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    Original WWII German General Assault Badge Allgemeines Sturmabzeichen Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $119.00
    Original WWII German General Assault Badge Allgemeines Sturmabzeichen Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The General Assault badge was introduced on June 1ST 1940, by Generaloberst Walther von Brauchitsch, for award to support personnel who were ineligible for the Infantry or Panzer Assault badges. Criteria for award of the badge was basically the same as the criteria for award of the Infantry and Panzer Assault badges with the main qualification being participation in three separate assaults in a supporting role.  Shortly afterwards award of the badge was extended to other support personnel including artillery and assault gun personnel, anti-tank and anti-aircraft personnel and medical personnel. Die struck, solid backed, zinc construction award with a silver finish. The nicely detailed badge features a cut-out, high relief Wehrmacht styled eagle with down-swept wings positioned above a crossed bayonet and stick grenade, and encompassed by an embossed, vertically oval, oak-leaf wreath. Complete pin and catch assembly. Nice example issued with expected used combat worn U.S. Veteran bring-back condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our 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.

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    Original WWII German Crimean Campaign Shield (Krim Sheild) Brought Home By A U.S. Soldier Certified

    $154.00
    Original WWII German Crimean Campaign Shield (Krim Sheild) Brought Home By A U.S. Soldier Certified. The Crimean Campaign shield was instituted on July 25TH 1942, as the third official campaign shield for award to all Wehrmacht, (Armed Forces), personnel who had been engaged in combat, were wounded or served three months in the Crimean peninsula campaign between September 21ST 1941 and July 21ST 1942. The shields were bestowed to eligible personnel by the area commander Generalfeldmarschall Erich von Manstein and were to be worn on the upper left sleeve of the uniform. The color of the backing material was to match that of the uniform it was to be worn on. The shields were only issued in bronze although Hitler awarded Generalfeldmarschall von Manstein with a gilt version of the shield and another gilt shield was awarded to Romanian Marshal Ion Victor Antonescu. The award is in the form of a die stamped, magnetic sheet metal construction, shield with a bronze wash featuring a large embossed national eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it’s talons, to the top center, situated above an embossed, stylized, map of the Crimean peninsula with the embossed dates, "1941-1942", and the impressed location, "Krim". The recessed "water" surrounding the peninsula has a subtly pebbled, background field. The edge of the shield has a fine, embossed, line and a stepped down outer edge.. The shield is mounted on a cut-out, rounded bottom, flat topped, shield shaped, field-grey wool base with an alloy backing plate.  In good condition, some slight storage loss to  finish on medal. 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 West Wall Medal With Envelope (Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen) Certified

    $79.00
    Original WWII German West Wall Medal (Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen) Certified.  The West Wall Medal was instituted by Adolf Hitler on August 2nd 1939 to recognize military personnel, including civilian employees, who assisted in the planning, construction or defence of German fortifications on the western border. Die struck, tombac construction medal with a bronze wash is in the form of a roughly, 41mm tall, 32mm wide, vertical oval with embossed, oak-leaf wreath edging encompassing a smooth field with an embossed national eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted swastika in its talons, positioned above a crossed spade and sword which are in turn positioned above a pillbox to the obverse. The reverse also has the embossed, oak-leaf wreath edging which encompasses embossed, Latin script, "Für Arbeit zum Schutze Deutschlands", (For Work on the Defenses of Germany), on a smooth background field. The medal loop and the ribbon suspension ring are both intact. Included is an original piece of rayon ribbon. Comes with original issue envelope. Has small loss spot to envelope (see photo). Good condition with some wear and storage age  and expected issues.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.  Offer is for one (1) Western Wall Medal  as pictured.  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 Cased War Merit Cross 1st Class With Swords Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII German Cased War Merit Cross 1st Class With Swords Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The War Merit Cross was instituted on October 18TH 1939, in two classes with both classes issued, with and without swords, for award to military personnel and civilians, including females and foreigners, for exemplary service and/or bravery in Germany’s war effort, in a non-combatant role. The addition of swords to the award signified bravery while awards without swords were bestowed for service. Of Note: The War Merit cross series of awards was expanded on August 19TH 1940, to include a Knight’s Cross of the War Merit Cross for award to personnel who had provided a substantial contribution to the war effort and the War Merit Medal for award to German nationals and foreign civilians who provided exceptional service to the war effort. Die struck alloy award is in the form of a Maltese style cross with a circular centerpiece with an embossed, canted, swastika encircled by an oak-leaf wreath to the obverse. The swords, indicating bravery, emanated upwards between the arms of the cross. The background field of the obverse centerpiece is smooth while the arms of the cross have a pebbled background field with raised, smooth, outer edges. Pin and catch complete. manufacturers numerical code, "1", indicating manufacture by Deschler & Sohn of Munich. High quality, hard maker to find for these. The award comes housed in its original thick, pressed cardboard and wood construction case with a black, simulated grained leather covering. The top lid of the case has an impressed, silvered outline of the War Merit Cross with swords. In good condition, some slight storage loss to silver finish on medal. 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 Era Hitler Youth HJ PROFICIENCY BADGE In Silver Certified

    $89.00
    Original WWII Era Hitler Youth HJ PROFICIENCY BADGE In Silver Certified. The Leistungsabzeichen der HJ, (Proficiency Badge of the HJ), was instituted as the first Hitler Youth award by Reichsjugendführer Baldur von Schirach on May 1ST 1934 as an incentive for HJ members to increase their proficiency in military oriented athletics, academics, field exercises, and shooting. The badge was established in three grades of Silver, Bronze and Iron, with the age of the recipient being the determining factor of which grade the individual was eligible for. Seventeen year old's were eligible for the Silver badge, sixteen year old's for the Bronze badge and fifteen year old's for the Iron badge. Each HJ member was issued a Leistungsbuch, (Qualification book), to record their achievements and verify their right to wear the badge when awarded. Originally the badges were worn on the left breast pocket of the HJ service uniform but later regulations altered wear to the right breast pocket. The stamped, polished alloy award is in the form of a Tyr-rune with a circle superimposed to it, upon which is embossed, in runic script, "Für Leistungen In Der H.J." (For Proficiency In The H.J.), encompassing a mobile swastika. To the age darkened reverse is a raised RZM mark,  In good worn condition some  loss to silver finish. 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 Waffen SS Sleeve Collar Tab Cut Off By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Waffen SS Collar Tab Cut Off and  Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich "Beer-Hall" Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS  Right hand side, third and final pattern, (Circa 1940-1945), un-piped, black ribbed rayon construction collar tab with machine woven, (BeVo), SS runes in silvery/grey rayon threads. The collar tab is mounted on a buckram base. Of Note: This style of collar tab was generally worn by the ranks of SS-Schütze to SS-Untersturmführer inclusively. Removed from a uniform. Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and difficult to find  in good condition. 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.

  • Rare Original WWII Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich "Beer-Hall" Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS sleeve eagle. Second pattern, (Circa 1939-1945), machine embroidered, SS sleeve eagle with out-stretched wings in silvery/grey, rayon threads on a black wool base. This is the final pattern machine embroidered version. captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy. Fresh “out of the woods” Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and diff cult to find  in excellent condition. 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 West Wall Medal (Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen) Certified

    $59.00
    Original WWII German West Wall Medal (Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen) Certified.  The West Wall Medal was instituted by Adolf Hitler on August 2nd 1939 to recognize military personnel, including civilian employees, who assisted in the planning, construction or defence of German fortifications on the western border. Die struck, tombac construction medal with a bronze wash is in the form of a roughly, 41mm tall, 32mm wide, vertical oval with embossed, oak-leaf wreath edging encompassing a smooth field with an embossed national eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted swastika in its talons, positioned above a crossed spade and sword which are in turn positioned above a pillbox to the obverse. The reverse also has the embossed, oak-leaf wreath edging which encompasses embossed, Latin script, "Für Arbeit zum Schutze Deutschlands", (For Work on the Defenses of Germany), on a smooth background field. The medal loop and the ribbon suspension ring are both intact. Included is an original piece of rayon ribbon. Good condition with some wear and storage age  and expected issues.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.  Offer is for one (1) Western Wall Medal  as pictured. We have a few from a big collection and will pick the best one for you. 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 Mauser Relic Used On D-Day At Crisbecq Battery (Utah Beach) Normandy Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Mauser Relic Used On D-Day At Crisbecq Battery (Utah Beach) Normandy Certified. A standard K-98 German Mauser rifle, the main battle rifle of the German Army and SS in relic condition. This rifle was found at The German Crisbecq Battery behind Utah Beach in Normandy. The Crisbecq Battery was part of the Atlantic wall and held several large cannons. Crisbecq guns took out the USS Cory on D-Day. The Battery was a Kreigsmarine battery and had some Infantry support. The U.S. 4th Infantry division unsuccessfully tried to take the Battery after D-Day, eventually the U.S. 9th Division took the battery on June 11, 1944. There was a massive fight there and the Germans held out 5 days! The Case-mates and bunkers were eventually blown up by U.S. soldiers and many were sealed until the 1990's when French historians excavated the bunkers and many relics were found including this rifle! This rifle was obtained by the Gettysburg Museum of History from the owner of Crisbecq Battery that is now a Museum. A real piece of D-Day history! If you ever wanted a true D-Day/Normandy rifle here is your chance! 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.  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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    Interesting WWI German Veteran’s Pillow With Hand Sewn Design Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $75.00
    Interesting WWI German Veteran's Pillow With Hand Sewn Design Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. An unusual piece a nice medium pillow with sewn design for WWI German Veteran. In good condition a few tears and age related issues (see photos). The stuffing inside was changed at some point otherwise excellent.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.  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.

  • SS Leader Heinrich Himmler’s Personally Owned Childhood Post Card “Liberated” From His Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD SS Leader Heinrich Himmler's Personally Owned Childhood Post Card "Liberated" From His Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A postcard addressed to Heinrich Himmler with text and picture of cats with postage stamp and postal cancellation mark. It was mailed in 1911 when Himmler was just 11 years old! It is addressed to "Heini Himmler" a childhood nick name. Presumably from a family member . This card was saved by Himmler and was his personal property until it was "liberated" from his home as a war trophy by a U.S. Veteran. We have a collection of items removed from Himmler's home including his personal correspondence, personal photos and an Amber covered Mein Kamph book given to him or his wife by Hitler. This was from Himmler's lakeside home "Haus Lindenfycht" south of Munich. An amazing piece of history.  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one! A rare glimpse into the early life of Himmler. 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 WWI German Prussian Pickelhaube Spiked Helmet Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWI German Prussian Pickelhaube Spiked Helmet Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A very nice leather and zinc alloy classic German spiked helmet (Pickelhaube). The leather is very nice with some minor cracking. The liner is soft leather not stiff at all and complete (a rare feature). The chinstrap appears to have been replaced at some point. It has 2 National cockades one of each side instead of the Prussian one. The spike and the eagle are very nice with an even patina. Has a 1916 date stamp inside (see photos). Overall a very nice and good display helmet. The leather liner on this is one of the better ones we have seen in a while. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945 Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our 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. RARE!

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    Outstanding Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Field Police Helmet Brought Back By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $1,949.00
    Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Field Police Helmet Brought Back By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler’s appointment to Chef der Deutschen Polizei im Reichsministerium des Innern, on June 17TH 1936, he effectively had full control of all the police agencies within Germany. As a result of this appointment and the restructuring of all the separate German state police into a single national police force new regulations were instituted to bring about uniformity in dress for all police through-out the country. The new dress regulations included an attempt to standardize the helmets of the police and on July 28TH 1936 regulations once again altered the insignia on the police helmets with the new wreathed police eagle emblem to be applied to the left side of the helmet and the NSDAP, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker’s Party), party shield applied to the right side. The July 1936 police helmet insignia was utilized for the duration of the war. The stamped, sheet steel construction helmet retains about 97% of its slightly rough textured, field-grey paint. The left side of the helmet has a black based, silver, wreathed, police eagle/wreath/swastika decal which is retained about 97%. The right side of the helmet has a NSDAP party shield decal with a narrow black outer border, a red base field with a central, white, circle with a canted, black, swastika. The party shield decal is retained about 100%. All three liner retaining rivets are intact. Original liner band is present the M31 tan leather liner is fully intact with all fingers and original draw string.  The interior, reverse, neck guard apron has a stamped, serial number, "81" and marked "NS60", indicating manufacture by Vereinigte Deutsche Nickelwerke, AG. Schwerte,, size  size 60. Very nice untouched almost mint  German field Police Helmet. A very good "fresh find" (never in a collection)  example. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945 Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our 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. RARE!

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    SS Leader Heinrich Himmler’s Personally Owned Post Card “Liberated” From His Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $389.00
    SS Leader Heinrich Himmler's Personally Owned Post Card "Liberated" From His Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A postcard addressed to Heinrich Himmler with text and photo of a house with postage stamp and postal cancellation mark. This card was saved by Himmler and was his personal property until it was "liberated" from his home as a war trophy by a U.S. Veteran. We have a collection of items removed from Himmler's home including his personal correspondence, personal photos and an Amber covered Mein Kamph book given to him or his wife by Hitler. This was from Himmler's lakeside home "Haus Lindenfycht" south of Munich. An amazing piece of history.  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one! 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 Piece Of U.S. D-Day Used Barrage Balloon From Omaha Beach Certified

    $69.00
    Original Piece Of U.S. D-Day Used Barrage Balloon From Omaha Beach Certified. A very rare relic! from the Big Red One Museum Collection after a massive winter storm the remains of a D-Day Barrage Balloon was discovered on Omaha Beach. This balloon is in the Big Red One Museum in Normandy. This is a piece of that balloon, barrage balloons were attached to large steel cables and prevented German planes from striking landing ships and  forcing them to fly higher. A very rare and unique D-Day relic from Omaha Beach, Ex-big Red One Museum Normandy Collection. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. We have several pieces all about the same size. Very limited. A unique and very RARE relic from D-Day!  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.  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.

  • Outstanding Original WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) POLITICAL FLAG POLE FINIAL Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Outstanding Original WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) POLITICAL FLAG POLE FINIAL Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A polished aluminum flag pole finial, in the form of an eagle whose outstretched wings have a span of 24cm and which clutches a wreathed, mobile swastika in its talons. The obverse of the swastika is painted in black enamel, most of which has been retained. From the base of the wreath extends a collar, 70mm deep with a 25mm internal diameter. Two perforations may be seen to its exterior, along with a stamped RZM, "Reichszeugmeisterei" (National-material-control-office), logo and "M3/40/37," being a manufacturer’s code with a 1936 date. There is a few dings on the eagle (see photos) also slight black paint loss otherwise in good condition. A very rare and striking badge.   In good but worn condition some wear. Nice example issued with expected used condition.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic from 1936. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our 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. These are very desirable to collectors and rarely come up for sale, do not miss this!

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    Original WWII D-Day Used Life Belt Relic Recovered At Omaha Beach Normandy Certified

    $29.00
    Original WWII D-Day Used Life Belt Relic Recovered At Omaha Beach Normandy Certified. All U.S. troops landing at Omaha Beach were required to wear life belts. As soon as they hit dry beach they would discard the belts to fight. In the photos here you can see WWII U.S. Soldiers at Omaha Beach wearing life belts. About a decade and a half ago after a winter storm a group of life belt remains were found in the sea wall at Omaha Beach. Offered here is an original tube and brass valve from one of these D-Day used life belts. A rare relic from D-Day. We have a few and will select the best one for you. Don't miss this chance to get an authentic D-Day used life belt tube from this very historic location. 100% Guaranteed to authentic recovered at Omaha Beach. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Documented D-Day relics are very RARE and relic hunting in this area is no longer permitted. Also see our other items available on our 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.

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    Original WWII German Iron Cross Second Class 1939 Medal Brought Home By U.S. Veteran Certified

    $179.95
    BACK IN STOCK! Original WWII German Iron Cross Second Class Medal Brought Home By U.S. Veteran. Classic WWII German Iron Cross. Eisernes Kreuz II Klasse or EK2. It was worn as shown in the photos on the day of presentation. After that the ribbon only was worn. This is one of the most iconic medals of Germany in both WWI and WWII. We have several examples and will pick the best one for you. They very in condition from good to very good. It will include the ribbon and medal. Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war.100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Please see our other German Medals and Relics From WWII.  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 Era German NSDAP (Nazi) Party House of German Education July 12, 1936 (Gauleiter Hans Schemm) Porcelain Badge Certified

    $35.00
    Original WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) Party House of German Education July 12, 1936 (Gauleiter Hans Schemm) Porcelain Badge Certified. A very nice and very scarce high relief Nazi Party porcelain badge commemorating  the 1936 German House of Education. In excellent condition original pin still attached to the back and the maker mark is on the reverse. 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.

  • Rare Original WWII Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich "Beer-Hall" Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS sleeve eagle. Second pattern, (Circa 1939-1945), machine embroidered, SS sleeve eagle with out-stretched wings in silvery/grey, rayon threads on a black wool base. This is the final pattern machine embroidered version. captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy. Fresh “out of the woods” Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and diff cult to find  in excellent condition. 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 Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Waffen SS Bevo "Tropical"  Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich "Beer-Hall" Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS sleeve eagle.Second pattern, (Circa 1942-1945), machine woven, tropical SS sleeve eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in its talons in golden/tan rayon threads on a woven, black, rayon base.  captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy.  Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and difficult to find  in excellent condition. 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 WWI German Combat Cross Of Honor 1914-1918 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $17.00
    Original WWI German Combat Cross Of Honor 1914-1918  Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Instituted in July of 1934 by von Hindenburg (resulting in its erroneous designation as the "Hindenburg Cross") to recognize service in WWI. It ranked beneath bravery awards but above other service and campaign awards. Die struck, magnetic sheet metal award with a bronze wash. The award is in the form of a cross Patté with a central circular motif featuring an embossed laurel leaf wreath encompassing the embossed dates, "1914-1918", on a smooth background field. The cross has swords emanating upwards between its arms, indicating a combatant's award. The cross has a plain reverse with embossed manufacturer's initials. The cross’s ribbon suspension loop and ring are both intact. The original ribbon is not present. Brought home by a U.S. Veteran as a war trophy. We have several and we will pick the best one for you. All in good condition with minor storage wear to the medal. Offering is for one (1) medal. An honest untouched U.S. Veteran bring back German medal. 100% Guarenteed to be authentic. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Very limited supply.  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 WWI German Combat Cross Of Honor 1914-1918 With Ribbon Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $29.00
    Original WWI German Combat Cross Of Honor 1914-1918 With Ribbon Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Instituted in July of 1934 by von Hindenburg (resulting in its erroneous designation as the "Hindenburg Cross") to recognize service in WWI. It ranked beneath bravery awards but above other service and campaign awards. Die struck, magnetic sheet metal award with a bronze wash. The award is in the form of a cross Patté with a central circular motif featuring an embossed laurel leaf wreath encompassing the embossed dates, "1914-1918", on a smooth background field. The cross has swords emanating upwards between its arms, indicating a combatant's award. The cross has a plain reverse with embossed manufacturer's initials. The cross’s ribbon suspension loop and ring are both intact. Cross comes complete with a 6cm piece of original original ribbon. Brought home by a U.S. Veteran as a war trophy. We have several and we will pick the best one for you. All in good condition with minor storage wear to the medal. Offering is for one (1) medal. An honest untouched U.S. Veteran bring back German medal. 100% Guarenteed to be authentic. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Very limited supply.  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 Mega Rare WWII Era German Early Black Allgemeine SS Leader’s Uniform For An OBERSTURMFUHRER (Officer) Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    ON HOLD Original Mega Rare WWII Era German Early Black Allgemeine SS Leader's Uniform For A OBERSTURMFUHRER (Officer) Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. An early black SS leader's uniform for a OBERSTURMFUHRER assigned to the SS Gerichtsdienst (SS Legal/Court Service).  This was the SS Legal branch which developed the laws and legal codes (Including "Nuremberg" race laws) for the SS, Police, Secret Police, and other organizations under the auspices of the SS.  The uniform is made of an early quality black wool trikot in standard SS rock form.  4 button front, 2 pleated patch pockets, 2 slash side pockets, and includes a rare lapel buttonhole, a feature seen in early period photographs of Himmler and other SS leaders.  The rank is Obersturmfuher with unmarked unit tab and sleeve-band.  It has several loops on the tunic for awards and medals. This is a very high quality piece with black silk lining, off white silk sleeve lining, and an internal slit for wearing of an SS  dagger or Degen.  The buttonhole NSDAP (Nazi Party) membership badge was present in the lapel buttonhole when we obtained the uniform and we have left it there.  The tunic was worn quite a bit, judging from the wear to the front edge where the cross strap would rub against it, pocket flap edges, and so on, so this wasn't sitting in the closet during the Third Reich period. There is a small repaired tear in the  right sleeve that you can see in the photos, which looks like it was period mended. Very RARE tunic from a very small department of the SS!  100% Guaranteed to be authentic, A very collectible, investment quality,  authentic SS uniform that is among the most desirable and rare of all Third Reich Relics.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History.  An important piece of WWII/Third Reich history. The original WWII period photos shown are not this uniform  but are shown in this listing to show SS  black uniforms in use. 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. Do not miss this rare opportunity!

  • Original WWII Era German SS Dagger Named To SS- Sturmmann Vikror Stroh By Rich Abr. Herder Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Era German SS Dagger Made By Rich Abr. Herder  brought home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Early Model 1933 Enlisted Man's SS Dagger. This dagger has the SS number 104575 stamped into the dagger and scabbard. The earlier ones had the SS man's SS number making identification possible. This dagger belonged to SS-Sturmmann Viktor Stroh and we included his research file (see photos). This fine and most desirable dagger has the Rich Abr. Herder name and all of the classic qualities associated with this respected producer. This is an untouched un-messed with U.S. Vet bring back. The ebony handle is nice a with some minor wear. The top screw has only minor surface scratching and looks like it was never taken apart, this grip fits like a  glove. The SS runes button has a couple of minor blemishes in the enamel surface, but there is no enamel missing. The silver SS runes are in good condition with their accompanying dual circles around them. The nickel grip eagle is nice There is minor wear to the breast feathering, but the bird's head, wing feathering, talons, wreath and swastika remain crisp. The scabbard is straight throughout, having slight loss of the anodized surfaces. The  only real issue with this dagger is the blade has some scratching (see photos)  the Vet cleaned it or sharpened it  a real shame but make this otherwise very expensive dagger a real bargain.  The scabbard mounts are matching nickel. They are in fine condition  The original nickel screws are all present (see photos). The blade is in good untouched condition  It is bright and has some of its crossgrain. The SS motto is deeply etched and nice. Beneath is the factory name and location, "Rich Abr. Herder Solingen". The blade shoulders perfectly meet the lower crossguard. very early pre-RZM. Due to the minor condition issues is very affordable and 100% Guaranteed to be authentic and un-repaired just as it came back from Germany in 1945.  Excellent  used example showing the expected  age and wear. Brought home by a U.S. Veteran as a trophy of war. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic, A very collectible  authentic SS dagger that are among the most desirable of all Third Reich Relics.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. Also included is the research file on this SS solider. Having the name and information about the owner of the SS dagger makes this an important piece of WWII/Third Reich history. The photos shown are not Stroh but are included in this listing to show SS daggers in use. 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. Do not miss this!

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    Original WWII German AUXILIARY & SECURITY POLIZEI (SCHUMA) EM/NCO’S Cap Insignia Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $69.00
    Original WWII German AUXILIARY & SECURITY POLIZEI (SCHUMA) EM/NCO'S Cap Insignia Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified.  Originally the army had established small auxiliary police units for these purposes which were followed by SS, Schutz Staffel, (Protection Squad), action groups. The machine woven insignia consists of a vertically angular, canted swastika encompassed by a vertically oval, laurel leaf wreath in silver/grey rayon threads, mounted on a vertically oval, woven, black rayon base. The insignia is in overall excellent, unissued condition.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS/police  items are  very collectible and difficult to find  in excellent condition.  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 Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Waffen SS Bevo Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich "Beer-Hall" Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS sleeve eagle.Second pattern, (Circa 1942-1945), machine woven,  SS sleeve eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in its talons in golden/tan rayon threads on a woven, black, rayon base.  captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy.  Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and difficult to find  in excellent condition. 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 Waffen SS “Cut Off” By A U.S. Veteran Cap Skull (Totenkopf) Certified RARE!

    $575.00
    Original WWII German Waffen SS "Cut Off" By A U.S. Veteran Cap Skull (Totenkopf) Certified RARE! The machine woven example was first introduced sometime in 1939, and was based on the 1934, metal pattern skull. The machine woven skull was designed for use on the overseas and M43 style caps although it was also occasionally utilized on the visor hats.  BeVo, machine woven construction skull and cross bones in silvery/grey threads with black accent threads on a cut-out woven black rayon base. The skull features a bottom jaw, dual rows of teeth and nice eye, nose and cranium detailing. The skull was torn of a cap. So many of these in the collectors market are mint found in factories at the end of the war. This is a true combat worn "Cut Off" from a cap. "Cut Offs" have become very desirable by collectors because of their combat worn status. WWII Allied soldiers would sometimes "Cut Off" the eagle or skull from a dead or captured enemy solider as a souvenir. Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and difficult to find  in "Cut off"  condition. 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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    Very Rare WWI Patriotic German Woman’s 1914 Iron Cross Beaded Hand Bag Certified

    $99.00
    Very Rare WWI Patriotic German Woman's 1914 Iron Cross Beaded Hand Bag Certified. A very interesting seldom seen WWI German Woman's purse made of beads. It had a 1914 Iron Cross motif, with black rope straps.  There is a black satin liner. Some slight tearing in the lining (not visible on the outside). A few of the rings that for the straps are loose, otherwise excellent condition being over 100 years old. An amazing rare piece of WWI patriotic history. 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. A rare find!