.   £100
A large burlap carry bag, with top flap closed by metal press studs and with webbing handles, designed to hold and carry the full parachute and harness. This one is in excellent condition, hardly any wear, just missing one press stud.

M9069 - BRIAR PIPE ISSUED TO SS TROOPS ON EAST FRONT.   £45
A new condition and unused small briar pipe, with maker mark and in its original wrapping, this is from a full box I obtained, that was marked for SS troops at the front and sealed with customs tape, these were intended as a christmas gift, the price is for a single pipe.

M7211 - BERLIN CITY POLICE SHAKO.   £115
A very nice, prewar Berlin City Police shako, Berlin was the only city to adopt an all black shako, has the silvered cockade fitted to the crown and a silvered starburst badge to the front with the Berlin bear to the centre and a black leather chinstrap, interior leather liner is also very good and there is a Berlin maker mark to the inside of the helmet shell with bear logo, very nice item.

M8147 - BAKERLITE DE-CON BOTTLE AND COVER.   £40
A flat, rectangular, bakerlite bottle for de-contanimation fluid, complete with its scarce, pressed card cover & lid, this was first issued in 1941 to replace Losantin lozenges and though the bottles are common the cases are pretty rare.

M8689 - ARTILLERY SIGNALS TRADE PATCH.   £25
An oval cloth trade patch for signals, being dark green with a red stitched lightening bolt, red being the service branch colour for the artillery.

M9263 - ARTILLERY NCO VISOR CAP.   £495
A good to very good, NCO's visor cap with black patent leather chinstrap and piped in the red service colour for artillery, rest of cap is of good quality, soft field grey material with dark green headband. Large size, with interior lined in cream coloured silk like material and having a brown leather sweatband, Cap has its celuloid panel with unusual maker details for Otto Noltevorm. M.Nolte. Freiburg.

M9403 - ARTILLERY NCO PARADE TUNIC   Sold
Excellent condition NCO's parade tunic, quality field grey material with red facings & piping for artillery branch of service and numbered shoulder boards for the 46th Artillery Regiment, the right chest has a shooting lanyard shield and braided cord, with two silver acorns attached, the left chest has stitched loops with a Black Wound badge attached. Very attractive tunic and great display item.

M8625 - ARTILLERY MANS SIDE CAP.   £275
A very nice artillery man's side cap, field grey uniform cloth with red branch of service piping and good cloth insignia, has cloth lined interior, maker stamped to Carl Bangert and dated 1940.

M8847 - ARMY YELLOW ARMBAND.   £65
A yellow cloth armband with "Deutsche Wehrmacht" stitched in black thread. These had a number of uses, could be worn by civilians helping the army, later worn by some home defence pilots when the luftwaffe yellow or white armband was not availiable, just to show the german public which side they were on if shot down over home soil.

M8953 - ARMY WHISTLE WITH LANYARD.   £45
A wooden whistle of the type used by NCO's, with dark green army, plated lanyard.

M9254 - ARMY WATER BOTTLE AND BAKERLITE CUP.   Sold
Army water bottle, complete with original black bakerlite drinking cup, alloy bottle is date stamped 1941, cover cover with poppers in good order, apart from minor moth nip. Leather strap with buckle and spring hook, all intact, very decent item for display.

M8691 - ARMY SLEEVE ALLOY RANK PIP ON CLOTH.   £15
A Oberschutz or senior private, gilt alloy rank pip, on a circular dark green cloth patch, most likely for use on the parade uniform.

M6910 - ARMY SIGNALS TRADE PATCH.   £25
A dark green cloth, oval patch with dark silver thread lightening flash, a cloth trade patch for army signals to be stitched to the sleeve, has suffered one moth nip, otherwise excellent.

M9142 - ARMY SIGNALS OFFICERS PEAKED CAP.   £475
A good large size, high saddle officers peaked cap, with pale yellow piping for signals branch of service and officers silver cord chinstrap, has silver alloy insignia and the wire has been removed from the crown to give the cap that slight crusher look much liked by the germans, interior is lined in pale fake silk material and has a good leather sweatband.

M9209 - ARMY MESS TIN, NAMED.   £75
A named army mess tin, has almost all its green paint finish to the alloy tin and lid assembly, with wire carry handle, maker marked and dated 1936, the owners name Adolf Sieweke has been carefully scratched into the lid tray and the main body, complete with its leather holding strap.

M8694 - ARMY M36 UNIFORM RANK CHEVRON PATCH.   £25
A used sleeve rank patch as used on the M36 army combat uniform, being double silver tresse chevrons on a dark green cloth triangle patch, showing the rank of corporal.

M9399 - ARMY M36 COMBAT TUNIC.   £875
Army M36 pattern combat tunic, this is the early, four pleated pocket tunic that saw action in poland, france and the invasion of russia, until being replaced by the M43. Jacket is of field grey material with a dark blue/green collar and shoulder boards, these are piped in white, as are the collar patches for Infantry, right chest has a cloth eagle, also backed in dark green, as is the single chevron, cloth, senior private rank patch to the left sleeve, has award loops to the left chest pocket. Jacket is well used but in sound condition, elbows to sleeves have been patched and period stitched repairs made to inside of the collar, otherwise pretty undamaged, interior is partly lined and has pocket for shell dressing, lining has stamped markings, giving a date of 1940, also below the collar are stamps for a Bavarian film company who used it after the war and why it possibly survived, breast eagle may have been removed and restitched, which is often the case, would look very good, displayed with belt and Y straps.

M9203 - ARMY LEATHER PARADE BELT AND BUCKLE.   £150
A very good condition soldiers parade belt and buckle, the non-combat leather belt has a shiny black finish and is stamped to the rear at both ends with D.R.G.M. and dated 1940. The light alloy buckle has a bright, mat silver finish and is of two piece construction with separate eagle & motto disc assembly. Size is stamped as 95, so fairly small.

M9115 - ARMY ISSUE SCISSORS IN ISSUE PACKET.   £30
Unissued pair of scissors in an unopened, military issue paper packet.

M9300 - ARMY ISSUE DAIMON TORCH WITH FILTERS.   £65
A Daimon Telko army torch in tidy condition, with red & green slide filters and when used with white light, there is a hinged hood to cover the lense but allow light downwards for blackout map reading etc. Has a rocking button to the top to switch on & off and to the rear is attached a leather strap with button holes to enable it to be carried on the uniform hands free. Original finish is worn but mostly intact.

M9384 - ARMY CLOTH BREAST EAGLE.   £55
Cloth breast eagle with full backing material, for the army M36 or M40 combat uniform.

M7074 - ARMY BREAST EAGLE FOR M43 UNIFORM.   £65
A good cloth breast eagle for the army M43 uniform, being dull grey eagle on pale green backing, faded & used but good.

M8209 - ARMY BREADBAG M1931 WITH SHOULDER STRAP.   £65
army issue bread bag and shoulder strap M1931 or Brotbeutel 31, in all matching drab tan material, has the usual leather tabs to reinforce the D rings and belt loops, which have button fastenings, used but tidy condition.

M8262 - ALLOY ID DISC FOUND AT CALAIS.   £100
A zinc/alloy, oval shaped indentity disc, recovered from the area of Calais, it is almost complete but has lost a small part of one half through fire, as the edge is melted and blackened on the rear, the stamped markings are "JNF. GESCH. ERS. KP.86" also with a "O" for blood group and "5210" for his number, the markings appear to indicate a member of a replacement company of artillery, for a infantry support unit, interesting item from the 1944 battles in france.

M8717 - AFRIKA KORPS TROPICAL COLLAR LITZEN PAIR.   £60
A matched pair of tropical collar litzen, as used by the Asfrika Korps, they have an unusual branch of service colour, a deep pinkish purple, possibly for smoke troops.

M8720 - AFRIKA KORPS SENIOR PRIVATE RANK PATCH.   £30
Tropical cloth version of the sleeve rank patch for senior private in the army, as worn by the Afrika Korps.

M8460 - AFRIKA KORPS INFANTRY SIDE CAP.   £255
A small size DAK or Afrika Korps infantry side cap, sand colour material with red liner, which is maker stamped and dated 1942. Cap has the white piped soutach for infantry, a good tropical cloth eagle and unusually a alloy cockade. Almost unused condition but sadly in quite a small size.

M8721 - AFRIKA KORPS CORPORAL TROPICAL RANK CHEVRON.   £35
A tropical cloth version of the army rank chevron for a corporal, as used by the Afrika Korps.

M9121 - 1ST PATTERN AFRIKA KORPS SUN HELMET.   £265
Classic Afrika Korps sun helmet, being the tan cloth covered, 1st pattern type, with the metal army eagle shield to one side and metal shield with the national colours to the other, helmet brim is edged with brown leather and the inside is lined with red cloth, has the liner frame in place with chinstrap attached but is missing the leather sweatband, otherwise, apart from general wear it’s a nice helmet.

M9024 - 1942 DATED OFFICERS WOLCHOW STICK.   £375
A good condition "Wolchow Stick" named after the heavily fought over area in russia where these stick were produced and presented to german officers, usually carved with the date given and various other details, such as german eagles, runic signs & Iron crosses, this stick has all of them and is topped by a carved horses head, which may indicate a cavalry unit but is also reputed to indicate the SS Wiking Div. Even with its age, it is in fine shape with just a few minor knocks and bruises from use, these are rare items to find now.

M9299 - 1942 ARMY WATER BOTTLE AND 1938 CUP.   Sold
A good, 1942 dated, alloy army water bottle, with felt cover and black leather harness, having metal spring hook for attachment. Also has an original alloy drinking cup to the top, dated 1938.

M8690 - 1942 ARMY RANK PIP PATCH.   £20
A very good circular cloth patch in field grey, with stitched silver grey rank pip, for use on the combat uniform, this being the rank patch for a senior private or Oberschutz, nice being maker stamped to the rear and dated 1942.

M9078 - WINTER GLOVES.   £150
A good, well made pair of winter, mitten pattern gloves, brown leather with fleece lining, made in the mitten style with wrist strap & poppers, have a german maker label inside but no issue markings, possibly officers private purchase, large size.

M9193 - TRENCH LIGHTER IN ORIGINAL BOX   £55
Scarce to find, wartime trench lighter still in its original issue card box, as sold in german mess canteens, the lighter itself being the popular type used by german troops, with pull off cap to reveal the lighter and a screw off base for filling, box is excellent and fully marked, lighter has never been used.

M9083 - NAVAL GUN CREW LEATHER COVERALL.   £455
A full length, one piece, black leather coverall or suit with collar, issued to KM gun crews operating large and small guns in open turrets or stations, has a full front zip closure, side zips to access pockets and zips to cuffs & ankles. Leather is in excellent shape and supple, lined inside with blanket grey material and having label with RBL number. These good quality leather suits are also known to have been used by luftwaffe aircrew.

M8718 - MEDICAL REGT 33, SHOULDER BOARDS SLIP ON TITLES.   £30
A matched pair of cloth, regimental number slip-ons for a medics shoulder boards in Regt 33, field grey cloth with number in blue thread for medical service. These were designed for quick removal.


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