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  • A WWII German Luftwaffe Major’s Collar Tab And Shoulder Strap Removed By A U.S. Soldier

    SOLD A WWII German Luftwaffe Major's Collar Tab And Shoulder Strap Removed By A U.S. Soldier.  Golden yellow wool collar tab with a single hand embroidered rank "gull" encompassed by a closed top oak-leaf wreath in bright silver/aluminum threads. Collar tab is piped in twisted silver/aluminum cord and are mounted on tan buckram backings. Comes with nice matching single sew on shoulder board. Yellow is for flight or Paratrooper. This single set was removed by a U.S. solider presumingly from the same officer since they match in wear and color.  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.

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    Original WWII German Army Infantry Officer’s Collar Tabs Uniformed Removed By U.S. Veteran

    $95.00
    Original WWII German Army Infantry Officer's Collar Tabs Uniformed Removed By U.S. Veteran. The use of collar ornamentation on military uniforms was utilized by numerous assorted nations with the main function being the indication of the wearers rank and/or branch of service. During the Third Reich era collar tabs for company and field grade Officers ranks underwent two minor alterations with the main modification being in the material and the form of construction utilized. The company and field grade Officers style collar tabs were worn in matching pairs by the ranks of Leutnant to Oberst The collar tabs feature hand embroidered litzen in bright silver/aluminum wire threads with white rayon branch of service stripes mounted on a dark blue/green badge cloth bases. The blue/green badge cloth bases show through as the center stripe of the litzen. The bases are mounted on buckram backings. Removed from a uniform. Has some wear see photos.  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.

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    Original WWII German CIVIL AIR DEFENCE HONOR Decoration 2ND CLASS, 1938. (Luftschutz Ehrenzeichen

    $95.00
    CIVIL AIR DEFENCE HONOR DECORATION 2ND CLASS, 1938. (Luftschutz Ehrenzeichen. Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. Roughly, 4 cm diameter die struck zinc construction award. The circular award features an embossed oak-leaf wreath to the outside edge encompassing an embossed, canted, swastika on a subtly pebbled field encircled by the embossed, Latin script, "Für Verdienste im Luftschutz", (For Meritorious Service in Air Defence), to the obverse. The reverse also has the embossed, oak-leaf wreath to the outside edge encompassing the embossed, institution date, "1938", also on a subtly pebbled field. The medal loop and ribbon suspension ring are both intact and comes complete with a piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon. 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 (Airforce) 12 Year Long Service Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran

    SOLD Original Scarce WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) 12 Year Long Service Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. Gilt washed, die struck, magnetic metal, third class award for twelve years service. The award features an embossed Wehrmacht style eagle with down-swept wings encompassed by Gothic script, "Treue Dienste in der Wehrmacht" (Loyal Service in the Armed Forces), on a smooth background field to the obverse. The reverse has a large embossed numeral, "12", to the center encompassed by an embossed circular oak-leaf wreath also on a smooth background field. The ribbon suspension loop and ring are both intact. The award comes complete with a piece of original cornflower blue, moiré, ribbed rayon ribbon with a gilt washed, Luftwaffe national eagle cypher. Fresh “out of the woods”. 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.

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    Original WWII German Luftwaffe M35 Sports Shirt Eagle brought Home By A U.S. Veteran

    $75.00
    Original WWII German Luftwaffe M35 Sports Shirt Eagle brought Home By A U.S. Veteran.  Physical fitness of its personnel was a prime concern of the German Wehrmacht, (Armed Forces), and each new recruit was issued a specific sport uniform that consisted of a white pullover "tank top" style shirt, navy blue shorts, black or green swim trunks and athletic shoes. Additional sports wear was optional. The Luftwaffe pattern national eagle was originally introduced for wear by Fliegerschaft personnel on August 18TH 1934, and adopted for wear by the Luftwaffe on March 1ST 1935. The first pattern national eagle was utilized until a modified second pattern eagle was introduced in late 1936 or early 1937. The sports shirt eagle was introduced on July 4TH 1935 to be worn on the front center of the sports shirt. The insignia consists of a roughly, 12cm, 27cm wide, woven, white, rayon, inverted triangular base with a black, machine woven, second pattern, (circa 1936/1937-1945), Luftwaffe eagle, with out-stretched wings to the center. The eagles wingspan is roughly, 21cm wide from tip to tip. The insignia is in overall excellent condition  Nice worn and used example showing the expected 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.

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

    $550.00
    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.

  • Rare Original Remarkable WWII Era German Model 1916 Single Decal Army (Heer) Transitional Helmet

    SOLD Rare Original WWII Era German Model 1916 single  Decal Army (Herr) Transitional Named Helmet. Factory re-furbished construction German M16 helmet retains about 95% of its  field-grey over-paint. The left side of the helmet has an Wehrmacht eagle decal which is retained about 99% 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.   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, direct Veteran family purchase. A simply amazing helmet and one of the best condition version he have had. 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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    Excellent Original WWII German Luftwaffe M-35 Ex Double Decal Helmet Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran

    $895.00
    Excellent Original WWII German Luftwaffe M-35 Ex Double Decal Helmet Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. This helmet had a rare 1st pattern eagle but was sent to the factory for reissue. It was covered by a 2nd pattern eagle. Also had a tri-colored shield now covered. The sheet steel construction helmet retains about 87% of its smooth, Luftwaffe blue/grey paint. The left side of the helmet has a second pattern Luftwaffe eagle decal which is retained 65%. The right side is covered.  All three liner retaining rivets and both inset ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet has a tan leather, M31 liner. All the liner fingers are complete. The reverse interior neck guard apron is serial number stamped, "3642" and the interior left side apron has stamped manufacturers code and size, "ET64", indicating manufacture by Eisen-und Hüttenwerke, AG Thale/Harz, size 64. Comes with original maker marked chinstrap dated 1938. Very nice untouched original factory re-issued helmet. 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.

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    Outstanding Original WWII German Army (Heer) Single Decal M-40 Helmet (U.S. Vet. Bring Back)

    $895.00
    Original WWII German M-40 single Decal Helmet Brought Home By A U.S. 29th Division Veteran.  Helmet retains most of its original slightly rough textured field-grey paint. The golden yellow army eagle decal is retained about 68%. All three liner retaining rivets are intact. M31 leather liner is in amazing condition, soft and almost perfect stamped "58". The reverse interior neck guard apron has a deep number stamp, "7730" and the interior left side apron has manufacturers code and size stamp "SE66" indicating size 66. This helmet was brought back by a U.S. 29th Division Veteran.  A nice honest untouched Veteran bring back. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic 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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    Rare Original WWII Era German Model 1916 Double Decal Army (Heer) Named Transitional Helmet

    $695.00
    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 M-35 Former Double Decal Army (Heer) Helmet, U.S. Veteran Bring Back

    SOLD Original WWII German M-35 Former Double Decal Army (Heer) Helmet, U.S. Veteran Bring Back. The sheet steel construction helmet retains about 80% of its original smooth parade green paint. The left side of the helmet has an black lined, Wehrmacht eagle decal which is retained about 95%. The right side of the helmet's national tri-color decal has been removed per 1941 orders. All three liner retaining rivets and both inserted ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet has an  tan leather liner with all of its fingers  intact. The liner is in overall very good condition showing light chafe wear to the edges.  The interior reverse neck guard apron is serial number stamped, "0777", and the interior left side apron is stamped with the manufacturers code and size, "Q64", indicating manufacture by Quest, size 64. An untouched early example brought back by a U.S. Veteran. This is a scarce earlier helmet , most earlier versions were repainted for use later. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic and untouched . Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided.

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

    $899.00
    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.

  • Original WWII German Army (Heer) Single Decal Named M-42 Helmet Untouched Brought Home By U.S. Soldier

    SOLD Original WWII German Army (Heer) Single Decal M-42 Named Helmet Untouched Brought Home By U.S. Soldier. The stamped, sheet steel construction helmet retains about 95% of its factory applied field-grey paint. Eagle decal is retained about 85%. All three liner retaining rivets are all intact. Age and use streched liner is there and in good condition. The reverse, interior, neck guard apron has a faint, stamped serial number (see photo).  see photo the shell size and maker ET size 64. Has the German soldiers name inked inside (see photos). A fantastic untouched U.S. Veteran bring back helmet the way we like to see them. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic and untouched  Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided.

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