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GDP0001
GDP0001
An extremely rare WW2 Allied printed "Passierschien" Safe Conduct Pass leaflet, printed in both English and German, these were dropped over Germany by the Allies to encourage the German forces to surrender. The German Serviceman bearer of the Safe Conduct Pass would allowed to surrender without fear of harm. This leaflet, printed code ‘ZG61’ was dropped from September 1944 to March 1945. The leaflet bears the printed name and signature of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force. These are increasingly difficult to find these days.

GDP0002
GDP0002
WW1 'Militarpass' to an artillery regiment soldier dated 1919. However, the desirability factor is who signed the pass. The pass is signed by the Oakleaves winner Lemelsen, General der Panzertruppen. Lemelsen signed the pass in 1919 as a then Hauptmann. Militarpass is in excellent to fine condition with numerous entries. This is a rare opportunity to aquire a significant Panzer General and Oakleaves holder's signature.
     £145.00
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GDP0003
GDP0003
German wartime issued book on warplanes, issued winter 1940, covering German, Italian and English aircraft, book in excellent condition, German text, has photographs, technical data and pilot guidance on both bombing runs, machine gunning and aerial warfare, interesting book for the Luftwaffe collector.

GDP0004
GDP0004
A scarce Wehrmacht shooting and instruction manual for the MG08 heavy machine gun, dated 1937. Excellent reference with 8 key sections detailing how to position, set-up, ranging, arcs and covering fields of fire etc. Basically how to set up a number of MG08 HMGs to great effect. A nice machine gun manual in lovely condition, German text.

GDP0005
GDP0005
A4 size award document for the War Merit Cross, dated January 1944 with the printed signature of Adolf Hitler, nice impressive award document with large political eagle at the top of the document and further complimented by a large impressed eagle within a wreath. There is a second signature belonging to Otto Meissner, the head of the Reich Party Office. Worthy of more research.

GDP0006
GDP0006
A rare surviving Golden Wedding document, size including frame, approx size 10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches. Very nice large embossed eagle and swastika with a facsimile Adolf Hitler signature, in excellent condition. Something a little different if not special.
     £180.00
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GDP0007
GDP0007
A scarce pre-WW1 German Field Artilleryman's Service manual ‘Kanoniere und fahrer der feldartillerie' - the handbook/service book of instruction for service within the feild artillery as an artilleryman and driver, being as guns were horsedrawn at that time, owners details are on the inside cover. The book was issued in 1901. The book covers absolutely everything a recruit or serving artillery personnel need to know from the gun, its limber, field craft and gun positioning, barrack duties, insignia, medals and awards and so much more. There are numerous colour plates to aid recognition for the soldier. This is a scarce book that rarely comes on to the market, especially in this excellent condition plus an excellent read for the early Prussian to WW1 collector. A scarce early German military manual.
     £120.00
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GDP0008
GDP0008
A scarce surviving Hitler Youth song sheet for the Gauen, district/region, of Thuringen, approx folded size 21 x 13 cm. Nice document in excellent clean condition. These HJ items seldom survive the passge of time.

GDP0009
GDP0009
An interesting pilots pocket reference book by Focke-Wulf, published in 1942, covers flyers tables, general aviation data, flying formations, Luftwaffe personalities - Goring, Molders, Udet plus Hitler, Focke-Wulf aircraft images and adverts, map of Germany, a really interesting pocket size book crammed with all kinds of references for pilots of the time, has some writing to the covers and a couple of rubber stamps on a blank page.

GDP0010
GDP0010
A5 size award document for the War Merit Cross with Swords, dated September 1944 with the signature of General der Flieger Egon Doerstling Commander of Luftgau XVII 28 Feb 1944 - 8 May 1945, nice Luftwaffe General's signature. Image of Doerstling shown only for reference.

GDP0011
GDP0011
Black Wound Badge and Eastern Front Medal award documents to the same man from an artillery regiment. Award document for the Eastern Front Medal dated August 1942 and for the Wound Badge in Black. What is really interesting is the wound badge was awarded in January 1945 but the certificate is a scarce POW granted issue and dated September 1945. POWs under the British control were still organised into their military units until the de-nazification process was completed. Often these units were authorised under British control to continue in their function albeit a non-operational role in the begining of the post-war clearence and re-establishment of order. Many units under allied control remained fully functional until the formal disbandment of the Wehrmacht on the forming of the Bundeswher in early 1950s. The Wound Badge certificate is issued with the swastika voided as was the then practice. A scarce POW issue award document.
     £120.00
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GDP0012
GDP0012
An Eastern Front Medal award document to a Field Post Master, this is an unsual award document being to a Post Master. A little something different for those with an interest in documents and citations.

GDP0013
GDP0013
A scarce surviving NSDAP Oath of alliegence document issued by the NSDAP Gau of Sudetenland, nice signatures and stamps, dated 20th April 1939, Ortsgruppe Reichenberg II. Nice document in excellent clean condition.

GDP0014
GDP0014
An excellent Luftwaffe photo album, shows some really different and unusual/scarce photographs of the standards room in the barracks, large Luftwaffe eagles, Prussian standard, plus the usual people and barrack life scenes. Nice pictures of a regimental dinner with backdrop of war service flag and a photograph of General Kesserling at a parade. Album indicates the barracks were at Oschatz. 54 mixed sized photographs. Overall, a very nice album with the bonus of the very rare photographs of the regimental standards and Luftwaffe eagles.
     £180.00
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GDP0015
GDP0015
A mid war Luftwaffe promotion document for a Feldwebel to Oberfeldwebel, dated October 1943, A4 size doument with the earlier droop tail Luftwaffe eagle, nice document, has been folded at some point in its life.

GDP0016
GDP0016
A fine early Luftwaffe eagle foil affixed to an envelope, franked and dated March 1937. These foils are quite scarce, especially in this crisp condition, bright and completely intact. An excellent example.

GDP0017
GDP0017
A fine WW1 propoganda painting of 'The Last Man', originally painted by Hans Bohrdt In 1915, Bohrdt created this most famous illustration which shows a German naval officer holding up a German Imperial Navy flag as his ship sinks, because he would rather go down with the ship than surrender. "The Last Man" would become one of the most widely recognized and iconic of WW1 propaganda images used to inspire courage. This particular example was hand painted on to black felt, circ WW1 into the 1930s, nicely framed, quite large - size to follow but about around the 30 x 26 inches area (to be confirmed). This one was bought in Germany from a Kriegsmarine collection being broken up, lovely artwork well suited to a Kriegsmarine centre piece.
     £350.00
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GDP0018
GDP0018
A fine painting on canvas of an unknown German Infantry Officer, size including frame is 45x55cm. Nice item for a collectors study.
     £225.00
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GDP0019
GDP0019
A beautifully excuted pastel work of a German Luftwaffe Officer, size including glazed frame is 56x76 cms. There is a signature in the bottom right but I can't determine it clearly. This really is a fine piece of art. The officer has an interesting medal bar plus what could be a Bulgarian or Rumainian WW1 Pilots badge on the pocket under the breast eagle. Could provide some interesting research. Excuse the reflections off the glass.
     £880.00
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GDP0020
GDP0020
A scarce group of 38 large format photographs relating to the SS and a visit by Himmler to the 14th Waffen-Grenadier Division der SS (Ukrainische nr 1), images are approximately 23x18cm (9x7 inches) each. 35 refer to Himmler’s visit to the Division, which at that time was commanded by SS Brigadefuhrer Fritz Freitag. Freitag won his Knights Cross commanding the Division at the front. The photographs show Himmler, accompanied by Otto Wachter – Governor of Galicia, visiting the Division during training. Himmler, Freitag and Wachter are visible in many of the images. The other 3 photographs show Sturmbannfuhrer Heinz Harmel (later Knights Cross winner) addressing a group of SS soldiers in drill uniform. Another (with names on the back) shows the staff of Der Fuhrer with Otto Kumm (Knights Cross winner with Swords) in the centre, and the third shows a high ranking army general in front of a monument with SS man in the back ground. All photographs have the SS Panzer Grenadier ''Der Fuhrer'' control stamp and date on the back. An extremely fine set of images giving a glimpse into regimental life of a Waffen-SS unit.
     £575.00
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GDP0021
GDP0021
Two WW2 military issue maps covering the Berlin and surrounding area and Strasburg, Buhl, Offenheim, Offenburg areas, both maps are in excellent condition in army canvas bag, the Berlin map at one point has had a cover over the swastika, most likely just after the war though this has long been removed, swastika still clear (as per photograph), both maps are still rich in colour having never really been used. Lovely pair of maps that are not often seen. Canvas bag is in excellent condition without damage. Excellent 'as carried' group of items that a Senior NCO or Officer might have been carrying when it all stopped.
     £100.00
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GDP0023
GDP0023
A fine pre WW1 embroided souvenir of an Imperial German cavalry man's far eastern tour in China and Japan 1901 to 1904. Very typical of the period when soldiers of all nations visited the far east, these high quality embroided souvinirs were avalable to the visiting servicemen who could choose general compositions and/or 'create' their own designs. Nicely framed, approx size 64x75 cms. Shows a large flying eagle centrally positioned, holding the Imperial German battle flag under the Imperial crown. The soldier is named along with the dates of his tour, 1901-04, with the soldier's picture within the small window, a little faded but does not detract at all. These patriotic pieces are extremely sought after. Competitively priced and a sound investment. Frame has been restored or cleaned by a specialst framing company. A truely excellent item for the Imperial collector.
     £725.00
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GDP0024
GDP0024
A scarce qualification dipolma issued to a Military Butcher, awarded in France during the early part of the occupation, a very interesting and large size certificate, nearly A3 size.

GDP0025
GDP0025
Kameraden' - A now scarce and sought after artist signed limited edition print by Mark Postlethuaite with U-Boat Commander and Luftwaffe JU88 Pilot signatures, the print shows a formation of Luftwaffe Junkers JU88 of V/KG40 on U-Boat escort duty. Low number issue print 56 of 850, with the 8 U-Boat Commander signatures and 2 Luftwaffe JU88 Pilots, some very scarce ~ Kelbling (KC), Gelhaus (KC), Pohl (EK & PoW), Oesten (KC), Schroteler (KC), Baberg (GC gold), Eick (KC) and Breadow (GC gold, founder of the U-Boat 'Archiv') with the pilots being Riegel (EK1) and Stahl (GC gold, auther of 'Diving Eagle' & 'KG200') ~ These are significant signatures of Knights Cross and German Cross holders as well as Stahl being a prominent author, plus as their lives draw into old age unlikey to be easy to obtain. Print is nicely framed and presented. A sound investment for the U-Boat and Kriegsmarine Knights Cross collector. Excuse the reflection in the glass.
     £525.00
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GDP0026
GDP0026
Award document for the WW1 Cross of Honour aka the Hindenburg Cross, awarded to a Dortmund man.

GDP0027
GDP0027
Award document for the WW1 Cross of Honour aka the Hindenburg Cross, awarded to a Master Cobbler.

GDP0028
GDP0028
Award documents for the Police 18 and 25 year (2nd & 1st Class) service medals to the same man, nicely marked and dated 1938 and 1943, have been hole-punched and kept in a file. Nice document group as Police documents are not over common.
     £100.00
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GDP0029
GDP0029
An unused record book for the 'Reichsportabzeichen' Reichs Sports Badge, in fine condition still retaining the scarce results card. Nice book to compliment any of the sports badges.

GDP0030
GDP0030
Group of 3 documents to one man, Arbeitsbuch - Flensberg area, DAF Membership book, subscription stamps for 3 years and a postwar workers 'arbeits-pass' dated January 1948. Excellent group to one man.

GDP0031
GDP0031
Collection of documents to a family group resident in Strassburg area. Documents to a husband and wife and 2 other family members, includes:- 3 passes to the wife, 1 of which is an allies circulation pass. 4 documents to the husband, kennkarte & 1943/44 ausweiss for the Koblenz area, personal ausweiss & fuhrerschein, all with photographs. 1 arbeitsbuch to one person and 2 docs to the remaining person, 1 arbeitsbuch and mitglieosbuch.

GDP0032
GDP0032
Collection of documents to a family group resident in Flensberg area. Documents to a husband and wife and elder daughter, includes:- 4 passes to the wife, 1 of which is an allies circulation pass 'Grenzpass' for the postwar period, other documents include a Reisepass which is extensively filled in, 12 pages plus, reflecting regular trips between Denmark and Germany, issued in 1942 with final enteries in November 1946 ~ plenty of Danish consulat visas, 3rd Reich stamps and tax stamps and nicely stamped photo, also an employees photo-ID card for her place of work and a 1920 dated Geburtsurfunde document. 1 document to the husband, a Prussian Gemerbeschein personal ausweiss with photograph issued in 1933. 1 Reisepass issued to the daughter which is extensively filled in, 15 pages plus, reflecting regular trips between Denmark and Germany, issued in 1941 with final enteries in April 1947 ~ plenty of Danish consulat visas, 3rd Reich stamps and tax stamps and nicely stamped photo of the woman. There is also a family ancestry document that has been completed for the family. A fine family group that has not been on the market before.

GDP0033
GDP0033
Collection of documents to the son of the family (previous listing GDP0032), comprising school leavers report from the Adolf Hitler School Flensberg, a students 'studienbuch' with photo to the Friedrich Wilhelms University of Berlin, these as documents are quite scarce, with a nice university eagle and swastika stamp, a RAD membership card with fine uniform photo and nicely stamped and finally a postcard photo of the man in Wehrmacht uniform dated Belgium 1941. A very nice document group from school to military service.
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GDP0034
GDP0034
A nice framed commemoration of service certificate for a Luftwaffe airman from Flak-Regt 4 Dortmund. Nicely presented, Luftwaffe eagle and standards, postcard photographs of the regiment on parade along with 3 pictures of presumably regimental officers. Nice Luftwaffe item. Frame has had its back replaced.

GDP0035
GDP0035
German wartime issued book on warplanes, issued autumn 1941, covering German, Italian and English aircraft, book in excellent condition, German text, has photographs, technical data and pilot guidance on both bombing runs, machine gunning and aerial warfare, interesting book for the Luftwaffe collector.

GDP0036
GDP0036
A nice example of an early issue Bundeswehr wehrpass, civilian photo, excellent condition. These do not come up that that often, nice document for the Wherpass collector.

GDP0037
GDP0037
A small group of documents to the same man comprising a Landhelfer-Brief and an early Arbeitsbuch. The landhelfer Brief shows the man to be a 21 year old, was issued for the period between 19th September 1935 to 14th October 1936, sadly no photo. Landhelfer-Briefs were given to those individuals who had undertaken a minimum period of at 6 months work experience in farming and land service/duties as 'land helpers' or as part of agricultural school. Also, an early Arbeitsbuch dated 1929 and another letter or document plus two photographs - the young man and an aerial image of a town area. Nice group.

GDP0038
GDP0038
German wartime issued book on enemy aircraft, issued summer 1940, covering English and French aircraft, book in excellent condition, German text, has photographs, technical data and pilot guidance on both bombing runs, machine gunning and aerial warfare, interesting book for the Luftwaffe collector.

GDP0039
GDP0039
A scarce Wehrmacht corrections manual for the MG08 heavy machine gun, dated 1937. 'Corrections' or updates for the MG08 instruction manual. A nice machine gun booklet in lovely condition, German text.

GDP0040
GDP0040
Collection of documents to a WW1 Soldier who served in Field Art. Regt. 62 and his later WW2 service. Documents include:- WW2 Wehrpass - has photo and some general entries including medals from WW1, WW1 black wound badge certificate, family document (not sure what it is but quite 'legal' looking, a WW1 document cover for Art. Regt. 62 complete with his WW1 Soldbuch and Militarpass. A reasonable research project and nice document group for a soldier who served in both world wars.
     £145.00
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GDP0041
GDP0041
NSDAP Key Contacts Directory for Munchen dated 1936, hardboard covers with eagle to cover, an interesting book, divided into sections ~ NSDAP, SA, SS, NSKK, HJ, BDM, DAF etc a bit of a 'whos who and where to find them' in 1936. Something a little different.

GDP0042
GDP0042
An interesting dedicated framed photograph of a uniformed WW1 German Officer, well decorated with what looks like a number of State medals, the Iron Cross first class, he looks a little young to have 1870 awards. Excellent uniform reference especially wearing the steel helmet too. My translation abilities are not up to the writing with the exception of the 1918 date. Looks worthy of further research to identify him.
     £120.00
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GDP0043
GDP0043
A very nice original colour print showing a WW1 Veteran Soldier and a uniformed SA Man as comrades. Print mounted onto a backing card, not sure what it is from/for, colours are crisp and clear. A nice NSDAP patriotic print, would look impressive framed. Approx size mounted 35x26 cm.

GDP0044
GDP0044
A very nice original black and white print showing a German soldier sat, his MP40 resting on his knees. Print mounted onto a backing card, not sure what it is from/for, possibly a book plate, nicely detailed showing the soldier and his equipment. A nice 'combat' patriotic print, would look impressive framed. Approx size mounted 32x25 cm. Printed detail to the rear.

GDP0045
GDP0045
A fine surviving Imperial German certificate of service for a soldier to remember his military days. Still strong colours and in excellent condition for its age. Nicely framed and looking at the back tape seal does not appear to have been removed from the frame. The three central uniformed figures have a 'photograph' of the soldier's head put on to the shoulders of the figues thus showing the range of uniforms that he wore during his service time. A nice serviceman's certificate of service.

GDP0046
GDP0046
A real treat for the collector of the Mother's Cross, an original period lino print by Kurt Ringer of 'Mutter', a portrait image of a woman wearing the Mother's Cross, print is a limited edition of 20, this one is numbered '14' and is artist signed. How many of these survived the war or the time since is unknown but its suffice to say that this is a scarce surviving print. Print is unframed, size approx 32x25 cm. A good investment and a fine compliment to a Mother's Cross collection.

GDP0047
GDP0047
Luftschutz service book, well filled in from 1939 through to January 1945, service in the Hamburg area, final address was Adolf Hitler Strasse, in excellent condition, internal eagle stamps have had the swastikas coloured in, hence price, though the cover swastika is untouched. A fine service book worthy of some research.

GDP0048
GDP0048
Nice group of letters and photographs to a Luftschutz man, photographs show typical drills and unit composition, excellent Luftschutz interest.

GDP0049
GDP0049
A rare surviving NSDAP sympathy card for the dead, in excellent condition, minor tear to the front cover and similar (from the same original tear) to the rear that comes in towards the signature area though these do not detract from such a scarce card. Very iconic frontage of the NSDAP, Iron Cross and sword over oakleaves and the national eagle, inside has the NSDAP branch stamp and the two signatures. An absolute treasure, these early cards are rarely seen.

GDP0050
GDP0050
Luftwaffe recognition sheets for the wartime German and British naval fleets, issued December 1940. Pack contains 9 charts covering key ships and crafts of both navies so that Luftwaffe pilots and aircrew could recognise the ships that they may come across. Nice details on the Bismarck, Admiral Scheer, the Prinz Eugen, some of the 'S' Boats, the American and British destroyers, the composition of the British fleet ~ which names all the ships, submarines, torpedo boats and armed trawlers ~ plus a chart of the French fleet under British control. A really interesting identification pack useful to both the Luftwaffe and naval collector. Card cover has come apart on the spine otherwise the contents are all in excellent condition.

GDP0051
GDP0051
Luftwaffe recognition sheets for the wartime British 'Air Fleets', issued January 1942. Pack contains 13 charts covering key aircraft of the RAF, including American aircraft delivered to the RAF, so that Luftwaffe pilots and aircrew could recognise the aircraft that they may come across. Excellent aircraft detail. The whole pack is in excellent condition throughout. Something for both the Luftwaffe and RAF collectors.

GDP0052
GDP0052
A scarce letter of thanks from Reichsfuhrer SS Himmler’s office thanking a person for requesting a signed photograph of Himmler, in excellent condition, something a little different but nonetheless from Himmler’s personal staff. A nice interesting, and normal for the day, document.
     £145.00
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GDP0053
GDP0053
Death Card to August Schollen - A nice early death card, complimented by further research showing his grave in December 1942. Very interesting death card as it shows very early SS uniform, the cap insignia in particular very worthy of note. A large metal swastika and the skull.
     £135.00
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GDP0054
GDP0054
A scarce original personal document group for an SS man based at Dachau, group includes two letters, a personal receipt for a sponge and a photo of SS men. Both letters have very interesting and clear stamps including one to the Wiking Division, I have not translated the letters. Photo appears to show the SS men at a special mess meal, from the table it looks to be Christmas dinner, all are wearing early SS uniform dress, the officer has an Iron Cross 1st Class and other awards, a number of the officers are very clear and researchable, a scarce photograph. A very interesting and rarely encountered document group. A scarce group.
     £250.00
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GDP0055
GDP0055
A very nice surviving food supplies order document from a Hitler Youth Camp, order is in excellent condition having been preserved in a file, document is signed and dated July 1939, has both the HJ diamond and German Youth insignia as well as the camp address.  Food order covers both main meal and pudding ingredients. Rare insight into the day to day logistics of a working HJ camp. An interesting document.

GDP0056
GDP0056
A very nice surviving food supplies order document from a Hitler Youth Camp, order is in excellent condition having been preserved in a file, document is signed and dated January 1940, has both the HJ diamond and German Youth insignia as well as the camp address.  Food order covers the sending of a ration card previous to an earlier letter to ensure records are balanced - most likely that the ration card can be brought up to date - for a lot of cheese! Rare insight into the day to day logistics of a working HJ camp. An interesting document.

GDP0057
GDP0057
A fine looking certificate of thanks for war effort contribution in the form of metal donation, certificate states 'Metal donation to the German people, for the birthday of the Fuhrer in the year of the war 1940', has a printed signature of Field Marshal Hermann Goring, nicely stamped with Iron Cross and sword, hammer and swastika plus a large Hitler Stamp, size approx 21 x 15 cm (roughly A5), in excellent condition, has been folded in half at one point. Impressive looking certificate with eagle and munitions factory in background.

GDP0058
GDP0058
WW2 Photo-postcard of Grand Admiral Karl Donitz in uniform with baton and dagger, signed on the back, excellent condition, a nicely presented image of a key historical figure especially for the Kriegsmarine collector

GDP0059
GDP0059
A very scarce surviving British propoganda news-brief, the 'Luftpost' which the RAF dropped over Germany and Europe, this edition is dated 30 September 1941 and is numbered '20' - its headline is 'The SS takes power, Himmlers executioners at work' with pictures of who the executioners were. Really nice document, especially dealing with the SS. Not many of these have survived, interesting propoganda item from the British side of things.

GDP0060
GDP0060
WW1 Soldier and Prussian Policeman's document group, well filled in Soldbuch - Infantry Regiment 94 covering August 1915 to September 1919, plenty of officers signatures and entries, post WW1 Prussian Police officers service book for service in 1921-22, baptism certificate for his two sons signed by Mayor, swastika stamp and a large certificate for his WW1 Front Medal, , nice group that might prove interesting to research, overall good condition, soldbuch back cover detached, couple of loose pages as you would expect for their 100 years of kicking about. Nice to see a soldbuch from 1915-1919, almost all of the war through to its end and demobilisation.

GDP0061
GDP0061
Lovely WW2 framed black and white photograph of the battleship Tirpitz, photograph mounted on to the backing card, silver frame, never been unbacked, approx overall size 35 x 27 cm, actual photograph is 23 x 17 cm, lovely item item for a Kriegsmarine collector.

GDP0062
GDP0062
A nicely framed Pre-WW2 German field sports certificate dated 1927, lovely condition, quite iconic in style, interesting item.

GDP0063
GDP0063
A very nice large size photograph of a WW1 German Soldier, really fine studio photograph, clearly presented, excellent first world war image, approx size 25 x 20 cm.

GDP0064
GDP0064
A Wehrpass for a Fritz Menses, born 29th September 1902. The Wehrpass was started 2nd August 1940 in Dusseldorf, where he was classified Ersatz Reserve I following his physical assessment on 3rd August 1940, entries - 1942, May 1944 and March 1945

GDP0065
GDP0065
An interesting Wehrpass to a man serving as a specialist investigator in the Wuppertal area. Was a young soldier, served the last year of WW1 aged 18-19, received the Iron Cross 2nd Class plus the Honour Cross, various notes relating to previous service, returns to military service March 1937, attends military intelligence, counter espionage and special investigations then joins the Wuppertal district as an investigator. Wehrpass has plenty of entries, was on the German Belgian border September-October 1939 as WW2 began, glued additional page 52 amendments. In excellent overall condition, Wehrpass body loose from cover, some creasing and parting of the cover along the spine. Very interesting Wehrpass that may well tell more when researched.

GDP0066
GDP0066
WW2 German Fremdenpass, 'Alien Passport' - a Fremdenpass was issued by the German Government for foreigners and stateless people, issued for both domestic and international travel, issued within the Landsberg area, excellent condition, fading to the front cover where some of the gilt lettering and eagle has worn away. Nice pass, nicely stamped inside.

GDP0067
GDP0067
WW2 German Soldbuch to artillery soldier, opened February 1944 as a Kannonier, promoted Gefreiter March 1945, shows his equipment amd weapon issues, immunizations, units, hospital stay following wounds, leaves etc. nice late war soldbuch to an artillery soldier. Front cover has been denazified which suggests that he survived the war, comes with a shooting record card dated March 1944 and an unused replacement cardboard cover for the soldbuch. Good example, last entry March 1945.

GDP0068
GDP0068
Pre 1870 German Militair-pass to a Veteran of the 1870/71 War, Siege of Paris, served with the Holsteinische Infanterie-Regiment No.85 and Landwehr Battalion (Altona) No. 86, with death notices and newspaper cut-out with his picture which in itself is extremely rare to find, plus the bonus of being an 1870/71 veteran is scarce too. Well filled in, nicely stamped with add in sections. A very scarce military pass.

GDP0069
GDP0069
Pre WW1 Militarpass to an infantryman, well filled in, shows military service with Infanterie-Regiment Freiherr von Sparr (3-Westfalifches) No.16 who he joined in October 1892, plenty of entries and comments going foward into the early 1900s including regiment changes, officer's comments. Shows entries for the WW1 period which include further officer comments, wounded/hospitalisation and a very rare full demobilisation stamp following the end of of WW1, dated 30th November 1918. There is a military control stamp and entry dated 1919 and 1920 - possibly postwar reservist, there is an excellent regimental certificate of service stuck into the back cover from the Infanterie-Regiment Freiherr von Sparr (3-Westfalifches) No.16, not often found, a nice well used militarpass benefiting from both pre-WW1 and WW1 military service.

GDP0070
GDP0070
A Wehrpass for a Wolfgang Schmeider, born 3rd March 1928. The Wehrpass was started 29th November 1940 in Wetziar, where he was classified Ersatz Reserve I following his physical assessment on 29th November 1944, approx age of 16, interesting in that there are no further entries, including weapons training, therefore possibly killed, captured or simply that the administration function was never completed before the war ended.

GDP0071
GDP0071
Wehrpass to a young member SS-Pz Gren division. A nice well filled in SS Wehrpass to an SS Panzer Grenerdier, of 5/SS-Pz. Gren. Ausb. Btl. 18, based in Hamburg. Soldier also served in the RAD prior to joining the SS at about 17 years of age, also a former Hitler Youth leader, training on a good number of weapons. Last 6 pages have been torn out, hence reduced price (page 45 onward, does not detract as these pages are not normally found filled in, the last 2 are printed information only). Nice to find a wehrpass to such a young SS soldier.
     £375.00
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GDP0072
GDP0072
WW2 German ration vouchers for lubrication fluid, page of six wartime German ration or issue vouchers for lubrication fluid, in excellent condition, came from Jersey.

GDP0073
GDP0073
German wartime issued book 'Learn to Fly', issued circ 1939-40, covering how to fly aircraft, book in excellent condition, German text, has photographs, technical data and pilot guidance on all Luftwaffe aircraft, detail on instrument panel layout, types of engines, pilot skills and aircraft handling, navigation and aerial warfare, interesting book for the Luftwaffe collector with an excellent photograph of the Luftwaffe Pilot's badge at the end of the introduction section. Has a unit stamp with eagle on the inside page.

GDP0074
GDP0074
German wartime issued book on warplanes, issued summer 1942, covering German, Italian, English, American and Russian aircraft, book in excellent condition, German text, has photographs, technical data and pilot guidance on both bombing runs, machine gunning and aerial warfare, interesting book for the Luftwaffe collector. Still has an insert sheet from the original owner.

GDP0075
GDP0075
A nice surviving soldiers shooting record book, one entry for period 1940, this has been a transfer of details book for a former WW1 soldier, included are two additional documents, one a previous shooting record with a number of entries for pre-war or WW1 service. Other document from a soldiers works record service confirming the man's previous military service to Infantry Regiment 16. Overall a very nice clean book suitable both for the weapons and/or personal items collector.

GDP0076
GDP0076
A very nice surviving soldiers shooting record book covering the period 1915-16. Book is nicely filled in with entries on each page, clean and undamaged, a good example of a shooting book suitable both for the weapons and/or personal items collector.

GDP0077
GDP0077
A very nice surviving soldiers shooting record book covering the period 1910-11. Book is nicely filled in with entries on each page, clean and undamaged, a good example of a shooting book suitable both for the weapons and/or personal items collector.

GDP0078
GDP0078
An original watercolour painting on board of an MP40 by R.A.SHERRINGTON, an illustrator for B.L.KEARLEY LTD, the famous illustration agency in LONDON, it measures 6.5" by 5.5", the study is titled 'MP40 GERMAN MACHINE GUN', in excellent condition for its age as per the photographs, some minor marks to the board, a nice opportunity to aquire a watercolour master for the book plates. Nice investment opportunity too.

GDP0079
GDP0079
An original watercolour painting on board of an Luger PO8 by R.A.SHERRINGTON, an illustrator for B.L.KEARLEY LTD, the famous illustration agency in LONDON, it measures 6.5" by 5.5", the study is titled '9MM MAUSER PARABELLUM GUN ', in excellent condition for its age as per the photographs, some minor marks to the board, a nice opportunity to aquire a watercolour master for the book plates. Nice investment opportunity too.