Imperial German and WWII Collectibles by Brandywine Militaria Brandywine Militaria
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1980 item #1243272
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Nice informative book on the classic Me109 fighter. Lots of good text suitable for beginner or experienced historians. While it was eclipsed during the war by other fighters the 109 probably remains the most iconic single engine aircraft of the war. Used condition with worn dust jacket.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Souvenirs : Pre 1920 item #1243137
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Very nice little Imperial album sized for postcards. The cover is nice and clean but is made of a sort of corrugated craft paper so there is some edge wear. Really in great condition for not being real solidly built. There are 25 pages which can hold one card front and back. The last two attached images show the damaged pages that I was able to find. A nice little album.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1243016
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EM NCO breast eagle with a great look. Some stitching thread remains along the border. The patch itself is in fine shape except for one tiny pull on the eagle's left wing (Viewer's right) which is very minor and can be seen in the first attached image. I love these tunic removed pieces and will take this any day over a factory roll example. Great front line look.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1243006
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Very nice set of Russian navy dagger hangers. I do believe these are WWII. If they are later it is not by much and I have these priced low regardless. Condition is terrific with gold wash on all metal fittings showing the most minimal of aging. Fittings are the same on both except for the swivel hook correctly present on the smaller strap. The buckles, modeled very closely on their German counterparts have anchors instead of lions (Who ever saw a lion swimming anyway?). The fabdric straps are a ...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1242997
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Nice naval stickpin. Nicely detailed life preserver with a red cockade in the center. An gold washed anchor is hanging from this with the whole rig mounted on a stickpin. I think this looks German but maybe wrong (Please let me know). Nicely detailed nautical piece.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1242996
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Very nice Der Stahlhelm button. Condition is great with perfect finish to front. Wording around the shank on the reverse is: Wirtsch: A. St. D Bundesleitung Ges Gesch. The second image is straight on with the flash to show the lettering. The last image is a better representation of the actual tone and color. The veteran groups were often disaffected x-soldiers who were called upon to provide pre-organized muscle for various political factions who often settled their differences on the streets. I...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1242994
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Opferrinf Elsess literally means "Sacrificial Ring Alsace". These were worn by Germans living in Alsace Lorraine with NSDAP allegiance. A favorite tactic of the Nazis was to stir discontent among (And hopefully sympathy for) ethnic Germans in areas they were looking for a reason to enter. This is a scarce pin in the first place but most were found unfinished in the manufacturer's factory. It is very hard to find an example with paint applied (Finished). The paint on this example is near complete...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1242975
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Armored assault badge by EWE. This is a very scarce and unknown maker who seemed to be working out of Austria. Unfortunately the pin and the hook are missing while the pin hinge remains in place. I almost suspect that the GI souvenir hunter ripped it right off of some poor guys uniform without spending the time to unhook it. The front shows a white mark strangely located right on the eagle's crotch. That could probably be cleaned up easily but repairing the pin would need the help of someone who...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Souvenirs : Pre 1950 item #1242963
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Unique, hand made CBI - China Burma India - pillow case. Brown silk base embroidered "TO MOTHER" and 1945. The bullion stitching is very nice on this but as it is hand made there are some loose threads along the edges. Nothing is coming undone; It just looks like this was made not so tightly. The fabric is a warm brown silky material that was very frustrating to photograph either with or without a flash. It is a good bit darker then it looks in the photographs but the three red fields at the bot...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1950 item #1242962
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Very cool tortoise shell style Bakelite goggles. Shown here with my personal assistant Betty who hasn't complained about anything in years. I have seen many various ages assigned to these but I think they are 19040's to early 1950's but are currently very much in fashion with "steampunk" style. I have also seen these advertised as motorcycle and aviation goggles which may very well be accurate as there was not a well entrenched eye wear industry for those fields but I think the intended use is a...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1970 item #1242931
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Very nice Bundeswehr A-frame. This is a very good representation of the war time product. Straps match and are riveted in place the same but one is dated 1953 and the other 1963. I imagine some reenactors who don't want to spend close to $1000 and use a WWII example would like a real one instead of a reproduction made in some southeast third world country. Besides the dates on the straps there is one mark that reads P-Bln (An ormored battalion of some unit maybe?) and another rectangular stamp t...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1920 item #1242890
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Interesting Flag Signal Instructor. Sliding dial shows different flag configurations for different letters in US Army and Navy semaphore code. Patent information from Great Britain and United States are on the sides but the US side does have some small flaking (See photo). The reverse shows International Morse code with one flag or lantern with some further instructions on semaphore code on the bottom. Communications have become increasingly important with armies and methods of communication are...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1242857
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WWII Bronze Star in original bxo, wax paper and card. Maker marked American Emblem Co Inc. Dated 1-29-45 Phila. Q.M. Depot. Nice minty war dated combat award.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1930 item #1242852
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Very cool and extremely rare yearbook for the First Torpedo Boat Flotilla. The Wiemar navy at this time was very small and Germany was still heavily restricted in the size of its navy by the Versailles treaty. As many navies have figured out, it was quickly seen that with smaller torpedo boats it was possible to pack a lot of offensive punch into a small craft. This is a similar theory to the American PT boats. A rare enough item that I was only able to find even one other example for sale in Ge...
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1242849
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P.N.F. was Partito Nazionale Fascista, Mussolini's Fascist political party which lasted until 1943. Condition is perfect with nice, bright metal and undamaged enamel work. Maker marked A. PAGANI MILANO and the button clip has this name and the address. Great example.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1242845
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Another gorgeous example of Italian bullion insignia. This example is a lovely gold colored wire weave. With no condition issues. Very nice cap badge.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1940 item #1242829
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ONB leader rank insignia. Very nice bullion construction. The ONB was a Fascist youth organization for Italian youth and was similar in theory and practice to the Hitler Youth. High quality patch measures about 5.7x8.3cm.
All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1950 item #1242813
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German postmark stamper in excellent condition. This number 219859 was used by three different Kolonne 64th Regiments. The first was Infantrie-Regiment 64 which was "gestricken". The Schutzen-Regiment 64 and then Panzergrenadier-Regiment 64 which was also "gestricken" but this time in Stalingrad. No actual translation is necessary for "gestricken". Perhaps there was something unlucky about this particular stamper? It was then given three different SS artillery assignments. This list with a copy ...