Original ‘Bund Deutscher Mädels’ (League of German Girls) Group portrait of 23 girls at a Sportsfest event. Printed on period (and faintly stamped) ‘Agfa-Lupex’ on the rear. Print size 8.5 x 5.5cm. Captured moment in Third Reich history.
Third Reich period issued Telegram from Gottingen to Bialystok dated 12th July 1942. Printed with Eagle & swastika. To the rear: 'Inliegend Telegramm! In eiligen Fällen: dringende ferngespräche' (Enclosed telegram! In urgent cases: urgent long-distance calls). Good condition and complete with insert. 'Ankomme mit im montag.. Kurt' (Arrive with me on Monday.. Kurt)
National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP) Gau (Region) Westfalen North, Ortsgruppenleiter (Local Group Leader) Otto Weddigen, Certificate to Party Member Wilhelm Requardt, for services. Dated and officially stamped 01.09.41. Item measures 29.5x21cm
Third Reich D.D.A.C. (Der Deutsche Automobil-Club) Europe Road Map. Complete with D.D.A.C. Eagle & Swastika Logo. Dated 1940. Scale 1:5000000. Good condition for year and complete. Item measures 23 x 15cm. (Closed)
Third Reich official ‘Führerschein’ (Drivers Licence). Licence number II B 420/38F. Issued in Breslau on 07.09.1938 to Erich Brückner. Complete with photograph and officially police stamped Eagle & Swastika. Item measures 15x19.5cm (open).
Original Framed Signed letter from Gauleiter Ernst Wilhelm Bohle. BERLIN Dated 8th January 1940, and sending New Year wishes to Herr Aust. It reads: “My thoughts turn of the year made me very happy. I reply your good wishes for you and your family sincerely. Heil Hitler!” On official headed paper with embossed Eagle & Swastika. Ernst Bohle was Head of the Foreign Organisation of the NSDAP from 1933-45 for party members living abroad. He was a Gauleiter in the Party and held a rank of Lieutenant General in the SS. Frame size 46 x 34cm
Die Wehrmacht Magazine. Dated 23rd October 1940. Berlin Issue. Headlines read “Gegen England: Bomben ohne Zahl” (Against England: bombs without number!). 28 sided magazine with lots of articles and action pictures. Page 3 has 14cm rip (Picture with Stukas diving) but cannot be seen unless you turn the page.
Sent just before the war end. Third Reich issue Cover (no letter) Registered in 'Bensheim' and dated 31.03.1945 to Frau Else Simmer with '42pf 1944 - Hitler Head stamp’. The senders name is printed on the personal stationery envelope as ‘Angela Haberland’. Item measures 16.5 x 11cm
Third Reich ‘Deutsches Reich Arbeitsbuch’ (German Reich Workbook Pass) in excellent condition. Serial numbered 262/017384. Named to ‘Robert Dietel’ born 24th July 1906 from ‘Glauchau’ and issued on 13th April 1939. Very clean 38-page booklet showing many workplace ink stamps from this individual. In need of some research!
Deutsches Reich ‘Volksschule’ (Elementary School) Certificate issued on 28.03.1941 in Danzig East Prussia in the name of: Franz Rofe. Date of birth: 02.01.1927. Excellent condition and with the official Eagle & Swastika ink stamp to the bottom. 29 x 21cm.
Original portrait of 3 ‘Heer’ members standing outside the local National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) headquarters. Nice view of the very early ‘NSDAP’ enamel sign, probably mid to late 30’s early 1940. Photograph measures 6x7.5cm and printed on Agfa-Lupex paper, correct for the time period. Snapshot of time.
Captured moment of history! Small 6x9cm Black & white portrait photograph of a young ‘BDM’ (Bund Deutscher Mädel) or League of German Girls member and friend. This was the girls' wing of the Nazi Party youth movement, the Hitler Youth. Wearing the red and white Hitler Youth Diamond & Swastika insignia on her white top. Reverse of photograph has a number ‘435x’ in pencil and no other visible markings.
Der Deutsche Automobil Club or D.D.A.C. ‘Strassenkarte von Deutschland’ (Road Map Germany) Members Addition for area ‘North’ and dated 1940. Very good condition. D.D.A.C. Eagle & Swastika to front and back cover. Too large to photograph open, but can see no tears or rips, just age related scuffs. Scale 1=1,1000 000. Item measures 15x23cm folded up.
Rhein Front. Dated 11.08.1940. ‘Amtsblatt Des Gaues Saarpfalz der NSDAP’ (Official NSDAP Newspaper of the Region). Large 10 sided newspaper. Headline reads ‘Adolf Hitler an Bürckel’ (Adolf Hitler in Bürckel). ‘Brief des Fuhrers’ (Letter from the Führer). Measures 36 x 54cm.
Third Reich ‘Deutsches Reich Arbeitsbuch’ (German Reich Workbook Pass) in excellent condition. Serial numbered 164 Rh/5161. Named to ‘Johann Schneider’ born 16th October 1926 from ‘Euskirchen’ and issued on 4th June 1941. Very clean 38-page booklet showing many workplace ink stamps from this individual. In need of some research!
Scarce Third Reich issue 14 sided newspaper called ‘Der SA-Mann’ in good readable condition. Dated Munich 8 February 1936. Lots of articles, adverts of the time and photographs. Measures 32x47cm.
Original ‘Bund Deutscher Mädel’ (League of German Girls) member portrait. Titled on the rear 'Sportsfest Arrbergen (Bremen) 1939'. Printed on period ‘Agfa-Lupex’ photographic paper 9.5x6.5cm. The ‘BDM’ was the girls' wing of the Nazi Party youth movement, the Hitler Youth. It was the only legal female youth organisation in Nazi Germany. The League consisted of two sections: the Jungmädelbund (Young Girls' League) for girls aged 10 to 14, and the League for girls aged 14 to 18.
'Photograph showing the Enamel Sign (Kindergarten der NSV) on the building, with children and carers outside The National Socialist People's Welfare (Nationalsozialistische Volkswohlfahrt) or NSVwas a social welfare organisation during the Third Reich. The NSV was established in 1931 as a local welfare organisation; on 3 May 1933, shortly after the Nazi Party took power in Weimar Germany, Hitler turned it into a party organisation of the NSDAP. Photograph printed on ‘Agfa Lupex’ paper and is 6.5x9cm. Slightly ‘thinned’ section on the rear where it was removed from the album at some point..
Inländer-Jahresjagdschein (Native Citizen Year Hunting Certificate & Hunting Ammunition Card) for year 1943/44. This photo ID is to a gentleman called ‘Hans’ and issued 19.09.1942. Measures 10.5 x 14.5 cm (closed)
Third Reich ‘Deutsches Reich Arbeitsbuch’ (German Reich Workbook Pass) in excellent condition. Serial numbered 223 ze/20391. Named to ‘Girhard Ruchartz’ born 13th February 1927 from ‘Dessau’ and issued on 2nd April 1943. Very clean 38-page booklet showing many workplace ink stamps from this individual. In need of some research!
Deutsches Reich ‘Volksschule’ (Elementary School) Certificate issued on 10.11.1941 in Heubude, Danzig East Prussia in the name of: Gottlieb Manske. Date of birth: 19.07.1927. Excellent condition and with the official Eagle & Swastika ink stamp to the bottom. 25.5 x 17.5cm.
Excellent Third Reich Official Cover (no letter) to Josef Beyrle 'Justice Inspector' in Freising. Dated 09.11.36. Franked three times with ‘Hauptstadt der Bewegung’ (Capital of the Movement) and with flanked Swastikas. Stamps are 1935 ‘Anniversary of First Hitler Putsch’ 3pf Brown & 12pf Scarlet. Item measures 11.5 x x16cm.
Small booklet by the Reichsnährstand (RNST) which was a government body set up in Nazi Germany to regulate food production. The book is titled Der Bauer und dein Recht (The Farmer and your Right) and dated 1939. Has the Reichsnährstand logo on the cover, with Eagle & Swastika and the words ‘Blut und Boden’ (Blood & Soil) in its talons. Nice clean 76 page book, if you can read German.
Very nice detailed and early portrait photograph of a young ‘Bund Deutsche Mädel’ (League of German Girls) member portrait. Slightly indistinct 'area arm triangle'. Wearing the 'Hitler Youth Swastika Diamond badge. Photograph measures 8.5 x 6cm. Lots of information on the rear including the photographer's name: Hugo Neubert, Selters/Westerwald, Fernruf 265. Dated 9th November 1938. The ‘BDM’ was the girls' wing of the Nazi Party youth movement, the Hitler Youth. It was the only legal female youth organisation in Nazi Germany. The League consisted of two sections: the Jungmädelbund (Young Girls' League) for girls aged 10 to 14, and the League for girls aged 14 to 18.
'Der Schulungsbrief' (The Training Paper) Berlin, 1941. Titled: 'Construction and Factories of the NSDAP in the German East'. Lots of articles, photographs and artwork in this 40 page period magazine. 20.5 x 28cm.
DAF ‘Die Deutsche Arbeitsfront Mitgliedsbuch’ (German Workers Front Membership Book). All pages intact but in rough condition, and with some pages been scribbled on. Issued 1st September 1934 to a member in Hamburg.
Heiratsregister (Marriage Certificate) from the town of 'Gotha' dated May 1937, to Hermann Paul Scheffner, Polizeiwachtmeister (Police Sargent), to Gertrud Charlotte. Officially stamped by the 'Polizeidirektor' (The Superintendent) of the town of Gotha
‘Ausmusterungsschein’ (Retirement Bill) number 94/11/28 to a gentleman who was born in September 1894 in Niedersfeld on the Ruhr. Issued in Breslau by the ‘Wehrbezirkskommando’ (Military district headquarters). Dated 27th August 1943. Officially stamped by Polizei Inspektor of that district. Item top half torn but intact.
DAF ‘Die Deutsche Arbeitsfront Mitgliedsbuch’ (German Workers Front Membership Book). Good condition although one staple has detached. Members name present but I cannot make it out. Dated 1936. Lots of entries and stamps dating right up to 1945.
Technisches DDAC Jahrbuch 1934-35. Nice example of the D.D.A.C. (Der Deutsche Automobil-Club) Technical Year Book 1934-35. 167 page book full of pictures and technical info of the time. Complete and with no missing pages.
German wartime issue DUNKIRK edition newspaper ‘Hamburger Illustrierte’ (Hamburg Illustrated) in complete condition and dated 16th November 1940. Photograph caption reads ‘Ein “Sieger” Konzilium’ (A Winner’s Council). ‘Churchill in einer Besprechung mit dem Kommandeur der Marinestreitkrafte, Vizeadmiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, der seinerzeit den 'erfolgreichen Ruckzug' aus Dunkirchen’ (Churchill in a meeting with the Commander of the Naval Forces, Vice Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, who at that time the 'successful withdrawal' from Dunkirk). Lots of period pictures and adverts inside this 32 sided paper.
‘Small Wehrmacht 'Das Neue Soldaten Liederbuch' (The New Soldiers Songbook) Lots of pages of words and music for the German soldier. Excellent and complete condition with no rips or tears throughout. Orange covered booklet published by B. Schott's Sohne / Mainz.
Deutsche Reichsbahn Personenausweis (German Railway Identity Card) to a female from the Czech Republic, then Bohemia & Moravia. Issue number L9. Dated 1943 and stamped with the Eagle & Swastika to the area of ‘Petersdorf’. Later war issued passes like this would have used the same photograph over and over on previous cards to save time and money. Unfortunately I can’t make out the name of this female. Measures 15x10.5cm
Complete example of the Wehrmacht 'Nachrichten Verbindungsdienst' Manual, which basically is an instruction book for all signals and communications used by the Wehrmacht. Very handy publication (if you can read German) and in very good condition and with no missing pages. Full of pictures, facts and circuit diagrams. Published by Verlag ‘Offene Worte’ Berlin. W35. Handy instruction for the re-enactor or collector..
Official ‘Erntedankfest-Reichsbauerntag’ (Farmers Thanksgiving Day) commemorative Post Card dated/postmarked 01.10.1937 from Bückerberg. Post card addressed to Herrn Adolf Weber in Leipzig. Item measures 14.8x10.5cm.
Third Reich issue Cover (no letter) dated 31.01.1941 to Frau Lare Bertheim in Bregenz, Austria. Has the 1941 ‘Hitler’s Culture Fund’ 12pf + 38pf stamp. Sent by the company Eugen Stückle G.m.b.H. in Ulm. Item measures 18 x 10cm.
Third Reich D.D.A.C. (Der Deutsche Automobil-Club) Germany Road Map. Complete with D.D.A.C. Eagle & Swastika Logo. Dated 1939. Scale 1:1100000. Good condition for year and complete. Item measures 23 x 14cm. (Closed).
Selection of 50 (MINT & USED) Third Reich issue 'Hitler Head' postage stamps. Following the rise to power of the Nazi Party in 1933, Germany greatly increased its output of philatelic materials. Much of this increase was due to the Nazi Party’s emphasis on pro-German, pro-Nazi propaganda, and the recognition that stamps and other philatelic materials were an excellent means of spreading this propaganda.)
Rochus Misch Signed Postcard Official Photograph standing at the doorway of The Wolf's Lair 'Wolfsschanze'. Obtained by myself in 2010. Framed in 23 x 28cm guilt frame. Notice the photograph (not included) showing the Wolfsschanze entrance now. Rochus Misch (29 July 1917 – 5 September 2013) was a German Oberscharführer (sergeant) in the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH). He was badly wounded during the Polish campaign during the first month of World War 2 in Europe. After recovering, from 1940 to April 1945, he served in the Führerbegleitkommando (Führer Escort Command) as a bodyguard, courier, and telephone switchboard operator in the Berlin 'Führerbunker' until Adolf Hitler's suicide in 1945.