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  • Original WWII German Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge Bought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge Bought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Late war, single piece, injection molded alloy construction, solid backed badge is in the form of a vertically oval, oak-leaf wreath with a Luftwaffe style eagle, clutching a canted swastika in one talon, superimposed to the top center, encompassing a cut-out, dark, burnished matte grey washed cloud and downward striking, blitz style, lightning bolt. The solid reverse has an integral, molded hinge, a thin round vertical pin and an integral, molded, heavy catch all intact. The badge has no visible manufacturer’s markings, however this example is attributed to Anro Walpach. A real combat award for combat ground service. A scarce badge.  Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic .  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items on the web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWII German Early Fire Helmet Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Early Fire Helmet Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Original era manufacture. Satin black finished aluminum helmet with a bright aluminum comb. The liner and chinstrap are complete and very pliable, with its white cotton cord draw sting. Thick, stiff pigskin leather neck protector mounted to the leather tabs on the rim of the liner. Early pattern decals of a canted tri-color shield, and white swastika. The helmet displays some light scattered denting and minor paint loss but overall displays very well. Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. German firefighters and fire police became an important part of the war effort when the German cities were flattened by Allied bombers in the last years of the war. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWII German LUFTSCHUTZ BEADED M35 HELMET Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran

    SOLD Original WWII German LUFTSCHUTZ BEADED M35 HELMET Brought Home By A U.S. Stamped sheet steel construction, M35 style helmet with the addition of an embossed horizontal "bead" positioned at the apex of the front and rear visors and crown. The helmet retains about 94% of its original dark blue satin finish. The front center of the helmet has a Luftschutz emblem decal in place. The black detailed, silver decal features stylized spread wings with a central oak-leaf sprig and a canted swastika positioned below a scripted banner, "Luftschutz". The decal is retained about 92%. All three liner retaining rivets and both inset ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet has a tan leather construction, nine finger liner. For some reason, the M35's in these don’t turn up very often.  Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWII German Luftwaffe CIVILIAN TECHNICIAN OF THE CHIEF OF SUPPLY & PROCUREMENT SERVICE BREAST BADGE

    SOLD Original WWII German Luftwaffe CIVILIAN TECHNICIAN OF THE CHIEF OF SUPPLY & PROCUREMENT SERVICE BREAST BADGE The Luftwaffe pattern national eagle was originally introduced for wear by Fliegerschaft, (Pilot Base), personnel of the DLV, Deutscher Luftsportsverband The insignia consists of a woven, golden yellow, inverted triangular, cotton base with a machine embroidered Luftwaffe style eagle in flight, clutching a canted swastika in one talon, superimposed on a multi-cogged, gear wheel and flanked by the initials, "G" and "L" indicating, General Luftzeugamt, (General Aviation Ordnance/Supply Office), all in black rayon threads. The eagle is very similar to the standard Luftwaffe eagle but is facing to its right as opposed to its left. The golden yellow cotton base also has a fine, machine embroidered, black rayon stripe positioned near the outer edges. Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic .  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items on the web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Outstanding WWII German Infantry EM/NCO Visor Hat Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran

    SOLD Outstanding WWII German Infantry EM/NCO Visor Hat Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran.  Visor caps were a standard issue item for all personnel during the Third Reich period and regulations dictated the form of dress they were to be worn with based on the individuals rank. Regulations for wear of the visor cap by EM/NCO ranks dictated that they be worn with the Reporting and Walking-Out dress, and the Undress uniform. Regulations also required Senior NCO’s to wear the visor cap with the Service uniform. Nice quality, private purchase, visor cap with a field-grey wool body and crown and a blue/green badge cloth centerband with white wool waffenfarbe to the crown edge and both the top and bottom edges of the centerband. The front center of the cap has a silver washed, stamped aluminum, second pattern, national eagle. The front center of the centerband has a second pattern, stamped, polished natural aluminum, oak-leaf wreath encompassing a three piece, high relief, national tri-color cockade. The cap has a blackened patent leather chinstrap intact with two, black painted, rectangular, sheet metal retaining clips and two black painted, vertically oval, sliding length adjustment buckles. The chinstrap is secured to the cap by two, small, smooth finish, black painted, magnetic sheet metal buttons. The cap has an extended, black lacquered vulcanfibre visor with a subtly raised lip at the forward edge. Visor has some slight cracking on the very surface (see photos)  the visor is still firmly held in place. The interior of the cap is fully lined in green rayon and has its original celluloid sweat diamond intact. The interior of the cap also has a complete original erstaz paper sweatband that has a bit of staining from sweat (see photos) size 56. There is no mothing on this hat as seen in so many other examples and other that the slight sweat in the inside band and the slight surface cracking on the visor this hat is NEAR MINT. Obtained by us directly from a U.S. Veteran's family, outstanding in every way. Don't miss this unique opportunity. 100% guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Rare Original WWII Era German Model 1916 Double Decal Army (Heer) Named Transitional Helmet

    $595.00
    Rare Original WWII Era German Model 1916 Double Decal Army (Herr) Transitional Named Helmet. Factory re-furbished construction German M16 helmet retains about 65% of its  field-grey over-paint. The left side of the helmet has an Wehrmacht eagle decal which is retained about 80%. The tri-color shield on the right side is about 60%. The two forward liner retaining rivets, both of the extended ventilation side lugs and both of the early chinstrap retaining rivets are intact. The interior of the helmet has an M31 tan leather liner with the metal liner band ans all eight fingers still intact. An amazingly excellent condition liner.  Name is written in the liner in ink. Shows the expected age, but overall excellent condition. Nice helmet. The early large bolt German style helmets are scarce most of this type of transitional helmets seen are the Austrian versions. US. Veteran bring back Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Fantastic WWII German Luftwaffe M-40 Factory Re-issue Single Decal Helmet With U.S. Veteran Provenance

    $799.00
    Fantastic WWII German Luftwaffe M-40 Factory Re-issue Single Decal Helmet With U.S. Veteran Provenance. The stamped, sheet steel construction helmet retains about 95% of its  rough textured, field-grey over-paint with a few scrapes and scuffs to the original, underlying Luftwaffe blue/grey paint and the base steel with minor surface spotting. The left side of the helmet has a Luftwaffe eagle decal which has been scratched during storage (see photos) .   All three liner retaining rivets are intact and tight. The interior of the helmet has an almost mint light  tan,  leather liner with all eight of its fingers and the original tie string intact. The liner shows only storage wear to the edges, light age and  toning. The liner has a dark black size ink stamp. This helmet was sent back to the factory and re-issued with a rough texture overpaint. It was never used after going back to the factory. there is even one of the vent holes in the liner still retaining one of the pre-punched holes in the leather. This helmet was brought home by U.S. Army Airforce Sgt. John Deere of the 100th Bomb Group 8th Air-force. Deere was shot down during a bombing run and was captured toward the end of the war. He did however mange to get this helmet after his release. His story is documented in the book "Heroes Next Door" (see photo). Besides the scrapes on the decal this helmet is about as close to mint un-issued as you can get. 100% guaranteed to be authentic Museum documentation (COA) included. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. An amazing helmet with named U.S. Veteran provenance.

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    Original WWII German RAD Officer’s Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran

    $285.00
    Original WWII German RAD Officer's Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. RAD Officer’s Brocade Belt & Buckle by Assmann - Matte aluminum buckle, maker marked "A" (F.W. Assmann & Sohne, Ludenscheid) and marked "DRGM 38" with clip on the reverse, 47 mm, aluminum receiving loop with dual prongs, belt embroidered in silver and brown bullion wire with brown cotton backer, two sliding belt loops fabricated from same, adjustable light brown leather tab on the reverse on the left side with ten rows of two holes each for an adjustable fit, the tab maker marked Assmann, 45 mm wide x 1,140 in length, extremely fine. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided.

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    Original WWII German Army (Heer) Cold Weather Sheep Skin Hat U.S. Veteran Bring Back

    $495.00
    Original WWII German Army (Heer) Cold Weather Sheep Skin Hat U.S. Veteran Bring Back. Nice quality, multi-panel, patch work, whitened sheep skin construction winter cap with the natural hide to the exterior and the white sheep’s wool to the interior. The front center of the cap has a, machine embroidered, Heer Army eagle in light green threads on a cut-out Army green base with a separate machine embroidered, national tri-color cockade situated just below eagle. The cap features fold down side and back panels with the panels held in position at the top of the cap by a thread loop and a corresponding tie string. When the side and back panels are in the upright position the sheep’s wool is visible to the exterior. The back and side panels were designed to be folded down to protect the wearer’s ears and neck and the panels could be secured with the fabric loop tie closed under the wearer’s chin as required. This was a combat worn example brought home by a US veteran. Most of these hats encountered are Luftwaffe, this Army (Heer) example is scarce and desirable. A fantastic unusual winter wear army hat untouched U.S. Veteran bring back hat the way we like to see them. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic  Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Great for an Eastern front or Battle of The Bulge display.

  • Original WWII German Helmet Recovered Near Brecourt Manor Normandy D-Day Band Of Brothers

    HOLD Original WWII German Helmet Recovered Near Brecourt Manor Normandy D-Day Band Of Brothers. A fantastic relic in good condition, M-40 German helmet with liner and chinstrap. No decal and some of the paint has worn off from decades of handling (see photos). This was an early battlefield pickup and was in an older French collection. It was recovered at the hamlet of La Grand Chemin just outside of St. Marie Du Mont and next to Brecourt Manor. This is where "Easy Company" of the 101st Airborne (Band of Brothers) gathered just before the assault on the German battery at Brecourt Manor led by Lt. Dick Winters. A true D-Day relic with complete provenance.  Obtained by The Gettysburg Museum many years ago from a local collector in Normandy. here is a rare chance to own a real D-Day helmet from the 101st Airborne area.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic and untouched. One of the 2 chinstraps may have been changed at some point other wise untouched.   Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided.

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