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    Original WWII German ITALIAN/GERMAN AFRICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL. (Medaille für den Italiensch-Deutschen Feldzug in Afrika)Certified

    $139.00
    Original WWII German ITALIAN/GERMAN AFRICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL.  (Medaille für den Italiensch-Deutschen Feldzug in Afrika). Early, roughly 32mm diameter, die struck bronze medal features two embossed, high relief, stylized gladiators, representing Germany and Italy, slaying a crocodile, representing Great Britain to the obverse. The reverse has the embossed likeness of the Feleni arch, the Royal Knot of the House of Savoy, a fasces and a swastika. The outer border of the reverse has embossed script in both Italian and German, "Campagna Italo-Tedesca in Africa", and, "Italienisch-Deutscher Feldzug in Afrika" (Italian-German Campaign in Africa). The obverse of the medal has the embossed designer's and manufacturer's names, "De Marchis" and, "Lorioli Milano" respectively. The medal has an integral ribbon suspension bar and comes complete its piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon in both the German and Italian national colors. Has  some storage age 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. Scarce! 

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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.

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    Original German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Bronze Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $59.00
    Original German Mother's Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Bronze. The Mother’s Cross was introduced by Adolf Hitler on December 16TH 1938 as part of a large propaganda campaign aimed at increasing the birth rate. The award was officially designated, Honor Cross of the German Mother, and was instituted in three grades to recognize and reward child bearing German females. The three grades consisted of the bronze cross for bearing four or five children, the silver cross for bearing six or seven children and the gold cross for bearing eight or more children. Criteria for the award included that the parents be of pure German blood, and that the mother was worthy of such an honor. two piece, stamped tombac award with a bronze wash and blue and white enamel work. Award in the form of a Christian cross with outward fluted arms in semi-translucent blue enamel with white enamel border. Cross has a raised sunburst pattern emanating between its arms. Separate central circular field with white enamel base and black static swastika, encompassed by a circular border with embossed Latin script, "Der Deutschen Mutter", (The German Mother). Reverse has impressed simulated handwritten script, "16 December 1938", and facsimile Hitler signature.  Section of  original ribbon is also included. Has  some storage age 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.

  • Original German Early Rare Smaller Style (Pre-RZM) NSDAP (Nazi) Party Enamel Membership Badge Pin Gettysburg Museum Of History Certified

    SOLD Original German Early NSDAP (Nazi) Party Enamel Pre-RZM Mark Membership Badge Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The NSDAP, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker’s Party), was originally founded in Munich as the DAP, Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (German Worker’s Party), on January 5TH 1919. When Adolf Hitler joined the DAP in the autumn of 1919 he was to reform what was basically a debating society into an active political party. Appointed as the first chairman of the party on July 29TH 1921 Hitler was to restructure it along para-military lines in a hierarchy of four levels of government. Of Note: In late 1934 items manufactured for the NSDAP, including membership pins, came under the quality control of the RZM, Reichzeugmeisterei, (National Equipment Quartermaster) and as a result were marked with the RZM logo when appropriate. So this badge is Pre-1934 (Very Early And Very RARE) Standard issue membership badge awarded to all personnel on acceptance as an official party member. Rarer still is this smaller version in 18mm diameter, die struck alloy badge NSDAP membership badge with multi-colored enamel work. Badge features a translucent red, circular outer border with embossed silvered script, "National-Sozialistiche-D.A.P.", encompassing a white enamel field with canted black enamel swastika. In good condition with very minor storage wear.  US. Veteran bring back Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Pre-1934 Nazi Party badges are very RARE. Also see our RZM marked versions 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.

  • 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

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

    SOLD Original WWII  Nazi German Single Piece Construction  Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. A U.S. vet bring back in fair condition. Some light wear storage wear  a few small holes uniform removed, otherwise fair condition (see photos). Standard  version of the Nazi  Arm Band.  The most recognizable pieces of insignia associated with the Nazi regime is the swastika armband. 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.  A standard cotton blend cloth materiel. approximately 9cm diameter screened  white disk, and  swastika. A mid to later war  example.   A standard example uniform removed. 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.

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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 WWII German NSDAP Nazi Party Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Nazi German Two Piece Construction  Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. A U.S. vet bring back in excellent  condition. Some light wear storage wear and staining  otherwise good condition (see photos). Standard  version of the Nazi  Arm Band.  The most recognizable pieces of insignia associated with the Nazi regime is the swastika armband. 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.  A standard cotton blend cloth materiel. approximately 9cm diameter swen white disk, and embroidered  swastika. A mid  war  example.   A very good example uniform removed. 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.

  • 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.

  • Original German SS SA Sports Badge In Bronze Maker Marked Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII Era German SA SS Sports Badge In Bronze Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Hitler conferred official national status to the badge and expanded it to include a silver and gold grade. When the badges gained official national status, bestowal was opened to all German nationals who were strongly encouraged to qualify for award of one of the three grades. The slightly convex badge takes the form of an upright Roman broad sword superimposed over a mobile swastika, all encompassed by a circular oak-leaf wreath. This die struck bronze example has the second pattern (1935-39) inscription, "Eigentum D. S.A. Sportabz. Hauptstelle" (Property of-the S.A. Sports-badge Head-department) embossed to its reverse. The reverse also has the embossed  stamped serial numbers. Its complete flat pin, soldered hinge and catch assembly is intact. Nice untouched example.  Nice WWII period  SA badge captured by an U.S. Veteran and brought home as a war trophy.  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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    Original WWII Era Named German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Bronze With Facsimile Adolf Hitler Signed Document Certified

    $179.00
    Original German Mother's Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver. The Mother’s Cross was introduced by Adolf Hitler on December 16TH 1938 as part of a large propaganda campaign aimed at increasing the birth rate. The award was officially designated, Honor Cross of the German Mother, and was instituted in three grades to recognize and reward child bearing German females. The three grades consisted of the bronze cross for bearing four or five children, the silver cross for bearing six or seven children and the gold cross for bearing eight or more children. Criteria for the award included that the parents be of pure German blood, and that the mother was worthy of such an honor. two piece, stamped tombac award with a bronze wash and blue and white enamel work. Award in the form of a Christian cross with outward fluted arms in semi-translucent blue enamel with white enamel border. Cross has a raised sunburst pattern emanating between its arms. Separate central circular field with white enamel base and black static swastika, encompassed by a circular border with embossed Latin script, "Der Deutschen Mutter", (The German Mother). Reverse has impressed simulated handwritten script, "16 December 1938", and facsimile Hitler signature.  Section of original ribbon is also included. Excellent condition with some wear and storage age expected issues.   Named  Mother Crosses are  difficult to find. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.   Please see our other Mother Crosses and 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 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 Nazi German Wool Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII  Deluxe Nazi German Multi-Piece Construction  Very Early Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. A U.S. vet bring back in  good condition. Some light wear storage wear mild mothing otherwise good condition (see photos).  Deluxe very early version of the Nazi  Arm Band.  The most recognizable pieces of insignia associated with the Nazi regime is the swastika armband. 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.  A  high quality wool cloth materiel. approximately 9cm diameter  cloth blend white disk, and high quality unusual corduroy material   swastika. A nice high quality example.   A very good earlier 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. A very scarce late 1920's-early 1930's version.  

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    Original Miniature German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver Certified

    $89.00
    Original German Miniature Mother's Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver. The Mother’s Cross was introduced by Adolf Hitler on December 16TH 1938 as part of a large propaganda campaign aimed at increasing the birth rate. The award was officially designated, Honor Cross of the German Mother, and was instituted in three grades to recognize and reward child bearing German females. The three grades consisted of the bronze cross for bearing four or five children, the silver cross for bearing six or seven children and the gold cross for bearing eight or more children. Criteria for the award included that the parents be of pure German blood, and that the mother was worthy of such an honor. two piece, stamped tombac award with a silver wash and blue and white enamel work. Award in the form of a Christian cross with outward fluted arms in semi-translucent blue enamel with white enamel border. Cross has a raised sunburst pattern emanating between its arms. Separate central circular field with white enamel base and black static swastika, encompassed by a circular border with embossed Latin script, "Der Deutschen Mutter", (The German Mother). Reverse is plain.  Original brooch style ribbon and pin is also included. Excellent condition with some wear and storage age (see photos)  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) Miniature Silver Mother Cross as pictured. Please see our other Mother Crosses and 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 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.

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    Original German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Enamel Membership Badge Pin Gettysburg Museum Of History Certified

    $179.00
    Original German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Enamel RZM Marked Membership Badge Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The NSDAP, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker’s Party), was originally founded in Munich as the DAP, Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (German Worker’s Party), on January 5TH 1919. When Adolf Hitler joined the DAP in the autumn of 1919 he was to reform what was basically a debating society into an active political party. Appointed as the first chairman of the party on July 29TH 1921 Hitler was to restructure it along para-military lines in a hierarchy of four levels of government. Of Note: In late 1934 items manufactured for the NSKK, including membership pins, came under the quality control of the RZM, Reichzeugmeisterei, (National Equipment Quartermaster) and as a result were marked with the RZM logo when appropriate. Standard issue membership badge awarded to all personnel on acceptance as an official party member. 24mm diameter, die struck alloy badge NSDAP membership badge with multi-colored enamel work. Badge features a translucent red, circular outer border with embossed silvered script, "National-Sozialistiche-D.A.P.", encompassing a white enamel field with canted black enamel swastika. RZM marked M1/25 maker Rudolf Rieling, Pforzhiem. 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 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 Era Named German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver With Facsimile Adolf Hitler Signed Document Certified

    SOLD Original German Mother's Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver. The Mother’s Cross was introduced by Adolf Hitler on December 16TH 1938 as part of a large propaganda campaign aimed at increasing the birth rate. The award was officially designated, Honor Cross of the German Mother, and was instituted in three grades to recognize and reward child bearing German females. The three grades consisted of the bronze cross for bearing four or five children, the silver cross for bearing six or seven children and the gold cross for bearing eight or more children. Criteria for the award included that the parents be of pure German blood, and that the mother was worthy of such an honor. two piece, stamped tombac award with a bronze wash and blue and white enamel work. Award in the form of a Christian cross with outward fluted arms in semi-translucent blue enamel with white enamel border. Cross has a raised sunburst pattern emanating between its arms. Separate central circular field with white enamel base and black static swastika, encompassed by a circular border with embossed Latin script, "Der Deutschen Mutter", (The German Mother). Reverse has impressed simulated handwritten script, "16 December 1938", and facsimile Hitler signature.  Section of original ribbon is also included. Excellent condition with some wear and storage age expected issues.   Named Silver Mother Crosses are the most difficult one to find. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.   Please see our other Mother Crosses and 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 Deluxe Nazi German Muti-Piece Construction Armband With RZM Tag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII   Deluxe Nazi German Multi-Piece Construction  Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. A U.S. vet bring back in excellent  condition. Some light wear storage wear  otherwise excellent condition (see photos).  Deluxe version of the Nazi  Arm Band.  The most recognizable pieces of insignia associated with the Nazi regime is the swastika armband. 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.  A  high quality cotton blend cloth materiel. approximately 9cm diameter  cloth blend white disk, and high quality multi-piece  swastika. A nice high quality example.   Still has the original paper RZM tag inside (see photos) A very good earlier 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. Do Not Miss This ONE!

  • 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 WWII German Named Iron Cross 2nd Class With Presentation Document Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII German Named Iron Cross 2nd Class With Presentation Document Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. 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.  The medal is attached to it's original presetaion document that was in a scrap book (see photos), The document has the name of the solider Obergefreiten Wilhelm Klever and the date of the award February 17, 1944. 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. Rare! To find with original document and name! Don't miss this!

  • 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.

  • Original 1933 Edition Of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf With Period Dedication Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original 1933 Edition Of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf With Period Dedication Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History.  Very Good with no dust jacket. 1933. First Thus; Later Printing. Hardcover. A  copy of one of the twentieth century's most influential books. Blue boards have a gilt eagle and swastika on the front board and gilt spine lettering. Boards have lightly bumped corners and spine ends with little edge wear, with one small soil spot on rear board. Some bowing of boards. Blue-green top edge and lower edge have light scuffs.  Clean interior. The frontispiece photo with tissue guard has a facsimile signature and a ink inscription  when the book was given as gift. Mein Kampf was dictated to Rudolf Hess when Hitler was in prison for his failed 1923 coup attempt and was first published in two volumes in 1925 and 1926. Later it was published as one volume. This is the Volksausgabe or first People's Edition published in 1933, the year Hitler seized power. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 781 pp;. 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 1933 edition. 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. Very collectible German 1933 edition  don't miss it!

  • 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!

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

    $349.00
    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!

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    Framed DISPLAY OF AN ORIGINAL 1927 POSTCARD, SIGNED BY ADOLF HITLER, HEINRICH HIMMLER, GREGOR STRASSER & KARL KAUFMANN Certified By The Gettysburg Museum of History

    $3,495.00
    DISPLAY OF AN ORIGINAL 1927 POSTCARD, SIGNED BY ADOLF HITLER, HEINRICH HIMMLER, GREGOR STRASSER & KARL KAUFMANN 1927 signed postcard with the signatures of Hitler, Himmler, Strasser, and Kaufmann. The front of the postcard reads “Der Marxismus Sterbe Damit Sozialismus Lebe”, which translates to “Marxism must die for Socialism to Live”. The card is addressed and signed by Heinrich Himmler to a Mr. Fischer in Witten/Ruhr. Himmler writes in lead pencil “Elberfeld 27 April, 1927 - Gruss u. Heil!” Under Himmler’s signature are the signatures of Karl Kaufmann, Gregor Strasser (murdered on The Night of the Long Knives), and Adolf Hitler. On the day this postcard is dated (Wednesday, April 27, 1927), Hitler gave a speech in the Municipal Hall of Essen in front of 400 participants. Among these spectators were Himmler, Strasser, and Kaufmann. This card was signed by these men at one of Hitler’s speaking events during the rise of the NSDAP. The party pin is an early original and the back of the display is glass in order to show the original front of the postcard. The size of the display is 19.25 x 18.25 inches. The signatures have been certified and a Certificate of Authenticity will be provided. ! 100% Guaranteed to be authentic.  Original early Hitler speech event signatures  are rare, most were destroyed at the end of WWII.   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. Outstanding example RARE! Don’t miss this one!

  • 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.

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    Rare Outstanding Early Adolf Hitler Real Photo Postcard By Hoffman 1939 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $129.00
    Rare  Early Adolf Hitler Photo 1939 Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Excellent 1939 photo by Henrich Hoffman taken at Hitler's speech podium.  Has  Hoffman's name on back. This is one of the most  outstanding Hoffman photos of Hitler.  When it come to collectibility this example is as good as it gets.  Nice used example with the expected  age and wear.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic.  Original period images of Hitler are rare, most were destroyed at the end of WWII. A very collectible size  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. RARE! Don't miss this one!

  • 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!

  • Scarce Original Hitler Youth 1923-33 MUNICH COMMEMORATIVE BADGE Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Scarce Original Hitler Youth 1923-33 MUNICH COMMEMORATIVE BADGE Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran.  Desirable 1923-33 Munich-issued badge honoring the anniversary of the Hitler Youth. The badge is made of a die-struck tombak base, bronze washed and burnished. The obverse displays a German national eagle and swastika with the legend: "Und Ihr Habt Doch Gesiegt!" ("And You Have After All Won!"), the Feldhernhalle and "Hitler-Jugend 1923-1933 München" at bottom. Solid back with soldered round plate which is maker marked: "H. Whittmann München". 2" x 1 1/16", in beautiful condition! Heavy thick badge, not a "tinnie".  Brought back by a U.S. 45th Division Solider. Good   condition with some 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.