Early quality made German Wehrmacht Pioneer ‘Drahtschere’ or Wire Cutters in complete condition and dated 1936 and WaA stamped for the maker Hugo Linder, Deltawerk, Solingen. Still retains about 50% of its field grey-green paint. Item measures 38x12cm
WW2 German 'HJ' Hitler Youth ‘Brotbeutel' (BREAD BAG) in Excellent and complete condition and with belt loops, buttons and belt hook intact. One small tear near leather loop (picture 4). Very clean and usable piece of kit.
Excellent and highly detailed solid silver Totenkopf (Death's Head) private purchase 'Patriotic' finger ring. Patterned with oak leaves and runic symbols inside and outside the band. Left in original tarnished condition and left to buyer to decide on cleaning. I have confirmed with a jeweller that it is solid silver and he has also stated their is evidence of the ring being made smaller at some point in its life. Inside diameter measures 21mm and weighs (on my postal scales) 9 grams. Nice solid ring.
1941 Dated Kraftstoff 20 litre ‘Feuergefährlich’ Jerry Can or Petrol Can in very good condition. Few dents and scrapes as you would expect. Possibly repainted at some point in it's life. Been in constant use as still smells of fuel. Stamped with the scarce maker 'dwc' for: Dr. Ing. Boehme u. Co. Ludenscheid Werk. Minden. This 'Jerrycan' is stamped with an early batch number '11'. Notice that on all original cans, under the filler cap, the ‘back-flow’ pipe hole was always round and NOT flat and long as the post-war reproductions have! Reference: Wehrmacht Kanister 20 Liter (The Jerrycan: A German Invention) by Philippe Leger & Stephane Arquille.
Sd.Kfz. 251 ‘Sonderkraftfahrzeug’ half-track Wheel. Painted in Afrika/Italian Camo although uncertain if post-war re-painted as is an excellent job. Rear is still with factory red worn primer. Nice piece of WW2 history! See pictures for condition. Item approx. 55cm diameter and weighs approx. 15kg with no packing. The Sd.Kfz. 251 (Sonderkraftfahrzeug 251) half-track was a World War II German armoured fighting vehicle designed by the Hanomag Company, based on its earlier, un-armored Sd.Kfz. 11 vehicle. The Sd.Kfz. 251 was designed to transport the Panzergrenadier (German mechanised infantry) into battle. Sd.Kfz. 251s were the most widely produced German half-tracks of the war, with at least 15,252 vehicles and variants produced by seven manufacturers.
Luftwaffe Flight instrument serial number FL32502 ‘Amp & Volt Indicator’ from German Arado Ar96B Aircraft. Glass intact. Very clean condition and with serial numbers.
RARE Personal wedding studio portrait of an elite ‘LAH’ (Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler) A member of Adolf Hitler’s personal bodyguard regiment. Wedding Portrait in excellent condition and measures 37 x 46cm. Original frame and glass intact. Great historical item in need of some research..
‘Wehrmacht ‘Amp Meter’ Instrument Gauge in very good condition. Rear yellow ink stamped with the WaA Eagle although barely visible now. Dated 1940. Back reads: für u.Hf. 4 AMP. Max. Belast. Ca. 6A. Schmelzstrom ca. 8A. 1940.
An MG13 Light Machine Gun Ammunition Box in excellent condition and complete with ammo clips, still pact in grease. The box has 99% of its Field Grey paint finish intact and is 'WaA' and maker marked and dated ‘BSW’ (Berlin-Suhler Waffenwerke, Berlin) 1938. Photograph for reference only and not for sale.
Wehrmacht ‘Amp Meter’ Instrument Gauge in very good condition. Rear yellow ink stamped with the WaA836 Eagle. Back reads: 144. Nur für u.Hf. 4 AMP. Max. Belast. Ca. 6A. Schmelzstrom ca. 8A. D.R.P.a.
WORKING U-boat Kriegsmarine ‘Belastbar’ (Barometer) in very good condition with a range of 920-1080mb. A barometer measures the air pressure. The air pressure is a function of how much air is pressing over an area. Marked with the Marine Eagle & Swastika. The serial number is ‘3881/obs’. A scarce and seldom seen item. Item measures 9cm x 17cm at widest points, with a face diameter of 12cm.
Large and heavy enamel Luftschutz (Air Defence) Issue Air Raid Bunker enamel sign. The sign reads ‘Öffentlicher Personen Sammel-Schutzraum’ (Public Persons Shelter), and you can barley see the detachable numbers would have read ‘200’. This would have been varied depending on the size of bunker/shelter and how many people it could accommodate. These larger ones are rarely seen nowadays. Uncleaned and untouched condition. Sign measures 80 x 40cm.
VERY clean 1944 ‘Karabiner 98k’ or K98 Bayonet. Clean Bakelite grip. Blade has 100% of its bluing remaining and scabbard also has 100% of its original finish. Bayonet blade marked ’44 pyy’ for the maker Berg & Co, Solingen. Serial number 6745d. Scabbard blade marked ‘clf44’ for the maker Carl Eickhorn Waffenfabrik, Solingen. Serial number 9905e. Very indistinct WaA. number also on the pommel.
Third Reich issued ‘Deutsches Rotes Kreuz or DRK’ (German Red Cross) heavy Enamel building sign or plaque with embossed Eagle & Swastika and lettering. Sign measures 50 x 50cm. Becoming very hard to find. Large & heavy item! Reference: “Wall Plaques and Official Office Signboards of Hitler’s Third Reich 1933-1945” by Saris and Gillain
Wehrmacht 'Sonderkart 7u.8 sFH 18' munitions crate for the Feldhaubitze 18. Good condition and measuring 37x27x23cm, an ideal display size. Crate for 2 rounds. The 15 cm schwere Feldhaubitze 18 or sFH 18 (German Heavy Field Howitzer, Model 18), nicknamed Immergrün (Evergreen), was the basic German division-level heavy howitzer during the Second World War, serving alongside the smaller but more numerous 10.5 cm leFH 18
Wehrmacht Munitions ‘Packkiste’ Packing Case size Nr.10 (73x41x30cm).
Good solid condition with a few knocks and scrapes as you would expect. Original padlock remains although at some point in its life the lock has been unscrewed from the box to enable opening. Padlock left to retain originality but can be sawn off and lock reattached if required. Retains its original Wehrmacht grey/green paint and white stencilling. Large and VERY HEAVY item.
‘Tier-Luftschutzkasten 39’ (Air Defence Veterinary Medics Case 39). Used mainly by the Luftschutz or Wehrmacht in the treatment of mainly horses used in war service during the air raids and defence of Germany. Good usable condition as per photographs. Remnants of inside paperwork reveal this particular item dated 1940, and made and issued by the Berlin factory: Hageda A.G. Berlin. NW21. Case measures 43x30x13cm.
German quality made Military Binoculars by the firm of C.P. Goerz of Berlin. 6x Heli-Trieder. D.R.P. (Deutsche Reich Patent). Complete with original leather case. Very clear optics and working, as they should although would benefit from a clean. Twin lens focus rings. These are Inter-war period and by the serial number 536294 can date them as 1921.
Nice original Wehrmacht Issue Brown/Black Bakelite Butter/Fat Dish in very nice condition and with no chips or cracks to the Bakelite. Maker marked on the rear. Item measures 11x3cm.
Third Reich issue Hugo Zweigle ‘Deutsche Reichsbahn’ (German National Railway) Railwayman’s Carbide Burner Lantern issued between 1935 to 1945. Very clean condition and complete with wooden carrying handle and carbide holder inside. Maker marked with the firm of: Hugo Zweigle, Esslingen a.N. Stamped also on the rear with the ‘D.R’ Eagle & Swastika. Lantern measures 21x10x9cm (not including extended handle)
Small Third Reich period aluminium door/wall sign plaque for 'Mitglied des Reichsluftschutzbundes' (Member of the Reich Air Protection Association). Has three small holes for attachment. Item measures 8cm. Reference: “Wall Plaques and Official Office Signboards of Hitler’s Third Reich 1933-1945” by Saris and Gillain
Excellent condition and seldom found Third Reich collecting tin for the Gau (District) of Westmark, still complete with the paper label stating ‘Sammlung fur Muttertag’ (Collection for Mother's Day) and serial numbered 9677. Stamped and dated on the bottom with maker: M. Westermann & Co. GmbH. Neheim-Ruhr. 1941.
Scarce string of 5 small Third Reich issued bunting/flags. Still holding on to the string although one flag detached and damaged. Flags are 12 x 22cm. Hard to find item nowadays in this condition. Would have been hung outside and inside during celebrations of the period.
Luftschutz (Air Defence) Haus Apotheke (Medical Cabinet) in original and un-cleaned condition. Would have contained many bottles and ointments and medications of the time period to cater for any wounds caused by air raids etc. Slight surface rust on lower inside shelf, which can be cleaned. Nice usable item after a good scrub! Maker stamped on the inside with the maker: Richard Geidel, Schwarzenberg. Germany. (RL5-39/21). Measures 46 x 37 x 14cm
Third Reich Dress or Parade Bayonet. Scabbard retains most of its black paint finish. Blade is the longer 26cm length and in excellent condition and with all chromed finish intact. Stamped with the logo for ‘Anton Wingen, Solingen’
Small Luftwaffe issued FuG 16-17 ‘Schwingungsanzeiger’ or Vibration Indicator Meter normally installed on the FuG 16-17 communications equipment on heavy to medium bombers etc. (see attached photograph for reference, not included). Good clean condition although white stencilling worn off. Designation: vibration Indicator. Requirement mark: Ln.26996. Type: SchA 17. Measuring range: 0 -10. Manufacturer: hdc = LGW-Hakenfelde, Berlin. Year of construction: around 1944. Installed in: in FuG16/17
'Battle of Britain' Luftwaffe aircraft aluminium tail fin section relic. Aircraft type or origin not certain. A bit rough and looks like someone has been drilling holes on the top of it! Very hard to find nowadays. Complete with 3 Allied 'Kills' (that show) attributed to the pilot. Item measures approx. 57x56cm. An excellent piece of World War 2 history. Propertied to be found at crash site near Cranbrook, Kent (info from seller). No other history or documentation so origin unknown.
The Battle of Britain (10 Jul 1940 – 31 Oct 1940) was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force defended the United Kingdom against large-scale attacks by Germany's Luftwaffe.
German Wehrmacht ‘FF33’ Field Telephone Breast Microphone and Speaker set. Slight ‘V’ shape chip in the black Bakelite mouthpiece (see picture) but otherwise very good clean condition. Serial numbered 9117. Dated 1941, and 'WaA 898' ink stamp for the Radio Equipment maker: SAF. Complete with speaker patch lead.
WW2 German Era ‘EFKA ACIMA’ Cigarette Rolling Machine circa 1940’s, in very good and working condition. Privately purchased and used by soldiers of the Wehrmacht. Small hole to the right hand side of the rolling fabric but does not affect the rolling of cigarettes (I have tested it). Measures 9x8x2.3cm.
'Luftschutzraum' (Air Raid Shelter) Enamel Sign, condition as per photographs. These signs would have hung outside buildings around town which were to be used as shelters during the air raids. These came in various sizes and designs, some having arrows showing the direction of the shelter. Nicely marked with the factory code 'RL 3-39/1a' which also denotes it was issued in 1939. Also marked: 'Vertrieb Gemäß § 8 Luftschutgesetz genehmigt' (Distribution Approved in accordance with § 8 Air Protection Act). Sign measures 15x42cm.
Date: 1937. Serial Number: 41242. Maker: ‘Siemens’. A chance to acquire a Wehrmacht issue WORKING Bakelite ‘FF33’ (Feldfernsprecher 33) German WW2 Field telephone, or 'FF33' complete with winding handle!. The Bakelite case is in good condition but with light scratches. 'WaA' stamped by the test button. A fine original piece of history. Great find for re-enactment or military collection. Would require 2x 1.5 volt (modern equivalent) batteries to be connected (SUPPLIED with Battery Holder & Connected) if to be hooked up to another telephone.
German wartime Wehrmacht issue quality made porcelain square serving dish in clean condition (see photographs). Dish is stamped with the Wehrmacht National Eagle & Swastika and maker marked with the firm: Steinmann, Tiefenfurt. 1940. Very heavy and solid piece. Measures 27.5cm square. 8cm high.
Excellent example of an ‘N.S.R.L.’ Nationalsozialistischer Reichsbund für Leibesübungen (National Socialist League of the Reich for Physical Exercise) flag/banner pole top. Light scratches here and there but otherwise very clean. Item measures 27 x 10.5cm.
Third Reich Official N.S.D.A.P. or Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (National Socialist German Workers' Party) Enamel Headquarters Sign / Plaque. Embossed Eagle & Swastika and lettering. Sign measures approx. 49.5 x 49.5cm. Becoming very hard to find. Large & heavy item! Reference: “Wall Plaques and Official Office Signboards of Hitler’s Third Reich 1933-1945” by Saris and Gillain
German ‘DAF’ Deutsche Arbeitsfront (German Labour Front) issue quality made porcelain plate in clean condition (see photographs). Plate is stamped with the ‘DAF’ Cogwheel & Swastika and maker marked with the firm: Bauscher Weiden. Very heavy and solid piece. Measures 23 diameter. 4.6cm high.
Wehrmacht ‘BMR’ Instrument Gauge in very good condition although glass a bit frosted in places. Rear yellow ink stamped with the WaA mark. I have no idea what this item would measure but I am sure an expert on gauges of that period will know. Back reads: 1mA. 100Ω. 1142 Top reads: J1
D#. 'Luftschutz' VM40 (Air Raid Protection) Boxed and un-issued gas mask in excellent condition and complete with mask, filter and instruction leaflet. The markings on the box 'RL1-39/86' and 'Luftschutzgesetz Genehmigt' indicate the date being 1939 and is 'Air Defence Approved'. Mask rubber also stamped 'WaA104' for the factory 'Drägerwerk in Lübeck, Germany'. Box has slight damage to right back corner
Excellent quality made Wehrmacht Leather Cavalry saddle in very nice and usable condition. Dated 1944. Leather in excellent condition, and has a lovely sheen and patina. Straps intact. Saddle is size 1, as stamped on the rear. Leather stamped with ‘Wa136’ for the maker Salewa (Saddle Maker), München. Germany. Large and heavy item!
German wartime Wehrmacht issue quality made porcelain plate in clean condition (see photographs). Plate is stamped with the Wehrmacht National Eagle & Swastika and maker marked with the firm: Rhenania, Duisdorf. Very heavy and solid piece. Measures 23.5 diameter. 4.6cm high.
Large, very early issued Third Reich issued enamel Announcement Sign. This high quality enamel sign has wear and rust, but solid. Recently privately purchased from a family in 'Karlsfeld' in Munich and reported to have been in the family (basement) since after the war. 80 x 65cm.
'Hier Spricht Die NSDAP' (Here Speaks the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei). The translation goes on to mean; People if you need counsel or help turn to the NSDAP. These signs usually were typically mounted on official buildings as well as in bigger residential apartment complexes and the "Blockwart", the lowest rank in the NSDAP rank order put the latest news of the different NSDAP organisations on the board so every fellow "Volksgenosse" (a typical Third Reich expression that meant a preferably Aryan German in good standing). This wartime manufactured sign lists all the major Third Reich organisations that you could join, such as NSDAP, SA, SS, NSKK, HJ, NS-Frauenschaft, DAF / KDF and NSV.
Early Wehrmacht/Waffen SS Issue quality made water flask. Item in excellent condition with its felt cover, studs and Bakelite cup intact. Flask is maker marked just under the screw lid with the factory code ‘WWL’ and dated 1938.
Scarce ‘Waffen SS’ Kraftstoff 20 litre ‘Feuergefährlich’ Jerry Can or Petrol Can in very good condition. Few dents and scrapes as you would expect. Excellent Wehrmacht paint although cannot guarantee has not been re-painted at some point in it's history. Stamped with the ‘SS’ runes on the front and the maker ‘Sandrik’ below. These Waffen SS cans had no year or batch number stamped only the runes and Sandrik maker. Also please notice that on all original cans, under the filler cap, the ‘back-flow’ pipe hole was always round and NOT flat and long as the post-war reproductions have! Reference: Wehrmacht Kanister 20 Liter (The Jerrycan: A German Invention) by Philippe Leger & Stephane Arquille.
Panzer 7.5cm Kwk 42 ‘3 Round’ Ammo Crate. Rarely on offer and in good condition with most of the original field grey-green paint intact. Locks and hinges OK. WaA maker stamped ‘egk’ and dated 1943. Measurements: 99x29.5x17cm. History: The 7.5 cm KwK 42 L/70 (from 7.5 cm Kampfwagenkanone 42 L/70) was a 7.5 cm calibre German tank gun developed and built by Rheinmetall-Borsig AG in Unterlüß during the Second World War. The gun was used to equip the SdKfz.171 Panzerkampfwagen V Panther medium tank and the SdKfz.162/1 Jagdpanzer IV/70(A)/(V) tank destroyer. When mounted on a tank destroyer it was designated as the 7.5 cm Pak 42 (7.5 cm Panzerabwehrkanone 42) anti-tank gun.
Date: 1939. Serial Number: 15253. Maker: Vereinigte Telefon u. Telegrafen-Werke
A chance to acquire a Wehrmacht issue WORKING Bakelite ‘FF33’ (Feldfernsprecher 33) German WW2 Field telephone, or 'FF33' complete with winding handle. The Bakelite case is in good clean condition with a few light marks/battle scars (see pictures). 'WaA' stamped by the test button. A fine original piece of history. Great find for re-enactment or military collection. Would require 2x 1.5 volt (modern equivalent) batteries to be connected (SUPPLIED with Battery Holder & Connected) if to be hooked up to another telephone. Instructions on this telephone and how to hook up to a second one, available to buyer on request.
Wehrmacht ‘Armed Forces’ Luftwaffe Marching Drum in very good condition. Some of the fittings have surface rust but has been left un-touched and totally original. Will leave choice of restoration to buyer. NOT including drumsticks. Complete and usable. See picture for reference (not for sale). Item measures 17 x 41cm.
Rare Waffen SS Issue small drinking flask in clean condition but minus its felt cover or case. Lid has the 'SS' runes within a double circle. Has a few dents and scrapes but otherwise clean. Measures 15x8.5x4.5cm
Very Large food transport bag of the Wehrmacht dated 1939. Heeres Verpflegungsack (Food Sack) H.Vpfl. 1939 Heeres Verflegung 1939 'Heeres Verpflegung' (Army Food Supply). Measures 68 x 120cm. Condition as per photographs.
NS.RKB (National Socialist State Soldier's League) Veterans Organisation Enamel Sign. In very nice condition apart from enamel chip to top right hand corner. 19x15cm. The Nationalsozialistisches Reichskriegerbund (NSRKB) was formed 4 March 1938. It became the only authorised war veterans' organisation. Reference: “Wall Plaques and Official Office Signboards of Hitler’s Third Reich 1933-1945” by Saris and Gillain
RARE early issue Third Reich Official N.S.D.A.P. or Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (National Socialist German Workers' Party) Enamel Headquarters Sign / Plaque. Embossed with ‘square’ early type Eagle & Swastika and lettering. Sign measures approx. 49.5 x 49.5cm. Maker stamped and dated on the rear: M. Horig Leipzig, 1934. Large & heavy item! Reference: “Wall Plaques and Official Office Signboards of Hitler’s Third Reich 1933-1945” by Saris and Gillain
Large and heavy cast iron Wehrmacht 'Deutsche Reichsbahn' (German State Railway) Steam Locomotive Temperature Gauge. 0-400 degrees centigrade. Issue number 558. Maker stamped on the lower part of the gauge with 'RAW Chemnitz' for the factory: Das Reichsbahnausbesserungswerk, Chemnitz and Eagle & Swasika to centre. Serial number on the front reads 3152 so assuming with some research the locomotive it was installed in could be determined. Very interesting item from that era. Needle has slight damage to centre (see pictures) and delicate so glass will be removed and needle packed both sides for shipping. Measures approx. 18cm x 9cm not including length of metal wire casing.
(Pre-EU/UK Deactivation) ONLY FOR SALE TO NON EU COUNTRIES. BUYER RESPONSIBLE FOR COURIER COLLECTION/SHIPPING. Early Spec Deactivated German ‘Berlin’ made Karabiner 98 kurz or K98 bolt Action Rifle. Excellent condition and complete with its original leather sling, barrel cap, sight cover and cleaning rod! An amazing grouping that’s has become very hard to find, let alone in this complete form. The K98 has many WaA. Eagle & Swastika marks and stamps and is serial numbered ‘2359’. Dated ‘AR 41’ denoting the year as 1941 and the factory: Mauser Werke A.G., Berlin-Borsigwalde. Early deactivation (15.11.99) so all moving parts, cocks and dry fires. With Deactivation Certificate..