Imperial German and WWII Collectibles by Brandywine Militaria Brandywine Militaria
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1940 item #1229131
Brandywine Militaria
$578
Very high quality full dress tunic for Japanese naval captain. Lovely dark blue shell with bullion work around the color that is just out of this world. There is one small snag in the bullion but almost impossible to see with all the activity. None of the buttons look to be reattached nor does there seem to be any repairs. The inside is made of a high quality quilted fabric that is very clean and pleasantly pliable. There a couple of tine rub holes on the inside lining but truly not a big deal a...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1313776
Brandywine Militaria
$575
Very tastefully executed katana tsuba showing a Dragon in the Clouds motif. Attractive dragon with very fine detail contrasts very nicely with the plain surface of the majority of the tsuba. The front shows the dragon's head, one leg and tail. The reverse shows just one small body segment and about an inch away from that just two toes, supporting the idea the sometimes less is more. Large size measures 8.5cm from top to bottom, 8.0cm from left to right, about 4.5mm thick and weighs just about 5....
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1304172
Brandywine Militaria
$565
Terrific 1/2 sized miniature army dagger by Eickhorn. Nice white handle variant. Eickhorn did use white handles on some daggers later in the war so it is interesting to see it in miniature as well. The miniature knot is also a pleasant addition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Pre 1950 item #1172005
Brandywine Militaria
$549
Very interesting and very rare item. This is a rare (And obsolete / defunct) badge for employee of Sing Sing prison. I am not sure when numbered badges were put into use there but this would have been shortly thereafter with a low badge number of 171. Really a great look to this badge with an even and pleasant degree of age wear on the front (See photos). While the main anchoring would be done by the screwback on the reverse I believe there may have been a stabilizing pin on the reverse of the e...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1154161
Brandywine Militaria
$539
Interesting doeskin jacket. Definitely old and definitely real but has a Hitler Youth diamond pin and gold lettered Hitler Youth district triangle. All buttons are HJ DJ buttons. I can't think of anybody spuriously putting the boys' triangle on when the girls' is cheaper. I am leaning toward this being worn by a woman who was involved with the Hitler Youth and don't see any reason why this is not possible. A couple of spots on the back look like something that could be scraped off (I touch nothi...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1196848
Brandywine Militaria
$539
Way cool gold eagle for luftwaffe general's summer tunic. Very strong gold finish with very light wear to the front. Reverse shows gentle patination. Pin is a little bit bent but I see that as a non-issue. The final image is interesting as it shows the border of where the gold finish was applied and not applied. Just a really neat item.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1214099
Brandywine Militaria
$539
Very nice Bavarian Currasier sword. Engraved on both sides of the blade with the Bavarian motto "In Treue Fest". Early double squirrel Eickhorn logo. Blade is near perfect with just a tiny area of white speckling (See photo), otherwise mirror bright throughout. Blade has a pleasing heavy curve to it. The scabbard has no dents but does show some areas of paint loss (See photos). The handle shows the expected patination and minor oxidation. Fish skin grip and wire wrap are in great shape. Nice, ra...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1263154
Brandywine Militaria
$535
Very cool pair of Waffen SS Cavalry or Motorized Reconnaissance shoulder boards. These were used and tunic removed the hard way; Ripped off at the top. There is some nipping that is hard to photograph as the fabric is still black on black but the last photo shows the worst spots on each piece. The nips on the back are easier to discern and are shown in image two. Basically an extremely interesting pair of shoulder straps with damage from field use and some mothing.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #1289079
Brandywine Militaria
$533
Superb Luftwaffe winter flight helmet by Siemens. This model LPkW101 was the later war cold weather flight helmet with significantly upgraded electronic communications. This example is just about perfect. Shell shows soft, healthy, unscuffed brown leather. Interior wool is bright and clean with the original fabric Siemens label which is likewise in perfect shape with crisp, clean and well contrasting wording with no running colors. The main plug is bakelite, maker logo marked and also marked BLK...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1118198
Brandywine Militaria
$509
Interesting menpo. Below is an old ring mail skirt laced on. It looks like this is the correct configuration and intended use but the skirt has been laced on with a modern shoelace. Apparently a quick repair by previous owner, this is reflected in the price. Overall reasonably solid condition. The gold wire border on the skirt is frayed from age and there menpo itself has a crack on one side (Please see photos attached). A bargain price if you need a filler menpo until a more elaborate example i...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1145942
Brandywine Militaria
$499
Very nice condition fire police NCO visor cap. Just a small area of where on the rear edge (See final photo). Insignia is nice and sunk in with a been-there-forever look. Nice celluloid maker diamond from a firm that specializes in fire fighting equipment. Stamps designate this hat as being from the Obersalzberg area police force with inspector dates of 1942 and 1943. While the hat is certainly correct, I don't know how to tell if these markings are legit but I would assume nobody would be addin...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1940 item #1160261
Brandywine Militaria
$499
Very nice Italian Order of the Crown. This is the neck order in gold and is a very attractive medal overall. There is one spot of very minor chipping to the enamel on the front right arm. This is not very noticeable and detracts very little. Terrific overall enamel work with inset stones. This order was instituted at the end of the 19th century. This example is consistent with WWII era. Lovely medal.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1940 item #1232985
Brandywine Militaria
$499
This is a hard to find Japanese army cold weather or arctic cap. As most of their operations were in warm areas these are not too common. This one is also in superb condition and would be nearly impossible to improve on. The fabric is clean and unstained. Every button and every loop to attach to the respective buttons is present. No loose threads, stains or anything of the sort throughout. Probably the best detail is that even the fur is clean and in healthy shape. Fur with this kind of age is u...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1235340
Brandywine Militaria
$499
Very nice 1st Class 1939 Iron Cross. Proper construction for the hallmark 65 which indicates this was made by the firm Klein & Quenzer A.G. Idar Oberstein. The cross itself is in superb condition throughout. The leatherette covered case shows the usual shelf wear as per attached images. The snap works fine but the box is a little tight and needs to be held open. I assume this is from the fabric at the hinge area shrinking a bit. Not a big deal at any rate. Great looking medal.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Uniforms : Pre 1940 item #1238948
Brandywine Militaria
$499
Absolutely stunning set. Fascist Italian Brocade officer belt with sword hangers in original box. I believe this rig is for Public Safety Police which is probably one of those innocuous names for a sketchy organization. The buckle itself is a lovely gold gilt example featuring an eagle beneath a crown gripping a fasces and with a nicely rendered enamel House of Savoy crest on his belly. The spot in the middle of this crest is not a chip but a spot of green residue that with a gentle rub slides r...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #925849
Brandywine Militaria
$495
Lion Head officer sword by Eickhorn. Blade has some spotting but not bad. Handle has handsome lion head with ruby eyes and some gilt remaining in recesses. Wire wrap is near perfect with just the slightest looseness on the top two rows, but they are in place. Assembly is nice and tight. Scabbard has one dent and a little oxidation near the throat. One throat screw has cracked head causing minor looseness to the throat insert. There are a few paint flecks from spattering that could probably be ch...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1308935
Brandywine Militaria
$495
Very cool set out of the woodwork. Excellent NSDAP Political Officer belt buckle backmarked RZM M4/27 for the firm Overhoff and Cie. The leather on the belt is crisp and clean with a remnant of the paper label on the reverse. Just beside the tongue is penciled in the owner's name but not clearly enough for me to venture a guess. Tongue is size marked 90. Leather is also RZM marked towards the keeper end. While the belt is an excellent example the real interesting part here is the attached holste...