Early Hitler Youth belt buckle.
Early, all brass Hitler Youth belt buckle. Until the HJ became a seperate organisation in the early thirties it was regarded as the youth section of the NSDAP and as such wore a small 35mm version of the standard type II SA buckle in brass. This example is a two part, brass buckle with white metal prongs and post. In good overall condition with one dent at 9 O'Clock and other minor abrasions co... read more
WW1 British Coldstream Guards shoulder titles.
Embroidered, white on red, WW1 shoulder titles for the Coldstream Guards. Clear evidence of having been removed from a uniform with various edge nibbles and moth nips. These examples were unfortunately, split from a Coldstream medal group. read more
CASED THIRD REICH IRON CROSS 1st, CLASS
A slightly battered cas with a bit of the black covering missing from the top, no damage to structure of the case though. Perfect inside. Nice EK1 with good pin-back, some nice patina to the cross, small paint loss to the iron swas,just on one corner. Can't see any maker or number on the back. Nice little combination. read more
US Pressure Fuze M1A1.
Olive drab painted alloy US Pressure Fuze M1A1. Initiated by a 20lb or larger weight bearing down on the pressure cap this fuze was used with anti-personnel mines and booby traps. A screw on extender (very similar to the German 'S' mine fuze) was provided for attachment to the pressure plate to make it more effective as an AP weapon. Fully strippable with all safety clips and the extender.
Front Heil Buckle.
Uncommon, two piece brass and nickel 'Front Heil' buckle, Produced in the 1920's for the various veterans groups that sprung up after WW1. Worn into the Nazi era until eventually replaced when the various veteran organisations were incoporated into the Stahlhelmbund. In excellent, clean condition with some very minor staining to brass. read more
HJ Summer cap.
Hitler Jugend Sommer-Mutze or summer cap. Tan cotton piped in red for general HJ with a mock leather headband and false silk lining. Probably a post 1939 example as it displays no evidence of having a national emblem just the cloth HJ diamond which was posted in regulations in 1942. In excellent, clean condition, probably unissued, with two minor tears to the headband. read more
Soldatenbund e.V breast eagle.
Impressive pin back breast emblem for the Soldatenbund e.V or
Soldiers League. Impressed white metal with stout pin fitting marked 'Ges Gesch' to reverse. Some rubbing to high points but most frosting remains. Introduced in 1936 it was superceded by an altered design in 1939. Unusual and uncommon. read more
Indian Airborne wing.
WW2 Indian Airborne jump qualification wing. Embroidered and padded to produce a high relief with stylised feathers picked out with prominent thread. The parachute is treated in a similar fashion. The wings embroidered directly onto a khaki wool backing and then onto an aertex type backing which has three pop studs applied to each corner. The wing is in superb condition and would be difficult t... read more
LIGHTWEIGHT-ALUMINIUM ARMY PARADE BUCKLE.
Has seen a little use, but in overall excellent condition. This is the buckle used for PARADE and DRESS purposes only. Is not strong enough to withstand battle conditions and was used with the black patant leather parade belt. Of two piece construction, pebbled finish. Good looking buckle.No maker. read more
PAIR OF LUFTWAFFE SPORTS VEST EAGLES.
Still quite common,but a great display item nonetheless. Superb quality black cotton on white silk-like background. Both identical and came for the same veteran's cache. Opportunity to buy a pair for not a lot more than a single. read more