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
'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.
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.
‘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.
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.
KDF (Strength through Joy). Excellent ‘Speisenfolge’ (Menu) dated 1939 and period postcard photograph from the Nazi ship ‘Der Deutsche’, one of Dr Robert Leys ‘Kraft durch Freude’ (Strength Through Joy) cruise ships. The menu measures 26x19cm (open) and has the Nazi ‘KDF’ and ‘Lloyd Bremen’ logos on the front. Inside shows the menu and days programmes on the right hand side, and the left is dated 1939 and tells you its from the cruise ship “Der Deutsche” and a happy message from the Captain C.I Stehncken and signed Heil Hitler! The original postcard shows some of the ‘guests’ aboard the ship leaving port..
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.
A small 64 page booklet called ‘Die Deutsche Arbeits Front’ (The German Workers Front) by Wesen-Ziel-Wege. Front page showing the ‘DAF’ Cogwheel and Swastika. Printed in Berlin by the ‘Die Deutsche Arbeits Front’ and dated 1943. Very clean and intact. Measures 20x15cm.
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.
‘Rare Official Programme of the Münich ‘Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung 1940’ (House of German Art Exhibition) of July 1940 of which Hitler had attended. Item in good condition and measures 23x21cm.
‘Wehrmacht Songbook. 'Das Neue Soldaten Liederbuch'. Band III. Edition 2899. Excellent condition. 61 pages of songs/music. A4 size.
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.
JB Illustrierter Beobachter (Illustrated Observer) dated April 1938. Complete condition although few dog-eared pages and small rips. An excellent 40 sided snapshot of a moment in history. Special Issue: The Lightning Fast German Air Sword! Packed full of pictures and articles. The ‘Beobachter’ was an illustrated propaganda magazine, which the German Nazi Party published. It was published from 1926 to 1945 in Munich, and edited by Hermann Esser.
'Sonderdruck für die Luftwaffe' (Special Edition. For the Luftwaffe). Heavy book about the Luftwaffe, no pictures. Signed 'Christmas at war, 1943. Richard'. Spine cover split along the edge on one side by does not go all the way through and still attached and solid. Book by Frank per und Petra and published 1935. Book measures 19.5x13x3.7cm..
‘Der Deutsche Sportflieger’ (The German Sportflier). Dated March 1940. Period magazine with lots of pictures adverts and articles relating to the Luftwaffe. Good readable condition and with no missing pages.
Printed by Ross-Verlag, Berlin SW68. ‘Gründungstagung Europaeisher Jugend Verband’ (European Youth Association Foundation Day) 1942 Post Card.
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).
Third Reich Postal Cover. Excellent condition. No contents. Sent to: Tadeusz Lewandowski, Tschenstochau, pulaskistr. 31. Seven third Reich issued 'General Gouvernment' postage stamps.
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
‘Neues Volk’, Blätter des Rassenpolitischen Amtes der NSDAP’ (New Folk, Paper of the Racial-Political Office of the NSDAP). Dated 10th October 1939. 25 pages. Lots of photographs and adverts of the time. Front and Back covers have detached from the main section, but otherwise good readable condition.
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
Reichspatentamt Patentschrift (Patent) dated 03.05.41 for Aircraft Engine Supercharger part Nr 698476 from the Argus Motoren GmbH in Berlin – Reinickendorf, the factory that made the engines for the V1 and V2 and ME262 Engines, among others. Item measures 27.5x18.5cm (doubled page)
Third Reich Postal Cover. Excellent condition. No contents. Sent to: Herrn Walter Apenberg, Gottingen, Münchhausenstraße 10. From: W. M. Wirth, Berlin-Siemensstadt, Göbelstr. 88. Seven Third Reich issued postage stamps.
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)
Set of 3 ‘Deutsche Reichsbahn’ Identification Passes to the ‘Förster’ Family in Dresden. Karl Förster (10401) issued 06.10.1943. Helene Förster (10403) issued 14.08.1939, and Thea Förster (10403) issued 14.08.1939. Photographs show they have been issued on older documents and reissued as the war went on. Notice the mother and daughter had their ID’s issued at the same time. Nice grouping.
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.
Dresden 1940 (1st April) dated ‘Bahnhofsnummernverzeichnis’ (Station Number Directory) Folder in good condition and with Eagle & Swastika to front cover. Metal page clip still intact. To contain A4 size documents.
Wehrmacht Songbook. 'Das Neue Soldaten Liederbuch'. Band II. Edition 2888. Complete condition but slight damage on bottom of spine. 59 pages of songs/music. A4 size.
5 copies of the Luftwaffe issued magazine, Der Deutsche Sportflieger (The German Sport Aviator). A 24-sided magazine with lots of pictures diagrams and adverts of the period. Some slight rips and dog-eared pages throughout but all intact and readable (German). Issues dated July 1941, January 1942, April 1942, June 1941 and February 1943.
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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Deutsches Reich ‘Arbeitsbuch’ (Employment Record Book) in very clean condition. In the name of Hertha Binger, born 11th May 1922. Issue number 33241 and dated 01.04.1941 to 01.04.1943 An official personal document recording the employment status of its owner over time. Many European countries issue such documents. Many employer stamps and entries.