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    Original WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Funeral Wreath Sash Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $165.00
    Original  WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Funeral Wreath Sash Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In fair  condition single sided double swastika about 6″/46″ pressed paper blend   material with separate  sewn white disk made of a  composite and a sewn bevo type  swastika made of a composite.  With original silver lettering and bullion fringe at the ends.  This is a standard quality .version. Used in funerals on wreaths.  A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very rare! in this form! Some storage wear tear in middle (two pieces) and some loss (see photos) priced accordingly.  Even with the minor condition issues it’s  Overall a very collectible sash with lots of history Nice period used funeral sash 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 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.

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

    $49.00
    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.  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.

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

    SOLD Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided,  mirror image on one side maker marked and size measurements in centimeters are on the edge of the flag 80cm/135cm that translates to  31'"/53" standard wool bunting style material with  screened  swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Maker marked 'Gofch" This maker marked and mirror image on one side type flag is sometimes associated with Navel use. Has the original ropes still attached for attaching to a pole. The ends are reinforced to prevent fraying when used in high winds. Very minor storage wear no fading very minor hole (see photos). This flag is   A good quality version and one of the better  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.

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

    $99.00
    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.

  • Original High Quality WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Funeral Wreath Sash Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original High Quality WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi) Party Funeral Wreath Sash Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In very good condition single sided double swastika about 6″/46″ rayon silk blend   material with separate  sewn white disk made of a  composite and a sewn bevo type  swastika made of a composite.  With original gold lettering and bullion fringe at the ends.   Heavy reinforced extra stitching at the tip to prevent fraying during use on a vehicle. This is a high quality .version. Used in funerals on wreaths.  A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very rare! in this form! Very minor storage wear.  Even with the minor condition issues it’s  Overall a very collectible sash with lots of history Nice period used funeral sash 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 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.

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

    SOLD Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Vehicle Certified. A standard  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 single sided,  29'"/39" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and screened  swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  This was the type used for vehicle identification to prevent friendly-fire from the air (see photos). It has 4 holes at the corners to tie down the flag on top of a tank or vehicle.  Very minor storage wear no fading no holes , a small spot (see photos). A good quality version and one of the most displayable and manageable  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!  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

    $1,995.00
    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 Extra Large Original WWII Era German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Outstanding Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided,  a whopping 59'"/77" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and screened  swastika. The middle area is very large! Also has the original rope and rings for hanging on a building (a rare feature). Both edges are frayed evenly from when it was torn down by U.S. forces but it looks fine. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very minor storage wear no fading very minor hole and a few tears, some staining (see photos). A good quality version and one of the largest 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 large desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one! The biggest flag we ever had! 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.

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

    SOLD Outstanding Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition single sided,  a whopping 55'"/136" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and screened  swastika. The middle area is very large! Has metal grommets for hanging (a scarce feature)  We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very minor storage wear no fading in EXCELLENT condition.   A good quality version and one of the largest sizes for the 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 large desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one! On of The biggest flags we ever had! 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.

  • Original WWII German SS Cap Eagle RZM Marked “Assman” Maker Mark Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII German SS Cap Eagle RZM Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. Die stamped, zinc/alloy construction SS cap eagle. The left facing eagle features out-stretched wings and is clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in its talons. The hollow backed reverse is a mirror image of the obverse and all three attachment prongs are present. The reverse of the eagle is well marked with the faint, embossed RZM logo and SS runes within dual circular borders and the embossed manufacture’s code "155/42", indicating manufacture by F. W. Assmann & Söhne of Lüdenscheid in 1942. in  used condition. Some light age patina. Slight discoloration  in the zinc and discoloration on the prongs. Defiantly a field used eagle! 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 and desirable with both prongs!

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    Original WWII German SS Cap Skull Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $725.00
    Original WWII German SS Cap Skull Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. 1934 SS pattern, stamped alloy construction skull with a silver wash. The skull features detailed eye and nose cut-outs, two rows of teeth and bottom jaw, superimposed over crossed bones. The skull also has subtle cranium and bone detailing. The skull retains all of its original silver wash. The hollow backed reverse of the skull is a mirror image of the obverse. The reverse retains both of its original attachment prongs. Rare maker marked Ges Gesch in  used condition. Some light age patina. Slight pitting in the zinc and discoloration on the prongs. Defiantly a field used skull! 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 and desirable with both prongs!

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

    $395.00
    SS Leader Heinrich Himmler's Personally Owned Post Card "Liberated" From His Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. A postcard addressed to Heinrich Himmler with text and photo of a house with postage stamp and postal cancellation mark. This card was saved by Himmler and was his personal property until it was "liberated" from his home as a war trophy by a U.S. Veteran. We have a collection of items removed from Himmler's home including his personal correspondence, personal photos and an Amber covered Mein Kamph book given to him or his wife by Hitler. This was from Himmler's lakeside home "Haus Lindenfycht" south of Munich. An amazing piece of history.  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one! 100% guaranteed to be authentic brought home by a U.S. Veteran as a trophy of war.  Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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    Original WWII German 2 Mark Nazi Silver Coin With Hindenburg And National Eagle Certified

    $18.95
    Original WWII German 2 Mark Nazi Silver Coin With Hindenburg And National Eagle. Original WWII Silver containing .625 silver. Third Reich silver was supposed to be destroyed, most was. We have several and will pick out the best one for you.  Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic good circulated  condition. Price is for one (1) silver Nazi coin. Most are dated 1937,1938 or 1939. Some might have slight tarnish. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. RARE! 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 Extra Large Original WWII Era German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Outstanding 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 double sided,  a whopping 47'"/107" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and screened  swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very minor storage wear no fading very minor hole and a few tears, some slight staining (see photos). A good quality version and one of the largest 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 large desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one! The bigger flags we ever had! 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.

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

    $89.00
    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.

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

    SOLD Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided,  a whopping 44'"/91" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and screened  swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very minor storage wear no fading very minor hole and a minor tear, some staining (see photos). This flag is VERY LARGE and has metal weights sewn into the end to keep it from flapping in the wind (a scarce feature).  A good quality version and one of the larger sizes for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag captured by 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 large 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.

  • Original WWII Era German Police POLIZEI EIGHTEEN YEAR LONG SERVICE AWARD, 1938 Certified

    SOLD Original WWII Era German Police POLIZEI EIGHTEEN YEAR LONG SERVICE AWARD, 1938 Certified. On January 30TH 1938 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. Second class, die struck alloy construction award with bright nickel/silver plated and frosted white finishes for eighteen years service. The award is in the form of a Pattée style cross with a central, vertically oval, centerpiece. The obverse centerpiece features an embossed oak-leaf wreath encompassing a national eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika on a smooth background field. The eagle’s wings extended beyond the oak-leaf wreath onto the horizontal arms of the cross. The reverse centerpiece has embossed, block Latin script, "Für Treue Dienst in der Polizei", (For Loyal Service in the Police), also on a smooth background field. The arms of the cross have a slightly textured background field with a smooth, raised, outer border edging. The ribbon suspension ring and medal loop are both intact. The award comes with a roughly 17cm long, horizontally ribbed, moire, cornflower blue rayon ribbon. In good but used condition with some storage age and expected issues some slight loss to the silver wash. 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. A scarce medal.

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

    SOLD Original WWII Era German DRL Sports Badge In SILVER 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 silver wash 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. Excellent condition  with some storage age and expected issues some loss to the silver wash. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.  Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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

    SOLD Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition single sided,  a whopping 44'"/78" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and screened  swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very minor storage wear no fading very minor hole and a minor tear, some staining (see photos) also has a slightly frayed edge where the US Veteran pulled it down from a building. A good quality version and one of the larger sizes for the most  discriminating and cultivated collector. Even with the minor condition issues it  Overall a very collectible flag with lots of history Nice period used flag captured by 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 large desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one! The biggest flag we ever had! 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.

  • Original Rare WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi Party) Banner Flag With RZM Tag Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Era German Nazi Party Flag Pennant Banner Certified. A standard  pennant 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 very good condition double sided about 9"/15" cotton blend style material with separate  sewn white disk and bevo woven swastika.  With original rope  to attach to antenna or pole on a vehicle.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  With it's original RZM paper tag Very rare! in this form! Very minor storage wear a bit of fraying at the very tip (see photos) otherwise excellent.  Even with the minor condition issues it’s  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 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.

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

    SOLD Outstanding Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard large Cloth  banner  type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers.  In  good condition double sided,  a whopping 59'"/77" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and screened  swastika. The middle area is very large! Also has the original rope and rings for hanging on a building (a rare feature). One edge is frayed evenly from when it was torn down by U.S. forces but it looks fine. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very minor storage wear no fading very minor hole and a few tears, some staining (see photos). A good quality version and one of the largest 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 large desirable size  in good condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one! The biggest flag we ever had! 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.

  • Original WWII German SS Cap Skull Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII German SS Cap Skull Maker Marked Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. 1934 SS pattern, stamped alloy construction skull with a silver wash. The skull features detailed eye and nose cut-outs, two rows of teeth and bottom jaw, superimposed over crossed bones. The skull also has subtle cranium and bone detailing. The skull retains all of its original silver wash. The hollow backed reverse of the skull is a mirror image of the obverse. The reverse retains both of its original attachment prongs. Rare maker marked Ges Gesch in used but good but used condition. Some light age patina. 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 and desirable with both prongs!

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    Original 1930’s Scarce Large Metal Adolf Hitler Relief Bust Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $195.00
    Original 1930's Adolf Hitler Relief Bust Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A nicely detailed 1930's silver painted metal relief of Hitler with 2 nubs on back for mounting. Some paint loss  (see photos). Two small cracks in the metal (see photos). After Hitler became Chancellor of Germany and eventually "The Fuhrer" merchants tried to cash in on his quick rise to fame by producing all sorts of busts, prints, postcards, and even toys with Hitler's image. This was eventually regulated by the NSDAP (Nazi) party later in 1935. During de-Nazification much of this type of material like so many Hitler items were 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.

  • Original WWII Era German NS-RKB MEMBER’S (Veteran’s Association) Armband Certified

    SOLD Original WWII Era German NS-RKB MEMBER'S (Veteran's Association) Armband Certified.  The DRKB, Deutscher Reichskriegerbund (Kyffhäuserbund), (German National Association of Veterans, Kyffhäuser Association), was formed during WWI, and was based on the DKB, Deutscher Kriegerbund (German Veterans Association), originally formed after the war of 1870-71. The addition of "Kyffhäuser" in the associations name referred to the Kyffhäuser mountain where a large war memorial had been erected. The goal of the association was to preserve the morale and comradeship of former soldiers and to financially assist its members if required. On March 29TH 1938 the DRKB was renamed NS-RKB, Nationalsozialistische-Reichskriegerbund, (National Socialist-State Soldiers League), by the NSDAP and amalgamated with most of the earlier veterans associations into one national organization. Uniform and headgear regulations of the DRKB/NS-RKB were introduced prior to 1933 and were modified again in 1936 and 1938. A 1938 pattern armband as worn on the lower right sleeve of the service tunic by NS-RKB enlisted ranks. Very deep navy blue cloth armband with machine woven NS-RKB insignia. Insignia consists of a white bordered, red shield with white bordered, black Iron Cross with white circular centerpiece featuring a black, canted swastika to center. Insignia is machine stitched to armband. Armband exhibits  heavy mothing (see photos). This It was originally sewn onto a  uniform.  An 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.

  • Original WWII German DEUTSCHE WEHRMACHT EAGLE (German Non-Member Armed Forces) Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German DEUTSCHE WEHRMACHT EAGLE (German Non-Members Armed Forces) 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 but worn condition some soiling bright colors (photo look a bit faded but the arm band is really bright yellow and vibrant). 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.

  • Very Rare Original Early (1920’s Style) German NSDAP Nazi Flag Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original 1920's Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard  small size 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,  13'"/20" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and multi-piece  swastika.    A fantastic piece of NSDAP history.  Very minor storage wear no fading no holes , a small spot (see photos). A good quality version and one of the most displayable and manageable  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 but used condition an outstanding  example. Don't miss this one early NSDAP (Nazi) party flags are very rare!  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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    Highly Detailed Original 1930’s Adolf Hitler Relief Bust Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    $225.00
    Highly Detailed Original 1930's Adolf Hitler Relief Bust Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A highly detailed 1930's gold painted plaster relief of Hitler with hook on back for hanging. Some paint loss to the ear (see photos). After Hitler became Chancellor of Germany and eventually "The Fuhrer" merchants tried to cash in on his quick rise to fame by producing all sorts of busts, prints, postcards, and even toys with Hitler's image. This was eventually regulated by the NSDAP (Nazi) party later in 1935. During de-Nazification much of this type of material like so many Hitler items were 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.

  • Original WWII Era German Hitler Youth Event Sports Badge 1935 Certified

    SOLD Original WWII Era German Hitler Youth Event Sports Badge 1935 Certified. The 25mm tall, aluminum award pin is roughly in the form of a vertical oval. The HJ diamond with swastika is to the center of the pin with a wreath of oak leaves arching upward from the base where a rectangle with a "1935" date may be seen. This first pattern pin was awarded in 1935 only. To the reverse is crimped a vertical pin-back device. Maker marked. 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 West Wall Medal (Deutsches Schutzwall-Ehrenzeichen) Certified

    SOLD 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. 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 CIVIL AIR DEFENSE HONOR DECORATION 2ND CLASS, 1938. (Luftschutz Ehrenzeichen) And VERY RARE Book Certified

    SOLD Original WWII CIVIL AIR DEFENSE HONOR DECORATION 2ND CLASS, 1938. (Luftschutz Ehrenzeichen) And VERY RARE Book Certified. 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 come complete with a roughly, 31mm wide, 18cm long, piece of original ribbed rayon ribbon. Comes with a VERY RARE richly illustrated book from the same person. 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. RARE!

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

    SOLD Original WWII Era German DRL Sports Badge In SILVER 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 silver wash 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. Excellent 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.

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    Original WWII German Russian Front Medal Killed In Action Document Grouping Certified

    $225.00
    Original WWII German Eastern Front or "Russian Front" Medal KIA document grouping.  Russian front "frozen Meat Medal" was the slang term for this award. The Russian Front Medal was instituted by Adolf Hitler on May 26TH 1942 to commemorate the first winter campaign in Russia. The award was available to all Wehrmacht personnel, civilians and foreign volunteers who met the required criteria with the main qualification being at least fourteen days of participation in combat on the Russian front. Die struck, alloy construction, medal with a silver washed outer rim and helmet, and a blued center. The obverse of the medal features a recessed outer rim with an embossed helmet and stick grenade to the top center and a high relief Wehrmacht style national eagle with down swept wings, clutching a static swastika in its talons which is superimposed on a laurel leaf sprig to the center. The reverse of the medal features a recessed outer rim with a smooth background field with embossed Latin script to the center, "Winterschlacht Im Osten 1941/42", (Winter Battle in the East 1941/42), above a crossed sword and laurel leaf sprig. The medal loop and the ribbon suspension ring are both intact.  in good condition with minor storage wear to the cloth and ribbon. Also has the issue envelope and document group from the solider who was killed in Russia. Documents are in good condition (piece of tape is present on one). Also a modern inquiry to the German War Graves commission seeking more information on the soldier. Killed In action Groupings like this rarely come up for sale. 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. RARE

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

    $79.00
    The War Merit Cross (Silver) 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 Silver (zinc metal) this being the silver version.  We have several in stock and will pick the best one for you. All are in good 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 in silver.  Very limited.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site including the bronze finish versions.  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 DAF “Deutsche Arbeitsfront” (German Labour-front) Wall Plaque Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German DAF "Deutsche Arbeitsfront" (German Labour-front) Wall Plaque Certified. The "Deutsche Arbeitsfront" (German Labour-front), originally founded in 1933, became an official NSDAP organization in October 1934. Its stated purpose was to educate the workers in industry and commerce in furtherance of the smooth and efficient operation of all labour in the Third Reich. It also controlled the KdF, "Kraft durch Freude" (Strength through Joy), organization which provided recreation for workers. However, DAF’s most important goal was to enforce the political stability of the large mass of work force. A cast aluminum plaque in the form of the DAF emblem; being a cut-out, mobile swastika within a fourteen-toothed cog, 20cm in diameter. Where the cog is smooth, the swastika has raised edges within which are painted black. Excellent condition with some wear and 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 WWII Era German Mother’s Cross With Presentation Document Secretarial Signed By Adolf Hitler Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Silver 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 (almost mint this is the best condition silver cross we have seen!  The cross is accompanied by it's original issue document signed by Adolf Hitler! Hitler did not sign these documents in person but the signature looks to be made in fountain ink not a stamp so it is most likely made by a secretary. The document has an embossed Nazi party eagle, it is in good but worn condition (see photos) with some storage wear and bends. 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.  Offer is for one (1) Silver Mother Cross and document as pictured. Rare in this condition and with it's Hitler document!  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 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. 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.

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    Original German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Bronze Almost Mint With Original Paper WrapperCertified

    $69.00
    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 long original ribbon is also included. Still packaged in it's original issuing paper wrapper. Excellent condition (almost mint) with 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.

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

    SOLD Outstanding Original WWII Era German  Nazi Party Flag Certified. A standard  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,  25'"/49" standard cotton bunting style material with separate cloth sewn white disk and screened  swastika. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference.   A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very minor storage wear no fading no holes , a small spot (see photos). A good quality version and one of the most displayable and manageable  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!  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 Rare WWII Era German NSDAP (Nazi Party) Super Deluxe Vehicle Pennant Banner Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

    SOLD Original WWII Era German Nazi Party Super Deluxe Vehicle Pennant Banner Certified. A standard reinforced vehicle pennant 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 very good condition double sided about 9"/15" heavy reinforced cotton blend style material with separate  sewn white disk made of a leather composite and a sewn multi-piece  swastika made of a leather composite.  With original rope and metal hook to attach to antenna or pole on a vehicle.  Heavy reinforced extra stitching at the tip to prevent fraying during use on a vehicle. The leather disk and swastika is a very rare feature and is of the highest quality. A fantastic piece of WWII history.  Very rare! in this form! Very minor storage wear.  Even with the minor condition issues it’s  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 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.

  • Original WWII German Mauser Relic Used On D-Day At Crisbecq Battery (Utah Beach) Normandy Certified

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

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    Outstanding WWII Era German NS-RKB MEMBER’S Medals, Cuff Title, And Arm Band Certified

    $295.00
    Outstanding WWII Era German NS-RKB MEMBER'S Medals, Cuff Title, And Arm Band Certified.  All members of the NS-RKB wore a cufftitle on the lower left sleeve. There were three levels to the cufftitle rank structure. Cufftitles with gold threads for leaders, silver/aluminum thread for staff and members of the advisory groups and finally silver/grey threads for association members of general members. Machine woven "West" cufftitle in silver/grey thread on a dark blue/black background with crossed swords to either side of the script. Bordered on both the top and button in silver/grey threads. Cufftitle is full length an uncut, approximately 39cm. Plus a A 1938 pattern armband as worn on the lower right sleeve of the service tunic by NS-RKB enlisted ranks. Very deep navy blue cloth armband with machine woven NS-RKB insignia. Insignia consists of a white bordered, red shield with white bordered, black Iron Cross with white circular centerpiece featuring a black, canted swastika to center. Insignia is machine stitched to armband. And a 3 place medal bar including The Cross of Merit for War Aid was introduced in December of 1916 by King Wilhelm II, who, after rendering it to himself, made the first award of this medal to Field Marshall von Hindenberg. A Combatants Cross of Honor Instituted in July of 1934 by von Hindenburg (resulting in its erroneous designation as the "Hindenburg Cross") to recognize service in WWI. It ranked beneath bravery awards but above other service and campaign awards. and lastly a Nazi (NSDAP) 25 year Long Service medal 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. The three classes of the decoration consisted of the special class for fifty years of continuous service with the same employer in the free economic system, the first class decoration for forty years of service, and the second class for twenty-five years service. All three classes followed the same basic design, with minor variations. A fantastic grouping from a NS-RKB MEMBER who was a WWI Veteran all came from the same person. In good worn condition some  loss to silver finish. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.    

  • Original WWII German Scarce Auxiliary Stretcher Bearer’s Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Scarce Auxiliary Stretcher Bearer's 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 only worn while the individual was performing the specific duty or function identified by the armband. The Auxiliary Stretcher Bearer’s armband was worn by personnel assisting military Medical and/or Red Cross personnel in the execution of removing the wounded from the field.  Later pattern, roughly, 10cm tall, 42cm long, loosely woven white cotton/rayon blend construction armband with machine woven, black, Gothic script in two lines to the obverse, "Hilfs=Krankenträger", (Auxiliary Stretcher Bearer). The script is encompassed by a machine woven, black, rectangular, simulated rope like border. Both the top and bottom edges of the armband have interwoven rows of reinforcement stitching. 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!

  • Original WWII Era Hitler Youth HJ PROFICIENCY BADGE In Silver Certified

    SOLD Original WWII Era Hitler Youth HJ PROFICIENCY BADGE In Silver Certified. The Leistungsabzeichen der HJ, (Proficiency Badge of the HJ), was instituted as the first Hitler Youth award by Reichsjugendführer Baldur von Schirach on May 1ST 1934 as an incentive for HJ members to increase their proficiency in military oriented athletics, academics, field exercises, and shooting. The badge was established in three grades of Silver, Bronze and Iron, with the age of the recipient being the determining factor of which grade the individual was eligible for. Seventeen year old's were eligible for the Silver badge, sixteen year old's for the Bronze badge and fifteen year old's for the Iron badge. Each HJ member was issued a Leistungsbuch, (Qualification book), to record their achievements and verify their right to wear the badge when awarded. Originally the badges were worn on the left breast pocket of the HJ service uniform but later regulations altered wear to the right breast pocket. The stamped, polished alloy award is in the form of a Tyr-rune with a circle superimposed to it, upon which is embossed, in runic script, "Für Leistungen In Der H.J." (For Proficiency In The H.J.), encompassing a mobile swastika. To the age darkened reverse is a raised RZM mark, "M1/35" indicating manufacture by  Wachtler & Lange, Mittweida and a six-digit serial number. The pin-back device is intact. In good worn condition some  loss to silver finish. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

  • Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge In Silver Maker Marked WH Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Infantry Assault Badge In Silver Maker Marked WH Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Infantry Assault Badge in silver was introduced on December 20TH 1939 by Generaloberst Walther von Brauchitsch, for award to Officers, and EM/NCO's of non-motorized, Infantry and Mountain Infantry units. Criteria for the award varied. Die struck, solid backed, zinc construction badge with a silver washed finish features an embossed, vertically oval, oak-leaf wreath with a Wehrmacht style eagle with down-swept wings, clutching a canted swastika in its talons, superimposed to the top center, encompassing a cut-out, bolt action, rifle with a fixed bayonet and a sling. The solid reverse has a crimped, soldered hinge, a thin, round, vertical, pin and a soldered catch (on an oval base plate all intact. Maker marked "W H" Wilhelm Hobacher. Good condition some slight loss to the silver finish. 100% guaranteed to be authentic complete museum documentation (COA) provided. Brought home by a U.S. Veteran 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.

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    Original Piece Of U.S. D-Day Used Barrage Balloon From Omaha Beach Certified

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

  • Original WWII German Army Officer’s Uniform Removed Bullion Breast Eagle Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German Army Officer's Uniform Removed Bullion Breast Eagle Certified. Generally Officer’s ranks utilized hand or machine embroidered breast eagles while EM/NCO’s ranks utilized machine embroidered or machine woven breast eagles. During the war the breast eagles were manufactured in a variety of slightly different manufacturing techniques and coloration. Hand embroidered, national breast eagle with out-stretched wings, clutching a wreathed, canted, swastika in it’s talons in bright, silver/aluminum bullion and wire threads with accent threads mounted on a cut-out dark blue/green badge cloth base. Removed from a uniform.  100% Guaranteed to be authentic Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of  History.  Please see our other items.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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

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

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    Original WWII German Russian Front Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    $79.00
    Back In  Stock Original WWII German Eastern Front or "Russian Front" Medal Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. Russian front "frozen Meat Medal" was the slang term for this award. The Russian Front Medal was instituted by Adolf Hitler on May 26TH 1942 to commemorate the first winter campaign in Russia. The award was available to all Wehrmacht personnel, civilians and foreign volunteers who met the required criteria with the main qualification being at least fourteen days of participation in combat on the Russian front. Die struck, alloy construction, medal with a silver washed outer rim and helmet, and a blued center. The obverse of the medal features a recessed outer rim with an embossed helmet and stick grenade to the top center and a high relief Wehrmacht style national eagle with down swept wings, clutching a static swastika in its talons which is superimposed on a laurel leaf sprig to the center. The reverse of the medal features a recessed outer rim with a smooth background field with embossed Latin script to the center, "Winterschlacht Im Osten 1941/42", (Winter Battle in the East 1941/42), above a crossed sword and laurel leaf sprig. The medal loop and the ribbon suspension ring are both intact. We recently obtained a large collection of German medals brought home by a U.S. Solider as war trophies. Well marked. We have several from a large collection, we will select the best one for you. All in good condition with minor storage wear to the cloth and ribbon. Offering is for one (1) medal. An honest untouched U.S. Veteran bring back German Eastern Front Medal. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Very limited supply. Here is an opportunity to obtain a 100% authentic and iconic WWII era German medal that is Museum certified for a reasonable price. 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 “In Service Of The German Army” Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified

    SOLD Original WWII German "Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht". (In Service of the German Armed Forces).  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"Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht". (In Service of the 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, white cotton construction armband with screened, black, Gothic script in two lines to the obverse, ""Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht". (In Service of the German Armed Forces). . 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 but worn condition some soiling. 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.