Don't miss your opportunity to own these amazing pieces of history!
US/RCAF WWII SPITFIRE/HURRICANE Fighter Pilot Grouping - North Africa - 92 Squadron - Top Rare!
Super grouping named to W/O Frank SHAFER. He was a US citizen from Cleveland, OH who made his way to Canada to volunteer in the RCAF. Comes with a super wartime portrait photo of him in uniform wearing US and RAF wings, his original flight Log book listing hundreds flights, many ops in North Africa. He included many interesting details including other pilots' crashes, deaths, German plane shot down, etc! A treasure trove of information about 92 Squadron! He also flew missions during Battle of El Alamein!! The logbook also contains several original signatures of F/Lt JH Wedgwood - very famous RAF ACE KIA during the war - rare signature!! (see link below). Probably others as well, but this is the only one I immediately recognized. Also comes with several letters he wrote to his sister, newspaper articles and more. (Available again; buyer never paid)
US WWII Rear ADMIRAL
DSM Medal & Document
Grouping - USS LEXINGTON
+ SUBMARINE OFFICER
Extensive grouping named to Rear Admiral Alexander F. JUNKER. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1922. His first assignment was to the USS Texas. In 1924 he entered submarine service. His first submarine assignment was the USS S 26 based in the canal zone. He served in various other submarines between 1930 and 1933. He served on the USS Porpoise as well as the USS Dolphin. He was assigned to the USS Lexington in July 1940 as engineering officer. He was on the Lexington win it was sunk by Japanese forces during the battle of the Coral Sea and received a Bronze Star citation for services he performed at the time. He went on to serve as commanding officer of the US Sabine and the USS President Jackson. He received a gold star for the bronze star and subsequently the combat V for the bronze star as well. He later was awarded the Legion of Merit for WWII service as well as the Distinguished Service Medal for service during the Korean War.
The grouping comes with his complete set of service medals, his gold officer submarine service dolphins, dog tag, a binder full of original as well as copy paperwork related to his service (MUCH MORE than is pictured below). Contains an extensive record of his service. Important original paperwork includes his formal bronze star medal citation, Gold Star and Combat “V" citation, letter regarding Gold Star and combat “V" award, legion of merit citation, letter concerning his award of the navy unit commendation ribbon bar, Distinguished Service Medal citation, original photo of him being awarded the DSM by the secretary of the navy extensive original letter concerning his award of the DSM and more.
US WWII Armored Photo &
Insignia Grouping - 8th
138 photos, all from the same man who served in the 8th Armored Division, 80th Tank Battalion- NOTE - the 536th patch DOES NOT go with this grouping - it was photographed in error. SUPER armored photos - many great images of tanks, Sherman Tanks with additions including bulldozer features and Flail chains, He indicates on the back of one of the photos that the bulldozer tank was their tank and they named it "BOGIE BUSTER." Awesome! German trucks in US service, good photos of other vehicles, identified locations in France and Belgium, KIA German soldier - looks like Grossdeutschland Division, French girlfriends, battlefield decimation, Ruhr River crossing, captured railway cannons, French girl giving troops Cognac, nice photos of 8th armored Div patches being worn, named tanks, more!
RARE US POW YMCA Diary -
Captured in North
Rare original POW diary of a 34th Division, 168th Infantry Regiment soldier captured in Tunisia at the battle of Sidi Bou Zid. Named to Alonzo EDWARDS. This was a battle that pre-dated the more well known Kasserine Pass battle. He was imprisoned at Stalag 3B Furstenberg.These are exceedingly rare to find, especially to someone captured this early in the war!
WWII US GI Photo Album - North Africa - 175th Engineers - North Africa, SICILY & ITALY
Appx 200 photos. From man who served in the 175 Engineers, aircraft, interacting with locals, knocked out bunkers, knocked out TIGER TANK, destroyed German equipment, captured Italian flags, photos taken near KASSERINE PASS, crashed FW 190, other crashed Luftwaffe Aircraft, identified locations in Italy & Sicily, German STURMGESCHUTZ, Mussolini after execution, and more.
US WWII KIA Purple Heart
Medal- POW - Stalag 2B HAMMERSTEIN
Officially wartime government engraved Purple Heart Medal named to Put Gilbert H. CASEY. Was captured and held at Stalag 2B HAMMERSTEIN. He survived and when on and serve in Korea.
US WWII KIA Purple Heart
Medal - 36th Infantry
Comes with officially wartime government engraved Purple Heart in case. Named to Pet William A. CLARK who served in the 142 Inf Rgt, 36th division. He was KIA on June 3, 1944 and is buried at Sicily-Rome American cemetery. Comes with binder with research and copies of information pertaining to his death.
US WWII Jewish KIA
Purple Heart Medal
Grouping to Jewish officer 1st Lt Phillip BERNSTEIN who was KIA while serving with the 78th Infantry Division on Jan 20 1945. Comes with his original wartime government engraved Purple Heart in original white box and mailing carton, also with Philadelphia Quartermaster insert letter inside, interesting wooden stand-up portrait of Bernstein. Copy paperwork.
US WWII 8th AF PILOT
Medal & Photo Album
Grouping - 486th Bomb
Named grouping to 2nd Lt Charles R. DAVIS who served as a B-17 pilot in the 833rd BS, 486 BG. Comes with three sets of wings, one engraved, Air Medal various uniform insignia patches and more. Also comes with a very nice photo album containing his Air Medal citations, other documents from his service, very good B-17 mission photos, newspaper clippings, strike photos, portraits, base images and more. Nice grouping!
German Army OFFICER
Photo & Document
Grouping - Commander
III./Gren Rgt 203 -
294 photos. Named to Major Erich GERSTENBERG who served as commander in Inf Rgt 105 & 36 and later as commander Jaeger Batl in Gren Rgt 178. He was also commander III./Gren Rgt 203 which was destroyed at STALINGRAD. Comes with a nice selection of award documents. They were stored improperly and suffered discoloration. I placed them in acid free bags & boards. Iron Cross FRIST Class with original signature General der Infanterie Albrecht Schubert (RK winner), Iron Cross Second Class award document also with original signature Schubert, Infantry Assault Badge award document while serving as commander III./Gren Rgt 203 with orig signature General. Black Wound Badge awarded for being wounded at STALINGRAD Sept 1942 with orig signature 14 Panzer Division Generalleutnant Friedrich Sieberg - RK winner). Westwall medal, second Black Wound Badge award document, Long Service Medal document, also comes with the VORSCHLAG FOR THE GERMAN CROSS IN GOLD for and Oblt GUTMACHER which Gerstenberg wrote gives great details of his military exploits at STALINGRAD - Gerstenberg was the commander of II./Gren Rgt 178 at the time! the unit was destroyed at Stalingrad. Lots of other documents, several Stalingrad related. Photo album is well captioned covering his pre-war service, very good images. Rare grouping to an officer that survived Stalingrad!
GERMAN CROSS IN GOLD Winner Photo & Document Grouping - REGIMENT GENERAL GOERING + 12 Fallschirmsturmgeschütze Brigade
90 photos and original large formal German Cross in Gold award document to Feldwebel Arulf KETTERL. He received the DKiG while serving with 7./Flak-Regiment 43 on March 31, 1943. At this time, Flak Regiment 43 was part of REGIMENT GENERAL GOERING under the command of Major Karlhuber! There is also a letter he wrote o General Heinrich Plickert in 1954 discussing his being proposed for and approved the Knights Cross by General Erdman.He indicates that at war's end he was serving in the 6 Fallschirmjaeger Division in the 12 Fallschirmsturmgeschuetze Brigade. Great group at a great price!
Luftwaffe Photo Album &
SOLDBUCH - ITALY, SICILY,
Balkans, Austria - Flak
Sturm Abt. 28
122 photos. Named to Uffz. Gunther LOOSE. Comes with a certificate indicating that he received points for the Flak Badge for shooting down an aircraft in Kalamaki, Greece. His SOLDBUCH is well filled out with nice uniform photo. Many Flak unit entries. Awards entered include Iron Cross Second Class, Flak Badge, Ground Combat Badge, Flak Tactical Badge. The Photo Album has nice studio portraits of the man, unit photos, photos from BERLIN, Photos from ROME, photos from SICILY, 8.8cm FLAK firing at night, transport plane, photos from TAORMINA, Sicily, and more.
GERMAN CROSS IN GOLD Winner Award
Document Grouping - 253 Inf.
Grouping of Oberfeldwebel Bernhard DIEPER. He was a German Cross in Gold Winner Comes with his letter from the commander of Gren Rgt 453 on Regimental letterhead congratulating and enclosing his DKiG - with original signature, two map postcards of the 253 Inf Division, ORIGINAL Tegesbefehl for Sept 12, 1944 listing Dieper as having received the DKiG (rare), and another rare document - 253 Inf Division citation for uninterrupted service in Russia from 1941 to 1944, with original signature of 253 Inf Div commander General KARL BECKER (RK+Oakleaves) - first time I have offered this document!
CLOSE COMBAT CLASP & GOLD
WOUND BADGE Award Document
Grouping to Obergef. Mathaeus RAUH who served in 1./Pionier Batl 173. Comes with his Iron Cross First Class document with original signature General XXX Korps Commander Maximilian FRETTER-PICO (RK+Oakleaves), NAHKAMPFSPANGE 1 Class awarded Dec 8, 1943 with orig. sig. btl commander, WOUND BADGE In GOLD awarded Sept 23, 1944 with orig. sig. Btl. cdr., KRIMSCHILD award document, STURMABZEICHEN with orig. sig. div. cdr. Rudolf Freiherr VON ROMAN (RK+Oakleaves winner).
WWII USAAF Airplane Instruments & Souvenirs - Dealer's Lot
MASSIVE lot of original USAAF aircraft instruments and equipment. Comes with a MINT Type N6A reflector GUNSIGHT (appx. $350-$450), appx 22 original helmet & headset extensions (sell for $10-20 each), appx. 60 various type PL-540, PL-54, and other plugs ($6-10 each) , several original flight computers, original throat microphones ($25-$40 each), original headset assemblies, three original SW-141-E Press to Talk assemblies - two in original packaging! ($50-80 each), M-1 eye shields in original packaging, Microphones Type RS 38-A and more! Appx $2000 conservative value.
$1150 - reduced to $850
Award Document Grouping
- Greece + Crimea
Grouping to Uffz. Emil CHRISTMAN who served in Very. u. Kart. Abt. (mot) 613. Comes with his KVK2 award document with original signature 12 Armee commander, General der Pioniere Walter KUNTZE (RK winner), SOLDBUCH & Wehrpass are complete and well filled out, Wehrmacht Fuhrerschein, RED Cross stretcher bearer oilcloth ID, military discharge.
Rare EHRENSCHILD DES LUFTGAUKOMMANDOS NORWEGEN
Rare award document of the EHRENSCHILD DES LUFTGAUKOMMANDOS NORWEGEN- Honor Plaque for Special Achievement. Issued March 27, 1942 with original signature commander Luftgau Norwegen Genlt. Willi HARMJANZ. The document is rarer than the plaque itself.
WWI & WWII Photo & Document Grouping
Very nice grouping to Oberzahlmesiter Otto LINZ. During WWI he served in Inf. Rgt. "Kaiser Wilhelm II" no. 116. Comes with a very nice large WWII euro photo of him in Major uniform wearing all his medals. Also comes with three WWI era photos of him. Very nice, extensive award document grouping including EK2, EK1, Ernst Ludwig Bravery Medal, and several others. Also his WWII ear large promotion document to Oberfeldzehlmeister, promotion document to Oberstleutnant, and more. nice lot!
Photo Album - Destroyer
FRIEDRICH IHN - Nice!
84 photos of a sailor who served on the Destroyer Friedrich Ihn. He also served on the Z24 and Z27. Named to a Ob. Fk. Maat WERNER MAAK. Comes with his ORIGINAL Zerstörer Friedrich Ihn cap tally! Well captioned throughout. photos start with his KM training in Stralsund, identified officers, ship postcards, good photos of him and the crew onboard the Ihn, Ihn cap tallies in wear, arriving in Hamburg harbor, photos of the ship's captain and other officers, photos inside the ship, great STUDIO PORTRAITS of the man wearing Ihn Cap Tally and another wearing his DESTROYER BADGE! medal award ceremonies, photos of the ship in NORWAY, ship convoys at sea, photos from Copenhagen, original documents named to the man including an ID card/document indicating he was awarded the Destroyer badge on Oct 19, 1940 with original ship's stamp. At the end of the album is a good typed summary of his service!
AWARD DOCUMENT Grouping - LUFTSCHUTZPOLIZEI Munich
Nice Luftschutzpolizei award document grouping named to Zugwachtmeister Adolf KUEBLER. Served in Luftgau VII - Munich. Comes with KVK2 WITh Swords award document awarded Jan 1945 with original signature General Wolfgang Vorwald (RK.KvK winner), KVK2 WITHOUT Swords also for service in Munich with Luftgau VII, Westwall Medal Document, Hindenburg Cross award document, large version Luftschutz Medal 2nd Class award document, and Silver Service Medal from 1939.
US WWII ARMORED Photo
Album & Insignia
Grouping - 12th Armored
Division - TOP!
445 photos in two albums!! Absolutely one of the best US armored groupings we have ever offered! Named to Andrew HANKOVSKY who served in B Troop of the 92nd Can Recon Squadron of the 12 Armored Div. He was from Lakewood Ohio. All from the same man who served in the 92nd Cavalry Recon Squadron of the 12th Armored Division! At war's end he transferred to the 1st Armored Division and played in the unit band. Comes with some very RARE insignia including two matching theater made Armored tabs " Old ironsides" and "Hellcats." Guaranteed wartime theater made; you will never finding a matching pair like this again! The Patch & Tab pairs would sell for $800 by themselves! Also rare are the two matching pairs of DI's - one for the 92nd Cavalry Recon Squadron and the other for the 81st Cavalry Recon Squadron - These would sell for $500 for each pair! there is also a very rare wartime unit history for the 92nd Cavalry Recon Squadron as well as an equally rare 1945 printed unit roster! The large, fold-out 12th Armored Division map is also a rare find! It is amazing that all this survived together for so long due to the group butchers amongst us. The photo content is fantastic - 445 photos!! Filled with good armored photos, fantastic German-made studio portraits showing rare unit theater made unit patches and DI's in wear. Many photos are captioned on the reverse. The 12th Armored Division liberated LANDSBERG CONCENTRATION CAMP and there are original, unpublished photos the man took of the camp and prisoners. Also photos of 80th Armored Regiment tanks with insignias visible, nice photos of take nicknames and emblems painted on sides of thanks, good images of tanker gear in wear, burning villages, captured German vehicles in use by the unit, identified locations in France, Belgium and Germany, good jeep photos, original photos of one of GOERING'S houses where they went looking for Frau Goering but she had left "we rode some of his finest horses though and looked over part of his loot." Fantastic grouping!
$2850 - sold
US WWII OFFICER Trunk Grouping - Africa, Italy - 5th Army - Nice!
VERY nice and extensive trunk grouping. Named to Capt. (later, MAJOR), Curtis A. GRAY. The trunk is just as it was at war's end. It has even the original shipping tags still on it. Filled with quality items. original officer's visor cap, multiple uniform pants, two uniform shirts, multiple belts, multiple garrison caps, money belt, great coat, Uniform jacket with original insignia, desk name plaque, souvenir shell he purchased at Pompeii, Puttees, several Stars and Stripes newspapers, his Records Jacket full of original paperwork, a super PHOTO ALBUM, very well captioned throughout. Starts with photos from their wedding, then he sails to England on July 1, 1942 with the 80th Ordnance Company, telegrams he sent home, he was with the invasion force "Operation Torch" landing in ORAN in 1942. portrait photo of him taken in Oran when he was the commander of the 330th Ordnance Motor Transport Company, many photos he took while in North Africa, then photos from SICILY, many identified personnel, then photos from mainland Italy, original patches he sent home to his wife - I Armored Corps, 5th Army and 2nd Corps, photo of plaque Mark Clark presented to the unit, several nice ID cards, and more. Also comes with his original DISCHARGE and SEPARATION papers, and more! great grouping! (U.S. shipping only)
$1565 - sold
US WWII PILOT Medal,
Document & Photo
Grouping - Egypt & North
Extensive grouping named to Lt. Colonel Jean C. KENNEDY. He served from WWII through until 1977. Comes with a nice framed shadow box with his wings, photo, dog tag and more. A nice grouping of original photos of his serving with a RAF unit, nice Spitfire photos, named personnel, base life, air crew in flight gear, crashes, photos from Cairo 1944, photos from North Africa, crashed planes, USAF and RAF New Testaments,flight log books, complete flight files listing many C-46 flights, very nice bullion RAF cap badge, box of insignias, Air medal, and more! Needs more research!
$750 - sold
Army Photo Album -
Balkans - XXXX Armee
Korps - Artistically
132 photos in a LARGE album. This is one of the most artistic albums we have offered. the owner included artwork and professional looking hand-painted graphics and maps throughout. Covers the XXXX Armee Korps from Vienna to Athens. Very good images of vehicles, tanks and panzers, gypsies, many identified locations, captured soviet aircraft, knocked out Panzers, vehicles with unit emblems, Serbian soldiers, identified locations in Greece, Flak cannons, halftracks, parades, artillery, graves, Fallschirmjaeger graves, more!
$665 - sold
NINE Luftwaffe Photo
Album & Document Grouping -
Luftwaffe FELD-DIVISION - France,
Amazing grouping of 9 photo album grouping, all from the same man - Willy Eschweiler who served in various Medical units! Appx 2500 photos! Comes with his KVK2 award document awarded Jan 30, 1944 when he was serving in medical unit of the 9. Luftwaffe Feld-Division. Starts with his RAD service, then a who album dedicated to the NEUENBURG AM RHEIN 1940.. After the attack of the Wehrmacht on France in 1940, Neuenburg was under fire. It was the first German city to be completely destroyed during the Second World War. On the 10/11th June, French artillery leveled the town. This album shows his unit visiting it and inspecting it, with some building still on fire. Also contains newspaper articles. Then album dedicated to the FRANCE CAMPAIGN 1940 when he served in Luftwaffen-Sanitats-Bereitschaft 4/VII. with souvenirs and mementos in brought back including Paris Ausweis - Good photos of destroyed French TANKS, crashed French airplanes, destroyed French towns, many identified locations - Vannes, Angers, Rouen, Nantes, St Naziere,Chartes, Cherbourg, photos from Normandy beaches, and more. Then THREE entire albums dedicated to his time in ITALY & SICILY - also with newspaper articles, original maps he used, many identified locations - Trapani, Palermo, Catania, Naples, Castelvetrano, etc. Italian solders, visit of the Italian Crown Prince, field hospitals, Ju 87 in flight. good photos of ships loading weapons and vehicles for departure to Africa, warships in harbor, photos and postcards from the Isle of Capri, more.
A large album dedicated to his time in AFRIKA - also contains Mao of Africa he used while there and other souvenirs and mementos, good photos from Tripolis, many tropical uniform photos, field bivouacs in the desert, field ambulances in the desert, road signs, crash landed Me 110 Zerstoerer, field hospital in the desert, camp painted vehicles, photos from Derna, nice TOBRUK road sign, and more. Then an album os his time in the medical unit of Luftwaffe Feld-Division 9 with content from LENINGRAD & ORANIENBAUM - nice hand drawn maps, souvenirs, troops in foxholes, great photo of Luftwaffe Feldgendarmerie wearing Gorgets and cufftitles, letters he wrote home, Russian POWs, newspaper articles, passes & IDs, harsh Wolchow battlefield conditions, and more.
$2500 - sold
WAFFEN-SS Medal, Document &
Photo Grouping - SS Division
"DAS REICH" - TOP!
One of the best SS groupings we have offered. All directly from the family. Named to SS-Sturmann Josef BRANDSTOETTER, He served in 13./(I.G.) SS regiment "Der Fuehrer" of the SS Division "Das Reich." After his wounding in Russia, he served in occupation duty in the NETHERLANDS. Comes with his Black Wound Badge, Infantry Assault Badge, court mounted EK2 with original envelope and extra ribbon inside. All in the original box they were kept in since the war. Comes with a large folder with many great documents including INFANTRY ASSAULT BADGE with orig. sig. "Der Fuehrer" commander SS-Standartenführer Georg Keppler (RK winner), IRON CROSS SECOND CLASS with orig. sig. PAUL HAUSSER (RK+Swords), two BLACK WOUND BADGE award documents - oe from hospital and the other from the Regiment, also with original signature Rgt Cdr. SS-Obersturmbannführer Otto KUMM (RK+ SWORDS winner), His original SS Fuehrerschein with photo also with original signature KEPPLER, app 44+ pieces of Feldpost he wrote, military discharge, documents related to him working for the British Army in 1946, many other documents related to his service, original SS-Der Fuehrer Bierzeitungen, and more. Comes with Three photo albums and loose photos totaling appx. 360 photos. Has a SUPER very LARGE format portrait photo of him in SS uniform, many other excellent SS Studio portraits, good photos from the France Campaign - shot down and burning British planes, FLAMMENWERFERS, unit graves, bunkers, good photos of Infanterie Geschutz cannons and crews in the field, SS camp smocks and helmets in wear, SS vehicles, KO french Tanks, Panzers, French POWs, photos of Hans Albin RAUTER, photos o him interacting with Dutch locals and kids, several large unit photos and more!
$4310 - sold
FOUR Photo Album Grouping - FEMALE DANSK BRIGADE
HUGE grouping of FOUR photo albums, 100’s of photos, of a young Danish woman - Annie TOUSSING - who served in the Tanks Brigade! It appears that her father was also a Danish general. Possible they were members of the Danish Brigade in Sweden during the war, also. Very good photos of her in Danish brigade FOVA uniform, interesting photo showing German and British officers at ceremony, photos from occupation duty in Germany after the war, nice portrait photos, photos of the father and mother also in uniform, more! Also some original paperwork from her service.
$750 - sold
Soldbuch, Wehrpass & Award Document Grouping - GEBIRGSNEBELWERFER ABT. 10 LAPPLANDSCHILD
Rare grouping to Obergef. Emmerich HIBLINGER who served in Gebirgs Nebelwerfer ABt 10. Comes with his Wehrpass, Soldbuch & rare original award document for the LAPPLANSCHILD with original signature Oberstlt. and Geb. Art. Rgt. 118 commander! Soldbuch is his original issue with uniform photo, well filled out. Award page missing. Wehrpass is also well filled out listing awards as KVK2, Sudetenland medal, and LAPPLANDSCHILD. extensive campaign entries, Great grouping!
$650 - sold
PANZER Photo Album &
Document Grouping -
Aufklarungs Abt. 7 -
82 photos of Ernst RAMPL who served in Aufklarungs Abt. 7 of the 7 Inf Division. Starts with a nice studio portrait of him wearing Panzer Aufkl Abt 7 shoulder boards, parades, Fahnentraeger & Standarde, many good PANZERSPAHWAGEN photos, nice portrait photo of him in Kradschuetzen gear, Panzerspahwagens with EMBLEMS of the Austrian Anschluss, photos of the unit moving through Austria, many photos of panzer, troops in black Panzer uniforms, Panzers with AA7 insignia, Austrian ADMK wheel-cum-track vehicles, Krads, more. Also comes with his large original Austrian Anschluss Medal award document.
$445 - sold
U-BOAT Photo Grouping - U-427 - NORWAY - Nice!
Appx 200 photos of sailor who served on the U-427. Many very good photos of the crew on deck, many photos of the man and U-Boat in Norway, photos form inside the U-boat, cap badges in wear, hanging out with Norwegian women, portrait photos, good photos of conning tower emblems, Christmas tree onward at sea, quartered in Norwegian hotels, studio portraits of the man, many photos of the crew in Norwegian towns and more.
$675 - sold
PANZER Photo Album -
Aufklarungs Abteilung 6
- Sudetenland - Top!
287 photos named to Panzer soldier Walter MEYER. Amazing album starting with the man's service in the Hitler Jugend in 1932 with very good photos of his HJ unit at the 1933 & 1944 NURNBERG PARTY RALLY, great photos of HJ uniforms, HJ drunms and musical instruments, rallies, ceremonies, marching, camping, Zeppelins, portraits, high ranking HJ officers, then photos from NSKK Motorsportschule, then photos of him in his Panzer service starting with 2./(Pz.Spah.) Aufklarungs Abteilung 6. Great photos of 8-wheel Panzerspahwagens, 6 and 4-wheel Panzerspahwagens, nice Grand and Kradschuetzen photos, Panzers, Panzers on transport trailers, photos from the SUDETENLAND Camapign, good photos of Panzerspahwagens rolling through Czech villages, early Panzer uniforms and panzer berets, and more.
$745 - on hold
PANZER Photo Album - Panzer Regiment 31 - Poland & France - JEWISH CONTENT - TOP!
116 super photos. Content from Poland and France. Starts with a Panzer Rgt 31 Christmas card with original signature Kompanie commander. Portrait photo of the man wearing panzer Beret. Very good Panzer III photos, vehicles, funerals in the field, captured French Tanks, Krads, Panzers on the roll, Panzers on transport trailers, POLISH Refugees fleeing battle, Polish JEWS expelled form villages, captured POLISH TANKS, Luftwaffe aircraft, photos of captured POLISH AIRPLANES, Panzer iV tanks with Polish campaign Balkankreuz, great armored halftrack photo towing 8.8cm Flak, destroyed French towns, French POWs, Bunkers, more!
$685 - sold
PANZER Photo Album -
Panzer Regiment 5 -
127 photos of a Panzer soldier. Good Panzer photos, several photos of the man wearing small non-standard Panzer berets, artillery cannons, French Tanks, captured artillery cannons, vehicles, troops in French towns, French road signs, Krads, bunkers, medals in wear, good photos of crew posing in Panzers, captured French tanks, Panzer portrait photos, destruction, winter retreats, more.
$385 - sold
PANZER Photo Album - Panzer Regiment 6
148 photos of Panzer crewman who served in Panzer Regiment 6. Filled with excellent photos of Panzers. Very good photos of Panzer uniforms in wear. Well captioned.Large unit photo from 1937 with many Panzer berets in wear, portrait photos, great photos of Standard & Fahnentraeger in Panzer on parade, Regimental Commander Oberst Meyer who served as the commander at the Regiment's formation, many other identified officers, vehicles, maneuvers, photos of departure of Oberst Meyer, motorcycles, and more. great history of the early development of the regiment!
$510 - on hold
SS POLIZEI Award Document
Grouping - NORWAY - Historically
Grouping named to Wachtmeister Paul SCHMIDT. Comes with his Ostmedaille award document for service with 10./Polizei Rgt. 13, his Bronze Driver's Badge for service with II./SS-Polizei Rgt. 7 with orig sig Rgt. Cdr.. SS-Pol Rgt 7 was stationed in Spillum Norway at this time. Also comes with his KVK2 award document. He was Feldwebel at this time and was serving in the Gen. Kdo. XXXIII Armee Korps in DRONTHEIM, Norway. Original signature General and cdr. XXXIII AK Friedrich-Wilhelm Neumann 9RK winner). Also interesting is that the reverse of his KVK2 has a typed grounds for the award, in this case, for his personal courage in participating in arresting SS Oberfuehrer Heinz ROCH - very uncommon. ROCH's service can be found below. He committed suicide before the arrival of the Allies.
$515 - sold
FLUGBUCH & Award Document Grouping - FW 190 Pilot - Jagdgeschwader 103!
Document grouping to Feldwebel Gunter GRUNERT. Comes with his Luftwaffe FLugzeugfuehrerschein (Pilot's License) with photo listing his qualification to fly Me 109 E,F and G models and FW 190. Units listed in his license include Jagdgeschwader 104 and 103. Another Airfield license for Langendiebach, His Luftwaffe Bordschuetzenschein for previous service as Air Gunner in Fern Aufklarungs Gruppe 22. Document listing his promotions as well as his awards and dates including - Air Gunner Badge, Pilot's Badge, EK1 (AS fighter Pilot on April 7, 1945), Ek2, and Front Clasp in Bronze. His Flugbuch has his named embossed on the cover. Starts with his Pilot training. Many Me 109 as well as FW 190 flights listed.
$850 - sold
Document Grouping - 34 Inf. Division CAP BADGE - Divisions-Erinnerungszeichen
Award document grouping to Obergef. Johann BECK who served in Gren. Rgt. 107. Comes with the very rare document to Obergef. Johann BECK of Grey Rgt 107, allowing him to wear the divisional cap badge - Divisions-Erinnerungszeichen. Also comes with his Ostmedaille award document, Black Wound Badge award document, Silver Wound Badge award document. Also a document confirming his award of the Krimschild and Anti-Commie medal. Great grouping!
$550 - sold
VIETNAM GENERAL Photo
Album & Document Grouping -
Major General Lloyd B.
RAMSEY - Americal Division
A fantastic photo album, from personal estate of Major General Lloyd B. RAMSEY. Ramsey had very colorful service from WWII through Vietnam. During WWII he served as Aide-de-Camp to British General ALEXANDER during the North Africa Campaign, participated in the Battle of Kasserine Pass, he and his unit were the FIRST to BERCHTESGADEN (Sorry 101st AB, it wasn't you), was present at the raising of the American Flag over the Eagle's Nest, and recipient of multiple Purple Hearts, Silver Star and multiple Bronze Stars. During Vietnam, he served as the commander of the Americal Division. This album covers his Vietnam service. It is a MASSIVE, heavy thing, hand made from wood with personalized engraved name plate on cover. Also comes with award document from South Vietnam and a large pile of letters, many from other Generals and high officers as well as Ramsey's response letters, after his injury from an in country helicopter crash. The album is filled with excellent photos - many excellent color photos, everything you would want to see, combat, many named officers (including NORMAN SCHWARTZKOPF and COLIN POWELL), tanks, heavy weapons, on stage with Bob Hope, helicopters, Ramsey receiving medals, many articles about significant battle he commanded, photos of his helicopter crash and him recovering in hospital and much more! A historically significant album!
$3250 - sold
WWII RAF Trunk Grouping -
NAVIGATOR - Very Complete Grouping!
VERY nice trunk/suitcase grouping named to P/O Raymond A. WOODHOUSE. Original suitcase he brought/shipped his effects home in is in very good condition. It survived me checking it as luggage back from England last week! It is full of, likely, everything he brought home, Comes with a very nice, professionally framed display of his War Medal, Cap Badge, Nav WIng, photo and ID tag. On the reverse is a copy of his Record of Service from the RAF. Comes with his officers flying tunic with label from Moss Bros & Co Ltd., Covent Garden, London, his officer's greatcoat, also from same tailor, period framed group photo, his painted RAF duffle/kit bag, ID tag, medal boxes and insert letters, Flying LOG BOOK & RCAF Sight Log Book (mostly training in Canada, he did make it over to the CBI theater after the war - he was assigned to TFU Defford in July 1945), his RAF Paybook, RAF Service & Release Book, various other ID cards and booklets, invitations, box of various uniform effects - buttons, extra pair of shoulder boards, etc., a nice lot of photos showing aircraft, him and comrades in uniform, base life, photos when he was posted in India, several maps he used in flight, engraved lighter in box, and more. great grouping that would make a very nice display.
$850 - sold
Waffen-SS Photo Grouping
- LENINGRAD FRONT + Late
80 photos, all from the same SS man. Most photos are captioned on the reverse. Good SS uniforms and insignia, SS vehicles, SS camp smocks and helmets, many photos identified from LENINGRAD, knocked out bunkers, many photos from summer 1944, SS Krads, TOTENKOPF cufftitles in wear, Sd.Kfz. 251, foxhole photos, captured Russian weapons, Demyjansk Shield in wear, medals in wear, VW Kubelwagen, KO Russian tanks, SS camo tunics, great photos of SS 8.8cm Flak with many kill rings and insignia, more
$940 - sold