These pages display a number of the rare items that I have had the pleasure of selling. To view more details and a larger photograph please click on the thumbnail picture.
POLITICAL LEADERS PEAK CAP, REICH LEVEL LEADER.
Reich level is the highest level of political leadership. Brown wool top with dark brown velvet centre band and yellow piping for a Reich level political leader. Complete with gilt metal eagle, cap cockade with enamel swastika badge and gold cap cords which are held in place by two small gold buttons. The interior features brown sweat band with one tear but no missing material, gold silk lining is in excellent condition but the celluloid patch has been removed as they often are . No moth or damage but there are some faint age marks to the exterior crown of the cap but they are rather minor. Nice looking and impressive cap. Exc++
POLITICAL LEADERS KREISLEITERS PEAK CAP.
Superb looking hat with a very high front. Brown cloth body with brown velvet centre band with white edge piping as worn by the Kreisleiter and his staff. Complete with gold metal cap eagle, cockade and cap cords which are held in place with two small gilt buttons. The exterior of the cap is in very nice condition and it is very impressive. The interior features a pale gold lining with plain celluloid patch. The leather sweat band is basically complete but it does have several old tears and splits to it. There is an RZM label under the sweat band. Some wear to the very base of the hat but can not be seen when displayed, please see photographs. Beautiful looking hat and very impressive, with some age wear to the interior. Exc++
RAD OFFICERS DAGGER BY EICKHORN COMPLETE WITH HANGER AND RARE BELT LOOP.
This is a superb set in near mint condition. Fine detail to the eagle head hilt and it still retains much factory frosted finish. The white grip plates are in mint condition. The beautiful blade is in mint condition, the obverse side features the RAD motto and the reverse side has the the makers details, Eickhorn Solingen and features there 1935 / 41 pattern trademark. The matching scabbard retains almost all factory silver frosted finish and the central panel retains 100% factory bluing, very rare to see. Complete with a fine set of brown leather RAD officers hangers and the matching and very rare brown leather RAD belt loop with large metal belt clip which is maker marked on the reverse side. A superb set, probably impossible to improve on this one. Near mint or better.
HITLER YOUTH 1944 GAUSIEGER AWARD.
This is a late war painted example dated 1944.The badge still retains much original silver frosted finish with all original paint remaining with excellent detail to the eagle and painted HJ diamond. The reverse side features pin and hook with makers details, G.BREHMER MARKNEUKIRCHEN. Near mint.
HJ SPORTS BADGE COMPLETE WITH MATCHING MINIATURE AND ISSUE PACKET.
Silver grade badge, FUR LEISTUNGENIN DER HJ with swastika the centre. The reverse side features safety pin hook and pin and it is also maker marked, RZM M1/101 and with issue number 46412.Complete with superb quality matching miniature which is also the silver grade and it is maker marked RZM M1/34 and complete with paper packet of issue. A really nice set. Mint,
THIRD REICH LAND CUSTOMS DAGGER BY HORSTER COMPLETE WITH HANGERS AND KNOT.
Green leather grip is in fine condition. Customs style aluminium pommel and crossguard, the crossgurd eagle shows excellent detail with raised tips to the eagles wings in the customs style. The blade is by Horster Solingen and it is in near mint condition. The scabbard retains all original green leather, it is fitted with three steel fittings which still retain almost all frosted finish which perfectly matches the daggers hilt fittings in colour, normally this frosted finish is worn away with time and so this is a rare survivor. Complete with a very nice silver knot and a rare set of Land Customs hangers. An extremely nice set, much better than most. Near mint.
SS DAGGER 33 MODEL, RZM EXAMPLE BY EICKHORN COMPLETE WTH HANGER.
The plated crossguard still retain most of the silver platting and are in really nice condition. The black wooden grip is in perfect condition with no chips, cracks or repairs and it is complete with SS insignia and silver eagle. The blade is in really nice condition, the obverse side features the SS motto, the reverse side has a few faint age marks and it is maker marked, RZM 941/38 SS with the Eickhorn 1935 / 41 pattern squirrel trade mark, The scabbard retains most of its original black paint just showing light age, it is fitted with matching silver plated fittings. Complete with leather hanger. Eickhorn is probably the most desirable of all the RZM produced SS daggers and this is a very nice example.
SS 33 MODEL DAGGER BY HAMMESFAHR WITH VERTICAL HANGER .
A very nice early quality example. All early nickel silver fittings, the lower crossguard reverse side is SS district marked III for Munich. The black wooden grip is in perfect condition and it is complete with SS runic badge and silver eagle. The blade is in very nice condition and it still retains much factory cross grain, the obverse side features the SS motto and the reverse side is maker marked, Gottlieb Hammesfahr Solingen. The scabbard retains much original black anodised finish and it is complete with matching nickel silver fittings. Complete with black leather vertical hanger which is marked inside, SS 8/34 RZM but it is rather faint now especially the numbers. A very nice looking example. Exc++
DUTCH NAVAL OFFICERS DAGGER,1889 MODEL.
Bone grip has some age discoloration and hairline cracks but it is still very nice and certainly very attractive. Simple brass pommel. Interesting crossguard features a winged design with central block with crossed anchors. The blade is plain and shows some age wear. Matching brass scabbard, the obverse side is decorated with naval anchor and foliage designs, the reverse side is plain with out decoration. A most unusual and rare European naval dagger. Exc++
NSFK FLYERS DAGGER BY HELBIG COMPLETE WITH HANGER.
This is the scarce aluminium type with simulated leather. The aluminium hilt fittings are in fine condition and the crossguard swastikas have a slight gilt appearance which is more prominent on the obverse side. The grip has a crackled finish which is then painted blue to simulate leather and it is in fine condition. The blade is in mint condition and it is maker marked , F & A Helbig Steinbach. The scabbard has the identical crackle finish and again the blue paint is in fine condition, the scabbard is fitted with matching aluminium mounts, the throat is stamped with the NSFK winged man acceptance stamp. Complete with correct pattern leather hanger and the belt clip is in good working order. An exceptional example. Near mint condition.