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  • Original WWI German 1918 Wound Badge In Black Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWI German 1918 Wound Badge In Black Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Wound Badge was originally established on March 3rd 1918 by Prussian King Wilhelm II to recognize the sacrifice of those wounded during WWI. The badge was instituted in three classes with the class bestowed reflecting the number or severity of the wounds received. The classes consisted of a black badge for one or two wounds, a silver badge for three or four wounds and a gold badge for five or more wounds or loss of a limb or sight.  Die struck, hollow backed, steel construction badge with a black wash. The badge is in the form of a vertical oval, which is more circular then the 1939 pattern WWII badges, with an embossed, high relief, profile of a M16 pattern helmet superimposed over crossed swords on a pebbled base encompassed by an embossed oval laurel leaf wreath. The reverse of the badge is a mirror image of the obverse. Reverse of the badge is complete with its original hinge and pin & catch assembly.  In good condition with expected wear and slight wear of the black  finish. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Interesting WWI German Veteran’s Pillow With Hand Sewn Design Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $75.00
    Interesting WWI German Veteran's Pillow With Hand Sewn Design Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. An unusual piece a nice medium pillow with sewn design for WWI German Veteran. In good condition a few tears and age related issues (see photos). The stuffing inside was changed at some point otherwise excellent.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.  Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWI German Prussian Pickelhaube Spiked Helmet Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

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

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    Original WWI German Red Cross Medical Invalid Feeder From A WWI U.S. Nurse Certified

    $69.00
    Original WWI German Red Cross Medical Invalid Feeder From A WWI U.S. Nurse Certified. Antique WWI Era Red Cross Porcelain Invalid Feeder Cup, Germany c 1910s  WWI era Red Cross not marked Germany but is consistent with other German versions. It is 5 inches long overall and 2 inches tall. A  terrific antique feeder in excellent condition no chips or cracks. Used to feed wounded soldiers soup, broth, or milk. This came from a WWI U.S. Nurse.  100% guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Very Rare WWI German Medal Bar Salesman’s Sample Board Circa 1918-1932

    $375.00
    Very Rare WWI German Medal Bar Salesman's Sample Board Circa 1918-1932. A very rare and seldom seen salesman's board with WWI German medal bars, button hole-lapel pins and miniature badges. The type worn by Veterans of WWI in parades and other activities before the Nazi's took over. A few are missing but most are there. Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. 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.