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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 20

European World War and Post-War Militaria

Estimate: $600 - $900

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
9 medals: 1) small Iron Cross with intial W (Wilhelm I or II era), 2) Weltkrieg Ehrenmedaille 1914 - 1918 (World War Medal of Honor 1914 - 1918), 3) 1921 Kyffhauserbund Union Commemorative War Medal, 4) 1934 Cross for Next-of-Kin ("Widow's Cross"), 5) 1939 War Merit Cross Medal, 6) 1939 "Knights Cross" Iron Cross Second Class Medal, 7) 1942 Medal for the Italian-German Campaign in Africa, 8) Iron Cross medal with original pinback. Initals V.S. embossed inside Reichsadler, 9) Adolf Hitler medallion 9 Pins: 1) Third Reich stick pin, 2) German 1 Mai 1936 (May 1, 1936) May Day Celebration "tinnie" badge. Maker's mark: Scheideanstalt Oberstein, 3) Small DLRG Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft (German Life Saving Society) pin, 4) Kyffhauserbund stick pin, 5) Reichsvereinigung Eisen (Reich Association of Iron) RVE stick pin. Maker's mark: Walgo, Abzeichenfabrik (Kierspe)-BHK, 6) German S.A. Sports Badge, 7) Reichsadler pin, 8) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pin. Maker's mark: Polk (N.Y.C.), 9) 1976 Hessischer Schutzenverband (Hessian Shooting Association) H&B 25th Anniversary stick pin 4 "Gott mit uns" belt buckles: 1) WWI brass Prussian enlisted buckle, 2) 1942 WWII Wehrmacht buckle with original leather tab, 3 and 4) two miscellaneous WWII Wehrmacht buckles "Kampf um's Dritte Reich" ("Fight for the Third Reich") and "Der Gtatt der Arbeit und des Friedens" (The God of Work and Peace" cigarette cards. 1 7/8" x 2 7/8". CAID "Unsere reichsmarine" ("Our Imperial Navy") cigarette cards. 3" x 2 1/4". "Bilder deutscher Geschichte" ("Pictures of German History") cigarette cards. 2 3/4" x 3 1/4". Assorted Sammelwerk cigarette cards depicting Hitler, WWII-era German life and the 1936 Olympics. 4 3/4" x 3 1/8" and 4 1/4" x 6 3/4". Six unopened Olympic-themed packs (four smaller size, two larger). Early 20th century German and Italian postcards. "Front de guerre autor d'Ypres 1914- 1918" ("War front around Ypres") Belgian postcard set by Nels. In orginal packaging. "Ypres, Ieper" Belgian postcard set by Nels. In original packaging. Major Otto Ernst Remer signed postcard. 1937 Paul von Hindenburg (1847 - 1934) 2 Reichsmark Silver Coin Periodical "SS Leitheft. 10 Jahrgang. Heft 9, 1944" ("S.S. Guidebook. 10th Year. Issue 9, 1944") with sketch drawn on the back cover by an unknown artist "Max ___?" Book "Bewaffmete Arbeiterbataillone im Bezirk Rostock: 25 Jahre Kampfgruppen der Arbeiterklasse" ("Armed Worker Battalions in the District of Rostock: 25 Years of Combat Groups of the Working Class") by Dr. Rudi Umland, Jochen Ewald and Gerhard Jahn (1978) Keywords: Photos, Photo, Snapshots, WWII, World War Two, German,

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