Imperial German and WWII Collectibles by Brandywine Militaria Brandywine Militaria
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1930 item #1286165
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Historically important binoculars from LZ127 which was the airship Graf Zeppelin. Power marking is 8x25 and the L.Z.127 markings are an exact match to the power markings. Absolutely real, authentic memento from the most famous airship ever to not explode in New Jersey. Shows significant wear as per images and most of the leather covering is gone to time. The optics look clear enough but the focus dial on one side does not turn. I am not a big binocular guy so I don't know why. There is a maker n...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1920 item #1285952
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Absolutely gorgeous Second Division Engineer WWI Helmet. Most importantly one that nobody could possibly look at and question. Complete with liner and chinstrap this is out of my collection. The 2nd Division was an important unit that was put together specifically for WWI and included the 5th and 6th Marine Regiments and was twice commanded my marine Corps generals. This is the only time in our history that Marine Corps generals commanded Army divisions. The division was absolutely in the middle...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1285947
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Minty finish on this tinnie; German NSDAP Gautag Wurttemburg-Hohenzollern Stuttgart June 4-6, 1937. Maker marked on reverse FR. ZIMMERMANN STUTTGART. This is a rather uncommon tinnie but most importantly, the finish is as close to mint as one could hope for with a buttery smooth feel. The material is a sort of brush finished aluminum that doesn't hold up well to age wear and if comparison pricing the few other examples found will be well worn. Really a nice, uncommon tinnie in perfect shape that...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1285596
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Very cool variant of the famous Saar tinnie which I have never seen before. The Saar, of course, was an industrialized region of Germany occupied by order of the Versailles Treaty. The Germans were increasingly resentful of this occupation. This tinnie shows smoke stacks shrouded by exhaust clouds which become hands with fingers raised if looked at correctly. These hands/smokestacks are bound in chains. Backmarked GLASER & SOHN DRESDEN. Solid, heavy metal construction much better made then typic...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1285479
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I have seen this one before but certainly not very often. Ceramic pilot tinnie measuring about 4.5cm. Pin shows some oxidation but is complete. The paint is perfect. Really cool addition to any tinnie collection.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1283732
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Very cool Infantry Assault Badge document to a man in the 315 Infantry Regiment. Awarded "In the field" November 13 1941, very early in the Russian campaign and the beginning of that famously miserable first winter. In fact, things were already so tough that the "I" key on the typewriter was broken. "Im Felde..." has become "Jm Felde" and the unit is given as "...Jnf.Rgt.315". Interesting bit of personality. Nice clean document with nice stamp also from the 315th.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1283687
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Fascinating pressed paper tinnie. Tag der Nationalen Solidaritat d.Dez. 1936 Neuland-Halle - Adolf Hitler Koog. This is the only tinnie I ever recall having pertaining to a building (Which is shown on the tinnie). Apparently this was a community center house which was turn into a learning center for National Socialism history. Some very basic research shows that this building is currently a hot topic as they are trying to figure out what to do with it and its history. Paper tinnies are hard to f...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1282877
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Extremely interesting tinnie from the 1933 Volksdeutsche Opferwoche (Or Ethnic German Victims Week). The Volksdeiutsche were ethnic Germans who found themselves living in areas that were part of the German Reich mostly before WWI. While many may have been discriminated against in their new countries pre-WWII Germany used them and a greatly inflated image of their suffering to help point out the wrongs of the Versailles Treaty. This strategy was the driving force behind Chamberlain giving the Sud...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1282789
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Kriegsmarine EM/NCO breast eagle could not be in any better condition. Clean, perfect, original.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1282666
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Very nice Heer Funkmeister or Army Radio Operator trade patch. Nice period used example with silver trim indicating a higher level of expertise. A bit of paper residue in reverse from having been mounted in a photo album somewhere along the way. Good display piece.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1940 item #1281983
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Very nice DAF unit flag. The town patch indicates it is from St Wendel Ost (Sankt Wendel). This town is just a bit north of Saarbrucken in the Saar region which is of course of great importance wo WWII history. Condition is overall excellent. There are a few small holes but this type of fabric almost encourages them with its loose weave. They are all tiny and really get lost in the size of the flag. The worst spot is the last photo. The silver twist wire fringe is in superb condition and all of ...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1281941
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This embroidered tinnie features a soldat resting with a bent knee against a slight incline. The series shows German soldiers from different time periods but this is my favorite with the helmet pose. Would great sitting besde a helmet on a shelf.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1950 item #1281905
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Very nice Eastern Front medal with award document dated August 19 1942. The medal is a top notch example with full length ribbon, silver wash intact and hallmarked 13 for Gustav Brehmer. This medal is popular with collectors with a good looking helmet over crossed grenade and bayonet. It was awarded to those who fought through the first viscous winter of the invasion of Russia and nicknamed the "Frozen Meat Medal". Nice set.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1280757
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Great looking tunic removed breast eagle. Great condition but with some threads remaining from when it was sewn on. Nice and clean early droop tail example.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #1280490
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Very good looking WWI victory medal with ATLANTIC FLEET bar. Matching tone with the medal and nicely melted into the ribbon, the bar and the medal have clearly been together for the duration. Excellent condition medal and nice strong colors on the ribbon.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1279924
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OST Ostarbeiter patch. Intended to show that laborers were imported eastern laborers. The freedom of these eastern laborers seems to have varied greatly. I think the majority of these patches were worn by Ukranians brought in to work industry while most of the German male work force was on active duty. Condition is overall excellent with minor signs of age.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Hobbies : Pre 1950 item #1279350
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Very attractive pipe with horse racing motif. The metalwork is marked STERLING. Really a neat item touching multiple collectible categories.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1279142
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Excellent 1943 dated Mein kampf. Very minor shelf wear and book remains in excellent condition throughout. Pages are clean and crisp. There is a group of a few pages towards the back with tiny dogears; Not many and I will leave as is rather then pick at them (See last image). The cardboard shelf sleeve is also in excellent shape and is rare to still be with the book.