Last Updated 03/17/2014

 

Click For Directory

This section will contain German material, including pins, rings, badges, and all other miscellaneous items, mostly from the WWI and WWII periods.

At the bottom of this section, there are photos of small items in groupings.  To save the time and effort of individually describing each item, we decided to group them at various price levels.  If you collect German material, you should have an idea what each item is.  I annotated the photos with words or markings that might not be visible in the photographs, due to lighting or shadows.  You can buy any item in each group, and pay that price per item.  When emailing, please refer to the Price Level, Item Letter and Group # if applicable.  All items are priced at or in many cases, below our original cost.

CLICK ON EACH THUMBNAIL PHOTO FOR LARGER VIEW OF THE ITEM

1G  -  NAZI SS JEWELRY BOX, SS WATCH CHAIN & SS BRACELET   I bought these, as one lot, from the GI who “acquired” them in Germany, before War’s end. The story he passed to me is simple…he spent a night with a prostitute, and while enjoying the evening, he noticed this jewelry box, and curiosity being what it is, when he had the opportunity, he looked into the box to see what it held.  Being an inveterate souvenir collector, he pocketed the box and contents when he left in the morning.  He got away with it.  Some many decades later, at the Syracuse Gun Show, where I was buying inventory for our business, and Nazi relics for our collection, I ran into this grouping and had to have it. Just great stuff. I have no further information to pass on, just what the GI told Dale, which he wrote down and kept with the items.

A.   Nazi SS Jewelry Box - Circular, lathe-turned, from close grain dark wood.  The entire exterior surface is given a decorative texture.  4 1/2" diameter, 2 1/4" deep.  Has a 3 1/4" diameter lift-off lid which has four neat inlays - two lighter wood swastikas 1/2" across, and two aluminum sets of SS runes.  Fine condition.  $450
B.  
SS Watch Chain - 8½” long. Top end has standard cross piece which goes through button hole and then rotates 90 degrees and holds the chain.  This links to a line of eight squarish oval slugs, linked together into a chain, ending in a typical snap on clasp which grabbed the loop on top of the watch.  Each slug has a mixture of the deaths head and SS runes.  Same on the other side.  They are either silver or nickel plated brass.  Tarnished a bit darker. Excellent showing some use.  $450
C.  
SS Bracelet - 7½” long.  Almost identical to the watch chain.  Perhaps a bit smaller in scale, and also doesn’t have the darker background behind the runes and death’s head.  We think this is perfectly usable by both a man or woman.  $400 

2G  -  WWI GERMAN "GOLD FOR IRON" WATCH CHAIN  12" long.  Heavy iron links separated in three places with solid oval links with text.  Center one features the German eagle and inscriptions on back reading "IN EISERNERZEIT 1916" (Iron Times).  The two other links with inscription are identified and read "GOLD ZUR WEHR / EISEN ZUR EHR" around "1916" (Gold for Iron).  One end has hook for watch and the other has larger one for button hole. Fine condition.  $95

3G  -  A SUPERB PIECE! NAZI SWASTIKA WATCH FOB  SOLD  Something for a formal occasion.  And, this thing is in beautiful condition!  Hopefully the photos will do it justice, because it's difficult to describe.  Laid flat, this is about 8 3/4" long overall. It consists of a graduated string of four gold washed swastikas, running from 7/16" across , to a larger one at the end (bottom) measuring 9/16" across.  It also has a green "jewel" at center.  This chain of swastikas hangs from a clip, a "U" shaped piece inverted, so it would fit over the top of a pocket. It latches tight so it isn't lost.  All these gold parts have decorative faces.  From this clip, runs a 4 3/4" long narrow chain ending with a typical snap swivel to latch to the wearer's pocket watch.  When worn, the chain of swastikas hangs down in front of the watch pocket.  The chain goes into the pocket.  Very impressive against a dark fabric.  The only markings I see are on the end of the watch snap swivel, which is "W. & S. B. *".   $275

4G  -  HEAVY, BEAUTIFUL & HEROIC WWI GERMAN DISPLAY - CHECK OUT THESE PHOTOS!  Of unknown use, but appropriate for memorial, funeral, or heroic displays.  Perfect for centerpiece use with WWI memorabilia displays.  German made from heavy cast brass, and beautifully painted.  18 1/2" wide, 13" high.  Consists of an Artillery pickelhaub with red cockarde and leather chin strap, with a bayonet tucked under it, both nested in a wreath of green laurel with red berries.  Very heavy.  Surround this with other German militaria and you've got a prime display.  $595

5G  -  1942 G REICHSPFENNIG 3RD REICH 5 COIN  This could be made of zinc, according to some online info on German coins.  Otherwise, I know nothing about coins from this period.  $5

6G  -  WWI GERMAN SOLDIER'S CIGARETTE CASE   3 1/4" square, prox. 3/8" thick.  Stamped heavy sheet brass with gold tone finish.  Face has 1 3/4" diameter, raised insignia soldered on the center...typical of that also worn on the regulation belt buckle...wreath with "GOTT MIT UNS" around a raised crown.  Face has friction latch at bottom, when lifted, the whole face hinged up and back.  This reveals a hinged interior plate which has slots which I think were meant to hold matches or matchbook, but can't be sure.  Behind it is the place for one row of cigarettes.  Has a tiny stamped marking inside "L'IDEAL / BTE S.G.D.G.".  Excellent, showing use and age.  $65

7G  -  GERMAN SOUVENIR RING MEMORIALIZING THE WAR YEARS 1914-1915  These dates are on the side faces.  Top has mounted on it a marvelous miniature artillery shell held on with two tiny copper sabot.  A marvelous soldier's souvenir, probably for his wife or girlfriend.  Fine condition.  Approximate size 5.75.  $65

8G  -  WWII GERMAN U-BOAT RING  925 silver.  Rather elevated openwork design.  Consists of a leafy narrow border wreath on which is a straight-winged eagle upon a swastika over a U-boat…all the space surrounding is open.  Very scarce subject.  Very good condition.  Approximate size 10-.  $375

9G  -  EARLY NAZI DECK OF PLAYING CARDS  This is my judgment. The backs are red with a swastika at center, within a field of smaller swastika...lots of them.  Affixed to the top of the case, are two German postage stamps which I deem as tax stamps.  The opposite side of the case reads "NO. 500 PLAYING CARDS / 11,12 & TWO 13 SPOTS for SIX HANDED GAMES / MADE IN U.S.A. / THE U.S. PLAYING CARD CO. / CINCINNATI, OHIO. / AIR CUSHION FINISH".  Solid linen covered slip case box.  Very high quality cards.  Doesn't show too much use overall.  Has Joker.  No Nazi symbology other than on the back of the case and the top of each card.  $50

10G -  NAZI RING   I believe home-shop made, though excellently constructed.  Aluminum.  Top flat oval has criss-cross cuts with red and black bars.  Has insert of eagle with downturned wings and very long legs holding swastika in wreath.  I believe the inlay is plastic, cut from a donation premium, but with a loupe has the look of metal.  Has some surface wear to design but entirely legible, especially in raking light.  An extensive search of designs, the closest I came was "Merit in Air Craft Industry", but that's not exact.  Very good overall.  Approximate size 11.25.   $95

11G  -  NAZI COAT OR LAPEL SWASTIKA PIN   Jewelry grade.  Very strongly made. 7/8" across.  The border is just under 1/4" wide, and consists entirely of deep and profuse rococo scrolls.  The central area has a gold swastika about 1/4" across.  Reverse has a pin, and a stout loop for attaching something else.  $165

12G  -  GERMAN FIGHTER PILOT'S BADGE - BRACELET  Made from his "wing".  Consists of arrow with wings over swastika against leafy oval.  This is flanked by oak leaf "wings".  Has standard I.D. bracelet chain.  One side is gone, and the other is missing the end link.  Should be simple to find a set of chains from a cheap old ID bracelet, which should be fairly inexpensive from a flea market or antique junk box.  Maybe even a gem or jewelry supply store will have a set.  Nice original quality wing, bent to contour and wrap the wrist.  $195

13G  -  WWII HITLER PENDANT ON NECK CHAIN  Sale Pending  Features Hitler's bust surrounded by the text he frequently employed at his political rallies.  Surrounding his bust is "EIN FUHRER EIN VOLK EIN REICH".  Has tiny swastikas between each phrase.  Nice textured backmark.  1 1/8" in diameter.  Everything looks like silver...on the back of the pendant is a tiny recessed stamping, which is really hard to see with the loupe I have, but I do believe it's a silver stamp starting with 8--.  Excellent, fancy chain about 13" long.  $95

14G  -  WWII NAZI MARKED SILVER CIGARETTE CASE   3 3/8" wide x 3 1/8" high.  Has a great look.  Untouched silver tarnish giving the case a handsome, mellow finish.  Back side is textured with finely lined surface.  Front side has large (almost 1 1/4") tilted swastika on upper left corner.  The bottom right corner has a small panel for initials (if you look closely, you will see a very crudely scratched name, can't make it out).  The rest of the top surface is finely checkered.  Narrow contoured edges.  Interior is gold tone finish, well worn, missing the elastic bands.  Some interior may have been deliberately removed to check the silver, and the same scratched name is there too.  We think the case is solid silver.  The opening latch is stamped with "KRAFT ALPACCA" and a logo.   $125

15G  -  WWI GERMAN ALUMINUM LARGE CIGAR CASE   4 x 5 3/4".  For large cigars.  Hinges open with hinges on the long dimension.  Front face has large, detailed Iron Cross stamped in, raising the design to have nice relief.  Background has hammered texture.  Emblem is 2 5/8" tall.  Inside has retainer tape that looks like elastic, but is not springy.  Very nice used condition, with very subtle areas of having been pushed on, being softer aluminum.  Does not detract at all.  $75

16G  -  FINE GERMAN VETERAN WATCH FOB    6" tall.  Standard clasp on top for attaching to watch.  Black ribbed tape with silver ends.  Reichswehr eagle - swastika affixed to face.  Bottom of tape suspends a disc pendant.  The face has the official "Stahlhelm" emblem...helmet with crossed bayonets.   Reverse has Christmas wording "KRIEGSWEIHNACHT 1939 / KDO. 7. INF. DIV." around the Iron Cross with swastika and 1939 in the middle.  Shows use, but in beautiful condition.  Below our cost.  $250

17G  -  FINE NAZI MEMBER'S CIGARETTE CASE   Very handsome with the entire exterior surface embossed with texture and bands.  The face has Nazi party emblem affixed at center, done in fired enamel...red band around swastika against white, with a couple almost unseen flakes off the red band.  Beautiful silver box 3 x 4 3/16".  Very fine.   $375

18G  -  HITLER POCKET MIRROR   Bit over 2 x 3".  Fine mirror.  Back side of mirror has photo reproduction of an outdoor scene where Hitler has his arms around three children, with officers and one adult looking on.  Picture fills all but a small band at bottom, which has the wording "ADOLPH HITLER DER FUHRER MIT KINDER. 1936".  Nice quality.  Nice condition.  $95

19G  -  GERMAN MINIATURE LAPEL RIBBONS, BELIEVE WWI   Consists of a red, white and black miniature ribbon tied very much like a bow tie.  Back has small button for attaching to lapel.  Have two, different sizes.  One is 7/8" wide, and the other is 1 1/4" wide...and has gold crossed swords at center on the bigger one.  The largest looks unused.  The other is excellent, just needs minor straightening on ends.  The two...$30

20G  -  WWI GERMAN PRUSSIAN AVIATOR'S BADGE  SOLD  Excellent original.  2 5/8" tall, stamped sheet metal; possibly brass, silver plated.  Standard design of wreath border ending at top with crown.  Early monoplane flying over hills at center.  Has some finish wear on high points on front.  Bright silver on back with light tarnish in low areas.  Good T-bar pin with "C" clasp on back.   $395

21G  -   GORGEOUS WWI GERMAN PRUSSIAN CIGARETTE CASE WITH AVIATOR'S BADGE ON ITS FACE  SOLD  800 Silver, and so marked on the opening tab, which also has the word ALPACCA on the other side of that tab.  3 1/8 x 3 1/2".  Face and edges are beautifully enhanced with rococo C & S scrolls, and these frame a contoured central panel backed by embossed texture and faced with outstanding, highly detailed, high relief pilot's badge.  Virtually no wear.  The central panel is edged with an incised groove filled with deep blue enamel.  Back side has embossed texture.  Interior has matte gold tone finish about new condition.  Still retains elastic bands to hold cigarettes.  Very special, high quality piece.  $350

22G  -  NAZI COIN BANK   With innocent appearing decoration.  Consists of 3 1/4" tall wood barrel with metal lid with coin slot and wire bale, and still has the key.  Bottom has trapdoor for removal of coins.  Side of barrel has decal in full color of flower bouquet, featuring prominently the white Edelweiss, which is an emblem identifying SS mountain troops.  Above the flowers is a metal swastika.  Great condition and original.  Certainly a different item.  $145

23G  -  HITLER-MUSSOLINI ALLIANCE COMMEMORATIVE CIGARETTE CASE    Unique!  2 3/8 x almost 3 1/2", with 1 9/16 x 2 1/4" stamped silver metal decorative panel on one side featuring busts of Hitler and Mussolini, facing each other with VINCERE above.  This is over a spread wing eagle perched on opposing wreaths, each with the symbol of his country. On the bottom left of the panel are the initials "FGM", then "AUT.DEC.3037-26.5.XIX".  Surrounding the decorative panel and the entire back is finished with faux tortoise shell.  Fine luster.  One corner has a 1/4" flake out.  The rest of the body has a couple tiny specks out.  Super piece celebrating the happy time when Germany and Italy were allies.  Interior in great condition, but we recommend you not pull on the old elastic, even if it does look good.  $195

26G  -  ADOLPH HITLER 935 SILVER BROOCH   Incredible hand made Hitler brooch.  Clear glass oval with bust of Hitler etched or otherwise sunken in the backside, giving the bust a frosted appearance.  Below is his name ADOLPH HITLER in sunken letters as well.  This is mounted in a 935 silver oval frame with pin back.  Has a tiny tab soldered on stating the brooch was "HANDARBEIT" (hand made) and "935".  Impressive and like new condition.  $250

28G  -  TWO FINE GERMAN WWI ERA ITEMS  SOLD  They came together...we don't want to separate even though we can't positively identify the original owner.  Item #1 is an absolutely fabulous solid silver, miniature WWI German pilot's badge.  Never saw one this large, yet smaller than full size.  2" tall plus ring at top for chain.  High relief.  Super detail.  Has Latin motto engraved on back...SINE AMICITIA VITAM ESSE NULLAM".  Also has the "HERMI 1924" on bottom edge.  Choice.  Item #2 is a watch fob.  4 1/2" long with chain and clasp.  Green/white ribbed ribbon with silver ends and at center, silver sunburst design (insignia?).  Back side is engraved with "Z. Erinnerung a/m Dienstzeit 1924-1936"...commemorating Armed Forces Day.  Very good.  One bar has "N. Schiitte"...likely the original owner's name.  $395

32G  -  EXCEPTIONAL WWI GERMAN TRENCH ART BRACELET   A classic of the War - made from recovered brass sabot from an artillery shell, having had a great deal more work done on it than normal.  It has steel frame work, but is entirely faced with nicely patinated sabot with grooves, which was ground down to a thin layer which veneers the entire exterior.  Neat.  And the face has a small iron cross with crown and 1914, affixed between two long, narrow leafy sprays.  The bracelet is hinged, and has a catch opposite, with safety chain...the chain is broken 1/3rd of the way, and shouldn't be too hard to fix.  It appears someone put something like epoxy on the clasp tongue, and there is some residual left.  The tongue fits in, but needs a little pull to get it out...possibly why the chain was broken.  It seems that the tongue was not grasping (still not) but it does stay in place due to the little bump of epoxy still there.  Otherwise fine condition and almost a unique variation.  Very nice for display, just not to wear unless you can get the clasp repaired.  Surely was a higher priced item originally.  $110

33G  -  FINE WWI GERMAN TRENCH ART BRACELET   Jewelry grade bracelet made from the sabot off an artillery shell (brass driving band from an artillery shell).  2 1/2" in diameter and approx. 1/2" wide.  Outer surface shows the grooving made by the passage of the shell through the cannon barrel.  Nicely gilded, showing only a trace of wear.  Top face has an oval decorative plate attached, faced with leaves and acorns, and featuring a fired enamel Iron Cross at center.  Bracelet hinges open for wear.  Opposite the hinge is a latch and safety chain.  Quite attractive.  Practically new condition.  Scarce motif.  $85

34G  -  GERMAN WWI WATCH FOB   Extremely fine, all complete and original.  Entirely black.  Spring loaded hook at top affixed to decorative wirework beneath - which supports 2 3/8" of black ribbon with Iron Cross on horizontal bar.  Below ribbon is more decorative wire work supporting a cross with another Iron Cross.  Choice condition, with some minor parting of the ribbon at the top left.  5 3/4" long overall.  $95

35G  -  GERMAN WWI WATCH FOB   Has typical bit of chain and spring loaded clasp to attach to the watch.  Below this is the original black silk ribbon 7/8" wide, 2 3/4" long, suspending an Iron Cross 1" wide.  Nicely done in iron.  Has crown "W", and "1914".  Excellent.  6" long overall.  $65

36G  -  WWII & EARLIER GERMAN COIN BRACELET   Don't know if this was sold as a souvenir during the War, or during Occupation.  It seems appropriate for both.  Bracelet consists of nine brass coins, linked together by a neat loop of wire.  Clasp is a single wire loop.  Coins are all 5 & 10 pfennig, and all but one has eagle on a wreath around a swastika.  All date in the 1930's, but last digit is obscured on most if not all by the hole for the wire link.  One coin is pre-Nazi (1923).  This seems like something a G.I. would like as a souvenir.  Coins are in very excellent condition.  8" long.  $60

37G  -  WWII & EARLIER GERMAN COIN BRACELET  
Nice selection of early German coins from the 1930's with Nazi/swastika design, as far back as 1875 (one coin) and the Imperial Period.  Most are from the 1920's.  There are four Nazi coins, and the rest earlier.  Needs simple "U" shaped wire clasp.  The entire bracelet and coins have tarnished to a coppery brown.  Coins are very good.  Can't say if this was sold to German soldiers, and the general public, or to American soldiers as a souvenir.  Seems appropriate for both.  About 7 1/4" long.  $45

38G  -  SUPER WWI REGIMENTAL SHOULDER BOARD UNIT INSIGNIA RING    Top face of the ring surrounds a yellow regimental shoulder board with "112".  Flanking the board are the years "1914" and "1917" indicating the years the soldier served in combat.  Sides of ring have simple leafy decoration into which the years fit. Excellent condition.  Approximate size 9.25+.   $100

39G  -  GERMAN WWI SHOULDER BOARD INSIGNIA RING   Blue grey shoulder board with red number 474 on top face.  This is applied over a background of crossed sabers and a few oak leaves.  I'm guessing the ring is silver plated brass.  Nice relief to the design.  Couple letters stamped inside the band, but I can't make out.  Approximate size 8.5.  $95

40G  -  UNIQUE & RARE GERMAN WWI SHOULDER BOARD INSIGNIA RING   Made from thin sheet aluminum with exterior texture which is similar to miniature tire tread.  The top shoulder board is framed out with similar textured border, applied to the ring body.  The actual shoulder board is glossy white, possibly celluloid, with red number "2".  About new condition.  Approximate size -10.  $100

41G  -  VERY SPECIAL WWI GERMAN MILITARY THEME SOLINGEN POCKET KNIFE   3 1/2" long closed.  Solid brass grips, each side with separate design.  Comes with two conventional blades, one large, one small.  One side has busts of Hindenberg and Kaiser.  Has a small panel with an engraved message "EINIGKEIT MACHT STARK" (UNITY MAKES STRENGTH).  Opposite side has Iron Cross at one end and long inscription in raised letters, reading "Demtapferen Krieger zur Erinnerung an die grosse Zeit 1914-1917 / Gewidmet von Gottlieb Hausbrandt, Halberstadt".  Brass grips are fine.  The larger blade is stamped "GEBRUDER FROMMANN SOLINGEN".  Blades have some smooth wear and some light grey.  $225

43G  -  OUTSTANDING C.1936 GERMAN CIGARETTE CARD ALBUM  Entitled "DIE BUNTE WELT" (which I believe translates to The Colorful or diverse) World.  Consists of 45 tissue separated pages, each with 6 different, small colored cards, total 270 different cards.  Each pictures some place, person, animal, fish, insect or object of curiosity found over the world and its many cultures.  Completely filled in.  I believe the cards came as a premium with each pack of cigarettes.  Album provides specific place for each card, over an explanation.  Condition of inside is clean, excellent.  Cover has embossed golden image of cathedral type building over the title.  Some edge wear.  Rear cover has some edge tears and 1/2 x 1/4" piece of lower edge torn off.  Exceptional album put out  by the Nazis just prior to WWII.  Book measures 9 5/8 x 11 1/4".  $75

44G  -  1933 GERMAN CIGARETTE CARD ALBUM  A general term for a most unusual and handsome book which has besides printed text, a great number of various sized colored pictures individually glued in their designated spots.  Some of these albums actually were filled with cards obtained as premiums with cigarettes.  This wonderful volume is entitled "DEUTSCHLAND HOCH IN EHREN".  Cover shows a UHLAN with horse.  Content seems to relate German military history from the earliest times to the present (1933).   9 x 13'', thick, stiff paper covers.  66 pages.  I estimate well over 300 color insert pictures, predominantly combat.  Complete.  Clean.  Excellent.  Shows some handling/edge rubbing.  $75

45G  -  IMPERIAL GERMANY COCKADE  Very fancy cockade featuring a waist-up photo of the Kaiser Wilhelm in all his uniform splendor.  The photo is a domed oval in a sepia finish, 2 1/2" tall, bordered by simulated spun brass wire, this within embossed paper scrolls, this within a border of white lace, this within an interrupted border of ribbon (ribbon tabs every 1/2" or so), within an oval border of more white lace.  Whole thing is 4 1/2" high oval.  Probably given out to select company at a very important gathering/celebration which this commemorates, and seems to have been attached to something...sash, book top, box, etc.  Very nice condition.  Couple spots on the embossed paper where the scrolls chipped off, and most of the embossed paper decorations on the tips of the white satin pieces are gone.  $50

46G  -  WWI GERMAN WALLET FOR PAPER MONEY   4 x 6".  Two stiff covers which hinge to open wallet like a book.  Couple tapes inside hold the bills in place.  Seems odd to carry paper money this way.  Cover printed in light print against brown wallet.  Text is "Banknoten=Tafche / vom / eifernen Jahr / 1914", with an iron cross.  Very good.  $40

47G  -  GERMAN SOUVENIR RING MEMORIALIZING WWI   The dates on its sides read "1914" and "1918".  Top face is an oval with black background having a gold tone Iron Cross.  Most of the black is worn off, leaving a texture of vertical lines.  Approximate size 8.   $30

49G  -  UNKNOWN GERMAN WWII INITIAL RING  Sale Pending  Perhaps some out there will know the origin of this ring.  There is an SS written on the tag from 30 years ago when I acquired this ring.  The face is circular, with rope border.  Against a black background with an inverted triangle are thin very ornate initials, which seem to be SS M and then an R underneath.  Shoulders have additional undecipherable designs.  Condition is fine.  No markings.  Approximate size is 6.5.  Offered at our cost...$150

50G  -  WWI GERMAN PATRIOTIC POCKET MIRROR   Circular, 2 1/4" diameter, with front face bearing photo quality bust of Field Marshal Von Hindenburg.  Shows all his decorations.  Has the following text arching over portrait ("Wilhelm Rudolph Annaberg") the exact meaning of which is not understood.  More text appears below portrait, which is advertising.  Reverse has very good circular mirror.  This was obviously a premium (gift) to a customer.  $35

51G  -  WWI PREMIUM POCKET MIRROR GIVEN TO GENEROUS CONTRIBUTOR TO THE FRENCH & BELGIUM RELIEF FUND   Largest pocket mirror we've seen used to reward contributors.  3 1/2" in diameter.  Picture side has celluloid coating over three photos - General French, King Albert and General Joffre.  Arching over the top is the title of the charity "For the French and Belgian Relief Fund".  Reverse has fine beveled glass mirror.  Great condition, with just some slight depressions under the celluloid; hardly seen unless you look closely.  $35

53G  -  GERMAN WWII NAZI STATE LABOR SERVICE RING   Appears to be brass with a thin worn gilt finish.  Large rectangular top with small clipped corners.  The entire RAD insignia is embossed across the face - spade, sheafs of wheat, swastika on spade.  Crisp.  Fine condition.  Sides seem to be covered with large leafy sprays.  Approximate size 8.   $165

54G  -  GERMAN WWII NAZI STATE LABOR SERVICE RING  SOLD Appears to be brass with a thin worn gilt finish.  The entire ring design is embossed crisply.  Top flat is tall rectangle with clipped corners.  Sheafs of wheat on top over spade with swastika.  Oak leaf design on side.  Approximate size 10-.   $125

56G  -  WWI GERMAN WAR CARD GAME OF SCHAFKOPF   Deck of 31, lacking a single card.  Box lists count at 32.  It revolves around familiarizing the users with the appearance of all the important persons of the War, starting with Hindenberg, and working down.  Most of the cards have excellent color portraits of WWI personalities, including most generals.  Condition is very excellent.  I can't offer a translation of the considerable text on the box.  A few words of the title are: "Deutsche Kriegs-Spielkarte".  Worth more than the price just for the excellent portraits - all in color.  $75

59G  -  NAZI 835 SILVER PARTY FLAG CUFF LINKS   Exquisitely precise rectangular, fired enamel flags against silver backing which extends a bit beyond the narrow ends.  Back side has curved flat arm which terminates with a rocking cross piece.  Excellent, and high quality.  $250

60G  -  WWII GERMAN NAZI CUFF LINKS  Pair of Gold tone Luftwaffe cuff links.  Face has side view Luft eagle carrying swastika.  Hinged studs on rear.  Some wear to thin gold wash.  11/16" in diameter.  $175

61G  -  WWI CELLULOID BUTTON, RIBBON and KAISER'S GOAT   1 1/4" diameter red and white button, with the words "WE'LL GET THE KAISER'S GOAT".  Below this hangs a goat from a red ribbon, which shows some age, but is intact. 2 1/2" long overall.  $25

63G  -  WWI GERMAN LADIES NECKLACE   Has a circular silver pendant 1 1/16" diameter, centered with an iron cross in black enamel.  Ringing the cross is a silver wreath of oak leaves and acorns.  Bright.  On original silver color chain.  $65

64G  -   WWI GERMAN MILITARY NOVELTY POCKET KNIFE   3 1/4" long closed.  Has two conventional blades, one larger than the other.  Blades mint except for a couple grey spots on each.  Grips are steel, finished dark silvery grey.  One grip face has lightly raised, super crisp iron cross and motto "GOT MIT UNS".  Little wreath decorations on the ends.  Bit of wear to extreme edge finish.  Super collector's knife.  $175

65G  -  WWI GERMAN PATRIOTIC POCKET KNIFE   3 1/8" long, closed.  Has two standard blades - one large, one smaller.  Grips are steel, worn to a natural grey.  One side has applied silver Imperial Eagle crest.  Beautifully detailed.  Blades are fairly bright.  A little wear and thin grey stains.  $65

67G  -  A SELECTION OF WWI GERMAN or AUSTRIAN VIVAT SILK RIBBONS  From Wikipedia: "These were silk ribbons with printed patriotic messages popular in Germany and Austria during World War I. They celebrated various battles and important events, as well as royalty and the military leaders. They were designed by many famous German artists of the period. Their name was derived from word "Vivat!" ("Live!") printed on most of ribbons. During World War I many ribbons were released by the German Red Cross to raise funds for war relief and had the following text on the bottom "Zum Besten Des Roten Kreuzes; Verlag Amsler u. Ruthardt; Berlin W8" ("To the benefit of the Red Cross; Verlag Amsler & Ruthardt; Berlin W8")." All listed below are in amazing MINT condition. I tried to get as close to the true color, but variations might exist due to lighting conditions during photographing.  Also because they each have been folded in fourths and stored that way, they will need a light ironing.  Therefore, some of the photos will also show shadowing.  Sizes are roughly 2 1/2 x 15 3/4", some slightly shorter.   Each $35  

Click on each thumbnail photo below for a larger view


A.     B.     C.     D.     E.

F.     G.     H.     I.      J.   

K.     L.     M.    N.    O.

P.     Q.      R.     S.     T.

U.     V.
 

68G  -  NAZI STAHLHELM WATCH FOB   Approximately 5 1/8" long, including short chain/clasp on top.  Black ribbon hangs below and supports a round pendant which has side view helmet against oak leaves and acorns.  Helmet has impression of tiny decal on which you can actually make out the eagle/swastika - not super sharp but legible.  Back side has horizontal panel against oak leaves, on which is an inscription "7.J.R.19 / WEIHNACHTEN / 1937" (Christmas).  Excellent condition.  $95

  69G  -   NAZI PARTY MEMBER'S WATCH FOB 
Approximately 4 1/2" long including short chain/clasp on top.  Double layer ribbon hangs below, in national colors of red - white - black.  Has two silver cross pieces and one at top holding ribbon.  At the center is the Nazi party pin in crisp fired enamel.  Lettering on the red band reads "NATIONAL SOZALISTISCHE - D.A.P.".  Very nice used condition, with minor dents here and there, and some minor fraying to the ribbon.  $145

70G  -  NAZI PARTY MEMBER'S WATCH FOB  
Approximately 5" long, including short chain/clasp on top.  This attaches to a woven ribbon of metal to a geometrically decorated terminal piece...with a bit of Art Deco influence.  Face of ribbon has black fired enamel swastika.  Very good condition, showing some handing/use age.  Don't see any markings.   $195

71G  -   WWII GERMAN WATCH FOB  
Approximately 4" long, including short chain/clasp on top.  This supports the double layer ribbon in national colors.  Has silver bars across, plus one large with enamel colors in a stripe across one corner.  Fairly bright ribbon.  Excellent condition.  For someone who didn't want to advertise Nazi affiliations but still wanted to be seen as a patriot.  There is a name on back "MARIA".  $150

72G  -   NAZI PARTY MEMBER'S WATCH FOB  
Approximately 4 3/4" long, including short chain/clasp on top.  Double layer ribbon hangs below, in national colors of red - white - black.  Has three narrow silver bars across ribbon plus a larger one faced with Nazi party pin, in glossy fired enamel.  Lettering on red band reads "NATIONAL SOZALISTISCHE - D.A.P.".  Very good condition.  Subtle dulling to excellent ribbons.  $175

SOME GREAT BARGAINS BELOW - the first few, less expensive groups, have some really interesting items:

When emailing, please refer to the Price Level, Item Letter and Group # if applicable

Click on each thumbnail to see large photos

$12 EACH:

E - SOLD

$18 EACH:

$20 EACH:

$25 EACH:

  A SOLD

$35 EACH:

#1

#2

#3

$40 EACH:

#1 A, B, D SOLD

#2 B, C SOLD

#3 C SOLD

$42 EACH:

A, B, C SOLD

$45 EACH:

$50 EACH:

Sabot Pin SOLD

$55 EACH:

  A, C, D - SOLD

$60 EACH:

#1 A, B, C, E, F - SOLD 

#2 A, B, C - SOLD

 

Click For Directory

 

For Order Info, go to Directory, then Terms & Ordering

Questions on a listed item? Click Here    E-MAIL US  and include item number

If the link does not work, send an email to sales@andersonmilitaria.com

Copyright © 1998-2014 Debra & Dale Anderson