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  • Original WWII German CIVIL AIR DEFENSE HONOR Medal 2ND CLASS, 1938 With Original Case. (Luftschutz Ehrenzeichen) Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German CIVIL AIR DEFENSE HONOR Medal 2ND CLASS, . The Civil Defence Decorations were instituted, by Adolf Hitler on January 30TH 1938, in two classes for award to German national personnel serving in the RLB, Reichs Luftschutz Bund, (National Air Raid Protection League) the SHD, Sicherheits und Hilfs Dienst, (Security and Assistance Service), the Werkschutz, (Factory Protection Police) and the Ordnungspolizei, (Order Police), who had participated in the civil air defence of German from January 1933. The first class award was bestowed for exceptional service while the second class award was issued for honorable, meritorious service. Regulations of May 4TH 1937 extended award of the decorations to non-German personnel if they met the required criteria. Roughly, 38m diameter, early, die struck alloy construction award with a nickel silver finish. The circular award features an embossed oak-leaf wreath to the outside edge encompassing an embossed, canted, swastika on a subtly pebbled field encircled by the embossed, Latin script, "Für Verdienste im Luftschutz", (For Meritorious Service in Air Defence), to the obverse. The reverse also has the embossed, oak-leaf wreath to the outside edge encompassing the embossed, institution date, "1938", also on a subtly pebbled field. The medal loop and ribbon suspension ring are both intact.  and comes complete with a roughly, 31mm wide, 18cm long, piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon that was never put on the medal is included. Also has the original presentation case (rare in this form)! case has a period piece of tape (see photos) otherwise the medal is almost mint.  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 Hitler Youth Sleeve Diamond Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Hitler Youth Sleeve Diamond  Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified.  This would be worn by the Hitler Youth and BDM on the left sleeve below the district triangle. It is constructed out of a white rayon base with white, red and black machine embroidered cotton stitching. The rectangular shaped obverse features the official Hitler Youth emblem which consists of; a black mobile swastika above a white square diamond which is surrounded by alternating white and red quadrants all within a rhomboid shaped diamond and has “Ges. Gesch” in red to the bottom all above a white base.   It measures approximately 4 3/4 inches tall by 2 7/16 inches wide. A beautiful unissued example. In typical U.S. Veteran bring-back un issued condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 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 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.  Typical storage wear, good condition.  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 COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF 1ST OCTOBER 1938 With Original Issue Envelope Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF 1ST OCTOBER 1938 with original issue envelope.  The Commemorative Medal of 1ST October 1938 was the second of the "Anschluss", (Union/Annexation), medal series and was introduced on October 18TH 1938, for award to civilians and military personnel who participated in the "return" of the Sudetenland to Germany. The award followed the same design as the earlier, "13TH März" medal, that commemorated the annexation of Austria into Greater Germany. The Sudetenland, with over three million German inhabitants, was a section of Bohemia that had been awarded to Czechoslovakia in 1919 by the treaty of Saint Germain en Laye signed between Austria and the allies at the end of WWI. Hitler claimed that the Germanic Sudetens were being persecuted by the Czech’s as the main premise for the annexation of the area into greater Germany. Hitler also contended that the Sudentenland would be his final territorial claim in Europe. At a meeting in Munich on September 29TH 1938 between Britain’s Chamberlain, France’s Daladier, Italy’s Mussolini and Hitler, without Czechoslovakian input, it was decided that the Sudentenland would be "returned" to Germany and German troops marched into the region on October 1ST 1938. Roughly, 32mm diameter, bronze washed, die struck alloy construction medal features two embossed figures symbolically breaking the chains of bondage with an unfurled national flag in the background and a high relief national eagle to the bottom of the obverse. The reverse features embossed Latin script to the center,"1 Oktober 1938", encompassed by additional script, "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer". (One People, One State, One Leader). The ribbon suspension ring and medal loop are both intact and the award comes complete with original very long  ribbed, rayon ribbon red is slightly faded. With it's original issue envelope.  in good condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Papers Please! An Outstanding Massive Group Of Original WWII Era German Documents Of A Wehrmacht Soldier Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $149.00
    Papers Please! A Group Of Original WWII Era German Documents Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A Wehrpas and Ausmulterungsfchein plus letters issued during the Third Reich period. Nice complete example. Different examples Various hand written entries. Every German Solider had one but few were saved after the De-Nazifiacation of Germany after the war. All this massive group of documents were in this double wallet and carried by the Soldier during Allied occupation. It made perfect sense to carry as much proof as possible that (in this case) he was not a Nazi Party member or SS member and your war time roll was not something that involved war crimes. This was done for self-preservation in a time that Germans were being rounded up and jailed and sometime executed for their war time rolls. Showing your history in a massive document group could save your neck!  The old cliche' they would say is "I am not a Nazi I was just a simple solider following orders". These are excellent for teachers and researchers. During de-Nazification much of this type of material like so many WWII documents was destroyed.  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.  An outstanding massive  solider grouping freshly "picked" from Germany!

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

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    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. A 24mm diameter, die struck metal and painted NSDAP member’s badge. The badge features a red outer border, edged in silver, with the silver script, "National-Sozialistische-D.A.P.," encompassing a white field with a black mobile swastika, also edged in silver. To the reverse is crimped a horizontal pin-back device, above which is embossed the "RZM" logo, and beneath which is embossed the manufacturer’s code, "M1/17" for F W. Assmann & Söhne, Lüdenscheid. In good condition with very minor storage wear.  Offering is for one (1) Nazi Party  Pin. We have several from a large collection, we will pick the best one for you. 100% guaranteed to be authentic, US. Veteran bring back Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.


  • 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.

  • Near Mint Original WWII German CIVIL AIR DEFENSE HONOR Medal 2ND CLASS, 1938. (Luftschutz Ehrenzeichen) Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German CIVIL AIR DEFENSE HONOR Medal 2ND CLASS, Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Civil Defence Decorations were instituted, by Adolf Hitler on January 30TH 1938, in two classes for award to German national personnel serving in the RLB, Reichs Luftschutz Bund, (National Air Raid Protection League) the SHD, Sicherheits und Hilfs Dienst, (Security and Assistance Service), the Werkschutz, (Factory Protection Police) and the Ordnungspolizei, (Order Police), who had participated in the civil air defence of German from January 1933. The first class award was bestowed for exceptional service while the second class award was issued for honorable, meritorious service. Regulations of May 4TH 1937 extended award of the decorations to non-German personnel if they met the required criteria. Roughly, 38m diameter, early, die struck alloy construction award with a nickel silver finish. The circular award features an embossed oak-leaf wreath to the outside edge encompassing an embossed, canted, swastika on a subtly pebbled field encircled by the embossed, Latin script, "Für Verdienste im Luftschutz", (For Meritorious Service in Air Defence), to the obverse. The reverse also has the embossed, oak-leaf wreath to the outside edge encompassing the embossed, institution date, "1938", also on a subtly pebbled field. The medal loop and ribbon suspension ring are both intact. Ring has the number 10 for maker Förster & Barth in Pforzheim and comes complete with a roughly, 31mm wide, 18cm long, piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon that was never put on the medal is included. Almost mint condition! 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 German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Enamel Membership Badge Lapel Gettysburg Museum Of History Certified

    Sold 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. In good condition with very minor storage wear.  Has a rare button style lapel type fastener on reverse.  US. Veteran bring back Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWII German WAR MERIT CROSS 1ST CLASS, 1939 WITH SWORDS Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German WAR MERIT CROSS 1ST CLASS, 1939 WITH SWORDS Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The War Merit Cross was instituted by Adolf Hitler on October 18TH 1939, in two classes with both classes issued, with and without swords, for award to military personnel and civilians, including females and foreigners, for exemplary service and/or bravery in Germany’s war effort, in a non-combatant role. The addition of swords to the award signified bravery while awards without swords were bestowed for service. Die struck, alloy construction bravery award with silver finish is in the form of a Maltese style cross with a circular centerpiece with an embossed, canted, swastika encircled by an oak-leave wreath to the obverse. The swords, indicating bravery, emanated upwards between the arms of the cross. The background field of the obverse centerpiece is smooth while the arms of the cross have a pebbled background field with raised, smooth, outer edges. The plain, reverse has a soldered, solid style hinge, a broad, tapered, vertical pin and a heavy soldered catch all intact. The reverse of the pin is well marked with the impressed manufacturer’s numerical code, "3", indicating manufacture by  Wilhelm Deumer of Lüdenscheid.  in overall in good condition. In typical U.S. Veteran bring-back  condition. Brought home by a U.S. 3rd Infantry Division solider (see photo with patch on sleeve).  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 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, one of the harder makers to find.  Nice WWII period  SA badge captured by an Allied 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 German War Merit Cross 1st Class Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $149.00
    Original WWII German War Merit Cross 1st Class Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified.  Nice quality, nickel/silver plated, die struck alloy award is in the form of a Maltese style cross with a circular centerpiece with an embossed, canted, swastika encircled by an oak-leaf wreath to the obverse. The background field of the obverse centerpiece is smooth while the arms of the cross have a pebbled background field with raised, smooth, outer edges. The plain, reverse has a small, soldered, barrel type hinge, a broad, vertical tapered pin and catch all intact. The reverse of the pin is well marked with embossed manufacturer's numerical code, "4", indicating manufacture by Steinhauer & Lück, Lüdenscheid. Outstanding example, Excellent condition some very slight loss to the silver finish otherwise in Excellent condition.  100% guaranteed to be authentic complete museum documentation (COA) provided. One of the classic Third Reich combat awards. Brought home by a U.S. Veteran of the 3rd Division (pictured with shoulder patch) as a trophy of war.  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 nice example!

  • Original WWII German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Leader’s ORTSGRUPPE LEVEL, GROUP LEADER’S Arm Band Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Leader's ORTSGRUPPE LEVEL, GROUP LEADER'S Arm Band Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The NSDAP had utilized the basic identifying swastika armbands as early as 1922 to be worn by party members at all rallies or political functions. Shortly afterwards, (circa 1923), Political Leader’s began wearing a new pattern armband with additional stripes that indicated functional positions within the party. In 1939 a second pattern of Political Leader’s armbands were introduced which denoted administrative or operational functions and level of government. Nice quality, multi-piece wool Velvet and rayon construction Ortsgruppe level, operational armband. Armband features a heavy red wool base with central, white, ribbed rayon circular field with canted, machine woven swastika to center. Both the white circular field and the swastika are bordered in gilt/gold (high quality) bullion  threads and swastika has a gold colored metal political style rank pip to center. The armband has a central, machine woven, horizontal strip of repeating gold gilt celleon oak-leaves, with dual gilt wire piping borders to both top and bottom edges. Top and bottom of armband is bordered in light blue rayon piping with a secondary gold gilt wire piping. The armband represents an Ortsgruppenleiter (Local group leader), and was the highest rank at the Ortsgruppe level. Has some mothing (as many of these do) otherwise good condition. Priced accordingly for the condition. Brought home by a U.S. 3rd Infantry Division solider (see photo) of Veteran. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Nice  example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. 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 Rare WWII German ORDER OF THE GERMAN EAGLE MEDAL OF MERIT Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $199.00
    Original Rare WWII German ORDER OF THE GERMAN EAGLE MEDAL OF MERIT Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Series of the Order of the German Eagle was originally instituted by Hitler on May 1ST 1937, in varying degrees for award to foreign political dignitaries. The award was modified and other "degrees" were added in 1939, and again in 1943. The last version of these awards were designated "class" instead of "degree". Also in 1939 crossed swords were added to the award when it was to be issued to personnel who had displayed distinguished military merit. 1943 pattern. Roughly 39mm diameter, die struck zinc award. The obverse of the award features an embossed Maltese style cross with national eagles, with downs wept wings, clutching a canted, wreathed swastika, between the cross’s arms on a smooth background field with a raised outer edge. The reverse has embossed script "Deutsche Verdienst-Medaille", (German Merit-Medal), on a smooth background field with a raised outer edge. Complete with original ribbon and pin back device. A very rare medal brought home by a U.S. 3rd Infantry Division solider (see photo) of Veteran. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. 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 Hitler Youth Arm Band Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Hitler Youth Arm Band Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified.  A, 18cm x 11.5cm, bevo-woven  construction, red cotton blend  armband, with a central, 25mm wide, white horizontal stripe, with a white diamond with a bevo woven black  swastika. The armband's vertical seam is to the reverse.  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!

  • Original German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver With Original Issue Envelope Certified

    SOLD Original German Mother's Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver With Original  Issue Envelope. 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 has impressed simulated handwritten script, "16 December 1938", and facsimile Hitler signature.  Section of original ribbon is also included. Still packaged in it's original issue paper envelope. Excellent condition with some storage age expected issues some bends in the paper envelope ribbon is not long (see photos).  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 Miniature German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver Certified

    SOLD 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 has impressed simulated handwritten script, "16 December 1938", and facsimile Hitler signature. 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.

  • Outstanding Large Silver Framed Photo By Hoffman Autographed By Adolf Hitler With Certification

    SOLD   Outstanding Large Silver Framed Photo By Hoffman Autographed By Adolf Hitler With Certification. A very nice large format (about 8/10") by Heinrich Hoffman (Hitler's Personal Photographer) of Adolf Hitler and Dr. Fritz Todt who was Hitler's Reich Minister of Armaments and War Production. This photo is boldly signed in black fountain ink by Adolf Hitler. This original 1930's photo is in it's original silver frame, there is some tarnish on the frame that could easily be polished  if the new owner decided to do so. This autographed photo comes with a 3rd party authentication document from Germany's leading forensic expert on Adolf Hitler's autograph (see photos). When it comes to photo contrast and quality of the signature this rates about a 9 out of 10. It is truly outstanding in every way. An investment grade artifact that will surely continue to go up in value. Large format Hitler photos are rare and very desirable. 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 German SA MILITARY DEFENSE/TEAM SPORTS ARMBAND 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.  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.

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

    $1,895.00
    Original WWII German M-35 Double Decal Field Police Helmet Brought Back By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler’s appointment to Chef der Deutschen Polizei im Reichsministerium des Innern, on June 17TH 1936, he effectively had full control of all the police agencies within Germany. As a result of this appointment and the restructuring of all the separate German state police into a single national police force new regulations were instituted to bring about uniformity in dress for all police through-out the country. The new dress regulations included an attempt to standardize the helmets of the police and on July 28TH 1936 regulations once again altered the insignia on the police helmets with the new wreathed police eagle emblem to be applied to the left side of the helmet and the NSDAP, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker’s Party), party shield applied to the right side. The July 1936 police helmet insignia was utilized for the duration of the war. The stamped, sheet steel construction helmet retains about 97% of its slightly rough textured, field-grey paint. The left side of the helmet has a black based, silver, wreathed, police eagle/wreath/swastika decal which is retained about 97%. The right side of the helmet has a NSDAP party shield decal with a narrow black outer border, a red base field with a central, white, circle with a canted, black, swastika. The party shield decal is retained about 100%. All three liner retaining rivets are intact. Original liner band is present the M31 tan leather liner is fully intact with all fingers and original draw string.  The interior, reverse, neck guard apron has a stamped, serial number, "81" and marked "NS60", indicating manufacture by Vereinigte Deutsche Nickelwerke, AG. Schwerte,, size  size 60. Very nice untouched almost mint  German field Police Helmet. A very good "fresh find" (never in a collection)  example. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945 Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. RARE!

  • Outstanding 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 very 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  30"/72"!!! 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 near mint!  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!

  • Original German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Bronze Almost Mint With Original Issue Envelope Certified

    SOLD Original German Mother's Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Bronze With Original  Issue Envelope. 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 long original ribbon is also included. Still packaged in it's original issue paper envelope. Excellent condition (almost mint) with some storage age expected issues some bends in the paper envelope.  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.

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    Rare Outstanding Early Adolf Hitler Photo Postcard By Hoffman Circa 1930’s By Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $149.00
    SOLD   Rare  Early Adolf Hitler Photo Circa 1930's Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Excellent 1930's photo by Hoffman taken at the Berghof.  Has  1941 postal marks (but was never mailed) and Hoffman's name on back. This was most likely post marked at a post office for the purpose of collecting the stamp and post mark on this outstanding Hoffman photo 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!

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    Original WWII German COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF 1ST OCTOBER 1938 Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $79.00
    Original WWII German COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF 1ST OCTOBER 1938 Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Commemorative Medal of 1ST October 1938 was the second of the "Anschluss", (Union/Annexation), medal series and was introduced on October 18TH 1938, for award to civilians and military personnel who participated in the "return" of the Sudetenland to Germany. The award followed the same design as the earlier, "13TH März" medal, that commemorated the annexation of Austria into Greater Germany. The Sudetenland, with over three million German inhabitants, was a section of Bohemia that had been awarded to Czechoslovakia in 1919 by the treaty of Saint Germain en Laye signed between Austria and the allies at the end of WWI. Hitler claimed that the Germanic Sudetens were being persecuted by the Czech’s as the main premise for the annexation of the area into greater Germany. Hitler also contended that the Sudentenland would be his final territorial claim in Europe. At a meeting in Munich on September 29TH 1938 between Britain’s Chamberlain, France’s Daladier, Italy’s Mussolini and Hitler, without Czechoslovakian input, it was decided that the Sudentenland would be "returned" to Germany and German troops marched into the region on October 1ST 1938. Roughly, 32mm diameter, bronze washed, die struck alloy construction medal features two embossed figures symbolically breaking the chains of bondage with an unfurled national flag in the background and a high relief national eagle to the bottom of the obverse. The reverse features embossed Latin script to the center,"1 Oktober 1938", encompassed by additional script, "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer". (One People, One State, One Leader). The ribbon suspension ring and medal loop are both intact and the award comes complete with original ribbed, rayon ribbon. We have several in stock and will pick the best one for you. All are in excellent condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Offering is for 1 (one) COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF 1ST OCTOBER 1938  with ribbon.  Very limited.  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 Large 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 very 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 45"/81"!!! 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 metal loops on top for attaching to a pole or building. Some  minor storage wear , no fading, has a few small holes  (see photos)  and some staining (see photos). I has a real "been there" look to it. 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  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 but used 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 WWII German M36 Black Panzer Breast Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German M36 Black Panzer Breast Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. German Army  Panzer versions of the breast eagle on a black base to match the black panzer wrap uniform. Early, M36 pattern, machine woven national breast eagle with outstretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it’s talons in white rayon threads on a woven, black, rayon base. The eagles wingspan is roughly, 10cm from wing tip to wing tip. Nice example issued with expected used 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 Non Members Of The Armed Forces Service  Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified.

    SOLD Original WWII German Non Members Of The Armed Forces Service  Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937, introduced a wide variety of armbands that were worn to identify personnel performing specific duties or functions for the Armed Forces. Most of the armbands were worn on the upper left sleeve of uniformed or non-uniformed personnel and were worn only while the individual was performing the specific duty or function identified by the armband. The "Nicht-Wehrmachtangehörige", (Non-Members of the Armed Forces), armband was one of the armbands introduced with the Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937 and was designed for wear by combatants who were not members of the Armed Forces.  Woven golden yellow cotton construction armband with a black, machine woven, stylized national eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted swastika in its talons to the obverse center. The top and bottom edges of the armband have interwoven rows of reinforcement stitching and the reverse of the armband has a machine stitched, vertical, seam.In good worn condition some storage wear good colors. Uniform removed. Nice bring back arm band  with expected used U.S. Veteran bring-back condition.  Offering is for 1. (one) armband. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Original WWII German DEUTSCHE WEHRMACHT Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $95.00
    Original WWII German DEUTSCHE WEHRMACHT  Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937, introduced a wide variety of armbands that were worn to identify personnel performing specific duties or functions for the Armed Forces. Most of the armbands were worn on the upper left sleeve of uniformed or non-uniformed personnel and were worn only while the individual was performing the specific duty or function identified by the armband. The "Deutsche Wehrmacht", (German Armed Forces), armband was one of the armbands introduced with the Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937 and was designed for wear by non-uniformed personnel serving with the Armed Forces. Of Note: New regulations of October 1ST 1941 restricted wear of this armband to non-uniformed non-combatant personnel.  Roughly, 10.5cm tall, 36cm long, woven, yellow cotton construction armband with machine woven, black, Gothic script in two lines to the obverse, "Deutsche Wehrmacht", (German Armed Forces). The top and bottom edges of the armband have interwoven rows of reinforcement stitching.  In good worn condition some storage wear good colors. Uniform removed. Nice bring back arm band  with expected used U.S. Veteran bring-back condition.  Offering is for 1. (one) armband. 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 Miniature German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Gold Certified

    SOLD Original German Miniature Mother's Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Gold . 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 gold 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. 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 Gold 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. Miniature Mother Crosses are getting very hard to find!

  • Original WWII Era German DRL Sports Badge In Bronze Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Era German DRL Sports Badge In Bronze Maker Marked Worn by SS, SA, and all branches, Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Originally introduced in 1913 as the DRA badge, this was modified in 1933 to the DRL badge and again in 1937 with the addition of the swastika. The award was intended as an incentive for physical training, and was issued to both males and females between 18 and 32 years old who met the required criteria for an eight year period, or those between the ages of 32 to 40 who met the criteria over a twelve month period. A 1937 pattern, die struck bronze award. The badge is in the form of a vertical oval oak leaf wreath, with a mobile swastika and bow to its base, encompassing the stylized, cut-out letters, "DRL." To the reverse is a vertical pin-back device, hinged to its top and with a catch to its base. Embossed to the left of the reverse is "D.R.G.M. 35269" ("Deutsche Reichs Gebrauchsmuster," or, German National Registered-design 35269), and "Wernstein Jena" is to the right. This medal has an unusual feature, the initials of the recipient is engraved into the back "WG" (see photos).  Excellent condition  with some storage age and expected issues. Pin may have been period repaired (barley noticed) 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 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 WWII Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Waffen SS Bevo "Tropical"  Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich "Beer-Hall" Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS sleeve eagle.Second pattern, (Circa 1942-1945), machine woven, tropical SS sleeve eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in its talons in golden/tan rayon threads on a woven, black, rayon base.  captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy.  Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and difficult to find  in excellent condition. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Adolf Hitler’s Traveling Leather Lap Desk From Schloss Klessheim Captured By A U.S. Captain Certified

    $1,895.00
    Outstanding WWII era Adolf Hitler Personal traveling lap desk.  A brown leatherette lap desk with several watermarked pieces of Hitler Personal stationary and calling cards  and a separate blotter for fountain ink.  Made of the highest quality materials. A fantastic piece of WWII history . Nice clean excellent  example with no condition issues (a few of the paper items were bent inside (see photos) .  This lap desk was taken by a U.S Captain of the 144th Field Artillery who was attached to the 45th Division. In May of 1945 he was among those who captured the Schloss Klessheim a castle in Austria where the Nazi's moved items from Berlin and Munich as the Third Reich collapsed. This Captain took lots of "loot" from the castle including this desk set. Hitler would have items like these when he traveled. This is how it was found but it is unknown if the U.S. Veteran placed the items inside or if it was found exactly like this. This is how we received it. Please see letter he wrote on Hitler stationery (not included) and photo of him. Name on the envelope also pictured but not included. We have several items from him and his "hoard of loot".  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. Don't miss this one!  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. An outstanding rare Hitler lap desk  in almost mint condition with great capture history. Do Not Miss This!

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

    $179.95
    BACK IN STOCK! Original WWII German Iron Cross Second Class Medal Brought Home By U.S. Veteran. Classic WWII German Iron Cross. Eisernes Kreuz II Klasse or EK2. It was worn as shown in the photos on the day of presentation. After that the ribbon only was worn. This is one of the most iconic medals of Germany in both WWI and WWII. We have several examples and will pick the best one for you. They very in condition from good to very good. It will include the ribbon and medal. Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war.100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Please see our other German Medals and Relics From WWII.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers

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

    $99.00
    Original German Mother's Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Gold. 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 gold 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 (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) Gold Mother Cross we have several from a collection and will pick the best one for you, all are in excellent condition. Please see our other Mother Crosses including cased gold 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 German Mauser Relic Used On D-Day At Crisbecq Battery (Utah Beach) Normandy Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Mauser Relic Used On D-Day At Crisbecq Battery (Utah Beach) Normandy Certified. A standard K-98 German Mauser rifle, the main battle rifle of the German Army and SS in relic condition. This rifle was found at The German Crisbecq Battery behind Utah Beach in Normandy. The Crisbecq Battery was part of the Atlantic wall and held several large cannons. Crisbecq guns took out the USS Cory on D-Day. The Battery was a Kreigsmarine battery and had some Infantry support. The U.S. 4th Infantry division unsuccessfully tried to take the Battery after D-Day, eventually the U.S. 9th Division took the battery on June 11, 1944. There was a massive fight there and the Germans held out 5 days! The Case-mates and bunkers were eventually blown up by U.S. soldiers and many were sealed until the 1990's when French historians excavated the bunkers and many relics were found including this rifle! This rifle was obtained by the Gettysburg Museum of History from the owner of Crisbecq Battery that is now a Museum. A real piece of D-Day history! If you ever wanted a true D-Day/Normandy rifle here is your chance! 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • 10x Original WWII German Death Cards Mostly Wehrmacht Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD 10x Original WWII German Death Cards Mostly Wehrmacht Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. An excellent selection of WWII German Death Cards. Death cards were memorial made for fallen soldiers during WWII. So many German soldiers fell on foreign soil and their bodies remained on foreign soil so the family's would have these Memorials for the solider called "Death Cards". They would have a photo of the dead solider and usually a patriotic or more often a religious symbol. They are really great for research because they also contain a lot of information birth date, death date, unit, awards, family information and more. Offered here are 10 different authentic death cards from WWII. A poignant look at the cost of war. Seldom seen in the U.S. Scarce. In excellent condition. A very reasonable price.  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 SK Monogram Table Cloth Captured From Schloss Klessheim By A U.S. Captain Certified

    $595.00
    Outstanding WWII era German fancy table cloth  taken from Schloss Klessheim.  (see photos).  Monogram SK and measures about 76"/81" very large, for banquet dinners. Nice clean excellent  Example with no condition issues. This table cloth  was taken by a U.S Captain of the 144th Field Artillery who was attached to the 45th Division. In May of 1945 he was among those who captured the Schloss Klessheim a castle in Austria where the Nazi's moved items from Berlin and Munich as the Third Reich collapsed.  This Captain took lots of "loot" from the castle including this table cloth. Please see letter he wrote on Hitler stationery (not included) and photo of him. Name on the envelope also pictured but not included. We have several items from him and his "hoard of loot".  Offering is for one (1) fancy table cloth from Schloss Klessheim. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. Don't miss this one!  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. An amazing piece of history!

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    Original German 1930’s NSDAP (Nazi) Party Political Leader’s Belt And Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $389.00
    Original German 1930's NSDAP (Nazi) Party Political Leader's Belt And Buckle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified.  The open claw belt buckle was authorized for wear by almost all political and military organizations during the Third Reich, with a variety of different institution dates. Belts for Political Leaders were initially produced of chocolate brown leather, until 1939 when the Havana brown coloration was chosen as its replacement. Similar, blackened, belts were worn by a variety of political organizations, such as the NSKK and NSFK, with the color of the buckle being some indication of rank, gold rating higher than silver. The die struck alloy, pebbled front, open rectangular, double claw belt buckle, measuring 45mm x 75mm, with a gilt wash. Belt is nicely marked with the National Eagle stamped into the leather. The 58mm wide brown leather belt, 105cm long, has one end folded over and riveted around the buckle, while the other end comes to a rounded point with seven pairs of buckling holes. The belt itself has impressed lines to each outer edge. 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.

  • 10x Original WWII German Death Cards Mostly Wehrmacht Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD 10x Original WWII German Death Cards Mostly Wehrmacht Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. An excellent selection of WWII German Death Cards. Death cards were memorial made for fallen soldiers during WWII. So many German soldiers fell on foreign soil and their bodies remained on foreign soil so the family's would have these Memorials for the solider called "Death Cards". They would have a photo of the dead solider and usually a patriotic or more often a religious symbol. They are really great for research because they also contain a lot of information birth date, death date, unit, awards, family information and more. Offered here are 10 different authentic death cards from WWII. A poignant look at the cost of war. Seldom seen in the U.S. Scarce. In excellent condition. A very reasonable price.  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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    The Original Unused Guest Book From Schloss Klessheim Captured By A U.S. Captain Certified

    $1,195.00
    Outstanding WWII German Guest Book from Schloss Klessheim. A red leatherette guest book with multiple pages for entries and a separate blotter for fountain ink.  Made of the highest quality materials. A fantastic piece of WWII history . Nice clean excellent  example with no condition issues. This may be the only remaining guestbook from Schloss Klessheim! This guestbook was taken by a U.S Captain of the 144th Field Artillery who was attached to the 45th Division. In May of 1945 he was among those who captured the Schloss Klessheim a castle in Austria where the Nazi's moved items from Berlin and Munich as the Third Reich collapsed. This Captain took lots of "loot" from the castle including this guest book. Please see letter he wrote on Hitler stationery (not included) and photo of him. Name on the envelope also pictured but not included. We have several items from him and his "hoard of loot".  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. Don't miss this one!  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. An outstanding rare guest book  in almost mint condition with great capture history. Do Not Miss This!

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

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

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    Original WWII Bronze German War Service Merit With Swords 2nd Class With Ribbon Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $69.00
    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. The award comes complete with a piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon. Made in both bronze and zinc We have several in stock and will pick the best one for you. All are in excellent condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Offering is for 1 (one) war service cross with swords with ribbon.  Very limited.  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 Kriegsmarine (Navy) Coastal Artillery Breast Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Solider Certified

    $55.00
    Original WWII German Kriegsmarine (Navy) Coastal Artillery Breast Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Solider Certified. The Kriegsmarine adopted slightly modified version of the NSDAP’s, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (National Socialist German Worker’s Party), national eagle for wear on the front of the headgear and the right breast of the uniform on March 24TH 1934. The Kriegsmarine’s version of the national eagle was identical to the army version except for the coloration with the army utilizing silver, white and grey eagles while the Kriegsmarine utilized golden yellow eagles. Beginning in 1935 Kriegsmarine land based personnel, primarily Coastal Artillery units, were issued field-grey uniforms that followed the fundamental designs of the army uniforms with minor variations. The breast eagles for the field-grey uniforms was basically the same as the standard breast eagles but were worked on different colored backgrounds. The early produced breast eagles were on a dark blue/green base while later production models were on a field-grey base. A  machine woven breast eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it’s talons, in golden yellow rayon threads on a woven, field-grey rayon base. The eagle is still on its original, field-grey, rayon and is in overall excellent, unissued condition.  Nice example un-issued with expected used U.S. Veteran bring-back condition.  Scarce in such good condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Original WWII Bronze German War Merit Medal 2nd Class With Ribbon Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $45.00
    The War Merit Medal was an extension of the War Merit Cross series of awards and was introduced on August 19TH 1940 for award to German nationals and foreign civilians who provided exceptional service to the war effort. Of Note: With the August 19TH 1940 expansion of the War Merit Cross series a Knight’s Cross of the War Merit Cross was also introduced for award to personnel who had provided a substantial contribution to the war effort. Die struck bronze alloy award with an embossed likeness of the War Merit Cross without swords to the obverse, 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. The arms of the cross have a slightly pebbled field while the background of the award is smooth with a fine raised lip to the outside edge. The reverse of the award has embossed Gothic script, "Für Kriegs-verdienst 1939", (For War Merit 1939), on a smooth background field. Complete with a piece of original ribbon. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Offering is for 1 (one) war service medal with  ribbon.  We have several from a collection and will select the best one for you. Very limited.  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 1939 Silver Wound Badge Awarded For Wounds In Combat Certified

    $95.00
    Original 1939 pattern, die struck, alloy construction, solid backed badge with a silver wash. The silver badge is higher award than the black. The badge was instituted in three classes, of black, silver and gold with the class bestowed reflecting the number or severity of the wounds received. The badge is in the form of an embossed, vertically oval, laurel leaf wreath encompassing an embossed profile of a M35 pattern helmet with a high relief, canted, swastika to the center, superimposed over crossed swords on a pebbled base field. Complete pin and catch assembly  Brought home by a U.S. Veteran as a war trophy.  Some wear from use otherwise  in good condition with minor storage wear to the medal. We have several from a collection and will pick the best one for you. An honest untouched U.S. Veteran bring back German medal. 100% guaranteed to be authentic. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Very limited supply. Please see our other versions of wound badges on our web site.

  • Original German SA Flag Bearer’s Gorget Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original German SA Flag Bearer's Gorget Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The SA flag bearer’s Kornet gorget was the first official gorget to be introduced by the NSDAP, at the Nürnberg Reichsparteitag in early August 1929. The NSKK and SS flag bearers used the SA Kornet gorget until the introduction of their respective gorgets; the NSKK in September 1935, and the SS in September 1938. Multi-piece, stamped alloy construction, heart shaped gorget with a heavy nickel/silver plating. Outside edge has a raised rolled back border lip. Upper corners of obverse each have a small, ornate, flower patterned, nickel/silver plated brass button. Gorget has a large natural brass/tombak eight point sunburst pattern plate affixed to the center with a nickel/silver plated circular plate superimposed to center. Central circular plate is fashioned after the early SA belt buckle face plate and features a small stylized national eagle clutching a wreath encompassing a sunwheel style swastika, on a smooth field. This in turn is encompassed by a twisted "rope" border followed by a ridged outer border with embossed oak-leaf half-wreath and another outer twisted "rope" border. Reverse of gorget with two bent over chain hanging tabs to upper corners and an retaining tab to middle for attaching the gorget through a uniform button hole. With Green wool felt back. RZM marked M1/24. No chain. Nice period used SA gorget captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy. Good condition used example showing some of the expected age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. Don't miss this one!  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWII Waffen SS Sleeve Collar Tab Cut Off By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Waffen SS Collar Tab Cut Off and  Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich "Beer-Hall" Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS  Right hand side, third and final pattern, (Circa 1940-1945), un-piped, black ribbed rayon construction collar tab with machine woven, (BeVo), SS runes in silvery/grey rayon threads. The collar tab is mounted on a buckram base. Of Note: This style of collar tab was generally worn by the ranks of SS-Schütze to SS-Untersturmführer inclusively. Removed from a uniform. Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and difficult to find  in good condition. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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

    SOLD Original WWII Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich "Beer-Hall" Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS sleeve eagle. Second pattern, (Circa 1939-1945), machine embroidered, SS sleeve eagle with out-stretched wings in silvery/grey, rayon threads on a black wool base. This is the final pattern machine embroidered version. captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy. Fresh “out of the woods” Nice used example showing the expected  age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are  very collectible and diff cult to find  in excellent condition. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Original WWII German West Wall Medal (Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen) Certified

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