Imperial : German WW1 Original "Kriegsnachrichtenblatt" (War News Sheet).
World War 1 original German war news sheet dated 15 August 1918 issued to the troops to keep them informed of the general war situation. The double-sided sheet is 21cms x 16cms with a small tear in the bottom edge plus corner pin-holes which tend to indicate that it was displayed on a board at some stage. There is a handwritten note which looks like "Epilegny Somme" and initialled CWL 3/9/191... read more
Headquarters Lines of Communication, 21st Army Group & Hamburg District Shoulder-flash.
Machine-woven blue crusader's cross on a yellow shield worn by HQ L.of C personnel in Holland and subsequently by Hamburg District occupation troops. Very good condition. read more
WW2 Set of Twelve Olive-green Plastic General Service Buttons.
Olive-green plastic war-economy King's crown buttons, 15mm diameter. No maker's marks. Generally in un-issued condition. Several sets available. read more
Third Reich : German Nazi SA Cap-eagle for Groups Oberrhein and Warthe.
BEVo-woven silver-wire eagle & swastika on cornflower-blue triangle as worn by the two SA-Gruppen Warthe and Oberrhein. A very nice example, removed from cap but in excellent condition. read more
East Germany (DDR) : Six Silver-aluminium Buttons for Service & Full-dress Uniforms.
Silver aluminium buttons, 20mm dia. for uniforms of most East German security forces (Army, Air-force, Border-guards, police, etc). Pebbled surface with plain rim, complete with shank on the reverse. No makers' marks. Priced per half-dozen, ie. 6. read more
East Germany (DDR) : Six Grey Plastic Buttons for Military Combat-kit / Field-uniform.
Grey plastic buttons, 20mm dia. for combat-kit / field-uniform. Pebbled surface with plain rim, complete with shank on the reverse. No makers' marks. Price per half-dozen ie. 6.
(Note: 20mm dia buttons were used for jacket front and pocket fastenings. Epaulettes were secured by 16mm dia similar buttons). read more
WW2 1943 Issue National Registration Identity Card complete with Original ID Card Holder.
National ID card first issued in 1943 to a woman in Consett, Co Durham. Subsequent stamps take it upto 1951 because of address changes. The card is accompanied by its original green linen covered pocket-holder entitled in gold print "National Registration Act 1939 - Identity Card Holder". Excellent condition. read more
WW2 First Issue (R.B.1) Ration Book Issued May 1940.
Early wartime issue (31 May 1940) ration-book with buff cover printed in red. The book still contains two pages of coupons plus two sides of instructions plus other contents. The book was issued and used in the Hexham area of Northumberland and is very good condition. Wartime first editions are scarce. read more