These pages display a number of the rare items that I have had the pleasure of selling. To view more details and a larger photograph please click on the thumbnail picture.

Army Dagger , lovely early patinated fittings

Army Dagger , lovely early patinated fittings

Army Dagger , not maker marked , superb darkly patinated heavy nickel fittings , would clean up superbly if you wanted to , excellent blade and undamaged grip , this is a quality piece

1914 cased Iron Cross Second Class.

1914 cased Iron Cross Second Class.

1914 cased Iron Cross Second Class. Oak leaf patterned case with silver impressed Iron Cross to corner, white velvet and silk interior with recessed portion for the Cross. Large compartment for ribbon and perhaps other EK accessories. Case in superb condition with light wear. The Iron Cross is double maker marked, WILM to ribbon ring and S to eye ring. WILM were one of the Court Jewellers to the Kaiser. Superb crisp iron core, this is the G type Godet core. Beautiful crisp frame in 938 silver. The Cross is in near mint condition. Complete with small piece of original Imperial ribbon.

RAD Leader , extra pictures

RAD Leader , extra pictures

RAD Leader , extra pictures

RAF sweetheart brooch

RAF sweetheart brooch

WWII gilt metal RAF Observer's brevet sweetheart brooch, very fine detail.

Parachutist Badge by ASSMANN

Parachutist Badge by ASSMANN

Luftwaffe Parachutist Badge by ASSMANN , really crisp and a text book example of this scarce badge and for one as good as this it is very fairly priced.

8 Medal Grouping

8 Medal Grouping

A most impressive 8-pieced group comprising of a various WWI and WII decorations (such as a WWII-period 1936 Olympic Games commemorative medal. A 25 years of loyal service, The pieces are most certainly period-compiled and are NOT post-war compilations. Next to the already mentioned decorations, the bar also depicts a WWI iron cross 2nd class, a WWI 'Kriegsverdienstkreuz', a WWI 'Frontkämpferkreuz' (or 'Kriegsteilnehmerkreuz mit Schwerter'), a golden-toned WWI 'Reserve-Landwehr'-medal and 2 WWI-period, Austrian awards. All eight medals are in lovely condition and a nice age-patina. The 'Polizei'-medal has gorgeous details. It comes on its original cornflower-blue coloured ribbon having the interwoven golden-coloured police-eagle attached (scarce in itself). The set is fully matching ! Maker marked to the reverse.

 GERMAN CROSS IN SILVER

GERMAN CROSS IN SILVER

Very rare Zimmermann War Order of the German Cross in Silver, heavy type. This DK is of the earliest Zimmermann construction and as such does not exhibit the tell tale flaws of the later light Zimmermann DKs.The Cross is in excellent overall condition with just the lightest of wear on the inner dark star, the silvered wreath and on the reverse tips of the outer star. It really is a beauty to behold! There is no damage at all to the enamelled swastika. The Cross weighs in at approx 67.4g Less than 1200 awarded! ON HOLD FOR TG

DRK Hewer

DRK Hewer

Red Cross EM Hewer in excellent condition. Blade still has full cross graining and is in excellent condition and marked GES GESCHUTZ on ricasso. Grip plates are not cracked or chipped . Scabbard is straight with a little age marking to paint. Complete with a nice frog. A great package.

Red Cross Officers Dagger

Red Cross Officers Dagger

Red Cross / Social Welfare Officers Dagger . Blade is really nice with full crossgraining , grip is undamaged and pommel screw is in good order. Scabbard has some plating lift but retains around 90%. Priced well to allow for this.

Battle Flag , Kriegsmarine

Battle Flag , Kriegsmarine

Battle Flag , Kriegsmarine , approx 90 x 170 , nice bright colours , little fraying on edge. Marked on canvas edge with eagle and swastika with M below

Early U Boat Badge , SUPERB is an understatement

Early U Boat Badge , SUPERB is an understatement

This is a real beauty by the rarest maker , and in my opinion , the best one produced. Early high quality fire gilded tombak U-boat badge retaining almost 100% of its original finish , manufactured by Zimmermann with cut-out swastika in near mint condition. I do not think you could upgrade this one. I have never seen a better one. Common maker ones are dearer than this !!

HJ Flieger Cap , Rare

HJ Flieger Cap , Rare

HJ Flieger Cap , these are considerably rarer than the Flak Helpers Cap. Has nice RZM label on inside. Some deterioration of cap lining , more due to wearing than age I think , but outside is very tidy. Very fair price for this hard to find item.

Army Transport and Supply troops visor cap

Army Transport and Supply troops visor cap

Army Transport and Supply troops visor cap , in absolutely superb condition , no mothing or nips. Retains excellent shape and is owner named so a little research may prove worthwhile. Priced to sell quickly , a magnificent addition to any collection. On its way to La Belle France !!

* Minty *  Iron Cross 1st class , cased

* Minty * Iron Cross 1st class , cased

* Minty * Iron Cross 1st class , cased. pin marked L/13 for Paul Meybauer , maker named inside lid of minty case as well. You could not ask for more ! A real keeper and can only go up in value. Great maker , great condition.

* RARE * GREEK  Order of the Phoenix silver class

* RARE * GREEK Order of the Phoenix silver class

Order of the Phoenix silver class Breast Star , in superb condition , dating , I believe , to pre 1926. This impressive award from Greece is the size of a DKiG and is in 2 part construction. The highly detailed Phoenix rising from the flames is rivetted on to the starburst with two delicate rivets. The award is fine solid silver and exhibits an attractive patina, it is also highly vaulted. It weighs 42g. Reverse is highly polished and is retained on the uniform by a straight needle pin that has a locking catch. These hardly ever come up for sale , I doubt you will find another on the net !

RAD Officers Hewer by ALCOSO .

RAD Officers Hewer by ALCOSO .

These are getting hard to find !!! usual bubbling to plating , undamaged grip plates, nice patina to metal. Crisp motto and maker mark. Some areas of light greying to blade but nothing bad and overall this is a far better Hewer than some on the net costing 50% more ! Straight scabbard again with some bubbling and throat screws missing . An impressive Hewer sensibly priced.

SA Dagger by HACO BERLIN

SA Dagger by HACO BERLIN

SA Dagger by HACO BERLIN , nice to find a non Solingen maker. The grip on this dagger has a fabulous bold grain and still retains its lacquer finish. Nickle silver fittings all in good order , bottom mount ball a little flat on base. Blade retains a lot of crossgraining and motto and maker mark are crisp and dark. Scabbard has 95% annodising and around 90% lacquer , two creases as can be seen in picture . A nice early dagger.

' Mein Kampf ' Wedding Presentation copy

' Mein Kampf ' Wedding Presentation copy

This is a wedding copy that is presented by the town mayor to couples who were wed under his authority. It is presented with the best wishes of the city or town. This one is to Hartberger and Graf ( an interesting name to research possibly ?) married in May 1943 at Laa an der Thaya in Austria . This edition of Mein Kampf is in absolutely beautiful condition. It has the leather spine with gold-embossed letters and the gold embossed town emblem to the cover. This book is in superb order throughout.

Excellent Luftwaffe Sword by Holler

Excellent Luftwaffe Sword by Holler

Luftwaffe Sword by Holler , this one is , as they say , out of the woodwork !!!. Nickle Silver fittings show some wear , but looks like it hasn't been cleaned for 60 years ! Grip leather is excellent , only minor rubs , scabbard leather also excellent with just a few marks on one edge. Blade is really superb ( 28 inches ) with crisp maker mark , no pitting or tarnish and the whole thing comes complete with original hanger. These are the best looking of all Third Reich swords in my opinion and the rising prices confirm this view !

Luftwaffe 2nd pattern Dagger,maker Alcoso

Luftwaffe 2nd pattern Dagger,maker Alcoso

Luftwaffe 2nd pattern by Alcoso , ricasso area is etched with the last trademark used by Alcoso. This is the sideways type, which incorporates the scales and has the letters, “AWS”, showing this to be mid to late war. Excellent blade , loads of crossgraining and a nice airplane grey scabbard and fittings. They cannot stay this cheap much longer !!

WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class

WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class

WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class , nice condition , well priced.

Iron Cross 1st Class , Cased.WW1

Iron Cross 1st Class , Cased.WW1

WW1 1st class Iron Cross in original case. This is the case with 1914/15 on the lid logo , known as the ' Home by Christmas ' variant. Cross in superb condition with full core paint .Quite a scarce medal

Mothers Cross in Gold, in case

Mothers Cross in Gold, in case

Mothers Cross in Gold, in case , no damage , nice long ribbon. Case shows wear but still good.

Gold Wound Badge L/11

Gold Wound Badge L/11

Gold Wound Badge L/11 , Deumer , these hollow back ones are believed to be late war and are painted black badges used when materials became scarce. This one retains most of its finish.

Tank Assault Badge in Bronze

Tank Assault Badge in Bronze

Tank Assault Badge in Bronze , excellent condition , maker marked AS below hinge.

Spanish Blue Division Medal

Spanish Blue Division Medal

Spanish Blue Division Medal in super condition with ribbon

Firemans Dress Bayonet by TIGER

Firemans Dress Bayonet by TIGER

Firemans Dress Bayonet , complete with frog and knot ( the knot was attached when I got it but dont know if its the correct one ). Original paint to nice straight scabbard , excellent plating , Excellent blade apart from a few very small patches , seen in pics, crisp makers logo both sides of blade. Perfect grips. A nice original piece , sensibly priced.

Red Cross ( DRK ) Leaders Dagger

Red Cross ( DRK ) Leaders Dagger

Red Cross Leaders Dagger , excellent blade with crossgraining.Nice grip with only one tiny hairline at bottom of grip as shown. Nice fittings and pommel screw. Grip has very slight movement but I will not tighten it to avoid any damage to grip. This is a nice unmessed with , hard to find dagger. ON ITS WAY TO SUNNY ITALY !

Army Dagger by Puma

Army Dagger by Puma

Army Dagger by Puma , clean blade , excellent plating to all fittings , lovely Orange grip , crisp Puma logo. A really nice dagger.

WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class with citation

WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class with citation

WW1 Iron Cross 2nd class with citation , excellent condition. Nice to get them together 140

Iron Cross , 2nd Class , in LDO packet

Iron Cross , 2nd Class , in LDO packet

Iron Cross , 2nd Class , in original cellophane LDO packet. All in excellent condition.

Iron Cross 1st Class, Cased. Near Mint

Iron Cross 1st Class, Cased. Near Mint

Wachtler and Lange cased Iron Cross 1st Class in near mint condition. Core finish is 99% with frosted and burnished frame. Quality D&B case in superb condition. Core is magnetic.

WW1 Thornton Pickard Aerial Camera

WW1 Thornton Pickard Aerial Camera

Thornton Pickard Aerial Camera . WW1 , the first camera designed for aerial photography from the old Biplanes. Shaped to resemble the Lewis machine gun. I believe it would have had a round magazine on the top similar to an actual gun, though this magazine held photographic plates. An extremely interesting WW1 item. Postage on this heavy item is £20 in the UK.

NSKK Dagger by Pack

NSKK Dagger by Pack

NSKK Dagger by E.P & S. The grip is absolutely beautiful and retains an amazing deep wood shine/luster. The nickel silver grip eagle is MINT with no wear (a beauty) and the SA runic is complete with no enamel damage. The scabbard's black painted finish is excellent , a few rubs but no crazing. Ball end is complete and only has a minor knock (about a 1mm). Blade could do with a clean but hasn't been retipped or sharpened , and a fair amount of crossgraining can still be seen. just wartime wear. Maker marked E.P & S Solingen. All solid nickel silver mounts are in great condition , top scabbard mount missing one screw. Grip fit to crossguards etc is tight and the blade fits snugly into the scabbard with a satisfying "click" This came direct from a private owner , never in collection.

Iron Cross Spange , 2nd Class , in packet

Iron Cross Spange , 2nd Class , in packet

EKII spange in titled packet , Clasp is in untouched condition and is the larger size variety. The piece exhibits a crisp original frosted and burnished finish .Titled packet in good overall condition .

Iron Cross 1st Class , Cased. Marked 65

Iron Cross 1st Class , Cased. Marked 65

Iron Cross 1st Class , Cased. Maker Marked 65 . Excellent condition , will not disappoint.

Luftwaffe 2nd pattern Dagger, with hangers

Luftwaffe 2nd pattern Dagger, with hangers

Luftwaffe 2nd pattern Dagger, with hangers. A nice tidy example. Excellent blade , no maker mark , undamaged grip with tight wire , deluxe hangers , all you could want. 445

Army Single Decal M40 helmet.

Army Single Decal M40 helmet.

Army Single Decal M40 helmet.A really tidy helmet with a good decal , supple liner and chinstrap. Marked ET64 inside rim. Owners name just readable , looks like Scht. Neumener.

SA Dagger , RZM 7/2

SA Dagger , RZM 7/2

SA Dagger , RZM 7/2 , Emil Voos. Loads of crossgraining , crisp motto and RZM mark. Excellent plating and a really nice condition grip , nicely fitted to crossguards. Excellent scabbard retaining about 95% original paint. Even comes with a nice condition hanger , a great little package.

SA Buckle and Belt

SA Buckle and Belt

SA Buckle and Belt , brass and nickle buckle with the rounded swastika , nice supple leather belt.

* MINTY * Luftwaffe by SMF with hangers.

* MINTY * Luftwaffe by SMF with hangers.

2nd Pattern with 100% gilding to both front and back swastikas !!!!!!!!!!! SMF makers mark with test stamp as well. This dagger would be hard to upgrade hence price , but it wont disappoint. One chip at very top of grip and a tiny ( 2mm ) hairline at top also just visible in pics. Complete with knot and a good set of hangers. It looks superb.

Iron Cross 2nd class in original packet

Iron Cross 2nd class in original packet

Iron Cross Second Class in titled blue packet of issue maker marked Jakob Bengal Oberstein, MINT cross (frosty etc) with MINT full length ribbon and mint packet and again complete with rare tissue wrap.

Early Hitler Youth Knife by E.V.S with motto

Early Hitler Youth Knife by E.V.S with motto

Nice Little HJ knife by Voos. Still has faint motto. Retains good shape but has been sharpened. Scabbard has lost its paint over the years but this is still an inexpensive, early , motto HJ knife.

Army Steel Belt Buckle , minty

Army Steel Belt Buckle , minty

Army Steel Belt Buckle , minty. All the green original paint is there . No maker. Lightest of wear to high spots. Very hard to upgrade. These all come from a private collection.

HJ Knife , RZM  M7/13 markings

HJ Knife , RZM M7/13 markings

Original HJ knife, RZM M7/13 , in excellent condition. This knife has a bright blade with its original shape. It is marked with RZM M7/13. maker , that lists as Shuttelhofer. The grip has kept most of its patinated plating, the grip plates are in perfect condition. The diamond shows a tiny damage to enamel as shown in pics , The scabbard has kept most of its original paint, is completely straight except for a small dig on the obverse. The black supple leather hanger is in great shape with a working popper. Great price for this one !

Leather Overcoat with buckle marked 'Gutos'

Leather Overcoat with buckle marked 'Gutos'

Private purchase Leather Overcoat as worn by Police. Yoke in back and buckle marked Gutos would indicate 20's to 40's period. Heavy weight leather, still supple and wearable.Lining is a bit tatty but more from age than wear I think, as it is a light silky material. This is a very well priced item that displays well.

Service to the Army Armband

Service to the Army Armband

Really tidy, printed on heavy cotton.

Iron Cross 1st Class, Cased and cartoned

Iron Cross 1st Class, Cased and cartoned

Iron Cross 1st Class, Cased and cartoned. Maker marked 100 to reverse of pin. Cross is near mint with frosted and burnished finish. Core paint is at 100% . Case is in mint condition. Outer matching maker marked ( W&L ) carton in worn condition. Core is magnetic.

Navy Dagger , rare orange grip.

Navy Dagger , rare orange grip.

These are about a 1 in a 1000 variation , Lovely pumpkin coloured grip , most of its original gilding to fittings , sailing ship etch to blade , made by F.W.Holler. This is a very scarce combination in excellent condition direct from a private collection , usually on dealer sites at around £1200 , mine is priced to sell !

Iron Cross 2nd class in original packet

Iron Cross 2nd class in original packet

Iron Cross 2nd class in original packet, excellent condition ,

Iron Cross 2nd class in original packet

Iron Cross 2nd class in original packet

Iron Cross 2nd class in original packet , core paint about 99% , not numbered , nice ribbon , maker named packet.

* MINTY * Luftwaffe by SMF with hangers.

* MINTY * Luftwaffe by SMF with hangers.

2nd Pattern with 100% gilding to both front and back swastikas !!!!!!!!!!! SMF makers mark with test stamp as well. This dagger would be hard to upgrade hence price , but it wont disappoint. One chip at very top of grip and a tiny ( 2mm ) hairline at top also just visible in pics. Complete with knot and a good set of hangers. It looks superb.

Miniature Dress Bayonet

Miniature Dress Bayonet

Miniature Dress Bayonet , half size. 100% original , purchased direct from family. Not mint but nicely patinated and undamaged. Cheap as chips !!!

Army Dagger by Eickhorn

Army Dagger by Eickhorn

Army Dagger by Eickhorn , with early logo , uncleaned , so superb patination. The best looking , in my opinion , Orange grip , in excellent order , owners initials engraved on back of a minty crossguard. Deeply chiselled , hand finished , fittings , superb blade. Scabbard tip TINY damage. What more can I say , a great untouched early personalised Army !

SA Dagger , RZM 7/36

SA Dagger , RZM 7/36

SA Dagger , RZM 7/36 , ( Horster ) in very nice condition , loads of crossgraining , nice sheen to blade , only minor smudges. Crisp RZM mark and motto. Grip in good order and good fit. Original paint to scabbard and comes with a nice little RZM hanger as well.

NSDAP Party Badge

NSDAP Party Badge

NSDAP Party Badge , missing pin , otherwise in nice condition. RZM marked. Priced low to allow for lack of pin.

RARE U Boat Clasp.

RARE U Boat Clasp.

RARE U Boat Clasp. Loads of original finish but unfortunately denazified , still an inexpensive filler until you want to spend three times this price !!!!!

Iron Cross 2nd class, WIDE FRAME , with ribbon.

Iron Cross 2nd class, WIDE FRAME , with ribbon.

Iron Cross 2nd class, WIDE FRAME , with ribbon. Numbered '24' on ring. These wide frame ones look terrific , superb condition cross and ribbon.

Superb Naval Dagger by Eickhorn.

Superb Naval Dagger by Eickhorn.

Superb Naval Dagger by Eickhorn. Untouched little sleeper here. Superb blade with fouled anchor and crisp Eickhorn logo , perfect needle like point. Excellent uncleaned gilding , scabbard is dent free !!! ( now that is a novelty ) , and a knot thats been there forever in that wonderful complicated method they tie it with. A little beauty , getting hard to find them like this now.