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    Original WWII German DAF Belt Buckle (Koppelschloss) Brought Back By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $129.00
    Original WWII German DAF Belt Buckle (Koppelschloss) Brought Back By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Die stamped, natural aluminum, box buckle features a plain field with a high relief, embossed fourteen tooth cogwheel encompassing a canted swastika to center. Buckle also has a small embossed circular bead to each corner. Slightly bent on the lip. Reverse with brazed buckle catch, prong bar, and prongs all intact. Reverse well marked with impressed RZM logo with single circular border and, "M4/24" indicating for for Friedrich Linden, Lüdenscheid. Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. 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.  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 One!

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    Original WWII German DSVB STATE SHOOTING ASSOCIATION AWARD Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $169.00
    SOLD Original WWII German DSVB State Shooting Badge  1943 Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. (Standschützenverband-auszeichnung) A 53mm diameter, stamped bronze or bronze-washed alloy award with enamel detailing. Its obverse features a stylized, spread-winged eagle, in red enamel, with a spray of green enameled laurels to either side of its head, and with a white enameled, circular target in its talons, against which is a mobile swastika, and beneath which are embossed sprays of oak leaves. The concentric circles and the swastika to the target, as well as the articulations to the eagle and laurels, are gold colored. Encircling all of that is "19" and "39" embossed to either side of "Tiroler" (Tyrolean - referring to an area in western Austria) along the top, and "Landesschiessen" (Country-shooting) along the bottom. To its reverse, crimped to a brazed plate, is a horizontal pin-back device, Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. 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.  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 One! Excellent scarce badge.

  • Outstanding Original WWI German Solider’s Parade Medal Bar And Matching Ribbon Bar With Iron Cross And Cross Of Honor Certified

    SOLD Outstanding Original WWI German Solider's Parade Medal Bar And Matching Ribbon Bar With Iron Cross And Cross Of Honor Certified. Consists of a 1914 EKII Iron Cross 2nd Class) and a 1914-18 Cross of Honor w/swords. Complete with original pin-back device. Also has the original ribbon bar that originally came with this set. A great real WWI German combat solider's set. An honest untouched German medal bar. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  Please also see our other 1914 Iron Crosses and 1939 Nazi marked versions on our web page. Freshly "picked" from Germany!

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    Original WWII German Police 8 Year Long Service Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $125.00
    Original WWII German Police 8 Year Long Service Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified . On January 30TH 1938 Adolf Hitler instituted a series of Long Service Awards to recognize loyal long service in the police. The award was originally issued in three classes with the first class award for twenty-five years service, the second class award for eighteen years service and the third class award for eight years service. (Polizei-Dienstauszeichnung für 8 Dienstjahre). Constructed of silvered bronze, on loop for suspension from its period original ribbon, the obverse consisting of an oval oak leaf wreath, overlaid by Ordnungspolizei-style German national eagle, the reverse with a central number “8”, circumscribed by an inscription of “FÜR TREUE DIENSTE IN DER POLIZEI” (“FOR FAITHFUL SERVICE IN THE POLICE”), measuring 38.12 mm in diameter, in overall in good condition. In typical U.S. Veteran bring-back issued condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic.  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 Early German SA Belt Buckle (Scarce Small Version) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $139.00
    Original early German SA (Hitler's Brown Shirts) Belt Buckle (Small Variant) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The SA, meant "Sturmabteilung" (Storm-troops), Brown Shirts.The 55mm x 36mm, slightly convex, stamped brass, two-piece construction buckle features, to its obverse, a plain field upon which is an embossed, political-style national eagle clutching the laurel surround to a canted swastika on a slightly domed, plain field. The eagle’s head falls on the outside of a ribbed border with simulated twisted rope trim to its inner and outer edges. The ribbed border, which is 34mm in outside diameter, has a spray of oak leaves to its base, with the eagle’s wings extending into it at the top. To the reverse is its raised buckle catch, and a prong bar with dual prongs, for the belt’s retaining tongue. Unmarked. Nice example showing the expected minor age and wear overall good  condition.  We placed this small buckle next to a full size one for size comparison (offering is for the small version). One of the classic desirable collector's items  from the third Reich in used but good condition.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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.

  • Original WWII Era German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original  WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard  medium  Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided  14"/11" standard cotton bunting style material with separate sewn white disk and screened swastika.   A fantastic piece of WWII history . in good condition bright red no fading with Very minor storage wear  otherwise good!  This flag is  A good quality version and one of the better displayable  sizes  for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag captured by a U.S  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 solider as a trophy of war. A very desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one!  Scarce in this size. 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, Don't miss it!

  • 2X Original WWII German Luftwaffe Breast Eagles Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD 2X Original WWII German Luftwaffe Breast Eagles Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. First is a  Machine embroidered, second pattern, (Circa 1936/1937-1945), Luftwaffe eagle, clutching a canted swastika in one talon, in silvery/grey rayon threads on a cut-out Luftwaffe blue/grey wool base. Second is Machine embroidered, second pattern, (Circa 1936/1937-1945), Luftwaffe eagle, clutching a canted swastika in it's talons, in silvery/grey cotton threads on a cut-out, inverted triangular, blue/gray cotton base. The eagle has a roughly, 83mm wingspan from tip to tip. a more scarce version from works shirts. Nice used example showing the expected age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider 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, Don't miss it!

  • Original WWII 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class Combat Worn Brought Home By A U.S. Soldier Certified

    SOLD Original WWII 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class Combat Worn Brought Home By A U.S. 45th Division Soldier Certified. 1939 pattern, die struck, three piece, iron and nickel/silver plated alloy construction Pattée style cross with a single piece iron core and a two piece alloy frame. The obverse of the award features an embossed, central, canted, swastika with the re-institution date, "1939", to the bottom arm. The swastika stands out in nice, high relief while the date is somewhat lower. The plain reverse has a solid, soldered block type hinge, a broad, tapering, vertical "Coke " bottle, pin and original catch all intact Maker marked L/13 for  Paul Meybauer, Berlin. Nice combat worn example.  This un-touched, un-cleaned, Iron Cross 1st class was brought home by a U.S. Soldier clearly a combat worn example. Nice example showing the expected minor age and wear overall good  condition.  One of the classic desirable collector's items  from the third Reich in combat used but good condition.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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. Great Iron Cross  don't miss it!

  • Original WWII German Political Leader Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Political Leader Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The circular Political Leader’s buckle was introduced in 1940, a double open-claw buckle having been used prior to that and, prior to 1934, the SA buckle. A stamped, gold-washed aluminum belt buckle features a spread-winged eagle with a wreathed, mobile swastika in its talons. Encircling the eagle is a wreath of oak leaves, which the eagle’s wings extend into. To its solid, concave reverse is a buckle catch, opposite of which is crimped a keeper in the form of an open, vertical rectangle. Seen from the obverse, the inner bar of the keeper is decorated with an oak leaf motif. Embossed above the catch and crimped keeper to the reverse is an RZM, "Reichszeugmeisterei" (National-materiel-control-office), logo, alongside of which is "M4/72 for  Wilhelm Deumer, of Lüdenscheid.  Nice example showing the expected minor age and wear overall good condition.  One of the classic desirable collector's items  from the third Reich in used but good condition.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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. Outstanding example!

  • Original WWII Era German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original  WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard  medium  Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided  17"/13"! standard cotton bunting style material with separate sewn white disk and screened swastika.   A fantastic piece of WWII history .  in good condition bright red no fading with Very minor storage wear  otherwise good!  This flag is  A good quality version and one of the better displayable  sizes  for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag captured by a U.S  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 solider as a trophy of war. A very desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one!  Scarce in this size. 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, Don't miss it!

  • Extremely RARE Cased 1929 German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Nuremberg Rally Bronze Table Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Extremely RARE Cased 1929 German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Nuremberg Rally Bronze Table Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Nuremberg Party Day 1929 bronze Plaque, cased. Marked "F. HOFFSTATTER BONN 800" to reverse. Made of heavy bronze. The cased labeled "Reichsparteitag Närnberg 1929". Both case and plaque in excellent condition. Extremely rare to find with case.78mm X 34.5mm. Weighs 1.5 ozThe design depicts an eagle alighting on a German steel helmet emblazoned with a swastika below a city scape of "Närnberg" with the legend "1914 ä1919 N.S.D.A.P. Parteitag 1929". Very rare early Nazi party table medal with it's case.  Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. 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.  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 One! Excellent Mega Rare Early Nazi Party Table Medal.

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    Original WWII German SA Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $149.00
    Original WWII German SA (Hitler's Brown Shirts) Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The SA, meant "Sturmabteilung" (Storm-troops), Brown Shirts. The 65mm x 50mm, slightly convex, stamped brass, two-piece construction buckle features, to its obverse, a plain field upon which is an embossed, political-style national eagle clutching the laurel surround to a mobile swastika on a slightly domed, plain field. The eagle’s head falls on the inside of a ribbed border with simulated twisted rope trim to its inner and outer edges. The ribbed border, which is 42mm in outside diameter, has a spray of oak leaves to its base, with the eagle’s wings extending into it at the top. To the reverse is its raised buckle catch, and a prong bar with dual prongs, for the belt’s retaining tongue. Maker marked RZM M/183  by Schmal & Schultze.  Nice example showing the expected minor age and wear overall good  condition.  One of the classic desirable collector's items  from the third Reich in used but good condition.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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.

  • Excellent Condition Original WWII Era German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original  WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard  large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  excellent  condition (almost mint) double sided  37"/57"! standard cotton bunting style material with separate sewn white disk and screened swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history . Has 3 tie ropes for attaching to a pole or building (see photos) in good condition with Very minor storage wear and a few very minor scuffs  otherwise good!  Has a trace of a maker's stamp (see last flag photo). flag is  A good quality version and one of the better large sizes for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag 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 solider as a trophy of war. A very desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one!  Scarce in this size. 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, Excellent almost mint condition! Don't miss it!

  • Original Group Of 5 WWII Era German Badges Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certifi

    SOLD A Group Of 5 WWII Era German Badges Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A nice small assortment of German badges (some scarce) typical U.S. Veteran bring backs. An instant collection. Great for beginner collectors or advanced. In good condition Some have slight condition issues.  A very interesting lot.  A very reasonable price.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. 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 Horsemans Badge In Bronze (Deutsches Reiterabzeichen) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran, Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Horsemans Badge In Bronze (Deutsches Reiterabzeichen) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran, Certified. Instituted in 1930 by the German National Federation for the Breeding and Testing of Thoroughbreds, and designed by W. Heitinger, the German Horseman’s Badge was awarded in bronze, silver and gold, with the bronze awarded for successes in horse racing. It would later become a national award and was worn on the left breast of the uniform. The die struck, bronze-washed alloy badge takes the form of a vertically oval oak leaf wreath with an "R" (for "Reiter"), within a belt-like surround, to its base, above which, encircled by the wreath, is a profiled horse and rider. A hinged pin is to the top of its hollow-backed reverse, and a corresponding catch is to its base. "Gesetzlich Geschützt" (By-law Protected) is embossed to the reverse of one side of the wreath, and the manufacturer’s name and location, "Steinhauer & Luck, Ludenscheld"" is embossed to the other.  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.

  • Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) M-35 Sports Shirt Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Luftwaffe (Airforce) M-35 Sports Shirt Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. 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. Of Note: NCO ranks were identified by the addition of a black stripe around the neck of the sports shirt.  The insignia consists of a roughly, 9cm x 16cm 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, 14cm wide from tip to tip. Scarce smaller sized variant.  Removed from shirt, back still has shirt attached (see photos) Typical storage wear, good condition some fading.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. 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 Clasp To The Iron Cross 1st Class Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $395.00
    Original WWII German Clasp To The Iron Cross 1st Class Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. On September 1ST 1939 Hitler once more reinstituted the Iron Cross series of awards in the First and Second Classes and established the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross and two new Spangen, (Bars), for the first and second class awards to be bestowed to recipients of the 1939 Iron Cross who had also been awarded a first or second class 1914 Iron Cross during WWI. Originally the first pattern of this award had slightly scalloped tips to the ends of the date bar which was soon replaced with the second pattern award with diagonally angled ends. Recipients of an Iron Cross Bar were permitted, with the proper documentation, to privately purchase a jeweler’s copy of the award, at their own expense, if so desired. Due to the prestige of the award personnel who could afford it would opt to buy a jeweler’s copy for everyday wear with the actual award being put away for safe keeping. Nicely detailed, second pattern, die struck alloy construction award with a polished nickel/silver plated finish. The award is in the form of a national eagle with outstretched wings, clutching an oak-leaf wreath which encompasses a canted swastika above a horizontal, trapezoidal, date bar with diagonally angled ends, and embossed institution date, "1939". The award shows nice detailing including feathering to the eagles wings and a subtly textured background field to the swastika and the date bar. The plain reverse has all of its original horizontal, pin back intact. Maker mark L/11 for Wilhelm Deumer, Ludensched, Postfach. 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.

  • Original WWII German Pistol Shooting Badge (District Master) 1943 Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII German Pistol Shooting Badge (District Master) 1943 Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A 40MM diameter, stamped alloy badge with painted detail on a pebbled, golden base. A green laurel-leaf wreath crowns a stylized red eagle clutching a target with a superimposed mobile swastika. The target is flanked by the red date "1943," with the embossed script to the bottom, "Pistole". The reverse has  soldered base of the intact pin back device. Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. 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.  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 One! Excellent scarce badge.

  • Original WWII German RLB EM/NCO’S BELT BUCKLE. (Koppelschloß) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German RLB EM/NCO'S BELT BUCKLE. (Koppelschloß) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. First pattern, (Circa 1933-May 1937),silver washed, die stamped, alloy construction, RLB EM/NCO’s box belt buckle features a pebbled outer field with a central, embossed, 1927 pattern, political style national eagle, with out-stretched, slightly downward angled wings, clutching a canted, swastika on a domed, pebbled, background field which is encompassed by an embossed, circular, laurel leaf wreath. The reverse of the buckle is a mirror image of the obverse, excluding the pebbled outer field. The reverse of the buckle has the buckle catch, prong bar and prongs all intact.  Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. Good  worn  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.  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 One! Excellent scarce belt buckle.

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    Original WWII German Female RAD Brooch Maker Marked Assmann Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $74.00
    Original WWII German Female RAD Brooch Maker Marked Assmann Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The female version of the male RAD, Reichsarbeitsdienst, (National Labor Service), was originally established in February 1933 and was considered a sub-section of the National Sozialistches Frauenschaft, (National Socialist Women's Organization). In April 1936 the female labor service was dissociated with the NS Frauenschaft and was given the official designation, RADwj, Reichsarbeitsdienst der weiblichen Jugend, (National Labor Service for Young females).   A finely detailed, 45mm wide and 35mm tall, horizontally oval, injection molded alloy brooch with a silver wash. The brooch features embossed stylized "rope" coils surrounding a central recessed, ribbed, circular field which encompassing an embossed, canted swastika flanked by embossed sheaths of wheat on a pebbled background field. Makers marked "A" for Assmann. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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.

  • Original Group Of 5 WWII Era German Badges Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD A Group Of 5 WWII Era German Badges Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A nice small assortment of German badges (some scarce) typical U.S. Veteran bring backs. An instant collection. Great for beginner collectors or advanced. In good condition Some have slight condition issues.  A very interesting lot.  A very reasonable price.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. 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 Era German Social Welfare Red Cross Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII Era German Social Welfare Red Cross Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. On May 1ST 1939, Hitler introduced a series of four Social Welfare awards to replace the earlier DRK, Deutsche Rote Kreuz, (German Red Cross) awards. The earlier DRK awards only recognized loyal service in the DRK while the new Social Welfare awards recognized a wider scope of social welfare service.Fourth class, die struck alloy award. The roughly 38mm diameter, circular award features the embossed Social Welfare emblem of a Greek style cross with slightly textured arms with a stylized national eagle with down-swept wings superimposed to the center of the obverse on a plain field background. The reverse of the award features embossed Gothic script on a plain background field, "Medaille für Deutsche Volkspflege", (Medal for German Social Welfare). The medal ring and ribbon suspension ring are complete. Medal comes with an original piece of ribbed rayon ribbon. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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.

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    Original WWII German Cased 25 Year Silver FAITHFUL SERVICE Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $139.00
    Original WWII German 25 Year FAITHFUL SERVICE Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. On January 30th, 1938, Hitler instituted the Faithful Service Decoration, in three classes, to recognize long-serving civil servants and public works personnel. The decorations were intended to be an incentive for the civilian population to foster workplace loyalty and create a stable civil service. A second class, die struck alloy decoration with silver wash  plated highlights, a frosted silver finish and a black enamel swastika. The decoration is in the form of a cross Pattée with a circular oak-leaf wreath extending between the arms of the cross. The center of the cross has a square plate with a black enameled static swastika to the obverse, and the embossed Gothic script to the reverse, "Für treue Dienste" (For Loyal Service). The arms of the cross have a slightly textured background field with a smooth, dual stepped, raised outer edge. Complete with original ribbon. Has the original red cardboard case. Maker mark on case. Typical  age toning and some storage wear. a very  Nice example.  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. A very  rare artifact.

  • Original WWII Named Bronze German War Merit Cross With Swords 2nd Class With Ribbon And Issue Document Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD The War Merit Cross (Bronze) 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. Die struck bronze alloy service award with a zinc wash is in the form of a Maltese style cross with a circular centerpiece with an embossed, canted, swastika encircled by a nicely detailed oak-leaf wreath to the obverse. The reverse centerpiece has the embossed date,"1939", which is also encompassed by a nicely detailed oak-leaf wreath. The background field of both the obverse and reverse centerpieces is smooth while the arms of the cross have a pebbled background field with raised, smooth, outer edges. The medal loop and ribbon suspension ring are both intact. Comes with original issue document named to Oberfeldwebel Karl Eils on August 10, 1941. The award comes complete with a piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon. Very rare to find named medals with original document.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic from 1941. 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.

  • Original WWII German DEUTSCHER VOLKSSTURM WEHRMACHT” ARMBAND Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German DEUTSCHER VOLKSSTURM WEHRMACHT" ARMBAND Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Official pattern armband with a multi-colored, printed design featuring horizontal, red bordered, top and bottom edges and a black/white/black center stripe. The armband has white printed Latin script, "Deutscher Volkssturm Wehrmacht", (German People’s Militia Armed Forces), in two lines, to the front center which is flanked by a white national eagle, with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika to either side. The reverse of the armband has a central, machine stitched, vertical seam. Excellent example.  In good condition. 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.  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 FOUR YEAR LONG SERVICE MEDAL. (Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnungen) Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Luftwaffe FOUR YEAR LONG SERVICE MEDAL. (Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnungen) Certified. Silver washed, die struck, sheet metal construction, fourth class award for four years service, features an embossed Wehrmacht, (Armed Forces), style eagle with down swept wings, clutching a canted, swastika in it’s talons, 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, "4" to the center encompassed by an embossed, circular, oak-leaf wreath. Single parade mount with original pin back device. With Luftwaffe eagle cypher. Nice! 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.  A great German RARE grouping  freshly "picked" from Germany!

  • Original Adolf Hitler 1933 Election Anniversary Badge Brought Home By A U.S. Soldier Certified

    SOLD Original Adolf Hitler 1933 Election Anniversary Badge Brought Home By A U.S. Soldier Certified. A thin, 30mm diameter, cast brass badge whose obverse features a profile portrait of Hitler surrounded by words Ein Volk, Ein Riech, Ein Fuhrer (One People, One Empire, One Leader) . A vertical pin-back device is to its reverse. From the commemoration of Hitler's 1933 election. Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. It has the remains of a paper tag on back (see photos). 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. Hitler items are  very collectible and difficult to find.  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 Outstanding WWI 1914 Parade Mounted Iron Cross 2nd Class Medal Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWI 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class Medal With Parade Mount Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History.  1914 pattern, die struck, three piece, iron and alloy construction Pattée style cross with a single piece iron core and two piece silver alloy frame. The obverse of the cross features an embossed, central, "W" cypher for King Wilhelm II, re-institution date, "1914", to the bottom arm and a King’s crown to the top arm. The reverse of the cross features an embossed, central, oak-leaf cluster, with the "FW" cypher for King Friedrich Wilhelm III, a King’s crown to the top arm and the original institution date, "1813", to the bottom arm. All the emblems are in nice high relief. The ribbon suspension loop and ring are both intact. The cross comes complete with a piece of ribbed rayon ribbon fashioned into a parade mount with high quality pin back. In good condition with minor storage wear to the medal.  An honest untouched German medal. 100% guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  Please also see our 1939 Nazi marked versions on our web page.

  • Original WWII German Cased 25 Year Silver FAITHFUL SERVICE Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German 25 Year FAITHFUL SERVICE Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. On January 30th, 1938, Hitler instituted the Faithful Service Decoration, in three classes, to recognize long-serving civil servants and public works personnel. The decorations were intended to be an incentive for the civilian population to foster workplace loyalty and create a stable civil service. A second class, die struck alloy decoration with silver wash  plated highlights, a frosted silver finish and a black enamel swastika. The decoration is in the form of a cross Pattée with a circular oak-leaf wreath extending between the arms of the cross. The center of the cross has a square plate with a black enameled static swastika to the obverse, and the embossed Gothic script to the reverse, "Für treue Dienste" (For Loyal Service). The arms of the cross have a slightly textured background field with a smooth, dual stepped, raised outer edge. Complete with original ribbon. Has the original red cardboard case. Typical  age toning and some storage wear. a very  Nice example.  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. A very  rare artifact.

  • Very Rare “SPECIAL GRADE” FIFTY YEAR FAITHFUL SERVICE DECORATION. (Treudienst Ehrenzeichen) Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Very Rare "SPECIAL GRADE" FIFTY YEAR FAITHFUL SERVICE DECORATION. (Treudienst Ehrenzeichen) Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Fifty year "special grade", die struck alloy decoration with a plated, gilt wreath & silver cross with a black enamel swastika. The decoration is in the form of a cross Patté with a circular oak-leaf wreath extending between the arms of the cross. The center of the cross has a square plate with a black enameled static swastika to the obverse, and the embossed Gothic script to the reverse, "Für treue Arbeit" (For Loyal Work). The arms of the cross have a textured background field with a smooth, dual stepped, raised outer edge. Upper arm of the cross has the number "50". Shows slight age tarnish and wear. Complete with original ribbon.   Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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. Great rare medal,  don’t miss it!

  • Original Outstanding Condition WWII 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class Marker Marked Certified

    Sold Original WWII 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class Maker Marked Certified. 1939 pattern, die struck, three piece, iron and nickel/silver plated alloy construction Pattée style cross with a single piece iron core and a two piece alloy frame. The obverse of the award features an embossed, central, canted, swastika with the re-institution date, "1939", to the bottom arm. The swastika stands out in nice, high relief while the date is somewhat lower. The plain reverse has a solid, soldered block type hinge, a broad, tapering, vertical "Coke " bottle, pin and original catch all intact. Unmarked. Nice combat worn example.  This un-touched, un-cleaned, maker marked at bottom of catch “L/11” (Wilhelm Deumer, Lüdenscheid). Nice example showing the expected minor age and wear overall good  condition.  One of the classic desirable collector's items  from the third Reich in  good condition.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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. Great Iron Cross  don't miss it!

  • Original Group Of 5 WWII Era German Badges Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD A Group Of 5 WWII Era German Badges Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A nice small assortment of German badges (some scarce) typical U.S. Veteran bring backs. An instant collection. Great for beginner collectors or advanced. In good condition Some have slight condition issues.  A very interesting lot.  A very reasonable price.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. 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.

  • Extremely RARE SS Officer Reinhard Heydrich Personally Owned Book Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Extremely RARE SS Officer Reinhard Heydrich Personally Owned Book Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. Many of Heydrich's personal items were stored in Munich with the plan to build a memorial museum to him, this never happened and serval of his items fell into the hands of U.S. Soliders.  FROM THE LIBRARY OF REINHARD HEYDRICH "Einst Wird Kommen Der Tag" One Day The Day Will Come Book from the library of notorious SS-Gruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich. This  in brown cloth and paper with gilt paper. The front paste-down bears Heydrich's 3 " x 4 " SS bookplate imprinted with his name at bottom. Fine condition.  Reinhard Heydrichs  items are EXTREMELY RARE and seldomly come onto the open market. 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. Do not miss this investment grade rare historical book.

  • Original WWII Era German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original  WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard  medium  Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided  18"/29"! standard cotton bunting style material with separate sewn white disk and screened swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history . Has loop for attaching to a pole or building (see photos) in good condition bright red no fading with Very minor storage wear and a few very minor scuffs  and stains otherwise good!  This flag is  A good quality version and one of the better large sizes for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag captured by a U.S  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 solider as a trophy of war. A very desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one!  Scarce in this size. 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, Don't miss it!

  • Very Rare Original WWII German Luftschutz 1st Pattern Steel Buckle Maker Mark RS&S Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Very Rare Original WWII German Luftschutz 1st Pattern Steel Buckle Maker Mark RS&S Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A very hard buckle to find. This example is in excellent condition, 1st pattern all steel construction. Has the maker mark RS&S for the maker Richard Sieper & Sohn Ludenscheid  stamped into the back (see photos). Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. Good  worn  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.  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 One! Excellent scarce belt buckle.

  • Outstanding WWII German Army Single Decal (Ex Double Decal) M-35 Helmet Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Excellent! WWII German Army  Single Decal M-42 Combat Helmet Certified. The stamped sheet steel construction helmet retains most of its original factory applied apple green over paint. The left side of the helmet has Wehrmacht eagle decal which is retained about 95%.  The outline of the tri-color decal has been removed per the orders of 1942 on the right side. All three liner retaining rivets and both inserted ventilation bushings are all intact. The interior of the helmet has an excellent  M31 tan leather liner with all of its fingers and original tie string intact. The interior reverse neck guard apron is serial/lot number stamped, "3468", and the interior left side apron is stamped with the manufacturers code and size, "E.F. 60", indicating manufacture by Emaillierwerk, AG Fulda, size 60. The helmet comes complete with a blackened leather chinstrap with a natural aluminum pronged buckle and retaining studs. Chinstrap has Koln makers mark and a 1940 date. Nice untouched helmet.  An outstanding WWII U.S. Veteran bring back helmet. Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. Good  worn  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.  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. If you like good combat used US vet bring backs this is a great example! Do Not Miss This One! Excellent Early helmet.

  • Original WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi Party) Cloth Parade Pennant Type Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi Party) Cloth Parade Pennant Type Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided   6.5″/10″ standard cotton bunting style material with screened  swastika.    A fantastic piece of WWII history  .In good condition with Very minor storage wear  no fading  (see photos) one side has a few scuffs and marks and small stain.  some minor holes. This flag is  A standard quality version with reinforced edge.  Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice used example showing the expected age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. A very displayable  size  in good condition an outstanding  example.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.  Don’t miss it!

  • Original WWII German FOUR YEAR LONG SERVICE MEDAL. (Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnungen) Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German FOUR YEAR LONG SERVICE MEDAL. (Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnungen) Certified. Silver washed, die struck, sheet metal construction, fourth class award for four years service, features an embossed Wehrmacht, (Armed Forces), style eagle with down swept wings, clutching a canted, swastika in it’s talons, 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, "4" to the center encompassed by an embossed, circular, oak-leaf wreath. With section of blue ribbon with eagle device. 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.  A great German RARE grouping  freshly "picked" from Germany!

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    Original German Army (Heer) Belt Buckle (Maker Marked) Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

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    Original German Army (Heer) Combat  Belt Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. 1940 pattern, field-grey painted, stamped steel construction, combat box buckle features a smooth outer field with a high relief, embossed Wehrmacht eagle with down swept wings to the slightly domed center, encompassed by an oak-leaf cluster to the bottom and script, "Gott Mit Uns", (God With Us), to the top. The oak-leaf cluster and script are on a ribbed background and are encircled by both an inner and outer simulated twisted rope border. The reverse of the buckle is a mirror image of the obverse. The reverse has the brazed buckle catch, prong bar and prongs all intact. The reverse is well marked with the stamped manufactures initials, "IKA",   encompassing the date, "41", indicating , manufacture by  "Julius Kremp, Lüdenscheid"  Nice example issued with expected wear, some paint loss, 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.

  • Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge In Silver Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen in Silber Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge In Silver Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen in Silber Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Infantry Assault Badge in silver was introduced on December 20TH 1939 by Generaloberst Walther von Brauchitsch, for award to Officers, and EM/NCO's of non-motorized, Infantry and Mountain Infantry units. Criteria for the award varied, with the main qualification being participation in three separate Infantry assaults. Of Note: On June 1ST 1940 a bronze version of the Infantry Assault Badge was introduced for award to Officer's, and EM/NCO's of Motorized Infantry units.  Die struck, solid backed, zinc construction badge with a silver washed finish features an embossed, vertically oval, oak-leaf wreath with a Wehrmacht style eagle with down-swept wings, clutching a canted swastika in its talons, superimposed to the top center, encompassing a cut-out, bolt action, rifle with a fixed bayonet and a sling. The solid reverse has a crimped, soldered hinge, a thin, round, vertical, pin and a soldered catch. In good condition. 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.  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 SA MILITARY DEFENSE/TEAM SPORTS ARMBAND With RZM Tag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German SA MILITARY DEFENSE/TEAM SPORTS ARMBAND With RZM. The "SA -Wehrmannschaft" (SA -Military-defense-training-groups) were formed in January 1939 as a response to Hitler's decree for the SA to provide pre- and post-military defense training to all civilian males aged from 18 to 65 years old. Effectively a Home Guard comprised of those deemed unfit for regular military service due to age or partial infirmity, they wore a distinctive armband which incorporated the "SA -Wehrabzeichen" (SA Sports-badge) which, after July 1942, was restricted to wear on civilian clothing. The approximately 10cm x 45cm red cotton armband has a 9cm diameter white field sewn to it, upon which is the SA sports badge machine woven in copper-colored threads. The SA sports badge is in the form of an upright short sword against a mobile swastika surrounded by an oak leaf wreath. The armband's vertical seam is to the reverse. Still has the original paper RZM tag inside (see photos).  In good condition. 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.  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.

  • Extremely RARE SS Officer Reinhard Heydrich Signed (Autographed) Letter 1940 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Extremely RARE SS Officer Reinhard Heydrich Signed (Autographed) Letter 1940 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Reinhard Heydrich known as "The Butcher Of Prague" was an SS leader who worked directly with Himmler. Heydrich was known for his brutality and fearlessness and became one of the most notorious of all the Nazi's. He died of wounds suffered during an assassination attempt in 1942. Heydrich received the "German Order" The NSDAP's highest award by Hitler Posthumously. Orrinal 1940 dated typed letter on Heydrich's personal stationary boldly signed by hand by Reinhard Heydrich in black fountain ink. Reinhard Heydrich autographs and letters are EXTREMELY RARE and seldomly come onto the open market. 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. Do not miss this investment grade rare historical document.

  • Original WWII 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class Combat Worn Brought Home By A U.S. 45th Division Soldier Certified

    SOLD Original WWII 1939 Iron Cross 1st Class Combat Worn Brought Home By A U.S. 45th Division Soldier Certified. 1939 pattern, die struck, three piece, iron and nickel/silver plated alloy construction Pattée style cross with a single piece iron core and a two piece alloy frame. The obverse of the award features an embossed, central, canted, swastika with the re-institution date, "1939", to the bottom arm. The swastika stands out in nice, high relief while the date is somewhat lower. The plain reverse has a solid, soldered block type hinge, a broad, tapering, vertical "Coke " bottle, pin and original catch all intact. Unmarked. Nice combat worn example.  This un-touched, un-cleaned, Iron Cross 1st class was brought home by a U.S. Soldier named James Thumser who served as the assistant to the Regimental Chaplin of the 157th Infantry 45th Division. Thumser was from Baltimore Maryland. Nice example showing the expected minor age and wear overall good  condition.  One of the classic desirable collector's items  from the third Reich in combat used but good condition.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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. Great Iron Cross  don't miss it!

  • Original Early German SA Dagger By Puma Brought Home By A U.S. 45th Division Solider Certified

    SOLD Original early (pre-RZM)  German SA Dagger By Puma Brought Home By A U.S. 45th Division Solider Certified. This genuine SA Dagger is in overall very good condition.The motto ALLES FüR DEUTSCHLAND is crisp. The reverse ricasso is matching etched with  the Puma-Werk Lauterjung & Sohn logo  The blade shoulders nicely fit cross guard contour. The blade of this example is in good condition. It has some blemishes but still has a majority of the original factory final polish. The grip is a fine wood grip in nearly perfect condition throughout and does fit the cross guards extremely well. There is a nicely placed SA rune button that has most of the enamel intact. The grip eagle is a high-necked and exceptionally detailed with  some wear, if you examine it closely, all details are there to the head, beak, breast feathering, wing feathering, talons, wreath and mobile swastika. The scabbard of this example is straight throughout with brown  paint and one small indentations. This paint is in very good condition, with just a few scratches. The scabbard fittings are also in good condition,with original nickel-plated surfaces in good condition with minor flaking. The mounts are retained by the original dome head steel screws (both present). It has the original correct brown leather belt hanger. This un-touched, un-cleaned, SA dagger was brought home by a U.S. Soldier named James Thumser who served as the assistant to the Regimental Chaplin of the 157th Infantry 45th Division. Thumser was from Baltimore Maryland. Nice example showing the expected minor age and wear overall good  condition.  One of the classic desirable collector's items  from the third Reich in used but good condition.  Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  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. Great armband  don't miss it! One of the better un-touched SA daggers we have seen in a while.

  • Large Original WWII Era German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard  large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided   31"/55"!!! standard cotton bunting style material with separate sewn white disk and screened  swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history . Has the original cloth loop for attaching to a pole or building has a tear on the loop on one side where the US solider tore it when he pulled it down (only shows on one side) . .In (see photos) good condition with Very minor storage wear  no fading  (see photos) one side has a few scuffs and marks and the loop tear  and small hole but the other side is otherwise good!  This flag is  A good quality version and one of the better larger sizes for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag captured by a U.S. Veteran from the 45 division 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 solider as a trophy of war. A very desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one!  RARE in this size. 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.  Don't miss it!

  • Original Group Of 5 WWII Era German Badges Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD A Group Of 5 WWII Era German Badges Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A nice small assortment of German badges (some scarce) typical U.S. Veteran bring backs. An instant collection. Great for beginner collectors or advanced. In good condition Some have slight condition issues.  A very interesting lot.  A very reasonable price.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. 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 FOUR YEAR LONG SERVICE MEDAL. (Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnungen) Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German FOUR YEAR LONG SERVICE MEDAL. (Wehrmacht-Dienstauszeichnungen) Certified. Silver washed, die struck, sheet metal construction, fourth class award for four years service, features an embossed Wehrmacht, (Armed Forces), style eagle with down swept wings, clutching a canted, swastika in it’s talons, 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, "4" to the center encompassed by an embossed, circular, oak-leaf wreath. Single parade mount with original pin back device. 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.  A great German RARE grouping  freshly "picked" from Germany!

  • Original WWII German Cased 40 Year Gold FAITHFUL SERVICE Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German 40 Year FAITHFUL SERVICE Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. On January 30th, 1938, Hitler instituted the Faithful Service Decoration, in three classes, to recognize long-serving civil servants and public works personnel. The decorations were intended to be an incentive for the civilian population to foster workplace loyalty and create a stable civil service. A second class, die struck alloy decoration with gold wash  plated highlights, a frosted gold finish and a black enamel swastika. The decoration is in the form of a cross Pattée with a circular oak-leaf wreath extending between the arms of the cross. The center of the cross has a square plate with a black enameled static swastika to the obverse, and the embossed Gothic script to the reverse, "Für treue Dienste" (For Loyal Service). The arms of the cross have a slightly textured background field with a smooth, dual stepped, raised outer edge. Complete with original ribbon. Has the original red leatherette case. Typical  age toning and some storage wear. a very  Nice example.  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. A very  rare artifact.

  • Large Original WWII Era German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard  large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided BIG  37"/70"!!! standard cotton bunting style material with separate sewn white disk and screened  swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history . Has the original cloth loop for attaching to a pole or building. .In (see photos) Excellent condition with Very minor storage wear  no fading  (see photos) one side has a few scuffs and marks but the other side is otherwise good!  This flag is  A good quality version and one of the better very large sizes for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag 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 solider as a trophy of war. A very desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one!  RARE in this size. 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.  Don't miss it!

  • Outstanding Near Mint Original WWII German Kriegs (National War Flag) Brought Home And Signed By U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original  WWII Era German National War Flag Flag Certified. An extra large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the German Military. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided  200cm/335cm! That's 78"/ 132"!!!!! Massive, so big we had no room to roll it out! standard reinforced wool bunting style material with separate  screened swastika and cross. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history . Has tie ropes for attaching to a pole or building (see photos) in good condition with Very minor storage wear   otherwise good (almost mint)!  Most wool flags have moth holes and this has none! This flag is  A good quality version and one of the better large sizes for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy. The U.S. Soldiers who captured it also signed it (there are enough names that you might be able to research the unit) Nice used example showing the expected age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. A very desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one!  Scarce in this size. 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, Don't miss it! OUTSTANDING example!