Japanese swords and militaria for sale by Anjin Brandywine Militaria
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1940 item #1263365
Brandywine Militaria
$58
Nice cockade for Luftschutz visor cap. Nice, even silver wash to the wreath with very gentle rub wear to the high relief of the oak leaves. Red felt center is complete. Multiple piece construction with pleasant, even patina on reverse indicating all pieces have been together as a unit for the duration. Nice example of a difficult piece of insignia to find.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Souvenirs : Pre 1900 item #1262705
Brandywine Militaria
$550
Very interesting Imperial German regimental stein. This is an early one as the engraved inscription inside the lid is dated 1891. The engraving has the initials A.F. R.B. and is in memory of the fellow's service (I can't quite make out the exact words) and the date M. 21.6.91 (June 26, 1891. The ceramic bottom of the shell is made in the shape of an actual artillery shell and the top finial is in the shape of the fuse...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Souvenirs : Pre 1910 item #1262666
Brandywine Militaria
$575
Lovely Bavarian cavalry stein for one of the royal regiments. 5 Chev Rgt (Chevaulegers-Regiment) "Erzherzog Albrecht von Ostereich 3 Esk (Squadron) 1901-1903. No chips or damage that I can find. Correct lithophane on the bottom. Very nice piece.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Souvenirs : Pre 1950 item #1262604
Brandywine Militaria
$117
This is a lovely little set. A pitcher for iced tea, lemonade or whatever and two matching cups with 5th army crests on each piece. The pitcher is about 9.5 inches tall and the cups are about 4.5 inches tall. A local fellow had enlisted and ended up fighting in Italy. The souvenirs he brought home were this pitcher set and his lovely Italian wife. He passed away a year or so ago and she decided she was also getting old and it was time to part with old memories after many decades of happiness...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #1261463
Brandywine Militaria
$159
Very attractive badge for 40 year faithful service in the Prusiian Railway. The badge is a perfectly toned silver body with similarly toned gold plating to the Prussian crown and the 40 plate. The reverse has the imperial German maker mark on reverse of the 40 plate reads JOH WAGNER & SOHN BERLIN. To the left of Berlin is the associated half moon and crown logo...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1261390
Brandywine Militaria
$349
Shockingly perfect WWI German boot knife. Blade does have a few stray scratches from in-out action over the decades but is certainly the mintiest example I have seen. As per photos metal is as healthy as if it were made yesterday. Every angle is crisp and sharp. Ricasso is marked RASIERMESSER FABRIK ERN WALD RHEINL. This company made razors but clearly put their know how to good use after 1914. Blade also sports a nice crisp arsenal stamp. Much of the paint is worn from the crossguard...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1259485
Brandywine Militaria
$579
Lovely engraved Hirschfanger dagger or hunting sword. Ricasso reverse shows the early Clemen and Jung maker logo. The work throughout the piece shows early quality and patterns. The engraved blade shows tasteful hunting scenes including jaeger, hounds and foxes doing their eternal chasing, forest scenes and bucks with great racks, as well as the hunting association coat of arms. The spine is engraved with a vine pattern most of the way...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #1258971
Brandywine Militaria
$189
Lovely blue and red enamel medal for Honorable Member of the 13 Husaren (Hussars) Regiment. Very well made badge measuring 4.5cm high. I find no damage to the enamel or the rest of the piece. Backmarked A. SCHWERDT STUTTGART. Very cool badge would look great in just about any display.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #1257993
Brandywine Militaria
$83
Nice wound badge and matching document. Document is in decent shape with the usual crease down the middle. For its age the corners are reasonably sharp and there are no tears or missing material. The last name looks like Kargelain. I can't make out the unit but it looks like it starts with "mg" so possibly a machine gunner? Dated October 5, 1918. The wound badge is very attractive example with nice raised details...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1257629
Brandywine Militaria
$50
WWI USN dog tag. It is on what appears to be the original chain which is, unfortunately broken. Obverse includes name, Frank Brody as well as what I assume are his birthdate and maybe date of entry to the Navy: 9-1-97 and 6-18-18. USNRF was the US Naval Reserve Force. The reverse shows Frank's thumbprint. Nice piece of WWI history.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1920 item #1257621
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Very nice Prussian NCO pickelhaube with brass fittings. Very nice matching patina to plate, spike and rear spine. Interior is all original with no signs of tampering. There is a stamp in the leather of the rear visor. It is light and the first letter is unrecognizable, after the first letter it looks like K.75 . The negatives are that the cockade is missing on both sides and the stitching of both visors is gone...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #1257609
Brandywine Militaria
$80
Lovely Imperial German four place stickpin. The first medal is a nice enamel 1914 iron cross but the prize in the row is the second medal which is a lovely Bavarian merit cross with very fine detail and nice blue enamel arms. The row is finished by a Hindenburg Cross and a black wound badge. Very nice lapel pin intended for wear by the recipient of these medals while in civilian clothes.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1920 item #1257429
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Very nice all original M16 German Helmet. Great example in untouched example. Strong finish on the outside. Rivets are nice and tight and never tampered with. Soldier's name on the rear looks like Blankenberg. Maker and size marked TJ66 for C. Thiel & Soehne, Luebeck. There is damage to the front two liner tongues. The chinstrap is included but I took it off for preservation; See last photo. Very nice helmet.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1920 item #1257202
Brandywine Militaria
$1,049
Very nice WWI camouflage M16 helmet. Gentler camo pattern then found on most German helmets but a very nice and very undoubtable overall package. Some paint loss due to age and wear and a rub here and there but a great overall look. The liner is complete with pads except for damage to one of the six tongues tongues (Image 5) and small chips to two others. The manufacturer mark looks like TJ 66 for C. Thiel & Soehne, Luebeck. The last number is hard to make out because of the finish wear at that ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1256868
Brandywine Militaria
$47
I believe this to be a horseshoe cleaner. During WWI armies were extremely reliant on horsepower for mobility. This was a fact even in WWII far more then most realize. This is a simple blunt iron blade on a wood hilt. The "blade" is slightly curved but with an exaggerated hook on the end. The blade is dated 1916. There is also a maker logo on the ricasso. It is very light only only a few letters are visible on the right side around the image of a horse. Interesting item.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1940 item #1256859
Brandywine Militaria
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Terrific quality GIL leader dagger. GIL was the Fascist youth movement and basically equivalent to the Hitler Youth. This dagger also includes the extremely hard to find leather hanger. These hangers were not particularly well made and the leather used is a bit flimsy so few have survived the decades. This set looks to have been together for the duration. All of the brass fittings on dagger, scabbard and hangers have the same pleasant patina indicating that if this was ever cleaned it was a long...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1256772
Brandywine Militaria
$750
Terrific example by A C Co which is far scarcer then LF&C. This M1917 trench knife (Also known as The Knuckle Duster) has a nice, smooth, unsharpened triangular blade. The knuckle guard is clean as a whistle and backmarked A.C.Co. USA 1917. The grip shows a nice, healthy wood mostly free of damage except for 5 notches that look intentionally placed. The hard to find scabbard is in similar solid condition with all rivets in place. The scabbard metal fittings are clean and smooth with both pieces ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1950 item #1256473
Brandywine Militaria
$227
Very nice set of 16 color prints that would look great framed in the Man Cave. Except for one showing a signals unit hanging communication wire they are all combat related. Tropical to winter, infantry, tanks, artillery, assault boats, flamethrowers, grenades, machine guns etc. Basically anything heer related. The paper is overall crisp and clean but a few have small folded over corners from previous owners being careless when closing the envelope. This is not bad at all even on the worst and wo...