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4044
Imperial Prussia 1895-1918 Enlisted Ranks Belt Plate lot of 2. a/ Standard brass with nickel disc version, but inexplicably set up to attach to the left hand end of belt, rather than the more usual right. b/ A later striking, 2 x piece, but all brass, the roller & prongs appearing quite new with evidence of 'Brasso' cleaning. gVF
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4045
Imperial Prussia Drummer's waist belt side-drum support 'TROMMELSCHERE'. Brass Prussian Eagle with 2x hooks at base to support drum. Swivelling bracket to top attached to brown leather frog/belt-loop. VGC. Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4047
Medal WWII Order of the German Eagle Third Class without Swords (1943-45). A truly spectacular Third Reich award! White enamel & silver construction. Maltese pattern Cross with ea of the 4 arms of the Cross in white enamel with a fine silver border. German Eagles at ea cnr of the Cross carrying a swastika in a wreath, with a white enamel background. Age related patina to the silver components of the cross. To the top arm of the Cross is a semi-circular fan to which the suspension ring is attached. Suspension ring marked '900' for high silver content & '21' for noted maker of fine Third Reich awards 'Gebruder Godet & Co, Berlin' The suspension ring is then in turn attached to the neck ribbon by a 'fan' suspender device (large loop with 3 raised ribs). The 46mm wide white black & red neck ribbon is approx 540mm in length, slightly tapered & hemmed at both ends. Thin 220mm long red ribbon to ea end of the main neck ribbon for attaching the ribbon for wear. Some minor abrasions to the enamel, mostly to the reverse (as expected from wear). Tiny chip to the enamel to the very end of the right hand side of the six o'clock arms of the Cross.. Really only visible with a jeweller's glass, but had to be mentioned. This strikingly handsome award would make a sensational centrepiece to a Third Reich collection. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4048
Medals: WWII original Wehrmacht 4 Year Service medal. Silvered finish with cornflour blue ribbon, no pin. WWII original Police 8 Year Service medal. Silver finish with cornflour blue ribbon, missing pin. WWII Police Bullion embroidered sleeve badge. Eagle & 'Berlin' District title on dark green wool. In our opinion all genuine. (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
4049
Medal: WWII 1939 War Merit Cross with Swords. Genuine
 SOLD at A$35
4050
Badge Colonial Merit (the Lion Order) in silver. issued in 1922 by the German Colonial Veteran's Union, rev 'In Memoriam' 'Ges Gesch' & 'NR 34162'. Approx 46x46mm, vertical pin back. Genuine VGC. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4051
Belt: 1939-45 Army Officer Waist Belt, brown leather with pebbled finish, open-frame, 2 x prong buckle with silver wash finish. Evidence to inner side of removal of 'D' rings for supporting straps (it was decreed after 1939 that shoulder straps were not to be worn during wartime). Good large size (fits a 42-44 inch waist). No maker marks evident. Exc. Scarce
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4052
Belt: Third Reich Army Enlisted Ranks Parade belt. Black patent finish leather, evidence to interior of field-grey felt cloth lining. Rivetted iron tip-hook. 2 piece silver wash on war metal Em's. Belt plate not maker marked. Much congeal to patent finish. Genuine VGC
 AVAILABLE at A$120
4053
Binoculars: 1939-45 Army issue binoculars, 8 x 26 power, by C P Guertz, Berlin. Marked: '8*26/Armee-Trieder/DRP' & maker mark No 357733. Optics clear. Blackened body, creased leatherette covered barrels with adjustable bakelite eye-pieces. Comp with leather chin strap incorporating leather eye-piece cover. Near perfect clarity & condition. Exc.
 SOLD at A$200
4054
Belt Buckle: WWI Prussian enlisted ranks brass belt buckle the centre with 'Gott Mitt Uns' motto, 2 prong reverse. WWI Wound badge in black. WWII Inter-war period War Veterans Association medal (Kyffhauserbund Medal) no clasps, with original ribbon. In our opinion all genuine. (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4055
Books: WWII Book Collection (14) inc 'The Rise & Fall of the Third Reich' Shirer 1962. 'Hitler's Field Marshalls & Their Battles', Mitcham 1988. 'Nuremberg - Infamy on Trial' Persico 1995. 'Phoenix Triumphant - The Rise & Rise of the Luftwaffe', Hooton 1994. 'Hitler's Death, (Russian last Great Secret from the Files of the KGB)', 2005 (Brand new, retail $60). 'Inside the Third Reich' (1st Edition 1970) & 'Infiltration' (1st Edition 1981), both by Albert Speer. 'Albert Speer', Sereny, 1995. 'Hitler's Pope-The Secret History of Pius XII, Cornwell 1999. 'The Rommel Paper' Liddell Hart, 1953. All comp with dj. F-VF or better condition, retail $420+. 'Hitler, A Study in Tyranny', Bullock, 1st edition 1952 & 'The Life of Field - Marshall Erwin Rommel', Irving 1977, both w/o dj. 'Hitler & Stalin- Parallel Lives' by A Bullock, 1190 pgs - p/back pub 1991. Also '2194 Days of Wars', larger size book with 754 pgs, comp with dj. Overall F-VF or better condition. Total retail. Around $500. (15)
 SOLD at A$100
4056
Boots: WWII Army Officer & Non-Commissioned Officer long black leather boots. Leather soled with rubber heel plates by Berson. Good size about 7-8. VGC. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
4057
Edged Weapons: Third Reich period Fireman's Dress/ceremonial side Axe. Deluxe pattern with fully etched head. The entire head decorated with a fireman with ladder and oak leaf design. All nickel plated fittings including suspension rings on either side. The metal side plates on the black lacquered wood helve fitted with a fire police national wreathed eagle and nickel finished metal kugel finial. Unmarked, as is the norm for these. Very nice example.
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
4058
Edged Weapons: Third Reich period Army officers dagger by Robert Klass. An exceptionally fine example with a very clean bright blade marked with makers logo (Robert Klass). Nice clean orange celluloid grip. Fitted with an equally nice matching nickeled scabbard and silver bullion portepee. This is a Choice example, never needing to upgrade.
 SOLD at A$1300
4059
Edged Weapons: Third Reich Red Cross Leaders Dagger with portepee. A very nice example as worn by officers of the German Red Cross. Nice clean unmarked blade with only minor pitting to the tip. Orange celluloid grips in excellent condition. Matching nickeled scabbard with rectangular shaped hanger eyelets indicating Red Cross use. Comes with a very nice silver bullion with red speckled portepee.
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
4060
Edged Weapons: Third Reich period German Red Cross enlisted ranks hewer. A fine example with bright clean sawback blade and nickeled pommel and cross guard. Black painted steel scabbard with nearly all of the black painted finish remaining. Black checkered Bakelite grip plates. Fitted with an original and correct pattern black leather frog.
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
4061
Edged Weapons: Third Reich period army officers dagger hangers. Silver bullion velvet backed straps with zinc fittings. Some corrosion to fittings. The top of the straps refitted with leather reinforcements.
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
4062
Edged Weapons: Third Reich NSKK dagger by Romuso. A good original example of the pattern worn by members of the National Socialist Motor Corps. Clean blade with SA etched motto. The reverse with etched makers mark "Romuso Solingen- Merscheid". Brown wood grips in very good condition and with SA enamelled rune and nickeled eagle. Nickeled cross guard and pommel. Black painted scabbard with nickeled fittings and approx 95% of the original black finish. Complete with brown leather SA patter hanger. Overall a nice clean example.
 SOLD at A$1300
4063
Edged Weapons: Third Reich period Reichsbahn (National Railways) Leaders Dagger with portapee. A very fine clean 1st pattern example by Robert Klass. Nice bright clean blade with maker mark "Robert Klass". Matching nickeled pommel and cross guard. Nice condition special black celluloid grip. Comes with matching nickeled scabbard and fitted with silver bullion flecked portepee. Overall a very nice clean and all matching original example.
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
4064
Edged Weapons: Third Reich period Chained NSKK Leaders dagger marked RZM 7/66. Nice clean blade with etched SA motto, the reverse maker marked RZM 7/66 (Carl Eikhorn ). Very nice condition brown wooden grips with enamelled SA rune and nickeled eagle. Nickeled plated cross guard and pommel. Black painted scabbard retaining approx 98% of the black finish and nickel plated fittings. Nickeled NSKK pattern chain assembly hanger with four up and five link down configuration. Overall a very nice clean original example.
 SOLD at A$4000
4065
Edged Weapons: Third Reich Rare Numbered SS Model 33 Full Rohm dagger by Richard Herder Solingen. A fine clean bright blade with etched SS motto to the obverse and full Rohm dedication reverse and with maker motto of Richard Herder Solingen. Marked on the underside of the cross guard with an SS service number "270029 " of the original owner. (Unresearched). Nice condition smooth black ebony wood grips with enamelled SS runes and nickeled eagle. Nickeled cross guards and pommel also in good condition and matching. Anodised black scabbard with nickeled fittings now with very heavy wear to most of the anodised finish but retaining a black appearance. A nice clean looking dagger with some age to the scabbard. Very collectable example of a seldom seen dagger in Australia.
 NO LONGER AVAILABLE
4066
Headgear: Imperial Prussian Army Officer's peaked cap. ca1890-1900. Blue melton wool with black fibre visor, red piping & black cap band. State cockade, no national cockade, visor restitched, some wear to sweatband, inner lining sweat stained o/w GC with no mothing. Maker Carl Richter, Marburg. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4067
Headgear: WWII Water Ways Police Officer's side cap. Navy blue wool with full rayon lining. Post 1942 period gold cellulon Officer's piping. BEVO woven cap Eagle to front. Genuine Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4068
ID Tag: 1939-45 Turkistan Supply Bn No.522 'Janow' ID tag. Zinc alloy, ovoid with central slots. Comp: 'NSCHB BTL. 522 TURK/JANOW 6294'. Nachschub Bn 522 Turkestansches Janow (522nd Supply - or Replenishment Bn, (Turkistan) Jamow) Raised in Aug 1939 in Vienna the Unit participated in the Polish, French & Balkan campaigns. It served on the Western front from 1944, finally surrendering to the Western Allied near Bonn. Appears ground dug. VF
 AVAILABLE at A$75
4069
Luftwaffe flying helmet, 1938-43 winter. Variant of model FK-34 (with the addition of ear cups). Provision for electronics, goggles & oxy mask (these not present). Off-white fleece lined brown leather. Double buckle & strap chin fastening. Minus 1x adjusting button to rear & elasticised strap to crown. Minor service wear & scuff. VGC.
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4070
Luftwaffe WWII Model 1943 enlisted man's field cap. Luftwaffe blue-grey wool body with full blue cotton lining to the interior. Missing one button to the front that normally secures the turn-down flaps. One piece embroidered enlisted ranks pattern insignia. Marked to the interior with size stamp '57'. Only minor service wear. In our opinion genuine. (P)
 SOLD at A$275
4071
Luftwaffe WWII Pilot's adjustable model 306 flying goggles & storage tin. Standard teardrop design metal frames with aviator-style clear glass lenses, olive green painted aluminium frames with rubber eye sockets, ea of the eye sockets stitched to the framework of clear lenses. Rubber no longer supple. Head strap replaced. Comes with small square-shaped storage tin & replacement lenses, dent to side. Also used by all services as universal all purpose goggles.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4072
Luftwaffe WWII enlisted ranks M43 field cap. Standard em's pattern with 2 x button flap & embroidered 'mouse grey' Luftwaffe eagle, but with a 3 x piece fibre/metal/cloth Reich cockade in lieu of the regulation cloth version. Size 56 & date 1944. Service wear consistent with age. VGC. Genuine
 SOLD at A$500
4073
Luftwaffe: WWII Cased Luftwaffe Flak badge. Textbook example by Gustav Brehmer in silvered tombak metal. A well known quality maker of this badge. Maker marked on the reverse. Correct pin to the reverse. Comes with its original blue leatherette case. The lid marked 'Flak, Kampf Abz'. Plush blue velvet fitted interior. Some overall scuff marks to both case & badge, o/w a fine example. Case missing pin catch. In our opinion genuine. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
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