These pages display a number of the rare items that I have had the pleasure of selling. To view more details and a larger photograph please click on the thumbnail picture.
WWII GERMAN RAD MEMBER\'S COMMEMORATIVE LAPEL PI
The 16mm x 22mm vertical oval pin has a pebbled red surround, with gilt edging inside and out, and, to its central white field, the RAD emblem of an upright, pointed spade head with a mobile swastika to its center and dual sheaves of wheat projecting diagonally upwards from its base. Maker marked. *CDR*
WWII GERMAN KYFFHAUSERBUND ARMBAND
This is a scarce and desirable Kyffhäuserbund armband for a board member of a local chapter of the “N.S.-Reichskriegerbund Kyffhäuser e.V.,” a German organization for war veterans. It features a Bevo machine woven patch with the 1937-43 pattern NS-RKB emblem (an Iron Cross with Nazi swastika, on a red shield), machine stitched to a blue wool fabric armband. Behind this Bevo patch, and running the length of the armband, is a strip of silver wire rank Tresse, indicating the leadership position of “Beirat” in the Kyffhäuserbund organization. No moth holes or bites. *CDR*
WWII GERMAN 1938 PHOTO BOOK ON HERMANN GOERING’S L
Offered for sale is a very interesting 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inch, 348-page hardcover book by Erich Gritzbach. It was published in 1938 by Zentralverlag der NSDAP Franz Eher Nachf. in Munich. The book, which contains 50 photographs, is divided into two main chapters: 1) Hermann Göring’s official titles and the many tasks that come with the job(s). He was the Prussian Minister President and minister of the interior, Reich Master of the German Hunt, Reich Minister of Aviation and Head of the Luftwaffe and he was responsible for the Four-Year Plan. The second chapter deals about Göring, the comrade, the politician, the work horse, the human and the artist. *CDR*